In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(principal)(playwright/scientist/expert) destacado(expert/playwright/scientist) importante(brand/company) líder(company/brand) punteroshe played a leading role in … — tuvo un papel destacado en …
- she was a leading figure in the movement — fue una de las grandes figuras del movimiento
- available at leading record stores — en venta en las principales casas de música
- the country is the world's leading oil-producer — es el país líder / puntero en la producción de petróleo
- Pears sang the leading roles in all of the operas from Peter Grimes to Death in Venice, and extracts from his letters are printed here alongside Britten's.
- And it has become an important leading indicator of where the economy is heading.
- He won his first Oscar for his part in One Flew Over the Cucko's Nest, a second for Terms of Endearment and his third for the leading role in As Good As it Gets.
- So when I'm offered a leading role in a movie, it's great, because I get to do more of what I love to do.
- Washington was just a child when he saw Sidney Poitier become the first black actor to win an Oscar for a leading role.
- Will his subsequent role as a leading critic of the war enhance this theme, undercut it, or have little impact?
- After college, she headed to New York City and landed the leading role in the Broadway production, Zombie.
- She danced all the leading ballerina roles, foremost among them Odette-Odile and Kitri.
- Brazil is one of the world's leading emerging markets.
- Craven District Council has played a leading role as main sponsor of the project.
- Who or what is the consumer to believe when leading investment experts have such conflicting views?
- By the 1960s she was acclaimed as the country's leading female jazz vocalist and film actress.
- These were leading cases in an important and developing field, and after a week of submissions the Court of Appeal understandably reserved judgment.
- The organizers said that although the dancers are very young, most of the leading roles have gone to award-winning performers.
- This winter, chiffon dresses and smart coats in red, burgundy, pink and purple play the leading role in the collection.
- He has directed the United States to play a leading role in the recovery effort, and we will continue to do that.
- The best overall actor and actress will be crowned Mr. and Miss Bollywood and the top six will be assured of leading roles in Bollywood movies.
- And in 1994 he signed with the nation's leading independent label.
- The present upsurge of the Manipuri people would be marked in history also by the way in which women played a leading role in furthering the movement.
- He has figured in a number of leading roles for Ballinrobe Musical Society, including Danilo in The Merry Widow.
2(in front)(horse/driver/runner) que va a la cabeza(driver/runner/horse) que va en cabeza(driver/runner/horse) puntero
- Things can be learned in many ways (spiritual leading is one way you pointed).
- No, it is a God-and-Spirit work - a response to the leading and the driving of the Godhead.
- "Mother, we taught our kids to act upon the leading of the Holy Spirit."
- While it gives people a sense of commonality and familiarity, it also keeps them from seeing the bigger picture and being responsive to the leading of the Holy Spirit.
- We can give thanks that through the leading of the Spirit we do not tolerate slavery, but that does not set Spirit against Word.
- It is a longing for a church that raises up leaders who recognize that leading and listening are not mutually exclusive.
- Thus, if we are not willing to give total obedience to his leading, we should not pray for blessing from above.
- The church rejoices with them in the remarkable providence of God in his leading at this time.
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