In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person with equivalent rank)homólogo masculinehomóloga femininethe minister met his Spanish counterpart — el ministro se reunió con su homólogo español
- he compared British teenagers with their American counterparts — comparó a los adolescentes británicos con los americanos
- this literary genre has its counterpart in painting — este género literario tiene su equivalente en pintura
- After five years and two degrees, my male counterparts will be earning more than me, earlier than me.
- Reviewing children's theatre is a whole different ball game compared to its adult counterpart.
- Strange's decision to adopt the opposite tactic appears to play into his counterpart's hands.
- But while Edinburgh is booming, it is a different story for its transatlantic counterpart.
- The people of Swindon are being challenged to get active tomorrow by their counterparts in Polish twin city Torun.
- The aim of the council is to mirror the actions and functions of its adult counterpart and to get the young people interested in politics.
- British pig farmers find it difficult to compete on equal terms with their European counterparts, she says.
- Among the many differences that set folk musicians apart from their pop counterparts is longevity.
- In this regard, the Indian shopper appears to be very similar to his Chinese counterpart.
- Does he find teenage girls tend to express their rage differently than their male counterparts?
- The clothes the actresses wear are noticeably different from their Western counterparts.
- Strengthening risk management and financial infrastructure also had a legal counterpart in private law.
- Professional sociology differs from its lay counterpart here in a number of ways.
- His counterpart Alex McLeish, was similarly honest, and critical of his player.
- We need the support of our male counterparts not their fierce opposition.
- Regional arrangements can be easier to draft than their international counterparts.
- Yorkston has no objection to their plans in principle, and suspects that many of his counterparts may be of a similar mind.
- The women's third eleven lost a hard fought match against their Cambridge counterparts.
- It seems that we have opposite tendencies to our counterparts in the social sciences.
- They felt completely at home with their counterparts in Paris and London.
- The deviation resulted because the counterparts held by me did not include Computer's signatures.
- The discrepancy between the lease and the counterpart was not noticed at the time.
- First s.7 has no counterpart in the Directive and can neither be used to construe it or to judge its effect.
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