In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(subject discussed)tema masculinecuestión feminineasunto masculineshe was trying to evade the issue — estaba tratando de escaparse por la tangente
- to face the issue — enfrentarse al / afrontar el problema
- let's not cloud / confuse / fog the issue — no nos vayamos por la tangente
- we are campaigning on the issues — nuestra campaña se centra en los problemas que hay que resolver
- at issue
- the matter at issue is ... — de lo que se trata es de ...
- his probity is/is not at issue — su probidad está/no está en tela de juicio
- they had been at issue over the matter for months — llevaban meses discutiendo el asunto
- to join issue with sb — enfrentarse con algn
- to make an issue of sth
- she has made a feminist issue of it — lo ha convertido en una cuestión feminista
- I don't want to make an issue of it but ... — no quiero insistir demasiado sobre el tema pero ...
- to take issue with sb/sth — discrepar / disentir de / con algn/en / de algo
- I feel I must take issue with you on that point — creo que debo discrepar de / con usted en ese punto
- No amount of appeals to the government for education reforms will resolve the fundamental issues at stake.
- Will reputation networks solve all the safety issues relating to online dating?
- For at its heart this election has highlighted the thorny, divisive issue of what that flag stands for.
- The present research was designed to explore substantive issues relating to levels of burnout among New Zealand primary school teachers.
- I also wonder: would there be privacy issues associated with public perusal of the tapes?
- Learn the key environmental issues facing this premier tourist destination from local guides and activists.
- By night he's a singer and stand-up comic who uses bad language and tackles controversial social issues.
- We will now have to consider critical issues affecting the attitudes and temperament of our young boys.
- Let's talk about some other sensitive issues on your agenda.
- The issues which arise are issues of principle; they turn on no contested facts.
- Money was definitely the issue in this case.
- The news seems to be dominated by issues of race this morning.
- Deploying isolated tactical security products will not solve the complex security issues facing tomorrow's Internet community.
- Resolving the abduction issue is an urgent matter.
- What do you think are the most important issues in this campaign?
- If you were a Georgetown student, would you feel free to debate controversial issues related to sexual orientation?
- They handle very sensitive issues dealing with national security.
- And scientific progress is a force that's apt to create, rather than solve, thorny ethical issues.
- Members have a right to debate these contentious issues thoroughly.
- The others each brought some insight about this critical issue from their own perspectives and from their own specialist areas.
- On other key policy issues, opinions were less divided.
2(problem)problema masculineto have an issue issue with sth — tener problemas con algo
3.1feminine expediciónmasculine préstamofeminine ventafeminine expediciónmasculine repartothe date/place/office of issue — la fecha/el lugar/la oficina de expedición
- his trousers were regulation issue — sus pantalones eran los reglamentarios
- Several tours and issues have come since, with distribution going right across the country.
- Later, consideration will be given to making it part of the initial free issue of uniform made to new entrants.
- One of the editorial board told Socialist Worker that it is on course for 9,000 sales of its latest issue.
- See update on the team's progress in the Aghamore notes in this week's issue.
- As this issue of Imprint is distributed, it is the last day of classes for the winter 2004 term.
- The President of the SPCA did so at once, but to date that response has not appeared in any issue.
- The full list of winners is published on our sports pages in this week's issue.
- Sports Illustrated will publish its world-famous swimsuit issue next month.
- The downside is that sometimes you end up publishing a very thin issue as was the case February.
- Due to computer problems the local notes were not included in last week's issue of the Western People.
- The Legislature had in mind such transactions as the transfer and sale and issue of securities.
- New insights on this key issue have been provided by three articles published in this issue.
- The two most important clauses for the purposes of the preliminary issue were clauses 4 and 13.
- In next month's issue of Vogue magazine Parker claims that she may move to Ireland permanently with her husband.
- The officials hoped that this would pave the way for issue of licence by the end of the month.
- The interview is published in the next issue of Vanity Fair, on sale from December 3.
- The findings are being published in this week's issue of the journal Nature.
- The company is involved in a put option structure which could shortly lead to a major issue of shares in Spain.
- A full report on the launch of the festival will be published in next week's issue.
- Montague published his findings in the October 2004 issue of Neuron, and a cottage industry was born.
- This paper was an earlier version of the article of the same title which appears in this issue.
- Based on the Japan Times news item reprinted in this issue, it appears as if he's game.
- The research appears in this week's issue of the Journal of Biochemistry.
- In the April 6 issue there appears an article under the byline of staffer Handrie Basson.
- However, plans for the unit sales and bond issue remain at an early stage, he added.
- Currently, we are working on an alliance with a major publisher to produce and distribute each issue as a book.
- This thing is supposed to be done and published in the April 30th issue of the Citizen.
- There was no limit to bank note issue, except the utmost which each bank could keep afloat.
3.2(of stamps, shares, bank notes)emisión femininebefore noun issue price — tipo de emisión masculine
3.3(of newspaper, magazine)número masculineJuly issue now on sale — el número de julio ahora a la venta
4.1formal (emergence)flujo masculinea copious issue of water/blood/pus — un copioso flujo de agua/sangre/pus
- The successful issue of the great battle increased business and made the general attitude still firmer.
4.2(outcome, result)desenlace masculinethe issue is still in doubt — el desenlace es aún dudoso
- to force the issue — presionar — para que se tome una decisión
- I'm sorry to force the issue, but I must have an answer today — siento tener que presionar, pero necesito la respuesta para hoy
5formal(progeny)descendencia femininehe died without issue — murió sin descendencia
- Their eldest son, another Tyringham Backwell, had died without male issue in 1748.
1(give out)(report/statement) hacer público(instructions) dar(visas/tickets) expedir(library books) prestar(stamps/shares/currency/bank notes) emitir(summons/writ) dictar(summons/writ) expedirto issue sth to sb
- to issue sb with sth
- the teacher issued library cards to the pupils — el profesor distribuyó tarjetas de lector entre los alumnos
- we can issue you with the necessary documents — le podemos proporcionar / suministrar los documentos necesarios
2issuing pres p(bank/house) emisor
1(result)to issue from sth — derivar(se) / surgir de algo formal
2(emerge)salir(liquid) fluir(liquid) manar
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