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(state, announce)(intention) declarar(opinion) manifestarthe company declared a dividend of 3% — la compañía fijó un dividendo del 3%
- the government has declared a state of emergency — el gobierno ha declarado el estado de emergencia
- to declare war — declarar la guerra
- to declare war on / against sb/sth — declararle la guerra a algn/algo
- they declared her (to be) the winner — la declararon ganadora
- the museum was officially declared open — el museo fue inaugurado oficialmente
- he declared himself to her — se le declaró
- they declared themselves against the plan — se declararon / se pronunciaron en contra del plan
- For more than 30 years, until Eritrea declared Independence on May 23, 1993, the country was at war with Ethiopia.
- Two years later, the congress formally declared the independence of the United Provinces from Spain.
- When faced with serious disasters, countries often declare a formal state of emergency.
- The Consultative Council on National Security was due yesterday to discuss Macedonia - as Bulgaria's western neighbour lingered on the brink of declaring a state of war.
- He's had a big following within the gay community because he was early on such a proponent of the idea of coming out of the closet and declaring yourself.
- Buenos Aires formally declared independence from Spain on July 9, 1816.
- He declared a state of emergency and imposed restrictions on freedoms of the press, speech and expression and the freedom to assemble peacefully.
- Dozens of cultures and beliefs made Indonesia a nation long before it declared Independence on August 17, 1945.
- For its part, the Public Employees Association declared a 24-hour strike for April 26.
- Sometimes it was worth declaring myself and enduring the ‘No, I'm not interested’ conversation so I could emerge raw, bleeding and free on the other side.
- He argues that we should declare war on specific aggressors in precise and specific language.
- In 1918, Lithuania formally declared independence, which was granted by both Germany and the Soviet Union.
- Within days, blockades at Britain's oil refineries had drained every garage of fuel, threatened the health service, food supplies and industry and brought the government to the brink of declaring a state of emergency.
- States sharing a border with Mexico are declaring states of emergency - not for natural disasters, but to deal with the consequences of illegal immigration.
- After Gwen and I argued over Rick we declared a truce, and to make sure the truce got off to a good start we invited other people to join us for dinner that evening.
- After the rebels launched new attacks on police and army positions, the government declared a state of emergency and ordered the army to put down the rebels last November.
- At around 6 p.m. Buenos Aires time, 19 hours after declaring a state of siege, De la Rua announced his intention to resign.
- But it is too soon to declare victory and move on.
- I wonder if the government has yet declared a State of Emergency.
- He announced Monday that he will declare a state of emergency and dissolve parliament if a political compromise is not reached by July 20.
- But the GDC has to rely on foreign dentists declaring themselves if they have a criminal conviction.
- Bahrain officially declared its independence on 14 August of that year.
- The Boers declared war on Britain on October 9, 1899, and peace was not declared until May 31, 1902.
1.2(acknowledge for tax reasons)(income/goods) declararnothing to declare — nada que declarar
- This is partly because 80 per cent of assessees have agriculture-based income that is not declared.
- Examining whether rental income had been declared on the properties was a smaller part of the investigation, the spokesman said.
- It's only illegal if one doesn't declare the offshore income in one's annual tax return and pay tax at home.
- In an attempt to curb the significant number of landlords throughout Italy who haven't been declaring rental income, new legislation has been enacted.
- TAX collectors have declared war on amateur traders who are failing to declare their income, accountants warned last week.
- Any income should be declared to the tax authorities in the country you plan to live in.
- Mrs D doesn't have to declare this income on her tax return, as it is tax free, which is a bonus.
- The Inland Revenue head office tells me that all taxable income that must be declared on your tax return counts towards the limit.
- Anyone choosing this option will have to declare the income to the Inland Revenue and pay tax at their normal rate on it.
- But officials admit they cannot keep track of how much is exported, as few are willing to pay export taxes or declare their income.
- The Revenue will also examine whether Irish residents have declared rental income on foreign property.
- Offshore trusts are not illegal, but individuals must declare income earned from the trust to the Irish tax authorities.
- Under regulations, adopted by Parliament, lawyers, prosecutors and magistrates are to declare incomes and property with the National Audit Office.
- The court was told White filled in and signed one claim form seven months after starting work as a police officer and did not declare her income.
- Tax evasion is when you do something illegal, like not declaring income.
- You are supposed to declare all rental income from a property in France to the French government.
- It follows reports that they failed to declare income from the sub-let of their constituency offices in Eastwood and Dumfries for at least a year.
- The interest you earn is tax free, which means that you keep every penny you receive, plus you don't have to declare this income on your tax return, which cuts down on paperwork.
- We do not deny that Mr Perkins should have declared the income.
- According to the Municipal Systems Act of 2000 the municipality decides which financial interests are to be publicly declared and which are to be kept private.
2(in bridge)(trumps) declarar
- Over the course of 20 hands, each player must declare a trump contract two times and a negative contract three times.
- I turned my pocket cards over and declared a King-high flush, trying to sound matter-of-fact about it, not too triumphant.
- If they cannot, then they must play their trump, if they declared one.
- A claim can be made after you have won a trick, or immediately after declaring a combination.
- However, they can only be used as trumps if they are declared during or at the end of the deal, before play starts.
- A player with such a combination declares it at the end of the first trick, and scores for it immediately (it does not matter if one of the cards of the combination was played to the trick).
- After the dealer has declared Trump Suit five cards are turned from the top of the Quest Pack.
- A claimed trio is a when a player announces a trio right after making a move, instead of a true trio which is declared before dealing any card.
- After everyone has declared any combinations they wish to, the player to dealer's left leads to the first trick.
- If playing six-handed, the bid winner picks up the six cards from the ‘widow ‘and declares the trump suit.’
(announce candidacy)anunciar su candidatura
- Voters are beginning to focus on the coming battle, the candidates have declared and some 48-sheet posters have even begun to appear.
- Tom McSharry, a nephew of former EU Commissioner, Ray MacSharry enters politics for the first time by declaring for the East Ward in the Borough contest.
- The outcome of that meeting was that Ms Harkin declared as a candidate the following day, while Dr Cowley appeared to leave the door open for his entry into the race by suggesting a pact between himself and Ms Harkin.
- And be sure to stay with CNN this afternoon as Mrs. Clinton officially declares for the U.S. Senate.
- No candidate will declare for the leadership because the party first has to decide whether to amend its leadership election rules which give grassroots members the final say.
- Five candidates have so far declared: David Davis, David Cameron, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, Liam Fox and Kenneth Clarke.
- There are 15 declared candidates in the Mayo constituency for the General Election and I have met every one of them over the years.
- Ballyhaunis man, Stephen Finn, has declared as an Independent candidate for the Claremorris Electoral constituency in the upcoming Local Elections.
- Candidates who have declared or are considering the race include Baltimore Health Commissioner Peter Beilenson, State Del.
- Having been a loyal deputy to John Swinney throughout his troubled leadership, she was the first candidate to declare for his job when he resigned.
- He brings the number of candidates declared in Mayo to twelve.
- Prior to Tom Parlon declaring for the Progressive Democrats in January it looked to be a very straightforward race for the five seats in Laois / Offaly.
- Candidates declared to date are Vic Toews for the Conservative party, the incumbent, Peter Epp for the Liberals and Sarah Zaharia for the New Democrats.
- If you look at all the nine declared Democratic presidential candidates, you are basically at the bottom right now, 2 percent, even below Al Sharpton.
- Rose is running for Sinn Fein and is the only candidate declared on the peninsula and the only woman in the race.
- Mr Clarke was the fifth candidate to declare and MPs will shortly reduce that to a shortlist of two before a final ballot of party members.
- I'm undecided, and will not be declaring for a few weeks yet.
1.2US (take sides)to declare for/against sb/sth — declararse / pronunciarse a favor/en contra de algn/algo
- If he gets any fewer than the 66 that have officially declared for him, then he could be in serious trouble.
- Thirteen of the group immediately declared for Campbell as soon as his candidacy emerged.
- It may also give other associations who are holding their fire at the minute out of party loyalty, the push to declare for the DUP.
- John immediately rode for Chinon, where the Angevin treasury was kept, while Constance sent a Breton army to take control of Angers, in Anjou, where a meeting of barons from Anjou and Maine duly declared for Arthur.
- ‘His supporters are going round now trying to get people to declare for him before we know who else will stand,’ said Mr Goodwill.
- The inhabitants prudently declared for Caesar, with the result that the town was immediately granted the status of an Italiote city (oppidum Latinum), later to be upgraded to municipium.
- He hesitated before declaring for Queen Jane, and his delay proved fatal.
- As you know, I have already declared for David Cameron.
- I have no problem declaring for neither presidential candidate.
- MAYBE A P Cox finds sitting on the fence more comfortable than declaring for or against emission zones.
- STV is a viable answer to the electoral system riddle and they were right to declare against directly elected provosts.
- The retiring New York senator Daniel Moynihan has played Cassius, declaring for Brutus because Gore is ‘unelectable’.
- While this has not attracted many MPs it has lured Stuart Wheeler, Tory donor, who declares for Fox today.
- As Conservatives headed to Blackpool for their annual gathering, another 10 MPs declared for Mr Davis, giving him a third of the Parliamentary party.
- The decision on which party his papers will support rests ultimately with Murdoch and The Sun has already declared for Labour.
- Each day, when one opens a paper and sees an aspirant declaring for a party and saying that he declared for the party because it is the only one that can salvage the country, one knows that it is all lies.
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