In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1despertarthis will wake them from their apathy — esto los sacará de su apatía / les sacudirá la apatía
1(become awake)despertardespertarsehe woke from a deep sleep — despertó de un sueño profundo
2(be awake)waking or sleeping, it's always on my mind — no me lo puedo quitar de la cabeza ni de día ni de noche
- my waking hours — las horas que paso despierta
- it was a waking nightmare — fue (como) una pesadilla
1(for dead person)velatorio masculinevelorio masculine
1(of ship)estela femininein the wake of sth
- the hurricane left a trail of destruction in its wake — el huracán dejó una estela de destrucción a su paso
- in the wake of the revolution — tras la revolución
- his resignation comes in the wake of ... — su dimisión se produce tras / sigue a ...
- he accelerated and left the others trailing in his wake — aceleró y dejó atrás a los demás
- It notes that every aircraft generates a wake while in flight.
- We picked up the first Mk-25 at a quarter-mile and then got a visual on the ship's wake.
- The reason given for this crash was that the aircraft flew into the wake of another aircraft, and the pilot lost control of it.
- Whether it's cruising through a wake or throwing an anchor, according to him I do it all wrong.
- As we passed overhead, the glare of the moonlight on the water receded, and with our goggles, we could see a wake behind the ship.
- Wake turbulence happens when we pass through the wake of another aircraft, similar to when a boat passes through the wake of another vessel.
- What effect does this asymmetrical function of the dorsal and ventral tail lobes have on patterns of water flow in the wake?
- Franklin had noticed that the wake of one ship he saw was particularly smooth, and was told that the cooks had probably just discharged greasy water through the scuppers.
- Black water was seen in the ship's wake after the bombs exploded, proof the submarine was doomed.
- The speedboat kicked up a huge wave of water in its wake.
- All aircraft produce wake turbulence - spirals of air that trail from the wingtips that can be a particular hazard when smaller aircraft follow a larger plane.
- Such shockwaves are a bit like the wake of a ship travelling across the ocean.
- Pilots can avoid wake turbulence by allowing greater distance behind the heavy aircraft and their own, or by delaying takeoff for a few minutes.
- Next morning the sea is oily smooth, broken only by the wake of passing ships.
- She watches her father's departure by ship from a rowboat that is nearly swamped in the ship's wake.
- If you begin to see mud or floating grass blades in your wake, slow down and find deeper water.
- When we motor into the channel, however, I can't help noticing that the mooring buoy is trailing a foaming wake as the outgoing tide thunders past the boat.
- The pilot gets into a small bit of leftover wake turbulence, the rental aircraft wobbles just before touchdown and a wingtip catches the runway.
- Torpedoes powered by compressed air left a telltale wake in the water and gave a warning to a target.
- Even the ground over which a tank has driven shows where the track pressure has warmed it, like the wake of a ship.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.