In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(business, affair)asunto masculinethat's no concern of yours — eso no te concierne / no te incumbe (a ti)
- what concern is it of ours? — ¿y a nosotros qué nos importa?
- what they do in their free time is their concern — lo que hagan en su tiempo libre es asunto suyo
- make it your concern to send all the faxes immediately — encárguese personalmente de que todos los faxes se manden inmediatamente
- It had denied outright that it illegally received any money from business concerns.
- There has been a massive turnover in the ownership of Manorhamilton business concerns in the past three decades.
- The house became a business concern in 1995 after the death of the sixth Marquess.
- Numerous German business concerns and banks are already participating or negotiating investments.
- The time taken to prepare such schemes was naturally a matter of concern to people affected.
- Whether members are happy with a reply or unhappy with it is not a matter of concern to me.
- If there are alternate energy sources out there you can bet these business concerns will do everything they can to keep the oil flowing and king.
- Naturally, the time taken by an operating authority to prepare flood defence schemes is a matter of concern to those in affected areas.
- His primary concern and his main interest was to see the Bachelor's Walk development proceed.
- I don't think there is anything more attractive about the sandwich business than other food concerns.
- There was no twentieth century concern for separating religion and the public school system.
- We will welcome your input on matters of concern to your community.
- If there is anything in these allegations, should that be a matter of concern to Christian people?
- Compare the duration of this discussion with the time allocated to matters of concern to the general public.
- But the law is in the first place a social matter, and its concern is other than the interest of the parties to a trial.
- Was it possible to report those facts, which at least arguably are matters of legitimate public concern or interest?
- The legal implications of all these matters have been the concern of administrative law.
- The main concerns involved case work and the high number of instances where the prosecutors decided to drop proceedings.
- One of the most important areas of concern to a sheep farmer is lamb survivability.
- There were no offers to buy the ice factory and on the 5th of July 1886 an auction was held for the concern, only three people turned up and there was no purchase bids.
- It comes to him as a surprise that these signs should be a matter of concern to any one of the crafts of men.
- As a result, the city's firms and larger business concerns will reap sums reaching into the tens of millions.
- The matter is the concern of the Forestry Department, which has to start taking responsible action.
- Business concerns tend to replace regular workers with temporary ones to save labor costs.
- Tea terminology is a matter of concern to tea drinkers and also to cooks who are using tea as a flavouring.
- These voters have lost trust that our majors consider the overall public interest as their bottom-line concern.
- It is obvious that our children's needs and concerns extend over the whole spectrum of issues which are of concern to adults in our communities.
- Not that it matters if our concern with knowledge is scientific or artistic.
- This domination of local producers by global business concerns is aided by the fact that transport costs have been dramatically reduced.
- How big does a business or a concern have to be though to get that bottom line impact?
- Today, the business remains a family concern, with three generations taking the lead alongside a four-strong workforce.
- Cutler's chief concern related to the separation of powers principle.
- The land and its people that produce and process the products, form the organisation's business concerns.
- The state of the shop fronts, both local businesses and national concerns, in the High Street and the other main streets, leaves much to be desired.
- Even the established business concerns in Vincent and adjacent to Western Avenue could make an effort to those concerned to clean up the area.
- The owner now wishes to sell the concern due to other business interests.
- One would think that if private persons and business concerns cannot own these things, the state will do so.
- Corporate entertaining for the August festival is almost sold out to many leading local business concerns.
2.1(anxiety)preocupación feminineinquietud femininethere's cause for concern — hay motivos de preocupación / para preocuparse
- her health has been a constant source / object of concern to her parents — su salud ha sido un constante motivo de preocupación para sus padres
- there is concern that ... — preocupa que ...
- He claimed there was less than half a mile between the end of the runway and houses at the Horsforth end and that an extension could raise safety concerns.
- Honda maintains a focus on the safety and environmental concerns now drawing attention worldwide.
- It has no impact upon the serious traffic and road safety concerns raised by Transport for London, or any of the other planning considerations.
- Herndon residents say the public loitering is driving down property values and raises safety concerns.
- The offence was certainly a serious one, and one that raises considerable concerns for the safety of the community.
- This policy was changed earlier this year, when a fire across the road from the school raised significant safety concerns.
- This is the main concern worrying the economic strategists of the Russian ruling elite.
- When environmental concerns were initially raised, early on, Government turned a deaf ear.
- This week Professor Hay will attend an inquest in Leeds into his wife's death at which he hopes to raise concerns about the safety of the drug.
- Children are of course the major concern for those worried about the effects of violence in the media.
- While the traffic police defend the move as a necessity, traffic engineers raise safety concerns stating that it may damage the structure.
- This incident raises fresh concerns over safety, and public access to the water's edge.
- If there is a prima facie case that raises serious concerns about patient safety, the student should be suspended until the matter is resolved.
- Controversial plans to merge two primary schools were met with opposition as worried parents raised concerns over their children's safety.
- Under the present rules mobile phone masts have been located in areas that have caused local, environmental and safety concerns.
- Environmental and safety concerns have spurred opposition in some coastal communities.
- At a meeting of the council's planning committee last week, Kelsey and Eden Park councillor Peter Dean raised safety concerns.
- Gravesend manager Andy Ford has no fresh injury concerns or suspensions to worry about.
- Traffic troubles in front of the new Richmond High have raised safety concerns as well as irritated drivers.
- The local concern group says it is not satisfied the environmental concerns were raised in reports.
2.2(interest)interés masculineconcern for sb/sth — interés por algn/algo
- she shows genuine concern for their welfare — demuestra un verdadero interés por su bienestar
- to be of concern to sb — importarle / preocuparle a algn
- it's of no great concern to me what he does — no me importa / no me preocupa mucho lo que haga
3(firm)empresa femininenegocio masculinea going concern — un negocio en marcha
1(affect, involve)concernirincumbirit concerns all of us — nos concierne / incumbe a todos
- the people/department concerned — la gente/el departamento en cuestión
- those concerned know who they are — los interesados ya saben quiénes son
- to be concerned in sth — estar involucrado en algo
- to be concerned with sth — ocuparse de algo
- where money is concerned, he's hopeless — en lo que respecta al dinero, es un caso perdido
- is this letter important? — not as far as I'm concerned — ¿esta carta es importante? — en lo que a mí respecta, no / para mí, no
- as far as I'm concerned, the matter is closed — en lo que a mí respecta, el asunto está zanjado
- he can drop dead as far as I'm concerned — por mí que se muera
- I might as well not exist as far as he's concerned — para él es como si yo no existiera
- to whom it may concern — a quien corresponda
2(interest)interesarmoney is the only thing that concerns him — el dinero es lo único que le interesa
- to be concerned with sth — ocuparse de algo
- I'm more concerned with quality than quantity — me interesa más la calidad que la cantidad
3(worry, bother)preocuparinquietarwhat concerns her is ... — lo que le / la preocupa / inquieta es ...
4(relate to)my doubts concern her experience — tengo dudas en cuanto a / (con) respecto a su experiencia
- my fears concerning her health were unfounded — mis temores en cuanto a / respecto a su salud eran infundados
- item one concerns the new office — el primer punto trata de la nueva oficina
to concern oneself
1preocuparseto concern oneself about sb/sth — preocuparse por algn/algo
- to concern oneself with sth
- I wouldn't concern yourself — yo que tú no me preocuparía
- I don't concern myself with their affairs — yo no me inmiscuyo en sus asuntos
- concern yourself with the problem in hand — ocúpate del problema que tienes entre manos
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