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(put in certain order, position)(furniture) arreglar(furniture) disponer(flowers) arreglarthe chairs were arranged in a circle — las sillas estaban colocadas en círculo
- I arranged the cards in alphabetical order — ordené las fichas alfabéticamente
- the food was attractively arranged — la comida estaba muy bien presentada
- she arranged her hair in a bun — se recogió el pelo en un moño
- Pour the custard batter into the prepared ramekins and arrange some crepe squares on top.
- Bowls of soup, plates of bread, and small dishes of jam and butter had been arranged in careful order.
- The paintings were arranged in order along a yellow band that stretched around the white walls of the gallery's three divided spaces.
- My new paint tubes are arranged in a neat arc, brushes and palette knife by their side, and an upturned white enamel plate ready to do duty as a palette until I can find an old one or buy new.
- On the white table, the fine silverware had been arranged in order.
- The bills had been arranged in order from the largest amounts to the smallest.
- The collection, arranged in chronological order, would require weeks, not days, to do it justice.
- The pews were no longer haphazard and broken, instead they now were arranged in neat rows leading up to the front, where a bemused Tane and a fully clothed Ferik sat.
- There is also a private bar on board and eight comfortable chairs of exquisite design are arranged in perfect order along the aisle.
- The sites in Table I are arranged in alphabetical order according to state, county, and local name, respectively.
- The outfits for each show arrive packed in plastic and are usually arranged in chronological order on the rails.
- The way the notes are arranged on the steelpan ensure that notes a semitone apart are never next to each other.
- Container-grown plants can be arranged in endless ways to create the ambience you want.
- This principle dictates that records should be kept arranged in the order in which they were found.
- The letters have now been arranged in chronological order and catalogued.
- In one photo, flower pots have been arranged in a grid formation on stained cement.
- She looked at the various framed certificates, mounted onto the peach colored wall, that were arranged in an unbelievably neat order.
- Lloyd Williams, who is curating the exhibition, added that the paintings, many of which represented women in the painter's life, would be arranged in chronological order.
- In this reviewer's opinion, topics in the various chapters should be arranged in the order of their occurrence.
- My degree in English required me to undertake independent research in numerous research libraries, where books were customarily arranged in alphabetical order.
1.2(put in order)arreglarordenarto arrange one's hair/clothes — arreglarse el pelo/la ropa
- I needed time to arrange my thoughts — necesitaba tiempo para poner mis ideas en orden
2(fix up in advance)(interview/meeting/party) organizar(fee/date) fijar(deal/appointment) concertar(loan) tramitarI've arranged an appointment for Tuesday — he concertado cita para el martes
- we'll arrange your accommodation — nos encargaremos de conseguirle alojamiento
- we arranged between us who would do what — acordamos / arreglamos entre los dos quién se encargaría de cada cosa
- can I leave you to arrange the details? — ¿te podrías encargar tú de los detalles?
- he arranged the details with the manager — concertó los detalles con el gerente
- it was arranged that we would meet after work — quedamos en que nos encontraríamos al salir del trabajo
- she had arranged to meet them for lunch — había quedado con ellos para comer
- In the evening, the organisers hope to arrange a dinner and cabaret at West Lavington Manor, when some of the performers from the afternoon concert will be singing.
- ‘I'm at ease with the fame that television has brought me,’ he says, relaxing in the lounge of the hotel in New York where we had arranged to meet.
- Shortly after, I called my assigned photographer and arranged to meet him at 11.
- A couple of months ago, for instance, an Australian production was ready to sign her up, but she arranged to meet with the director anyway.
- Julie and Andy arranged to meet up at Julie's flat.
- Upon further investigation, she found the house where her mother had lived in nearby Leigh-on-Sea and located her mother's sisters, Ella and Gladys, whom she arranged to meet.
- Mikhail had visited several addresses in St Mary's before he arranged to meet up with a man at the junction of Derby Road and Cranbury Avenue at about 11 pm last Wednesday.
- I was delighted when I read that a Midsummer Writing Festival was arranged for last weekend.
- Still my family are so overcome by this momentous event they have arranged a big party for me when I go home tomorrow night.
- Except for the Naadam festival, which takes place from the end of June to the beginning of July, these performances are only arranged for tourists.
- A disco is arranged for Friday night and a shopping trip to Kilkenny for Saturday morning.
- Although he should have communicated through the Hongs, in fact an interview was arranged for him at which officials of Canton city were present.
- They had arranged to meet in front of the library on the day war was declared, to voice their opposition to what they believed was an unjust and unnecessary conflict.
- Mr Blunden dialled 999 and told police he suspected he had illegal immigrants on board and arranged to meet them in the town centre.
- Government-sponsored art loans may be arranged in order to promote a nation's image overseas, attracting investments and favourable foreign relations policies.
- I'd arranged to meet him there ‘at the usual time’.
- Our next meeting is arranged for Monday night November 1st at 8pm in the Marian Centre.
- They arranged to meet at four o'clock; he told her he was manager of the garage now, so could leave when he pleased.
- Another meeting was arranged for Monday night, April 5, to sort out the committee's finances and to assess what other assets it has.
- The organisation arranges events and holidays for disabled children with the theme of making dreams come true.
- With both sides accepting Japanese mediation, a ceasefire was arranged for January 28.
- The two arranged to meet at a restaurant in downtown Houston.
- The Pakistani delegation will also participate in International Tourism Conference arranged by the Indian Ocean Tourism Organisation.
- One footballer had arranged to meet up with a friend.
- I arranged to meet them later after I had found a place to stay.
- They also run their own executive committee, produce their own business plan and arrange fund-raising events.
- Back in Sofia, I arranged to meet another second cousin, Stefan, who lives nearby in Slivenitsa.
- The Council also arranged a Seminar on Study Skills for Parents in January and a Seminar on the dangers of Drugs / Alcohol in February.
- Through friends of friends I have arranged to meet some journalists and actors over there, some of whom have archival video and stills from the Marcos era.
- Both interviews were arranged for 19 June 2003.
- We're hoping to re arrange the event for later in the spring should water levels in the beck return to normal.
- So he arranged to meet with a man who had headed a corporation with extensive business ties to Enron and who had been a prime recipient of Enron's political largesse.
- The Government hoped it would be left at that, and that a visit could be quietly arranged for the near future.
- I've arranged to meet him during the course of the week to discuss details and hopefully come to an arrangement.
- She and a group of activists arranged to meet them.
- Another meeting with regard to the proposed Mussel Festival is arranged for this evening, Wednesday, at 8.30 in the Community Centre.
- Robert Walsh said he met Michael Clarke and arranged to pay him £20,000 for his services in cashing the cheques.
- I was coming home from a late night modeling assignment, and I had arranged to meet my former landlord to pick up my security deposit.
- A special event was arranged for us with the psychic Arthur Pacheco, who communicates with people in the next world.
- Another concert was arranged for October, which was just as successful.
1to arrange for sth
- you can arrange for a telephone in your room — puede pedir que le instalen un teléfono en su habitación
- to arrange for sb/sth to + inf
- I arranged for a taxi to pick them up — pedí un taxi para que los recogiera
- could you arrange for the carpets to be cleaned? — ¿podría encargarse de que alguien venga a limpiar las alfombras?
- we've arranged for you to see the specialist — le hemos pedido una cita con el especialista
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