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(selection, choice)decisión femeninoit's your decision — es tu decisión
- to make or (British also) take a decision — tomar una decisión
- to arrive at / reach a decision — llegar a una decisión
- decisions, decisions! — ¡qué difícil es decidirse!
- before noun it's decision time! — ya es hora de decidir(se)
- At no time did Ian question his decision to take up the challenge.
- We posted the letters to head teachers because they are the ones that make the decisions.
- As the argument on it developed three questions emerged for decision.
- Two controversial refereeing decisions were to have a big bearing on the final outcome.
- He has to make tough decisions about who is and who isn't going to play in each series of matches.
- In TV a lot of people who make editorial decisions have never had any cause to come here.
- We stress that our board has made no decisions in respect of closure or any other option.
- It seems like she was detached from it all, prepared to let them take the decisions for her.
- He warned that it was time to make some tough decisions about the library service.
- We view all properties together and make decisions on what we will buy and sell together.
- History will remember that day not only as a day of tragedy but as a day of decision - when the civilized world was stirred to anger and to action.
- Doctors should supply patients with sufficient information to reach an informed decision about their health care.
- Editors can make decisions and take action whether they are in the office or outside it.
- People can advise me, he said, but at the end of the day I make the decisions about my health.
- This is an absolutely critical moment of decision for the whole World Trade Organisation.
- My parents had questioned my decision to stay, but it had never turned to an argument.
- Again and again in America's history, our citizens have faced crucial moments of decision.
- The element of decision had gone, and it was this sense of helpless inability to influence events that robbed me of courage.
- Selling up was one of the best decisions he ever made, he says, but so was staying on after the sale.
- For hundreds of thousands of voters, the time of decision is over already.
- They are individuals with a right to make their own decisions and their own mistakes.
- However, Hilbert's view that such an automatic method of decision does exist was not universally shared.
- The selectors may have tough decisions to make but we have to take our strongest side.
- He told us in no uncertain terms that Ireland must choose and that this was a time of testing, a time of decision.
- There are different moments of decision arising because of different conditions.
- However, all of its members were appointed by the monarch, its meetings were held in secret, and it had no powers of decision.
- Joffre's strength was his ability to remain calm in a crisis and to retain the power of decision.
- After a few minutes of decision, I pulled out extremely tight jeans and a sleek black top.
- We can give you examples and bring you to the moment of decision, but you have to do all the rest.
- After the workshop I will summarise the key decisions and feed these back to you all.
- My mother was the one who made all the noise, but my father made all the decisions.
- He was said to be hard working, honest and not someone who would make rash decisions.
- No one would have questioned his decision not to stay at home with the kids.
1.2(verdict)decisión femeninothe director's decision is final — la decisión del director es irrevocable
1.3(in boxing)on / by a decision — por puntos
- She stared into his face for a long time before she spoke again, and when she did, it was in a tone of decision.
- The Council said it will reach a final decision on the planning application within the next two to three weeks.
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