In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(sight)vista feminineas we turned right, the hotel came into view — al torcer a la derecha pudimos ver el hotel / el hotel apareció ante nuestra vista
- to disappear from view — desaparecer
- we soon came in view of the bay — pronto pudimos ver la bahía
- to be hidden from view — estar oculto
- in full view of sb/sth — a la vista de algn/algo
- he undressed in full view of everyone — se desvistió delante de todos / a la vista de todos
- I couldn't see the trail very well anymore, some thick trees obstructing my view of it.
- I ducked as more bandits stalked into view between the trees on my side of the river.
- It sneaks into view from the narrow streets, and one is drawn to it like a Magnet for the Spirit.
- Tarmac insists the quarry will be hidden from view by a screen of more than 20,000 trees and a mile and a half of hedgerow.
- James sat near the shaft entrance up on the hill, hidden from view by trees and bushes.
- Just before touchdown he became aware of a pylon coming into view from behind a tree.
- At the moment, trees obscure the existing camera's view of some parts of the street.
- As it came into view, I noticed all the homes, restaurants and hotels that had been lost.
- Looking over the oval, the entrance to the tunnel is shielded from view by a large green shed.
- The type of tree will be chosen so as not to obstruct one's view or cause overcrowding.
- So I head back on to the hillside where all that is hidden from view by trees, and have a last few minutes in wilderness.
- A big bald man with a brown mustache ordered, stepping into view from behind the trees.
- Which means that I have a particularly good view of that Guard Tower in the garden beyond Lucy Smooth's.
- The other woman sighed; Vicky's view of her was obstructed by a circle of three guards that surrounded her.
- At times they vanished from view behind trees, to reappear, smaller still, in the distance.
- I kept her hidden from view with a spell, and told her to stay put until I whistled for her.
- No sooner was Doherty back in the team than the mercurial ability of Graham Geraghty hoved into view.
- All of this is in open view of the street through big glass windows where the camera crew happen to be.
- The water slides show no signs of abating and regularly obstruct one's view of the sun.
- A small wood shingled A frame, it was solidly encased by trees, hidden from view.
1.2(range of vision)we had a good view of the stage — veíamos muy bien el escenario
- he stood up to get a better view — se puso de pie para ver mejor
- you're blocking my view — me estás tapando
2.1(scene, vista)vista femininean apartment with an ocean view — un apartamento con vista al mar
- a view over the lake — una vista panorámica del lago
- Great river views attract Bristol's finest to drink and dine al fresco on the terrace.
- From the summit the panorama encompasses fine views of the Great Glen in general and Loch Ness in particular.
- This walk which covers a distance of eleven miles will pass through some magnificent scenery with panoramic views.
- There are three further bedrooms on the second floor, one of which has attractive views north over to Fife.
- It is also in a prime location, with panoramic views of the stunning Peak District, visible from every window in the home.
- It sleeps four comfortably and every room has panoramic views of stunning sea and mountain vistas.
- Bay windows also offer opportunities for built-in seats, maximising space and often exploiting attractive views.
- Fine views of the coast are an added bonus for the golfer.
- This panoramic view of Times Square on New Year's Eve includes ambient noise.
- They have stunning sea views, pristine beaches and pools, and lush landscaped gardens.
- From its Look Out Level it offers a stunning view of the city, especially at sunset.
- The manor also boasts fine views of the local hospital, a stunning former garrison building.
- The truth is that, at present, I only have to lift my eyes by ten degrees and I have a sumptuous panoramic view of a building site.
- From £820 per person, you get a week's bed and breakfast at Hotel Thalassa, which has stunning views across Coral Bay.
- The lodge comprises two reception rooms and five bedrooms and with its southerly aspect, enjoys fine views down the River Naver.
- The idea was to open and frame attractive views of the historic buildings.
- From the living area, a stair rises to the long thin private sitting room/study that looks out over stunning views.
- Return to the main track and look out for views of Blackness Castle and the Trossachs to the west.
- So anyone who finds such views attractive will think that the account is a hard one to swallow.
- Although there's not much to see inside the castle itself, the views from it are spectacular.
- The actual dinner was fine and the views worthy of all the gushings generated by the copywriter in the brochure we'd picked up earlier that week.
- Depending on design, they can mask undesirable sights or highlight attractive views.
- To the left and right two sets of French doors lead out to two small balconies offering attractive views up and down river.
- This circular walk up a little hill offers fine views of the Ken Valley and the higher peaks of Galloway, followed by a walk along a tree-filled valley.
- The Faithlegg estate itself offers Moire a wealth of stunning views for landscape painting.
- Which historic Shanghai building boasts gourmet restaurants, world-class boutiques and stunning views?
- Climbing up onto the walls provides you with an amazing panoramic view of the area.
- The presence of cameras staring at the terrace and into the street below does not belittle the stunning view from the roof.
2.2(picture, photo)vista feminine
- Some, the view of Warsaw to the Ordynacki Palace and that towards the Royal Palace, merit the attentions of a restorer.
- Stephen paints with his impressionistic views of vast, cool mathematical landscapes.
- Van Dyck, Canaletto's views of Venice, da Vinci sketches, Holbeins, Rubens and Rembrandts.
- The view is supposed to depict the landscape as seen through the asylum windows.
3.1(opinion, attitude)opinión feminineparecer masculinewhat's your view? — ¿tú qué opinas?
- he likes to air his views — le gusta dar a conocer su opinión
- in my view, it's too expensive — en mi opinión / a mi modo de ver es demasiado caro
- you have a peculiar view of things — tienes una visión extraña de las cosas
- view on / about sth — opinión de / sobre algo
- to hold views on/about sth — tener ideas / opiniones sobre algo
- she takes the view that … — ella opina que …
- to take a dim / poor view of sth
- she took a dim view of his arriving so late — no le pareció nada bien que llegara tan tarde
- they take a dim view of their daughter going out with him — ven con malos ojos que su hija salga con él
- to take the long/short view — adoptar una perspectiva amplia/limitada
- she takes a longer view — adopta una perspectiva más amplia
- This is the only internet survey of political views based on real opinion poll data.
- Well, I'm sure that the president of the United States has some very strong views with regards to the recall effort.
- Do you think you could ever be married to, or in a long-term relationship with, someone with radically different political views from your own?
- He was different to many other lawyers who held strong political views.
- I considered writing about it, throwing in my own heavily opinionated political and religious views, but I won't.
- Although they may not agree at all times and obviously have many different views and opinions, the boat has not been rocked.
- Sibyl was never in a mood to compete with her, for they each had different opinions and views on how things should come to pass.
- Clearly, since this is a matter of opinion, different views are tenable.
- Do you support his vision for Iran, or are you just giving a forum to dissidents of different political views?
- I have also considered carefully the views expressed with regard to the quality of the stained glass on the stairs.
- Astonishingly, the senator was giving strong political views.
- We have our own opinions and views on political developments.
- The gain is that all kinds of minorities with different views are now represented.
- Mom will get carried away too, caught up in the strong opinions and harsh views.
- But her husband, Bob, will not be acting as her consort - because he holds different political views to his wife.
- She is strong in her political views and religious beliefs.
- That does not, however, prevent us from taking a different view with regard to the costs of the appeal before us.
- Everyone at the gym seemed to have different opinions and views on how to train.
- They have divergent political views, from each other, from their unions, and definitely from the Labour Party.
- How well do we take on board, consider and reflect the views of minorities in reaching decisions?
3.2(survey, examination)visión feminine
4(plan, intention)with a view to -ing , with the view of -ing — con vistas a + inf
- with a view to buying a house — con vistas a comprar una casa
- what exactly do you have in view? — concretamente ¿qué es lo que te propones / lo que pretendes?
- there's no end in view — no se vislumbra el final
- let's have a look at what's in view for the week ahead — veamos qué tenemos en perspectiva para la semana que viene
- this car is designed with safety in view — este coche ha sido diseñado pensando en la seguridad
- always keep your ultimate goal in view — nunca pierdas de vista el objetivo que persigues
- with this in view — con este fin
- in view of — en vista de
- in view of what's happened — en vista de lo que ha sucedido
- in view of the fact that … — dado que …
- on view
- the exhibition is on view until the end of the month — la exposición puede visitarse hasta fin de mes
- the winning entries will go on view to the public on Saturday — las obras premiadas podrán verse / se expondrán al público a partir del sábado
1(look at)(sights) ver(sights) mirarwe viewed the scene with amusement/detachment — mirábamos la escena divertidos/con indiferencia
- viewed from the side, he resembles his brother — (visto) de perfil, se parece a su hermano
5(regard)verconsiderarshe viewed the job as a challenge — veía / consideraba el trabajo como un reto
- the proposal/her presence is viewed with suspicion by the staff — el personal ve la propuesta/su presencia con recelo
- we viewed the matter with concern — el asunto nos preocupaba
1Televisionver la televisiónthe viewing public — los telespectadores
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