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
- for the benefit of your children — por el bien de tus hijos
- 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
- to give sb the benefit of the doubt — darle a algn el beneficio de la duda
- Woodward is talking with the benefit of experience - not just from his time in coaching, but also from many years as a businessman.
- Emily Barr wrote a dark, funny novel called Backpack that, with the benefit of Chick Lit packaging, gained huge sales.
- 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.
- 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?
- Maybe 10 years from now, with the benefit of better science, we'll decide it was all a false alarm.
- Every other facility can only be enjoyed with the benefit of good health.
- 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.
- With the benefit of clear thinking the men on the field and the mentors on the line conjured, then executed, an unlikely escape plan.
- 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 hindsight, it wasn't the best thing to do.
- Here is the chance to enjoy ancient geology with the benefit of modern organisation.
- 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.
- 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’.
- Even a year after the fact, and with the benefit of the best of Western scientific advice, it was still a scene of chaos.
- Today, with the benefit of an enormous word-searchable database of court opinions, we can do better.
- There are many things we would do differently and handle differently with the benefit of hindsight.
- They could very easily put together a benefit gig and raise the money Moo lost.
- Oakley gave benefits to raise money for these causes, and helped more than 20 young women through college and nursing school.
- The calendar of events commences this Friday night with a benefit concert for the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.
- One of their most recent performances on a larger scale was at the Olympia Theatre in a benefit concert for the Children's Hospital.
- Many of the gallery artists who wanted to help with the charity benefit donated artwork for the auction.
- Rather than attend another benefit gig or charity exhibition, begin at home by doing something practical.
- He also has a ‘Heart of Gold’ performing many benefit shows yearly for charity.
- They already raise funds through benefit gigs in the town and sponsors but are now inviting people to become Friends of the Festival.
- Before going to Tanzania, Xia will be throwing a benefit concert to raise funds in the third week of April.
- It was a benefit to raise money for those with multiple sclerosis.
- Steven and I spent most of the day at a charity benefit for one of his co-worker's husband.
- The last time he had seen her all dressed up was over three years ago, it had been for a charity benefit.
- And the cricket world, with its benefit years, charity quizzes and galas, is quite good at rattling buckets.
- 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.
- Canadian singer Celine Dion sings on Friday at a benefit concert called Quebec / New York in Montreal.
- His daughter presents a one-off tribute to her dad in a benefit gig for multiple-sclerosis charities.
- The Red Cross also organized a Beijing benefit concert with Chinese pop singers on Thursday to raise more money for tsunami relief.
- We see each other at charity benefits mostly, and things like this.
- The benefit concert was the idea of Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis, a dairy farmer.
- An independent record store must sell to the Music Town chain unless its wacky employees can raise enough money through a benefit gig.
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 / benefit — recibe subsidio de desempleo
- Refugee mothers don't even get the milk tokens that mothers on benefit are entitled to.
- If you have a low income you may be entitled to means-tested benefits which could top up your income.
- In return for more expensive food, urban workers received social welfare benefits and public works in periods of depression.
- It includes both wages and employer contributions for benefits and social insurance.
- Full funding for our courses can be provided for people receiving various social welfare payments or benefits.
- The workers have not received work benefits and incentive payments agreed to over 12 months ago.
- The law provides for private workers to receive pension benefits at retirement like government servants.
- As both were unemployed and receiving benefits, they were entitled to recover their travel expenses.
- If you are on benefit or have a low income you should check to see if you are entitled to any housing benefit.
- 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.
- The workers are demanding an expansion and prompt payment of welfare benefits to the unemployed.
- For longer sick leaves, they received benefits from the Social Insurance Institution.
- Deputy Ministers are also entitled to supplementary retirement benefits.
- Many people do not redeem them and therefore do not receive the benefits they are entitled to.
- There was a tendency to regard grant aid as being similar to social welfare benefits and payments.
- This situation in particular refers to people who receive social welfare benefits and old age pension recipients.
- They may also, independently of that, receive social security benefits to meet their needs for lost income, or to meet extra care needs.
- The workers are demanding increases to wages and pension benefits, having received none since 1997.
- 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.
- Firstly, you should ensure that you are receiving all the benefits you are entitled to in your new circumstances.
2.2(perk)beneficio (extrasalarial) masculineventaja (extrasalarial) feminine
3masculine beneficiofeminine función benéfica(performance/concert/game) con fines benéficos
partido con fines benéficos
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
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