In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1British draught(cold air)corriente de aire feminine
2(formulation)versión feminine(version/resolution) preliminarthe first/final draft of my speech — la primera versión/la versión final de mi discurso
- a rough draft — un borrador
- he presented the project in draft (form) — presentó el anteproyecto
- draft bill — anteproyecto de ley
- I checked the draft contract — revisé el borrador / la minuta del contrato
- It was announced that last week's paper was only a preliminary draft.
- The Commission also has the budgetary initiative, and therefore originates the preliminary draft budget which is put before the Council.
- WR participated in data collection and interpretation and in writing of the first draft.
- The study was still undergoing substantive editing in order to incorporate the suggestions of the lawyers and public policy analysts who reviewed its preliminary drafts.
- There was much writing to be had, resulting in a first draft of my book.
- It is hoped that each will complete a preliminary draft of a new play by July 2005, with a view to five new works being created for possible production over the next few years.
- The first draft of the documents was unveiled last September, following an extensive consultation process.
- Art Business News has obtained a preliminary draft of the report.
- The committee readily accepted the plan, and the education specialist began to work on the preliminary draft of the program.
- The writing of the first draft has been argued by recent scholars without reference to Barrett's testimony.
- New Zealand Post had a preliminary draft of that report.
- Until then, I'm just going to push myself like a madman to finish the first draft of this new piece before I leave to go home next Thursday.
- In response to my early drafts of this article, the following analogy was proposed.
- It is to be supplied with a summary of the case and the preliminary draft decision, on which it delivers an opinion.
- At most he's guilty of modestly sloppy wording in the first draft of his initial piece about the memo a week ago, a mistake that he quickly corrected.
- Both texts are drafts of final versions and would almost certainly have been burned when no longer needed.
- On yet another occasion, Laurel did all the writing of an initial draft, utilizing feedback and editing from Amy and Kate.
- Maybe later today I'll post my edited version of the draft.
- Deep inside, I knew that Holmes's threat had expedited the writing of my first draft of this story.
- Since a job description for this office could not be found, I generated a preliminary draft of such a document.
3British draughtNauticalcalado masculine
4British draught(haulage)tiro masculine(horse/animal) de tiro
5Financecheque bancario masculineefecto bancario masculine
- The reason for this is that bankers' drafts are made payable to the payee's order, which means that transfer can be effected only by means of the payee's genuine indorsement.
- My instructing solicitor has written out that further order as indicated by your Honour, so the draft order I am handing up is with the original conditions in it.
- The U-First account has no bank fees for transactions, such as cheques and drafts, and pays interest for accounts in credit, said Mr Wilson.
- The branches paid out their own notes and drafts when discounting, but they accepted local bank notes as payment.
- You may send in your contributions in the form of cheque or draft or money orders directly addressed to.
- The signed agreements will remain held in escrow until Neil receives the banker's draft.
- How could Dunlop walk into the AIB with cheques or drafts made out for large sums of money to a company of which he was not a director or shareholder or officer, and walk out again having converted them to cash?
- In the end he persuaded them to pay £40,000 in a banker's draft.
- Pound cheques and cheques or drafts drawn in other eurozone currencies should be lodged or cashed before February 9th.
- Hibernian was granted an injunction last Wednesday, continuing a restraining order against the cashing of bank drafts at the centre of the fraud.
- Kader Khan realises his mistake - and immediately gives a draft for the bounced cheque!
- Cheques and drafts are used internationally, but not extensively.
6USMilitarythe draft — el llamado a filas Latin America
- before noun draft card — cartilla militar
- draft deferral — prórroga del servicio militar
- draft quota — cupo
1(formulate)(document/contract) redactar el borrador de(speech) prepararI've already drafted the letter — ya he redactado el borrador de la carta
- The delay is widely blamed on the prosecutors in his case, who have so far only prepared draft versions of their reports into each group member.
- Your legal department should be able to draft a document called a nondisclosure agreement, or an NDA.
- On the other, he was never officially involved in the council, never having been appointed to any of the commissions that did much of the work of drafting the eventual documents.
- The quotation documents were drafted using the quantities and units of measurement we estimated earlier.
- The Assembly has already set up a 55-member committee to draft the document.
- He does, however, warn against drafting the document oneself.
- Cine and the WHO are drafting a document that will serve as a guide for researchers and communities in health research projects.
- Nor have they established that, even leaving it until the last minute, he could not have drafted these documents and prepared them prior to the expiry of the four month period.
- Those documents were generally drafted later and reflect social democratic ideas arising in the 19th century.
- Administration officials tell CNN this 20-plus page document was actually drafted back in 2003.
- It is very difficult, I think, for those who draft the document at the end of the process to stand back and reread it with the eyes of the judges who will come to it completely afresh.
- Some states will respect the different laws of the state where the document was drafted.
- I attach hereto draft documents which I hope will form a satisfactory agreement in respect of services on the above Estate.
- In the rest of Italy, both clerics and laymen drafted documents, without any precise distinction of function or activity.
- They were one of the earlier draft versions prepared by the Crown Prosecutor to assist the judge in putting the case before the jury in the summing up.
- I go there to prepare speeches, or draft articles and letters.
- The preliminary survey questionnaire was drafted on July 13, 1997.
- If he is the person who drafted the documents, I am afraid he has a very poor understanding of legal matters.
- Half a century ago, a document was drafted that's still highly topical: a Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
- I am drafting this document just after completing a commercial novel of about a half-million words, and I enjoyed every one of them.
2US(conscript)reclutarllamar a filasher son was drafted into the army — su hijo fue llamado a filas
- In Algeria, for example, men were drafted into service.
- The boys were about to be drafted into the military.
- After graduating from high school, he was drafted into the Military Officer Training School.
- Up until 1994, Honduras drafted children into its military.
- He was drafted into the Royal Army Service Corps shortly after and saw action throughout the war, including the D Day landings.
- Attending college allowed him to avoid being drafted into the military.
- At this point, I'll also note that he was drafted for military service in the Vietnam War.
- A state effort to enlist new voters calls on people to make a choice between being drafted for military service or registering to vote.
- As a youth he had no intention of pursuing a military career, but he was drafted into the revolutionary army in 1793.
- After two years there, he and other American Japanese male prisoners of the appropriate age were drafted for military service.
- Accordingly, in March 1863, Congress passed the Conscription Act to draft men into military service.
- Worse, so many doctors, scientists, and lab technicians had been drafted into military service that civilian operations were hamstrung.
- Unable to pay 20 gold napoleons for his stay, the poor man was thrown into debtor's prison before being drafted into service in the emperor's army.
- The Russian Czar, Peter the Great, devised the system in which young men were drafted to serve in the military for prolonged terms.
- However, the authorities had other ideas, and Chris was drafted into the Swedish Army for his National Service.
- However, in March 1916, he was drafted for military service to the Reserve Officers School near Sofia.
- Unfortunately, two years later, he was drafted into the French military, and he lost his prime slot at the company.
- After the main drummer from Machito's famous big band was drafted into the military, he was recruited to play drums and performed excellently.
- An army serial number must be assigned and issued to an Army or Navy inductee by a relevant military draft office on the day when he is drafted into service.
- It's his homeworld and he says he lives in fear of being drafted back into their military yet again.
- More volunteers are drafted in just in time as the ferry spills out the first swell of festival-goers who immediately target our ticket office en-masse.
- Security measures had been dramatically stepped up at Heathrow airport with extra police officers being drafted in from surrounding areas and forces.
- Extra police officers were drafted in to patrol a peace march after word of a rival, impromptu pro-war demonstration was circulated.
- A month later union leaders were drafted in following fears the firm's wood mill was facing imminent closure, with more finished products being shipped in from abroad.
- I was drafted in from head office to ‘facilitate the streamlining of resources in middle management’.
- Now she is quite happy to do the designing and planting, but when it comes to the heavy stuff I'm drafted in.
- The first rescue attempt was made by a team of firemen, but the current was too strong, so by 6pm a specialist civil defence team were drafted in.
- Pupils who are able to turn up for lessons face disruption as stand-in teachers are drafted in to provide cover for staff members who are not able to start work.
- A team of Hampshire police officers was drafted in last night as a murder investigation was launched.
- Local people were drafted in as casual workers to clean up the contaminated factory.
- Extra officers were drafted in from all over the county to cope with the gathering crowds.
- About 20 officers were drafted in - some from Bradford - to deal with the incident at 9.17 pm.
- She was given so many flowers that three policewomen were drafted in to help the Queen's lady-in-waiting to carry them.
- Extra officers were drafted in from other US cities.
- Extra staff were drafted in to cope with the demand.
- It suggests senior teachers took classes, staff were drafted in from other schools and disruptive children were being taken out of lessons.
- Taxi drivers were also drafted in to scour parts of Bolton.
- Dozens of extra officers were also drafted in from across the force, and senior officers even flew to the US to meet members of the FBI to help with the investigation.
- I was supposed to go onto university when the lead of a musical, that was due to be staged by my old drama teacher, dropped out and I was drafted in.
- Hundreds of police officers were drafted in to monitor yesterday's march, which passed off peacefully with no arrests.
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