In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(thing, item)artículo masculineobjeto masculinean article of clothing — una prenda (de vestir)
- luxury articles — artículos de lujo
- All the articles had no producer's name or manufacturing date.
- Every article of clothing reeks of foul-smelling smoke and those that cannot easily be washed have to be hung outside for days.
- They try to make it lucrative enough for the artisans, so that they will be able to make a living out of producing articles for the market, right round the year.
- Two male guards make me remove various articles of clothing.
- Sanjiv and his parents had demanded Rs 50,000, household articles and clothes as dowry.
- Under section 139, it is for the prosecution to prove that the defendant knowingly had the offending article in his possession.
- Neighbours heard a commotion shortly after midnight and watched as police removed articles of clothing from the boot of the man's car.
- Now in Canada, authorities are investigating the loss or theft of more than 1,000 articles of clothing that are part of the uniform worn by airport screeners.
- We also know that articles of clothing have already been found in a canyon and have been seized.
- Valuables in the house were missing and household articles were found lying scattered.
- It's a rare display of fascinating articles produced by master craftsmen.
- The training activities for women will be expanded from tailoring to beautician training, and the repair of household articles.
- The principal machine was capable of ironing 3,000 articles of clothing per day.
- Once upon a time, those artefacts were merely gift articles.
- By and large such shavers are seen as a single type of commercial article.
- We were surprised to see photographs and letters tucked into zip-locked bags and many coins and tiny articles of clothing fastened to the stones around the well.
- The lien may be claimed and maintained so long as the article remains in the possession of the lien claimant.
- At the end of the recent successful Summer Camp there were a number of articles of clothing left behind by participants.
- From household articles to children's toys and leather products to paper creations, there are products for every purse and taste.
- It was only when an inquiry committee asked her to produce the said articles as evidence, that Apte realized her error in trusting the director.
- Inside are a few photographs of Dr. Kalam, some furniture, other household articles and a visitor's book.
2(in newspaper, encyclopedia)artículo masculinearticle on / about sth/sb — artículo sobre algo/algn
- She previously worked as a reporter for a sports news agency, supplying newspapers and magazines with articles.
- I've been writing newspaper and magazine articles for over 40 years.
- As each year draws to a close, many newspaper and magazine articles offer basic year-end tax planning ideas.
- The following is an article about our unit that was published in the Dallas Morning News.
- The Federalists passed the Sedition Act and John Adams used it to imprison newspaper columnists who wrote articles critical of his administration.
- We have all seen countless articles in newspapers and magazines discussing the subject.
- Abi will also continue to run the Bookweb, where she presents instructional articles on the craft of bookbinding.
- Newspaper and magazine articles about the medical risks and economic consequences of obesity abound.
- In my class, instead of the typical reading and writing assignments we read newspaper and magazine articles, and wrote letters to the editor.
- As happens so often in newspaper articles, the Times reporter quoted your conclusion without conveying any hint of the grounds for it.
- I also tear out newspaper and magazine articles and keep them on hand, as they easily fit in my purse and I can toss them when I'm done reading.
- He writes articles for newspapers and magazines on travel, scuba diving, underwater photography and heritage photography.
- Unlike stories written for newspapers and magazines, articles on the Web stick around much longer.
- A number of players employed ghost writers, who in turn, produced articles which were not actually correct.
- Book proposals must include plans to write companion magazine and newspaper articles.
- Because it was such a sensational crime in 1955, there were lots of newspaper and magazine articles written about it.
- Her one-sided piece is written purely from newspaper reports and magazine articles.
- It was the lead on the television news and was reported in prominent front-page articles in most newspapers.
- After working as an unskilled laborer, he began writing newspaper articles and short fiction.
- Week after week for more than three years The New Australian doggedly produced a stream of articles challenging the left on every intellectual level.
3(clause)artículo masculinethe Articles of the Constitution — los Artículos de la Constitución
- articles of association — estatutos sociales
- The Thirty-Nine Articles — los 39 artículos de fe de la Iglesia Anglicana
4Linguisticsartículo masculinedefinite/indefinite article — artículo determinado/indeterminado
- Again, in accordance with the structural account, it seems that the correct use of the lowercase d as initial letter in articles, even if it is enlarged, is diagnostic of word class.
- English is the only Indo-European language in Europe with no gender marking on articles or nouns - ever notice that?
- Literally translated into English, without articles, definite or indefinite, it becomes ‘return home occasional book’.
- What I do distinctly recall is the labor of pushing around nouns, verbs, adjectives, articles.
- Also, the children almost never used prepositions, articles, conjunctions, and other ‘function’ words.
5articles plural(apprenticeship)aprendizaje masculineto be in / under articles with sb — hacer el aprendizaje con algn
- He graduated with a B.Proc and then an LLB from the University of Transkei, taking evening courses so that he could do his articles at the Unitra legal aid clinic during the day.
1to be articled to / with sb — estar haciendo el aprendizaje con algn
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