In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(inbound)the area has been closed to incoming traffic — no se permite la entrada de vehículos a la zona
- delays are reported in all incoming services — todos los servicios están llegando con retraso
- the incoming tide — la marea
- incoming mail is sorted downstairs — la correspondencia que se recibe se clasifica abajo
- the secretary takes all incoming calls — la secretaria atiende todas las llamadas
- [ S ]incoming calls only — solo recibe llamadas
- [ S ]no incoming calls — solo llamadas al exterior
- Currently, there are six doctors working in three shifts to screen the incoming passengers.
- We could not say man waves to greet incoming passenger, because that second description gives a particular interpretation to the physical action.
- The incoming energy is processed and compared against known agent spectra.
- Only the 1,566-foot long viaduct carrying the railway line across Morecambe Bay holds its own against the incoming tide - very exciting to watch.
- It is well-known for its treacherous sands and fast-moving incoming tides.
- A licence was finally granted but even then, despite intermittent incidents of raw sewage coming back onto the beach with the incoming tide, work on the project has still been delayed.
- There are presently only 50 stations to process incoming visitors, and that may not be adequate to handle the traffic surge.
- They became trapped by the rapidly incoming tide and eventually drowned as rescue teams - who could hear Stewart Rushton's calls for help - worked in vain to locate them.
- But although his metal detector could be used in water, David, a member of York and District Metal Detecting Club, was soon forced to abandon the search because of the incoming tide.
- Meanwhile, contact remained open, by mobile phone, between the lifeboat crew and the boys who managed to shelter under the cliff and on rocks twelve feet above the raging incoming tide.
- She pointed out Private Iverson's father, with his face pressed up against the glass looking out to the escalator carrying incoming passengers.
- But the boys became trapped by the incoming tide and were forced to cling onto a navigation perch used to guide boats along the treacherous river.
- Juvenile salmon use more than one migration path and sea lice can travel large distances on incoming tides.
- Belief in a ‘new economy’ and ‘new order’ seemed to hold at bay the incoming tide of the chaos school.
- Thirty years on, by now a land artist with a particular interest in labyrinths, he found himself on a beach on Scotland's west coast, using similar skills to construct a work he knew would soon be washed away by the incoming tide.
- In London and the Thames Valley, the Thames Barrier was set to be closed to reduce the impact of the incoming tide on high river levels.
- When carriages and horses took the perilous shortcut from Lancaster to Kendal a number came to grief, sucked under the sands, or overtaken by an incoming tide, racing at the speed of a galloping horse.
- The teenagers had become stranded by the incoming tides and were brought into shore safe and well at about noon yesterday.
- The only motion was that of the incoming tide, stealing smoothly through the forest at one knot.
- In this process, incoming ballast water is spun rapidly to extract denser particles, which are then pumped back into the water outside.
2(about to take office)(principal/administration/president) entrante
- John Pat also commented on the achievements of the club in the past number of years and wished the incoming officers, and the teams every success in the future.
- So the incoming administration should listen carefully to the voice of the junior prosecutors.
- His incoming administration must place top priority on achieving the goal of national harmony and unity, which is vitally necessary to lift the nation into the group of advanced countries.
- With the new incoming administration this is a better time than ever to look at the export opportunities for companies in Yorkshire and Humber
- Any incoming administration would be ill advised to get on my bad side early in the game.
- He wished the incoming officers every success.
- Tom, are we being a little too hard on the incoming administration by saying they're sort of limiting the amount of oxygen for the media?
- The incoming administration will face a difficult set of industrial policy requirements to grow employment and create the wealth upon which so much of its programme will be predicated.
- Billy told the meeting that he was not seeking re-election as Chairperson but wished the incoming officers and committee continued success in the year ahead.
- Kathleen Hosey in her capacity as Federation CDA congratulated the incoming officers in their appointments.
- We would like to thank the outgoing officers and committee for their service during the year and we would like to welcome on board our incoming officers and Committee.
- Wishing the incoming officers all the best she gave a few pointers to help them in their new positions such as good communication between officers and members and that all members be involved in decision making.
- Although he had lost his bid for re-election, Parker legally remained in office until the incoming administration was sworn in.
- As outgoing division president, I give my best wishes to the incoming officers and my gratitude to those who have made my work with the division so rewarding.
- He thanked the players, also those who gave a commitment to their county in 2002, and wished the incoming management of all teams the best of luck in 2003.
- Can this incoming administration, given the narrowly divided Congress, get tax cuts passed without significant Democratic support?
- In particular, major economic organizations and foreign companies have expressed deep concerns on the labor policy proposed by the incoming administration.
- While hopes have faded that the incoming chancellor will have a free hand in driving through economic reforms, O'Neill says that the valuation story remains intact.
- Caden Martin was the student body incoming Treasurer and President of the Debate Club.
- The system was planned only in the sense that we knew how we could help incoming officials, if only they would let us, and we had some sense of how they could help us.
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