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(material)papel masculine(handkerchief/towel) de papeldon't throw paper on the floor — no tiren papeles al suelo
- it's made of paper — es de papel
- a sheet of paper — una hoja de papel
- a piece of paper — un papel
- I spent four years at college to get this piece of paper — me pasé cuatro años en la universidad para conseguir este papelito
- paper currency — papel moneda
- paper cutter — guillotina
- paper industry — industria papelera
- paper loss — pérdida no realizada
- paper profit — beneficio no realizado
- paper qualifications — títulos
- Then I wrote down the necessary directions to my place on a sheet of paper from that notepad.
- I noticed a sheet of thin, unlined paper beside the case that held the incredibly deadly drug.
- He took out the bacon from the skillet and placed it on three sheets of absorbent paper towel.
- The first thing to buy is a large sheet of white thick paper or thin card, which you gently bend into a right angled curve.
- She scribbles frantically on sheets of paper, then hunts through desk drawers for more writing material.
- She slid her nail along the top to open it and pulled out a single sheet of paper with a drawing and a sentence hastily scribbled along the bottom.
- The most readily available method for pressing paper sheets is in or under a large book.
- He continued to stare blankly at the sheet of paper until Loflen brought him out of his daze.
- I'd get lots of sheets of A4 paper, fold them over, staple them and make an instant book, write my story and draw covers.
- At a push, the bag itself could be constructed from a sheet of paper or small carrier bag tied up with an elastic band or bit of string.
- The printed paper sheets were pasted onto canvas mounts for display.
- Inside was a sheet of onionskin typing paper, the kind that's slippery but crinkles.
- Any letter that included more than one sheet of thin paper was likely to go missing.
- He pulled up the sheets of thin paper in front of his head as he squinted to read the small print.
- I angrily tore off the sheet of paper from my plain notebook, and reached for a tissue, blowing my nose.
- Then he pulled out a clean sheet of his stationary paper and took a quill.
- Taking out a sheet of paper with lots of writing on it, Daria nodded, took a deep breath, and began her story.
- Slowly and carefully, I broke the seal on the envelope and pulled out a sheet of thin paper.
- The supervisor nods and continues to make annotations on a sheet of paper.
- Traditionally, a sheet of paper was used to cast or register a vote.
1.2British (wrapper)envoltorio masculinepapel masculine
1.3wallpaperpapel (pintado) masculine
1.4cigarette paperpapel de fumar masculinesábana feminine Mexico
2(newspaper)diario masculineperiódico masculineI read/saw it in the paper — lo leí/lo vi en el diario / periódico
- what did the papers say about it? — ¿qué salió en los diarios / periódicos al respecto?
- before noun paper boy — diar(i)ero
- paper girl — diar(i)era
- The last turn of the century marked the peak of the newspaper boom, 2,600 papers across the country.
- New York had nine daily newspapers then, plus papers in Brooklyn, Queens and New Jersey, and three wire services.
- ‘Our intention to build a skatepark has been reported in the papers since January,’ he said.
- The papers also reported his claim to have had a bogus cocaine habit put around by a government press secretary.
- In this case, the story attracted enough national media attention that local people had access to alternative perspectives by examining the national papers.
- Nearly all the papers have eye-witness reports which stated that he was ‘hotly pursued’ by plain clothes police officers.
- But will the foreign papers be objective in reporting about India?
- These findings provide a prescription for future newspaper content if papers are to gain young readers now and keep them in the future.
- Some supermarket tabloids outsell the local papers.
- Before Christmas, the papers reported that children wouldn't be able to see the Harry Potter movie in its first week because so many office parties had made block bookings.
- Hardly a week goes by without the papers reporting that a new witch has been found.
- Besides the general-circulation papers, newspapers continued to flourish as agents of various special communities.
- Newspapers say they distribute papers where they sell.
- The editors of the three Scottish papers will report to McGurk day to day.
- Much more important is what papers say, report and headline in the years between elections.
- And every Monday morning he would scan the papers for reports on penalty kicks around the country.
- Many will have their own local memories of Bill and some will no doubt centre on getting the daily newspapers or the Sunday papers after Mass.
- All the day's newspapers, weekly periodicals and local papers are available at the library and any member of the public can call in to read them.
- Strikes by journalists on local papers in the north of England have spread from one title to another.
- While all the national papers report that Gore will be conceding any day now, the online debate rages on.
3.1masculine trabajomasculine artículofeminine ponenciafeminine comunicacióna research paper — un trabajo de investigación
- to give / present a paper — presentar una ponencia / una comunicación
- Five more papers were presented in the morning session and four papers, all illustrated with lantern slides, were given in the afternoon session.
- She has presented papers and sessions on prevention of music-related injuries and biomechanics of piano technique.
- Unfortunately, due to the large number of papers presented at most sessions, hardly any discussion took place.
- The object was to make it easier to assign papers to appropriate sessions.
- Three papers have examined mineral localization in the needles of larch species.
- The paper attempts to answer some of the key questions necessary for reform.
- The event will see a record number of more than 300 workshops, papers and poster sessions, grouped into 12 broad themes.
- This paper examines the transition between the short-term and the long-term responses to water status.
- I presented my paper at the first session and, relieved it was over, took the nearest free seat.
- This is an edited version of a paper examining the difficulties of DNA evidence.
- This paper examines that question by considering the acute phase of care provided by the public sector.
- In this issue, we present the final two papers from that session.
- We examined references of relevant papers and contacted experts in the subject.
- Thursday had the best of the paper sessions from my point of view.
- The papers in these sessions address these questions from three different directions.
- Their role at conferences, for example, can span everything from presenting papers to fielding questions in open conference sessions.
- This paper examines Bedouin attitudes and practices relating to the evil eye as a cause of misfortune.
- I am giving my paper in the first session on the last day, which is the day after the conference dinner.
- Simultaneous translation will be available during conference sessions, so papers may be presented in French or in English.
- The papers in this session have addressed several of the important issues facing the negotiators.
3.2(student essay)trabajo masculine
- The Department of Education and Science is also preparing to advertise for examiners to correct the papers to ensure the exams go ahead in June as planned.
- York students have seen weeks of revision go down the drain after a blundering examination board lost their papers.
- The examiners who evaluate the answer papers should be given their remuneration on time.
- However, the examiners who mark their papers will not be made aware of their circumstances, in order to preserve the integrity of the exams process.
- The number of answer papers identifying all the scarecrows correctly was higher than usual.
- I think that both the report and the strategy paper are positive documents for Bulgaria.
- Evidence from clients all over the country is accumulated, analysed and used for parliamentary briefing papers and reports.
- In their policy papers on universities both Mr Dawkins and Dr Nelson treated size as an important issue.
- It was understood public services minister Andy Kerr had a deal with the union leadership for support of the policy papers, but that unravelled over the past ten days.
- Based on that work stage three of the process will see the production of a series of policy papers setting out various options
- Numerous policy papers were adopted, which had some progressive sections in them.
- Policy papers, however clever, change nothing by themselves.
- Those reports - those working papers, again, as far as I understand it, were delivered at the command level.
- Detailed policy papers, letters and ministerial submissions are taped and listened to late into the evening, absorbed at double the normal speed.
- Politics is more than policy papers and polls and strategy.
Britishexamen masculinefeminine parte
5papers plural(documents)documentos masculinepapeles masculinehe had to hand over his identity papers — tuvo que entregar sus documentos de identidad / su documentación personal
- you have to carry your papers at all time — hay que llevar siempre los documentos / los papeles encima
- his car papers weren't in order — no tenía los papeles / documentos del coche en regla
- ship's papers — documentación del barco
- to give sb her/his walking papers — echar a algn
- His first book on folklore, Custom and Myth, did not appear until 1884, but contained papers written and printed much earlier.
- While studying at SFU, Terry would write his papers on cancer research.
- Other sources of information can include old documents, important papers or personal correspondence.
- I still haven't investigated the computer labs and continue to e-mail and write papers from the comfort of my own home.
- As proof of physical abuse, the Government demands to see police paperwork, court papers or a medical report.
- Well, they're probably excited they don't have to write any papers right now for their professors.
6Financepapel (comercial) masculinedocumento comercial masculine
1(wall/room) empapelar(wall/room) tapizar Mexico
- It is papered, ceiling included, in pink floral Sanderson wallpaper.
- The floor was laid with a thick burgundy carpet, the walls papered in pastel colours of cream and gold and peach.
- A feature wall was papered in golden crushed vinyl wallpaper.
- The walls were papered in a light cream colour and two comfortable sofas were positioned neatly amongst the other items of furniture.
- Currently the bedroom walls are magnolia above the dado rail, and papered beneath, with a subtle striped magnolia patterned wallpaper.
- The entire room, as well as the adjoining powder room and bedroom, was papered in stark white.
- Furniture was purchased in Philadelphia, and the rooms were painted and papered in stylish bright colors such as Prussian blue, crimson, salmon, and yellow ochre.
- The walls were papered in a pleasing floral print, a few comfortable chairs and a matching footstool were scattered about, and in the fireplace, a happy little blaze was flickering away.
- The walls were papered in a floral pattern and there was light jazz emitting from a hidden amplifier in the ceiling.
- The walls were papered with delicate designs and rich reds.
- Originally wood-panelled, the walls in the office have been papered in a lighter colour, and the room is furnished with modern, pale wood desk and table.
- He goes up to the flat and sees two workmen papering the walls.
- The walls were papered in a wide variety of rather dated and unpleasant wall papers.
- The walls were papered in elegant blue wallpaper, and the floor was soft carpet.
- And I already knew I could take radiators off walls to paint and paper behind them.
- The drawing room and dining areas are papered in Victorian style and have wooden floors and panelling.
- The walls of this hall were papered with material that had a satin feeling to it.
- The curator of the museum, has suggested that perhaps Frederick Linder, a painter and paperhanger, papered the walls in exchange for free rent.
- They both are papered with non-plastic type wallpaper.
- The stylish look now is a room that's fully papered, especially with the new architectural textures.
2Theatreto paper the house — regalar entradas
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