In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(competition)Games concurso masculineSport competencia feminine Latin AmericaSport competición feminine Latin America Spainmasculine combate
- It is celebrated on the last weekend in July, and includes a mass and picnic, music, dancing, and sports contests.
- It's one of the myths of sport that international contests create goodwill between the competing nations.
- The following afternoon, the remainder of the events took place, and they varied from a tug-of-war contest to a game of Trivial Pursuit.
- Those range from digital newsletters to online forums to contests to relevant activities encouraging customer loyalty and participation.
- Pilots will compete in contests including an air trial of local landmarks.
- Visitors will get a chance to win discount coupons by participating in musical activities and spot contests.
- Third, critics will say eliminating the limits on contributions would lead to more corruption in political contests.
- The deputy mayor added that there will be games, including a tug-o-war on the beach, eating contests and numerous other events open to residents and tourists.
- Over 25 events, including contests, classes and fun games, will be held.
- Bent on making it a grand event, outshining such contests held in the previous years in the city, the event is expected to take off in a big way.
- It is also the outcome of the calculated political manipulation of the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.
- College games prove to be more predictable than professional contests in the same sport.
- Presidential contests differ from other types of political races.
- Ironically, the arrival of the breakthrough goal signalled the end of a quality contest.
- They could then reduce the political contest to one between core, politically active constituencies.
- Postcolonial criticism bears witness to the unequal and uneven forces of cultural representation involved in the contest for political and social authority within the modern world order.
- The Romans also had other events during the gladiatorial contests.
- Watching the Conservative Party leadership contest, political neutrals are unsure whether to laugh or cry.
- Or at least that is the message that is being broadcast 24 hours a day as the contest for the new position of Mayor heats up.
- The technical events include quiz contests, an on-the-spot hardware design contest and a hardware debugging contest.
- As with regular rodeo events, the sponsor contest involved three days of competition before the winner was announced on the last day.
- Left leaning proponents of the precautionary principle need to think carefully about how they would fare in political contests over their favorite social policies.
- Political contests are battles of ideas - and a slick campaign will not work without values and content at its heart.
- After all, this may be one of the most interesting contests in recent American political history.
- We'll get heartily sick of these two issues over the next three months but, for now, both introduce wonderful novelty to the political contest.
- Eight out of the nineteen events were contests.
- Then, presidential candidates can't ignore the early political contests in New Hampshire and Iowa, or can they?
- As political contests sink further into the gutter of abuse, public cynicism about and alienation from politics can only intensify.
- The programme includes exhibitions, concerts, films and visiting guests, round tables, workshops, contests and many other events.
- Festivals are based on contests and events such as poetry readings, sports, and other activities.
- Here the political contest had a national dimension.
- Eight days to what people in Iowa like to call the first real political contest in the presidential election.
- I think most regard such lunges for underdog status, at least in relation to a political contest, as a byword.
- The fact that the two teams could only manage six scores between them in half an hour gives some measure of the quality of the contest.
- This dilute corporatism does not exclude a contest of political parties.
- But we had a clear understanding between ourselves that there was a distinction between the political contest and the personal friendship.
- Special performances, exhibitions, lectures, contests, charity events, tourist visits and creative meetings will mark the celebration.
- He asks which of them will take the decisive initiative in the next round of political contests.
- It has grown up out of the political contests which have raged from time to time about currency questions.
- Other regular events include elocution contests, fine arts competitions and debates.
2(struggle, battle)lucha femininecontienda femininethe fight wasn't much of a contest — la pelea no estuvo muy reñida
- it was no contest — el resultado estaba cantado
- do you think they're a better team? — oh, no contest — ¿te parecen un equipo mejor? — hombre, ni comparación
- After a rough and disputed contest - the aluminium industry was notorious for its murders and gangsterism - he won.
- Street fights, and other contests sometimes developed between workers in guilds that maintained traditional rivalries.
- Stalin had not selected his closest subordinates with a view to their forming a closely knit band of brothers, and this meant that the contest for power would not be purely a matter of conflicting policies.
- Nobody can take part in the traditional European contest for possession after the tackle if his nose is more than 6in off the ground.
- Participants must agree to arbitration outside of the US court system for conflicts arising from this contest.
- Hence, the contests were not resident-intruder situations and not merely boundary disputes.
- Thus, these special units really just reduce the conflict into a tit for tat contest.
- The contest over tropes of traditional Africa and measures of authenticity in postcolonial arts and politics can be thought of in a similar manner.
- Rather, it's a return to the traditional geopolitical contest.
- This paper assesses, and contests, the long tradition of attacks on the use of invented sentences in language teaching.
- Thus the struggle for legitimacy and recognition is not only a contest between traditional authorities and state actors.
- Directors have turned the traditional good versus evil contest into the screen classics.
- Some deputies last night said they still hoped that at least one of the four would withdraw to rein in a contest all hope will avoid conflict.
- Everything said makes it possible to conclude that armed struggle is truly the main form of contest in military conflicts and their specific content.
- Leading the charge are two of our finest and bravest warriors and I just hope that the contest can be resolved without recourse to conflict.
- In such a contest the traditional discomfort associated with the mogul can be put to one side because it serves a greater good.
- In contrast, the pragmatic policy, consistent with his own perception of the conflict, viewed the war purely as a military contest.
- I don't at this stage, and I never have thought, that it's constructive to characterise it as a conflict or a contest.
- Part B concentrates on such contests and disputes, exploring them more systematically than did the prior materials.
- Thus, it appeared that any minor conflict might quickly escalate into a nuclear contest and lead to the destruction of much of Europe in the process.
1(allegation) refutar(will) impugnarhe contested the umpire's decision — protestó contra la decisión del árbitro
2(election) presentarse como candidato aa hotly contested election — unas elecciones muy reñidas
- six candidates were contesting the seat — seis candidatos se disputaban el escaño
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