In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(material)papel masculino(towel/handkerchief) de papeldon't throw paper on the floor — no tiren papeles al suelo
- it's made of paper — es de papel
- a sheet of paper — una hoja de papel
- a piece of paper — un papel
- I spent four years at college to get this piece of paper — me pasé cuatro años en la universidad para conseguir este papelito
- it's not worth the paper it's printed / written on
- this agreement/contract is not worth the paper it's printed on — este acuerdo/contrato es papel mojado / no tiene el menor valor
- on paper — en teoría
- the scheme looks excellent on paper — en teoría / sobre el papel el plan es excelente
- on paper he's very well qualified but ... — diplomas (/ certificados etc. ) tiene muchos pero ...
- to get / put sth down on paper — poner algo por escrito
- paper currency — papel moneda
- paper cutter — guillotina
- paper industry — industria papelera
- paper loss — pérdida no realizada
- paper profit — beneficio no realizado
- paper qualifications — títulos
- At a push, the bag itself could be constructed from a sheet of paper or small carrier bag tied up with an elastic band or bit of string.
- The most readily available method for pressing paper sheets is in or under a large book.
- I'd get lots of sheets of A4 paper, fold them over, staple them and make an instant book, write my story and draw covers.
- She scribbles frantically on sheets of paper, then hunts through desk drawers for more writing material.
- He continued to stare blankly at the sheet of paper until Loflen brought him out of his daze.
- Then he pulled out a clean sheet of his stationary paper and took a quill.
- Then I wrote down the necessary directions to my place on a sheet of paper from that notepad.
- She slid her nail along the top to open it and pulled out a single sheet of paper with a drawing and a sentence hastily scribbled along the bottom.
- Slowly and carefully, I broke the seal on the envelope and pulled out a sheet of thin paper.
- He pulled up the sheets of thin paper in front of his head as he squinted to read the small print.
- Traditionally, a sheet of paper was used to cast or register a vote.
- I angrily tore off the sheet of paper from my plain notebook, and reached for a tissue, blowing my nose.
- He took out the bacon from the skillet and placed it on three sheets of absorbent paper towel.
- The printed paper sheets were pasted onto canvas mounts for display.
- Any letter that included more than one sheet of thin paper was likely to go missing.
- The first thing to buy is a large sheet of white thick paper or thin card, which you gently bend into a right angled curve.
- Inside was a sheet of onionskin typing paper, the kind that's slippery but crinkles.
- Taking out a sheet of paper with lots of writing on it, Daria nodded, took a deep breath, and began her story.
- I noticed a sheet of thin, unlined paper beside the case that held the incredibly deadly drug.
- The supervisor nods and continues to make annotations on a sheet of paper.
1.2British (wrapper)envoltorio masculinopapel masculino
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2(newspaper)diario masculinoperiódico masculinoI read/saw it in the paper — lo leí/lo vi en el diario / periódico
- what did the papers say about it? — ¿qué salió en los diarios / periódicos al respecto?
- before noun paper boy — diar(i)ero
- paper girl — repartidora de periódicos / diarios
- Nearly all the papers have eye-witness reports which stated that he was ‘hotly pursued’ by plain clothes police officers.
- In this case, the story attracted enough national media attention that local people had access to alternative perspectives by examining the national papers.
- Hardly a week goes by without the papers reporting that a new witch has been found.
- All the day's newspapers, weekly periodicals and local papers are available at the library and any member of the public can call in to read them.
- The papers also reported his claim to have had a bogus cocaine habit put around by a government press secretary.
- Newspapers say they distribute papers where they sell.
- Some supermarket tabloids outsell the local papers.
- Strikes by journalists on local papers in the north of England have spread from one title to another.
- ‘Our intention to build a skatepark has been reported in the papers since January,’ he said.
- But will the foreign papers be objective in reporting about India?
- The editors of the three Scottish papers will report to McGurk day to day.
- While all the national papers report that Gore will be conceding any day now, the online debate rages on.
- The last turn of the century marked the peak of the newspaper boom, 2,600 papers across the country.
- New York had nine daily newspapers then, plus papers in Brooklyn, Queens and New Jersey, and three wire services.
- Besides the general-circulation papers, newspapers continued to flourish as agents of various special communities.
- Before Christmas, the papers reported that children wouldn't be able to see the Harry Potter movie in its first week because so many office parties had made block bookings.
- Many will have their own local memories of Bill and some will no doubt centre on getting the daily newspapers or the Sunday papers after Mass.
- These findings provide a prescription for future newspaper content if papers are to gain young readers now and keep them in the future.
- Much more important is what papers say, report and headline in the years between elections.
- And every Monday morning he would scan the papers for reports on penalty kicks around the country.
3.1masculino trabajomasculino artículofemenino ponenciafemenino comunicacióna research paper — un trabajo de investigación
- to give / present a paper — presentar una ponencia / una comunicación
- The papers in these sessions address these questions from three different directions.
- This paper examines that question by considering the acute phase of care provided by the public sector.
- This paper examines the transition between the short-term and the long-term responses to water status.
- Thursday had the best of the paper sessions from my point of view.
- In this issue, we present the final two papers from that session.
- Simultaneous translation will be available during conference sessions, so papers may be presented in French or in English.
- Their role at conferences, for example, can span everything from presenting papers to fielding questions in open conference sessions.
- She has presented papers and sessions on prevention of music-related injuries and biomechanics of piano technique.
- This paper examines Bedouin attitudes and practices relating to the evil eye as a cause of misfortune.
- This is an edited version of a paper examining the difficulties of DNA evidence.
- We examined references of relevant papers and contacted experts in the subject.
- The paper attempts to answer some of the key questions necessary for reform.
- I am giving my paper in the first session on the last day, which is the day after the conference dinner.
- The event will see a record number of more than 300 workshops, papers and poster sessions, grouped into 12 broad themes.
- I presented my paper at the first session and, relieved it was over, took the nearest free seat.
- Five more papers were presented in the morning session and four papers, all illustrated with lantern slides, were given in the afternoon session.
- The papers in this session have addressed several of the important issues facing the negotiators.
- Three papers have examined mineral localization in the needles of larch species.
- The object was to make it easier to assign papers to appropriate sessions.
- Unfortunately, due to the large number of papers presented at most sessions, hardly any discussion took place.
3.2(student essay)trabajo masculino
- The Department of Education and Science is also preparing to advertise for examiners to correct the papers to ensure the exams go ahead in June as planned.
- However, the examiners who mark their papers will not be made aware of their circumstances, in order to preserve the integrity of the exams process.
- The number of answer papers identifying all the scarecrows correctly was higher than usual.
- The examiners who evaluate the answer papers should be given their remuneration on time.
- York students have seen weeks of revision go down the drain after a blundering examination board lost their papers.
- Politics is more than policy papers and polls and strategy.
- I think that both the report and the strategy paper are positive documents for Bulgaria.
- In their policy papers on universities both Mr Dawkins and Dr Nelson treated size as an important issue.
- Policy papers, however clever, change nothing by themselves.
- Detailed policy papers, letters and ministerial submissions are taped and listened to late into the evening, absorbed at double the normal speed.
- Based on that work stage three of the process will see the production of a series of policy papers setting out various options
- Those reports - those working papers, again, as far as I understand it, were delivered at the command level.
- Evidence from clients all over the country is accumulated, analysed and used for parliamentary briefing papers and reports.
- It was understood public services minister Andy Kerr had a deal with the union leadership for support of the policy papers, but that unravelled over the past ten days.
- Numerous policy papers were adopted, which had some progressive sections in them.
4exam paperexamen masculino Britanicofemenino parte
5papers pl(documents)documentospapeleshe had to hand over his identity papers — tuvo que entregar sus documentos de identidad / su documentación personal
- you have to carry your papers at all time — hay que llevar siempre los documentos / los papeles encima
- his car papers weren't in order — no tenía los papeles / documentos del coche en regla
- ship's papers — documentación del barco
- to give sb her/his walking papers — echar a algn
- I still haven't investigated the computer labs and continue to e-mail and write papers from the comfort of my own home.
- As proof of physical abuse, the Government demands to see police paperwork, court papers or a medical report.
- Other sources of information can include old documents, important papers or personal correspondence.
- Well, they're probably excited they don't have to write any papers right now for their professors.
- While studying at SFU, Terry would write his papers on cancer research.
- His first book on folklore, Custom and Myth, did not appear until 1884, but contained papers written and printed much earlier.
6Finanzaspapel (comercial) masculinodocumento comercial masculino
1(room/wall) empapelar(room/wall) tapizar México
2Teatroto paper the house — regalar entradas
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