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(be in agreement over)to agree that — estar de acuerdo en que
- they all agreed (that) it was too late — todos estuvieron de acuerdo en que era demasiado tarde
- yes, it must feel odd, he agreed — —sí, debe resultar extraño —asintió
- Secondly, everybody agrees there needs to be a transfer of power as soon as is practical.
- Not only that, but it can vehemently divide people who otherwise agree on most issues.
- The study also found that most couples agreed on how many children they wanted to have.
- It was a solace for me when everybody agreed that I do not look so bad after all.
- Not everybody agrees, however, that song-swapping is causing the industry's woes.
- When no two raters agreed on an item rating, the lack of agreement was recorded as such.
- The two leaders agreed on the need to speed up efforts to resume a serious peace process.
- Then both agreed on the idea that it is an individuals' responsibility.
- We agreed on the main issue: that new technologies make it possible for this to be done.
- He would grant complete artistic licence but only if they both agreed on a structured recording process.
- By far the most dangerous form of transport, just about everybody agrees.
- Nevertheless almost everybody agrees that a thought is produced when the brain neurons fire.
- Resident Jo agrees that environmental issues are important for the beachside seat.
- Even if we were definite on the causes of global warming and agreed on a cure it could take centuries to reverse.
- This is the underlying issue which campaigners agree must be tackled in years to come.
- The one thing everybody agrees on is Lara's exceptional ability and concentration.
- First, if everybody agreed about everything, there would be no need of politics.
- The idea they agreed on was that Ingram would slowly and precisely read out loud each of the four options when faced with a question.
- After all, does anyone go to a blog for a discussion of issues that most people agree on?
- What the two would not have agreed on is the nature of the crisis afflicting Europe and the Western world.
1.2(reach agreement over)decidirit was agreed that he should go on his own — se decidió que fuera él solo
- to agree when/what/how etc. — ponerse de acuerdo en cuándo/en qué/en cómoetc.
- to agree to + inf — quedar en + inf
- they agreed to meet at six — quedaron en encontrarse / verse a las seis
- It comes as no surprise to learn that all the parties are agreed on the proposals.
- Current talks appear to revolve around agreeing a price.
- Once the maps are agreed, action plans should be prepared to manage the environmental impact.
- If the Cabinet agrees the recommendation it will mean that you and the other residents will need to move to another home.
- As soon as all the charges are entered and agreed the work of settlement commences.
- Make a record of the date you complained about the harassment, to whom you spoke, what was said and what action was agreed on.
- The plan involves agreeing a pay rise for this year and continuing negotiations over wage increases for the next two years.
- Strikes have been put off until the end of February to give negotiators a chance to agree a deal.
- It is denied that any fee was agreed on any of the three occasions identified by the Claimants.
- As nothing further could usefully be settled it was agreed that the meeting be closed.
- After negotiation, we agree a set of terms under which the autopsy will be performed.
- There is no money to be made out of the standards themselves, but a great deal to be lost if they are not agreed on by everyone.
- In the present case they were the same, but the time for payment did not come till liability and amount were agreed or settled.
- Wiltshire County Council's Cabinet agreed the increases which will come into effect in April.
- Once the value is agreed on, shuffle the deck and deal 5 cards to each player.
- It was agreed on Thursday that these groups should be persuaded to return homes.
- Eventually a compromise was agreed on, with a church wedding in Cyprus.
- It was agreed that negotiations should take place with both contractors.
- The money comes on top of the three year settlements agreed last year.
- The meeting is a negotiation, to bring these different goals together and to agree them.
1.3(decide on)(price) acordar(details/date) decidir(date/details) concertar
2.1(consent)to agree to + inf — aceptar + inf
- she agreed to accompany me — dijo que me acompañaría
- I reluctantly agreed to help her — consentí en ayudarla
- She was so thrilled by the prospect of motherhood that Thorn follows the advice of a priest and agrees to accept an orphan child as his own.
- The author agrees to give it a try - and at first it seems to be just what she needed.
- Mrs Martin agreed to take the suggestion to the town council and the youth council.
- By adding a comment on this post you are agreeing to abide by this set of standards.
- I hate talking about money and so immediately agreed to pay the price they suggested.
- The seller is able to attract custom by agreeing to accept credit card payment.
- The reading and questions end and the author agrees to sign anyone who arrived late, saying he'll stay as long as it takes.
- After a lengthy plea from a social worker, the judge reluctantly agrees to allow the boy to leave.
- Anyway, he suggested we try another local butcher, and he has agreed to do the job for us.
- Magistrates cannot order that people be removed to hospital unless the hospital authority agrees to accept them.
- But at the end of the day, it's all about two people agreeing to do something and sticking with it.
- He was a close part of Tony's crew until, busted by the Feds, he agreed to wear a wire.
- She said she asked for an eye test and agreed to allow him to look at her back after she complained of back pain.
- Usually the bank obtains security from the customer when it agrees to open the acceptance credit.
- By entering, all eligible entrants agree to abide by each and all these terms and conditions.
- In need of company and cash, she reluctantly agrees to permit a film crew to shoot on her premises.
- By agreeing to accept the gift, he is showing his willingness to be beholden to the donor.
- I agreed to admit him to a side room on a general medical ward accompanied by a prison officer.
- The good sister is far from sure about the merits of his assertion but she agrees to support his appeal for a pardon.
- To avoid the authorities, he agrees to accompany an inventor to go around the world in 80 days.
2.2(admit, concede)to agree that — reconocer / admitir / aceptar que
1(be of same opinion)estar de acuerdoI couldn't agree more — estoy completamente de acuerdo
- I quite agree — lo mismo digo yo
- don't you agree? — ¿no crees?
- to agree about sth — estar de acuerdo / coincidir en algo
- at least we agree about that — por lo menos en eso estamos de acuerdo / coincidimos
- to agree with sb/sth — estar de acuerdo con algn/algo
- I can't agree with you there — en eso sí que no estoy de acuerdo contigo
2.1(get on well)congeniareven as children we never agreed — ya de pequeños no congeniábamos
2.2(tally)(statements/figures) concordarto agree with sth — concordar con algo
2.3Linguisticsconcordarto agree with sth — concordar con algo
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