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(entail, comprise)suponerhow much work/time would it involve? — ¿cuánto trabajo/tiempo supondría?
- this change will involve a lot of extra work — este cambio va a significar / suponer mucho trabajo extra
- what exactly does your work involve? — ¿en qué consiste exactamente tu trabajo?
- what's involved here is a matter of principle — se trata de una cuestión de principios
- whenever there's money involved — siempre que hay dinero de por medio
- Liz was a management consultant, a job which involved a great deal of travel, particularly to the United States.
- Kniffin adds that he hopes these findings may encourage the consumers of this information to rethink the value of cosmetic surgery, especially if it involves risk.
- Conceivably, any job involving high levels of interpersonal contact may lead to burnout.
- I am not aware of having injured my back but my job does involve occasional lifting and bending.
- Several factors are involved, including increasing drink prices and the ban on smoking in bars.
- It can involve a lot of hassle and it is our job as a company to take the pain out of the process.
- Sarah has been working at West Mid for the past 13 years and her job involves a variety of tasks.
- Both burials appear to have involved ceremonies which included setting fires and placing offerings.
- A lot of it involved going around the globe looking for cataloguing details of various books.
- This result does not involve any unconstitutional border crossing by the court.
- He drives a lorry and one of his jobs involves taking stuff people put in recycling bins.
- This will involve full assessment, usually including an X-ray of the affected leg.
- Economic integration involves links between the economies of a group of countries.
- Payment of a penalty involves no admission of guilt or record of criminal conviction.
- He has recently gained a promotion and his new job will involve no overseas travel.
- So she has embarked on three jobs involving working seven days a week and some evenings in order to find the cash.
- It was a workload which included every aspect of the job and even involved coverage of sport.
- Yet at Tynecastle he knows his first job will involve the hand of friendship, not the iron fist.
- This exercise has necessarily involved a piecemeal analysis of the factual and expert evidence.
- Ian thinks being an estate agent is not a nine to five job and the work involves long hours and weekends.
1.2(affect, concern)where national security is involved … — cuando se trata de la seguridad nacional …
- don't you realize it's my reputation that's involved here? — ¿no te das cuenta de que es mi reputación lo que está en juego?
2to involve sb in sth/-ing — implicar / involucrar a algn en algo
- they tried to involve her in the scandal — trataron de implicarla / involucrarla en el escándalo
- we try to involve as many people as possible in decision making — tratamos de darle participación al mayor número de gente posible en la toma de decisiones
- he doesn't involve himself in the day-to-day running of the business — no toma parte en la gestión diaria del negocio
- don't try to involve me in your problems/schemes — no intentes mezclarme en tus problemas/planes
- Ivanov also rejected allegations that he was involved in criminal activities.
- In a statement he claimed that Majid is deeply involved in the militancy activities.
- Do you often find yourself involved in a situation without having planned it at all?
- This could apply even if the individual is involved in commercial activities abroad.
- He admitted to have been involved in shooting activities but he said he never bought any of his own.
- I do remember that my sister and I were involved in somewhat questionable activities.
- He fell into fast company and before long, found himself involved in illegal activities.
- Over the years, the inmates have been involved in other activities as well.
- By contrast, Iris reveals an apparent indifference to the grisly activities she is involved in.
- Those of us who were involved in these activities in the Vietnam War era know that this will work.
- I mean the club certainly makes enough money without having to be involved in such activities.
- He was wheeled up from Casualty under Police guard, as he was alleged to be involved in criminal activity.
- It might be an individual or a local farmers group or a religious or community group which is involved in the activity.
- So it was like a small number of people who are involved in this terrorist activity.
- We were both involved in activities at church and we were thrust together more often then not.
- That can be difficult, particularly if the parent has been involved in difficult domestic situations.
- Helen was a very quiet and gently person and was deeply involved in parish activities.
- According to evidence gathered by police and immigration officers, many had been involved in criminal activity.
- She made false allegations to police that they were involved in criminal activity and she also claimed he had threatened to kill her.
- He said the individuals who were involved in these activities had to stop before lives were lost.
3involved past participle
3.1to be/get involved in sth
- I was involved in an accident last year — el año pasado me vi envuelto en un accidente
- whenever there's an argument in the family, he has to get involved — siempre que hay una pelea en la familia, él tiene que meterse
- several high-ranking officials were involved in the affair — había varios oficiales de alto rango implicados en el asunto
- to be/get involved with sb/sth
- the people you're involved with — la gente con la que andas metido / mezclado
- how did you get involved with people like them? — ¿cómo te mezclaste con gente de esa calaña?
3.2to be involved in sth — estar ocupado con algo
- to be/get involved with sb/sth — estar dedicado/dedicarse a algn/algo
- he's very involved with his new show at the moment — en este momento está muy dedicado a / muy ocupado con su nuevo espectáculo
- Philip Hendry had been involved in local politics almost since the time Jill and I came to Bedford thirty years ago.
- But it was always the statistics that made it clear to me why I was involved in the politics of it all.
- They have had families and know what it's like being involved in politics.
- Bishops, priests and nuns, both Rwandese and foreign, were involved in Rwanda's politics.
- He's never been involved in the drugs scene at all and he's not a drug user himself.
- I know that when I was at school I was involved in lots of sports and when I left everything stopped.
- She added that her daughter was clean living and that there was no suggestion she was involved in the drug scene.
- Farr-Jones now lives and works in Sydney, where he is also involved in local politics.
- Prior to the criminalisation of cocaine and opium, organised crime had no reason to be involved in the drugs trade.
- They tell the rebels they cannot be involved in the politics of our country.
- She says she knew Danny was involved in drugs, lured into dealing at a young age by the designer clothes and money which came with it.
- Police believe the change will help them track aggressive beggars and those who might be involved in more serious crime.
- I'm not smart enough to do crossword puzzles, so I'm very involved in the politics and governance of this place.
- I would impose restrictions on those suspected of being involved in organised crime.
- He was heavily involved in medical politics, and served on several committees.
- Doubt I would have been involved in politics if I had been around then.
- He is involved in a lot of things in South Africa such as the Black Economic Improvement Movement.
- Chamberlain was suddenly thrust into a position which required him to be involved in European politics.
- It's not considered uncool or in some way shifty to be involved in politics, which is probably a healthy thing.
- Out political leaders seem to be drawing up a list of people and principles that shouldn't be involved in politics.
3.3(emotionally)to be/get involved with sb
- she's involved with a married man — tiene un enredo con un hombre casado
- she doesn't want to get too involved with him — no quiere llegar a una relación muy seria con él
- He said his wife had loved being involved with people and with the community.
- Few of the women he was involved with seem to bear him a lasting grudge, however - or to have minded his eccentric, hobo ways.
- They did not want to be involved with me in a romantic relationship.
- The people that's been involved with that sort of situation in the past.
- She estimates that most of us are emotionally involved with five or six old loves at the same time.
- These findings indicate that we had been successful in recruiting people who were closely involved with the dying patient.
- She also wrote in what must have seemed at the time in an unwomanly way, not being emotionally involved with her characters.
- Is it different when you are emotionally involved with the person you are producing?
- 100 pages into a book, you should be emotionally involved with the characters to some extent.
- How many of those have you been personally involved with or have first hand information about?
- I think actors and people who are involved with a lifelong commitment understand that you have to fail sometimes.
- But if you can be friends with people you got involved with emotionally, that's got to be better than not.
- Some have suggested she was a lesbian but, says Jack ‘she loved men and was involved with them’.
- I have never knowingly had a friend who was sexually involved with a married man.
- I mean these are a great bunch of people, very talented people to be involved with.
- This is the first time that he has been involved with such an emotional and grand project.
- Possibly, when Amber takes the stand as to why she was involved with a married man.
- The people I'm involved with seem really inspired by the music, which isn't easy to find.
- Louie wasn't able to drive it, but he lived his dream in bringing up his brother and the other people he's been involved with.
- Anyway, I am about the last person who should be emotionally involved with anyone right now.
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