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(superior in rank)those in senior positions — quienes ocupan puestos de responsabilidad
- I need to ask advice from a senior colleague — tengo que consultar a un superior
- I'd like to speak to someone more senior — quisiera hablar con un superior suyo
- a senior officer in the Army — un oficial de alto rango del Ejército
- senior editor — redactora sénior
- the Senior Service — la armada británica
- senior tutor — profesor tutor a cargo de los planes de enseñanaza
- senior to sb
- she's senior to him — está por encima de él
1.2(older)Robert King, Senior — Robert King, padre / sénior
- the senior members of a club — los socios más antiguos de un club
2.1senior school — colegio secundario masculino
- the senior boys — los chicos mayores / de los últimos cursos
2.2Deporte(invariable adjective) sénior
1.1(older person)persona de la tercera edad femeninoadulto mayor masculino América Latinahe's five years my senior — es cinco años mayor que yo
- That's why the White House wants to use tax subsidies and other incentives to encourage seniors to buy long-term-care insurance to pay for their own old age.
- Democrats and Republicans agree that our seniors deserve a secure retirement and a prescription drug coverage in Medicare.
- The other day I spoke with Art Ridley, a retired firefighter, who drives seniors to social events put on by the Seniors' Hub.
- How are we going to make that commitment to seniors who are retiring?
- Senior rentals are townhomes for seniors to rent.
- In fact, many of the states with large shares of seniors tend to have more seniors in the ‘needy elderly’ age group of 75 and above.
- Rudy Lawrence, president of the Council of Senior Citizens, wants seniors to register for PharmaCare.
- If less money goes into SS, more will have to come from somewhere to honor the commitments already made to current and soon to be retired seniors.
- But those numbers assume no dramatic change in the increasing ability of seniors to retire later and otherwise continue to earn income that is taxable.
- That will never happen, especially on a street that is 70 percent rental units populated with seniors and retirees where a very expensive contractor comes to clear the driveways.
- It actually lowers benefits for millions of poor seniors and other seniors who have drug benefits under retiree plans.
- For some seniors and groups representing seniors, Canada remains the place to purchase lower priced prescription drugs.
- He says his problem is that many seniors have retired.
- These mostly retired seniors are likely to use this additional residence seasonally, when it's too cold or too hot at their primary home.
- This is going to allow seniors, especially low-income seniors, to get benefits that they never could hope to have and never could expect to pay for.
- In 1926 it was the National Progressives that agreed to support the Liberals provided that they enacted legislation granting old age security pensions for seniors.
- She wants to reclaim the word old and rejects euphemisms like elderly and seniors.
- The United States government has done a superb job of handling retirement funds for seniors.
- The cutbacks cover the costs of new monthly $65 pensions and food vouchers for seniors, single mothers, and disabled people.
- To finance the plan, high-income seniors paid steeper premiums than the low-income elderly.
1.2(person of higher rank)superior masculinoyou'll have to speak to my senior — va a tener que hablar con mi superior
- A rotation policy would give players - especially the seniors - time to rest.
- A coach cannot place a call to a player until a year after that, while official campus visits aren't allowed until players are seniors.
- That imbalance can threaten a team, especially if the seniors are good players.
- Being part of this team and playing with these players, especially the seniors, has been something special for me?
- Commitment of the players, particularly the seniors, for the national cause was a corollary.
2Escuela Universidadestudiante del último año femeninoestudiante del último curso femenino
- A simple head count of freshmen and seniors in homerooms on any given day would have confirmed suspicions.
- They didn't have enough money to pay so many teachers so they decided to combine seniors and juniors into the same gym classes.
- Teams are composed of four students, two seniors and two juniors, and they have to answer 10 rounds of individual questions.
- This also means that the juniors are now seniors, the freshmen are now sophomores, you get the idea.
- A month later, Elle and I were on our way to Germany along with other freshmen and juniors and seniors.
- The other boys there are all seniors wearing their black graduation robes.
- I was in my senior year in secondary high school, my sister was a senior in junior high school and the twins were in elementary school.
- Our results indicated that within this college population, the freshmen and sophomore students had higher reactions to stress than juniors and seniors.
- Graduating seniors who had just completed student teaching were asked to rate their preparation in the area of pedagogical skills.
- By 1992, graduating high-school seniors in 15 states were required to pass a basic-skills test.
- It surveys samples of students representing all high-school seniors - and two younger cohorts as well.
- Seventy eight percent of the undergraduate respondents were seniors or juniors.
- Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership and service.
- Many of the juniors and seniors in the class were snoozing lightly, as always, and others were staring at the teacher as if he was a madman.
- In the high schools, peer mentors are juniors and seniors who teach freshmen the Take Ten skills, among other duties.
- It's currently open to minority students with high academic standing who are juniors, seniors or graduate students.
- Eight Maryland seniors taught fellow students and teachers about psychology and adolescent health.
- The program matches juniors and seniors with faculty for hands-on experience.
- Dillon closed his journal once his last sentence was finished and filed out of the classroom with the rest of his fellow classmates, also seniors.
- Anyways, the juniors and seniors at our high school have mixed grade, co-ed gym classes.
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