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 words)(surprise/view) expresarwords cannot express what I felt — no puedo expresar con palabras lo que sentí
- I am very sorry to see that using words to express thoughts should be considered criminal.
- I am trying to find the right words that would express my feelings in an intelligent, courteous manner.
- I remember being so frustrated at not having the words to express my feeling of loss.
- Again, I do not have the words to understand nor express the feelings and emotions you have endured since this began.
- Ministers and officials have privately expressed the view that a bird flu pandemic poses a greater threat than terrorism.
- As both a teacher and parent I concur with the sentiments expressed in the article concerning school exams.
- The remaining 32 participants expressed varying degrees of negative feelings about how society views them.
- And there's hundreds of other people who've also expressed their condolences.
- Things were not uncomplicated and she could not freely express what she felt for her Prince.
- Be sympathetic and ready to listen - when your child's upset, explain to him how to express negative feelings using words.
- I share the disappointment expressed by other members.
- Respondents expressed dissatisfaction with public services from schools to transit.
- Action and feeling are expressed through gesture and movement, the meaning of which is usually very clear.
- "We live in a free society where we can openly express our opinions," Owens said.
- I have only 600 words with which to express my thoughts and feelings about Lady Sofia, as I like to call the capital city, and Bulgaria in general.
- One common perception expressed by the workshop participants is that many people resist new approaches or ideas.
- Children have to be taught that when they are angry, or just want something, they should not bite, kick, or hit, but rather express their feelings through words.
- The committee members also expressed their appreciation of the work carried out by the staff in St. Finan's.
- Disappointment was expressed at the meeting about the poor response to the branches survey from the young people.
- Still, I continue to hear from people who express their gratitude for my work here.
1.2(without words)expresarher face expressed blank amazement — su rostro expresó estupor
2formal(squeeze out)(juice) exprimir(milk/nursing mother) sacarse
1.1(train) expreso(train) rápido
2(delivery/letter) exprés(delivery/letter) urgente
1por correo expréspor correo expreso
1also express trainexpreso masculinerápido masculine
- The maglev train from Shanghai to Pudong airport is already in service, but it looks like the planned Beijing-Shanghai maglev express is a non-starter.
- An all-stops service to Perth Central takes 23 minutes and a partial express 21 minutes.
- At regular station stops, since no express was working on weekends, plenty of time was available to get off and explore the sights in the small eastern towns.
- On Monday morning, I added the Sacramento-San Jose Amtrak express to my list of trains which I've boarded barely before they left the platform.
- He could easily see the man in front of him standing behind the counter at a general store or working as a dispatcher for the local express.
- Travel between Wellington and Auckland was on the 3 pm express and the 7 pm limited.
- The car was hit by a passenger express which derailed and then collided with a fully-laden coal train.
- A Newcastle-Kings Cross express hit the car and ploughed into a northbound coal train.
- We made just 3 stops, and than shot down the middle track as an express all the way to Downer's Grove.
- She brilliantly reshapes his stories of taxi drivers into her own account of young backpackers aboard a Paris-Amsterdam night express.
- The goods train which crashed into a 125 mph passenger express in the disaster was running 20 minutes early.
- You take an express and then you change and you take a local.
- This wasn't the usual daily chaos of ScotRail, this was an Amtrak express leaving Penn Station.
- After his last train journey, the 4 hour late express to Glasgow 3 years ago, Alfie had resolved to put his iron horse tribulations behind him.
- The disaster happened after a Land Rover and trailer came off the M62 on to the line and was hit by a Newcastle-King's Cross express which then collided with a northbound goods train.
- One new train will be an express from the border to the financial district.
- He doesn't actually stand on station platforms making copious notes of numbers emblazoned on the side of the 1820 Clacton express, but he does take photographs of trains.
- The news website has plenty of links and commentary on the death of the maglev express here.
- It is not known how long his car had been on the track, but the express took 39 seconds to get to the point of impact after triggering the barrier further up the line.
- She was aboard the Thames train from Paddington which was hit by the Great Western express.
2also express bus" or British "express coachdirecto masculine
1(send quickly)(mail/package) mandar por correo exprés(package/mail) enviar por correo exprés(mail/package) mandar por correo expreso(mail/package) enviar por correo expreso
1(specific)(intention/wish) expreso(intention/wish) explícito
- When the President acts pursuant to an express or implied authorization of Congress, his authority is at its maximum.
- This order can also be justified by the patient's express wish that resuscitation not be attempted.
- There is an express, an explicit, authorisation for another member, with the consent of the member lodging the question to do that on his or her behalf.
- They negotiated a cease-fire unknown to officials and against the express wishes of the civilian neocons in charge of the Pentagon.
- Thus the Letter contained no express reference to the River Moorings.
- There are so many that one of the gallery's express wishes behind mounting the exhibition takes on a secondary importance.
- There is no express reference to tort in the subsection.
- The text may reveal the intention either by implication or by express declaration.
- Breach of express or implied warranty is a theory in contract law.
- So people may have given you express consent by subscribing to something or requesting something.
- My counter complaint is that my right to privacy was violated when these women looked at my computer screen without my express or implied permission.
- I accept, I should say, that it is possible for the terms of a policy by express language to be clearer than this term as to what its intended effect should be.
- Once again, without any democratic discussion, the government is proceeding against the express wishes of the British people by resort to lies and evasions.
- One general guideline is not to work spells for anyone without their express consent.
- Issues will be presented in this column only with the express permission of the member.
- The entire political elite has become divorced from and hostile to the express wishes of the electorate they are supposed to represent.
- This includes touching or entering any unattended vehicle without the express permission of the owner.
- The bill does not contain an express provision regulating the prescription of medical devices.
- At Paragraph 17-003 of the book, it is stated that a bare licence may be express or implied.
- The rules apply to powers to accumulate whether they are express or implied.
- They can't be convicted contrary to an express constitutional provision.
- All that the oral evidence of the witness did was to confirm what was express or implied in her written statement.
- That authority may be either actual or apparent, and it may be express, implied, usual or ostensible.
- Herman had then let them off for the rest of the day with express wishes to see Cecil again the next day.
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