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 — mitin
- 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.
- The purpose of the meeting was to execute a legal document.
- They also became focal points for group discussion and formal meetings.
- How can meetings and discussions solve a problem like this?
- Those meetings were very formal and few ideas were exchanged.
- Council passed a motion that further questions on the sessions not be discussed again at council meetings.
- He had therefore been entitled to attend the area assembly meetings, often held in non-council buildings.
- Please put these in writing, sign and place in the box at the back of the Church for discussion at the monthly meetings.
- The problem of cannabis is now a regular topic of discussion at meetings of the Swindon Association of Secondary Heads.
- But some who attended the meeting felt their questions were yet to be answered.
- The main item for discussion at the meeting was the guild's annual weekend outing.
- This might include breakfasts, lunches, formal meetings, client meetings and trial projects.
- She also hopes to visit Britain every few months to attend council meetings.
- 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.
- The actual discussion at meetings is not recorded formally, or contained in the minutes.
- There will also be a number of consultation meetings held to discuss what residents would like to see done with the community space.
- 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.
- It was the first time in 15 years they had held a formal meeting to discuss problems in the area.
- Quaker meetings and Shabbat services are held regularly here on the farm.
- 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.
2(encounter) encuentro masculine(between presidents, ministers) entrevista femininea chance meeting — un encuentro fortuito
- I remember our last meeting — recuerdo la última vez que nos vimos
- before noun their favorite meeting place — el lugar donde les gusta (or gustaba etc.) encontrarse
- meeting point — punto de reunión
- Diverse characters happen together either by chance or in arranged meetings.
- The film is full of chance meetings, coincidences, romance and confused hearts.
- Sofia Coppola's Lost In Translation follows two wandering souls that connect through these very chance meetings.
- This is the perfect chance to end these meetings without offending her.
- While there, I've met people I already knew by chance and had chance meetings with new people.
- Those meetings give us a chance to see one another and to have coffee - and they keep us all together.
- Whether it was a chance meeting or a planned meeting is not relevant to the point we were making.
- Without conscious direction there are only chance meetings that create situations between separated beings.
- The chance meeting is even more uncanny because Barbara had been searching for John on the internet last week to try to locate him in America.
- I never expect the chance meetings, yet I am always somewhere, at the same time as they are.
- They didn't see each other very often, except for chance meetings at meal times, when they felt strong enough to go to the mess hall.
- It took a couple more chance meetings before he actually asked me on a date, but he did and that was 7 years ago.
- Their meeting was chance when they happened to be walking in the same vicinity.
- Here, chance meetings and sexual encounters create a mood where anything can happen, even murder.
- They open up opportunities for fleeting or chance meetings.
- Both meetings were world championship qualifying rounds.
- The Renault Winter Championship meetings will also include races for the AVO Ginetta Cup cars.
- Last Sunday saw the opening meeting of the Young Athletes League at Pendle where Skyrac came fourth overall.
- The BHB had used their power to fix the dates of meetings to stop racecourses organising their own fixtures.
- Barton faces a severe test, with the likes of Seebald and Fondmort among the opposition for an event which could well be the race of the meeting.
- Racehorses die every day while providing pleasure and I'm afraid the magnification of such events during meetings like Aintree is a fact of life.
- And, because of a series of rained-off meetings, they have matches in hand on Poole, Wolverhampton and Ipswich.
- Crump had to win a race against the clock even to take part in the meeting.
- With two meetings and four races to go the championship is too close to call.
- Aces teammate Jason Lyons is also in the meeting as a wild card and knows a good performance could seal his spot in the full series in 2003.
- The meeting also incorporates the final race of the Reebok Cross series and has attracted over 2000 runners.
- UK Athletics states that if a UK record is to be valid, the competitor must pass a drugs test at the meeting that the record was set in.
- After competing at three pool meetings against five other schools they qualified for the finals night.
- Sale easily won the meeting and with one match to go have virtually guaranteed their place in the top flight after relegation last summer.
- The racing data list contains all the runners and riders for every race at a meeting.
- Even before the rally, at meetings and events, they were everywhere.
- Each of the four first-round playoff meetings is a rematch from the regular season.
- Neil Callan rides to victory in the last race of the day to leave the race for the meeting's top jockey wide open.
- The Golden League consists of Europe's seven biggest single-day athletics meetings of the summer.
- When he was in Nathy's they did not get newspapers and did not know about upcoming events such as athletics meetings.
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