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(happening, incident)acontecimiento masculineevents proved us right — el desarrollo de los acontecimientos demostró que estábamos en lo cierto
- the events of that night — los acontecimientos / los sucesos de aquella noche
- they were overtaken by events — los acontecimientos les tomaron la delantera
- in the normal course of events — en circunstancias normales
- theatrical event — espectáculo teatral
- a charitable event — un espectáculo (/ certamen etc. ) con fines benéficos
- it was the sporting event of 1993 — fue el gran evento deportivo de 1993
- It also looks at motoring incidents and events which have happened in or passed through Croydon.
- A walk round the site is one of the more emotional events you can experience.
- The two voices in this debate drew opposite conclusions from events in the Gulf.
- Several cataclysmic events happened all at once, but all I remember now are a few things.
- The parallelism of political events and economic changes is of course very relative.
- The best that most of us can do is to live with it, enjoy it and be thankful it is such a rare event.
- It's a precautionary measure and we'll continue to monitor events as they develop.
- The events inspired political and economic revolution in Britain and led to the birth of a new class.
- It really is a rare event that one email can have our headquarters having a joint chuckle.
- I think part of it was that staying up to midnight was a rare event, an exciting exception to our daily life.
- This deeply shocking turn of events has never happened before, and a sit-down was called for.
- It was simply bad luck that it pulled out, and even worse luck that such a rare event happens when I am on the boat.
- The Viking victory marked the start of a series of events that would change English history.
- They never did, but this musical turns back the clock and changes the outcome of events.
- It's too bad that most of his monologues were so focused on current events because it made them hard to watch now.
- They have also listened to the views of others - sometimes a rare event in local government.
- The public will be denied knowledge of what witnesses to important political events have to say.
- Political events were to intervene, however, as the French Wars of Religion began.
- On the political front, events have also increased tempo on a positive note.
- In animal cells, a variety of key events in cell death focus on mitochondria.
- When you talk about the death of people at a sporting event, the sport itself passes into the background.
- I remember how exciting it was to go to Madison Square Garden and to go to a live sporting event.
- Two of them learned they were disqualified as they were about to compete in their events.
- They are given nearly six events and requested to compete in any events they think fit.
- There are other sporting events that honour their champions with unique apparel.
- Unlike Bernie he doesn't take a back seat but competes in the events whose fiendish formats he invents.
- Ian suffered a badly broken right leg in the accident and feared he would not be able to compete in sidecar events again.
- The gymnastics events at the Athens Olympics have been hit by several judging controversies.
- In Athens it was expected to fall to the Chinese, who did not compete in this event in Sydney.
- We look at why insurance for major sporting events has become a precarious business.
- The appeal of these books is that they do not simply rerun sporting events.
- Canada has been a leader in trying to control doping and having proper judging at all sports events.
- This was James's first Pentathlon and he was the youngest competitor in this event.
- She was also seventh in the 500m time trial and plans to compete in both events.
- This was one of the most notorious events in sporting history, but it is dealt with here in a single paragraph.
- Do you call the athlete out of the event for illegal use when it may well have been formed naturally in their body?
- It is feared that low-flying seagulls could disrupt events such as beach volleyball.
- OK, before we go, there's a couple of other sporting events going ahead this weekend.
- Men and women contest four events each while the remaining three are classified as open.
- Exemption crews would not be able to compete in Junior events held at the National Championships.
2in the event
- she was afraid he might be rude, but in the event … — tenía miedo de que se portara groseramente, pero llegado el momento …
- in the event it was the boss herself who answered the phone — resultó ser la jefa misma quien contestó el teléfono
- in the event of the reactor becoming overheated — en caso de que el reactor se recalentara
- in the event that your wife predeceases you — en el caso eventual / en el supuesto caso de que su mujer falleciera antes que usted
- in that event — en ese caso
- in any/either event — en todo/cualquier caso
- at all events — de cualquier modo
- after the event — a posteriori
- it's easy to be wise after the event — es muy fácil criticar a posteriori
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