In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1feminine marcafeminine manchafeminine huelladirty/greasy marks — manchas de suciedad/grasa
- burn mark — quemadura
- before noun scratch mark — arañazo
- The red and white ballon flag flew at half mast as a mark of respect to the two people who had earlier died in a horrible crash.
- So every time I was in a bar after that, I would add a Jameson on to my order and leave it on the bar as a mark of respect for a mate who couldn't have a drink.
- The skaters may be placed in the correct order, which is all that counts at the bottom line, but the marks are now totally meaningless.
- Marching is a mark of respect, especially to those who gave their lives.
- At the same time, line up the center marks on the template with your center axis mark on the ski.
- An impressed stamp on the blade tang is usually the mark of a lower quality blade.
- EcoRI sites determined by restriction mapping are shown as tick marks on the genomic clones and as half-tick marks below the top line.
- Although most of the headstones are severely weathered and illegible, cemetery staff will record all legible marks and inscriptions before removing the stones.
- But a raid of her house and seizure of her property is the mark of an out of control incipient police state.
- Using the edge of your workbench as a straightedge for the square, draw a set of nice black lines across the mounting marks, so you have a good visual reference.
- There are lists of what to do in the event of arrest - and also guides to getting arrested as this is the mark of a high quality protester.
- Flags were flying at half mast as a mark of respect for the Duke of Norfolk who died two days ago at the age of 86, the Arundel ground being part of the Duke's estate.
- Ancient stories are handed down from the days before we learned to store our thoughts in marks on paper or lines carved in stone, and the Gods live in these stories.
- As a mark of respect and in order to allow students to attend the service, all lectures and classes in Italian were cancelled.
- The wonderful guard of honour formed by both these groups was a fitting mark of respect and was well deserved.
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- The mark looked like the symbol for life that the mystics had created years ago.
- Line the mark on your stock up with the doweling jig that corresponds to the size of the dowel you are using.
- WiFi in airport departure lines is the mark of civilised countries.
- As these marks are studied and recorded they can be of great assistance with accurate dating, particularly where company records still exist.
- Accented and umlauted vowels, and diacritical marks on consonants must be avoided, because they act as roadblocks and break the speed of a typist.
- The stress marks might seem quaint to us; but McGuffey believed that rhythm and harmony have not only an aesthetic but also a moral value.
- It is also right that flags in the city should be at half mast, as a mark of respect to the dead and their families.
- As a mark of respect all club activities have been cancelled this weekend.
- As much as it pains me to admit it, there may not be an important moral argument for using an apostrophe rather than a tick mark.
- Corus corporate flags at plants across Britain and Europe are flying at half mast as a mark of respect.
- He ran a haulage firm and wanted me to take over, but I never fancied it so I named my butcher's shop after his firm as a mark of respect.
- Google ignores most punctuation, except apostrophes, hyphens and quote marks.
- If the mark of a quality referee is to pass unnoticed, then Poll succeeded, albeit with the complicity of a set of almost angelic players.
- The rehabilitation of the bridges and roads should be a mark of quality for lengthy life of the facilities.
- And as a mark of respect for the victims of the tsunami the national flag will be flown at half mast on civic buildings next week.
- It was a confusing mass of symbols and half-familiar marks.
- Okay, you've got both skis mounted with the toe units, they're epoxied and the boot-heel center marks line up perfectly with those on your skis.
- Somehow, the brand of the magazine becomes the mark of quality rather than the individual work in it.
- So the fact that this building is expensive is a mark of its quality.
- Both sides of the crossing were covered with flowers by mourners, who left bouquets and countless soft toys as a mark of respect.
- This section measures knowledge of spelling rules and stress marks in Spanish.
- Bach, of course, left very few indications or interpretive marks as to how his music should go.
1.2(on body)marca femininedistinguishing marks — señas particulares
- she escaped without a mark on her body — salió sin un arañazo
- the marks of age — las huellas de la edad
- William sat back, sulking at the red mark on the side of his cheek.
- The lower screen on the one I've got here is scratched, but they're only surface marks - it's not as though the screen is really damaged, just the covering.
- There are also creams available at make up counters that reduce the look of red or purplish marks (it is usually green or purple in the bottle).
- I must warn you though that your wheels will leave marks on the surface you're sliding on.
- The yellow sponged raked over the arm viciously causing a deep red scuff marks to surface.
- Oh boy… did I do a lot of damage… his whole face was either covered in red marks or a bruise.
- Grain is present throughout the feature as well as lots of dirt, reel marks, and scratches.
- Improvements in the technology behind its production mean that many papers are now more resistant to grubby marks and other damage.
- The bullet holes and blood seem even more disturbing when they are left as white marks on a dark surface.
- Always carefully check goods in the shop for damage, tears or marks, particularly if the item is in a sale.
- She lifted her right hand and lightly ran a finger over the red marks on her cheeks which she knew were the result of frostbite.
- The films are not well preserved, so there are plenty of scratches and burn marks, and dirt on the prints.
- Is the blanket showing any signs of damage such as scorch marks, broken ties, or do any of the wires inside the blanket feel like they are broken or unevenly spaced?
- I observed her curiously as she hesitantly took off her coat, wincing as she did so; my eyes were called to her neck which was flawed mercilessly with red marks around the left side.
- Splotched with marks of dirt and even blood, it looked filthy and gave her a conscious feeling of someone living in the gutters.
- He was left with puncture marks and a severe gash on his nose and severe damage to his top lip.
- No tool marks survive on the surface of the boat as a result of repeated scourings by wind, sand and water.
- This hypothesis well explains why even the same cave has different patterns of calving and different chisel marks.
- I also noticed tire marks in dirt on the right side of the road.
- Looking up, she saw several holes dotted along its surface, burned scorch marks surrounding the edges.
2(identifying sign)marca femininea mark of quality — un signo de calidad
- as a mark of respect — en señal de respeto
- tolerance is the mark of a civilized society — una sociedad civilizada se distingue por su tolerancia
- it's the mark of a gentleman — es lo que distingue a un caballero
- to leave / stamp one's mark on sb/sth — dejar su impronta en algn/algo
- five years in prison have left their mark — cinco años en la cárcel le han dejado huella
- to make one's mark — (make big impression) dejar su impronta
3feminine notaSport punto masculineto give sb/get a good mark — Sport darle a algn/obtener una buena puntuación Spain
- she always gets top marks — siempre saca las mejores notas
- I give her full marks for trying — se merece un premio por intentarlo
- no marks for guessing who said that! — no hace falta ser un genio para saber quién dijo eso
- Government proposals could mean pupils who can't spell lose marks in GCSE and A level exams.
- These are some of the terms used to describe children unable to learn or more importantly who score poor marks in their examinations.
- Although the paper is 80 marks / answer all questions, there is some consolation in that several questions are perennial.
- The villages provide the judges with a map and description of the area, and then they go around different sections giving marks out of 25.
- Stats and Maths papers were structured with 120 possible marks.
- The modular approach to A-levels should, if anything, be extended but marks should be formally recorded for each module rather than hidden under an overall grade.
- A lot of marks are lost because people misread the questions.
- Other Hampshire schools and colleges were toasting record marks.
- This comprises writing comments for sight, colour, nose and palate of each drink, and then awarding a mark out of ten.
- This led to a broader approach to teaching programmes and abolished the link between Proficiency marks and secondary education.
- ‘Make sure the answer sheet is stapled to your answer book or else you could lose a lot of marks if your answer sheet gets lost,’ he said.
- He also helped set three relay world records and lowered his own mark in the 400 freestyle.
- The problems in the evaluation system is not limited to the disparity in marks between different universities.
- Researchers discovered that different academics gave different marks for the same essays.
- She usually stressed about her academic marks when she wasn't depressed and morbid.
- This summer she received 4 grade As at A-level, achieving top marks in several papers.
- If fields, houses, gates, fences, derelict houses are untidy, then we lose marks.
- Probably most interesting out of the whole debacle is the notion that science students can't get good marks if they can't write well.
- I know of a professor who was in the habit of deducting marks in examinations for bad spelling, poor grammar or clumsy sentences.
- Last summer there were around 52,000 protests against A-level marks, of which about 10% resulted in an overall grade change.
- At the University of Calgary, he hopped from fine arts in his first year to drama in his second, working hard to improve his marks and writing skills.
- He awarded marks ranging from six to ten, with his six favourites all receiving the ten mark.
- But her marks are in the record books and appear set to stay there for a good while longer yet.
- She set a British under-20 indoor pentathlon record, bettering the marks of two who would become Olympic champions, Denise Lewis and Sally Gunnell.
- I sincerely hope I've done better than a U in French writing this time and I hope I've got enough marks in Chemistry so that I don't need to take any more exams for it in the summer.
- Again, students would write a report on completion of an assignment, marks being gained as before.
- The eleven marks were lost despite the village being cleaned up every morning of the week.
- In other words, essays attributed to children with popular names were given higher marks than essays purportedly written by children with unusual names.
- The continuing upward trend in results has prompted calls for the marks awarded to each exam to be published rather than a grade, so students' performances can be differentiated more easily.
- In these she recorded marks of 12. 53s and 1. 51m to put her in an overall 14th place.
- It is possible to discourage guessing by allocating one mark for a correct answer and minus one for an incorrect answer.
- A high-flying young Chorley scientist is focusing on a career path which could help save thousands of lives after receiving record marks in her degree.
- Students are awarded marks out of seven for each paper, and get a final overall score.
- We can all see that schooling has grown to mean exams, marks, stress, and tension for the parents, tuitions.
- You're not going to get negative marks for writing down something wrong, nor will marks be deducted from another question.
- A student gets to prepare his own report card, adding explanatory paragraphs that put the best possible spin on his marks.
- For 45 marks, he was asked to ‘write an essay of about 40 lines on the advantages of a cheerful disposition’.
- At the end of the course of study, candidates receive a mark from one to seven in each subject.
- Thorpe is the current Olympic and triple world champion in the 400 meters and holds three world marks in freestyle distances.
- Extra marks are awarded for neatness, good spelling and strict adherence to the curriculum.
- I thought about taking it before exams, but then again, I never ever got good marks, when I wrote smart things, so I didn't.
- I have to admit that Slovenia lost marks in my book for its food, despite the fact that it was much cheaper than in neighbouring Italy or Austria.
- It is surely also the case that some students lose a few marks here and there because of this.
- There will be no marks awarded for the answer ‘They both write historical fantasy’.
- They got to a tie-breaker for third position, but were unfortunate to lose by a mark.
4.1(indicator)the cost has reached the $100,000 mark — el costo ha llegado a los 100.000 dólares
- (gas) mark 6 — el número 6 — de un horno de gas
- to be/come up to the mark — dar la talla
- to overstep the mark — pasarse de la raya
4.2(for race)línea de salida feminineon your marks! / take your marks! — ¡a sus marcas!
- to be quick/slow off the mark — ser rápido/lento
5(target)blanco masculineto be an easy mark — ser (un) blanco fácil
- $300? $3,000 would be nearer the mark! — ¿300 dólares? ¡yo diría más bien 3.000!
- to be / fall wide of the mark — no dar en el blanco — por mucho
- his estimate was wide of the mark — erró por mucho en su cálculo
- to hit/miss the mark — hacer/no hacer mella
- However, it seems to be missing the mark, and I'd argue it is because of the way we purchase music currently.
- As for post-1947, Ganguly hits all the major marks of the conflict and lucidly backs his theories up with carefully researched facts.
- This makes it difficult to say when a particular quatrain has missed or hits its mark.
- When a History Channel doc makes you think, then the writers and researchers have done their job, they're hitting their marks as well as can be.
- As one arrow after the next misses its mark, all the boys immediately run for cover, but secret crushes soon rise to the surface.
- They may very well have this evidence, but everything that's being leaked right now is kind of missing the mark.
- The writing is clever, witty, crisp, Arquette is very good, and the whole production is bright and hits all the right marks.
- These assaults, and their implicit criticism of the active VP, miss the mark.
- So far, the Democrats seem to have hit all their marks.
- Whichever way you look at it, the scheme was misconceived, miscalculated and entirely missed the mark.
- This is where the current public policies around work-life balance seem to miss the mark.
- I think his answer is - or I should say, proposal, if indeed we can call it that, misses the mark.
- I'm always hitting marks, and saying the jokes, and having a good time.
- She may miss the mark sometimes, but you've gotta applaud her sense of adventure.
- Someone's attempt at a clever analogy perhaps; it rather missed the mark.
- Some right-winger attempting to be ironic, some points hit a mark, some are hateful and off target.
- And with hummable lyrics and soulful tunes, she seems to have hit the right mark once again.
- As she develops she should be able to reach out and grab an object, even though she often misses the mark on the first try.
- The emphasis on hitting your marks was not nearly as pronounced.
- She threw the last knife she was holding at the target in frustration, not hitting far off from the target mark.
6also Mark(type, version)modelo masculine
1(stain, scar)(carpet/dress) manchar(carpet/dress) dejar (una) marca en
2(pattern)the male's throat is marked with two white bars — el macho tiene dos franjas blancas en el cuello
3(indicate)señalarmarcarthe letter was marked 'urgent' — en el sobre ponía 'urgente' Spain
- she was marked absent — le pusieron falta / ausente
- the price is marked on the lid — el precio va marcado en la tapa
4(commemorate, signal)(retirement/anniversary) celebrar(beginning/watershed) marcar(watershed/beginning) señalar1997 marks the centenary — en 1997 se cumple el centenario
5(characterize)caracterizara period marked by constant riots — un período caracterizado por constantes disturbios
6(paper/exam) corregirponer(le) nota acalificarit was right, but he marked it wrong — estaba bien, pero lo marcó como erróneo
- he marked my essay 13 out of 20 — me puso 13 sobre 20 en el trabajo
- the judges marked her performance very high — los jueces le dieron un puntaje muy alto
7(heed)(you) mark my words! — ¡ya verás!
- but she has lied before, mark you! — pero ten en cuenta que nos ha mentido antes
- When he called the next day, he said he was faxing Leeds an offer of a million marks.
- Two billion German marks have been invested in the area's shipbuilding but the figures still show South Korea forging ahead.
- The euro, which replaces the old francs, marks, guilders, pesetas, escudos, drachmas, and lire of the European Union, is not yet five years old.
- In the same survey, of 100 goods that were checked, an incredible 86 per cent of them had increased in price when moving from marks to euros.
- The plan aims to implement cuts of 30 billion German marks, about 50 percent of which is to be raised by attacks on pensioners and unemployed.
- Some 7.5 billion of German marks are frozen in state banks.
- Some 1 billion marks will be used to build a plant for the manufacture of synthetic materials in Shanghai.
- She lived through the terrible poverty of the Weimar years, when the price of a loaf of bread soared to more than 50 million marks.
- Thankfully, for 5.3 million marks, you can buy a hell of a lot of visual thunder, which is why you should see this movie in the first place.
- Moreover, the budget was burdened annually to the tune of over 10 billion German marks by the war against the Kurds.
- The resort obviously is geared for the overseas market and while prices won't make a huge dent in sterling, marks, euros or yen, in rand terms they might appear expensive.
- This in turn is equal to 1.95583 German marks, or 6.55957 French francs, or 166.386 Spanish pesetas, and so on.
- Brahms continued to mobilise support for him, and himself paid him an allowance of some thousand marks a year, while doing his best to remain an anonymous donor.
- Braeutigam called on lawyers to forego part of their 125 million marks in fees to help pay the additional compensation.
- That means the debt is likely to rise to 80 billion marks… It's way too high.
- One of the reasons is that there were three different currencies in use in Germany during the war - the thaler, the mark and the gulden.
- The avowed aim of the Treasury is to reduce new debt from the present 50 billion German marks to zero by the year 2006.
- Now that protection from future legal actions is in place, the 1.8 billion marks still missing from German business will probably trickle in.
- The German mark was introduced as a parallel currency to the Yugoslav dinar and then the euro.
- A billion marks are to be saved annually through the sale of equipment, vehicles, land and buildings.
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