In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tiempo masculine(chart/map) meteorológicogood/bad weather — buen/mal tiempo
- in hot weather — en tiempo caluroso
- what's the weather like? — ¿qué tiempo hace?
- what's the weather like in Mexico? — ¿qué clima tiene México?
- you can't go out in this weather — no puedes salir con este tiempo
- weather permitting — si el tiempo no lo impide
- they work outdoors in all weathers — trabajan a la intemperie haga el tiempo que haga
- to be under the weather — no andar muy bien
- to make heavy weather of sth/ -ing
- you're making very heavy weather of sewing that button on! — ¡qué manera de complicarse la vida para coser un simple botón!
- (in US) weather bureau — servicio meteorológico
- weather conditions — estado del tiempo
- a weather eye
- keep a weather eye open for a drugstore — estáte atento a ver si ves una farmacia
- she cocked a weather eye at the kids — les echó un vistazo a los chicos
- We need some rain though and dry weather has been forecast up to Thursday.
- You have all the elements of a potential disaster in the making, speed, unpredictable elements, cold weather and mountains.
- Severe wintry weather is expected to continue over the weekend.
- The work was due to start on January 5 but was delayed due to bad weather.
- The forecast is for brighter weather after days of rain.
- Approximately 700 cyclists braved inclement weather as well as Friday night traffic to cause a little non-polluting road congestion.
- During the winter, its southerly location guarantees warm weather and sunshine when our own more northerly climes turn bleak.
- The cold weather has been suddenly replaced by warm humid conditions.
- This work will be carried out in the near future weather permitting.
- After basking in hot summer sunshine, the weather broke and torrential rain and flash floods brought chaos across Greater Manchester.
- We are two thirds of the way through the winter season without any cold weather or significant snowfall.
- The Met Office has predicted an unsettled period of weather with rain and wind.
- Forecasters said the UK would take on a tropical feel, with sticky and muggy weather making conditions unpleasant.
- He said the trek had been something of an ordeal over difficult terrain and there had been days of miserable weather with wind, rain and snow.
- Melbourne is well known for its unpredictable weather but today's cold snap was one for the history books.
- Due to the bad weather, torrential rain and wind, the game was halted after the first half.
- What's the weather like where you are?
- The launch had twice been postponed due to bad weather.
- The weather is also unpredictable: it can be cold, hot or raining; you just don't know what to expect.
- A Met Office spokesman said that the cold weather would continue until Sunday, when it should become milder.
1(wear)(rocks) erosionar(surface) desgastarthe wind and rain have weathered the castle walls — el viento y la lluvia les han dado una pátina a los muros del castillo
- her face had been weathered by the sun and wind — tenía el rostro curtido por el sol y el viento
- the rock has been weathered smooth — la roca se ha alisado por efecto de la intemperie
2(wood) secar(wood) curar
3(survive)(scandal/crisis) sobrellevar(scandal/crisis) capearthe ship weathered the storm — el barco capeó la tormenta
- they managed to weather the oil shortage — se las arreglaron para hacerle frente a / para capear la escasez de petróleo
1(rock) erosionarse(surface) desgastarsestone weathers well — la piedra resiste bien los efectos de la intemperie
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