In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It is also important to recognise that some staff had their names cleared and most workers at these and other children's homes are caring, professional people.
- She also called for tighter measures to ensure elderly citizens are protected in nursing and residential care homes.
- These aim to improve the minimum standards older people can expect in care homes.
- Plans for a string of new children's homes across the district were in disarray today after a five-hour row on the issue.
- A pensioner was leading a delegation to London today in a last-gasp attempt to save two old people's care homes.
- I'm now researching the possibility of setting up a similar house for frail elderly people, as an alternative to larger care homes.
- Yorkshire Care Developments Ltd is taking the action in protest at what it claims are inadequate fees paid to homes for the care of elderly and vulnerable people.
- Some of Swindon's vulnerable old people may have to sell their homes to pay for care in a private residential home.
- An increase in fees paid to care homes will not be enough to stave off a crisis, managers of residential facilities said yesterday.
- Owners of care homes for the elderly are pressing for the Government to change laws which require criminal records checks on staff before they can start work.
- The current regulations for personal care homes in Pennsylvania provide only a basic level of supervision by the state.
- Clearly, the findings reinforce the need for providing specialized holistic geriatric care at institutions and homes for the elderly.
- Four years ago, the former Queensland governor delivered a landmark report into the State's institutional homes.
- These women also founded a home for the aged women of the church who were unable to care for themselves.
- None of us would argue that there is clearly a need for children's homes in the Bradford District.
- Vital public services across Lancashire, including old people's care homes, are threatened due to lack of funding.
- The Bolton group will help organise teaching programmes and support building projects in institutions and children's homes.
- However, 35 of the residents of the two homes required nursing care to be available around the clock, Mr Thorogood said.
- One girl asked an elderly resident of warden-controlled homes to leave her flat while the others took £45 from her purse.
- The first was a specialized adoption agency; the others were commercial maternity homes.
1.1(dwelling)casa femeninoshe has a beautiful home — tiene una casa preciosa
- to own one's own home — tener casa propia
- haven't you got a home to go to? — ¿no te esperan en casa?
- these pictures are brought to your homes by satellite — estas imágenes llegan a sus hogares vía satélite
- marital home — domicilio conyugal
- What this means to service members is better homes and shorter waiting lists.
- And then I went back to my parents' home for dinner.
- Jane's house was a modest two-story home in a decent neighborhood.
- She then moved to her father's home on a full time basis.
- The Beckford minibus travels to members' homes around Warminster, picking them up and taking them home in the evenings.
- There are at least eight pictures of him in the front room of the family home.
- This initiative is designed to help military families repair and maintain their homes while family members are on active duty.
- A lone gunman fired a number of shots at the front door of the couple's home late on Friday.
- This involved, among other things, inviting them into his own home, and the homes of members of his congregation.
- The eye of Hurricane Charley passed directly over the Family Life Center, my home, and the homes of our staff members.
- The letters were issued on Friday and got to our members' homes on Saturday at the start of their half-term break.
- When Dooley and Wideman go out, they go to friends' homes for dinner and videos.
- It is believed detectives were called to the home by a member of staff.
- As many as 80 percent of persons with dementia are cared for in their homes by family members.
- When food ran short, the younger children were sent to union members' homes in New York and Philadelphia.
- In the Bantul district to the south, villagers told of trying to rescue family members before homes collapsed.
- A number of local people who have sought planning permission to build homes for members of their family have been turned down.
- Some families fled their homes fearing aftershocks, and roads and phone lines were cut off.
- You could pledge to change to energy-saving light bulbs or household appliances in your home.
- Natasha Ryan returned to her mother's home on Thursday night.
1.2(in wider sense)New York's been my home since I was 12 — he vivido en Nueva York desde que tenía 12 años
- they made their home in Germany — fijaron su residencia en Alemania
- my family's home is in California — mi familia vive en California
- I still think of England as home — para mí Inglaterra sigue siendo mi patria
- those little touches that make a house a home — esos pequeños detalles que convierten una casa en un hogar
- home sweet home — hogar dulce hogar
- there's no place like home — no hay nada como estar en casa
- to leave home — irse de casa
- have you heard from home? — ¿te han escrito de tu casa (/ país etc. )?
- he lived/worked away from home for a year — vivió/trabajó fuera un año
- not only in the Third World, but also much closer to home — no solo en el Tercer Mundo sino también mucho más cerca de nosotros
- those remarks were uncomfortably close to home — esos comentarios me (/ le etc. ) tocaban muy de cerca
- a home away from home/ a home from home — una segunda casa
- home is where the heart is — el verdadero hogar está donde uno tiene a los suyos
- home is where he hangs his hat — no tiene raíces en ningún sitio
1.3(family environment)hogar masculinoshe comes from a good home — es de buena familia
- she made a home for her brothers — fue como una madre para sus hermanos
- My home hadn't felt like a real home since Tom had started coming here every afternoon.
- Those costs assume one television set per household: many homes, of course, own three televisions.
- White, who came from a good home, managed to spend a fair amount of his life at a host of federal and state penitentiaries.
- Despite the appearance she tries to convey, Nora holds a deep secret that threatens to destroy her happy home.
- The statutory right to occupy the marital home may be seen as an example of the joint enterprise model of marriage.
- And even if gambling addiction wrecks homes, it's at least better than tobacco advertising.
- Even over the past two years, it is estimated there are 18,000 fewer nuclear family homes, including both married and unwed parents.
- Its work with children on the streets has found that boys running away from bad homes or from care are prime targets for abusive adults because of their need for basics such as food and shelter.
- The influences of home, friends and community are stronger and more long-lasting.
- Despite all the benefits of a secure home and a good education he has, for 23 years, been addicted to drugs.
- Blessed beyond anything words can express are children born into such a home!
- Bradford Council is calling on people to offer permanent homes to the 60 children on its adoption list.
- A violent home begets violent children, who become violent in relationships with others.
- One should add that violence free homes would make a difference to boys as well as girls.
- Kimberley left the matrimonial home on August 1, 2000.
- What is there to stop us from making our own homes violence free?
- The idea is that each visiting student is welcomed into the home as a member of the family.
- Naomi has left the matrimonial home with their children, Olga, aged six, and Poppy, aged four.
- A good home is essential to proper upbringing.
2.1(of object, group, institution)Spain is the home of flamenco — España es la tierra del flamenco
- the home of the microchip industry — el centro de la industria de los microchips
- we're looking for a permanent home for the collection — estamos buscando un lugar para albergar permanentemente la colección
- can you find a home for these files somewhere? — a ver si encuentras dónde guardar estos archivos
(of animal, plant)hábitat masculinoan owl had made its home in the barn — un búho se había instalado en el pajar
- At the beginning of the century, Milan was the home of the last Italian artistic movement of international importance: Futurism.
- For instance, to complete the Slam, I had to win at St. Andrews, the home of golf.
- And so, at the start of a new season, hopes are high that Elland Road can once more be home to legends.
- Los Angeles is the home of rock 'n roll.
- Sprawling Monongahela National Forest is home to 230 species of birds.
- Dazzlingly diverse, it is home to a wonderful mix of races, perspectives and attitudes.
- He really thinks America is the land of the free and the home of the brave.
- Its Liverpool Road site is the home of the world's oldest passenger rail station.
- There are many more impressive homes of international football than the Skonto Stadium but few can match it for incessant noise.
- The east Midlands, south-eastern England, and East Anglia were home to the most advanced arable farming in the British Isles.
- The food hall is home to a vast selection of local products to tempt your tastebuds.
- The town of Cognac itself is the home of most of the region's famous distilleries.
3.1(in house)en casaI'll be at home after six — estaré en casa después de las seis
- if anybody calls, I'm not at home — si alguien llama, di que no estoy (en casa)
- Mrs Jones is at home on Tuesdays — la sra Jones recibe los martes
- she works and her husband stays at home — ella trabaja y su marido se ocupa de la casa
- he's got problems at home — tiene problemas familiares
- what's that when it's at home? — ¿y eso con qué se come?
3.2(at ease)sit down, make yourself at home — siéntate y ponte cómodo, estás en tu casa
- to feel at home with sb — encontrarse / sentirse a gusto con algn
- I don't feel at home with the new camera yet — todavía no me he hecho a la nueva máquina fotográfica
- she's more at home with an electric drill than a sewing machine — está más en lo suyo con un taladro que con una máquina de coser
- he's entirely at home in Spanish — habla español con total fluidez
3.3(not abroad, in one's country)his popularity at home — su popularidad en su país
- people eat later at home — en mi país se come más tarde
- at home and abroad — dentro y fuera del país
(on own ground)en casato be/play at home — jugar en casa
- Spain is at home to France — España juega en casa contra Francia
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4(institution)children's home — centro de acogida de menores
- old people's home — residencia de ancianos
- dogs' home — perrera
5.1(the finish)meta femeninowe're not far from home now — ya nos estamos acercando a la meta
- After kicking 300m from home to beat Garcia in 7:40.97 seconds, Gebrselassie admitted the fast pace had been a challenge.
- Sir Rembrandt made a mistake at the fifth fence from home which proved costly to his challenge but he battled on to claim second spot.
- The leader gave way to Daliapour over three furlongs out as rider Johnny Murtagh drove for home for all he was worth.
- Angels RF Tim Salmon had drifted off third base, anticipating a break for home.
- Santa rounded third and headed for home, as the shortstop finally came to his senses and threw a perfect peg to catcher Garcia.
(to the finish)the first horse/runner home — el primer caballo/corredor en llegar a la meta
2(successful)once they agree terms we'll be more or less home — una vez que hayan aceptado las condiciones, el trato es prácticamente un hecho
- to be home free /home and dry — tener la victoria asegurada
3(to desired place)he knocked the staples home with a hammer — clavó las grapas en su sitio con un martillo
- there was a clunk as the bolt went home — se oyó un golpe sordo al encajar el cerrojo en su sitio
- to get sth home to sb — hacerle entender algo a algn
4(where one lives)(come/arrive) a casait's time to go home now — ya es hora de irse (/ irnos etc. ) a casa
- I'll be home at five — estaré en casa a las cinco
- he's bringing her home — la va a traer a casa
- on the way home — de camino a casa
- to see sb home — acompañar a algn a casa
- to send sb home — mandar a algn a casa
- I had to send home for some dry clothes — tuve que mandar buscar ropa seca a casa
- I haven't written home yet — todavía no he escrito a (mi) casa
- nothing to write home about — nada del otro jueves
5(from abroad)we've already booked our passage home — ya hemos reservado nuestro pasaje de vuelta
- to come home from abroad — volver del extranjero
- Yankees/Reds go home — yanquis/rojos fuera (de aquí)
- the folks back home — la familia
1(by doctor)(telephone number/address) particular(background/environment) familiar(perm/cooking) caserogive me your home number — dame el teléfono de tu casa / tu teléfono particular
- home comforts — comodidades
- the risk of a home delivery — los riesgos de dar a luz en casa
- two days' home leave — dos días de permiso
- home visit — visita a domicilio
2(of origin, in US)home country — país de origen
- home sales — ventas nacionales / internas
- home state — estado natal / de procedencia
3(not foreign)(market/affairs) nacionalhow are things on the home front? — ¿qué tal marcha todo en casa?
- sales on the home front — las ventas a nivel nacional
- home waters — aguas territoriales
4Deporte(team) de casa(team) local(game) en casathe home crowd — los seguidores del equipo local / de casa
- to have home advantage — jugar en casa
- on its home ground — en su propio terreno
- home win — victoria en casa
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