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 — reconocer / admitir / aceptar 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
- The two leaders agreed on the need to speed up efforts to resume a serious peace process.
- By far the most dangerous form of transport, just about everybody agrees.
- After all, does anyone go to a blog for a discussion of issues that most people agree on?
- When no two raters agreed on an item rating, the lack of agreement was recorded as such.
- Even if we were definite on the causes of global warming and agreed on a cure it could take centuries to reverse.
- He would grant complete artistic licence but only if they both agreed on a structured recording process.
- 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.
- Not only that, but it can vehemently divide people who otherwise agree on most issues.
- This is the underlying issue which campaigners agree must be tackled in years to come.
- Not everybody agrees, however, that song-swapping is causing the industry's woes.
- It was a solace for me when everybody agreed that I do not look so bad after all.
- We agreed on the main issue: that new technologies make it possible for this to be done.
- What the two would not have agreed on is the nature of the crisis afflicting Europe and the Western world.
- Nevertheless almost everybody agrees that a thought is produced when the brain neurons fire.
- 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 study also found that most couples agreed on how many children they wanted to have.
- Then both agreed on the idea that it is an individuals' responsibility.
- Secondly, everybody agrees there needs to be a transfer of power as soon as is practical.
- Resident Jo agrees that environmental issues are important for the beachside seat.
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 cómo etc.
- to agree to + inf — quedar en + inf
- they agreed to meet at six — quedaron en encontrarse / verse a las seis
- let's agree to differ / disagree, shall we? — dejémoslo, no vale la pena discutir: ni tú me vas a convencer a mí ni yo a ti
- If the Cabinet agrees the recommendation it will mean that you and the other residents will need to move to another home.
- After negotiation, we agree a set of terms under which the autopsy will be performed.
- The money comes on top of the three year settlements agreed last year.
- 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.
- 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.
- Current talks appear to revolve around agreeing a price.
- 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 soon as all the charges are entered and agreed the work of settlement commences.
- The plan involves agreeing a pay rise for this year and continuing negotiations over wage increases for the next two years.
- It comes as no surprise to learn that all the parties are agreed on the proposals.
- Make a record of the date you complained about the harassment, to whom you spoke, what was said and what action was agreed on.
- Eventually a compromise was agreed on, with a church wedding in Cyprus.
- It was agreed on Thursday that these groups should be persuaded to return homes.
- Once the maps are agreed, action plans should be prepared to manage the environmental impact.
- In the present case they were the same, but the time for payment did not come till liability and amount were agreed or settled.
- It was agreed that negotiations should take place with both contractors.
- As nothing further could usefully be settled it was agreed that the meeting be closed.
- The meeting is a negotiation, to bring these different goals together and to agree them.
1.3(decide on)(price) acordar(date/details) decidir(details/date) concertar
2.1(consent)to agree to + inf — quedar en + inf
- she agreed to accompany me — dijo que me acompañaría
- I reluctantly agreed to help her — consentí en ayudarla
- Mrs Martin agreed to take the suggestion to the town council and the youth council.
- 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.
- She said she asked for an eye test and agreed to allow him to look at her back after she complained of back pain.
- By agreeing to accept the gift, he is showing his willingness to be beholden to the donor.
- But at the end of the day, it's all about two people agreeing to do something and sticking with it.
- By adding a comment on this post you are agreeing to abide by this set of standards.
- In need of company and cash, she reluctantly agrees to permit a film crew to shoot on her premises.
- After a lengthy plea from a social worker, the judge reluctantly agrees to allow the boy to leave.
- The seller is able to attract custom by agreeing to accept credit card payment.
- I hate talking about money and so immediately agreed to pay the price they suggested.
- He was a close part of Tony's crew until, busted by the Feds, he agreed to wear a wire.
- 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.
- The good sister is far from sure about the merits of his assertion but she agrees to support his appeal for a pardon.
- I agreed to admit him to a side room on a general medical ward accompanied by a prison officer.
- Magistrates cannot order that people be removed to hospital unless the hospital authority agrees to accept them.
- The reading and questions end and the author agrees to sign anyone who arrived late, saying he'll stay as long as it takes.
- To avoid the authorities, he agrees to accompany an inventor to go around the world in 80 days.
- Anyway, he suggested we try another local butcher, and he has agreed to do the job for us.
- The author agrees to give it a try - and at first it seems to be just what she needed.
2.2(admit, concede)to agree that — reconocer / admitir / aceptar que
1(be of same opinion)estar de acuerdoI couldn't agree more — estoy totalmente 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
- to agree with sb/sth — estar de acuerdo con algn/algo
- at least we agree about that — por lo menos en eso estamos de acuerdo / coincidimos
- I can't agree with you there — en eso sí que no estoy de acuerdo contigo
2(get on well)congeniareven as children we never agreed — ya de pequeños no congeniábamos
3(tally)(figures/statements) concordarto agree with sth — concordar con algo
4Linguisticsconcordarto agree with sth — concordar con algo
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