In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine miembromasculine sociofeminine sociamasculine feligrésfeminine feligresamember of staff — empleado masculine
- member of the teaching staff — profesor
- a member of the crew — un miembro / integrante de la tripulación
- he's a member of the party/union — está afiliado al partido/sindicato
- a member of the European Parliament — un miembro del Parlamento Europeo
- a member of the House of Representatives — un diputado
- (in UK) the member for Rye — el diputado por Rye
- several members of the audience walked out — varios espectadores / varios de los asistentes se retiraron de la sala
- they received a complaint from a member of the public — recibieron una queja de un particular / ciudadano
- the offer is open to any member of the public — la oferta está abierta al público en general
- they treat me like a member of the family — me tratan como si fuera de la familia
- Romania is a member of the EU — Rumanía es miembro de la UE
- before noun member states — países miembros
- He was an active member of the Philharmonic Society, for which he conducted concerts.
- As befitting his academic stature, Edward Said was a member of countless organizations and societies.
- Richard and his fellow team members each received a certificate and commemorative plaque.
- She belittled me in front of other team members, was extremely sarcastic and passive aggressive towards me.
- As part of our expanding section, the business team is currently looking for two new members to join our team.
- I was an active member of the Tolkien Society at the time of the first film.
- Many Labour Party members who attended the conference were disappointed with the event.
- The civil servants on these committees are, in principle, members of a team and not departmental spokesmen.
- At university, I was an active member of a society for magicians.
- Education is a key to developing activists and active members of organisations.
- He's been an active member in the Society of Travel Writers for over 40 years.
- His excellent skills with both bat and ball were at all times a leading example to both his fellow team members and the opposition.
- After retirement she was town councillor and deputy mayor and was a member of many local societies.
- She also served as an active member of numerous nursing organizations and as a consultant.
- The members of each organization follow a defined general pattern in their business activities.
- He moved to London in 1876, where he became a founder member of the Fabian Society.
- Our host will be local historian, Jim Hegarty, who is also an active member of the Society.
- Kim was a college student from South Korea and an active member of the Film society in his university.
- He possesses impressive legal credentials and is a fellow member of the Federalist Society.
- He was then joined by other members of the team and assisted them in fighting a fire in the airing cupboard.
2.1archaic (limb)miembro masculinemale member — miembro viril masculine euphemistic
- The skeleton, which is formed by the union of about 200 bones, is divided like the body into head, trunk, and members.
- It is very clearly apparent from the admonitions of Galen how great is the usefulness of a knowledge of the bones, since the bones are the foundation of the rest of the parts of the body and all the members rest upon them and are supported, as proceeding from a primary base.
- Furthermore the use of bracing using diagonal members to make a structure stiff was well known.
- Obtain written permission of the engineer prior to field cutting or altering of structural members.
- If main structural members are to be cut the load must be carried by temporary braces.
- Hardwire can even be used on structural steel members to increase their capacity.
- This will entail the wooden deck over which vehicles travel and some of the main supporting members being replaced.
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