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(particular)detalle masculinepormenor masculineidentical in every detail — idéntico hasta en el más mínimo detalle
- he asked for further details — pidió más información / información más detallada
- Some of the papers contained highly sensitive details of informers and information supplied to Special Branch.
- Visitors were asked to hand over credit card details and personal information.
- The site is also verisign approved, which means that clients personal information and credit card details are secure.
- You can find Ken's web site with all the details and contact information here.
- Van Straaten said all the Nedcor clients who had phoned him wanted to know whether he had any information about their banking details.
- Create a notebook to capture all the important household and family informational details.
- One final tip: don't throw away anything that contains any personal information, especially financial details.
- The fraudsters then pasted a notice to induce victims to divulge their bank information details.
- Include basic details like contact information, band members, name of song and the name of the album it comes from.
- Detectives established addresses and other details and passed the information to British authorities.
- Controlling availability of personal details of sources/informants is also important.
- For more resources and useful contact details see the Further Information: 21+ page.
- The directory gives contact details and various information, including where and when they train.
- While they would prefer if callers leave their names and contact details, information can be left anonymously.
- Those interested can glean a bit more information and contact details from their project page at Garage Games.
- This information matched account details recovered during a search of a flat in Holland where a man was arrested.
- Several have been swiped recently by crooks hoping to glean banking details and personal information.
- Benefit claimants would also use the card, which could contain health records, fingerprint information and bank details.
- The first was basic core information such as contact details and information on the legal areas practiced by the solicitor.
- Under the new scheme, people will only have to notify the Met of the keyholder details and the information will be collated in one place.
- But Gluck says his favorite feature is the decorative detail along the top rim of the building.
- The bride wore a duchess satin gown - by Christiana Cature - with a detached train and bow detail, and a two-tier veil.
- He is proudly showing off some favourite details in the building he helped design.
- Actions of current rifles are similar to those of the LSA models with just a few minor design details.
- Exposed stone is a strong feature of the interior, and no fewer than three walls of the living room are stone, with decorative brick detail around the doors and windows.
- Georgian homes are similar to Colonials, but feature richer details and ornamentation.
- A sense of modernism's refined treatment of detail is garnered in the handling of the existing staircases, now glass encased and extruded from the main body of the building.
- They're easy to slip on thanks to the super - tough Velcro fastening system which adds a hint of detail and stunningly chic style to the otherwise mediocre design.
- A shared vocabulary of high-tech construction details links the buildings visually.
- Mosaic panels can be used as a decorative detail within a large area of standard tiles and aluminium tiles are also an option.
- In almost every case the building's excellent original details have been retained and enhanced.
- Decorative details include laminate flooring and strategically placed glass bricks to allow the flow of light through the home.
- While poster art continued to prosper, the ornate details of Art Nouveau vanished.
- The sparingly used stone classical detail gives distinction to a relatively low-cost brick shell.
- Refined decorative details were concentrated in the entrance and the eaves of the building with rows of geometric shapes.
- While the set design has some unrealistic elements to it, the costumes for A Month in the Country feature plenty of period detail.
- On the other hand, the depth and detail of the featurettes would complement a minor masterpiece.
- No modern replica would have the intricate 1930s art deco details which can be clearly seen from close up.
- It's a culture known for its richly ornate details in its decorative arts.
- I did not bother to look at the beautiful details and decoration, I was so angry and on the verge of tears.
- The house was one of those imposing two-storey detached properties with brick detail, and I shared the place with five or six other fellas.
- Here the many details, such as decorative turns, came across with meaning and heartfelt expression.
- But, questions are being asked on whether the renovation works were in keeping with the architectural detail of the heritage building.
- Mr. Roney took this to be a typical floor detail at the east and west walls.
- Melville House was Fife's first mansion styled symmetrically with classical detail.
- Its monumental scale, classical detail and rational, ordered planning were hallmarks of the style.
- Firstly, there are some matters of design detail which were never displayed.
- Her meticulous attention to detail means she also spends considerable time researching pieces before she begins the restoration and she is currently studying the tapestry detail on the seats.
- One excuse for not reviewing the important details of a new building is being dazzled by the architect.
- The eaves and soffit detail shown on the latest plan appears to be fairly heavy in its visual impact and I would ask you to give this more consideration.
- The work featured medium shapes, smaller shapes and finally, decorative details.
1.3(insignificant matter)minucia femininedetalle (sin importancia) masculine
- FitzGerald came across as somebody who frets at minor details.
- Evidently about what it is to that reporter's editor - a detail too minor to warrant correction.
- We'd all aged a bit, with changes in hairstyles and clothes and a few other minor details.
- The statesmen who run our fair country can't afford to worry about minor details like that.
- Not only are the small details now significantly more vivid, but the overall levels have been adjusted as well.
- I had got to a point where I hadn't learned anything new for ages and I was getting overly upset by minor household details.
- In a piece written for the New York Review of Books, James Fenton pulls Bizot up for a couple of factual mistakes, but these seem to me to be minor details.
- That way, nobody ever invites me to drone on endlessly about minor details of the Red Centre.
- There is no point in worrying about these minor details at such important times.
- I disagree with some of the minor details here and there, but yes we do need reform.
- Step two: wait a year or two and repeat step one, changing the stars and some minor plot details and call it a sequel.
- He seemed eager to run out the clock as he filled time with digressions and minor details.
- Some minor details have yet to be completed, i.e. heating, phone lines and furnishings.
- All those are minor details, when it comes down to the question of where this country should be going, in the big picture.
- The details of the process, which I have got right in essentials but wrong in some fairly minor details, are here.
- These are some minor details Mr. Langer must have forgotten in his interview.
- I think we are all slowly winding down into holiday mode and worrying less and less about the minor details.
- This may seem like a minor detail, until you realize the gaffe.
- But such minor details do not stop anyone with an agenda from plucking figures out of thin air and claiming they prove a point.
- Just a minor detail: it means I have to keep writing letters to parents implying that I'm there to meet their every need when actually I'm out of there on Jan 30th.
- The catalog entries on icons are richly illustrated, including details of the larger panels.
- Community art initiatives in South Africa tend to always follow the cliché of painting murals or producing mosaic details.
- Figure 11.2 expands the detail to illustrate the significance of the overlaps.
- I took snapshots of individual works and of details and became madly obsessed with the paintings.
- This photo is a detail from a stained glass window painted by Chagall.
- Update I'm adding larger images of details of the pictures.
- The tondo of the collage is a photograph, but only apparently a photograph of a detail from Delvaux's Aurore.
- We see that the invitation images are details of works that play unnervingly with space.
2(minutiae)detalleshe has an eye for detail — es muy detallista / minucioso / meticuloso
- there's no need to go into detail — no es necesario entrar en detalles / pormenores
- he went into great detail — lo contó con lujo de detalles / con pelos y señales
- to describe/explain sth in detail — describir/explicar algo detalladamente / minuciosamente
3.1(group)destacamento masculinecuadrilla feminine
- On Friday the State Department confirmed the use of a private security detail managed by officers of its Diplomatic Security Service.
- Other predominantly male camps, such as Buchenwald, included female labour details employed on munitions work.
- At the main table the rest of the Bright Eyes sat with the bridge crew, mechanics and technicians, and the small security detail assigned to the ship.
- In that same year, he joined the Army MI Branch with a detail to the Infantry.
- That, he says, as his special branch detail outpace the Big Banana battlebus through Corstorphine traffic, could be a good sign.
- The tubby, middle-aged sergeant in charge of the gate detail scarcely bothered to look up at their approach.
- He was hurriedly escorted from the area by his security detail and Israeli police.
- Troops should eat, play, train and even pull support details as squads, platoons and companies.
- Hank Grotowski is a corrections officer heading the death row detail of a southern U.S. penitentiary.
- At gunnery, they are gate guards and amino detail.
- Then two Hummers pulled up and discharged the no-nonsense secret service detail.
- She was very composed while he thanked the flight crew and the security detail.
- After an enemy work detail enters the tunnel, the patrol blows up the entrance.
- After proceeding outside, team advanced upon Moloctan guard detail on duty around shuttle craft.
- He had assigned an enormous security detail to guard the Queen but he still wanted to watch her himself.
3.2(duty)to be on cleanup/latrine detail — estar en la cuadrilla de aseo/letrinas
- The quantitative correlation of special-purpose details in alert crews also changed.
- Mr. Naess testified that his specific assignment in the work detail was ‘clean up’.
- In addition to that commitment, medics worked with civil ambulance on first aid tasks along with a range of other personnel working on rear detail support functions.
- I'm not going to stick you on dish detail or cleaning toilets.
- They are the rights and duties of daily duty detail, inspection commissions, etc.
- Some troops are on cleanup detail in parts of New Orleans the flood never touched.
- Gould recently completed a 3-year detail to the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation Live Fire Office.
- He took stock of the small contingent assigned the unpleasant task of burial detail.
- In the wake of this, I wonder who he is going to give toilet detail to.
1(describe)(plan/similarities) exponer en detalle(plan/similarities) detallar
2Militarydestacarto detail sb to + inf — destacar a algn a / para + inf
- to detail sb for / to sth
- they were detailed for guard duty — fueron destacados para hacer la guardia
- he was detailed to another unit — lo destacaron / destinaron a otra unidad
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