In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The knifeman struck as the woman was unloading her silver BMW estate car on a side street off Chorley New Road on Thursday at about 8.45 am.
- All vehicles that need to unload goods at the shops on the street will be allowed to do so after business hours, the sources said.
- Ships from London had to be unloaded and the trade goods and supplies stored in warehouses at the ports or directly loaded into canoes and boats for shipment to posts.
- Hector had just finished unloading the van and its occupants into the surrounding desert.
- You can still see the piles of the original wharf where the goods were unloaded.
- While unloading a couple of sacks of lobster for his chef, Vernon asked me if I could help him out with a very sticky situation.
- The goods were snatched while the 17-year-old was unloading equipment from the boot of a Vauxhall Astra estate, ready for the first lesson in a new venue.
- It takes more than a day for a vehicle to reach a particular shop to unload the goods and another day to come out of the yard.
- Workmen at the docks were unloading the crates from the tugboats and cruises.
- As for moving day, we started loading the first car at about 9.00 on Saturday morning and finished unloading the van and three cars by 3.00 that afternoon.
- The 47-year-old woman was approached by a man as she was unloading her silver BMW estate car on the outskirts of the town centre.
- We meet at the Canmore fire hall where the bikes are unloaded from vehicles.
- He said businesses appreciated the ease with which they could load and unload goods without being hindered by illegally parked cars.
- In an area where just 40 years ago ships were being launched and cranes busily loading and unloading vessels of all sorts, a new city district is being developed.
- John Micklethwaite, of the Health and Safety Executive, described how Mr Kick was seen to climb up to unload a Renault Clio before disappearing from the camera's view.
- The worker, employed by stevedoring company Perkins, was crushed by a container while unloading an Indonesian ship.
- The trailer was unloaded off the ship by Irish Ferries' personnel and left for collection in the company's container depot.
- The bus was unloaded and moved to a safe space in the car park, while the tourists continued with their trip into York.
- You're on the highway for up to 11 hours at a stretch, not to mention putting in another three hours a day loading or unloading goods.
- By Wednesday or Thursday, shipping clerks at the store unload the truck and stock their shelves with the flo or-ready merchandise from the boxes.
- As we approached the port of Burgas we could see ships being unloaded & I asked about container ships.
- A delivery man claimed that he came within inches of being hit by a car as he was unloading his goods in Walmgate on Wednesday.
- In 1592, on the orders of the then Lord Mayor of York, cloth was sold in the market each Friday and cranes were used for loading and unloading the goods.
- There is also a picture showing activity outside as farmers unload their beet from horse carts 75 years ago as well as one showing the beet arriving by train, cart and lorry.
- When workers began industrial action and refused to unload a plane, two union delegates were sacked.
- Lorries and vans blocked two of Bolton busiest main roads, and tempers boiled over as Ashburner Street stallholders arrived to find they could not unload their goods.
- Villagers say the main problem is with HGVs and other large vehicles parking on the pavement to unload goods to businesses in the village.
- Likewise, imported goods could also be unloaded at Port Elliott and then moved inland via the rail link and the river paddle steamers.
- He was unloading goods from a van when three men bundled him into the storeroom of the supermarket and demanded cash.
- I now see people walking their dogs, delivery men unloading their goods, students heading to class.
- The biggest offenders are security vans, council vehicles and shops loading and unloading goods.
- With precise motions, they unloaded bikes from vehicles and began to set up their equipment in the designated transition area.
- Before everyone even unloads the van, Brockman already handled dropping into the tombstone.
- Quin watched the men finish unloading the truck, and head inside.
- Sebastian Jamieson sings and dreams while he punches the till, packs the shelves and unloads trucks at Clicks Store in Grahamstown's Church Square.
2informal(get rid of)(shares/stolen goods/goods) deshacerse deto unload sth on sb — endosarle / encajarle algo a algn informal
- Sometimes it is easier to unload emotions on a complete stranger rather than to risk burdening one's kith & kin.
- This letter doesn't have a huge conclusion; I realize that unloading my fears is probably never going to change the world.
- It's like I couldn't unload my feelings somehow.
- And Westfeldt unloads her fake neuroses in too many dull ripoffs of good Woody Allen.
- He unloaded his frustrations, his fears, his biggest worry.
- It was difficult to say who was more pleased - the scientist, because of the enthusiasm of the children or the children, because they got to unload their curiosity.
- He thinks he did nothing wrong by unloading his stock when he knew the company was going under.
- Cotton hand wraps will protect your tendons and bones as you unload the day's frustrations on the bag.
- But if you never really liked them all that well to begin with, this might be a good time to unload them.
- We unloaded our spare supplies on them and wished them good luck.
- I glared into all four corners, hoping I would have a victim on which I could unload my mounting frustrations.
- No wonder owner Martin Peretz was eager to unload controlling interest in the magazine to investors Michael Steinhardt and Roger Hertog.
- We can barter for somefing perhaps ya want to unload some anger?
- I said nothing, so as not to spoil the evening, but I do not appreciate other people unloading their junk disguised as gifts on us.
- I desperately wanted to talk to those close to me and to unload that agony I was carrying alone but something always stopped me.
- I really did myself a disservice by not taking my mother's old advice and counting to ten before I unload my fury on someone.
- Each family member does have moments where they unload their thoughts.
- Few songwriters are as good as Pernice at unloading psychic baggage in song.
- No player finds comfort in a prolonged period of idleness and Khizanishvili unloaded his frustration onto his agent, who in turn sought an explanation from McLeish.
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