In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of highest grade)(hotel/ticket) de primera clase(travel) en primera (clase)she has a first-class degree — (en América Latina) se recibió con la nota más alta
- the acting was first class — la actuación fue de primera
- The sample that I inspected showed superb quality walnut stock and hand guards, first-class metal finish and flawless functioning.
- It was laid out in the style of a first-class train carriage.
- Dickens's was the only one of seven first-class carriages not to fall off the viaduct.
- Excellent customer service backed by first-class technology will be our prime area of focus during this year.
- It's always a pleasure to try fruit driven wines, produced from local grapes which have been enhanced by careful selection, skillful blending and first-class wine-making skills.
- They all demonstrated to me that high-quality, robust software was running on first-class hardware.
- Many of those trapped and injured were in the front first-class carriage, which took the brunt of the impact.
- Indeed, if these plans do go ahead, they could put Swindon on the sporting map providing first-class facilities for elite and grass roots-level athletes in a number of sports.
- The flights will be on Boeing 757 aircraft configured with 24 first-class seats and 158 seats in coach.
- Increased usage of first-class carriages by black people at a time when some suburbs were being Afrikanerized irked Nationalists, who decided to bring Cape Town into line.
- One does not sit in a first-class coach if the train ticket is for a second-class seat.
- In 2000 he began the Scottish phase of his career by boarding the first-class carriage of a Virgin train headed for Edinburgh.
- Although the 1st Infantry Division was a first-class unit, it did suffer the occasional bad officer.
- Sam's brother Valentine had a more orthodox career as a soldier, until the day he boarded a first-class railway carriage to travel from Liphook to Waterloo Station.
- We have a superior range of products to offer and first-class financial advice to go with them.
- Its top-notch dining, elegantly restored 1920s-era grandeur, and first-class service earn raves from business travelers.
- The cricket facilities were superior to what most first-class grounds produce in New Zealand.
- We had arrived in the morning by a first-class - only train - Abela - from Cairo.
- One of the driving forces behind Advancing Together, the region's strategic framework, is the need to provide a first-class quality of life for everyone and be intolerant of discrimination.
- He smoothed his hand across the glass of his first-class carriage window.
- I was really conscious that Dad would be sitting in a first-class carriage we hadn't paid for, dressed in jeans and a polo shirt, while everyone else was in sharp suits.
- He now says he wants to set up a regular service with first-class Pullman carriages only, running from Blackpool to Scarborough.
- At Rugby the attention of the station officials was drawn to the fact that the door of one of the first-class carriages was open.
- It was a first-class test of analysis, selection and integration which demonstrated a student's ability to think clearly before making a judgment.
- Editor John McLellan has worked exceptionally hard to make his a first-class evening newspaper.
- The teak-bodied carriage has two first-class compartments - one for smokers and the other for non-smokers - and two toilets.
- Granted, it was the first-class carriage and there had been a slight problem in buying postcards before the journey.
- His selection was proved to be first-class when, after just three minutes Simon landed a penalty from halfway and a quarter of an hour later did the same again.
- I was in the next first-class carriage behind them, sprawled in the nearly-empty car on the plush red seats.
- But where can you go to find sublime destinations and premier lodging when you really want to go first-class?
- It so happens we have three first-class stadia in Glasgow and a lot of matches will take place there.
- The children of Ballou deserve a chance at the first-class quality of education Whitman students receive.
- Posing as a QC, he boarded the first-class carriage of an Edinburgh-bound Virgin train and complained his wallet and laptop had been stolen.
2.1(excellent)(performance/athlete/book) de primera(athlete/book/performance) de primer orden(bore/idiot) de marca mayor
2.2(full-blown)(foul-up/row/scandal) de primera magnitud
3Britanico(highest priority)first-class mail — correspondencia enviada a una tarifa superior, que garantiza una rápida entrega
4EEUUMilitarprivate first class — cabo primero masculino
- sergeant first class — brigada
1(fly/travel) en primera (clase)
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