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 — llaves
- 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 words in brackets indicate the opinion presented by the computer in Versions 2 & 4.
- The numbers according to the older 64-section scheme are given in brackets though not used.
- For a literal translation of the Ahadith, the words within brackets should be omitted.
- The figures in brackets are arrived at classifying the most common Italian openings into these three groups.
- If members look at the clause, they will see that it has the word ‘New’ written there, then, in brackets, the word ‘unanimous’.
- The words in brackets, ‘ignoring the possibility of an appeal out of time with permission’, point to such an application being different in kind.
- The third column contains pitch pairs in brackets.
- The numbers in brackets are the marks that were written in the margins of the Gersaint catalog.
- The figures in brackets identify the UK's ten biggest mortgage lenders.
- Suddenly, nicely rounded figures like e19,000 were appearing in the price columns, with the figure in punts in brackets adjoining.
- Total available marks are given in brackets, followed by the marks actually awarded.
- How refreshing it is to see that most of the adverts for farmland are given in acres often with the hectarage given in brackets.
- For each of the top poets, the number of votes obtained is given in brackets after his or her place number.
- 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.
- If we take the words in brackets which are not contested, that leaves really two points in the section.
- The figures in brackets are the maximum to which the ship can be upgraded.
- One of the fibers that compose the TDT is marked with a bracket.
- 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.
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
- Two unlit torches were attached to brackets in the wall either side of the sacred flame.
- There was a firepit for warmth in Winter, and brackets on the white-painted walls which held oil lamps.
- This corridor was lit only be well-spaced torches burning in brackets on the walls, rather than the ornate oil lamps that hung from the ceilings of the more public parts of the palace.
- The store would be one of only a handful across the country selling shelves, brackets and other DIY items throughout the night.
- A bracket on the wall beside a window, still with its adjustment screw, remains of where Gregory's telescope was set up.
- At the top of the stairwell were two great wooden doors, possibly with some sort of carving on them, though it was hard to see in the dim half-light cast by the torches, which hung in brackets along the walls.
- The combination of features were that you have a wall bracket which is U-shaped, it screws directly onto a wall, and then there is a support bracket, also U-shaped, which folds down.
- Use wall mounted baskets attached to shelf brackets for an attractive shelf that can hold bathroom supplies or home office paperwork.
- It is ornately Victorian in design and comes with a pair of brackets so that it can be attached to a wall.
- One of York's free-standing gas lamps in the small road off Lawrence Street was to be replaced with an up-to-date electric mercury discharge lamp attached to a wall bracket.
- An adhesive strip on the back wall attaches the bracket to the support surface.
- The C&O used portable dual Mars lights on the forward end of its RDC's, hanging them on a bracket attached to the door and powered via an extension cord.
- Check the deal you are offered, as wall mounting brackets can add several hundred euro to an attractive price.
- Aside from these there were some miscellaneous mounting brackets / supports, thermal compound, and some screws.
- She had even taken the precaution of chaining the baskets to brackets on the outside wall of her house, but the thieves still managed to take them.
- We are reviewing all the brackets which support the lights to assess whether they are acceptable.
- Even failure to fix a loose slate, or remove a wall bracket for hanging flowers could land a homeowner behind bars, according to official warnings sent to householders in Co Meath.
- On the center lamp the decorative arm brackets are modeled on both sides.
- He himself had tiny concerns about the accuracy of his numbers and the possibility that the weight and limited angular freedom of the supporting brackets would somehow cause a problem.
- The seven companions were left in silence - the only light stuttering from oily torches in brackets along the walls, as there were no windows.
1(word/phrase) poner entre corchetes(word/phrase) poner 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
- Terse, spare, laconic, elliptic; at its sharpest it is comparable with Hemingway's, a writer with whom Hammett is often bracketed.
- He should be bracketed with dictators as Hitler and Stalin for crimes against humanity.
- He was the subject of hagiographies in many languages, and was often bracketed along with Bismarck, Gladstone and Salisbury in the pantheon of world statesmen.
- They can be bracketed with Canada, the only side Scotland have beaten in 14 friendlies under Vogts.
- Quite soon the word will be hitting the Rough Guides, the late departures, the online travel sites and eventually we'll be bracketed up there with Scandinavia as a really expensive destination.
- Bizarre to record, after all that ‘plunder’ talk he seems to think that ‘promised foreign investment’ is a good thing, to be bracketed with peace and all.
- Previous studies had suggested that people automatically bracket one another in terms of race, sex and age.
- ‘He's just come out of the juniors and already he is being bracketed in the same league as Muhammad Ali,’ he said.
- But while he is respectful of his former Leicester teammates, he hated being bracketed as an ‘impact player’.
- This prize was jointly awarded to Maclaurin, Euler and Daniel Bernoulli, bracketing Maclaurin with the top two mathematicians of his day.
- So much has the Nazi period become the incarnation of evil that even suggesting that other absolutisms, including extreme racist nationalisms, can be bracketed with it seems to diminish the horror of the Third Reich.
- They argued that voluntary clubs, like charities, should not be bracketed alongside profit-making businesses when it comes to rates valuations.
- How about being widely bracketed in doubles betting with all the other leading candidates in next Saturday's Cox Plate and the Melbourne Cup?
- I don't think he, a respectable Conservative chairman of a Parish Council, was too pleased at being bracketed with a Stalinist!
- Burger's presence on the drive and his allround work-rate will also be crucial to the Boks as they go out to prove they deserve to be bracketed with their great southern rivals in the top two of world rugby two years out from the next World Cup.
- The spread of negligence liability would not have to result in the broadening of the traditional category of mens rea, and would not mean that intention, recklessness, and negligence would henceforth be bracketed together.
- York has its own special identity and should not be bracketed with Leeds, the city's Labour MP Hugh Bayley has told the Yorkshire and Humber Assembly.
- If the company is unwilling to raise prices, it needs to be clearer about why it should be bracketed alongside other premium brands in consumers' eyes.
- Pray, what has the BJP done in domestic or foreign policy to not be bracketed in the same league as its political opponents?
- Portugal cannot simply be bracketed alongside the two other sides that the Africans will play in Germany.
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