In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(word/syllable/sound) pronunciarthe 'e' is not pronounced — la 'e' no se pronuncia / es muda
- Her tiny lips moved carefully as she attempted to sound out and then pronounce the difficult words.
- Along with this, the user can also get to hear the way a letter or a word is correctly pronounced.
- As we get older we learn to read and write and hopefully pronounce the words correctly in whatever language we are raised.
- Oh dear, has Dan been pronouncing the first syllable like the Scottish island?
- Gemma and I have a joke about the way she pronounces the word ‘delicious’.
- It became really noticeable when she pronounced certain words.
- Someone finally realizes what I'm trying to say and pronounces the word properly, and everyone starts to chuckle.
- The point is that only real Friesians can pronounce the first words correctly.
- I think it is important that members' names be pronounced correctly.
- If you click on the speaker icon, a man's voice pronounces the word for you through your computer's speakers.
- Before that Latin, certainly in English-speaking countries, was pronounced just like English.
- Each letter has a particular sound so reading is relatively simple, words being pronounced phonetically.
- Though a small error on the part of a painter, it makes all the difference when the word is pronounced.
- She insists her mistake was due to the way the word was pronounced by the presenter, and she is determined to get to the top next year.
- There are people that complain when their name is pronounced differently.
- After realising she had pronounced it wrong, she didn't care.
- Her voice dripped with the sharpness of mockery as she pronounced these last words.
- The only other solution is for foreigners to pronounce words correctly.
- From the way she pronounces the words, from how she runs syllables together so oddly, I guess that she doesn't understand what she sings.
- The sequence ended with the student pronouncing the word correctly.
2(sentence/judgment) pronunciar(judgment/sentence) dictar
- A doctor was called and he was pronounced dead shortly after 10.30 am yesterday.
- The boy and his 33-year-old mother were rescued by a helicopter but were later pronounced dead at hospital.
- She received assistance from paramedics but a doctor pronounced her dead at the scene.
- He was 73 and the doctors had just pronounced him well enough to return home.
- The driver of the Mondeo was pronounced dead at the scene.
- An ambulance crew was called but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
- Can a state undo an agreement on the basis of which the apex court had pronounced its verdict?
- The driver of the Sierra was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
- Mr Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, last Thursday.
- The local Fire Brigade, Gardai and the ambulance service worked to free him, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
- Firefighters used cutting equipment to release him from his car but paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.
- A doctor who pronounced the man dead believes the cause of death was asphyxiation.
- In addition, the applicants complained that the county courts' residence judgments were not pronounced publicly.
- They were examined by a doctor but were pronounced dead at the scene.
- The victim, who is yet to be formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
- The answer is that the institution of the court is not the court building itself, it is the judges who pronounce their verdicts.
- I don't know that I'd want to pronounce that judgment at this point.
- A doctor at a local surgery also attended but eventually pronounced the man dead.
- He pronounced me unfit to be operated upon.
- However, the Ukrainian was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor.
3formal(declare)the doctor pronounced him dead — el médico dictaminó que estaba muerto
- she tasted it and pronounced it excellent — lo probó y declaró que era excelente / su dictamen fue que era excelente
- he pronounced himself satisfied — se manifestó satisfecho
1(deliver verdict)pronunciarseto pronounce on sth — pronunciarse sobre algo
- Only a court of law has the right to pronounce on innocence or guilt.
- This Court has pronounced on that question many times.
- It may already be too late to stem the damage of some international coverage but the least we can do is give him the benefit of the doubt and see the film before pronouncing on it.
- It is unnecessary, and it would be inappropriate, for me to pronounce on the merits of the constitutional issue.
- He said the US would consider backing the appointment of an independent assessor to pronounce on the validity of the ceasefires.
- The same principle requires us to pronounce on the validity of executive action when it is challenged.
- Normally appellate judges pronounce on issues of law (for instance, wrong instructions given by the trial judge to the jury).
- Lets not give the scientists and politicians all the cards when pronouncing on matters scientific.
- However, all causation and human rights questions are very fact sensitive and I consider that it would be wrong to pronounce on the matter in the abstract.
- He said the team would not pronounce on the validity of the election itself.
- The absence of an economic aspect to the case at hand, therefore, also precluded the Court from pronouncing on the application of Article 10 of the Convention.
- By reaching such a verdict, the jury did not have to pronounce on five other questions that devolved from that point.
- Politicians and various board members have pronounced on the need for tighter corporate governance and control over traders, while the press is fixated on the type of individual involved.
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