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(amusement)juego masculinegames of chance and skill — juegos de azar y habilidad / destreza
- Fun and games aside, the lesson is stark and one that should be taken very seriously.
- The same applies when the children are taken out to fun fairs where they have to mount a wide selection of amusement games.
- But few other games really engage the intellect, instead of just the reflexes.
- Doctors and therapists therefore have to invent exercises and games to entertain these patients and stop them from getting frustrated.
- The tiny hidden corridors had played a major part in some of her childhood games.
- Evening entertainment included games of ludo, snakes and ladders and draughts.
- A teddy bears' picnic, games, entertainment and a cake will be laid on for the event on July 16.
- There will be games, amusements and activities for all the family.
- There are many amusing mental games to be played on the bus when bored.
- Villagers baked in the sun while enjoying games, rides and entertainment on the village green on Saturday.
- A host of games and other entertainment activities were laid on around the grounds of the pier and Walking Street.
- Sophie recalled childhood games in the school playground.
- This club provides weekly activities, games and amusement for the youth.
- It will feature a magical wonderland of sculptures, games, attractions and entertainment.
- Val can't say she didn't enjoy the simple acts of childhood games.
- Try these verbal games to engage their minds as well as their bodies.
- This had been a childhood game of theirs - to startle the rider into unseating themselves.
- What will happen when all the childhood games are completed?
- That most basic of childhood games, tag, can now be played on a PC.
- During the week, members of the group are encouraged to open their hearts and minds, and to engage in group activities and games.
1.2(type of sport)deporte masculinethe fight game — el (deporte del) boxeo
- tennis isn't really my game — el tenis no es mi fuerte
- For the most part, hockey is truly a team game in a sports world that sells individuals.
- I didn't do too badly following the game and the rules, thanks mostly to my experience playing softball.
- Earlier this year, the house teams competed in friendly rivalry games of cricket, football and volleyball.
- The guy also is the best blocking receiver in the game and is as competitive as they come.
- You are invited to join in the fun of organising dances, publicity, events, games, competitions and much more.
- It is knowledge of the rules of the game, or knowledge that certain moves that accord with these rules have been made.
- Personally, do you believe that the third umpire concept is workable in a fast game like hockey?
- The sides will meet in a friendly game at the Lakeside Sport and Fitness Club on Saturday.
- They feel that for the good of the game and the competition they need to allow the holder to defend the title.
- Soccer is a winter game, Gaelic football and hurling are summer games.
- It's no secret that much of the game of water polo revolves around the center position.
- The sports complex will have facilities for indoor games including badminton, billiards, and table tennis.
- Those ancient games were real games in which athletes competed for glory and not for money.
- Buddhists celebrate the New Year in March or April with coconut games and pillow fights.
- It's vital that the game evolves to compete with other sports, and these ideas are great.
- If soccer is not your cup of tea, you can switch to the more genteel game of tennis.
- So if you learn a simple tactic it can help with bigger games like netball and basketball and stuff.
- As with all sports, the game has followed a natural progression throughout history.
- A fierce game of beach volley ball had erupted into play between two groups of girls.
- Rugby enthusiasts gave up on the sport after the game was dragged in the mud.
1.3(way of playing)I played my normal game — jugué como de costumbre
2.1(complete match)Sport partido masculinefeminine partidato have a game of chess/cards — jugar una partida de ajedrez/naipes
- The goal is to get familiar with protecting a lead in the final minutes of a game.
- They lost six of their final 10 games and then fell to New Orleans in the playoffs.
- When he cleaned up in the final innings of the game, he was fully vindicated.
- His downfall in the second game came as a result of a half drive with the foot not up to the pitch of the ball.
- The percentage of postseason games in football is notably lower than in other sports.
- There'll be gripping and competitive games of play-off football going on all over Europe next weekend.
- Amazingly there were to be only two further scores in the final period of the game.
- The team didn't play to lose its final games of the season so it could get a higher draft pick.
- They overcame a six and a half-game margin in the final 13 games to pass Philadelphia.
- The final game against York was a clogged up battle with both sides showing fatigue.
- We will just try our hardest and concentrate on our final few games to get the results we need.
- The team must gain some momentum going into the final six games, four of which are at home.
- The umpires were called upon to judge on the fitness of the wicket for play and ruled the game could go ahead.
- We are expecting a very good game this weekend and we are confident of positive results after the game.
- He was scratched for the final six games of the conference finals.
- In the Winter Olympics many ice hockey games were decided by numerical advantages.
- The final game of this series will be played in Birmingham on the December 13.
- The unusual setting and unconventional rules meant the game attracted lots of spectators.
- Six of their final seven games are inside a dome, making winter weather a non-issue.
- Last year, he missed the final six games after he fractured his left fibula.
2.2games plural(competition)juegos masculinethe Olympic Games — las Olimpíadas / Olimpiadas
- the school games — los campeonatos del colegio
2.3gamesBritish schoolmasculine deportesfeminine educación físicagames master — profesor de educación física masculine
- games mistress — profesora de educación física
- After the class she left with a girl friend and was on her way to a games lesson when the boy and one of his friends joined them.
- He said had been at his games lesson for only 15 minutes when the headteacher took him to his office, where police were called.
- The sound of a typical high school games lesson vibrates beneath us, but our gaze is fixed for two, maybe three minutes.
- Children with autism and Asperger's syndrome tend to be clumsy and to struggle with games lessons at school.
- We take them to their games, lessons, etc. but how much do we really interact with them?
- He would not have done so had he not discovered this talent in our games lesson.
3(part)masculine juegofeminine mangaSmith leads by two games to one — Smith gana por dos juegos a uno
- they were one game all — iban empatados / iguales a un juego
- We squeezed all of our remaining 18 games of match play into Wednesday, the day after the attacks.
- In the final game at match point, he played a super shot to save point.
- A side which has already won one game towards the current rubber is said to be vulnerable.
- The Swiss calmly wrapped up the victory on the first of three match points a game later.
- The eighth seed broke him in the third game of the match and from then on broke serve at will.
- A game may be made in more than one deal, such as by scoring 60 and later 40, or it may be scored by making a larger bid and earning 100 or more points in a single deal.
- Each match consists of four games with the points total going towards each team's score.
- Sutton's Dave and Julie were the best couple in both matches winning 27 games in each fixture.
- I could buy two games for my PS1 for the price of one game on the N64.
- The children say they have enjoyed the rewards of their efforts, having used the profits to buy games for the classroom and finance a trip to New Lanark.
- The money was to purchase equipment for the club, including computers, games, furniture and arts and crafts materials.
- I went out to Electronic Arts in Burnaby where a friend works and took advantage of his employee discount to buy some games for my dad.
- Gradually I bought a few more games and even managed to meet a few other players.
- The item I actually went to the shop to buy was a game called ‘Medal of Honour’ for my PC.
- One child wrote to say he would never buy a new game without asking his friends for their views on it.
- I decided to let the pros handle it and I'll forgo buying any new games for a couple of months.
- They bullied their way into my apartment, uploaded the game onto my computer and demanded that I give it a try.
- Many now include editing software with their games, specifically to encourage fans to shoot movies.
- The First Amendment does not force parents into buying these games and systems for their children.
- What's the betting that many of them are adults buying the game for their kids?
- In other words, people aren't buying as many games right now.
- She wasn't up to date on any of the systems and her parents don't let her buy Mature rated games anyway.
- Monopoly is Hasbro's largest selling board game with 1.5m games sold per year.
- The games software alone has an equivalent retail value of £120,000.
- Christmas is coming and the latest games are bringing computers to their knees.
- So they buy the games for their kids without realizing what they're getting.
- This might be a game bought for kids, but you get the feeling that it is their parents who will be playing it most keenly.
- You still need to go out to the store and buy the game - or order it online and wait a few days for it to show up.
5(underhand scheme, ploy)juego masculineto play a game — dejar transcurrir el tiempo
- I know your little game! — ¡ya te conozco el jueguito!
- We can do this, and if we wanted to stigmatize each other, we can all play this game.
- If you want to play this game until you come across some hard evidence, that's up to you.
- He's a pawn in his game, a partner turned prey who has just one day to pick up the street smarts that will get him through.
- This is a very dangerous game because who is to say he will not call their bluff?
- She is deliciously evil as she plots and schemes her power games.
- This is all down to the secret game of politics they are playing.
- She was playing into his game and the plan was supposed to be that he played into hers.
- The governing party, the BJP, has played an apparently clever game in getting to where it is.
- One who thinks or says otherwise indulges in the game of double standards.
- Surely the hunt organisers are not stupid enough to believe that their little game was going to continue forever.
- This was the first move in a complicated and clever double game to return to power.
- I don't plan on playing silly name games with those who plan on regulating speech for our own good.
- Robertson, soulless puppetmaster that he is, says that the plans are just games.
- They're playing a very clever game and that's why we can't see properly what's going on.
- Our game of secret messages is a little one-sided as his referrals don't seem to work properly.
- The intent of the film, however, is not to play clever, reflexive narrative games.
6informal(business, trade)I'm in the publishing/antiques game — estoy metido en el mundo editorial/en el negocio de las antigüedades
- We are new to this game of bidding for sports events, and haven't hosted many.
- Trade and economic growth are positive-sum games, in which there can be winners without losers.
- She is more interested in playing some silly political game than she is about the extra tax that will be imposed.
- Readers might think that only the biggest Indian companies can get into the global takeover game.
- The state can hire in expertise to play the private sector's game, but this simply adds to the expense.
- Now, in the fame game that is modern cooking, Novelli already has a keen advantage.
- The main thing coming into the professional game is that I didn't know where to work or what they were expecting from me.
- Now I'm frequently told that championing manufacturing is yesterday's game.
- It often seems to be about performance, parliamentary games and all that type of nonsense.
- At first it was just a game - buying notional shares and sitting on them.
- Amiable careerists who can avoid making enemies have a definite leg up in this game.
- They will start playing a whole new game when you're saying those things as a Senator.
7(in hunting)caza femininebig game — caza mayor
- game fishing — pesca deportiva
- I trotted slowly through the hunting grounds of our pack and looked for sign of game.
- Nick did not bring extra food because he expected to catch fish or hunt game, but was unsuccessful.
- Slow of foot, but agile of mind, how did he catch the speedy antelope and other game which provided him with his protein?
- The Zambian national parks are considered to have the largest concentration of game in the world.
- They admitted being in a danger area and hunting game without permission.
- It comes on a long rod that a hunter pushes into the ground to hold the bow while the hunter waits for game.
- Sporting shooting of game or clays is a legal pastime enjoyed by many people of all ages and from all social backgrounds.
- If we had nothing from the night before, I'd set off with the crossbow and go hunting small game.
- The browns and tans and whites of poised game can blend with the background foliage.
- Using gas, smoke, poison or other stupefying substances in hunting game is also banned.
- In this way, balance between the numbers of hunters and of game was preserved through the ages.
- There is also evidence in relation to the edges of the lake, evidence of hunting for native game.
- At least a dozen groups of hunters shoot game in this part of the Eastern Rhodopes every year.
- Blunt cone shaped arrow heads made of bone have been found at other sites that were intended to stun or kill small game or birds.
- Home of the Bushmen, the arid reaches of the Kalahari has some spectacularly wild and remote game viewing areas.
- They were very much plant eaters, hunting live game for either the sport or the bones to construct their settlements.
- They ate all their fish and then realized that was it for the day unless they were willing to hunt game.
- This bill would not affect the ability of a person to operate a feeder for purposes other than hunting game.
- Forests were also the home to more animal life, in the form of wild game, than could be found as domesticated livestock.
- Wildflowers are gathered for decoration, fur is worn for its warmth and game is hunted because it tastes good.
- Its flavour goes particularly well with saline flavours: ham, pork, sausages and game.
- In addition to cultivated products, the farmer gathered other food from the wild such as fruits, fish, and game.
- The menu is strong on game and meat dishes, with some interesting savoury ice-cream accompaniments.
- Whisky, seafood, poultry, game and confectionery remain our most popular exports.
- This course could also be game, such as pheasant, wild goat, duck or partridge.
- Served in a sauce with beef, game or shellfish, it can lift the flavour perfectly.
- The seafood and game are excellent, and the staff insist on knowing what you plan to prepare and giving advice.
- Anyone who can tell you how long to hang game, or any meat, unless you are using a butcher's chiller, is either a liar or a prophet.
- For my ingredients I get my fish from the market at North Shields or up at Amble, and my meat and game locally.
- He insists that all the meat is Scottish and the seafood, game, fruit and vegetables are local and delivered each day.
- Foods to avoid include red meat, particularly game, offal, beef, pork and lamb.
- We have not yet taken up the gun but we do have a taste for fresh, wild game, and there is plenty of access to it here.
- The Old Inn at Gairloch is famous for its seafood and game but it is worth holding back to enjoy pudding.
- The main courses are great for those who enjoy a heady selection of game and meat.
- The warning comes after reports of anonymous individuals selling meat and game from vehicles across the county.
- Earlier news reports said the waitress worked in a restaurant that served wild game.
- We have undoubtedly the best beef in the world, our seafood is unbeatable, as are our game, lamb and wild mushrooms.
- They can be magnificent with joints of lamb and beef or game but to be honest, a big plate of pasta is a more common sight on my dinner plate.
- Serfs produced their own wine, ate wild game, raised pigs and chickens, and eked out seasonal vegetables.
- The rest of the carcass can be used to make some game stock for gravy or soup, or freeze the carcass to use later.
1(person/attempt) animosoto be game (for sth/to + inf)
- we're going swimming, are you game? — vamos a nadar ¿te apuntas?
- I'm game if you are — si tú te animas, yo también
- she's game for anything — es pierna para todo
- they could win if they were game for a fight — podrían ganar si estuvieran dispuestos a luchar
- I'm game to try anything once — yo estoy dispuesto a probarlo todo
- Saturday's match saw a good turnout of players eager to get game time prior to the league season.
- Game for a laugh is Denis, but I digress.
- If you want others to be game, you've got to also be game yourself once in a while.
- He was quite game about the issue, and mostly gave straight answers.
1(in gambling, in video games)jugar
- Has there been a big enough paradigm shift in our culture to create a change in gaming?
- The multiplayer mobile gaming service will initially include two games.
- It's a technological marvel and will give computer gaming a whole new meaning.
- That's not dealt with anywhere in any gaming agreement in Canada and that's where we have to lead.
- Watch out for high rollers from the US gaming industry heading for Europe.
- The constant tension in the game is unlike any other experience in gaming today.
- While in high school and college I played the game regularly and, in the groups I gamed with, I often won; certainly well above the statistical expectations for the game.
- You get to feed your computer gaming addiction, plus hang out with your crew.
- Is it a product of the game, or is it a personality type that is predisposed to gaming?
- New gaming laws could also allow bingo clubs to offer other services, such as horse race betting and fruit machines.
- Is the idea of computer gaming tailored to young women fundamentally flawed, or are people just not doing it right?
- Nintendo has been around longer than video gaming and it most likely will stay that way forever.
- Dundee and Los Angeles are not easily confused, but one thing they have in common is excellence in computer gaming.
- Eight artists celebrate the digital playground of games, sounds and the aesthetics of computer gaming.
- Does your gender, in your opinion, affect how you relate to computer gaming?
- It's best to warn you that you can only play this if you're serious about gaming.
- It pleased me to see the diehard's still gaming the next day, at the same table as I had left them the night before.
- Now it is home to the main shopping mall and gaming rooms of the Casino complex.
- Snooker is a bit of a niche market when it comes to console gaming.
- The War Games group gamed the war-plan of the opposing side in order to try out unexpected moves.
- Down below, the regular punters swarm around hundreds of baize gaming tables.
- When the first gaming casino was established on a reserve, a SWAT team took the chief away in chains.
- Building can only begin once the government relaxes gaming laws, which is expected to happen early next year.
- The changes will not yet impact on Northern Ireland gaming laws that still ban casinos.
- Contemporary interests include the phenomenon of fan culture and video gaming.
- All in all, the indications are that the research might tell us something about how the brain behaves when gaming.
- Canada is an important market for the poker group but there are doubts about if the firm's gaming licence is legitimate.
- Even if they do use some fancy mathematical model to value different mortgages, those in Wall Street have long made money by gaming against these models.
- The problem is, such systems can be gamed.
- It's a result of speculators who gamed the system, regulators who looked the other way, lobbyists who bought their way into our government.
- He was gaming the Time magazine most influential person poll.
- Earlier this week FERC sent letters to more than 120 California energy producers ordering them to "admit or deny" that they gamed the market.
- We're trying to take a scalpel and carve out this very small percentage of the people that are gaming the system.
- The Colonel s own assessment, made after gaming all the potentialities, is that a strike on Bushehr and associated targets is almost unavoidable.
- Military analysts have gamed it out.
- Wealth has gamed the system.
- I think they said it was $500 or $600 we were all paying because people were gaming in the bankruptcy system.
- Otherwise candidates and parties would constantly game the system and change the rules, undermining the legitimacy of every election.
- Either solution fails if I'm unscrupulous, and willing to take personal risk by gaming the system.
- The President got gamed by bad information again as that person told Him what he wants to hear.
- Today's scandals, however, indicate that too many public corporations have been gaming the disclosure system, either subtly or brazenly.
- But it is also incumbent upon all of us to insist that nations like Iran and North Korea do not game the system.
- Any manager interested in genuine progress, therefore, monitors the numbers carefully and looks for signs that the system is being gamed.
- But it's fun to hear developers talking about gaming the market as an enriching experience.
- But the truth is, the doc and foreign process has been a problem and has been gamed by the players for years.
- It's the result of speculators who gamed the system, regulators who looked the other way, lobbyists who bought their way into our government.
- That company is a case in point, where they create a "market failure" by gaming the system in their favor.
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