In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fresh information)a piece / item of news — una noticia
- I have (some) good/bad news — tengo buenas/malas noticias
- we've had some sad news — hemos recibido una triste noticia / noticias muy tristes
- have you heard the news? — ¿te has enterado de lo que ha pasado?
- tell me all your news! — ¡cuéntame qué novedades tienes!
- the news of her dismissal — la noticia de su despido
- they waited for further news — quedaron a la espera de más noticias / de mayor información
- there's no news of any survivors — no se tiene noticia de que hayan sobrevivientes
- we've had no news of him — no hemos sabido nada de él
- how can we get news to him that … ? — ¿cómo podemos hacerle saber que …?
- it was news to me that she'd got married — para mí era una novedad que se había casado
- if you think that, have I got news for you! — si eso crees, ahora te vas a enterar / te vas a llevar una sorpresa
- news travels fast — ¡cómo corren las noticias!
- On March 22nd we received some of the best news we could have received at that time.
- A number of good internet sites contain news on current events as well as background articles.
- Then he received some startling news from a phone call that all his searching was wasted.
- He received news of his friend's death via a cryptic message left on his cell phone.
- In a related note, this tiny nation has been making the rounds in world news in recent times.
- This news has been well received by some residents who were beginning to lose faith in the council a few weeks ago.
- But just two months before the big day she received the terrific news that a match had been found.
- It would take a long essay to answer this question, but some recent news could provide a hint.
- Sharp swings on world markets were caused by a decidedly mixed batch of recent news.
- She's been saying this for a few weeks, not just since the recent news story.
- The site will also feature an hour-by-hour weblog of campaign events and news stories.
- In the life of a migrant, the big news event is not who came in first in the Bass Hill election.
- At the end of every vigil we make a circle and share news and announce other events and concerns.
- Problem number two is that the recent economic news has been pretty poor from Labour's point of view.
- Doctors are already geared up to carry out the major operation within six hours of receiving the vital news.
- I had the day off work on Friday, so I went round to Fay's and received some unexpected news.
- But recent news from doctors suggests that he could return to work as early as Easter.
- Nokia did receive better news with the continued turnaround in its mobile phone division.
- As a result, concerned citizens do not receive timely news about political issues that they want.
- So other recent news was about media studies being taught at primary school level.
2Radio Journalism Televisionnoticias femininethe international/sports news — la información internacional/deportiva
- news in brief — resumen de noticias
- she's been in the news a lot recently — últimamente se ha hablado mucho de ella / ha salido mucho en las noticias
- the six o'clock news — el noticiero de las seis
- to listen to/watch the news — oír / escuchar/ver las noticias / el informativo etc.
- news editor — redactora de noticias
- the news headlines — el resumen informativo / de noticias
- news item — noticia
- This issue got more play during the time when campaign finance reform was in the news.
- The idea is to engage and involve viewers in the news, and to stimulate public debate.
- The coaches are in the news at the moment and it got me thinking about what it is that makes a good coach.
- Let's just list some of the outrageous assertions and omissions in the news today.
- Issues about or affecting teenagers are regularly in the news, but we seldom hear what they have to say.
- Wendy's friend Jeff was able to tell Astor why the Astoria project was in the news.
- How we, as a society handle complaints of child abuse seems to be constantly in the news.
- There's a story in the news reporting that Oxford Street may get a pedestrian fast lane.
- So the idea that philosophy does relate to the everyday concerns reflected in the news is not a fanciful one at all.
- Smash and grab from motor cars at stop streets or traffic lights has been in the news.
- Next week there will be a special Science Show about an Australian animal in the news.
- The evil ones are not afraid of officials, they are only afraid of being reported in the news.
- This issue has been in the public domain for quite some time; it has been in the news.
- Most of it seemed familiar, almost all of it is stuff we'd read in news reports and seen in the news but forgotten.
- Ashay was back in the news today with a somewhat confused article in the Royal Gazette.
- The church and its leader have been in the news at times for various reasons.
- As it happens, there's been a spate of criminal women in the news and other media lately.
- Even journalists cannot enter to publish the news, and the situation there is so bad.
- Rover is still in the news today and still the government haven't done anything.
- It was all in the news and I was just dumbfounded by what I was hearing on the TV.
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