In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine maderafeminine leñait's made of wood — es de madera
- throw some more wood on the fire — echa más leña al fuego
- before noun wood carver — tallista
- wood stove — (for cooking) cocina de / a leña
- The Bay Island Drift Wood Museum displays wood sculptures collected and moulded by a schoolteacher over a period of 22 years.
- The bar - a pleasantly traditional country pub affair with plenty of dark, polished wood and some great beers on offer - was busy but by no means bursting.
- We're in one of those agreeably over-stuffed rooms in a London hotel - a sort of library-cum-smoking room, all polished wood and dark walls.
- The dark mahogany wood on the bed matched well with its surroundings.
- This will become the first housing scheme in the UK to be communally heated with piped hot water from a single boiler fuelled by waste wood from local timber.
- He said that in Jepara, the center of Central Java's furniture industry, the quality of teak wood was poor.
- The oil is injected into wood timbers or, if wood is unpainted, applied topically to soak in.
- Inside it is a confection of dark polished wood, shining brass and comfortable banquettes.
- It was heavy, made of dark wood and polished to a fine sheen.
- The box resembles the gabled roof of old houses, and is highly ornamented with good quality moulded wood on rosewood.
- The white paint on the porch was peeling, long years of standing was wearing away at the timber wood planks on the floor, creaking with every step.
- Inside, a long corridor of dark polished wood resembles a top-class hotel and is rather intimidating.
- The majority of the population, about 75%, still relies on the use of wood fuel as their main source of energy.
- Although the timber could be used for wood fuel, it was not economic to remove it from the site at present.
- Recycled material was used for the soft furnishings, wood and timber for the flower boxes etc.
- This room is painted a sunny yellow and the cottage style units are in polished dark wood.
- The main entrance in the Georgian wing opens into a high, well-lit hallway with a timber floor and white-painted wood panelling.
- You are much less likely to be arrested for destroying London trees if you buy planks of wood from a local timber merchant.
- There is an ocean of dark wood throughout, especially teak, and ceilings, particularly that in the lobby, are designed to look like the interior of a ship.
- The block made of teak wood has the design etched on it.
2(wooded area)bosque masculineoak wood — bosque de robles
- we went for a walk in the wood(s) — fuimos a caminar por el bosque
- It is an area dense with the thick woods and craggy terrain of a largely virgin Arctic rain forest.
- But ponderosas aren't the only trees in the western woods, and different forests require different solutions.
- While U.S. campers backpack through woods and forest lands, Malaysian campers trek through the jungle.
- Its habitat is generally upland meadows or woods in mountainous areas.
- Cautiously, Ian left the cover of the woods and walked slowly across the small narrow beach along the lakeshore.
- One day as the young man and his wife went walking in the woods, he grew weary of the weight of his fiddle.
- No forests, woods or scrub lands are burning out of control.
- Going over the map in his mind of this area of Alqish, he noted that the woods deepened into forest.
- The south side of the village did not exist and was covered in woods according to early maps of the area.
- Completely annoyed with his father and the fact he couldn't be with Alexis he jumped down and walked off into the woods bordering his land.
- The course had awkward cambers on the woods and hillside areas with greasy mud and ice much in evidence.
- Though much of the land was cleared of trees, nevertheless forests and woods remained a vital resource, particularly for fuel and building material.
- To the back of the house is a wood, parkland and spinney.
- Much as I love walking through woods and forests, I prefer doing so in a cooler season.
- In this way it keeps growing outward and the tree expands to form a small wood or even a forest under its massive canopy or umbrella.
- He knows the names of the specimen trees and woods which cover just under half the estate.
- We'd spend ours playing in the field area near the woods and around the complex.
- Trees grown in woods and forests do not suffer from this anywhere nearly as badly as lone trees that don't have any neighbours to shelter behind.
- It is hidden away and surrounded by park land and woods, with views to the north over Dunbar to the Firth of Forth.
- This species of tick is commonly found in fields, woods and grassy areas.
(in golf)palo de madera masculine
- Most players are hitting long irons and fairway woods for the second shot to a green complex that faces north and has plenty of shade.
- ‘Sandy hit one shot with a metal wood into a left-to-right wind that only one or two other players in the world could hit,’ he enthuses.
- Although it is best known for its metal woods, it also produces irons, golf balls and Odyssey putters.
- I'm always fooling with new drivers, fairway woods and putters, but I don't switch very often.
- You are better served carrying four or five woods, a putter and the rest irons.
- He holed out using a five wood for his second shot.
- On the range, use your driver or fairway wood and put the ball on a tee.
- All lines feature woods with high lofts, thin grips and lightweight graphite shafts.
- If you hit your driver too low and slice it, you might be better off driving with a fairway wood or even a middle iron to get the ball in play.
- The precious cargo of two dozen gutta-perch balls, three woods, three irons and a putter arrived at the doorstep of John Reid's new home in Yonkers not a day too soon.
- Carry two putters, a fifth wood - whatever you feel comfortable with.
- Our panel reviewed drivers, fairway woods, irons, wedges, putters, balls and hybrid clubs.
- Oversize heads, insert putters and no-hosel woods were around at the turn of the century.
- I am an enthusiastic if occasional golfer: I can hit the ball well with my woods, but have little control over my irons.
- Stads turns his shoulders at least 90 degrees on every full swing, irons and woods.
- Woods opts for a three wood instead of a driver and smashes the ball into the first cut of rough on the left.
- Fairway woods simply make it easier to hit the ball and get it in the air off the grass.
- I took out a four wood, teed up a ball between the wooden slats of the platform and hit it cleanly over the hoardings and apartment building rooftops and into the baseball park.
- ‘With the new equipment, with the metal woods and the new balls, it's very hard to shape the shots,’ he explained.
- If towering long irons and fairway woods are the goal, I'm afraid no ball will restore your ego.
(in bowls)bola feminine
4(cask, barrel)matured / aged in the wood — añejado en barril
- beer (drawn) from the wood — cerveza de barril
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