In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1formal (be present at)(conference/wedding) asistir a formalthe meeting was well attended — asistió mucha gente a la reunión
- the exhibition has been poorly attended — la exposición ha tenido poco público
- Ms Hall was also honoured in the presentation, but was unable to attend the ceremony.
- On the day we returned to work, we were all forced to attend meetings.
- People are invited to attend a meeting at the town hall on November 10 at 7.30 to discuss the issue.
- As the wife of a town councillor I have attended many enjoyable events and have yet to see anyone unable to carry out any specific duty.
- Letters were distributed to those parents who were unable to attend the meeting.
- All those listed as prizewinners are asked to attend the presentation ceremony.
- Anybody interested in supporting this campaign is invited to attend this first meeting.
- The craftsman, by contrast, when he is engrossed in hammering a nail, does not explicitly notice or attend to the bench he is working on, the stool he sits on, the supply of nails beside him.
- We also observed that most participants attended to only two forms of media at a time.
- Everyone is invited to attend the event, which is set to get the festivities off to a good start.
- He stressed that York Council officials would be invited to attend the meeting to explain the proposals.
- Best wishes were sent to Anne Davies, the current Chairman, who was unable to attend the meeting.
- She found herself unable to attend to study, whether listening to the teacher or doing exercises, in class or at home.
- But for this to happen we must first listen to him, attend to him and receive from him.
- Careful and caring listening attends to the values and commitments expressed by the other.
- Everyone is invited to attend this meeting as it is something which affects all the community.
- Anyone with an interest in drama who would like to get involved with the group is invited to attend the meeting.
- As it happened, Einstein was unable to attend the ceremony in Stockholm.
- These tempo fluctuations allow students to improve their skills of listening and attending to their partner as well as demonstrate their own musical intentions.
- The awards will be presented by a surprise celebrity and other stars will attend the event.
- There will be a representative from Crumlin Hospital attending the function to accept the cheque.
- The rest of the week will find her in planning meetings or attending the planned events.
- Prince Andrew has been invited to attend the ceremony and there will also be a surprise celebrity guest.
- I urge consideration of this matter by attending to the legislation that follows.
- At each point in the argument he assembles the examples with great care, attending to the nuances of words and acts.
- Like Anima, Immaterial can be extremely demanding if the listener is intent on attending to each detail.
- She still plants flowers every spring, still bakes and sews, entertains friends, attends social events and confesses to a secret addiction to soap operas.
- More and more Russians spectators are attending Finland's musical events.
- Mr Jones was unable to attend the meeting of creditors as he is in hospital undergoing tests and awaiting heart surgery.
- Such moments of choice, Alexander found, come only when one is willing to deeply attend to or notice subtle body cues.
- The 300 people attending the exclusive function consumed 600 bottles of Moet et Chandon.
- If you do not agree with it, by all means dismiss it from your consideration, but attend to me on the law.
- All interested adults, parents and young people are invited to attend this meeting.
- All former players and their partners are invited to attend the event, which will feature live music.
1.2formal (go to regularly)(school/church) ir a(classes) ir a(classes) asistir a
- Some schools insist on seeing baptism certificates or letters from local clergy confirming that a family regularly attends church before they will offer a place to a child.
- Fewer than one Scot in eight regularly attends church.
- He also has a strong distrust of organised religion, and does not regularly attend church.
- He began attending mosque regularly when he left school in 1998.
- Remember you don't have to attend church on a regular basis to get involved; everyone is welcome.
- People do not attend chapel and church as much as they used to, so the traditions are slowly dying out.
- He was re-elected and now attends council meetings unaccompanied by a translator.
- He has been married for 15 years to his childhood sweetheart, has a delightful family, and attends church regularly.
- He said the authority wanted to help and support schools and families to make sure pupils attended school regularly.
- During the season, the team regularly attends chapel, for readings and songs.
- However, on my road to recovery I was required to attend private hospital day clinic.
- Both my husband and I grew up attending church regularly and we are Christians.
- If you are attending high school and have plans for going to college, then this article is for you!
- She attends Sunday school regularly, which is where most of her friends are.
- University meant freedom, but you had to be motivated: nobody was forced to attend lectures.
- Shannon attends regular clinics and will probably do so for the rest of her life, but the change in her is dramatic.
- Katerina is from an upper middle class family and attends a private school.
- Children between the ages of five and fifteen are required by law to attend school.
- She knew William had attended a boarding school but presumed that he returned home regularly over the holidays.
- Their youngest daughter, of primary age, attends a state school but may go to a private secondary, a trend which could leave private primaries particularly vulnerable.
- Their children were mostly of high school age or attending university which required a great deal of money.
- My middle daughter is in northern Israel attending high school with American kids for two months.
2(take care of)(patient) atender(patient) ocuparse de(guests/king) atender
- Most of the annoying things children do can be dealt with very effectively by ignoring them and attending to children when they behave more maturely.
- Other managers attended to their subordinates' agitated feelings so that the employees could maintain continuity in delivering services to the customers.
- It is that time in mid season which makes it a good idea to attend to the care of your lawn.
- The Missoula sisters' primary goals were providing physical care and attending to their patients' spiritual well-being.
- This scene is familiar to some mental health care workers as they attend to trauma victims.
- If you have foot complications from diabetes, it's best that a podiatrist trims your nails and attends to other foot care on a regular basis.
- Finish the nursing care, attend to patient needs, do what is important to you, what satisfies you as a nurse.
- Despite being somewhat preoccupied with material and professional affairs you manage to attend to children, family and loved ones with devotion and care.
- The organizations limit themselves to attending to injured animals and advising residents on how best to reduce the negative impact of humans on wildlife.
- It makes a woman feel sufficiently attended to and cared for.
- So how does he contribute to this process and help attend to my psychological well being?
- The 1954 May Queen was Miss Audrey Howarth who was attended by her heralds, ladies, the Lord Chamberlain and other persons from her "Court."
- I could spot Kalani and her assistants attending to the wounded.
- Dr Denny enjoys solving the wide range of problems he attends to as a general practitioner in Melton.
- She was attended to by a nurse at the health care unit but was pronounced dead at 9.55 pm.
- I'll attend to you in a moment, after I've dealt with Mr. McLeod here.
- I was struck by what a personal process it was, in that all the people attending to him had their hands on him most of the time.
- How organizations attend to a rich range of employees' emotions could facilitate or hinder the progress of ambitious change.
- What unfolds is a remarkable exposition of how the author developed her listening skills from attending to children with terminal illnesses.
- They were on the ground attending to the children with care and attention.
- The noblemen then left and Elizabeth, attended by twenty ladies and their various attendants, entered the inner chamber where she would actually give birth.
- She assists a nurse attending to a patient at the Canberra Area Medical Unit.
3literary(heed)(warning) atender a(warning) hacer caso de
4literary(accompany)an undertaking attended by great perils — una empresa que comporta grandes riesgos formal
- may good fortune attend them! — ¡que la suerte los acompañe!
1(be present)asistirI don't think I'll attend — me parece que no voy a asistir
- the father attended at the birth — el padre estuvo presente en el momento del nacimiento
2(pay attention)atenderprestar atenciónponer atención Latin Americato attend to sth — poner atención a algo Latin America
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