In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(money/time) contribuir con(time/money) aportar(time/money) hacer una aportación de(money/time) hacer un aporte de Latin America(ideas/suggestions) aportarher performance contributes little to the production — su actuación aporta muy poco a la obra
- The media can contribute significantly by taking a responsible and impartial stance on conflicts and violence.
- They keep asking him if he's a member of or has ever contributed money to the Communist party.
- I invite people to contribute to the site - hopefully together we can make it better.
- Each member needs to contribute a small sum to join the campaign to fund the court action.
- He's a brilliant thinker and writer, and I thank him for contributing to this forum.
- They do not contribute any revenue and there is no evidence they are a Crown possession.
- They should probably contribute their funds with more intelligence and care.
- And once it works, people will be more inclined to contribute their tax dollars.
- The fund contributes no money toward animal testing, concentrating instead on clinical trials using human volunteers.
- It is a sad reflection on contemporary universities that academics contribute little to the discussion.
- If they did not contribute money to buy charcoal, there was no food.
- I do well academically and contribute regularly to class discussions.
- Probably the most tax-efficient shelter for your money is a pension - especially lucrative if your employer contributes money to it on your behalf.
- Samuelson said another half dozen individuals had also contributed money but he declined to reveal their identities.
- The central government was also ready to contribute money to the project, he said.
- In 1832, the House of Commons contributed funds towards the building of the new National Gallery in London.
- The group thank everyone who contributed so generously to their recent church gate collection.
- Funds were contributed by private donors from Japan and the United States.
- We are asking for your generous support in contributing towards its cost.
- The conman asks the person contacted to contribute a small sum of money to speed up the release of the funds.
- Thanks to parental and extended family support the children proudly contributed money to their class events.
- Contributions from the floor make up the discussion, and all are encouraged to contribute.
- Hopefully, this article will contribute towards such a discussion.
- Visitors are also invited to contribute to the website and to radio programmes.
- May is also disappointed with the local authority for not contributing towards the cost.
- The successful bidder will have to contribute its own funds to the incorporation of the fund.
- He wanted the businesses to contribute additional funds if they wanted any further upgrades.
- The university will not have contributed any funding during the 15-year period.
2(poem/paper/article) escribirhe contributed two essays to the volume — escribió dos ensayos para el libro
- He edited the Journal, contributing many of its articles himself.
- The journal's staff of talented women writers contributed articles on a variety of topics.
- Thanks to everyone who contributed articles and photographs and those who helped with research and typing.
- This page is based on an article contributed by Anthony Smith.
- We have freedom to insert Bible messages in and contribute religious articles to the valley's weekly paper.
- In August 1916, before the volume appeared, Morrison had asked a Mr Farrant to contribute an article.
- If you have something to share, please consider contributing an article.
- This statement was never disputed by Dreser, who contributed the next article in the same publication.
- He regularly contributes articles to the national press, radio and television.
- He was a talented diagnostician and contributed several articles to medical journals.
- I also will try to contribute an article now and then myself, on an ad hoc basis.
- When his wife was pregnant with their son, O'Connor says a newspaper editor rang him up asking him to contribute an article.
- He was also writing comic books and contributing articles to counter-culture magazines.
- He was a prolific writer, contributing criticism to various magazines and newspapers.
- If anyone would like to contribute articles or photographs they can do so to any committee member.
- Others have contributed occasional articles to give us welcome variety.
- She also spent a year contributing articles to her local newspaper.
- She was a capable journalist and contributed numerous articles to several Australian newspapers.
- I used to contribute a lot of articles and interviews to the magazine, as well as taking most of the photos.
- Despite his busy schedule he contributed many articles on varied subjects.
1(play significant part)contribuirto contribute to sth — participar en algo
- their efforts contributed to the success of the campaign — sus esfuerzos contribuyeron al éxito de la campaña
2contribuirhacer aportacionescotizar aportes Spainaportar aportes River Platehacer aportes River Plateimponer imposiciones Chilehacer imposiciones Chileto contribute to sth — participar en algo
- they all contributed to his present — todos contribuyeron con dinero para su regalo
- to contribute to a fund — hacer aportes a un fondo
3(participate)participarto contribute to sth — participar en algo
- she contributes to class discussions — participa en clase
4Journalismto contribute to sth — participar en algo
- she contributes regularly to 'The Clarion' — escribe regularmente para 'The Clarion'
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