In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(assembly)reunión feminineto hold a meeting — celebrar una reunión
- to call a meeting — convocar una reunión
- a meeting of shareholders, a shareholders'meeting — una reunión / junta de accionistas
- political meeting — mítin
- we're having a meeting today to discuss it — nos reunimos hoy para discutirlo
- I have a meeting scheduled with the chairman — tengo concertada una reunión con el director
- the meeting decided to accept the proposals — la asamblea decidió / los presentes decidieron aceptar las propuestas
- Mr Timms is in a meeting — el señor Timms está reunido
- the meeting is adjourned — se levanta la sesión
- They understood the purpose of the meeting was to discuss incorporating a new company.
- Council passed a motion that further questions on the sessions not be discussed again at council meetings.
- How can meetings and discussions solve a problem like this?
- There will also be a number of consultation meetings held to discuss what residents would like to see done with the community space.
- Those meetings were very formal and few ideas were exchanged.
- But some who attended the meeting felt their questions were yet to be answered.
- Please put these in writing, sign and place in the box at the back of the Church for discussion at the monthly meetings.
- Union officials have written to executives seeking an urgent meeting to discuss the matter.
- The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the merits of the former ambassador traveling to Niger.
- This might include breakfasts, lunches, formal meetings, client meetings and trial projects.
- The actual discussion at meetings is not recorded formally, or contained in the minutes.
- The main item for discussion at the meeting was the guild's annual weekend outing.
- It was the first time in 15 years they had held a formal meeting to discuss problems in the area.
- He had therefore been entitled to attend the area assembly meetings, often held in non-council buildings.
- Health bosses held urgent meetings to decide how to cope with an expected surge in the number of patients over Easter.
- The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the set-up of a local Farmers Market planned for the near future.
- She also hopes to visit Britain every few months to attend council meetings.
- They also became focal points for group discussion and formal meetings.
- The purpose of the meeting was to execute a legal document.
- The problem of cannabis is now a regular topic of discussion at meetings of the Swindon Association of Secondary Heads.
- Although Quaker meetings are held in silence, individuals are allowed to speak, if genuinely moved by the spirit to do so.
- Most meetings for worship in those days were nothing but processions or groups of singers.
- He believed there would be a big impact on parking, already under pressure during the school run and from meetings in the local Quaker Meeting House.
- I've been a member of several Lutheran churches and have sat through many congregational meetings.
- Quaker meetings and Shabbat services are held regularly here on the farm.
2masculine encuentrofeminine entrevistaa chance meeting — un encuentro fortuito
- I remember our last meeting — recuerdo la última vez que nos vimos
- a meeting of minds — un consenso
- before noun their favorite meeting place — el lugar donde les gusta (/ gustaba etc. ) encontrarse
- meeting point — punto de encuentro
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