In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(custom/newspaper/dialect) local(election/council) municipal(train/bus) urbanoI don't use the local shops — no compro en las tiendas del barrio (or de la zona etc.)
- he's a local man — es de aquí (or de allí)
- the local community — los vecinos / habitantes de la zona
- the local priest — el cura de la parroquia (or del pueblo etc.)
- a local specialty — una especialidad de la localidad (or de la región etc.)
- the local wine — el vino del país
- at three o'clock local time — a las tres, hora local
- here is the local weather forecast — este es el pronóstico del tiempo para la región
- a local call — una llamada local
- One of these boys who use the local train for their nefarious activities become the victim of a braggart.
- The camp is open for all clubs in the area and hopefully the local club rivalry will be put aside for one week during the camp!
- He said the sub committee would be comprised of local people who knew the local history and area.
- This will take place at local neighbourhood level and through area or township committees.
- Also, the council are looking at changing the signing for towns in the borough to improve local identity in the area.
- It is hoped that next year we will do a full breakdown on the history of many local organisations in the area.
- Just try and recall the poor people you have seen on the streets, in local trains, and in slums.
- A journey with many stops, this is living life local train style, in less than ten seconds.
- Many residents had lived in the surrounding streets before moving into the home which was highly regarded in the local area.
- Possibly the local train may have observed something which may throw some light upon the matter.
- The LA website supports the work of local authorities in driving through the education and children's services reform agenda.
- The Park and Ride would also serve the new centre, attracting people from a wider area and boosting the local economy.
- Domestic services in Kent will also benefit from the link with local trains using part of it from 2007.
- You can get a glimpse of this by the way that commuters hanging from the local train will pull in a man running late.
- In particular, the spread of housing in rural areas should be severely restricted to local need.
- Take a look at some of the local areas where we polled strongly.
- The company has produced greetings cards which include recipes made from food produced in the local area.
- Pupils at a Bolton school are set to embark on a fascinating journey of discovery into the history of their local area.
- We'll be forced then to re-evaluate our food systems and place more emphasis on energy efficient agricultural methods, like smaller-scale organic agriculture, and on local production wherever possible.
- The climb is also interspersed by information from the guide on the history of the bridge, the city and the local area.
- He will then visit the local schools in the area before making his way to Athy.
- This ensures they get to where they need to be as quickly as possible, thanks to the police's local knowledge of the area.
- The class ask her to fill in the gaps in the local history of the area, which is not always in the history books.
- And in no way feel constrained if interest or circumstances confine your study to your local area.
- One of the major factors in determining the price petrol is sold at in an area is the local competition.
- We travelled to Goregaon in a local train and took a rick back to suku's place.
- To that end, he has already visited the area to test local reaction.
2.1Medicine(anesthetic) local(infection) localizado
- However, as it only appeared in the left foot, it was probably just a local infection which may have caused the man to limp.
- The files are on your local computer, and you need to upload them to the Web server.
- Each group of cameras feeds into a local computer as well as transmitting its pictures to the monitoring station.
- It looks for local keys, not over the Internet, and that's very much the point.
- Set up a node on your local machine and use some test files to insert and request.
- BT could be ready to cut charges that give rival operators access to its local network.
- This is not a critical risk, as only people on the local machine may logon to this account with a blank password.
1(inhabitant)he's not a local — no es de aquí (or de allí)
- the locals say it's true — los (vecinos) del lugar dicen que es verdad
2British informal(pub)bar de la zona donde se viveour local — el bar de nuestro barrio (or de nuestra zona etc.)
- Many drinkers are as likely to order an elderflower cordial as a pint of beer down at the local.
- We don't care if you're the type of guy we could have a pint with down the local.
- Pop down to the local for a pint and a sandwich and it means you're meeting somebody you actually like and the business can go hang.
- And yours truly will either be celebrating like mad or crying into my pint down the local.
3informal(anesthetic)anestesia local feminine
4(train)tren que para en todas las estaciones
- Everyone going to intermediate stops had to get off there and switch to the next local.
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