In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1also earthwormgusano masculinelombriz (de tierra) femininemasculine gusanothe worm turns — la paciencia se agota / tiene un límite
- Is that the best you could manage, George, you impotent worm?
- Don't try anything, worm, I can kill you with my mind and I wouldn't break a sweat.
- Even the lowliest worm may become a man, and even the weakest man can become a god.
- ‘You despicable little worm,’ he snarled as he stomped into the house one day.
- He threw one last glance in the direction she had gone before yelling ‘Come and get me, you worms!’
- His body will decay slowly; bacteria, worms, fungus, and other things getting through the cheap coffin to the fermenting flesh inside.
- It is also clear that the process of decay was thought to be harmful to the dead, and the action of worms in the corpse were thought to be as painful as a needle to the living flesh.
- You're born, you live, you die, you're worm food - that's all.
- I think he is worm food as he died of lung cancer at the age of 71.
3worms pluralMedicinelombrices femininehe never stops eating: he must have worms — no para de comer, debe tener la (lombriz) solitaria
- Parasitic worms have evolved with their human hosts over thousands of years, and as successful parasites, do not kill their hosts.
- Garlic also helps knock out intestinal worms and other parasites.
- Mature worms can live for up to 2 years in the intestine.
- Apart from TB, the staff also discovered diseases resulting from unhygienic conditions, including diarrhea and intestinal worms.
- Parasitic worms may be the commonest cause of chronic infection in humans.
- But they have eye infections and all the other health risks associated with dirty water such as malaria and intestinal worms.
- Internal parasites - worms - are one of the major problems facing the beef and dairy industries in both the United States and Brazil.
- ‘There is a lot of malaria there, a lot of tuberculosis and a lot of intestinal worms in children,’ he said.
- Consuming contaminated meat can lead to diarrhoea, intestinal worms or food poisoning and is especially dangerous for the very young or very old.
- Have your dogs and cats treated regularly for worms, especially when they're young.
- Garlic helps prevent and eliminate infections as well as destroys parasites, worms and viruses in addition to stimulating the immune function.
- So infecting allergy suffers with parasitic worms could reduce their symptoms.
- Consume these drinks now and then to avoid intestinal worms.
- The research is based on knowledge that more than a third of the world's population harbor one or more of various types of intestinal worms.
- So that's the slippery story on intestinal worms - you don't want them!
- Other typically much larger organisms, including parasites such as lice, worms and scabies can also spread from person to person.
- They are all sick with diarrhea, worms and scabies.
- Bracken is cultivated commercially in America, Canada and Brazil as a remedy for bronchitis and parasitic worms.
- They range in size from microscopic single-cell organisms to parasitic worms that can grow to several feet in length.
- Did you know, for example, that in 17 th-century England, at least 80 per cent of the population had various kinds of internal parasitic worms?
1.1to worm one's way(wriggle)he wormed his way along the tunnel — atravesó el túnel arrastrándose
- she wormed her way / herself into their confidence — se ganó su confianza con astucia
- how did he worm his way in? — ¿cómo consiguió colarse?
1.2to worm sth out of sb — sonsacarle algo a algn
- She wanted to immediately worm the answer out of the Baron, but he was busy speaking.
- A lot of the data processing media or software that was in use just a few years ago is now so out of date that it is not easy to find equipment or programmes to worm their secrets out of them.
- I tried to worm the answers out of William, who usually communicated with my uncle through a secure and private line.
- Consorting with these monsters required all her self-control, but was worthwhile for the information she could worm out of them.
- So he would go to children and try and worm these names out of them in a way which is deeply shocking to me.
- "No matter what, don't let Terry worm it out of you," warned Izumi.
- For a while, they wouldn't even tell me how many digits were involved but I wormed the information out of them that there were three more.
- If anyone tries to worm this information out of you, they will not get it.
- You've already wormed my name out of me; isn't that enough?
- I asked him finally, deciding to worm an answer out of him now.
- It took ages for Mum to worm it out of me between fits of mortified giggles.
- Blanche wormed the details out of a very reluctant Stella with much coaxing and promising of new clothes.
2Veterinary Science(dog/cat) desparasitarworming powder — vermífugo masculine
- Molly has been desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, wormed, health checked and temperament tested and is ready for adoption from the League for just $125.00.
- Obtain a list of the shots the puppy has been given and ask if he's been wormed.
- The complainant explained that the sheep had recently been wormed and vaccinated so the meat is unfit for human consumption.
- He's been wormed and treated for fleas and ticks.
- She's been bathed, wormed and flead and now sleeps at the bottom of my son, Luke's, bed.
- Pets come desexed, vaccinated, microchipped (vouchers are provided to be used at participating local vets), wormed and in good health.
- The ponies need to be wormed and monitored regularly.
- It's also a very good idea to have the cat wormed, vaccinated and treated for fleas and ear mites.
- All the cats are desexed, vaccinated and wormed, and they make a great companion for a family or for someone living alone.
- Some people worm their goats four times a year, others only once a year.
- If your kitten was wormed during his first visit, the vet will give him his second worming.
- Where necessary they are microchipped, de-fleaed, wormed and vaccinated and, if the owner agrees, neutered to avoid unwanted breeding.
- Kitten (still nameless - after almost two weeks!) has got worms, even though we wormed her.
- Adult dogs should be wormed at least once a year, and at least once every six months if in contact with children.
- The council and Bayer are encouraging dog owners to clean up their pets' mess and put it in the bins provided, and make sure their dogs are regularly wormed.
- Therefore if the dog owner is responsible and regularly worms their dog, this serious problem will not occur.
- One more thing, if your cat is an indoor/outdoor cat, make sure he's regularly wormed.
- Your vet will need to administer the shots, but you can worm the dog yourself.
- But I had to desex mine, worm him, and I pay for his vet bills.
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