In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(laundry)(dirty) ropa para lavar feminine(clean) ropa lavada feminineto do the washing — hacer la colada Spain
- she takes in washing — trabaja de lavandera
- I went and hung out a load of washing in the time it took to log on and get into my site.
- People would be picking bits off their washing on the line wondering what it was.
- I made notes and muttered the new words as I watered the garden and hung washing on the line.
- An assortment of leather sheaths hang like washing on a line in a mocked-up Saxon trader's stall.
- We doubt though that people will still be hanging out their washing across the back streets.
- Everyone takes a share in clearing away the meal, doing the dishes and folding the washing.
- Myra had learned to only hang out the washing if the wind was blowing from the direction of the common.
- Now I go to get my washing in and spiders have built webs between the straps of my bras.
- There's another load of washing about to finish, and the dishes to be washed.
- I was the one who helped her clean her house, deal with bills and sort through her washing.
- Do not store up all your washing and take it home to your mum at the end of term.
- I only need someone to hang my washing on the line.
- We would also help to hang out the washing on the clothes line and then lift it with a wooden prop.
- Chores could include emptying bins, hanging up washing or setting the table.
- That's right its a laundrette which emails you when your washing is done so you can go and get it.
- Still, they already think we're a little odd because the man of the house hangs washing on the line.
- In the house she puts the washing in the machine and takes it out again.
- When he started to neatly fold his washing, the large and angry crowd was bristling.
- I was no exception, and I gathered up the washing and made my way down to the laundry.
- As Sarah sat folding her washing, she remembered the terror and sadness she had felt that day.
2(act)lavado masculineafter repeated washings, the fabric faded — tras varios lavados, la tela perdió color
- Fabrics made with the coating withstand repeated washing with water and are therefore reusable.
- Thorough hand washing is the single most effective measure to prevent spread of infection.
- Regular washing however weakens the skin thus making it easier for the bacteria to invade and cause damage.
- Frequent hand washing is important in avoiding the spread of flu and cold viruses.
- Daily gentle washing with soap, detergent, or alcohol is effective.
- Face and hand washing was more common but knowledge of hygiene was non-existent.
- And it is durable, looking the same after repeated washings.
- Yet this is an invaluable tool in a household where the washing and drying of clothes is a daily task.
- Frequent routine cleansing of the skin and daily washing of work clothes are necessary.
- Most surgical operation sites simply need to be kept clean by daily washing with cool water.
- Therefore, hot-water washing of bed linens, towels, and recently worn clothing is all you have to do.
- The best thing about them is that they'll maintain their form, even after repeat washings.
- Apart from immunisation, hand washing is seen as the best way to halt the spread of infections.
- Up until the late eighteenth century, washing was usually restricted to the hands and the face.
- On that basis, we might as well all give up washing and go around smelling like badgers, and nearly as hairy, too.
- Toilet paper is a rarity and soap and water for washing is generally notable by its absence.
- Any towels used to dry the affected eye after washing should not come into contact with the other eye or be used by other people.
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