In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1masculine grupo(visit/discussion) en grupo(portrait) de conjuntoin groups of three — en grupos de tres
- to form a group — (physically) agruparse
- a consumers'/women's group — una asociación / agrupación de consumidores/mujeres
- a feminist/gay group — un colectivo / una agrupación feminista/gay
- group booking — reserva de grupo
- group photo — foto de grupo
- We hope people will join together with family and friends, clubs and organisations to form groups to raise the money.
- Reading circles resemble college seminar groups except they are organized by participants.
- The big unanswered question: who benefits from largesse - interest groups or the common voter?
- Aid organisations and campaign groups, however, were less enthusiastic.
- These were groups organized to write letters to the editors of newspapers.
- It is small band of guerrillas without heavy artillery or any armor, organized in small groups.
- They range from individual registrants to private organisations, community groups and schools.
- Ten minutes later, we were organized into groups, and sent outside into the inviting rain.
- A host of groups and organisations have pledged to continue their support to reach the new target.
- Posters and entry forms were distributed to all schools, community groups, businesses and commercial outlets.
- Somewhere along the middle of this continuum lies self help groups and organizations.
- Both groups come together to share workshops, intensive training and performances.
- Women were organised into groups and group leaders were appointed.
- Money left over is to go towards a new parish council noticeboard and the remainder will be shared among local groups.
- We need to form a progressive coalition that includes the religious groups sharing our morality.
- When another publisher picked up the book and the controversy, feminist groups attempted to organise a boycott.
- I will certainly be contacting them and I hope to enlist the help of other disabled groups and organisations to protest against the ban.
- Your efforts to include many groups and organisations are excellent.
- For once the onus has not been placed solely on women's groups and non-governmental organisations.
- Youth clubs, after-school groups and organisations such as Scouts and Guides would be among those to benefit.
1.2Musicgrupo masculineconjunto masculinea pop/rock group — un grupo pop/de rock
- The interaction between the rhythm section and the rest of the group is beauteous to behold.
- Sharing the bill with The Beatles were the somewhat-overlooked group The Briarwoods.
- Space permits only a brief comparison here of the group singing of the Beatles and that of the girl groups.
- Rock'n'roll groups appeared on bills along with trad groups and pop singers - even some modern jazz made it into the charts.
- We're only influenced by two groups and that's the Beatles and the Stones.
- Lonnie equips his quartet with the dynamics of a big band while retaining the intimacy of a small group.
- Are they a natural conclusion to what the girl-led indie groups of the mid 90's didn't finish?
- It is yet another landmark in the career of one of soul music's greatest groups.
- On the evidence of this album, the group appear in complete and remarkable control of their art.
- Robert is joined by Vincent Courtois on cello and Cyril Atef on drums in a chamber jazz group of the highest order.
- Just don't expect it to sound like his old indie group, or much else for that matter.
- Now I know the purpose of this series is not to turn the two groups concerned against each other in some sonic battle royale.
- They are imitating the complex dance steps and hand jives that the group perform in their videos.
- Musically, the group captures a pressing sense of urgency devoid of anything trite or gimmicky.
- American observers have noted this ethnic diversity in rap groups in France.
- One of the most influential British indie groups of recent years have announced they are to split.
- The three groups represented on this album feature the ultimate in the sound and soul of brass band music.
- The album opens with the group's trademark sound in full effect.
- The group put on a frantic performance during a set that stretched into the night.
- Well ya gotta hand it to this super group for hammering together a release to be proud of.
2.1(of things)grupo masculine
- He also feared for the safety of other pupils when the boy ran towards a group leaving the class, on May 17 last year.
- Therefore tomato plants should be gathered in groups of 6 on either side of the front gate.
- The typical kind of call outs we are getting involve groups of youths gathering together.
- I used to take yoga classes, and group fitness classes, but that has fallen by the way side for the moment.
- This is the third year we have gathered together a group of friends to meet at Burke's Canoes in Forestville.
- As they approached the group of men gathered round her tents, she screamed in horror.
- We stood on the corner of one of the back roads when we were approached by a group of young boys aged about 10 to 12.
- He divided twenty-four of the plants into six initial groups of four, in order of size as estimated by eye.
- A group of maids had gathered together and were giggling and laughing over some unknown joke.
- The location of a taxi rank in the centre of town would lead to trouble, with large groups of people gathering together.
- One copy of this gene occurs in angiosperms, but two copies occur in the other four seed plant groups.
- To do this, push together chairs, stools and ottomans so small groups can gather.
- The extent of this clustering was similar in all four social class groups.
- Stars are not scattered randomly through space, they are gathered together into vast groups known as galaxies.
- You go to classes all day long and take notes and participate in group discussions.
- The sheets would be cut to approximate size, then they would be gathered into groups of three or four, folded in half and trimmed to the correct size.
- The four classes of protected groups are not defined, nor are criteria for their definition provided.
- To find answers this programme gathered together a group of eminent people from a variety of backgrounds.
- They tend to gather in groups and take short flights out to sea and back in again, practising for their long journey back out onto the ocean.
- Some walkers warned a group of four boys to get off the frozen river at Water End.
2.2(class, division)grupo masculine
3.1Businessgrupo masculinebefore noun group company — colateral feminine
- We start with a joint session between the contracts and commercial law groups.
- Far be it from me to encourage you to buy a newspaper produced by another group.
- The promotion is the first time Scotland's seven major newspaper publishing groups have collaborated on marketing.
- Commercial groups or individuals will continue to pay for the use of the facility as before.
- Some general practitioners have moved from group to chain ownership of practice premises.
- Many official bodies and commercial groups regard stickers and pasted posters as closely related to graffiti.
- He pointed out that the group has a building contract and has also obtained planning permission.
- The syndicate will allow groups to find large commercial units with multi tenancies in prime locations.
4.1(of elements)grupo masculine
- Ramsay realized that argon and helium might be members of a hitherto unsuspected new group in the Periodic Table.
4.2(radical)grupo masculinean ethyl group — un grupo etílico
- He was the first to give a proof that the Galois group is closed under multiplication.
- He studied primitive permutation groups and proved a finiteness theorem.
- Netto made major steps towards abstract group theory when he combined permutation group results and groups in number theory.
- Although Galois had used groups extensively throughout his paper on equations, he had not given a definition.
- One of the areas which his work took him into was infinite permutation groups.
1agruparthe students grouped themselves around the table — los estudiantes se agruparon alrededor de la mesa
- these cases can be grouped together — estos casos pueden ponerse en un mismo grupo
1to group around sth/sb — agruparse / formar un grupo alrededor de / en torno a algo/algn
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