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(system of voting)votación feminineto decide by ballot — decidir por votación
- The workers are to begin voting in a strike ballot on January 25, following their rejection of a proposed two-year wage deal from the company.
- Mental health workers in Manchester have voted for a strike ballot over cuts they claim will kill patients.
- While out of office, he campaigned for further reforms, including vote by ballot, household suffrage, and triennial parliaments, embarrassing the Whig ministers.
- Almost two out of three who voted in a preliminary ballot said they would strike over plans by Essex County Council to make the changes in September.
- Mixed feelings swell up inside me when I consider the issue of postal ballots in the local elections this year.
- Every district secretary, every regional secretary was elected by ballot.
- Votes in a ballot for strike action are still being counted.
- Teachers in four other schools are to hold consultative strike ballots over the same issue.
- Britain's firefighters voted to hold a ballot for strike action today.
- The questions to be answered are selected by groups of practicing family physicians who vote through an online ballot.
- Eurotunnel train drivers are to hold a strike ballot over the issue of trade union recognition, it was announced this week.
- A person's membership may be revoked for cause, other than nonpayment of dues, by a two-thirds vote by ballot of the Board of Directors.
- Apart from some ‘legislators-at-large’, however, all the legislators were elected by ballot.
- After all the videos were played (All were really great!) the crowd voted by ballot.
- Four local newspaper chapels have now voted for strike ballots.
- And residents will have to choose from a huge 15 nominations for councillor positions when they vote by ballot.
- There has been a strike ballot over the issue, which closes this week.
- Last July, after negotiations failed to produce any progress, workers overwhelmingly voted in a union ballot to strike.
- Voting by ballot in Division elections shall be conducted by mail and shall include the option of electronic means as provided for by the Board of Directors.
- In addition to pay, there are also strike ballots over safety, victimisation of union reps and other issues.
1.2(instance of voting)votación feminineto hold / take a ballot on sth — someter algo a votación
- first/second ballot — primera/segunda votación
1.3(number of votes cast)número de votos masculine
- Debs won 897,000 votes on election day, 6 percent of the ballot before women had the right to vote.
- Of the 16,000 workers who participated in the ballot, 84.4 percent voted in favor of strike action.
- The nut has won the argument and now we need to maximise the turnout in the ballot.
- Instead, his vote dropped by over a million votes and in the first round of voting he gained just 34.9 percent of the ballot.
- The union was unable to reveal the level of turnout for the ballot.
- In the ballot for industrial action a majority of 82 percent voted in favour of strike action.
- In fact the ballot saw 57 per cent of tenants turn out to vote with 76 per cent voting ‘yes’ to the move.
- The demand to reopen the ballot box was sparked by a statement made by three councillors who witnessed the ballot counting.
- Ray predicted that violations would be rampant during both legislative and presidential elections and during the ballot counting.
- At first glance the ballot results might suggest total failure for this Labour strategy - at least on the local election front.
- The turnout from the ballot was reported to be extremely high, possibly up to 80%, with a result due on Friday.
- His vote share grew and in the Assembly elections he led the party in securing 45 per cent of the ballot.
- With less than 1 percent of ballot votes counted, the U.S.-backed Karzai is ahead with 56 percent of the vote.
- The turnout for the ballot was 68 per cent, and of those, the vote was 2,947 in favour of action and 2,246 against.
- In our phone poll more than 80 per cent favoured postponing the ballot.
- Morales garnered 21 percent of the ballot to place a surprise second in the presidential race.
- There was a low turnout in the ballot with just 30 percent of teachers voting.
- Voter complaints about being given incorrect ballots and mismatches between ballot totals and the number of people who signed up to vote also surfaced in San Diego.
- Punch cards have averaged a residual vote rate of 2.5 percent in presidential elections and 4.7 percent down the ballot.
- As of Tuesday morning, the party was still among the top six in the ballot counting, gaining 7.09% of the votes.
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2British(drawing of lots)sorteo masculineto have a ballot — hacer un sorteo
- Since we also assume that demand will far outweigh the available allocation of tickets, we will perform a ballot on 31 January 2006 of all orders received.
- The Ticket Window, sometimes known as a ticket ballot or lottery, will give every applicant an equal chance of getting seats for individual matches.
- Sure, this would allow the organisers to ensure the maximum possible number of visitors to Germany during the World Cup period, but if that's the case it is not a completely fair ticket ballot.
- Now they are holding a ballot to decide which of the villains will win the dubious honour of having his or her effigy burned on a Guy Fawkes bonfire next month.
- Unfortunately being a member does not give you priority on home England matches anymore and you have to enter a ballot to get tickets for away matches.
- There are 70,000 tickets being allocated by ballot (in pairs).
- Maureen was one of 1,000 lucky people to have won tickets for the event in a competition ballot, and among an estimated 200 to have seen both events.
- The Ticket Window random draw ballot for individual matches at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 is now complete.
1(members) invitar a votarto ballot sb on sth — someter algo a la votación de algn
- ‘It could be we will ballot our IT members on possible industrial action,’ he told the paper.
- We are balloting members, and those votes will be counted tomorrow.
- The union will ballot its nearly 500 members at First Bus on the offer.
- Their members are being balloted for action and the result was expected on Friday of this week.
- Issues have been clarified and various unions expect to have balloted their members by the end of this week.
- The GMB union had threatened to ballot its 2,000 members at Warrington, Cheshire and Aylesford in Kent in a row over contracts of employment.
- At its annual conference in April, the National Union of Teachers voted to ballot its members on boycotting the testing of pupils at ages seven, 11 and 14 in England.
- Every time the members have been balloted they have come back more strongly in favour of action.
- Unison members may also be balloted for strike action.
- The National Union of Journalists is preparing to ballot its members over a cull of staff at Express Newspapers that could see up to 13 jobs lost in Scotland.
- It said it was currently balloting members in headquarter areas for supportive industrial action, and was receiving a very positive response.
- Union members are now being balloted on industrial action.
- The drivers' union ASLEF is preparing to ballot its members for a 48-hour strike.
- The PPTA is currently balloting its 14,400 members on government moves to take a 16-month dispute over pay and workloads into arbitration.
- The union accused employers of trying to make last-minute changes to the deal and warned that its 55,000 members could be balloted again for a fresh bout of industrial action.
- Although there are less than 1,000 clerical workers, all 8,000 of the union's members are being balloted.
- The Teachers Union of Ireland is preparing to ballot its members on the offer.
- They would then ballot their 11,000 members on such an offer.
- Last April's NUT annual conference unanimously voted to ballot members on a boycott of the SAT's.
- Union members were balloted and voted for the one-day strike next Wednesday.
- The cabin crews have balloted for industrial action and a massive ‘yes’ vote is expected.
- A mass meeting of over 500 Unison members held at the end of November voted unanimously to ballot for further action in support of the social workers.
- Firefighters in York have voted unanimously to ballot for county-wide strike action in protest at the controversial sacking of a colleague.
- Over 8,000 drivers, warehouse and support staff in Morrisons are to ballot for strike action.
- It is vital that all the broadcasting unions move to ballot for action swiftly before the mood turns to resignation, they say.
- About 300 school caretakers and cleaners employed by Jarvis in Huddersfield and Dewsbury, west Yorkshire, are set to ballot for strikes over pay and conditions.
- ‘In the absence of those assurances, we will have no choice but to ballot for industrial action,’ he said.
- Ambulance workers in the West Midlands and Shropshire are set to ballot for strikes over the implementation of a new pay deal.
- Unions are to ballot for industrial action from this week over fears that regional airports will not be able to survive on their own.
- This was the fourth time the workforce had been asked if they wanted to ballot for strike action.
- Hundreds of striking Yorkshire miners are set to ballot for further industrial action, in a ground-breaking legal manoeuvre which could safeguard their jobs.
- Tomorrow morning a special Caucus meeting will be held to ballot for the new positions on the frontbench.
- They voted unanimously to ballot to strike in defence of educational provision in the borough.
- It was regrettable that the workers felt that they had been put into a corner where they had to ballot for industrial action.
- The train drivers' union Aslef is also threatening to ballot for strikes in a separate dispute over pay.
- Cabin crew will ballot for industrial action this week.
- On Friday of this week, Unison was set to announce whether it would ballot for a one day strike - possibly for 23 March.
- Teachers voted to ballot for industrial action yesterday after calling for reduced class sizes in Scotland.
- It would be equal to a political public beheading if your office denies access to ballot for SEP on the basis of any bureaucratic assault.
- But if the Board maintains its present approach the union will be forced to ballot for protest action to protect services and jobs.
2British(draw lots)to ballot for sth — sortear algo
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