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(tribunal)tribunal masculinoto appear in court — comparecer ante el tribunal / los tribunales
- I'll see you in court! — ¡te voy a demandar!
- to go to court — acudir a los tribunales
- to take sth to court — llevar algo a los tribunales
- to take sb to court — demandar a algn
- in open court — en audiencia pública
- the court is adjourned — se levanta la sesión
- the court will rise — pónganse de pie
- to laugh sb/sth out of court — reírse de algn/algo
- I'd be laughed out of court — se reirían de mí
- to rule sth out of court — rechazar algo de plano
- before noun court action — acción judicial
- court hearing — vista
- court official — funcionaria del juzgado
- court proceedings — proceso
- Wakefield magistrates' court was told he had no previous convictions.
- In 1996, a federal district court ruled that such inequities do exist.
- Whatever state supreme courts decide, their verdicts could not be appealed to a federal tribunal.
- Anything you say can and will be used in court against you in the court of law.
- The trial in the court of public opinion is no different than a trial in front of a jury in a court of law.
- Acts done in the course of such operations are not justiciable and the courts of law cannot take cognizance of them.
- The Supreme Court once again overturned the lower court's decision last year.
- It is inherent in the proper conduct of judicial proceedings in a court of law.
- The two cases of the supreme court heard today were cases in point.
- And she, too, faces the prospect of incarceration after the court hearing.
- Pupils and parents attended a high court hearing in April.
- Even in a court of law the judge accepts my expert witness opinion without adulteration or hesitation, and you are not beyond the courts.
- Mental health professionals are often called as expert witnesses in court proceedings with children.
- It must be remembered that most criminals are convicted in our courts of law, by circumstantial evidence.
- It cannot properly fulfil this dual function if it confines itself like a court of law to adjudicating on pleaded points.
- In our courts of law when a judge employs a jury, he or she tells them to decide based on probability, based on the evidence presented.
- By June this year, the Task Force had successfully commenced 17 criminal prosecutions in the courts of law with only three of the prosecuted cases falling through.
- Many final decisions are made by court rulings, which further delays the process.
- Hundreds of thousands of right-wing Orthodox attend rallies to protest the supreme court's decisions.
- Therefore, the court of public opinion is more harsh in judgment than the court of law.
- They're going to allow past cases to be brought into the court proceedings.
- But, in any case, the court's jurisdiction will not be retrospective.
1.2out of court
- to settle out of court — resolver una disputa extrajudicialmente
- [as adjective] before noun [as modifier] an out-of-court settlement — una transacción / un arreglo extrajudicial
- The body was found at a house in St Nicholas Court.
- It was at this point it became apparent that the case was about to collapse - although the jury was not even in the court building.
- More than 500 people have visited the hall during a series of open days and given their views on what the Grade II listed building and former courts should be used for.
- Fed-up court officials refused to accept prisoners after they were brought to the court building late.
- I met Catherine at the courts after lunch, both of us dreading the hours of grading and drills.
- He parked his Honda in the Bridge Street car park, close to the court building, but a delay in the case slowed his return by more than an hour.
- The company started out at Isabella Court in Pickering and Phylward House in Harrogate.
- Scores of journalists, mainly Spanish and British, converged on the court building.
- Ronnie was the first in the band to buy it and we listened to it over and over at his Earl's Court flat.
- He also said that the security measures in the court buildings would be tightened.
- In the escort service, the police's main role was to supervise the transfer of remand prisoners between police stations and courts.
- Wiltshire County Council closed the courts building in the mid-1980s and sold it off to a local property development company, Davis and Dyke.
- The three men thanked jurors individually as the 11 women and one man left the court building, then they went off to celebrate.
- He was detained at Swindon's Sandalwood Court, a mental health hospital, for nearly two months.
- Visits to police stations, jails, courts and offices of the Human Rights Commission and Women's Commission will be part of the functions.
- He was asked about taking the police to Anstee Court the previous evening.
- Eight are held in a new prison complex next to the court buildings.
- The temperature in the rooms of the court building is usually set as low as 16 degrees Celsius.
- A man who attacked a prison officer while in a court dock has been jailed for three months.
- There would also be increased armed protection of possible targets, including barriers at government offices, courts and other sensitive buildings.
- The teenager hid his face from the media when he was released from the back of the court building and taken away by police.
- Police said a man suspected of trying to attack Burrell in the court building's foyer was arrested.
- A man who tried to enter a court building with a knife may be sent to prison.
- Following the announcement of the court's decision, violence erupted outside the court building.
2.1(of sovereign)corte femeninoat court — en la corte
- the Court of St James — la Corona Británica
- to hold court — recibir a la corte
- he was holding court in the bar — estaba en el pub rodeado de admiradores
- to pay court to sb — rendirle homenaje a algn
- many young men paid court to her — muchos jóvenes le hacían la corte
- Red deer, along with various wildfowl and fish, were all important elements in the menus of the royal court of Henry VIII.
- Winter passed swiftly in the court of Charlemagne, for there was never any lack of amusements.
- The king had been surrounded by a hostile court, treated badly, and kept from exercising power.
- The expansion of trade along the Thames, and the broadening power of the royal court led to a London property boom.
- Leonardo clearly believed that wealth, patronage, and political power lay in the courts to the east of mainland Europe.
- The re-established papacy soon transferred its court to the Vatican Palace.
- The court and the royal entourage were the great centres of power.
- The palace courts, whose rulers were in close contact with one another, played a critical role in military and diplomatic interactions.
- The court surrounded and, to some extent, protected the ruler.
- Chandu Shah, a Banker of Delhi, wielded a lot of influence at the Mughal court.
- Europe was impressed by the splendours of the court of Versailles.
- Bismarck rushed from Paris, where he represented Prussia at the court of Napoleon III.
- He also continued his law career taking up residence at the courts of Mainz before 1670.
- Though the aristocracy had been abolished by his father, Reza, the shah had reintroduced a court largely without titles.
- The figure on the right is Jean de Dinteville, the French ambassador to the English court of Henry VIII.
- They also transacted business for the imperial court and were awarded ranks and privileges.
- There he stood, bowing politely like a grand Lord at the court of an Empress.
- Delicacies such as kebabs and curries that were introduced to royal courts by the Moghuls have now been woven into the local cuisine.
- He was a leading figure at the courts of Henry VII and Henry VIII.
- A year later, just 25, he was sent to the Tsarist court as British Vice-Consul to Moscow.
- Provincial life was left to the dominance of the ennobled office-holders of the sovereign courts.
3Deportecancha femenino América Latinapista femenino Españathey've been on court for two hours — llevan dos horas jugando
- off court — fuera de la cancha
5BritanicoIndumentariazapato (de) salón masculino
1anticuado(woo)cortejar anticuadohacerle la corte a anticuadoshe was being courted by a young officer — un joven oficial la cortejaba / le hacía la corte
- the party is courting the youth vote — el partido está tratando de ganarse el voto joven
2(seek)(danger/favor/fame) buscar(disaster) exponerse ahe's courting death — está tentando al destino
1anticuadoestar de noviosnoviar América Latina coloquialpololear Chile coloquialthey've been courting for a year now — llevan ya un año de relaciones
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