In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(article)Business artículo masculine(in collection) pieza feminine(on agenda) punto masculineI would like to order items 47 and 68 — desearía encargar / pedir los artículos 47 y 68
- many items at half price — muchos artículos a mitad de precio
- there were a large number of items on the agenda — había gran cantidad de puntos a tratar en el orden del día
- items of clothing — prendas de vestir
- items of furniture — muebles
- allergy to particular food items — alergia a determinados alimentos
- Who else is going to remove those dated food items from the shelves?
- He would place an item on the agenda on an annual basis to keep the project before the public mind.
- Now none of these are true collector's items and most need new parts.
- Shareholders can use the opportunity to place items on the meeting agenda or to ask questions.
- Rate the following items on a scale of 1 to 5.
- I'll kick things off by offering one of my own items for sale.
- We need to be reminded that poverty is the most expensive item on the agenda.
- Please note that all items for inclusion in these notes must be in by noon on Friday.
- Each item of furniture was draped in white sheets and the windows were shuttered.
- Sellers should always insist on a cashier's check, money order or certified check when selling a big-ticket item.
- In addition to our focus on paper, there are other items of interest.
- They have those menu items available in their restaurants.
- Among the most picturesque items on display are the skilfully fashioned figures in pottery.
- Clay utensils, items made of bamboo and coconut shell and handicraft items are also available here.
- The reasons for purchasing luxury items also differ slightly by gender.
- Anyone wishing to donate saleable items to the auction can contact any of the following members to arrange collection.
- Hannah paced through the busy crowds towards a small shop that sold every item of clothing under the sun.
- You can add a launcher to your panel or add a menu item to your window manager menu.
- The house is now a museum and displays many items belonging to the family.
- Donate the unwanted item to charity, as someone will certainly appreciate it.
2(in newspaper) artículo masculine(in show) número masculinenews item — noticia feminine
- This news item was the headline news in all of the Hong Kong newspapers.
- News items for inclusion in next week's issue can be forwarded to the usual phone number or address.
- When a story like this is promoted to the lead item on national news bulletins, you know that all perspective has gone out of the window.
- Think of the many promotional news items that will sprout on its pages and channels as a result.
- The fight was still the lead item on the local news last night - and I live in Brooklyn.
- Finally, if you like reading about odd items of news, do have a look here.
- On Sunday evening Holly expressed surprise that Rod's death was the lead item on the TV news.
- The MEDALS Program Management Office posts news items pertaining to MEDALS where users may respond via an email hyperlink.
- But I don't agree that it should be the main item on the news night after night after night.
- Even in hospital he worried about an item of news for the next issue of his paper.
- The letters to the editor became a news item but only because the newspaper gave the issue a voice.
- Yesterday, I saw an item on CNN Headline News that made me look around the net for some details.
- Sometimes quite separate items of news from widely different places can appear to be connected.
- Journalists are the mechanism for converting a press release into a news item.
- You must have had a serious depletion of news items to have made this your front page story.
- The writer has dug up an item of news and presented it in a straightforward manner.
- Speculation that David Beckham may be leaving Old Trafford becomes a front page news item.
- The second item of news is that Europe has caught up considerably with the United States.
- The second item of news went some way towards softening the blow of the first.
- Neither the news item nor the editorial contain much more than anecdotes.
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