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(payable)the rent is now due — hay que pagar el alquiler
- the payment becomes / falls due on the 5th — hay que hacer efectivo el pago el día 5
- Sudthana said she does not want to pay the yearly fee of 700 baht a card, some of which is due soon.
- Please note the balance of payments are now due.
- Unlike Lucent's debt, Revlon's $1.59 billion in debt is due relatively soon.
- Extortion may particularly go along with insecurity concerning when the next payment is due.
- A reminder to all the ladies travelling to Westport in September that the balance of payment is due on or before the last week in July.
- New technology installed in more than 100,000 vehicles offers drivers a friendly reminder when the car payments are due.
- Lee testified that this meant that payment was due when each of these items was supplied and installed, but I disagree.
- Now the choice can be made after the bonus amount is known, provided the agreement has been set up before the payment is due.
- Coupon payments are due on January 1 and July 1 each year until maturity on January 1, 2019.
- On the day he left, he discovered Lynne was pregnant with their first child, his mortgage payment was due, and he had just $700 in the bank.
- Don't forget that club membership fees for the 2004 season are due soon.
- Yet what happened the day the payment was due was anything but normal.
- The Christmas credit card bills are in and by now payment is due.
- What prevents the taxi driver from pretending that payment is still due, pointing to the amount displayed by the meter?
- Then, a month before his first payment was due, he sold the network back to NBC for $230 million.
- The last payment was due when they arrived at their final destination.
- He glared at the bartender with eyes that could make a heart stop and said ‘You're payment is due.’
- Closer to your departure date the balance of your payment is due.
- Please note final payment is due before Thursday, August 15.
- Final payments are now due on the parish pilgrimage to Lourdes, taking place from August 13 to August 18.
1.2he is due a pay increase — le corresponde un aumento de sueldo
- due to sb/sth
- the respect due to one's elders — el respeto que se les debe a los mayores
- the money due to them — el dinero que se les adeuda
- it's all due to you — te lo debemos todo a ti
- it was due to a technical problem — se debió a un problema técnico
- This will be due tomorrow, I expect your best work.
- Players who have lent money are entitled to add the amounts still due plus unpaid interest.
- It also meant that interest on the amount assessed to be due became payable from the date of the judge's judgment.
- This is the case, even though it was not due and payable until after the assignment.
- He said he is reviewing legal options to avoid paying the fine, due in 30 days.
- When the company went under, Beggs told the receiver that €3.7 million was due in outstanding debts.
- This mortgage was to become due and payable 60 days after the termination of a lease granted to the Mother.
- Workers cannot secure the liability of wages or holiday pay earned, or, indeed, of redundancy compensation that is due and payable.
- They may be content to register a charge for the tax due on the widow's home and pick up the proceeds after she dies.
- However, a final decision on the plan which was due before Christmas, is now not expected until the end of this month at the earliest.
- He has prevaricated over the payment of sums acknowledged to be due, though the sum currently due and payable by way of costs is not alleged to be large.
1.3as preposition due to — debido a
- all flights were canceled due to bad weather — se cancelaron todos los vuelos debido al mal tiempo
- she was absent due to illness — faltó por enfermedad
1.4(scheduled)when is the next train/flight due? — ¿cuándo llega el próximo tren/vuelo?
- the plane/train is due (in) at any moment — el avión/tren ya está por llegar
- when is the baby due? — ¿cuándo sale de cuentas?
- the movie/book is due out in August — la película/el libro saldrá en agosto
- she's due back tomorrow — su regreso está previsto para mañana
- she is due for promotion — le corresponde un ascenso
- the meeting is due to take place at four — la reunión está prevista para las cuatro
- Also next year the European elections are due with both polls expected to go ahead on the same day, June 10.
- Instinct suggests the downturn is due relatively soon.
- She had reportedly told her husband Kevin that she was expecting a child, due December 12.
- Sky Hawks say the next generation of their cases is due out soon and I'll definitely be keeping an interested eye on those.
- My brother Luca is due home soon, although I must warn you, it's very possible he won't be alone.
- However, it's understood that a second email is due out soon, although there is no indication of what it might say or what new insults it might contain for all those who have dare speak up.
- Her second book is due out soon.
- A major collection of new poems, Notes of a Blissful Ghost, translated by Brian Holton, is due soon from the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press.
- A second novel, Having A Lovely Time, is due out soon.
- Then we went back to Aunt Linda's house since Uncle Jack was due home soon.
- His playing gear was still in our room so I knew he hadn't gone to the court yet, despite him being due there soon.
- The figures for last year, due soon, are expected to show a further increase.
- He added this is a particularly dangerous time of year because the sardines have passed by and sharks following the moving food chain are due here soon.
- A special executive meeting of the union, due tomorrow, is now expected to sanction strike action.
- An announcement of a picket is due soon after.
- More official tests are due from police labs soon.
- Karen's train was due in soon after 2, so I made my way back to the station, having to squeeze through a thick colonnade of cyclists in order to do so.
- The Earl and Countess of Wessex are also expected today and tomorrow, while the Princess Royal is due at York Racecourse on Thursday and Friday.
- This was the deciding point, as the bell for end of lunch was soon due.
- The broadcaster is due up in court tomorrow on a drink-driving charge.
2.1(proper)(consideration/regard) debidowithout due cause — sin causa justificada
- according to due process of law — en conformidad con el debido proceso
- with all due respect — con el debido respeto
- in due course — en su debido momento
- ‘The important thing is that the submissions from both bidders are given proper and due consideration,’ he told the House.
- If you use a mobile phone and you crash your car (or drive without due care and attention) you are likely to be prosecuted.
- Mr Brennan said accidents could be avoided if due care and attention was taken and he urged all involved in farm work to do so.
- All are rendered with due care and attention to detail.
- A Pennine Division officer was found guilty at court of driving without due care and attention, failing to stop and failing to report a road traffic accident.
- But pressing without due care and attention can give away chances and, as Currie looked certain to score again, the course of the game changed direction alarmingly.
- Accidents can be avoided if due care and attention is taken.
- That emotional storyline is hurled about without due care and attention.
- Our message to dog owners is that they must take due and proper care of their pets and of Manchester's environment.
- He was cleared of driving without due care or attention.
- I smoke with due care and consideration for other people.
- He was jailed for five years for causing death by driving without due care and attention, perverting the course of justice and driving while disqualified.
- This week he admitted driving without due care and attention, and was fined £483 with nine points on his licence.
- I also feel that the clean air standard could have been given due and proper consideration.
- A 16 year old from Kempston has been arrested and charged with death by failure of due care and attention and being under the influence of alcohol.
- The magistrates heard that he had failed to provide a specimen and had driven without due care and attention at Canvey Island.
- Anyway, I want to assure the public, that since the prime minister has placed me in this new ministry, the police will be given due care and attention.
- Any business that treats its customers without due care and consideration is not fulfilling its most important role.
- If the police think you are cycling without due care and attention, they can already stop you and book you.
- I have to wonder whether my critics have truly read it with due care and attention.
2.2(deserved)(reward) merecidoall due credit to her — hay que reconocer su mérito
1the fort is due west of the town — el fuerte está justo / exactamente al oeste del pueblo
- we headed due north — nos dirigimos derecho hacia el norte
1give him his due: he is efficient — tienes que reconocer que es eficiente
2dues pl(subscription)cuota feminineI've paid my dues to the company — yo a la compañía no le debo nada
(subscription)port/anchorage dues — derechos de puerto
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