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 equal amounts)(distribute/divide) por igual(divide/distribute) equitativamente
- The five bodies have already shared roughly equally the first £1.18 million of the cash.
- Until the Welsh veteran suffered a calf strain last month the pair had equally shared 14 goals between them.
- At present we have four Masses, in the parish divided equally with two on Saturday and two on Sunday.
- After school hours must also be equally divided between sports and tuition.
- And if John had more children the fund would be shared equally with them.
- It has countered criticism by touting customers of all shapes and sizes buying equally different sets of products.
- Each team has an equally allotted amount of turbo at the start of every inning.
- The State Government and the railways have to equally share the cost, he said.
- He also pointed out that he divided his time equally between the two stations.
- By slacking, you simply reduce the size of the pie that your parents will eventually divide equally.
- The bank employs 7,000 divided equally between its home town and across West Yorkshire.
- Like the last, coveted chocolate bar, parents are expected to divide their love up equally.
- The vision of a new India is shared equally by all and this includes the visually-impaired as well.
- In the event of a single person dying intestate, his or her estate is divided equally between the parents if they are still living.
- Everything there must be divided equally into six shares and distributed as soon as possible.
- Let us share the resources equally among us because all of us deserve that.
- The company divided the shares of the company equally among its six directors last month.
- Eighty per cent of this cash is divided equally amongst all holding qualifying status.
- If the parents earn the same amount, then they will share equally in the cost of raising that child.
- Any money raised will be divided equally between the children when they reach their 21st birthdays.
- The public's vote has been equally divided between the two proposals.
1.2(without bias)(consider/treat) de la misma manera(consider/treat) de la misma forma(consider/treat) (por) igual(consider/treat) equitativamente
- No-one forced into being treated equally or being forced to treat equally is happy or really free.
- If couples were treated equally before the law, we would be looking at a Marriage Reform Bill.
- We are in favour of enlargement with all states being treated equally, not a two tier superstate.
- Both they and teachers are part of the same team and should be treated equally.
- Responding to the criticism, Firman said that all cases were treated equally.
- You can think somebody is a bad lot, but you have to treat that person equally.
- Of course it is for everyone in the community to tackle racism and to ensure everyone is treated equally.
- Further, the state must remain agnostic if it is to treat all citizens equally.
- They want to be treated equally, and any hint that they are not equal is more than they can bear.
- In other words, to ensure good governance where all are treated equally and justly.
- Obviously people aren't treated equally - there's always inequality in the world.
- Bradford Council says it treats everyone equally by reassessing all parking badges every three years.
- Is there reason to believe that we are not treating all employees equally and fairly?
- The systems treat all votes equally and provide representation for virtually every voter.
- No one can tell until they arrive at the scene of an incident exactly how serious it will be, so every call-out is treated equally.
- He said girls and boys would be treated equally but did not rule out separate classes.
- She urged ministers to change the law so all people were treated equally in every part of their lives.
- When they talk about one law for all, are they talking about a law that is impartial and treats all people equally?
- This of course will mean no civil rights and everyone being treated equally - as a criminal.
- The Irish consumer deserves to be treated equally to his or her European counterpart.
2(to an equal degree)igualmentethey are equally valid/guilty — son igualmente válidos/culpables
- equally easily/comfortably — con igual / con la misma facilidad/comodidad
- she is liked equally by young and old — gusta tanto a los jóvenes como a los mayores
3.1also equally well(just as possibly)de igual modo
3.2(at the same time)al mismo tiempo
- They are willing to do good as long as it is conducive to their self interest, but, equally, they are willing to do evil also.
- Equally, they are divided on how skills emerge and develop.
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