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(for person, in UK)masculine agenteelection agent — representante electoral
- Well, you know what we found out was that there are a lot of people in her life who are not famous - agents, publicists, promoters.
- If he is able to explore his options, don't be surprised if at least 10 teams make an initial call to his agent on Spikes' behalf.
- So then I get bombarded with 18 million resumes and 8x10s, and I'm being chased down the street by agents and actors, and so I get on a boat and sail out to sea.
- I rarely deal with agents because we breed our own players and I won't deal with agents on their behalf.
- By that time, I was in the sort of semi-media business as an agent handling writers.
- Actors, agents and managers go home happy with a tasty 10-15% of their clients' payday.
- But one of the strongest arguments on behalf of sports agents is that they can help athletes preserve and grow their wealth.
- I was rehearsing for a small part in Chicago, though my agent felt a understudy role in Alabama was more likely.
- Before long, I established a relationship with him that was part publicist, part business agent, and part supplier.
- Not that Everett is exactly hassling his agent for alpha male roles.
- Young women writers (and their agents and their editors) are making money and gaining power.
- The role of the publisher could change markedly and perhaps be collapsed into that of the writers and their business managers and agents.
- I sent out 20 or 30 copies of the first three chapters to agents and I had six agents who wanted to represent me.
- In a first letter to the club, Magnier and McManus questioned the role of agents in recent transfers in and out of United, and the money paid to them by United.
- But behind the scenes there are angry agents, frustrated writers and a queue of people itching to say, ‘I told you so.’
- With a considerably larger cast of main characters, this second novel takes in three generations and a wide milieu of itinerant bed-hopping actors, theatrical agents and journalists.
- ‘Everyone wanted a rave film; agents were telling writers to do a rave film,’ he recalls about the early days of development.
- At times I wonder why some of the actors have agents in Hollywood whereas I strongly feel that an Indian star will look the best in an Indian flick.
1.2(for company)masculine agentemasculine representantefeminine agencia
- Another service such agents provide is a temporary loan.
- Property agents and consultancy companies whose information network and service quality are poor will find no recourse but to leave the playing field.
- There will also be private shows, which involve one or two agents and developers running their own exhibition in a hotel.
- Lots of people give advice - lenders, real-estate agents, brokers.
- Communicate with buyers and organic certifying agents concerning GMO contamination issues.
- The real estate institutes imply that their agents are not involved.
- Called EstateCraft it offers a complete business solution for residential and commercial estate agents, letting and business transfer agents.
- The new system will improve service for agents and distributors and provide a platform to enhance sales-force effectiveness.
- Developers or agents often provide a letting agency as part of their service but the information you gather here is unlikely to provide a truly objective view.
- From a product manufacturer's viewpoint, there continues to be a growing need to provide value-added services to agents.
- Moreover, a company will need to make sure that it's getting the right level of service from a third party serving as the outsourcing agent for many different organizations.
- She did not advertise the unit for rent, nor did she employ the services of a rental agent or of a real estate firm.
- Some mobile service agents will also provide you with a replacement mobile phone while yours is being repaired.
- I'm sure that most customers would prefer to have a service agent much closer to office or home, and not need to have the added customer service of a courtesy car.
- In BVI, the Bahamas, Niue, and the Seychelles, the parent company acts solely as a company formation agent and provides related services.
1.3(government officer in US)masculine agente
- The planes land many times at Camp Peary in Virginia, known as ‘The Farm,’ where CIA agents are trained in espionage.
- But without the information from FBI intelligence agents, his grand jury didn't have enough evidence to return indictments.
- So intensive was the surveillance that agents obtained a photocopy of the passport and visa stamp and delivered it to CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia.
- Tofte began to recruit, train and insert agents who would gather intelligence behind enemy lines.
- It urged amendments to federal and provincial laws so that undercover agents could legally obtain false identification documents.
- On the other hand, many of the CIA's best agents through the years have been intelligence volunteers.
- And in an exclusive behind the scenes look at undercover agents fighting a secret war in this country.
- Intelligence agents obtained the tape during a search of a private house in Jalalabad after it was abandoned by the Taliban and officials are now debating whether to release the tape.
- This investigation, like others, will be conducted by FBI agents and Justice Department officials.
- The Interior Ministry will also command a domestic intelligence network made up largely of secret police and intelligence agents from the ousted government.
- I have spoken to numerous FBI and CIA counter-terrorist agents, all of whom tell a similar story.
- It ruled that from then on, every last communication between intelligence agents and law-enforcement officials required its approval.
- Crooks, spies, and intelligence agents of all stripes began flooding into the United States.
- A senior law enforcement official said FBI agents confiscated classified documents he was carrying and questioned him before he was handed over to the military.
- Virginia Hall served as an intelligence agent during World War II.
- And the need to field a new army of spies and intelligence agents to track down and destroy terrorism is clear.
- As a private attorney, he works without charge to help hundreds of intelligence agents obtain lawful permission to declassify and publish the hidden secrets of our times.
- One official claimed that intelligence agents had recovered a ‘treasure trove’ of documents during the Pakistan raid.
- CI agent training focuses on methods to detect and counter enemy intelligence efforts and to conduct investigations.
- Intelligence gathered by human agents was vital to attaining the first goal.
2(spy)masculine agentesecret agent — agente secreto masculine
3.1(person acting)masculine agenteyou're a free agent — eres muy libre / dueño de hacer lo que quieras
3.2formal (force)agente masculineits potential as an agent for change — su potencial como agente de cambio
- Its new promotional campaign positions the company as an agent in the war against inequality.
- His conviction as a humanitarian made him a revolutionary and an agent for change.
- Though not always the makers of art, their role as agents in the shaping of dynamic artistic cultures was vital and remains poorly understood.
- In addition, our study contributes to a greater understanding of newly appointed CEOs in their roles as change agents.
- The organisations and the people in them can become the agents of change.
- The bottom line is that the state will continue to evolve from the traditional welfare role towards an agent of modernisation and structural reform.
- It would be useful for future studies to explore the role of other sociocultural agents, such as schools and teachers, in influencing attitudes and behaviors.
- That's what separates the successful agents of musical change from the failures: respect for and knowledge of the past.
- She was an agent of chaos, and she was also a genius.
4(substance)agente masculineoxidizing agent — agente oxidante
- bulking agent — esponjante
- raising agents — fermentos y levaduras
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