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(amusement)entretenimiento masculineI only play for my own entertainment — solo toco para entretenerme
- before noun entertainment guide — guía del ocio / del entretenimiento
- it doesn't have much entertainment value — no es muy entretenido / ameno
- They did not have enough money to pay for family entertainment or recreation.
- This show is guaranteed to provide a night of pure enjoyment and entertainment.
- It's done for leisure and entertainment, and is taken seriously by its participants.
- They also take part in travel and exchange programmes, sports and light entertainment.
- It is updated daily with news, sport, features, entertainment, columns and business.
- Look at advertising and the mass media, not to mention corporate entertainment, sport and politics.
- In the world of sports entertainment, you have to be able to roll with all the punches.
- It is one of the greatest television entertainment formats ever devised.
- The focus of sport as entertainment has shifted from the live audience to the remote audience.
- Its focus may also be changed to incorporate more sport and entertainment.
- At the moment there are just four channels which includes content such as entertainment, films and sports.
- This gives the show a sense of amusement and entertainment that can only befit a game.
- Curling is a fun sport that provides entertainment for players and spectators alike.
- Now, the company's client base covers almost every facet of sport and entertainment.
- Literary people can sometimes be very snobbish about reading for pure pleasure, for entertainment.
- The weekend will be a real family outing with lots of entertainment and amusements for children.
- News is now entertainment and fluff, distracting us from issues important to us.
- Readers like to be entertained and good entertainment requires conflict.
- As much watching tennis is entertaining, it still comes first as a sport - not entertainment.
- Now she wanted to know a bit more about the game pieces, as to further the enjoyment of the entertainment.
1.2(show)espectáculo masculinefeminine atracción
- People also celebrated the Spring Festival with different kinds of outings and entertainments.
- Stocking groups from across York will perform renaissance-style entertainments during the free event.
- These plays, designed to combat licentious carnival entertainments, were spoken but had some music.
- There were several musical entertainments going on, adding to the sense of occasion.
- In a time when authors need to make their mark against ever more competing entertainments, the story behind a book has become at least as important as the one the volume tells.
- There is the usual huge range of agricultural-related events for the day, as well as many family entertainments at the occasion.
- The free Saturday night concert should still provide the main focus, but more entertainments could be laid on during the day in the central arena and main stage.
- But that figure has plummeted as the popularity of the swimming pool has been replaced by other entertainments, such as bowling and cinema.
- It was the primary musical element at Balinese Hindu rituals, social events and traditional entertainments.
- The festival will be augmented by plenty of entertainments, Dragon racing, an exhibition of cars, and a French market.
- In brilliant festivals and noisy entertainments, there is always, at bottom, a sense of emptiness prevalent.
- Masquerades, extraordinarily popular entertainments in the eighteenth century, were morally suspect events.
- Toys and childhood entertainments are powerful vehicles of culture.
- They hit on the idea of a grand jam day showcasing all the platform activities together with live music and a host of other entertainments for young people.
- The cold months ahead also promise a veritable buffet of supernatural entertainments.
- But to get back to the criticism: Games are flashy, degraded, violent little entertainments for adolescent boys.
- Soccer matches and other entertainments were to be banned after dark.
- All the outdoor entertainments will go ahead and the other events are well planned for.
- This year there will also be an exhibit about historical musical entertainments at the palace.
- We should have the full list of events and entertainments in next week's column and we will let you know if there are any last minute changes.
2(hospitality)(expenses/allowance) de representaciónshe devoted herself to the entertainment of her guests — se dedicó a atender a sus invitados
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