In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(good) beneficio masculine(good) bien masculine(advantage) provecho masculine(advantage) ventaja feminineshe 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
3(concert, performance) beneficio masculine(concert, performance) función benéfica feminine(game) partido con fines benéficos(concert/game/performance) (before noun) 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.
transitive verbbenefiting, benefited, benefitting, benefitted
- 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.
intransitive verbbenefiting, benefited, benefitting, benefitted
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.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.