In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to sound the all-clear — tocar la sirena
- to give sb/sth the all-clear — dar luz verde a algn/algo
- once the project has the all-clear — una vez (que) se haya dado luz verde al proyecto
- And provided the scheme is not called in by the Secretary of State, it will get the final all-clear.
- Garages are giving faulty cars the all-clear in safety tests, a damning investigation reveals.
- The procedure was a success and Bob has now been given the all-clear.
- The Government has vehemently denied claims that it has already given the all-clear for a new runway at Stansted.
- Bomb disposal experts were called to the scene, the station was evacuated and a cordon thrown around the area until the all-clear was given.
- His premises were promptly inspected and given the all-clear, but he has asked for a further inspection today as an extra precaution.
- They were allowed to go at about 1am when the all-clear was given.
- Mercifully, all the current signs point to Melanie being in remission but it will be another three and a half years before she is given the all-clear.
- Police made office workers stay inside for three hours until they were given the all-clear to come out.
- However, victory celebrations were renewed when the player returned to the clubhouse after being given the all-clear by doctors.
- Chemotherapy treatment followed and he was later given the all-clear.
- And if they are unsure, then how can they give everything the all-clear?
- By the time the all-clear signal was given, the building had been entirely evacuated.
- The mother-of-two has now been given the all-clear and she wants to return to Manchester help to raise money to aid other cancer sufferers.
- After a simple, half hour operation Stephen was given the all-clear and told to visit his GP again in three years.
- Environment Agency engineers were inspecting the repaired flood defences before giving them the all-clear.
- The older child was treated for smoke inhalation and the younger one had a check-up before being given the all-clear.
- All 134 children attending the school will remain at home until health inspectors give the all-clear.
- I think we must have stayed where we were until the all-clear sounded.
- Because no one knew when the Government would sound the all-clear, the Georgian hall was kept in a perpetual state of readiness.
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