In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(system)correo masculineto send sth by mail — mandar / enviar algo por correo
- I put it in the mail on Thursday — lo eché al correo / lo despaché el jueves
- electronic mail — correo electrónico
- to check one's mail — mirar el correo
- before noun mail train — tren correo
- mail van — vagón correo
- ‘People often go out of their way to stop by and chat, instead of dealing with us by mail or telephone,’ says Spahr.
- On Friday, the packages were put in the mail for Monday delivery.
- On completion, the surveys were immediately placed in sealed envelopes before being returned by mail to the first author.
- Parents recorded redness, swelling and tenderness for three days following injection and returned the results by mail.
- A cooperative's entire membership can function as a virtual nominating committee by soliciting nominations by mail, or via a newsletter.
- Of these hotels, the best is the tiny Splendido Mare, which started life as a hostel in the early 1900s to look after travellers arriving by mail coach in urgent need of food and a bed for the night.
- The print material is sent via first-class mail the same day the video is sent via third-class mail.
- Beginning in 1838, the federal government transferred the mails from stagecoaches to railroads.
- Buy dormant tubers in winter, either by mail from a specialty nursery or from a nursery or garden center.
- The $100 fee would have to be paid in American dollars by mail with a check or money order, or with a credit card online.
- The patients were surveyed by mail or by follow-up telephone calls.
- We sent all of the questionnaires by mail with a postage-paid return envelope.
- Workers will vote by mail ballot some time next month.
- A hand delivered message was more likely to be read, or at least placed at the top of the pile, than a similar letter sent by mail.
- If you can't pay a visit but want to try some artisan cheeses, the cheeseries will let you order products either by mail or on-line.
- A mail train chugged along on a parallel track to her left but soon disappeared into a tunnel.
- Control participants contacted by mail indicated their willingness to participate by returning an enclosed screening questionnaire.
- The experts received a draft of the survey questionnaire to critique and suggested changes either by mail or telephone.
- The Admiralty had arranged for the carriage of mails by Churchward, but the continuation of the agreement depended on the availability of a sum of £18,000.
- Test grades and certificates for accreditation were returned to us by mail.
2(letters, parcels)correspondencia femininecorreo masculinehe deals with the mail — él se encarga de la correspondencia
- It is best to deposit outgoing mail at the post office rather than your mailbox.
- In front of our house is a seldom-used mailbox, because we receive our mail at a post office box in town.
- A few years later, mail vans were used to collect mail from post boxes and delivered to the stations.
- It seems the company's decision to scrap the second post and deliver all mail in one round has crippled deliveries.
- Further to this, should any person need to send any mail or small parcels quickly then there are alternative services which guarantee next day delivery for a reasonable cost.
- The Royal Mail is currently in negotiations with other firms such as TPG and Deutsche Post to deliver their mail.
- If you're traveling during the holidays, arrange for someone to pick up your mail or have your mail held at the post office.
- We expect the majority of our retail outlets will be open as usual and we will be giving priority to delivering express post and mail to post office boxes.
- They left no forwarding address with me and though the Post Office redirected their mail for a bit, this has now stopped.
- Buckingham Palace revealed that the Queen now sends second class mail when correspondence is not urgent.
- It was the end of an era when Seamus Rogers despatched the last mail from the Post Office in Brize.
- "I opened my junk mail then came to the gas bill, " she said.
- Many surveys have shown that most people actually like to receive direct mail.
- Maff advises drivers to provide an alternative delivery point, such as a post box, at the farm boundary or make alternative arrangements to collect mail from the post office.
- He could not compel any customer to accept a roadside letter box but anyone who didn't agree to the new arrangement would have to collect their mail from their nearest post office.
- On another day he also picked up some of our mail from the post office.
- The new services, however, will not include travelling post offices to sort mail and are a fraction of the 60 nightly trains that ran two years ago.
- Canada Post still delivers unsolicited mail, but only those with the name and address of the occupant on them.
- As there was a fear that letters may be intercepted, all mail was sent to her maid who did not live in the palace, before they were hand delivered to the Queen.
1to mail a letter — echar una carta al correo / al buzón
- to mail sth to sb — mandarle / enviarle algo por correo a algn
1(armor)malla femininea coat of mail — una cota de malla
- At the head of the precision was a man clad entirely in gold plate mail with a crimson cape flung around his shoulders.
- The twenty-five or so remaining Crimson Knights donned their plate mail and readied their weapons.
- Each Corinthian soldier wore a simple coat of chain mail beneath a set of light plate mail, complete with a helm that was adorned with a small plume of pure white fur.
- Chain mail alternated with steel plates that had been bent around the knight seamlessly so as not to impede his movement.
- They all wore the battle armour they brought with them; steel plate mail with high, circular collars and round shoulder pieces.
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