In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(manuscript/text) corregirto amend sth to sth
- amend 'thin' to 'then' — pon 'then' en lugar de 'thin'
- Commissioner Charlie McCreevy has said he is willing to amend the text to make it clear that conditions and standards for workers will not be affected in any way.
- It said it has persuaded several overseas companies to amend their websites to reflect UK law.
- Actually, Madison wanted to amend the text of the Articles of the Constitution, rather than tacking on a Bill of Rights and further amendments.
- Since publication, Valder has slightly amended the text of his manifesto, replacing the second last paragraph.
- In this connection, it is suggested that the draft be amended with special articles that would reflect the following provisions.
- We have today amended the text of the guidance on the Department's website.
- In particular, Hawking's own work on black holes (with which Ellis was not directly involved) had progressed faster than they could amend the text.
- Pate says that the document has been amended more than 750 times since 1901.
- This is the slightly amended text of an address he gave to a Quadrant dinner in Sydney in August.
- It would not be practical for the council to seek to amend the text in the kind of detail required to make the document acceptable.
- But although it amends the text to include the year, it does not include the date.
- They could amend that document or leave it as is.
- We seek to amend that document in some minor respects.
3formal(behavior) enmendar formal
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