In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(choice)opción feminineposibilidad feminineyou have the option to keep your maiden name — tienes la posibilidad / opción de conservar tu nombre de soltera
- I had no option but to resign — no me quedó más remedio que renunciar
- he was given the option of early retirement — le dieron la posibilidad / opción de anticipar su jubilación
- to keep / leave one's options open — dejar todas las puertas abiertas
- Syvet will also be providing information about green transport options and alternative fuel for cars.
- Trying to decide where to give money can also be difficult with so many options to choose from.
- Voters need to be informed about the alternate voting options of advanced polls and special ballots.
- The committee will now meet on September 17 to choose between the options.
- A grape vine needs five years to come into commercial production, so leasing is not a practical option.
- Finally, for those comfortable with investing in stocks there are a wealth of options to choose from.
- It appears that after months of debate and political posturing, none of the four options was chosen.
- Mr Daley says apart from the high costs involved, the layout of the building meant the work, which would include widening corridors, was not a practical option.
- Patients have now been asked to choose from two options if they wish to remain at the practice.
- Compared to them, today's youngsters have a lot more career options to choose from.
- Choose the more likely options rather than the best courses, he advised the students.
- He said that as head teacher he could not force youngsters to wear uniforms either but the school hoped parents saw it as a practical option.
- A single slab is also a practical option because it's easier to clean than a surface broken up by porous grout lines.
- A slipcover proved to be a practical option for giving this armchair a role in the new look.
- For those who missed it, on Tuesday night Councillors were asked to choose between two options.
- Those with cars are more likely to choose either of these options.
- The candidate could use a touch sensitive screen to choose from the following options.
- They will be asked to choose one of four options, none of which proposes the outright closure of both homes.
- The midfielder had an abundance of options but chose to throw the ball harmlessly into touch.
- Most of the time will be spent on the chosen option but each participant will get some experience of the other areas.
- It exercised its option to sell and tried to persuade Time Warner to pay in cash instead of stock.
- In technical terms, the new chief executive is entitled to be granted an option to buy ordinary shares.
- This involves buying and selling futures or options on shares, bonds or currencies.
- This relief does not apply if the shareholders in the target company retain an option to sell their shares to another company.
- The member only has the option to sell the shares privately if the company decides not to buy them back.
2.1Motor vehicles Audio
(optional feature)extra masculine
2.2School Universityoptativa feminineasignatura optativa feminine
3Business Financeopción femininethey have an option on a further 45 aircraft — tienen opción a comprar 45 aviones más
- we want first option (to buy) — queremos la primera opción de compra
- call option — opción de compra
- put option — opción put
- to take an option — hacer uso de una opción de compra
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