In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verballotted, allotting
1(tasks/time/land) (distribute) repartir(land/tasks/time) (distribute) distribuir(land/tasks/time) (assign) asignar(shares) adjudicarto allot sth to sb — asignarle algo a algn
- we were allotted a small apartment — se nos asignó un pequeño apartamento
- the fate allotted to him, his allotted fate — lo que le había tocado en suerte
- To answer that question, Snyder told me that she allots two hours a day where she must sit down and write.
- We were then divided into groups and told to allot tasks such as kayaking, snorkelling and archery to various members.
- His uncle who has a furniture shop has allotted a table space outside the shop to help him operate from there.
- At that point, if you steal my remote, or my one daily allotted cookie, I will wail on you.
- The statistics are difficult to assess as allotting causes of various types of collapse to overwork is medically controversial and often socially embarrassing.
- One portion of each side of the road is allotted for pedestrians, the other portion for cyclists.
- Intent and effort toward holistic living is more important than trying to allot equal time to different parts of life.
- Finally, my ears perked when she rattled off our room numbers and allotted our keys.
- They should resign from those positions because the posts were allotted to the party, not to them.
- Their three-room house was built five years ago on five cents of land allotted by the Government.
- The report calls for a dramatic restructuring of how aid is allotted in the region.
- The first floor is thought to have housed a communal dormitory, with each vicar allotted a bay.
- While allotting money to these institutional programs is federally mandated, states are not required to provide home-based alternatives, and many don't.
- Much of the human population there lacks the essentials, so of course homeless dogs and cats are allotted next to nothing.
- They were allotted three meals a day, but there was a catch: their hands never came out of restraints.
- She allots roles only towards the end, so that ‘every girl knows the play, and knows it well‘.
- She made a name for herself in the mid-1990s by charging that MIT discriminated against female scientists, allotting them less lab space and giving them fewer plum assignments.
- In all the big swing states, electors are allotted on a winner-take-all basis.
- In an angry outburst against institutions that fleece their students, he argues against allotting different dates to pay fees for different classes.
- The government too had to be blamed as a portion of the lake was allotted for sale.
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