In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(advise)informarinformarnotificarsomebody informed the police — alguien informó a la policía
- to keep sb informed — mantener a algn informado / al corriente
- he must be informed at once — hay que avisarle / informarle inmediatamente
- we were not merely entertained but informed — no fue solo entretenido sino que también instructivo
- to inform sb of/about sth
- we've not yet been informed of any change of plan — todavía no se nos ha comunicado ningún cambio de plan
- its aim is to inform people about / of the dangers of pollution — tiene por objeto informar (al público) sobre los peligros de la contaminación
- to inform sb that — informarle a algn que
- I'm reliably informed that … — me informan de buena fuente que …
- Yet all too often, as we are informed, ‘so-called fact comes with its accompanying bias’.
- I was a little surprised to say the least when I was informed of that fact at the weekend.
- If someone leaves a comment on one of your posts, you are sent an e-mail informing you of this fact, and containing the comment.
- Subsequently I was informed that in fact it was not a water spout.
- As a matter of fact, she was petrified of people informing her of things she had done wrong, even if it came with suggestions on how to improve.
- The big names of the boxing media were actually dialed into the press conference - the moderator informed me of this fact.
- I am informed that in fact the net tax burden is 32 percent of GDP excluding rates, or 34 percent including rates.
- He was so happy to see me, and while we were all watching television, he informed me of something.
- In fact, he informed me that he was preparing to put this child on an indefinite suspension from school.
- This was a fact I informed her of as I emerged from the bathroom clutching a towel around me and dripping all over the maroon threadbare carpet.
- In fact we are reliably informed that Burnby Hall Gardens at Pocklington had never seen anything like it.
- Your last note acknowledges this fact and informs us that you therefore intend to sell your inventory to a third party and claim damages against us.
- This fact informs us she in on the same page with today's major theatrical innovators.
- He asked if the Baron had informed me of this fact.
- He recycles the allegation as though it were fact, without informing us who the ‘critics’ are.
- England, the discerning television pundits informed us, brought only two genuine world class players to this World Cup.
- In fact I was informed that the people of the area, not just the parents, had the same claim on the school as the Department.
- His empathy had not informed him of the fact that she was staring at him, though.
- We could book our place on the lake and would have a guaranteed swim for the night; in fact we were informed that only six people were allowed to fish at night at any one time.
- I am informed that in fact it is all explained, you just have to hunt for it.
2formal(permeate, shape)informar formal
- We have found that acquiring developmental knowledge informs every aspect of one's work with a case.
- Evidence based care should be informed by the best quality evidence for the effect of interventions on clinically important longer term outcomes
- Whilst there are a number of subplots, they all inform on the main one and give the story a far wider, more epic feel than it would normally have.
- As such, these works serve as a convincing proof of principle and have informed our own approach to the problem of dominance evolution.
- In my case early experiences undoubtedly affected my motivation to engage in homelessness research, as well as informing the nature and quality of my fieldwork.
- New development needs to be informed by the principles of urbanism.
- Our local actions should be informed by three global principles.
- But you do eventually use the same principles as those informing the law - justice, fairness, equity.
- Pinter has taken the analytical and oppositional qualities that informed his full-length plays and continues to apply them to every aspect of his work.
- It identifies two periods of advocacy for an agricultural system informed by the principles of ecology.
- These pervasive and at times contradictory demands informed the salient qualities of his pictures.
- This makes me wonder about the areas of Helena's life which are not informed by principles.
- This is a gross departure from principles that have informed our constitutional and ordinary criminal law for centuries.
- In the 19th century this quality informed the work of great English romantics.
- Religion can inform every aspect of a person's life, including politics, and this, I think, is not a bad thing.
- In our submission, it is a legal concept informed by economic principle.
- It seems advisable that hypothesizing would be informed by principles of curiosity and empowerment, instead of by principles of power and certainty.
- We hope that a similar set of capacities and principles will inform future editorials.
- Narrative analysis allows for the presentation of students' perceptions in a format that informs such development.
- The writing in Mapping is top quality because it is informed by design experience.
1to inform on / against sb — delatar / denunciar a algn
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