In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Printingcorchete masculineto open/close brackets — abrir/cerrar corchetes
- in brackets — entre corchetes
- curly brackets — corchetes redondos
- If members look at the clause, they will see that it has the word ‘New’ written there, then, in brackets, the word ‘unanimous’.
- Total available marks are given in brackets, followed by the marks actually awarded.
- The figures in brackets are the maximum to which the ship can be upgraded.
- Suddenly, nicely rounded figures like e19,000 were appearing in the price columns, with the figure in punts in brackets adjoining.
- The third column contains pitch pairs in brackets.
- In the following summary a coupling ratio of 4 has been used with the figures in brackets corresponding to a coupling ratio of 4.7.
- So is it possible to get real outcomes when we're talking about so many people, so many words, so many brackets around sentences and the like?
- In this and subsequent figures, brackets identify major groups of seed plants.
- The figures in brackets are arrived at classifying the most common Italian openings into these three groups.
- The figures in brackets identify the UK's ten biggest mortgage lenders.
- For a literal translation of the Ahadith, the words within brackets should be omitted.
- Some of the dates listed are separated by brackets and are a good illustration of the various contradictory claims made by members of the Abashiri group.
- For each of the top poets, the number of votes obtained is given in brackets after his or her place number.
- The numbers according to the older 64-section scheme are given in brackets though not used.
- One of the fibers that compose the TDT is marked with a bracket.
- The words in brackets indicate the opinion presented by the computer in Versions 2 & 4.
- The words in brackets, ‘ignoring the possibility of an appeal out of time with permission’, point to such an application being different in kind.
- If we take the words in brackets which are not contested, that leaves really two points in the section.
- The numbers in brackets are the marks that were written in the margins of the Gersaint catalog.
- How refreshing it is to see that most of the adverts for farmland are given in acres often with the hectarage given in brackets.
1.2British (parenthesis)paréntesis masculineto add sth in brackets — agregar algo entre paréntesis
2(category)before noun income bracket — banda salarial feminine
- the best car in this price bracket — el mejor coche dentro de esta gama de precios
- his work is difficult to put in any particular bracket — su obra es difícil de catalogar
- the 25-30 age bracket — el grupo etario de entre 25 y 30 años
3(support)soporte masculinefeminine escuadra
1poner entre corchetesponer entre paréntesis British
2(categorize)catalogarshe has been bracketed as a romantic — se la ha catalogado de romántica
- you can't bracket these two cases together — no se puede equiparar estos dos casos
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