In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1feminine ventanafeminine ventanillafeminine lunamasculine escaparate Spainfeminine vitrina Latin Americafeminine vidriera Latin Americadon't lean out of the window — no te asomes por la ventana
- to clean the windows — limpiar los cristales
- a window on the world — una ventana abierta al mundo
- a window of opportunity — una oportunidad
- to fly/go out (of) the window — venirse abajo
- his promotion went out of the window when he said that — lo que dijo dio al traste con sus perspectivas de ascenso
- to throw sth out (of) the window — echar algo por la borda
- the window frame — el marco de la ventana
- Elise was in the front window of her shop, arranging a new display for the upcoming season.
- A large shuttered sash window overlooking the communal square makes this an exceptionally bright area.
- The adjacent shop window display was filled with flowers and decorative plants.
- Because of the mild climate there were no glass panes in the windows.
- Kat glanced out the car window looking around, taking as much of the place into her memory as possible.
- To help during the transition period, the shop has put up posters in its windows explaining what customers should do when paying their bills in the future
- The front passenger window rolled down just enough so she could see James Alcott.
- Yuuba tugged on his mother's torn dress while she seemed to be staring into the window of a shop at a beautiful white silk gown.
- I try to focus on the window displays of the shops that we pass instead of focusing on him.
- Almost every shop has a notice in the window, advising customers of the proprietor's holiday arrangements.
- The apartment has double-glazed sash windows and a cherrywood staircase set into a recessed wall.
- He told the driver where to go and Juliet sat there, gazing out the tinted windows.
- The thieves broke in by forcing a casement window in the dining room before ransacking the house.
- He sped down the streets, looking into the windows of shops and restaurants.
- When I peeked out of the upstairs bedroom window, I spotted Robert's car down the street.
- The shop window display is one of the highlights of St Patrick's week in Castlebar.
- Both of the front bedroom windows were wide open and Nev sat in a chair by the bed.
- The apartments and penthouses have double-glazed redwood framed windows, fitted kitchens and gas-fired central heating.
- This periodic table was spotted last week in Miami in the window of an Armani shop.
- Carolyn has opened the bay window in the room and is looking outside, when Liz feels a chill.
- Retail shops across the length and breadth of the city are dressing up their windows to attract customers.
- The living room has a large double-glazed sash window overlooking Macken Street as well as a cast-iron fireplace.
- The glass panes of some windows in the office and officers' quarters had been broken.
- Her eyes were gazing out the bay window in her room.
- All the houses will have a traditional look with curved timber framed windows, decorative roof detail and over-door pediments.
- He peered out the upstairs kitchen window to see two men outside.
- The driver's window rolled down to reveal Jonathon with a huge grin on his face.
- They would have screamed and broken Gap windows.
- As soon as the brown paper came down from the windows, customers started arriving.
- Almost 50 town centre shops are giving up some of their window space to support carnival week.
- I turned my head to the left and saw Rashad leaning out the front passenger side window.
- In that film, shop displays and storefront windows greeted Tom Cruise with ideas of how to enhance his clothing selections.
- Keiko looked to Otaru, who was avoiding eye contact by looking at the windows of the shops across the street.
- She looked in the windows of the shops, and chatted with some of the store owners.
- Food-themed window displays in many shops and businesses in the town also added extra interest.
- Had it been a usual morning, people would have been walking about and peering in various shop display windows along the block.
- She looked into one of the mirrored windows of a shop to check she looked OK.
- Light is drawn into the room through a large bay window overlooking the front garden.
- The rest of my street was full of similarly old-fashioned houses, a few shops with iron barred windows, well-used cars and a group of bored looking kids hanging out on one corner.
- It has wider hallways, higher ceilings, more windows admitting more natural light and more places for students to hang out.
1.2(sales counter)ventanilla feminine
- The office was empty, swivel chairs motionless behind open reception windows.
- I ran across the street to get into the office. There were several customers at the windows, some being served, others waiting to be served.
- It is anything but out of the ordinary, too, for the ‘sell-out’ signs to be posted on the ticket office windows of the arena.
- Starting July 1st, two female personnel with rulers stand at the ticket windows to determine whether the length of the skirt earns a discount.
- Teller windows at the Bank of France were mobbed by a record crowd as a deadline for declaring franc coins expired, the central bank said on Friday.
- They were carrying a hammer which they banged on the security windows of the bank as they demanded money.
- The colors are bright and cheery, and case officers sit at desks arranged in an open plan, rather than behind plexiglass windows.
- In the corridor leading to the interview windows, they have panoramic views of cities in America.
- He paid Mr Wood through the window and took a ticket for the Leasgill gate.
- I was taken round the back and made my way in along a little narrow passage to a window serving as a reception desk.
- You then presented this screen to the shopper in a pop-up window - something like a cash point ATM window.
- In the ensuing chaos a few minutes after the ticket windows opened, all of the six ticket windows were damaged, and several women collapsed.
- About 20 Gothamites are waiting in line in front of old-fashioned, gated bank windows.
2.1(of envelope)ventanilla femininebefore noun window envelope — sobre de ventanilla masculine
- This results in yellowed envelopes, shrunken address windows, and brittle paper.
- Police say the first four letters were sent using window envelopes, with the Elland Road address showing through the window.
- However, on examination it transpired that envelope A did not actually have a window.
- Just as I'm posting it, I notice no return address is showing in the envelope's window.
- Do you feel obliged to tear out plastic windows in envelopes before recycling them?
2.2Computingventana femininerecuadro masculine
- The viewer gets the video and audio directly into his Internet browser window.
- Other differences relate to the rules for entering a phrase into the search engine phrase window.
- This will leave the last update in the client browser's window after your program exits.
- You may need to scroll or resize the pop-up image window to get a good view.
- Microsoft Windows users can think of a terminal as like a DOS prompt or command window.
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