In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1carrera femininehe made a career for himself in journalism / as a journalist — se forjó una carrera en el periodismo / como periodista
- before noun careers adviser or (British) careers counsellor — orientadora (profesional)
- careers office — oficina de orientación profesional
- career path — trayectoria profesional
- career guidance — orientación profesional
- career diplomat — diplomático de carrera
- career girl/woman — mujer de carrera
- Now, he says, he wants to give other youngsters an opportunity of a glittering career, too.
- Because people now tend to have multiple careers, this transition period could come at any age.
- The son of a wig maker, Lallemand saw a military career as an opportunity for social advancement.
- Teaching is recognized as a career with unique opportunities and satisfying experiences.
- Students were also given the opportunity to discuss careers with the regiment team.
- In keeping with tradition, our February issue focuses on careers and opportunities.
- After all, most professionals choose their career; they act under their own volition.
- She knew she would be retiring shortly from the Royal Ballet and welcomed the opportunity to diversify her career.
- There are some careers where a significant surname is all you need - being an aristocrat, for example.
- Its goal is to get Waterloo students thinking about the opportunities a career in the tax field creates for them.
- This symposium will discuss some of the careers and opportunities in biotechnology.
- Visitors will be able to pick and choose from the hundreds of available careers and training opportunities.
- Having more control over their careers and financial opportunities is within their grasp.
- It kind of solidifies the buzz around your career and makes more opportunities open to you.
- So Jan seized the opportunity for a new career as a tour manager, helping groups of tourists get the most out of their holidays.
- This could benefit the stream of outgoing students in their hunt for new careers and novel opportunities.
- After 11 years of internal medicine and cardiology, he opted for a career in occupational medicine.
- You decide to take on new opportunities that enhance your career.
- As a young man David McInroy had to come to terms with the fact he was not destined for a career as a professional footballer.
- You should also contact your local careers office/centre for information and advice on careers and learning opportunities.
1ir a toda velocidada truck careered toward us — un camión se nos vino encima a toda velocidad
- A judge at Bradford Crown Court yesterday watched amateur video footage of the Fiesta as it sped along the road before careering into crowds of people lining the race route.
- The operation simulated a high speed train - which had jumped a red light - careering into a car on a level crossing.
- This simulated emergency braking and showed how, without ESP the car careered all over the road with much more potential to cause damage.
- A woman was killed and a man injured yesterday when their car careered off the road and smashed into a tree.
- The tires screeched nosily on the road as it careered across going into the path of other cars.
- Three men were rushed to hospital after a stock car careered off a track and ploughed into two of them them during a Sunday race meeting.
- However the longer route has to be taken as they won't fit down the side of the house this way, so it's out through one gate and in through another hoping not to meet a car careering down the road in the process.
- High speed cost a new driver his life when his car careered out of control and struck a tree, a North Yorkshire inquest was told.
- A police spokesman said the car careered off the road and crashed into a small roadside stone wall before overturning.
- The car careered down the road and hit a chestnut tree head-on.
- The car careered into a bank on one side of the road rebounding off the bank and throwing both Jarrott and his companion out of the vehicle.
- He rose but careered wildly into the ropes and his tenure as champion was over.
- The car careered off the road and overturned on a number of occasions.
- It hit a kerb and lamp post before careering back across Meggeson Avenue, crashing into the parked cars and overturning.
- He careered into seven parked cars, at one point mounting the side of a vehicle and driving on only two wheels, before coming to a halt.
- He remembered the car careering off the road, ploughing through a hedge and rolling over a couple of times.
- The vehicle careered off the road, and landed on its side in a field.
- Twelve miles later, a tyre blew and the lorry careered off the road and into a tree.
- It careered onto the median and struck the car, bursting into flames.
- He was delivering a truckload of glass panes when he careered off the road between Chiseldon and Liddington yesterday.
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