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(in size, amount, ability)igualwe got an equal amount of money — recibimos igual / idéntica / la misma cantidad de dinero
- divided into two equal groups — divididos en dos grupos iguales
- she passed all her exams with equal ease — aprobó todos los exámenes con igual / con la misma facilidad
- that makes us equal — ya estamos iguales
- equal to sth — igual a algo
- equal ( to sb/sth) in sth
- twelve inches is equal to one foot — doce pulgadas equivalen / son iguales a un pie
- my salary is equal to his — mi sueldo es igual al suyo
- the windows are equal in size — las ventanas son de igual tamaño / son iguales de tamaño
- he's equal to his brother in ability — tiene la misma capacidad que su hermano
- all (other) things being equal — si no intervienen otros factores
- The film has its fascinating and tedious elements, in nearly equal measure.
- The amount of money taken in was roughly equal to the amount of money paid out.
- Trim off the ends of each package and slice each into five equal portions.
- In very rare cases, the right and left groove appear equal in size.
- But it is still not clear how to find an efficient allocation in which the value of consumption is equal to income for all consumers.
- He also knows the critical letters will be balanced by an equal number of friendly letters.
- The sum of the angles of a triangle is equal to two right angles.
- After reading the screenplay Stalin noted, " comrade Eisenstein proved himself equal to the task".
- Night and day are in perfect balance, only twice a year do day and night become equal in length.
- He soon proved himself more than equal to the demands of combat soldiering.
- Few of the items produced within the country are considered equal in quality to foreign products.
- York-based Northern Spirit are recruiting 50 new drivers and say they want an equal number of applications from both sexes.
- We begin with a law of international relations: no action involving two countries has equal effects on each.
- Several forms of verbal therapy have roughly equal effects, he noted.
- With her comprehensive research, sound analysis, and engaging style, Williams proves herself equal to the task.
- Overall, the acts and scenes comprising the narrative of folktales of this type are roughly equal in length.
- Everywhere you look, this concept inspires admiration and trepidation in almost equal measure.
- Against the wind in the second half, Confey now had to face a far tougher challenge but they were equal to the task.
- I just don't feel equal to the challenge that I'm facing now.
- The people of York have proved themselves equal to the task.
- Nearly equal amounts of the hormone are derived from the adrenal glands and the ovaries.
- In estimating, it can be assumed that the yield of the concrete will be approximately equal to the quantity of gravel used.
- The amount of the deduction is equal to the value of the stock contributed.
- Milk should be frozen in portions approximately equal to the amount needed for one or two feedings.
- This team observed that fatty meals produce as much reflux over six hours as a balanced meal with an equal number of calories.
- For example, a student knows that 32 degrees Fahrenheit is freezing and is equal to 0 degrees Celsius.
1.2(in privilege, status)igualeveryone is equal before the law — todos somos iguales ante la ley
- to be on an equal footing / on equal terms with sb — estar en igualdad de condiciones con algn
- Until gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people are fully equal under law, we are second-class citizens.
- I admit that I prefer working with men and I am in favour of equal employment opportunities.
- Weren't women already equal in the eyes of the law?
- French authorities contend the principle of secularism is meant to make everybody equal.
- He is not equal in status to the other citizens.
- Equal pay is also historically significant in the context of age and race.
- Labour health spokesperson Liz McManus said the party was committed to providing equal access to a high-quality health service.
- Can citizens be considered equal if they possess very different degrees of economic power?
- "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights, " it declared.
- These valuable resources will be managed through a local community structure working on the ethos of equal access to opportunities for all.
- What we advocate is not that everyone is the same, but rather, all should have equal access to opportunity.
- We're all more or less equal: let the calculators do the dividing.
- A professional equal opportunities approach must underpin appointments, otherwise the same old faces will reappear.
- Article 1: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
- You must have been playing this ‘ignorance is bliss’ game for a while now if you believe that we all have equal rights and opportunities here.
- All humans are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
- I asked for equal rights and opportunities and I tried my hardest to achieve it.
- We are taught that all men are created equal in the eyes of God and there is only one God.
- They also indicated in large numbers that they hoped to end segregation and discrimination and receive equal, just, and fair treatment.
- No one is above the law and everyone is equal before the law.
- Until the achievement of equal pay in 1974, men fared better than women.
- The report found pregnancy discrimination, equal pay, harassment, access to employment and promotion, and dismissal as causes of complaint.
- After all, these were just two small units in a vast country where every Soviet citizen enjoyed equal rights and opportunities.
- In respect to civil rights, all citizens are equal before the law.
- Article 26 provides that all persons are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to the equal protection of the law.
- Student Services created Services for Students with Disabilities to provide equal access and opportunities to students with disabilities.
- Legislation giving women status as equal partners in marriage was passed in 1993.
- This experience reinforced American egalitarianism, the belief that everyone is equal in status.
- Instead, all property should be owned collectively, and all people should have equal social and economic status.
- In the 1960s she worked to improve women's access to education and training and to promote equal pay and opportunity.
- Although people claim there is an even playing field now and all access to opportunities is equal, it's not yet true.
- No one is safe unless and until we all share equal protection under the same laws.
- The primary goal of school reform must be to provide more equal education opportunities.
- As adults we all have equal status - not economically, not in terms of our beauty, our background or how nice our parents are, but in terms of our rights.
- I will do everything in my power to fight for fair and equal treatment.
- Under a human-rights focused democracy, all people are equal before the law.
- Women are finally becoming equal with men and not before time.
- The thesis is that in traditional Aboriginal societies, women were equal to men and treated with respect.
1.3(uniformly applicable)(distribution) equitativo(distribution) igualitariowe are an equal opportunities / opportunity employer — practicamos una política de igualdad de oportunidades — sin distinción de raza, credo ni orientación sexual
- everyone has an equal right to education — todo el mundo tiene igual / el mismo derecho a la enseñanza
- You cannot sort of just parachute in without opportunity for open and equal competition as part of the process.
- I'm no great fan of his but I do like to see an equal contest and I don't think that's what we're getting in this campaign.
- Will ‘close’ allies be persuaded to buy the US technologies as the price of a more equal relationship on the ground?
- At first, it seemed reasonable; everyone had fairly equal responsibilities, which I noted she never bothered with herself.
- The scrum is supposed to be an equal contest and you would expect a pack of 900 kg to dominate a pack of 800 kg.
- War serves a good purpose when it is an equal fight.
- The duel - more equal and balanced in the play than in the film, where the camera unfairly favours Nicholson - is a showdown between two opposed acting styles.
- It is difficult to foster and feed the kind of balanced, equal relationship that can sustain us into the future.
2(capable, adequate)equal to sth — igual a algo
- I don't feel equal to the situation — no me siento a la altura de las circunstancias
- I don't think he's equal to the task — no lo creo capaz de hacerlo
- they were provided with funds equal to their needs — les concedieron fondos adecuados a sus necesidades
1igualmy boss treats me as an equal — mi jefe me trata como a su igual / como a un igual / de igual a igual
- I am her equal in experience and talent — tengo tanta experiencia y talento como ella
1Mathematicsser igual athree times three equals nine — tres por tres son nueve / es igual a nueve
- let x equal 4 — supongamos que x es igual a 4
- no work equals no money — si no trabajan, no cobran
2(time/record) igualarno other tenor can equal him — es un tenor sin igual
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