In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine beneficiomasculine bienmasculine provechofeminine ventajashe is exploiting the situation for her own benefit — está explotando la situación en beneficio propio / para su provecho
- the benefits of a good education — las ventajas de una buena educación
- I didn't derive much benefit from the course — no saqué mucho (provecho) del curso
- benefit to sb/sth
- the improvements will be of great benefit to the public — las mejoras serán muy beneficiosas para el público / beneficiarán mucho al público
- a change will be of benefit to you — un cambio te resultará beneficioso / provechoso
- With the benefit of hindsight, it wasn't the best thing to do.
- Emily Barr wrote a dark, funny novel called Backpack that, with the benefit of Chick Lit packaging, gained huge sales.
- Another approach is to examine the area thoroughly, with the benefit of informative and informed opinion.
- A win in their very first Division One match is a fine achievement, even if it was with the benefit of a vociferous and passionate home crowd.
- There are many things we would do differently and handle differently with the benefit of hindsight.
- With the benefit of that information in front of her, she confirmed that there was nothing to worry about in the story the previous week.
- Bishop Foley took an early lead with the benefit of a strong breeze but Gaelscoil battled hard throughout and never gave up.
- Here is the chance to enjoy ancient geology with the benefit of modern organisation.
- Today, with the benefit of an enormous word-searchable database of court opinions, we can do better.
- With the benefit of watching the incident on TV, he was able to reach a different interpretation of my actions than he had done in real time.
- But the report also recognises that its recommendations were made ‘with the benefit of hindsight’.
- Woodward is talking with the benefit of experience - not just from his time in coaching, but also from many years as a businessman.
- Looking back with the benefit of hindsight, he said he was surprised that he didn't see anything wrong with the practice at the time.
- Or was there a better solution out there, one that we can now see with the benefit of having hindsight?
- It said the referee had done his best and it was easy with the benefit of sophisticated video technology and hindsight to criticise him.
- With the benefit of the elements in the first half, the Leitrim girls made a great start with three points in the first three minutes.
- Even a year after the fact, and with the benefit of the best of Western scientific advice, it was still a scene of chaos.
- Every other facility can only be enjoyed with the benefit of good health.
- With the benefit of clear thinking the men on the field and the mentors on the line conjured, then executed, an unlikely escape plan.
- Maybe 10 years from now, with the benefit of better science, we'll decide it was all a false alarm.
2.1(payment from state)prestación femininethey are not entitled to any benefits — no tienen derecho a recibir prestaciones de ningún tipo
- he's on unemployment benefits / (British) benefit — recibe subsidio de cesantía
- Accordingly, a person who has been granted entry clearance as the spouse of a refugee is entitled to receive such welfare benefits as other immigrants.
- The workers have not received work benefits and incentive payments agreed to over 12 months ago.
- Full funding for our courses can be provided for people receiving various social welfare payments or benefits.
- This situation in particular refers to people who receive social welfare benefits and old age pension recipients.
- If you have a low income you may be entitled to means-tested benefits which could top up your income.
- The workers are demanding increases to wages and pension benefits, having received none since 1997.
- The law provides for private workers to receive pension benefits at retirement like government servants.
- In return for more expensive food, urban workers received social welfare benefits and public works in periods of depression.
- Firstly, you should ensure that you are receiving all the benefits you are entitled to in your new circumstances.
- If you are on benefit or have a low income you should check to see if you are entitled to any housing benefit.
- The workers are demanding an expansion and prompt payment of welfare benefits to the unemployed.
- Deputy Ministers are also entitled to supplementary retirement benefits.
- They may also, independently of that, receive social security benefits to meet their needs for lost income, or to meet extra care needs.
- As both were unemployed and receiving benefits, they were entitled to recover their travel expenses.
- Refugee mothers don't even get the milk tokens that mothers on benefit are entitled to.
- There was a tendency to regard grant aid as being similar to social welfare benefits and payments.
- It includes both wages and employer contributions for benefits and social insurance.
- Many people do not redeem them and therefore do not receive the benefits they are entitled to.
- Residents who claim housing and council tax benefits will soon receive a letter telling them about the scheme and how to sign up to it.
- For longer sick leaves, they received benefits from the Social Insurance Institution.
2.2(perk)beneficio (extrasalarial) masculineventaja (extrasalarial) feminine
3masculine beneficiofeminine función benéficapartido con fines benéficos(concert/game/performance) con fines benéficos
- Rather than attend another benefit gig or charity exhibition, begin at home by doing something practical.
- The benefit concert was the idea of Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis, a dairy farmer.
- Oakley gave benefits to raise money for these causes, and helped more than 20 young women through college and nursing school.
- We see each other at charity benefits mostly, and things like this.
- The calendar of events commences this Friday night with a benefit concert for the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.
- Canadian singer Celine Dion sings on Friday at a benefit concert called Quebec / New York in Montreal.
- Many of the gallery artists who wanted to help with the charity benefit donated artwork for the auction.
- An independent record store must sell to the Music Town chain unless its wacky employees can raise enough money through a benefit gig.
- And the cricket world, with its benefit years, charity quizzes and galas, is quite good at rattling buckets.
- His daughter presents a one-off tribute to her dad in a benefit gig for multiple-sclerosis charities.
- The last time he had seen her all dressed up was over three years ago, it had been for a charity benefit.
- Before going to Tanzania, Xia will be throwing a benefit concert to raise funds in the third week of April.
- They already raise funds through benefit gigs in the town and sponsors but are now inviting people to become Friends of the Festival.
- One of their most recent performances on a larger scale was at the Olympia Theatre in a benefit concert for the Children's Hospital.
- Steven and I spent most of the day at a charity benefit for one of his co-worker's husband.
- He also has a ‘Heart of Gold’ performing many benefit shows yearly for charity.
- Henry and his band went on a world tour and released a benefit CD to raise money for these three men, one of whom is on death row.
- The Red Cross also organized a Beijing benefit concert with Chinese pop singers on Thursday to raise more money for tsunami relief.
- It was a benefit to raise money for those with multiple sclerosis.
- They could very easily put together a benefit gig and raise the money Moo lost.
- How do we ensure that these technologies will benefit the developing nations and the poorest farmers and consumers?
- It is a common-sense bill that will greatly benefit the dairy industry in this country.
- A national cultural policy should therefore be put in place without undue delay to benefit the nation.
- Some 29 different policies have been implemented in the Budget that will benefit families in this nation.
- Increased economic and trade promotion and cooperation along the border will benefit both nations.
- All of the changes in the forthcoming Bill will benefit workers, irrespective of their current circumstances.
- We need to look beyond that and advocate moves which will benefit the entire nation and not just certain individuals.
- Why then should we pay for the Games, which, though located in London, will benefit the nation as a whole?
- She says it is going to take executives of color to bring about changes to benefit the parity of newsroom diversity.
- But the gap between rich and poor countries still remains large and many critics say that free trade policies are benefitting western nations more than developing countries.
- This bill will benefit everyone in society, including the hospitality industry.
- It just so happens in this case it also benefits our nation's long-term interests.
- Thanks to the web you can potentially tell millions - and when brands listen, it can bring improvements that benefit everyone.
- Even the governor admitted in his state of the state address that there was no evidence that the new bill would benefit the economy.
- She says competitions and opportunities to exhibit and display artistic work benefit the artist and bring enjoyment to people.
- These tax changes should encourage those on lower incomes to save, benefiting the whole nation.
- The healthy competition can only benefit the nation as a whole.
- Engineering projects benefit the area and bring more people.
- For now, it will benefit the nation if there are deliberate steps to create as much awareness as possible for this new initiative.
- He has spent his entire political career fighting every significant environmental program that would benefit our nation.
1beneficiarsehow will we benefit? — ¿de qué manera nos vamos a beneficiar?
- to benefit from sth
- he didn't benefit much from the experience — no sacó mucho (provecho) de la experiencia
- you will all benefit from the change — todos se van a beneficiar con el cambio
- The schools themselves will benefit from the extra cash that is ploughed into the fabric of the buildings and training and development of the teachers.
- Rural institutions are less likely to benefit from the advantages offered by information technologies.
- This indicated that treehoppers benefit from ants in ways other than receiving protection from predators.
- She challenged women to take advantage of this opportunity as they stood to benefit from the programme.
- The service can only exist on the subscriptions received from households who benefit from the service.
- Dozens of vulnerable people are set to benefit from a Government cash award of almost £171,000.
- The vast majority of patients who might benefit from it do not receive it.
- Preventing people who may benefit from receiving a drug treatment that works will see us lose a decade of progress and return to a dark age of dementia care.
- Millions of patients who gain weight as a result of taking medication could benefit from research by scientists at Sheffield University.
- The money will also be used for small projects which improve quality of life for people in areas which will benefit from the cash.
- To benefit from receiving help, the learner must be an active participant in the learning process.
- Churches in Bradford are set to benefit from a cash boost from the region's landfill sites.
- Primary schools and the wider community will also benefit from the cash.
- At least 65 projects involving 57 organisations will benefit from the cash.
- Finalists benefit from the publicity they receive and from the networking opportunities that arise in the course of the year long programme.
- Hospital patients are to benefit from a more healing environment thanks to a massive cash injection.
- It seems that some patients needing blood transfusions may benefit from receiving chicken blood rather than human blood.
- A side advantage is that your skin will also benefit from the added hydration.
- Schoolchildren are to benefit from better sports facilities - thanks to a Lottery cash boost.
- He hoped that the tribals would benefit from the project.
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