In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1¡bueno!¡okey! América Latina coloquial¡vale! España coloquial¡vaya (pues)! América Central¡va pues! América Central
1coloquial(all right)how are you? — OK, thanks — ¿qué tal estás? — bien, gracias
- the job's OK, but … — el trabajo no está mal, pero …
- will it be OK if I bring a friend? — ¿te importa si traigo a un amigo?
- if you don't want to come, that's quite OK — si no quieres venir, no hay ningún problema
- it's OK with me — yo no tengo ningún inconveniente
- do you like her? — she's OK — ¿te gusta? — no me disgusta
- are we OK for time? — ¿vamos bien de tiempo?
- For me, it's a physical need to see to it that you're okay.
- Sometimes he's okay and sometimes he can't breathe.
- There's some okay political humour, with stabs at global warming, CNN and hydro prices.
- Once he was satisfied that she was okay he allowed her to go upstairs to bed.
- We used to think if we could help somebody get a job they would be okay.
- The overall picture quality is okay, but varies considerably from segment to segment depending upon the source material and year that the game footage was gathered from.
- We've done an okay job so far, but there are a lot of things we want to do better.
- Inherently I know that I haven't done anything wrong (nor has she), and that it's okay for me to respect my cousin's right to privacy.
- Would that, like the potential discovery of WMD, make the war okay?
- He was doing an okay job, until he missed one swing.
- I don't own any board games, but I'm quite looking forward to owning this one, particularly because I see it as my ticket to a semi okay Christmas.
- The plot was okay, and reasonably well staged and acted.
- Its okay we just need something until it leaves here.
- I hope I am okay this evening so I can go to Millhampton.
- But only to reassure you that she is physically okay.
- I mean, no one was around to tell me if it was okay or not.
- Attracting birds with tape recordings is okay by me in moderation.
- The transfer is okay considering what this film is.
- One day you can release a product which you think is okay and then it can just take off.
- My sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice cream was okay.
- To my complete and utter amazement, I felt okay, not just physically but emotionally as well.
- I have a strong preference to avoid checking any luggage, so carry-on appropriate items are okay; things that have to be checked, not so good.
- We would be saying it's okay to treat human beings like commodities, and it's okay to elevate economics above respect for human dignity.
- What I usually don't write about is what I find okay, mediocre, adequate, generic.
- I commend Ms. Cleage for being honest about her desires and realizing that it's okay to consider her own needs.
- Obviously the militants feel that hurting kids is okay because of the job their daddy or mummy does.
- Briggs suffered minor concussion in that game but could be okay this week.
- Those of a postmodern persuasion might argue that it's okay to present a fragmented field in a fragmented way.
- I'd make sure my family and friends were okay and maybe start an orphanage in India.
- Daniel jumped out just long enough to make sure I was okay and then got right back into the fight.
- It's okay to accuse your opponents of dishonesty when they routinely present quotations out of context.
- She proposes outlawing unreasonable force by removing the provision in the law saying reasonable force is okay.
- Its okay because your house is so big and your parents are never home so that its almost like you live outside of home anyway.
- For example, some substances are okay out-of-competition but illegal during competition.
- Even though the job scenario has been okay, you just know something was bound to go wrong somewhere.
- The films are okay, with most of the facts presented by people in tight Hawaiian shirts, laughing a lot.
- We will have to get new carpets, curtains and tanks - but as long as the reptiles are okay I don't mind.
- Other callers are just calling in to say they are okay this year or thanking the volunteers there for their support in the past.
- For him the problem in Bulgaria is the widespread mentality that says it's okay to steal as long as you're not caught.
- I didn't really know if I really would be okay or not.
- If the talent test ended with presentation of a gift, it was okay.
- I take very seriously making sure everyone is okay and where they are supposed to be, keeping my ‘chickens’ all in order.
- She seemed to be okay physically as far as I could tell, but she frowned when she saw me - something was up, obviously.
- Their acting is okay but okay acting combined with so-so story make for some forgettable viewing moments.
- The point in syntax, more or less, is that some word orders are okay, and some aren't.
- I have a very very long - or maybe a number of long-ish - posts in draft, and a few reasonably okay photos to edit.
- Nothing really, I just wanted to see if you girls are okay or not after what you have just witnessed.
- Most even find that it's okay to go further than that, with permission from everyone concerned of course.
- Cukor once made great woman's pictures, here he makes an okay one.
- I was old enough to take care of myself, the life insurance made sure that I was fine to look after the house and I had a decent job and I was okay.
- His defense was okay, but consider the competition.
- In fairness, Casey probably did an okay job of the song, but I'd fallen asleep ten seconds into it.
- The air con has been frosty, the food okay, the coffee a revelation, and the people pretty friendly.
- ‘I said any date would be okay when his schedule permits,’ Koizumi told reporters after the meeting with Primakov.
- ‘Adrienne,’ I called, though I didn't exactly care too much whether she was okay or not.
- It is okay to retire from your job… but don't retire from your life.
- We made sure they were okay and then sent them home for the afternoon.
- The extra chapter is okay, but perhaps doesn't add substantially to the game's longevity.
- ‘I'm glad you're okay,’ she said in a respectful way that made Erica unsure if she actually meant it.
- I don't like to iron or sweep; scrubbing is fine and vacuuming is okay.
2argot(acceptable)champagne is always an OK drink — el champán siempre queda bien
- he's really an OK guy — es un tío legal
- ‘The caretaker role I've now got is a bit different but I'm there to do a job and we've started off okay,’ he said.
- Immediate media reaction was Cheney strong; Edwards presented okay, but showed his inexperience.
- Am working on lit review, its a funny job, but going okay.
- A person who seems to be doing okay one day may the next day suddenly take a turn for the worse.
- Just because we did okay last year doesn't mean we cannot fail this time round.
- Anyway I want to get to know Ivee, she's okay cute.
- They seemed to take the news okay, but Shaune noticed that their relationship changed and that they began watching his every move.
- The fan told Leon that he could do a story on him and possibly help get his name out in the sports world to let people know that he is doing okay and still working hard.
- She reads the news okay, but her interaction with guests is very wooden and her interviewing technique is weak.
- It looked okay I guess but I'm not a great fan of fishnets.
- I moved in a few feet, the catcher moved out a few feet and I made the throw okay.
- She was a little bad at directions and I still wondered sometimes if she could get back to the cottage okay on her own.
- By and large it seems to be going okay and according to the returning officer we are on course and all the papers are due to go out this week.
- I'm glad the repair job went okay but I wonder if all this detailed photography of the shuttle is a too detailed.
- We've done okay this season and have tried to cover up our weaknesses as much as we can.
- A train arrived at Lawler station around noon, and my duty entitled me to make sure that everyone got off the train okay.
- ‘I am hitting the ball okay on the practice range,’ he claimed at Royal Lytham last July.
- All this on a job that pays me okay, but really doesn't give me enough to live lavishly.
- I went out there for a look and liked the place okay.
1darle el visto bueno ahave you OKed it with Saunders? — ¿Saunders le ha dado el visto bueno?
- Weinberger okayed the facility anyway, in part to boost defense spending in New York.
- Meanwhile, both members of last year's Democratic ticket publicly said that they'd been wrong in okaying the war.
- If the Senate approves the exact legislation okayed by the House - down to every single word and comma - the legislation would then be sent to the President.
- Those who had the information stalled over okaying its release.
- Technically this bill required no Presidential approval, and it was okayed by the Governor.
- Flickenschild has also okayed the idea of paying child allowances to all families irrespective of their incomes.
- The State Cabinet had okayed the recommendation,’ he replied.
- Anything she did was okayed by the establishment.
- If we had sent in the prices that were actually up on the board in the bank, they'd have been okayed, and customers would have paid those as they did.
- For radio the ad must include a statement in which candidates identify themselves and say they okayed the message.
- Write, call, or ask in person why Congress okayed this pollution of the people's parks.
- Brooklawn officials have okayed the leasing of their public school properties to corporations that want to put up ads, thus letting them buy access to a captive audience of impressionable youngsters.
- Media reports in Assam suggest that the Bodo leadership has okayed the proposals.
- Gramm okayed it with me Sunday, that if anything happened to him you'd come to me.
- Congress okayed the fuel oil, but refused to approve the two commercial nuclear plants.
- He says the job was done well and that the board okayed the deal.
- Equal-pay legislation is being scrapped and a thermal power plant was okayed and then put on hold.
- Thanks so much to Justin for looking over the two chapters from Chris' point of view and okaying them.
- The plan, which recently resurfaced after being dropped, still has to be okayed by county traffic chiefs.
- She said: ‘I had okayed it with Mr Hollins before I took the days off and he just said take as long as I needed, but then I got this text message.’
1visto bueno masculinothey finally gave us the OK — finalmente nos dieron el visto bueno
- The family made an application for a grant and, on April 16, 2002, they were given the okay for the work.
- ‘Hey, Matt, I got an okay on using the boat for the 4th,’ I called through the door.
- There was another meeting with about 12 people there, and they gave it the okay.
- Kali commanded after getting the okay from everyone that they were strapped in.
- The Charlotte Bobcats got the official okay from the Boston Celtics to interview Chris Wallace for their GM job.
- There are projects now where Bahamian politicians have given a verbal okay, so the investors have started.
- Somebody in a powerful position actually issued the okay on this lovely ad and handed over an exorbitant amount of money to let it grace the cover of a phone book with a major circulation.
- Who could blame the studio head that gave the okay?
- Those policies are anathema to the slot scammer, so most will not go the route of getting the okay for taking credit cards.
- My grandpa has given the okay for your visit here whenever you can.
- If you're over 35, a new exerciser, just coming back from a layoff or you have a history of heart disease in your family, you should get an okay from your doctor before starting.
- The French voters are incensed, yes, but it seems to me that they're largely incensed because we didn't get a French okay.
- I expect we will be able to say more sometime in the next 6 months, and when I get the okay from Activision, I'll certainly let you know!
- I waited for a moment before finally getting the okay from Miss Pross to start singing.
- A misconception is that if they give the okay for organ and tissue retrieval, they won't be able to have an open casket or a funeral at all.
- The single's success forced Berry Gordy to give the okay for an album to be produced.
- I'll tell my parents once you get the okay from your mom so they can send in your reservation.
- After getting the okay from everybody, she pressed the green button; and the portal opened up in the wall.
- They don't need an okay from the Ministry to proceed with any project.
- A judge has given the okay for police to detain the bombing suspect for another three days.
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