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(hostage/captive/prisoner) poner en libertad(captive/hostage/prisoner) soltar(prisoner/hostage/captive) liberarhe was released on bail — fue puesto en libertad bajo fianza
- the animals will be released back into the wild — los animales serán devueltos a la naturaleza
- to release sb from sth
- she was released from jail — salió de la cárcel
- she released him from his promise — lo eximió de cumplir con su promesa
- they released him from the contract — le condonaron las obligaciones emanadas del contrato
- He releases himself and falls free of the burning aircraft.
- I have read the submissions that have been filed on your behalf and I have taken them into account, but, in my view, there is nothing that can be done that would allow you to be released.
- In January 1972, Mujib was released from confinement and became the prime minister of Bangladesh.
- But questions remain about whether the big cat escaped or was somehow released.
- Prisoners should not be released until they are ready for life outside.
- No mention, for instance, of the people of Ireland having voted overwhelmingly for the agreement, which stated categorically that prisoners would be released.
- Twelve of the inmates, however, were already free after being released earlier this year.
- Sylvia's mother decides to prove that Tom's sister cannot be released from confinement in a mental hospital.
- The two men were questioned by police in Rome, before being released and allowed to go on to travel to London.
- When it comes time for these dangerous offenders to be released, civil confinement thus becomes an appealing option.
- If they fail to reach an agreement in that time period, the prisoners should be released.
- The main characters in the movie are a group of young women who had either escaped from prison or had been released on bail.
- A number of political prisoners have been released since the late 1980s.
- On August 10, 1974, he was expecting to be given the news that he was to be released from solitary confinement.
- Trinculo felt like a prisoner about to be released after serving a full life sentence.
- Human slaves, no matter what, have the potential to take part in this and the broader social contract, thus they should be released from slavery and allowed to do so.
- He released the remaining political prisoners and restored democratic rule.
- Many had been living in orphanages before the war, but had been released or managed to escape during the fighting in Baghdad.
- Something felt like it had been released, set free, if only for a moment; he offered a hand and I took it, so he helped me up.
- Some were released prisoners themselves; some were draft-dodgers; many were clerks and petty bureaucrats, and all were looking for trouble.
1.2(unleash)desatarthe ban released a flood of protest — la prohibición desató una oleada de protestas
- All it takes to get this car moving like a breeze is to release the hand brake, turn the knob on the dashboard to forward mode and press the accelerator.
- But when you think of it, it allows you to start the engine, get into gear and release the brake with one hand.
- Combat offload is performed on the ground by releasing the aircraft brakes from a stationary position and a high-power rating set.
- All the bombs with the sensing switch extenders released and functioned as advertised.
- As one the three hanging soldiers hit the deck and released their harness while moving into a forward roll, and as one the tree shadows moved into positions on the guards patrol routes.
- Not daring to start the engine, he released the brake and pushed the bike back to the supermarket where Emma and Michael waited anxiously for him.
- To allow the trailer to roll back away from the damaged concrete as it was being lifted, the trailer's brakes had to be released manually at the same time.
- The joint is small and cylindrical, and only a high-strength joining method will ensure that the cannula will not move or release from the hub during use.
- As the parachute shot out from the top of the spacecraft, the aerobrake was released to fall freely to the surface of Mars.
- Slowly and carefully, she lifted it upwards, releasing the wheels from their track, and tugging the drawer free.
- To smell burning rubber while driving a car is a sign that you forgot to release the hand brake.
- Then, barely a minute from starting my engine, I release my brakes and taxi out to the runway.
- His hands immediately both found the steering wheel as he released the brake and pressed onto the gas.
- He shifted the lever into neutral and released the hand brake, then cranked the steering wheel as far to the right as he could.
1.3(funds/player/personnel) cederhe was released from his normal duties — lo dispensaron de sus tareas habituales
- The Americans took over from two French divisions, releasing them to move to a more active section.
- In the depths of misery, Aladdin polishes a dirty, battered lamp which is lying on the cave floor and releases the Genie of the Lamp, who sets him free from the cave and promises to grant his every wish.
- Your blood donation is then released for issue to hospitals once all the tests have come back and are declared negative.
- After eight months, I was released from all physical restrictions, such as engaging in contact sports.
- The lease had come to an end, and both parties were released from their obligations under it.
- This was not a case where the husband had transferred the house to the wife in consideration of her releasing him from all obligations arising out of the marriage.
- They're specifically aimed at older people who are property rich but cash poor, ie: those who have a lot of equity wrapped up in their homes but don't want to move in order to release it.
- The Kilkenny out-half managed to skip out of defence and release his backline who moved the ball quickly up field.
- He plans to work in food service when he's released.
- It confirmed the existing boundary and released the Free State from the significant financial liabilities it had incurred under the Treaty.
- So will New Delhi's latest move release an invigorating flood of foreign money?
- However, a spokesman for Garda management said the move would release an extra man for policing duties in the area.
- You are released from restrictions and limitations, as old fears do not trouble you any more.
- But that does not release me, in the future, from the moral obligation of telling the truth.
- You are released from tensions and restrictions when you make important decisions.
- You should also be aware that some lease contracts include a buy-out clause to release you from your obligations to the management company at the end of the agreed lease period.
- If he declines, you may ask and publish his reasons, but they cannot release you of your obligation to correct your error in publishing his misleading words.
- Beirne decided he had no choice but to temporarily close shop and let his employees go until the Army released him from service.
- He joined Everton on a free transfer last week, having been released from United during the summer.
- The two ships then released all of their escape pods, effectively hiding the one with Brimstone and his second in command.
2(figures/information/statement/report) hacer público(figures/report/information/statement) dar a conocer(book/record) sacar (a la venta)(movie) estrenar
3(emit, disseminate)(gas) despedirplants release oxygen through their leaves — las plantas liberan / desprenden oxígeno a través de las hojas
4.1(let go)(bomb) arrojarhe released his grip on her — la soltó
- It's really a joystick that jumps back to the home position when you release it.
- When the key falls back as the finger releases it, the hammer returns to its initial position, ready to strike again.
- The quick disconnect brake line on the trailer was then released, relieving the pressure on the drum.
- It is released in response to pressure/volume overload resulting in increased wall tension.
- Catherine's hand struggled desperately to move, trying to release the increasing pressure on her throat.
- The scene appears at this position after you release the mouse button.
- Reverse the motion to release the weight and return to the start.
4.2(brake/clutch) soltarto release the shutter — disparar
1(from prison, captivity)puesta en libertad femeninoliberación femeninohe negotiated his release from the contract — gestionó que se le condonaran las obligaciones emanadas del contrato
- his death was a merciful release — su muerte fue una bendición
2(of funds, personnel)cesión femenino
3(of claim, right)cesión femenino
4femenino publicaciónfemenino puesta en ventamasculino estrenoin / on general release — en todos los cines
5(record, movie)new releases — novedades discográficas
6(of gas)escape masculino
7(action)the release of the brakes — la acción de soltar el freno
- the release of the clutch — el desembrague
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