- (esp BrE) manguera (f) (before n) hosepipe ban prohibición (f) de usar mangueras (durante una sequía)More example sentences
- The Environment Agency has advised people to start acting ‘water wise’ by taking showers instead of baths and avoiding hosepipes and car washing, but have stressed the problem is more acute in the south east.
- But his disgruntled neighbour filled the hole with cement and magistrates viewing CCTV footage from a camera set up by Mr Moore saw the two men armed with hosepipes facing each other across the dividing line.
- Water restrictions - banning the use of sprinklers and unattended hosepipes - have already been ordered by East Surrey Water and Hampshire could soon be forced to follow suit.
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.