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(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
- She still plants flowers every spring, still bakes and sews, entertains friends, attends social events and confesses to a secret addiction to soap operas.
- Like Anima, Immaterial can be extremely demanding if the listener is intent on attending to each detail.
- Best wishes were sent to Anne Davies, the current Chairman, who was unable to attend the meeting.
- Ms Hall was also honoured in the presentation, but was unable to attend the ceremony.
- Anybody interested in supporting this campaign is invited to attend this first meeting.
- All interested adults, parents and young people are invited to attend this meeting.
- Such moments of choice, Alexander found, come only when one is willing to deeply attend to or notice subtle body cues.
- 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.
- The 300 people attending the exclusive function consumed 600 bottles of Moet et Chandon.
- Mr Jones was unable to attend the meeting of creditors as he is in hospital undergoing tests and awaiting heart surgery.
- People are invited to attend a meeting at the town hall on November 10 at 7.30 to discuss the issue.
- The awards will be presented by a surprise celebrity and other stars will attend the event.
- These tempo fluctuations allow students to improve their skills of listening and attending to their partner as well as demonstrate their own musical intentions.
- Everyone is invited to attend the event, which is set to get the festivities off to a good start.
- Careful and caring listening attends to the values and commitments expressed by the other.
- I urge consideration of this matter by attending to the legislation that follows.
- He stressed that York Council officials would be invited to attend the meeting to explain the proposals.
- Anyone with an interest in drama who would like to get involved with the group is invited to attend the meeting.
- At each point in the argument he assembles the examples with great care, attending to the nuances of words and acts.
- 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.
- But for this to happen we must first listen to him, attend to him and receive from him.
- On the day we returned to work, we were all forced to attend meetings.
- All those listed as prizewinners are asked to attend the presentation ceremony.
- Letters were distributed to those parents who were unable to attend the meeting.
- If you do not agree with it, by all means dismiss it from your consideration, but attend to me on the law.
- Everyone is invited to attend this meeting as it is something which affects all the community.
- More and more Russians spectators are attending Finland's musical events.
- All former players and their partners are invited to attend the event, which will feature live music.
- Prince Andrew has been invited to attend the ceremony and there will also be a surprise celebrity guest.
- As it happened, Einstein was unable to attend the ceremony in Stockholm.
- The rest of the week will find her in planning meetings or attending the planned events.
- There will be a representative from Crumlin Hospital attending the function to accept the cheque.
- We also observed that most participants attended to only two forms of media at a time.
- She found herself unable to attend to study, whether listening to the teacher or doing exercises, in class or at home.
1.2(go to regularly)(church/school) ir a(classes) ir a(classes) asistir a
- He said the authority wanted to help and support schools and families to make sure pupils attended school regularly.
- He began attending mosque regularly when he left school in 1998.
- 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.
- 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.
- Fewer than one Scot in eight regularly attends church.
- People do not attend chapel and church as much as they used to, so the traditions are slowly dying out.
- She knew William had attended a boarding school but presumed that he returned home regularly over the holidays.
- 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.
- Shannon attends regular clinics and will probably do so for the rest of her life, but the change in her is dramatic.
- Both my husband and I grew up attending church regularly and we are Christians.
- Remember you don't have to attend church on a regular basis to get involved; everyone is welcome.
- She attends Sunday school regularly, which is where most of her friends are.
- If you are attending high school and have plans for going to college, then this article is for you!
- University meant freedom, but you had to be motivated: nobody was forced to attend lectures.
- During the season, the team regularly attends chapel, for readings and songs.
- He also has a strong distrust of organised religion, and does not regularly attend church.
- 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.
- 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.
- However, on my road to recovery I was required to attend private hospital day clinic.
2(take care of)(patient) atender(patient) ocuparse de(king/guests) atender
- Finish the nursing care, attend to patient needs, do what is important to you, what satisfies you as a nurse.
- What unfolds is a remarkable exposition of how the author developed her listening skills from attending to children with terminal illnesses.
- I could spot Kalani and her assistants attending to the wounded.
- 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.
- 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.
- She assists a nurse attending to a patient at the Canberra Area Medical Unit.
- Other managers attended to their subordinates' agitated feelings so that the employees could maintain continuity in delivering services to the customers.
- This scene is familiar to some mental health care workers as they attend to trauma victims.
- Despite being somewhat preoccupied with material and professional affairs you manage to attend to children, family and loved ones with devotion and care.
- The noblemen then left and Elizabeth, attended by twenty ladies and their various attendants, entered the inner chamber where she would actually give birth.
- I'll attend to you in a moment, after I've dealt with Mr. McLeod here.
- 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?
- It is that time in mid season which makes it a good idea to attend to the care of your lawn.
- The organizations limit themselves to attending to injured animals and advising residents on how best to reduce the negative impact of humans on wildlife.
- She was attended to by a nurse at the health care unit but was pronounced dead at 9.55 pm.
- 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.
- The Missoula sisters' primary goals were providing physical care and attending to their patients' spiritual well-being.
- They were on the ground attending to the children with care and attention.
- Dr Denny enjoys solving the wide range of problems he attends to as a general practitioner in Melton.
- The 1954 May Queen was Miss Audrey Howarth who was attended by her heralds, ladies, the Lord Chamberlain and other persons from her "Court."
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 Americaponer atención a algo Latin Americato attend to sth — atender / prestar atención a algo
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