In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(act of inviting)invitación feminineto accept/decline an invitation — aceptar/no aceptar una invitación
- thank you for your kind invitation — muchas gracias por su amable invitación
- at the invitation of — por invitación de
- In Tehran I sang and she danced at the invitation of the Shah and Farah Deeba to celebrate the birth of the crown prince.
- The trio came to Bulgaria at the invitation of the Polish Institute in Sofia.
- Open to visitors by invitation only, the week has been planned primarily as a business event.
- Its credo is simple: you should say ‘yes’ to every invitation that comes your way.
- Both visits were at the invitation of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation.
- The next circle was the rest of the loyal audience - party members and supporters, attending by invitation only.
- Membership was by invitation only and restricted to the most promising young men.
- The collection will include some of the cars which completed the London to Brighton race last year and is by invitation only.
- Passi was on a three-day official visit to Denmark at the invitation of his colleague Moeller.
- Breakfast is at the invitation of our attendants - pita bread, olives, hummus, hot tea.
- It would be before the Judiciary Committee in the Senate to make that invitation.
- Di Lullo noted that the board is generally not open and that invitation is required to sit at board meetings.
- Membership to the exclusive European-style restaurant is strictly by invitation only.
- Guests had to hand over any camera phones on the door to maintain the players' privacy and the exclusive party was by invitation only.
- The club has an eclectic international membership and is by invitation only.
- The Prime Minister's office said no invitation was received, something James said is not true.
- Attendance at the school of excellence was by in invitation only, and they only selected players deemed to be elite.
- The service which began at 1pm was made invitation only because of the huge numbers of people who wanted to pay their respects.
- Not all Hyderabad cousins can watch their show for it is on invitation only.
- Admission to tomorrow's 7.30 pm performance at Silsden Town Hall is by invitation only.
2(letter, card)invitación feminine
- He went on to say that another invitation for a meeting was made in February, which again fell on deaf ears.
- Some dishonest employees have even sent out their wedding invitations at the expense of the company.
- Remaining patients were sent written invitations to participate in the study.
- Thence to my Lord Bruncker's by invitation and dined there, and so home.
- There has been a very positive feedback to the initial overseas invitations.
- Places for the event are limited, and invitations must be requested in advance.
- Fontaine said he is pleased Scott responded so quickly to the assembly's invitation.
- Well, I just hate being alone, maybe I will go to a party if there is any invitation.
- All Senior Citizens from Clogh and Moneenroe will receive invitations this week.
- With neither fame nor letters of invitation, they had to ask friends for help.
- One day little sister called and asked me to come over to check the wedding invitations.
- A surprise guest on the night was Santa Claus at the invitation of the parents association.
- Nearing end of queue, security official inspects invitation and notes no texta mark on back.
- Maybe it is time that invitation was again extended to the town councillors.
- You are supposed to accept every invitation which comes your way, in a spirit of communal egalitarianism.
- He gets invitations to write articles for his local paper on the horrors of war.
- Sometimes it is by invitation and sometimes by people coming forward.
- I was brought in at the invitation of the Marr brothers and given a place on the board in return for restructuring the company.
- His brother sent out printed wedding invitations with the auspicious swastika symbol.
- Had we known before, we could have done something about limiting the guest list before sending out invitations.
3(encouragement)(to sth bad) incitación feminine(to sth good) invitación feminine
- In effect, this was an invitation to use the expert testimony well beyond general context and background.
- The car kept interpreting the lightest brush of foot against pedal as an invitation to perform an emergency stop.
- He grinned, taking that as an invitation to enter and pulled a chair over to her bed.
- Teen drivers need to understand that irresponsible driving on the street is simply an invitation to disaster.
- Doors and windows left open during the warm summer weather are an invitation to the opportunist thief.
- On the surface it seems like an open invitation to getting ripped off but in some cases the system can work for people.
- This is no lesson in morality, but an invitation to seduction.
- The application for no case was effectively an invitation to determine the case finally.
- But more than anything else, it is an invitation to the artist in each one of us to test our drawing skills on paper.
- Flimflam is not mere deception but an invitation to be entertained by deception.
- And headliner Nadeem Siddique has welcomed the invitation to attract more female fans.
- Building a house just 100 metres away from the sea is a sure invitation to disaster waiting to happen!
- It is also an invitation to all those bothersome insect pests, which bite and annoy us, to join in on the activities.
- For their part, the Texans were enticed by the invitation to own a piece of the fixed casino that is the UK power market.
- That is because changing the law would not only be an invitation to vigilantism but would run counter to the whole ethos of the common law tradition.
- To be fair, this exhortation is not simply an invitation to be greedy.
- It was an open invitation to be pulled over over by any cop who saw him, which was exactly how he was busted.
- The impasse is an invitation to Ferdinand's suitors to make a bid.
- It was an invitation to his beleaguered opponent, but Hewitt might as well have been meaning the delivery of the championship.
- Any open space, it seemed, carried an invitation to dump something in it.
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