In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(candidate/applicant) que reúne los requisitos necesariosto be eligible for sth
- he's eligible for a grant — tiene derecho a solicitar una beca
- retired employees remain eligible for … — los empleados jubilados siguen teniendo derecho a …
- he's now legally eligible for US citizenship — ahora cumple con / reúne los requisitos legales para solicitar la ciudadanía americana
- eligible to + inf
- you will become eligible to join the club on reaching the age of 18 — al cumplir 18 años podrás hacerte socio del club
- employees are not eligible to enter the competition — los empleados no pueden participar en el concurso
- It is a facility where they keep the detainees who've been designated as eligible for trial.
- Those eligible for silver or gold pins are asked to contact a committee member.
- Release dates are crucial as films out this year become eligible for the 2002 Academy Awards.
- Families buying either existing private homes or newly built properties will be eligible for the scheme.
- The family is poor and were eligible for free health care from the government.
- There are two conditions that must be met in order to be eligible for these new measures.
- Also, the company's restricted list of cases eligible for compensation has been abolished.
- Those with prior travel on public affairs passports are not eligible for this programme.
- Frequently attending patients with five or more somatisation symptoms were eligible for the study.
- The list of films eligible for next year's Best Animated Feature Film Oscar has been announced.
- To be eligible for this, they must be qualified for at least three years.
- Please return all club cards if you want to be eligible for a prize.
- This is subject to winners being eligible for race competition licences.
- Those who have a legal case that are eligible for legal help or full legal aid will be provided with further free legal support.
- Wonderful for one so young, Noel will be eligible for that championship for two more years.
- A major draw will take place next month and anyone who joins in June will be eligible for all prizes.
- Mr Butler becomes eligible for the payout as soon as he vacates Government House.
- Walsh will be eligible for the Canadian Football League draft coming up this April.
- Four or five cardinals who are eligible for the candidacy of pope could openly campaign.
- After six months of being monitored, the group becomes eligible for a bank loan.
2(suitable)idóneoan eligible bachelor — un buen partido
- Hollywood's most eligible bachelor — el soltero más cotizado de Hollywood
- to be eligible for sth
- she's eminently eligible for promotion — es firme candidata a un ascenso
- Last month this magazine presented a list of Scotland's 100 most eligible women and men.
- Various eligible boys in the village were introduced to her - she showed no interest in any of them.
- Prince William managed to stand one of the world's most eligible women up last week when he got tied up foxhunting.
- We have plenty of eligible bachelors in these parts and quite a few eligible ladies too!
- Last year's most eligible man had to bow out because he's all loved up now.
- Hugh Grant is currently linked to Jemima Khan, who tops the list of the most eligible females.
- In today's society you have the situation where there are fewer and fewer eligible men and more women so what is a woman to do?
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