In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(be in agreement over)to agree that — estar de acuerdo en que
- they all agreed (that) it was too late — todos estuvieron de acuerdo en que era demasiado tarde
- yes, it must feel odd, he agreed — —sí, debe resultar extraño —asintió
- Not only that, but it can vehemently divide people who otherwise agree on most issues.
- This is the underlying issue which campaigners agree must be tackled in years to come.
- The idea they agreed on was that Ingram would slowly and precisely read out loud each of the four options when faced with a question.
- The study also found that most couples agreed on how many children they wanted to have.
- The two leaders agreed on the need to speed up efforts to resume a serious peace process.
- We agreed on the main issue: that new technologies make it possible for this to be done.
- Resident Jo agrees that environmental issues are important for the beachside seat.
- He would grant complete artistic licence but only if they both agreed on a structured recording process.
- Secondly, everybody agrees there needs to be a transfer of power as soon as is practical.
- By far the most dangerous form of transport, just about everybody agrees.
- First, if everybody agreed about everything, there would be no need of politics.
- After all, does anyone go to a blog for a discussion of issues that most people agree on?
- Even if we were definite on the causes of global warming and agreed on a cure it could take centuries to reverse.
- When no two raters agreed on an item rating, the lack of agreement was recorded as such.
- Nevertheless almost everybody agrees that a thought is produced when the brain neurons fire.
- The one thing everybody agrees on is Lara's exceptional ability and concentration.
- It was a solace for me when everybody agreed that I do not look so bad after all.
- Not everybody agrees, however, that song-swapping is causing the industry's woes.
- Then both agreed on the idea that it is an individuals' responsibility.
- What the two would not have agreed on is the nature of the crisis afflicting Europe and the Western world.
1.2(reach agreement over)decidirit was agreed that he should go on his own — se decidió que fuera él solo
- to agree when / what / how etc. — ponerse de acuerdo en cuándo / en qué / en cómo etc.
- to agree to + inf — quedar en + inf
- they agreed to meet at six — quedaron en encontrarse / verse a las seis
- let's agree to differ / disagree, shall we? — dejémoslo, no vale la pena discutir: ni tú me vas a convencer a mí ni yo a ti
- It comes as no surprise to learn that all the parties are agreed on the proposals.
- It was agreed on Thursday that these groups should be persuaded to return homes.
- If the Cabinet agrees the recommendation it will mean that you and the other residents will need to move to another home.
- Eventually a compromise was agreed on, with a church wedding in Cyprus.
- Wiltshire County Council's Cabinet agreed the increases which will come into effect in April.
- Once the value is agreed on, shuffle the deck and deal 5 cards to each player.
- In the present case they were the same, but the time for payment did not come till liability and amount were agreed or settled.
- It is denied that any fee was agreed on any of the three occasions identified by the Claimants.
- There is no money to be made out of the standards themselves, but a great deal to be lost if they are not agreed on by everyone.
- Once the maps are agreed, action plans should be prepared to manage the environmental impact.
- Current talks appear to revolve around agreeing a price.
- The plan involves agreeing a pay rise for this year and continuing negotiations over wage increases for the next two years.
- The meeting is a negotiation, to bring these different goals together and to agree them.
- Make a record of the date you complained about the harassment, to whom you spoke, what was said and what action was agreed on.
- It was agreed that negotiations should take place with both contractors.
- Strikes have been put off until the end of February to give negotiators a chance to agree a deal.
- As nothing further could usefully be settled it was agreed that the meeting be closed.
- As soon as all the charges are entered and agreed the work of settlement commences.
- After negotiation, we agree a set of terms under which the autopsy will be performed.
- The money comes on top of the three year settlements agreed last year.
1.3(decide on)(price) acordar(details/date) decidir(details/date) concertar
2.1(consent)to agree to + inf — quedar en + inf
- she agreed to accompany me — aceptó acompañarme
- I reluctantly agreed to help her — consentí en ayudarla
- She was so thrilled by the prospect of motherhood that Thorn follows the advice of a priest and agrees to accept an orphan child as his own.
- The author agrees to give it a try - and at first it seems to be just what she needed.
- Anyway, he suggested we try another local butcher, and he has agreed to do the job for us.
- The good sister is far from sure about the merits of his assertion but she agrees to support his appeal for a pardon.
- The seller is able to attract custom by agreeing to accept credit card payment.
- I hate talking about money and so immediately agreed to pay the price they suggested.
- To avoid the authorities, he agrees to accompany an inventor to go around the world in 80 days.
- He was a close part of Tony's crew until, busted by the Feds, he agreed to wear a wire.
- In need of company and cash, she reluctantly agrees to permit a film crew to shoot on her premises.
- The reading and questions end and the author agrees to sign anyone who arrived late, saying he'll stay as long as it takes.
- But at the end of the day, it's all about two people agreeing to do something and sticking with it.
- Usually the bank obtains security from the customer when it agrees to open the acceptance credit.
- By entering, all eligible entrants agree to abide by each and all these terms and conditions.
- By adding a comment on this post you are agreeing to abide by this set of standards.
- Magistrates cannot order that people be removed to hospital unless the hospital authority agrees to accept them.
- I agreed to admit him to a side room on a general medical ward accompanied by a prison officer.
- By agreeing to accept the gift, he is showing his willingness to be beholden to the donor.
- After a lengthy plea from a social worker, the judge reluctantly agrees to allow the boy to leave.
- She said she asked for an eye test and agreed to allow him to look at her back after she complained of back pain.
- Mrs Martin agreed to take the suggestion to the town council and the youth council.
2.2(admit, concede)to agree that — estar de acuerdo en que
1(be of same opinion)estar de acuerdoI couldn't agree more — estoy completamente de acuerdo
- I quite agree — lo mismo digo yo
- don't you agree? — ¿no crees?
- to agree about sth — estar de acuerdo / coincidir en algo
- to agree with sb/sth — estar de acuerdo con algn/algo
- at least we agree about that — por lo menos en eso estamos de acuerdo / coincidimos
- I can't agree with you there — en eso sí que no estoy de acuerdo contigo
2(get on well)congeniareven as children we never agreed — ya de pequeños no congeniábamos
3(tally)(statements/figures) concordarto agree with sth — concordar con algo
4Lingüísticaconcordarto agree with sth — concordar con algo
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