In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1promedio masculinemedia femininean average of 90 people a day — un promedio / una media de 90 personas por día
- she's very small — why, what's the average for her age? — es muy bajita — ¿por qué? ¿cuál es la altura normal para su edad?
- I earn $600 a week on (an) average — gano unos 600 dólares semanales, como promedio / como término medio
- to take the average of sth — hacer / sacar el promedio / la media de algo
- above/below (the) average — por encima/por debajo de la media
- Paradoxically, this is way above the national average 13 for a unitary authority.
- Standards in maths are very high and are well above the national average in English and science.
- The school was above the national average in this category.
- Pupils continue to achieve well in Years 1 and 2 and reach standards in reading, maths and science that match and sometimes exceed national averages and the results of similar schools.
- Parents will be given report cards detailing their child's results and placing them in the context of a national average.
- Results are above national averages, with pupils particularly shining in this summer's tests for 14-year-olds.
- That is more than twice the national average over the past decade - 6 million acres.
- He said that Bolton's highways are above the national average for cleanliness.
- Home prices in Shanghai are more than twice the national average, and rose by nearly a quarter last year.
- Across Leeds as a whole results have improved on last year, and the city's schools are above the national average in all three subjects.
- Data in the figures is an average of the data obtained in the presence and absence of FCS.
- Chippenham fuel prices are above the national average, reaching 83.9p a litre in some petrol stations.
- Determine the average per nozzle by dividing the total output by the number of nozzles on the boom.
- Southampton has made great strides over the past six years in closing the gap between our results and the national averages, and we are proud of this achievement.
- St Tiernan's College recorded biology results that were far higher than the national average.
- Sutton's senior schools are performing well above the national average, new Government figures reveal.
- Quite why Bradford should be so much above the national average is unclear.
- Student loans are being processed above the national average in Essex.
- To repeat, we measured the perceived overall extent of succession planning by the average of the averages obtained for the five parts of the process.
- A school district Inspector General's report found chaos in the handling of projects and said that consultants' fees were above national averages.
1Mathematics(age/time) medio(time/age) (invariable adjective) promediothe average speed — la velocidad media
- he is of average height — es de estatura mediana / regular
2(typical)that's about average for a man of your height — eso es lo normal en / para un hombre de tu estatura
- the average man — el hombre medio
- the average family spends $35 a day on food — la familia tipo gasta $35 al día en comida
- she's not your average pop singer — no es la típica cantante pop
3(ordinary)how was the movie? — average — ¿qué tal la película? — normal / nada del otro mundo
- a very average meal — una comida nada especial / bastante mediocre
1(do, get on average)he averages $2,000 a week — gana un promedio / una media de 2.000 dólares por semana
- we averaged 80 miles a day — hicimos un promedio / una media de 80 millas al día
- the temperature has averaged 5°C over the last 12 days — durante los pasados 12 días la temperatura media ha sido de 5°C
- On agricultural goods the custom duty rate will average 74 per cent, the same as last year.
- People living in Glasgow city centre boast some of the lowest car-ownership rates, averaging one car for every five adults.
- Inflation is expected to average 0.7 per cent this year and 1.1 per cent next year.
- They are demanding pay increases to keep pace with inflation which is currently averaging 3 percent a year.
- The company continues to expand at a rate averaging 30 new stores a month.
- The business now concentrates solely on milk production, averaging an annual output of 2.3 million litres.
- She had been contracted to average a 20-hour week but was averaging only 15 to 16 hours a week.
- If cities like Manchester and Sheffield can average six per cent, why can't we?
- A teacher in California maybe averages an annual salary of $52,000.
- By the end of the year, inflation will average between seven and eight per cent.
- For example, in Canada part-time wages average 55.9 percent of full-time wages.
- The German air force claims the Eurofighter has averaged an hour a week in the air.
- Iran has one of the highest road accident rates in the world, averaging five deaths every two hours.
- At the nearby Lady Tennyson small amounts of copper ore averaging twenty-five to thirty percent were also raised.
- Later the line moved indoors; we were told that the wait had averaged two hours for the entire day.
- It also said that the rate of unemployment is expected to average 4.2 per cent this year and next year.
- Angelini said mainland occupancy rates averaged 66 per cent in the first four months of the year.
- The upshot is that the parents of Irish babies are averaging a mere 5.5 hours of unbroken sleep.
- The US economy has averaged around four percent annual growth over the past five years.
- He averaged the least amount of playing time he had since his second season.
2Mathematicscalcular el promedio decalcular la media depromediar
1regularI did about average in the test — me fue regular en la prueba
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