In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(take on, hire)(person) contratar(person) emplearwe cannot employ him without a work permit — no podemos contratarlo si no tiene permiso de trabajo
- Today, some estimates put the figure of people directly employed in the industry at around 200.
- Four wardens employed by the agency were sacked in May after allegations of burglary.
- As the 1990s drew to a close only half the workforce was employed on a full-time, permanent basis.
- Six months later he was made redundant by the small firm that employed him.
- In many Western countries there are child labour laws preventing firms from employing children under a minimum age.
- The company now employs more people here through its various business interests than were ever employed at the Cork plant.
- The requirement was that she had to be employed under a permanent contract.
- A total of 30 staff are employed by the firm at its Kendal and Lancaster offices.
- From this pool of funds, six guards are employed on a permanent basis.
- At most we are talking about perhaps 20 people employed on a full-time basis.
- In the cities, both men and women are employed outside the home.
- And as tourist numbers inevitably decline, where will all the workers currently employed in the entertainment sector go?
- The survey also showed that workers employed by private firms are paid less than workers in the public sector.
- Both Joe and Audrey participated in retirement investment programs while they were employed full-time.
- The firm employs ten people and hires drivers when required.
- Most of the population is employed in agriculture and herding or works as expatriate laborers.
- The nine-partner firm employed a large staff and offered a wide range of services.
- Teachers employed under contract do not receive holiday or sick leave and other basic entitlements.
- The firm employs three scientists and may take on more staff as its operations expand.
- The firm now employs seven people directly and a further 15 work at other facilities.
2(have working)emplearthe company employs hundreds of workers — la compañía emplea a / da empleo a cientos de trabajadores
- he's employed as a nightwatchman — trabaja de vigilante nocturno
3(tactics/technique/method) emplear(technique/tactics/method) valerse dehis time would be better employed studying — emplearía mejor el tiempo estudiando
- To maintain the water's clarity and purity, this wilderness area employs ingenious purification methods.
- This selection method is a common practice employed by all the editors reviewed here.
- Not for the first time, the rhetoric of equality and brotherhood was employed in the service of unspeakable evil.
- A rigorous scientific method was employed to generate the target sample for the study.
- A tractor had been employed in the initial stages to level the existing fields to make it fit for the cultivation of rice.
- Innovative methods already employed by individual growers will be published in a case-study report.
- Statistics show that close to half of all antibiotics used are employed in agriculture.
- The method cities employ to collect unpaid property taxes varies from one extreme to another.
- Well, this is a tactic often employed in the film industry.
- Various defence strategies are commonly employed to protect people from avalanches.
- People use it because it works, but it's not the only communication paradigm that could be employed in an office environment.
- Caustic soda is just a byproduct, that is usefully employed in the making of detergents.
- Similar tactics are often employed against political defendants during pretrial proceedings.
- Too little fresh thinking was employed in trying to avert this war.
- Forecasting methods now commonly employed for this purpose rely on time-series approaches that generally ignore economic content.
- What other methods can be employed by citizens to get the attention of the authorities?
- High-resolution NMR techniques are now routinely employed to study the structure of complex macromolecules in solution.
- Thus, predatory tactics are employed more frequently and across the board by large and small firms alike.
- Gel filtration and dialysis are purification methods commonly employed for this purpose.
- We need not look far for contemporary examples of blatant divisive methods employed by community leaders.
- He was familiar with the tactics Joseph alleges were employed in this case.
1to be in sb's employ or in the employ of sb — trabajar para algn
- to take sb into one's employ — contratar a algn
- This had to do with revealing that she was secretly in the employ of the Central Intelligence Agency, using a cover employer to disguise her affiliation.
- If I could be a librarian I would be in the employ of the Balfour Library at my favourite museum in the world.
- In June I was told that the helpful Mr Partridge had left the employ of the council.
- But different rules apply now that he is in the employ of the Scottish Football Association.
- It centres around a couple living in Stratord, Ontario who are both in the employ of the local Shakespeare festival.
- She finally finds herself in the employ of a doctor and his pleasant wife, and moves into their luxurious London flat.
- I also just happened across this piece claiming that Christopher Columbus' real name was Giovanni Griego, and he was a known pirate in the employ of the King of Portugal.
- Thomas was ‘an industrious labourer’ and of ‘good character’, and worked in the employ of the local landowner.
- Years of flying around the world as a fighter pilot in the employ of the United States Navy had accustomed the man to short sleeping hours.
- Having finished his apprenticeship as a diesel mechanic, he had come to Australia in 1957 in the employ of the Commonwealth Government.
- He was not in the employ of a British University.
- Shortly after, my visitor, the one-time employee, left their employ.
- His opening weeks in the employ of the Scottish Football Association have been gently turbulent.
- However, there is a reason that people are leaving your employ.
- My first and foremost function in his employ was as an instrument of fear.
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