In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(opportune, suitable)convenienteTuesday is not convenient for me — el martes no me resulta conveniente / no me viene bien
- is there a convenient train tomorrow? — ¿hay algún tren que me (or te etc.) convenga mañana?
- would it be convenient for me to call tomorrow? — ¿estaría bien que pasara mañana?
- his resignation was most convenient for the firm — su dimisión fue muy oportuna para la empresa / le vino muy bien a la empresa
- With hindsight, the course I adopted proved to be the convenient and appropriate one.
- But could there be more appropriate and more convenient care for patients elsewhere?
- The trick is making their first experience easy to plan and convenient.
- If either desires to make submissions about them, then they should do so at the earliest convenient opportunity.
- People do not consider the inspections suitable or convenient to them.
- This would be very convenient, but I am slightly concerned that they are planning to charge rather a lot for it.
- There are plenty of ways to make your meal plan convenient, appealing, and customized to fit your lifestyle.
- In the garden would be quite convenient as you are planning on mowing the lawn.
- I do have one further matter to trouble your Lordship with if that is convenient.
- Pharmacists were allowed to attend the session most convenient for them.
- However, even without painting the insides, this project takes three days so plan to do it when it is convenient.
- It wasn't as if he even particularly liked to swim; it was simply the most convenient physical activity.
- I like using denial as a strategy, as it is easy, convenient, effective, and applicable to almost every life situation.
- It seems to me that it is convenient and appropriate that that is the course that should be adopted.
- This is timely and convenient for patrons, and it saves a great deal of staff time and attention.
- It will pay a heavy price for that at the convenient and appropriate time.
- They have the advantage of convenient dosing schedules, but they are expensive.
- He said this meant they could be picked up at a convenient time, usually to prevent trouble at weekends.
- So it seems to me better to adjourn this matter to the first suitable date convenient to the parties after two weeks.
- Ordinary citizens were trampled in your administration and cast aside as rags when it was convenient and advantageous to you.
2(neat, practical)prácticocómodoa very convenient way of storing cassettes — una manera muy práctica / cómoda de guardar los cassettes
- They need somebody to blame, other than themselves, and he provides a most convenient target.
- It could also provide a quick and convenient exit for a management team that might be losing their appetite for a fight.
- In northern areas, a solid snowdrift would provide a convenient launchpad over such a fence for deer.
- Water softeners provide a convenient environment for these bacteria to grow.
- Yet a closer look at his record suggests that he is just a convenient scapegoat for a lot of people's stereotypes.
- It is also true that the government's foreign adventures provide a convenient distraction from its domestic problems.
- Nonetheless, Santa is one of those convenient lies everyone benefits from and, therefore, upholds.
- Also, it provides a convenient excuse to get rid of whistleblowers.
- The feature of exporting text has the convenient inclusion of appropriate references by default.
- Most visitors opt to ski convenient routes near Lake McDonald outside West Glacier.
- These measures provide a convenient list of factors to consider when simplifying individual tasks or multitask processes.
- It is somewhat troubling how convenient these security measures are in terms of keeping pesky reporters at bay.
- The moving parties have not established that Nebraska is clearly a more appropriate and convenient forum than Ontario.
- The promissory note is a convenient tool, an additional guarantee to the bona fide commercial relationship.
- What the transition from pounds and pence to euros and cents does is to provide a convenient smokescreen for a hike in prices.
- I had planned to stand in a convenient archway, watching the rain and working on the book in my head.
- The doctors responsible for children's heart surgery in Bristol provided convenient scapegoats.
- From the advantage of a convenient tree you can watch your quarry and its behaviour.
- It was very convenient, the trouble they had come across bringing about this solution.
- This classification provided a convenient loophole for vehicle manufacturers.
3(handy, close)I always go to that supermarket, it's very convenient — siempre voy a ese supermercado porque me queda muy a mano
- it's very convenient having the school so near — resulta muy práctico tener la escuela tan cerca
- a convenient base from which to explore the region — una base bien situada desde donde explorar la región
- it's so convenient for the station — la estación queda tan a mano
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