In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(of painting, statue)copia feminine
- Wee Nit (the adorable) is an identical copy of her twin sister, Ying.
- And to make the leap from life to death less abrupt, the inhabitants have constructed an identical copy of their city, underground.
- The first thing to note is that it is apparent that the copy is an identical copy inasmuch as there is the same blank on the original.
- In the new host the necessary acids are floating around and they quickly join up with their complement acid, forming an identical copy.
- The monumental tomb was an identical copy of the tomb of Lenin, which can still be seen in Moscow.
- Someone had stolen ALL our furniture and left identical copies in the same spots.
- The church dates back to the medieval period, but the Lantern Tower was replaced with an identical copy in 1837.
- Thus, Jaffe commissioned an identical copy from Marco that was precisely one-half the size.
- Why would Berger remove five identical copies of the same report, shred three of them with a pair of scissors, and return the other two to the archives?
- Obviously, these are copies, fakes, pirate booty.
- The control room was an identical copy - to the eighth of an inch - of the Sound Factory.
- Did the files he was looking at contain multiple identical copies of each document?
- The only way another person could enjoy that particular painting was if an identical copy was made.
- That sum is how much it would cost to create an identical copy of the parliament from scratch should the controversial original be obliterated in a disaster.
- The industrial building, next to the villa, at first seemed to be an identical copy of the main villa.
- And how, if at all, did you indicate that this was a copy or an identical copy, how do you know that?
- Uncertain which of the three sons to give it to, he had two identical copies made, so that he could give a ring to each son.
- For instance, reproductive cloning that produces many identical copies could make conventional police work much harder to do.
- It is now hoped that the horse-cloning technique can be used to produce identical copies of champion jumpers and show horses.
- There is one bookcase in the room, its shelves filled with identical copies of the dictionary.
1.2(of document)copia femininethe customer keeps the top copy — el cliente se queda con el original
- These things sell like hot cakes, millions of copies per issue, which is amazing since very few people will ever admit to reading one.
- In a way it isn't the authenticity of the work that counts, I don't think you can just issue 20 copies of limited editions of your film to people.
- And on the verge of conquering radio and selling nearly a million copies of that record, they kept their promise.
- Under section 9 of the Copyright Act of 1994, the copyright owner has the right to issue to the public copies of sound recordings and films.
- Outside, the Bookmobile will be downloading, printing, binding, and giving away for free copies of public domain books.
- A number of newspapers and a broadcast network have asked to purchase extra copies of the special issue.
- They will also see regional authors reading from their latest publication and signing copies of their books.
- The Daily Mail, a revolutionary departure from the leaden format of its contemporaries, sold a record breaking 300,000 copies of its first issue.
- The Enquirer sold a record 6.5 million copies of the issue containing that shot.
- Before, during and after World War II, honor systems were used to sell single copies of newspapers.
- Their headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, produces millions of copies of books which expose the errors of evolution and give evidence for creation.
- Worldwide, 13 million copies of the book had rolled off the presses in a massive print run.
- Orders for the signed, numbered and limited edition copies of this new book go on sale December 26!
- He had managed to ask the librarian to sell him cheap copies of the record books, and was headed towards the ship, books in hand and Laya at his side.
- The book has sold more than 6.5 million copies since its publication last year, breaking sales records for a novel in its first 12 months, and is set to be made into a film.
- And Guildford Library in Surrey claims it will be the only library in the country that will issue copies of the new book to fans at midnight.
- The prices for single copies and subscriptions were relatively high, but the elite audience was able to pay the price.
- It sold over 20 million copies in book form and sparked three sequels at the cinema.
- Again, the public's response was overwhelmingly positive; the single sold eight million copies.
- It is adapted from the first in the series of books by CS Lewis, which have sold millions of copies since their initial publication, 50 years ago.
2(of newspaper, book)ejemplar masculineback copy — número atrasado
- presentation copy — ejemplar de cortesía
3.1(text)he/she must be able to produce clear copy — debe saber redactar con claridad
- I got my copy in by midnight — entregué el artículo (/ reportaje etc. ) antes de la media noche
- she wrote the copy for the campaign — se encargó de la redacción de los textos de la campaña
- good news doesn't make good copy — las buenas noticias no se venden bien
3.2(unprinted matter)manuscrito masculine
- He has been supplying newspaper men with good copy for generations.
- If you see a bit of lazy newspaper copy promoting our former favourite as some kind of internet sensation, you know where it came from.
- Unfortunately she started writing copy for women's magazines which was beyond parody.
- Mr Jones submits that it was right to look first at the criminal conduct of the investigatory journalists who spent money freely to provide copy for their newspaper.
- How many times should you use your primary keyword in your web copy and your article submissions?
- Other newspapers ran equally dramatic copy, using military metaphors to show the growing rift between doctors and the health secretary.
- Try to avoid redundant copy in the headline, sub-head, cutline, and lead.
- We hear that a group of freelance journalists in the US are suing a leading national newspaper for posting their copy on its Web site without permission.
- Although it made great copy for the newspapers, it suggested the Rocket was in bad-tempered mode - and some felt he might be about to self-destruct.
- You will also have to write copy (basically articles) that communicates when being spoken.
- We use allusions to popular songs in headlines and in copy and we tend not to get accused of violating copyright.
- Some journalists are fond of staging rescue operations that make great copy for newspapers.
- Newspaper editors happily confirm that Churchill stories make great copy, especially since in the UK one cannot sue for libel on behalf of the dead.
3(transcribe)(notes/passage/poem) copiarto copy sth from / off sb — copiarle algo a algn
- to copy sth from / out of sth — copiar algo de algo
4(imitate)(singer/painter) copiarle a(style/behavior) copiar
1(cheat)(children/candidates) copiarI was caught copying off Jack — me pescaron copiándome de Jack
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