In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1interesadothey seem very interested — parecen estar muy interesados
- would you be interested? — ¿le interesaría?
- sorry, I'm not interested — lo siento, no me interesa / no tengo interés
- anyone interested should see Miss Bush — los interesados deben hablar con la señorita Bush
- I'm going for a drink; anyone interested? — voy a tomar algo ¿alguien se apunta?
- to be interested in sb/sth/-ing
- I am interested in astronomy — me interesa la astronomía
- the company is interested in acquiring new premises — la compañía está interesada en adquirir nuevos locales
- are you interested in our old TV? — ¿te interesa nuestro televisor viejo?
- it's very hard getting the children interested in grammar — es muy difícil conseguir que los niños se interesen por la gramática
- to be interested to + inf
- I'd be interested to hear what they did — me interesaría saber qué hicieron
- I was interested to note that … — noté / constaté con interés que …
- I'd be really interested to hear what a proper historian makes of these books.
- I've never seen them and I'm interested to hear what kind of noise they make.
- I was interested though in the way bloggers have changed how news is reported.
- If you are interested please contact Peter or Denise at the Centre for further information.
- The line of thought in which I am particularly interested is that concerning the nature of the union of soul and body.
- I'm interested to hear any thoughts or answer any questions concerning this.
- If people are interested, I'll stick up the March stats when they come in.
- I bet you never watched it out of curiosity because you are just not interested.
- But it is not only in the work of painters that the festival organisers are interested.
- Again, anyone interested should book as soon as possible to avoid missing out.
- I was very interested to hear his interpretation and his views on the process.
- I'd be interested, Rosa, to hear whether this theory relates at all to your own motivations.
- The tributes on this page are well worth a read, if you're interested.
- People are interested, thinking maybe there is a simple answer, maybe there is a formula.
- And I am not at all clear that the public would be terribly interested anyway.
- He said I should read his profile and give him a shout back if I was interested.
- If you're interested, their current owners will be delighted to hear from you to arrange collection.
- I would be very interested to hear what teenagers thought of this show, put it that way.
- Similar sessions will be open to all other interested council staff.
- We are interested to hear about day-to-day journeys as well as stories of exciting or unusual events.
2(concerned)interested party — parte interesada femenino
- A request for time for consultation with interested parties was denied.
- A social evening is also part of the night and all interested parties are welcome.
- However he has posted details on the internet for interested parties.
- Invitations were extended to all town council members, adjoining owners and interested parties.
- We want the interested parties to get together and talk about a way forward.
- That is why the council is presently consulting with all interested parties about what people want from a new building.
- It is also vital that all interested political parties be allowed to be a part of the national conference.
- All former tennis club members and any other interested parties are asked to attend this meeting.
- He said this would be done by working with local authorities and interested parties.
- There are a lot of interested parties in terms of the Edinburgh property market.
- There is no question of the involvement of the interested party assisting in that way.
- All interested parties are asked to attend with a view to setting up a committee to organize and plan the same.
- We are conscious of taking into account all the information from all interested parties.
- We have many interested parties already involved in many countries and on all continents.
- The Home Secretary has appeared as an interested party to contest the allegation of incompatibility.
- All interested parents and guardians are asked to attend this meeting.
- The report will be made available to the Midland Health Board and other interested parties.
- The sales team will now contact interested parties by telephone in order to sell the remaining properties.
- However, for interested parties, he infers that he is willing to tell all.
- But they stressed there was still a chance for interested parties to get in touch.
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