In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(glass)(de lados rectos) vaso masculinewhiskey tumbler — vaso de whisky masculine
- It seems extraordinary that this crumbling little eatery with its plastic tumblers and splintery benches should be so favoured by the rich and famous.
- Guests have been asked for eight sherry glasses, eight champagne flutes, eight whisky tumblers, eight brandy goblets and two decanters.
- By then the indigenously produced drink had made its way into tumblers and cups across the country, especially South India.
- And when I emerged from the treatment room, I was met with a tumbler of water and a cobalt-blue glass tray bearing a chilled towel and three perfect strawberries.
- I pour half a tumbler, raise the glass, sniff and taste.
- Earl looked down at the smoky glass tumbler braced in the palm of his hand and swigged down the last sip of whiskey.
- Fill a tumbler with ice, and strain shaker into glass of ice.
- Philip held the tumbler until his brother drank his fill.
- Mr. Harding carefully set down his glass tumbler without shifting his gaze from his son.
- They drank from heavy tumblers, staring out the windows at the valley that opened before them.
- I have a really cute new set of stripy tableware: dinner plates, dessert plates, bowls, mugs, tumblers and cutlery.
- The tea flows even today, poured hot and sweet into stainless-steel tumblers as manna after a rigorous climb. and it afforded us time to ruminate about the incongruities of the temple.
- Wine was sometimes drunk from glass tumblers.
- I bought some cool, plain, glass tumblers from a thrift store and will start an etching design for them this weekend.
- Saturate lump sugar with bitters in a thick tumbler or mug.
- If a glass tumbler is pressed firmly against a septicaemic rash, the rash will not fade.
- He pauses to pour ice water into a clear glass tumbler, and drinks from it heartily.
- Don't burn your fingers on a tumbler.
- She had four tumbler glasses each about half full.
- Put yogurt into a shallow glass or tumbler.
2(acrobat)acróbata femininevolatinero masculinevolatinera feminine
- In 2002 she relocated to the U.S. with the intention of training as a power tumbler.
- Moving slickly between tumblers and acrobats, the action takes in an absurdly daring high-wire act.
- She is a very strong tumbler and vaulter, but only 38 kilos.
- The top women tumbler was Chrystel Robert who did a full-twisting double layout through to a piked full-in.
- She was obviously enjoying the antics of the jugglers and tumblers illuminated by the flickering light.
- Clearly, we all have something to learn from these clowns and tumblers.
- She is a very strong tumbler on floor.
- Three young tumblers from Croydon School of Gymnastics have won places in the London primary schools team for next month's national club finals in Cardiff.
- It must have been the end of the school day for them as a flurry of wannabe clowns, tumblers and tightrope walkers came out of the bar as I was passing by.
- Like a traditional circus, there are jugglers, trapeze acts, tumblers and contortionists.
- Many of the tumblers and trapeze artists were fairly minimally - but decently - dressed.
- While in the circus, Masha married the power tumbler Alexander Kourbatov.
3(for gemstones)(giratorio) tambor masculine
4(in lock)gacheta feminineclavija feminine
- I heard the tumblers in the lock click into position.
- Finally, the tumblers of the resistant lock had come round in the magical right combination.
- The connections slipped into place like the tumblers in a well-oiled lock and the revelation they unlocked left me standing stunned.
- Pieces fall comfortingly into place like tumblers in a well-oiled lock.
- Only a specific shape will recognize the tumbler combination in a lock.
- You listen to the tumblers falling in a lock, with a sound like faraway applause.
- The key Fran was holding at that moment fit right into the lock and the tumblers turned.
- The girls had never known lock picking to be such a dangerously loud task before, as Loki's attempts rattled the tumblers of the lock so much, someone in a surrounding house could hear it from an open door or window.
- To my immense relief I heard the tumblers inside the lock falling away.
- He dug out his key and stuck it in the lock, feeling the tumblers give way.
- Then I hear the tumblers click as Hofmann locks the front door behind us.
5before noun tumbler switch — interruptor de palanca masculine
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