In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(folder) carpeta feminine(box file) clasificador masculine(box file) archivador masculine(for card index) fichero masculine
- His brief case contains many fat pink paper files.
- And then, today, I came across two large box files stuffed with paper copies of the correspondence, all neatly filed in date order.
- In Australia he worked for a time at the sprawling Department of Veterans, one of hundreds silently compiling files which lined acres of wall.
- Some held thin paper files and sniffed importantly.
- As she started humming the tune and pulled out a stack of papers from the only file in her filing cabinet, the phone rang.
- Parker was kind of hidden behind the files when I entered her office.
- She handed him the file she had tucked behind her back.
- He moved a pile of old work papers and case files from off the coffee table and placed his bowl of broth down.
- Files and thus loose documents belonging to files were color coded so I knew which specific stack they were in or which folder they were filed into.
- The admiral pushed the file towards the edge of the desk.
- I pulled out all his drawers, rummaged through his files and papers.
- She found lots of files and other papers, but no keys.
- He took a handful of papers from the file he held, then placed the folder on Tanner's desk.
- If they did not have the required number, they continued selecting files in reverse alphabetic order starting with the letter M.
- The remaining wall was home to a huge bookshelf, with files lining the top and bottom half.
- Preparation of products using recycled items will be the prime focus and the items will include cardboard files, paper cups and bags.
- You can hardly see him behind the files on his Commons desk.
- Her face remained straight, with no emotion and she quickly grabbed her files and moved towards the door to follow the other doctor.
- The last drawer contained a stack full of files and papers.
- The man dropped the files, papers flying out of the folders and floating softly to the ground.
2(collection of documents)archivo masculine(of a particular case) expediente masculine(of a particular case) dossier masculinehe discovered that they were keeping a file on him — descubrió que lo tenían fichado
- to put sth on file — archivar algo
- the information is all on file — toda la información está archivada
- that file's been closed for years — ese caso se cerró hace ya muchos años
- A child or young person can ask to have access to the information in their file.
- The information held in the files is extremely difficult and, in the majority of cases, impossible to reinstate.
- By the time he emerges from school and the armed forces, the ordinary young adult cannot have escaped becoming the subject of at least a dozen personal information files.
- Confidential files allegedly containing detailed information about his visit were found on a London Street.
- If you are declined credit, the lender should provide the main reason for this - whether the decision was based upon a credit score, information held on a credit file or its own policy.
- Parents claim their children were put at risk when a model agency left behind hundreds of files containing photographs and personal details when it moved offices.
- The information revealed in the files was astonishing.
- A number of stories, partly fuelled by the British government's refusal to release all the relevant files, have grown up around Hess and his mission.
- The work involves painstakingly searching through files and financial information looking for wrongdoing.
- The respondent received clients' files from two separate former lawyers and proceeded to work on the case.
- It is the start of a drive towards the collection in one file of all information on you in official data bases, and maybe a few commercial ones, too.
- My information is that the files pertaining to this particular arrest were sitting on the desk of the DPP for some time previously.
- Being newly refurbished, the premises now houses files, books and information on every imaginable topic.
- They found that nearly one-fifth of them still contained sensitive information such as company files and bank-account details.
- The people likely to work in this kind of environment may not value keeping detailed files on who ordered what for the purpose of working out what they might need in six months.
- The ideal for any organisation is that their employees can access all company information, documents or files within seconds - no matter where they are in the world.
3Computingarchivo masculinefichero masculine(before noun) de archivo(before noun) de fichero
- Lastly there's a flaw related to the display of the names of downloaded files.
- Search your computer's files, audio, video, images and emails, and even the Web.
- And they had to figure out what to name the file, before they could close down the computer and head out into the snow.
- Does the company have at least one back-up copy of all data and software files stored at a secure off-site storage location?
- Users will also need special software to play the files on their desktop computers.
1(sort)(letters/papers/index cards) archivarfile this under "pending" — archiva esto en "pendiente"
- file these letters away — archiva estas cartas
- No, that all looked to have been filed away safely in some mental cupboard.
- Customer purchase commitments are recorded in contracts that may be filed away or scanned into an electronic repository; in neither case are the data easy to access.
- She she went straight to her desk and filed the folder in a locked cabinet in her desk.
- The findings did not alter government policy and were simply filed away.
- This allows a GM to easily file the orders for a game in its folder without cutting or, in the case of two games on opposite sides of the same sheet of paper, going to the copy shop.
- Cultural material deemed inappropriate like this Popeye cartoon are filed away in studio vaults, or in many cases just burned.
- If he had given the photos straightaway to a museum or other institution they might have been filed away for years until someone got around to looking at them.
- I file the papers in their eventual home and create a pointer for myself to remind me that there's unfinished business filed away there.
- The completed questionnaires were filed in a secure cabinet.
- He began collecting lists, brochures and catalogues, which he filed away on the top of a cabinet in his large office.
- She finally kissed him on the forehead, and then returned to filing the strewn folders.
- She picked up a bunch of folders from her desk and filed them into a cabinet labelled: ‘Simon’.
- But all he received in return was a polite thank you note while the piece was quietly filed away in the orchestra's library.
- His office was neat and tidy, his papers neatly stacked on his desk, or filed away in cabinets.
- This will be filed away by Portugal in the same category as England's win over Paraguay: job done.
- This latest roll call of grand-slam winners is unlikely to be filed away among the classics, all of them celebrating only their first major title.
- Presently, raw data from most research are likely to be filed away or lost in the depths of a hard disk once the paper is published.
- Pre-election promises, such as the reintroduction of wealth tax and taxation of trading profits, have been filed away.
- She shrugged the thought and continued filing the folders in the metal cabinet.
- Once users have downloaded what they want, they apparently annotate it and file it in filing cabinets and folders just as they always did.
2(submit)(application) presentar(tax return/complaint/charges) presentarto file a suit — presentar / entablar una demanda
- Six of the companies also filed a parallel suit in Germany.
- Provided the certificate is filed within 7 days you can have a public funding assessment.
- Out of 6,250 applications that were filed for legal assistance with the foundation, 3,843 were approved.
- Ms. Conner is now divorced and her nursing home has filed for bankruptcy protection.
- In December, charges were filed against the women who testified.
- These applications were filed in the appeals court and during the hearing it was not allowed as evidence.
- No charges were ever filed against the accountant.
- Bored with his career and bland, conservative nature, Miriam has already filed for divorce.
- I had never been told before this that they had even already filed for divorce.
- A class-action suit was recently filed by lawyers for the homeless who had been improperly denied their benefits.
- In early 2002 the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US.
- They are referred to in the submissions filed in support of this application.
- The company has just filed for bankruptcy with debts of over £169.7 million.
- The applicant filed an application for judicial review, but it was dismissed by consent.
- Does your client not have any copies of any of the process or other documents that have been filed or orders made?
- Paperwork was filed today with the court, saying he is no longer representing Jackson.
- The state government challenged the magistrate's order by filing a petition in the Bombay high court.
- After charges were filed, federal authorities began to look for the defendant.
- The special leave application filed by the applicant certainly cannot be regarded as hopeless.
- But it sounds like Rifkin originally filed this patent in order to challenge the idea of patenting living materials.
- See, I've worked in journalism for the last seventy-eight years, ever since the usual way a reporter would file a story was by telegram.
- It was the sound of frustrated and exhausted BBC Radio 4 reporter Michael Buchanan struggling to file his story for yesterday's Today programme.
- Even wire service reporters cannot beat them because the former must file copy to a news desk before it is published.
- Three or four trained reporters can work around that because they've trained to file stories.
- But because our writers are already filing timely stories that won't hold, we've decided to launch without having in place every single piece.
- I talked to that reporter before they went to file the story.
- The News Editor then ensures all the stories are filed by deadline so they can go to the sub-editors.
- Nine organizations and four individual journalists filed a federal suit in New York, seeking an injunction against enforcement of restrictions on movement.
- The Birmingham News's senior political reporter filed this report.
- I've since picked it up, done additional reporting and filed my story.
- Paul Reynolds, their crime correspondent filed a report at lunchtime about the arrest of the suspect and the mistress.
- Newspaper and television reporters filed dozens of stories from the scene of the fire.
- The intrepid reporters have filed stories from around the world, including Tokyo, Montreal and Alberquerque, New Mexico.
- It does not require, to meet Dr. Ink's standards, that the reporter file the story from that place.
- And even then it's mostly a problem for reporters, who get fed up of filing the same story.
- You want to stay on, filing stories destined for front pages.
- Both the reporter and I needed to file stories at the top of the hour, so the interview was uniquely direct and productive.
- Every daily reporter will file something from the news conference.
- Most of the print reporters were heading back to file their stories.
- One reporter filed a statement that there were over one thousand people in the march.
1Lawto file for divorce/damages — presentar una demanda de divorcio/por daños y perjuicios
1(line)fila femininein single / Indian file — en fila india
- It's all too clear: it's not the visionaries but rather the pragmatics that are standing in file.
- ‘There,’ she said softly, and a moment later, saw a dark file of flying shapes appear.
- Aside from a few occasions, we rode in file, all strung out, from the start until Pradollano.
- He walked off to a corridor out of the landing bay with the lead general at his side and the other two in file behind them.
- They line nine men up in a file, one behind the other.
1(walk in line)they filed out of/into the room — salieron de/entraron en la habitación en fila
- the crowd filed past the tomb — la multitud desfiló ante la tumba
- The group filed out, and one of them slammed the door shut, ‘What did they want with us?’
- They all filed out of the room and stopped just outside the door.
- The group filed out of the recording booth and into the room.
- A few seconds passed and the group filed to the back of the shuttle.
- The group all filed into each of the rooms, which Jim presumed were identical.
- Fingers were crossed and prayers said as the group filed back into their seats.
- The group filed out of the room, Cheryl and Tim staying a moment behind.
- There was a beep as an elevator door opened, and a group of people filed out.
- He gently placed a kiss on her forehead and walked out with the medics filing out behind him.
- As the rest of the Training Center filed out, I walked up onto the stage and behind the curtain.
- The movie was soon over and the group filed out of the cinema.
- The mourners filed out of the church.
- The group slowly filed into the small cell, circling the block in quiet reverence.
- At the funeral they were filing past the open coffin to pay their respects.
- She glanced out the window, and saw the group filing down the path a few stories down.
- The mostly middle-aged crowd from labour unions and peace groups filed behind a truck with speakers blasting, ‘Power to the People’.
- He looked over to one of the hallways leading into the dining hall and saw a large group of people filing in through the doors.
- Sarah's two groupies filed in behind her, both had their own individual walks but they would all be classified in the same category.
- The guys all filed out of the room until it was just the two of them.
- The group filed out of the classroom and made their way downstairs to the locker rooms.
- Fine-toothed files shaped tangs on both barrels, one stroke at a time.
- Sandersons was situated on the Cutlery Road and was involved in the production of tools, saws, files etc.
- It would be impossible to etch checkering like this with a hand file because the area you'd want to checker is surrounded by stuff you just don't want to cut.
- The exception would be the use of a hacksaw with a fine toothed blade to cut it to length and a metal file to smooth out the roughness.
- Use a smooth file or sanding block to take off the sharp edge with a few shear strokes (down and along the edge simultaneously).
- He would also have punches with which to make holes, shears for cutting sheet metal and files for smoothing the metal.
- Basic Fitting was a course designed to equip graduates with the skills required to use metals tools, drills, files and the like.
- Maintain the existing angle on the blade, and sharpen with a smooth pass with the file.
- The facility is filled with workbenches bearing tool boxes loaded with files, stones, scrapers and reamers.
1(corner/metal/bar) limarto file one's nails — limarse las uñas
1(grind with file)he filed through the bars of his cell — limó los barrotes de la celda
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.