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(account) informe masculino(piece of news) noticia femenino(in newspaper) reportaje masculino(in newspaper) crónica femeninoreports are coming in of a coup — están llegando noticias de un golpe de estado
- latest reports indicate that … — las últimas informaciones indican que …
- She has investigated the events, the media reports and testimony from victims of those attacks.
- Unconfirmed media reports have suggested Vivas will launch later this month, once it signs up AIB as a shareholder and obtains regulatory approval.
- Compare Bill's account of their removal from Palm Island with the voice over version from the media report of the time.
- According to US media reports, they are given sleeping pills on their return from flights, which the pilots call ‘no-go pills’.
- If her partner had suffered trial by media, in their reports about his being the prime suspect, his libel action allowed the papers the latitude to outline just why.
- However one defines its official status, the report is to a considerable degree at variance with the picture of the Communist Party of the United States given by historians of the American left.
- Conflicting reports in the U.S. media while top-notch intelligence and on the spot sources tell the story otherwise, are important to keep an eye on.
- Damiano credits media reports on the many beneficial properties of tea are the primary reason for the increased demand.
- Many of Los Tigres's songs are inspired by events in newspaper reports, or stories passed on by fans.
- A good case can be made against foreign aid simply by perusing the official documents and reports published by government lending agencies themselves.
- The report documented why babies and children are uniquely vulnerable to fetal and developmental effects from exposure to certain pesticides.
- On Thursday, six men (described in media reports as dissident republican suspects) were arrested in raids in England.
- Media reports during the week suggested that Meteor was creating tension with Lucent by offering a tender for a second equipment provider.
- The political background of the former lecturer in Marxist sociology was also more complex than the media reports suggested.
- It doesn't matter if you're selling expensive photos for annual reports, cheeky babywear or a religion.
- A European Commission transport spokesman said the Commission had no intention of limiting the height of vehicles in member states, as suggested by some newspaper reports.
- Media reports suggest Eircom does not intend to use the proceeds of any refinancing to repay equity.
- In accordance with its policy, the WHO does not compile its own findings from China, instead waiting for official Chinese reports.
- The memo was then added to the report as the documents I would be asked to identify to the Inquiry.
- I make a note for my official report that the presumption of innocence has yet again been violated.
- Other companies have been known to give their shareholders small tokens of their appreciation along with their annual reports.
- Media reports at the time described Yeltsin as ‘a brash bear of a man from the Urals brought to Moscow to boost Gorbachev's reform efforts’.
- In 1559, a Venetian government official transcribed a report by a Persian traveller who observed the popular Chinese pastime of drinking tea.
- There were also ‘friendly fire’ casualties to which many media reports made ongoing reference.
- When reading the annual reports, spend more time in the footnotes than perusing the letters from president and portfolio manager.
- Media reports have suggested Vivendi was unhappy with the general level of offers and was hoping to push the bidders higher.
- In light of the new proposals, The Sunday Business Post examined the annual reports and accounts of a number of major charities and also looked at some high-profile smaller charities.
- No one expects CEOs to deliver sermons rather than annual reports.
- That year the first report documenting the violations of the freedom of the press is released.
- In 1969, there was even an official report recommending that Japan embark on a weapons programme.
- Confirmation of the shortcomings of annual reports comes from Merchant, a designer of such documents.
- Unwanted annual reports and other shareholder documents may also bother you.
- The six files on Kenwood also contain condition reports, annual accounts and minutes.
- No matter how often a vision is published in annual reports and advertisements, it seldom weathers a change in the market.
- This is in addition to handling the media's economic news reports and requests for an analysis of the economic implications of recent events.
- Little more than a week before the court was due to consider the matter, newspaper reports featured a rehash of allegations made against O'Leary and others during 1995.
- The bulk of an analyst's work is contained in the body of the research report.
- ‘When I look at the newspapers, reports from the media, it is rarely an issue in the Japanese media,’ he said.
- Silverstein would not be drawn on future applications for the search engine, but media reports have suggested that the company is working on a version of the browser for mobile phones.
- The pared-down macroeconomics chapters are far more in line with Bush administration thinking than press reports suggest.
1.2(evaluation)informe masculinoreporte masculino Méxicomedical report — parte médico masculino
- she got a good/bad report — tuvo buenas/malas calificaciones / notas
- annual report — memoria (anual)
- official/Government report — informe oficial/del Gobierno
- (in UK) Law Reports — actas de procesos
1.3also school reportBritish (assessment from teacher)boletín de calificaciones masculinoboletín de notas masculinolibreta de calificaciones femenino América Latinareporte masculino México
1.4US (written school assignment)redacción femeninoa book report — una reseña sobre un libro
- to give an oral report on sth — exponer / reseñar algo oralmente
- The teacher completes a report and returns it to the student's school counselor at the end of each grading period.
- Teachers can enter progress reports for each student and print a summary progress report when desired.
- Along the way, I must qualify extreme principles in various ways and then challenge my students with examinations and term paper reports about my lectures.
- It is written in the books of St Xavier in Partibus that a report of Kim's progress was forwarded at the end of each term to Colonel Creighton and to Father Victor, from whose hands duly came the money for his schooling.
2.1literary (hearsay)rumor masculinoreport has it / according to report — según se dice
- We're hearing reports from a lot of people in Houston, San Antonio and other places that they're happy there, they might not want to go back.
- Ever hear the report of a lost tribe found in the rainforests of Brazil?
- While in Britain, he said he had heard reports that assets ‘went missing all over the place’.
- It was reported that Anne Heffernan had personally contacted the newspaper to complain about the story.
- We never get a complete picture of Sayonara, merely a series of lively second-hand reports, which is very much the point - through these she achieves a mythical status.
- According to recent reports, Attorney General Michael McDowell is examining legal options to tackle this growth industry.
- It's been two years since we first began to hear reports of a promising new wave stirring in Thailand, a country whose cinematic past is almost completely unknown in the West.
- Of course, for auctioneers, word of mouth is a great form of gaining new business but there is no harm in background checks after you have heard favourable reports.
- The FFI scientists also heard reports of the existence of a seldom-seen large mammal related to goats or cattle and known to the local people as khting vor, the FFI said.
3(sound)estallido masculinodetonación femenino formal
- Their rifles made a common report, when, sinking on his wounded limb, part of the body of the savage came into view.
1.1(relate, announce)several people reported seeing the tiger — varias personas dijeron haber visto al tigre
- he is reported to own several wells — se dice que es dueño de varios pozos de petróleo
- many companies reported increased profits — muchas empresas anunciaron un incremento en sus beneficios
1.2Periodismo(reporter/media) informar sobre(reporter/media) reportear México Andesthe news was widely reported — la noticia fue ampliamente divulgada
- Kidder had been sent to Haiti to report on American troops who were bracing the democratically elected government in the face of a powerful military junta.
- Notes from Underground is a new eye Weekly series in which local arts workers report on their experiences within the Toronto scene.
- Last week this newspaper reported on the potential $1 billion ‘poison put option’ exercisable by Elan bondholders next year.
- I noticed in a recent issue of Newsweek Magazine that some editor decided to report on a conference where there was much trepidation about bloggers.
- He interestingly elicits the languor and melancholy of Fowler, fusing this ennui with the action as Fowler journeys up-country to report on the vicious shooting war.
- What began as a hobby, took a 15-year-old prodigy rock critic/journalist around America reporting on the up and coming fictional rock band Stillwater.
- John Wilkes writes brilliantly in defence of press freedom to report on Parliament, only to be discredited by a dirty poem written as a young rake.
- Last August 12, The New York Times reported on a story they also created.
- An American editor and newspaperman who reported on the Scopes trial, which concerned evolution.
- They'd sent me up to Lancashire to report on the collapse of the English cotton industry because Japan was taking over.
- The Independent reported on Saturday that Flying Brands, the mail order flowers and books group, is back on the acquisition trail, six years after its last attempt to expand ended disastrously.
- This drop was less steep than the 15 per cent decline that NNI had estimated last week, as reported on these pages on the basis of partial data.
- But news agency AFP reported on Monday that thousands of the League's supporters took to the streets of the capital Dhaka on Monday in protest.
- Hemingway, who had become a journalist before the war, married Elisabeth Hadley, and went to report on the war in Greece and Turkey.
- Sahafi is a journalist and self-proclaimed ‘speaker of the truth’, since he is working in Algiers and trying to report on corrupt officials this is not a pleasant job.
- Frankly, the fact that the New York Times made the effort to report on a movie star's religious convictions is a little disturbing.
- Reporting on his own life as he used to report on the lives of others, Wiltfong will tell the story of how, as a student, he ran himself over with a car.
- Mr. Peterside, I was in Kenya ten years ago to report on the African Trade and Opportunity Act, which has since passed.
- I also take on other stuff like writing articles, reporting on runway shows, talent scouting and consulting/working on other projects in fashion and art…
- Coverage such as the Time article illustrates reflexivity because it not only reported on the event, but it drew attention to the production of the event as news.
2.1(notify)(accident) informar de(accident) dar parte de(crime) denunciar(crime) dar parte de(crime) reportar América Latinanothing to report — nada que informar
- to report sth to sb — dar parte de algo a algn
- to report sth stolen/sb missing — dar parte del robo de algo/de la desaparición de algn
- Himmelstoss reports him to the commander, Bertink, for insubordination.
- An entity's management should state in the financial statements which financial reporting framework they have chosen for preparation of the entity's financial statements.
- Don't let embarrassment or fear keep you from reporting fraud or abuse to the appropriate authorities.
- You can take a person's loot that you are not fairly entitled to, but you can not escape the fact that others may have witnessed you and reported you to the proper authorities.
- Garnet was accused of knowing about the plot beforehand and not reporting it to the authorities. he was accused of Jesuitical equivocation.
- Officials at Iveagh House in Dublin are combing through an inventory of the Irish whose families have reported them missing in America.
- Multitudes of people are still reported missing and unaccounted for.
- There are unlikely to be any new revelations when it reports its third-quarter numbers on Tuesday.
- The last requirement would be a formal reporting requirement on a periodic basis to the fund that can be compiled as feedback to the investors.
- A ferryman to whom they gave a silver 20-shilling piece decided they must be noblemen who were going to fight a duel abroad, and reported them to the authorities.
- Bogus offshore banking sites can threaten to report you to your tax authority if you question their methods.
- As the Indigenous Peoples fought back, so the settlers in their reports to London had to play down the level of violence, for fear of scaring off potential investors and settlers.
- There have been many people reporting these issues but so far the company hasn't done anything about it as of yet.
- The first suspect is usually the person reporting the crime
- It is a mistake to try to persuade them with gifts: you simply have to discover how to manipulate them, to report them to a higher authority, someone higher up the line of unitary command.
- Generally, accountants cannot report their clients to taxing authorities due to confidentiality and privacy legal issues.
- He paid tribute to employees from various organisations who have been reporting cases of default to the Authority and other malpractices by their employers.
- I recently lost my mobile phone and duly reported it missing.
- The Communications Authority has called on the general public to make their complaints official by reporting them to the Authority.
2.2(denounce)denunciarreportar América Latinato report sb to sb — denunciar a algn a algn
- I will report you to the authorities — lo denunciaré a las autoridades
1.1Periodismo(reporter) informarAlice Jones reporting from Kabul — Alice Jones, desde Kabul
- she reports for the Post — es corresponsal del Post
- to report on sth — reportear algo
1.2(present report)(committee) presentar un informe
2.1(present oneself)presentarsereportarse América LatinaPrivate Wood reporting for duty, sir! — soldado Wood se presenta, mi teniente (or sargento etc.)
- to report sick — dar parte de enfermo
- report to the reception desk/your supervisor — preséntese en recepción/a su supervisor
- When 100 hopeful young boys report for training camp at the end of the summer, they think they are headed for the usual pre-season good time.
- Within minutes, firefighters off shift and heading home were calling, reporting in and getting ready to go to work.
- To shatter old work habits, he ordered that henceforth, every Samsung employee must report for work two hours early.
- Finally he simply took refuge in his dressing room and refused to report for his next scene, announcing that he hated his wardrobe.
2.2(be accountable)to report to sb — estar bajo las órdenes de algn
- you will report to the finance director — estará bajo las órdenes del director financiero
- You would be reporting to the Company Director and be solely responsible for all aspects of administering a network of 40 people or more.
- It gives the responsibility for command to an on-site manager, who reports to the emergency operations centre.
- The engineer reports to the plant manager and the controller reports to the president.
- Seward responds immediately, and reports to Holmwood.
- And are we just supposed to sit there and say, come on, could you tell us who you're reporting to and expect them to respond?
- He's now one of our top supervisors, with a whole department reporting to him.
- Analysts and investment bankers now must report to different supervisors, and they must be physically separated.
- Each such division has its own functional subdivisions, and is directed by a middle manager, an employee, who supervises division operations and reports to corporate headquarters.
- Commander Cassis, Captain of USS Peacock, reporting to Washington, also praised Geary for his initiative and courage.
- The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 brought home to leaders in Congress and the executive branch the need for integrating departmental reports to national policymakers.
- The on-site command staff reports to the emergency operations centre, which would relay incident information to the appropriate people, including elected officials and the news media.
- Managers have far less power and fewer subordinates reporting to them.
- Day-to-day activities varied from helping with the telephone and photocopying to reporting to her supervisor about on-going legislative committee hearings and her own bill-analysis research.
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