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(passage)cita femeninoa dictionary of quotations — un diccionario de citas famosas
- This is a beautifully laid out book, with the prose interspersed with short poems, quotations, poignant photographs, and practical checklists.
- It illustrated the use of words with appropriate quotations.
- The objects, images, and quotations on display represent the experiences and judgements of people who lived under and rebelled against British rule as well as those who extended and enforced it.
- Patriotic speeches and publications during the period of the struggle for independence were often infused with Biblical motifs and quotations.
- Each of the 10 chapters begins with a series of short quotations.
- It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
- Such accounts call for perusal in depth; so I'll end with a few short quotations that at least give the flavour of this delightful, and genuinely educative, book.
- The text is broken up by just four illustrations, one musical example and surprisingly few quotations.
- Out of context, a quotation from any text is meaningless.
- Walls covered with quotations and images of inspiration and persecution remind visitors why they have come.
- Then, too, exact quotations from speeches sometimes look decidedly strange in print.
- However, by getting both the quotation and its author wrong, he merely exposed his own lack of education.
- Yet a professor I'm working with insists on having some 55-word quotations be set as normal quotes, and some 45-word quotations be set as block quotes.
- Regrettably, its evident scholarship has been combined with a heavy academic style, and the number of quotations from other authors becomes something of a distraction.
- It is simply not possible to lift a convenient quotation from the text and expect it to illuminate a modern debate about rights theory without understanding the context in which Marx wrote.
- Though block quotations are always given in modem English as well as the original Tudor form, shorter quotations are only in the original.
- Age and ailments do not mar the freedom fighter's energy levels, he answers all his letters and his phone calls, files all his correspondence and can fish out exact quotations from Gandhiji's speeches in moments.
- Most of her wall decorations are paintings and drawings she's done herself, often with quotations from authors or inspirational thoughts.
- The author uses extensive quotations from memoirs and minutes so that the reader can see the decision-making process in the raw.
- There are many shorter poems and quotations from history books scattered throughout.
1.2(act)the phrase lends itself to quotation — la frase se presta a ser citada
2.1(estimate)presupuesto masculinohe gave us the lowest quotation — nos hizo el presupuesto más bajo
- Seek a detailed quotation in writing and try to use a firm with recommendations for reliability and good workmanship - a trade association might get help.
- The supplier then faxes back a quotation for the total cost of the materials in the quantities desired delivered to the actual job site.
- With only £5,000 for repairs they struggled to meet the builders' quotation of £30,000 to transform two farmhouses into holiday cottages.
- Insurance companies can no longer refuse quotations because of a person's age alone.
- Cost accountants would be involved in helping to establish price quotations based upon the subcontractor's actual cost experience.
- Additionally, always pin them down to a proper quotation for their service.
- Many insurers will not provide motor insurance quotations for certain careers.
- Once we have this information we will prepare a quotation with the aim of trying to ensure your aims and expectations are exceeded whilst remaining within your budget.
- The client usually receives a quotation with projections when buying a policy.
- One should obtain quotations from all the insurers to be able to compare costs and benefits.
- The aim of this study is to assess the risks of the project, so that a formal quotation can be made.
- Removal costs vary widely and quotations depend on the volume of belongings to be moved.
- The spokeswoman also suggested that online users call a customer service land line if they are not happy with the onscreen quotations they are receiving.
- The solicitor should make clear at the outset if an estimate, quotation or other indication of cost is not intended to be fixed.
- Ask the funeral director for a written quotation detailing all of these fees.
- When choosing a garage for repairs, David advises that you select a familiar and reputable company, and wherever possible get a firm quotation or written estimate for repairs.
- When the existing policy expired in March the villagers were told it would not be renewed and were offered a quotation by another company of £1,000.
- The balustrade has been inspected by the appropriate council departments and an approved contractor who will now provide a quotation and method statement for the reinstatement of the works.
2.2(statement of value)cotización femenino
- Knutsford was a tiny Manchester-based leather goods manufacturer, effectively a shell with a recently-acquired stock market quotation.
- Like foreign bonds, international share quotations have existed almost as long as stock markets themselves.
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