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(record, reminder)nota feminineto make a note of sth — anotar / apuntar algo
- she made a mental note of it — tomó nota de ello mentalmente
- to make notes — hacer anotaciones
- to take notes — tomar apuntes / notas
- lecture notes — apuntes de clase
- He sat taking notes as prosecutors outlined the case.
- I carefully unfolded it and placed it over my notebook, so it looked like I was taking notes on the lecture.
- Vince had pulled out a small notebook and was taking notes on her report.
- Taking notes during teachers' lectures wasn't his top priority, Markus admitted.
- All agreed it was a good idea to make a note of what they had eaten if they noticed their baby seemed more gassy or fussy.
- The jury was listening intently, a few times taking notes.
- He watches the proceedings, taking notes on which issues are raised and how the bills are tabled and passed.
- He painstakingly annotates and takes notes from the books and gets information downloaded from the Internet.
- She went through the motions of the day, listening to lectures, taking notes, and writing tests.
- Dana, who was taking notes, scribbled something down onto her pad of paper.
- Afterwards we spent the rest of the day in a lecture taking notes.
- This exercise fixes the subjects in my head the same way that taking notes at a lecture does, putting them in reliable and easily-accessible mental registers.
- It's only later, when I look over these words in my notes, that I realize he could just as easily be talking about his life.
- The man pulled out a notebook and scribbled across and down the page taking notes.
- Yes, just taking notes can trigger your memory and revive all those important points.
- I was taking notes during the brief but my pen went dry midway through.
- Instead of working on my story, I started taking notes about the people around me.
- It's more the kind of book you want to go back and read again in more detail taking notes and picking up on the subtleties and connections you know you missed.
- Less frequently, patients keep their record booklet and make a note of the result and dose following a telephone call from the hospital.
- University is not just about sitting in lectures and taking notes, then going over to the library to do essays.
1.2(comment)nota femininecomentario masculinemarginal notes — notas al margen feminine
- she wrote the catalogue notes — escribió el comentario del catálogo
- The typeface has been chosen well and the use of lavender print in the word headings and margin notes makes this book a delight to read and to own.
- Had I been more organised I'd have put an explanatory note inside.
- This is a book that encourages marginal notes, because one wants to debate the issues and contentions Clark raises.
- The absence of explanatory notes or any other context relating to outside events is also a problem.
- It could be best described as a selection of readings accompanied with annotations and explanatory notes.
- I have added my own explanatory notes in the square brackets.
- To while away the time, they produced a Bible whose text was basically that of the Great Bible, but it was embellished with explanatory notes.
- Each of the plays Shaver includes, however, is thoroughly annotated with explanatory notes that will ease the introduction of these texts into the classroom.
- Not all annotations and marginal notes were politically motivated or denominationally influenced.
- Nearer to the station they came across a hut onshore with some stacked wood and a book full of margin notes.
- He had only been enabled to come to that conclusion, it was said, because he had imported into his reasoning process words which are to be found in the explanatory notes and not in the policy itself.
- Your map and explanatory notes have been very helpful.
- It included marginal notes which commended it to the Puritans, who wished to study it without need of priestly interpretation.
- If you put a vertical photo in the template, you can use the left-over black space for a title or a note of explanation.
- The map and explanatory notes attached to the entry form were very well done.
- In the explanatory notes in the 1996 amendments of the regulations there is a reference to a committee.
- The book is laced with notes, side bar comments, references and documented examples to support his training ideology.
- She does supply an explanatory note at the end, but, by the time you get to it, you realise you had somehow absorbed all this anyway.
- At the end of the book are 30 pages of explanatory notes as befits any good reference book, as well as a 14 page index.
- Protruding from each reserved book is a note of the inscription required.
2.1(message)nota feminineleave a note on the door — deja una nota / un recado en la puerta
- I crumpled the note as best I could, and threw it over the wall.
- With a rare smile, I began to read the short message that the note held.
- Some students elaborated on topics and issues in their emails and notes posted on the message board while others were rather short.
- I crumpled the note up and threw it into the fireplace.
- My problem concerns my daughter, who at the end of last year wrote me a short note to the effect that she wanted no further contact with me.
- Matt crumpled the note up and aimed for the trashcan.
- I've kept everything: his letters, little notes and the messages he would write in his books.
- It was explained to me that my mother-in-law would like me to write a short note to Lord Ram, as was the tradition.
- In the postbag was also a handwritten note and a few words of biography on Peter Seward.
- I just wanted to write a short note to let you know how thrilling it was to finally meet you.
- Jane had written a short note, thanking me for reading romance novels in general and wishing me luck with my studies.
- You wrote a short handwritten note, which explained to me how, where and when to deliver the feedback to the external examiner.
- She dropped it in quickly, and then crumpled the note and envelope up.
- I do hope she's okay and not parked at the top of Beachy Head trying to find the right words for her note.
- I need light, she thought as she tried to read the message written on the note.
- You want to be able to write a thank-you note or letters or whatever.
- Taking out a small sheet of paper she wrote a short note and placed it under his hand.
- I wrote him a note explaining that I got the letter, and I knew he loved me, but I was still loyal to my boyfriend.
- I didn't even realize it was not a common word until reading your note.
- I went back through to the kitchen and wrote a short note explaining what was on the disc.
(official communication)nota femininemensaje masculine
- The PNG government sent a second diplomatic note on April 7, again demanding an apology.
- Mexico's foreign minister says he sent a diplomatic note to the United States protesting the law.
- In April it was announced that the Russian government had sent several notes claiming ownership of Bulgartabac Holding property.
- The Russian side was informed of the Bulgarian position in an official note.
- France sent a diplomatic note to the Thai government, detailing a series of demands.
- Britain and France, along with the USA and Russia, sent identical notes to Beijing.
- Bulgaria has filed an official note on the case to the Russia's foreign ministry.
2.3promissory noteFinancepagaré masculine
- A long queue formed as the Co-op machine started to deliver £20 notes instead of the tenners people were expecting.
- Even if A pays notes and coins into an account - typically not the case - it is basic law that that money is the bank's own, to use as it wishes.
- Euro notes and coins become legal tender in 12 countries and ‘dual circulation’ begins.
- I believe that the abolition of £5 notes from Britain's cash machines has contributed to our tendency to overspend.
- Mr Ormstone told the court that the money was not the same cash he had paid with and the notes were not marked.
- The man ran away after swiping several hundred pounds in notes from a cash till in the Co-op.
- The bar staff dressed as bunny girls and collection buckets on the bar grew fuller and fuller as people paid for drinks with notes and freely threw in their change, Mrs Kearns recalled.
- He then pulled out a wad of $100 and $50 notes before paying the bill and leaving a $3 tip.
- Ticket machines at tram stations have been overhauled because of the number of fake coins and notes used to pay for fares.
- On return an £11 international departure tax must be paid in local notes.
- One elderly woman anonymously handed over a brown paper bag containing £1,000 in five- and ten-pound notes.
- The Ellenor Foundation can turn old mobile phones, used postage stamps, empty toner and ink cartridges and foreign coins and notes into cash.
- Most credit cards and travellers' cheques are widely accepted, as are cash notes of the world's major trading currencies.
- A keen member of a city amateur dramatic group, he put two ten-pound notes down the woman's cleavage and put his arms around her.
- Presumably Digby Brown didn't pay him in used notes.
- Things got worse when Mrs Bloxsome increasingly noticed someone was stealing ten-pound notes from her purse.
- The detective paid for some stones using £360 cash in marked notes, which Johnstone later handed over after being suspended.
- Punters too pay 50 notes to get into the building, but then negotiate a fee with the strumpet of their choice.
- My wallet contains far more bits of plastic than cash notes, unfortunately.
- Donnie dug into his pocket and pulled out a ten-pound note and handed it over.
3.1Musicnota feminineto end sth on a high note — cerrar algo con un broche de oro
- The ensuing Adagio with its long notes and plucked bass line made for welcome progress after a long first movement.
- Natural musical notes are still heard across the Lake.
- Touching each chorus with that raise in intensity whether it be a single bass note or a cymbal crash, what has appeared is a live show to match up to the reputation he has now built.
- All this talk that one shouldn't change a single note in a score is nonsense.
- When a pianist hits a sour note, even the musically untrained can tell.
- Then there is a series of slowly rising and rapidly, anxiously strummed bass notes.
- For a 14-year-old, just looking at the swirling and overlapping musical notes was daunting.
- Some singers astonished the judges with their amazing control over their voice as they got tested in the nuances of musical notes in various ragas.
- Twins Michael and Jake Jones were so wheezy with asthma that they struggled to hold a single note on a penny whistle.
- ‘Even as a young child, the little piano bits I would play were all on the black notes, all the minor, dark keys,’ she recalls.
- Some of these wind mobiles are in the shape of little pots and bell-shaped containers, with a bead or two that will strike against the rim and create those musical notes.
- When a bow is drawn across a string, the result might be a musical note at the desired pitch, but on the other hand it might be an undesirable whistle, screech or graunch.
- No musical notes fit together better than those which are exactly one octave apart.
- The track starts slowly with an electro beat that eventually gives way to a long drawn out synth bass line of three notes.
- Vocals materialize four minutes later, with an accompaniment of ringing notes that double the human voice.
- Pythagoras discovered that the pitch of a musical note depends upon the length of the string which produces it.
- The voice was soft and calm, like a musical note in a classical piece right when the exposition ends.
- Beneath the portraits and guitars is a rose of musical notes, symbolizing Elvis' lifelong love of music.
- This consists simply of four notes written out on a single stave in breves.
- It has also set a pattern before us of five black and seven white notes not to be argued with.
- Chapters cover finding notes on the piano, hand positioning and an introduction to rhythm and musical notation.
- It was very unusual - I was the first - for a lyric tenor to sing all those notes in full voice.
- Roman and italic type started to be used together in the same line at the same time black notes began to accompany white notes on the piano, both products of the same Baroque mindset.
- Best of all, folks can make music through GarageBand even if they lack an instrument, can't read notes or are devoid of real talent.
- And both agreed it was best not to have a single note of music for that lengthy stretch of the film's narrative.
- I have discovered that it is enough when a single note is beautifully played.
- Students will need to be able to play blocked seventh chords in one hand while playing single notes in the other hand, and read treble and bass clefs.
- The stage itself seems like acres of space where each dancer is the focus of attention and every step has the clarity of Tchaikovsky's musical notes.
- Experience the musical notes of a wide variety, ranging from the pianos to the bells.
3.2(tone)it strikes a familiar note — suena conocido
- there was a note of weariness in her voice — su voz tenía un dejo de cansancio
- do I detect a note of sarcasm? — ¿no hay allí una pizca de sarcasmo?
- the evening ended on a sad note — la velada terminó con una nota triste
3.3(element, hint)toque masculine
- The voice was calm but it held a firm note of authoritative quality that only fools would disobey.
- It might just be part of the world-wide Ford push, but I felt there was a personal note in Mike's attitude.
- With his eye already on the future, and in particular on next year's World Cup, it was no surprise though to hear Woodward hit an optimistic note.
- So in some ways, farming ends the year on a more optimistic note than it began it.
- But Stuttaford ends his own piece on an optimistic note, and I would add one of my own.
- He strikes only one note of caution for aspiring American dancers.
- Despite these grounds for pessimism, I would choose to conclude on an optimistic note.
- Well, if I can end on a reasonably optimistic note, you are aware now that the Independent Police Complaints Commission has begun its work.
- This adds an optimistic note to the story of architectural research.
- Knott, therefore, ends his historical survey on a relatively optimistic note.
- Maybe she wanted to start her life on a fresh note and didn't want anything from her past, a friend reasoned it out for me.
- And it's nice to end on an optimistic note after the conversation you had with Andy.
- On a less nightmare-inducing note it seems the flavour of the week has been inquiries.
- So on that naively optimistic note: Here's to many more decades!
- He had his own reasons to strike a note of caution against the media references.
- The monochrome photography adds a harsh note, reflecting the grainy greys of this fearful life.
- Improbably yet convincingly, the film ends on an optimistic note.
- On a final note, the physical quality of paperbound edition I own leaves much to be desired.
4British(banknote)billete masculinea 10 pound note — un billete de 10 libras
1(observe, notice)I have noted your objections — he tomado (debida) nota de sus objeciones
- note the red markings on its head — fíjense en / observen las manchas rojas de la cabeza
- to note that — observar / notar que
- will customers kindly note that smoking is not permitted — se les recuerda a los señores clientes que está prohibido fumar
- I note the provision for notice of requirement for public documents.
- Please note the following: This is an integer calculation.
- Please note all items should be clean and in good condition.
- Mr Paddy Oliver said he was pleased to note the progress made but was very disappointed that there was no mention of work at Crossmolina school.
- It is pleasing to note it will celebrate its tri-centenary this year.
- If you are a blogger who has had this happen today, please note the guy's IP address and report it to the Net Abuse cops.
- Please note the flashing part at the bottom of the balloons.
- And fans will be pleased to note the boys are back on tour this autumn in both the UK and Germany.
- Please note it will be not fancy dress as originally stated.
- Please note that choir practice resumes in The Neale church on October 1st at 8pm.
- Please note the course is free of charge to family carers.
- We were both wearing our best clothes at the time so my mother was not pleased to note our bedraggled appearance on our return home.
- Please note these announcements were collected before the derailment in case anyone thinks they are currently making light of the situation.
- They picked up their lists (please note the plural) of questions and the interview began.
- The room itself is fine and I am pleased to note the lack of any sticky chocolatey confection on the pillow.
- All members please note all meetings will be held every second Wednesday of each month.
- Please note closing date for receipt of entries is Thursday, April 4, at 12 noon.
- Please note this course is only open to women at this time.
- They were very pleased to note the village pump was surviving in its protective wrapping which is located opposite Askea House.
- If the mistake was with the newspaper team, please note the error.
2(record)(details/information) anotar(details/information) apuntarwe asked for the decision to be noted in the minutes — pedimos que la decisión constara en acta
- He provided no reason for changing the time frame from that which administration officials had previously noted.
- It is noted down on my - all the transfer documents are in the affidavit, your Honour.
- He duly noted down what he thought he missed out.
- The answer, given loud enough for all to hear, was then noted down by the clerk.
- If you'd like to keep a record, write down the temperature, noting the time of day.
- As I watched the film, I wrote Lea an email, just noting parts of the film that I particularly related to.
- Anglers who fish the waterways will then be asked to record the number of tagged fish, note the length and pass on the details to the trust.
- Test extinguishers monthly, document the date and note the name of the inspector who performed the test.
- Flow charts are made, every progress in the investigation is meticulously noted down.
- Doctors noted diagnosis and management in patients' records as usual.
- The couple did not have time to note the registration number.
- As they pulled out Angus looked back and saw Crowe standing at the car park entrance noting Savage's car registration number in his notebook.
- In fact he noted in his diary that after negotiations concluded many Indians thanked him.
- I am merely recording this as part of an ongoing series noting the deaths of famous people.
- I'm not sure how much of a difference this makes, but I'm happy to note it for the record.
- It is worth noting the following details of dates and places where meetings were held.
- Then, note the output level of the signal generator and record it as reference level 1.
- Although she was deeply shocked, she noted down the registration number of the van the man got into and passed it on to police.
- I need to return to my core values, Hall noted in his diary.
- It was also important to note the specific day of the week under the date.
- On the Tuesday several events occurred that would be noted in this diary.
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