In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(on page, typewriter)margen masculinewrite it in the margin — escríbalo al margen
- to set the margins — fijar los márgenes
- before noun margin release (key) — liberador del margen
- margin set — marginador
- Some have holes punched in the margin so they can be kept in three-ring binders.
- You might find quite a few prints with the left margin trimmed, thus making an identification by date impossible.
- This is fairly easy to accomplish by defining a bounding rectangle for the text that is the same width as the space between the page margins.
- There are wide margins, only 29 lines to the page, and the print is, at a guess, 12 point.
- All I wanted was a two column template, centered, with wide margins on each side.
- At the end, in the margin, small red notations caught Mallory's eye.
- The increased readability that results from these design changes is further enhanced by a bigger page size and wider margins.
- In the documents of the last volume, drawn from the imperial court, you can read the Emperor's notations down the margins.
- From then on the publisher is also mentioned - usually in the form of a seal on the print margin.
- A large space was left in the margin of the page for recording place of sleep, position of sleep and behaviour of the infant when awake.
- A further dimension is added to the poem by a Scriptural place given in the page margin.
- Folding down the corners of pages, scribbling in margins and breaking the spines of paperbacks are signs of a barbarian.
- Ever since then, I was always doodling in the margins of my papers or in spare notebooks.
- We dealt with that complaint by changing the page margins to get the total length down to where they wanted it without removing any text.
- The holes are far greater than the space in this book given over to noticeably wide margins and blank space.
- Any reference to work in the body of the text is usefully indexed with a page number in the margin directing the reader to further pictures.
- The printer's advantage is that it can print without margins - making the pictures print out exactly like photos.
- The best scholarship applications adhere to specifications for margins, spacing, font size, and length.
- Answer using no more than six letters, a hand gesture, and the doodling space in the margins.
- The most readable proposals have text running 4 inches or less across the page with graphics in the side margins or within the text.
2.1(leeway)margen masculinehe won by a narrow/wide/comfortable margin — ganó por un escaso margen/con un amplio margen/holgadamente
- margin of error/safety — margen de error/de seguridad
- I've read them, I know what they say, I know how they derived the projections, and I know the margin for error.
- The Pesticide Residues Committee says that most of the contamination should not damage health because of the large safety margins.
- With the number of states within the margin for error, that three percent could matter.
- The trouble is, of course, this doesn't happen by accident at all, and the margin for error is huge.
- But with the throttle screwed on, there is only the barest margin, and no room at all for mistakes.
- Workers are on a roll now and have been dominant over all sides despite the narrow margins involved at times.
- Most of the residues were below the maximum levels set by the government, which had large safety margins, they pointed out.
- At the top end of the Premier Division, the margin for error is tiny.
- Yet the margin for error in this scenario is not infinite.
- In fact, one of the roots of my concern is that nobody will know for sure when the safety margin has been eroded too far.
- And when borrowing ensure that a hefty margin of safety is built in to the amount that you can repay.
- The risk caused by speeding on one occasion may be small, but the margin of safety is being reduced.
- Because oxygen increases the margin of safety, climbing without it might increase the death rate.
- Without them the margin for error has been reduced.
- So margins of safety naturally get built into task time estimates.
- Protein recommendations for athletes are commonly expressed in a range to include a safety margin.
- Be sure your available runway length provides an adequate margin for safety.
- At one point on Wednesday, my margin of safety was down to four miles and I was forced to spend the whole day at the oars to avoid making an impromptu landfall.
- The high number of gear changes and the tiny margin for error inevitably leads to a very high attrition rate among the cars, and it is highly likely that less than half of the starters will finish.
- I think that a country that is that small does not have a big margin for error.
(of profit)margen masculinemargen de ganancia masculinemargen de beneficio masculineto buy on margin — comprar (valores) a crédito
- before noun margin account — cuenta de margen
- There could be some pleasant news with respect to operating profits as revenues continue to grow and margins increase.
- It means good margins and possibly a reputation for beer selection that will draw customers from a larger area.
- He said price cuts of this magnitude have already wiped out any possibility of a margin on grazing cattle this summer.
- At the same time, the IRA said, the firms are passing on their increased costs to consumers and increasing their own margins and profits.
- Generally thin starting margins suggest little room for manoeuvre on profits when the unexpected happens.
- So the cost of production & selling must be as low as possible because of the slim margin.
- Chinese demand is growing at an unprecedented rate, and refineries are near capacity with healthy margins.
- It also expects its loss to shrink - we'd hope so, given those margins - to $2 million and possibly even to zero.
- It works, and it greatly increases your chance for success, but it limits your margins.
- Here, distribution may be limited to a small number of intermediaries who gain better margins and exclusivity.
- We've been working our little cotton socks off to source our chart albums within the EU at the lowest possible price and cutting our margins even more.
- If he can get the product right, the M&S boss should be able to edge margins up.
- I accept the margins in farming are tight and profits are well down but trying to balance the books at the expense of asylum seekers is not acceptable.
- Borrowers and savers are losing out as banks and building societies boost their margins.
- The company also said it would diversify its copper product range to boost product margin.
- The producer's expectation is to realize at least a maximized lower-level confidence limit of gross margin.
- The problem is that the amount of handholding an average end-user needs in buying a computer exceeds the margin you could possibly make on selling it.
- Caught in the middle of this war is the food processor, facing increasing pressure to deliver quality goods on paper thin margins.
- It has the highest margins and the best returns in its sector.
- What's more, many banks sneakily use base-rate changes to increase their margins and profits.
3(fringe)feminine margenmasculine margenthey live on the margin(s) of society — viven marginados
- She founded Kids Company in December 1995, hoping to reach not only vulnerable children in schools but also those excluded and on the margins of society.
- They emerge from the cinders to feed and mate when the sun has warmed the rock surfaces, particularly at the margins of snow fields.
- Taconica, a tectonic highland, formed along the margin of eastern North America.
- Sediment supply from the eastern margin and from intrabasinal highs was locally important.
- However, sediment drifts mantle the western margins, and slope fans locally encroach onto the rise of the eastern margin.
- Because Australia has a broad continental shelf it lobbied to have this zone extend to the outer edge of the margin.
- Many are forced to leave their families and lead a precarious existence living on the margins of society.
- The Andes form a barrier to the eastern margin of the South Pacific anticyclone.
- Representation is confined to a margin between two color fields, which reads as the boundary between earth and sky.
- Even without the threat of war, an operation of this size presses at the margins of possibility.
- As a people living at the margin of society, we were some of the first to be hit by globalisation.
- In plan-form the dune has an irregular outline but the eastern margin is more complex and irregular than the western edge.
- It is not known at present how extensive this phenomenon is along the western margin of the North Sea, or the eastern margin of the Atlantic.
- The meandering blue outlines of the river Yamuna, painted along the eastern margin of the map, makes the city picturesque.
- It is also just about possible, but only at the margins of plausibility, that the apostrophe inserted into Finnegans Wake is a deliberate mistake.
- The convergence point marks a plume centre and possible breakup of a continental fragment from the eastern margin of the Superior Province.
- Desire and jealousy flourish at the margin of what is knowable, just beyond the limits of what Pandosto can see.
- If the trailing edge of the pedal disk lags behind the leading edge, the trailing margin of the pedal disk will be stretched.
- The Red Sea and Gulf of Aden are both parts of the active plate-boundary network, forming the eastern margin of the African plate.
- Yet the fact that he's about to shoot a new feature in colour with Bill Murray and other prominent stars also suggests he's willing to push the limits of those margins.
- The study area is near the southern margin of the coal field, a structural boundary, not an erosional edge of the palaeoswamp.
- They are now estranged from society by living on the margins.
- This volcanism seemingly developed in an extensional setting near a shelf margin located in the eastern Neptune Range.
- It can explore the margins and limits of the text and of classical theatre, and in the process demystify, even kill the text and the author and his authority.
- They are now struggling in the margins of Indian society and live in appalling poverty.
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