In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(activity) de tiempo librepeople nowadays have more leisure — actualmente la gente dispone de / tiene más tiempo libre
- to live / lead a life of leisure — llevar una vida de ocio
- to have the leisure to + inf — disponer de tiempo para + inf
- now I'm a gentleman/lady of leisure — ahora me doy la gran vida
- read it at your leisure — léalo cuando le venga bien
- leisure industry — industria del ocio / entretenimiento
- leisure pursuits — pasatiempos
- leisure time — tiempo libre
- But a lack of facilities in their local areas was identified as the main reason young people did not take part in sports and leisure activities.
- Friesen, 65, said Tuesday it seemed like the right time to retire and spend more time on leisure activities as well as some charity work.
- Campaigning youngsters are demanding more leisure activities and increased police patrols in the borough to clamp down on rowdy youths.
- Well-paid jobs and thriving firms mean there is more money to be spent locally in the shops, in the area's cafes and restaurants, on leisure activities.
- They are used for river patrols and leisure activities.
- I take enjoyment and satisfaction from my work, my family and leisure activities.
- Making room for relaxation and enjoyment of leisure activities is vital for all of us.
- She said that instead of looking to build a new leisure pool the money could better spent on a larger facility.
- Attitudes towards leisure activities also reflected the strength of the family unit - although this varied according to demographics.
- In addition, we typically devote one class per week to recreation and leisure activities.
- Sir Henry Royce belittled leisure activities such as golf and tennis.
- Sport and leisure activities are the main focus today.
- The findings show a clear preference for undertaking leisure activities outdoors and in the countryside as part of a healthy lifestyle.
- Outside the job there's little time for leisure activities, but Marurai maintains a passion for reading.
- He volunteered much of his own time and effort to the provision of recreation and leisure opportunities for the aged and disabled in our community.
- Recreational and leisure activities used to be two separate entities.
- Ian Templeton, the headmaster of Glenalmond College in Perthshire said the access to leisure facilities and activities at many schools was hard to put a price on.
- Navigation classes aimed at the leisure boating sector are commencing in October in the Sailing Club in Dunmore East.
- Not a Day Goes By seems especially targeted toward black women looking for an entertaining leisure read.
- But they share a commitment to communal living, group and individual therapy, and shared domestic and leisure activities.
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