In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(act, option)elección femininefreedom of choice — libertad de elección feminine
- I had a free choice — me dejaron elegir
- you have a choice: either you leave now or I call the police — una de dos: o se va ya o llamo a la policía
- I had no choice but to obey — no tuve más remedio / alternativa que obedecer
- to make one's choice — escoger
- doctors have to make hard choices sometimes — los médicos a veces tienen que tomar decisiones difíciles
- by / from choice
- I'm single by choice — no me he casado porque no he querido / por decisión propia
- I would never have taken this job from choice — si fuera por mí, jamás habría aceptado este trabajo
- I don't work here out of choice — no es por (mi) gusto que trabajo aquí
- you can take any two books of your choice — puede llevarse dos libros a elección
- Particularly, chopsticks are also a good choice when people send presents to relatives and friends.
- If you had to pick just one pop song to illustrate just how great the medium can be, this would be a perfect choice.
- Philip Glass is the perfect choice to provide a soundtrack to a film about the life of Virginia Woolf.
- The capacity of consumers to drive efficiency can be undermined by an inability to make an informed choice between plans.
- A perfect choice for an album closer, this track would be an ideal candidate for second release.
- I take it that you don't see this as an easy choice between these two men.
- In any event, you are the perfect choice to represent this President overseas.
- CJ is given a choice between her job and Danny and she chooses her job without a second's hesitation.
- He did specify though that if it came down to a choice between a bridge or a ferry service he would opt for the bridge option.
- At first glance, Jackson seems an unlikely choice for such a high - profile and expensive undertaking.
- You might think me an unlikely choice as I have never held even a minor office in the Catholic Church, but I think I might be quite good at it anyway.
- Bovell was the perfect choice to oversee the soundtrack project and incidental music.
- I had a choice between cancelling my appointment, or attempting the journey with one mirror.
- Schreiber is the perfect choice for the part, anonymous enough to blend into every crowd yet distinctive enough to register.
- I said my mom gave me a choice between Seattle and the beach and that I chose Seattle.
- Yeah, the bloke who'd been so badly injured they'd pulled him off the pitch would have been the perfect choice to take an important spot kick.
- Given the choice between withdrawing or dying, he would almost certainly choose the former.
- Given a choice between two ways to make money, everyone chooses the way that makes us feel good.
- Garry was an ideal choice to present the prize on behalf of the slimming group because he lost two stones through their plan earlier this year.
- And platinum, because of its subdued, understated style, becomes the perfect choice.
- Living alone, and with no family, they had deemed him a perfect choice to carry out their attack.
- It will almost certainly come down to a choice between which of two groups of advisers you choose to believe.
- Sam Raimi is revealed to be the perfect choice to direct this film.
- Context and class determine the choice between modern and traditional clothes.
- When given the choice between swimming or drowning, choose swimming every time.
- It has not created a polarized choice between spoken and printed information.
- Why are Al Green's 1970s soul singles still the perfect choice for a dark bar or a wedding dance?
- We forget that when people are given a choice between freedom and tyranny, they will choose freedom.
- So from now on, where I have a choice between the two, I know who I'm choosing.
- When they're given a choice between freedom and tyranny, they choose freedom.
- The flight prize was an easy choice for the leading lawman with a long-standing interest in aviation.
- Residential property seems an unlikely choice for small investors.
- That choice between settling for what we've got, or striving for what we [want], is at the core of every challenge we face in education.
- Any information that can be reduced to a choice between two or more possibilities can be expressed using bits.
- Hooray for Gotham, though - a perfect choice by someone who knew what they were doing.
- Other findings showed that consumers wanted to be able to make an informed choice between GM and non-GM food.
- He had to make a choice between art and parenthood, and he ultimately chose art.
- Users will now be given the possibility of a choice between different suppliers at an earlier time.
- A true lover of art, culture and literature, he has proved himself to be a perfect choice as the Trust's chairman.
- In reality this island is actually a perfect choice for any family with teenagers.
2.1(person, thing chosen)she's a possible choice for the job — es una de las candidatas posibles para el puesto
- the people's choice — la elección del pueblo
- he's a bad choice as ambassador — su nombramiento como embajador no es una elección acertada
- it was an unfortunate choice of words — no fue la mejor manera de decirlo
- the choice of restaurant was a happy one — la elección del restaurante fue muy acertada
2.2(variety)surtido masculineselección feminineto be spoiled for choice — tener mucho de donde elegir
- we're spoiled for choice as far as museums go — en cuanto a museos, tenemos la suerte de tener muchísimos
- Bathrooms have electric showers and a select choice of tiling and shower curtain options.
- In fact, people living near Weld now have choices that were not possible until recently.
- There is a choice of cottages ranging from one to four bedrooms.
- I have my choice of activities, ranging from kayaking and sailing to snorkeling and shelling.
- We've reduced our choice of possible destinations to two.
- All this background conveniently provides the key players with motives for murder, but it also leaves a choice of possible victims.
- With the closed question, the respondent is given a limited choice of possible answers.
- Have you ever, when considering what to buy a friend for Christmas, made your choice of a price range by reference to the value of what they bought you last year?
- Apple's laptop range offers a choice of screen sizes, optical drives and processor speeds.
- The Boeing business jet also comes with a choice of interior decoration ranging from the basic to sumptuous.
- The choices will range from low risk to medium risk managed funds invested in a mix of equities.
- I note the council's arguments about the value of the surplus in assuring a choice and range of sites.
- Walkers set off from Cudham village on a choice of routes ranging from three to eight miles.
- The choice of bar can range from a close-knit pub setting to a party animal's dream.
- Consumers should be afforded a choice insofar as possible through increased competition.
- For some commentators, however, simply selecting from a choice of options does not mean interactivity.
- The offspring may be presented with a fait accompli, or possibly a choice of partner, but it is made clear she has to marry.
- There is a reasonable choice ranging between salmon to chicken with burgers and sandwiches in between.
- Where there was royal or wealthy patronage the choice could range from a grand audience chamber to an intimate drawing-room.
- With an ever growing range of options for shoppers the choice has never been better.
1(high-quality)(fruit/vegetables/wine) selecto(wine/fruit/vegetables) escogido(veal/beef) de primera
2literaryexquisitohe used some choice language when he found out — soltó unas perlitas cuando se enteró ironic
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