In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(event)fiesta feminine(mood) masculine festivo(game) de salón(dress) de fiestaI was invited to a tea/dinner party — me invitaron a un té/a una cena
- we're going to have / throw a party to celebrate it — vamos a dar / hacer una fiesta para celebrarlo
- they gave her a party — dieron una fiesta en su honor
- the party's over — se acabó la fiesta
2Politicspartido masculine(leader/member/worker) del partidoto join a party — afiliarse a un partido
- the party line — partidismo
3(group)grupo masculinethey were a small party — eran un grupo pequeño
- are you one of our party? — ¿usted forma parte de nuestro grupo?
- raiding party — destacamento de asalto
4(person or body involved)parte femininea solution acceptable to both parties — una solución aceptable para ambas partes
- a third party — un tercero
- all parties concerned — todos los interesados
- the guilty/innocent party — el inocente/culpable
- the parties to the contract — los firmantes / las partes del contrato
- to be (a) party to a suit — ser parte litigante
- to be (a) party to a crime/deception — ser cómplice de un crimen/engaño
- I will not be (a) party to that — yo no me voy a hacer cómplice de eso
- it is in the hands of an unnamed private party — está en manos de un particular anónimo
1informalir a fiestasdivertirseshe loves to party — le encanta ir a fiestas/divertirse
- let's party! — ¡vámonos de juerga!
- This was given out to guests at the party, but a few bottles were held back and autographed by the whole team.
- It seemed that there was always something to do, be it orientation activities or residence parties.
- Companies that are no longer in business spent millions on parties and promotions still spoken of in tones of disbelief and nostalgia.
- The hotel staff encourages the use of this area for social gatherings and parties.
- Other activities include a party to celebrate the club's first anniversary.
- I cried for every birthday when no matter how many I invited to his party, no-one showed up.
- To carry on with the theme of the party, let each guest make a list of seeds she would like to order.
- Upstairs, the walls are decorated with photos of smiling people at parties and on camping trips.
- This is the first time I've done a summer holiday event, I usually do school parties and trips.
- As the week turns to weekend, teenagers rush to the bottle shops to buy their drinks for the parties ahead.
- In the past, the youths usually ended the parade with a party, where they drank traditional liquor.
- Avoid having many long holiday gatherings and parties with large numbers of guests.
- Sometimes, caterers serving at parties and social gatherings order large quantities.
- It was a common drink, brewed by 18th century farm owners at family parties and other social events.
- A buffet of finger foods is the perfect way to serve guests at an anniversary party or wedding reception.
- Ana and I had discussed before the party what kind of drink we would be consuming.
- A week ago on Saturday, my brother broke his toe while drunk at a party at my house.
- During the weeks preceding my graduation from high school several people threw parties for the senior class.
- Day patients have been celebrating the festive season all week with special parties and entertainment.
- She is looking up at the group and beaming at them, like someone at a drinks party who is hovering on the edge of a conversation in the hope of being included.
- He promised to prepare the ground within his party, but his departure has exposed the fact that he did nothing to deliver on that promise.
- Each ballot paper has a list of all registered political parties contesting the elections.
- The new structure should operate under the jurisdiction of the Finance Ministry, the party said.
- The Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties are contesting every seat.
- No wonder there is growing disillusionment with all mainstream parties and politicians across Europe.
- The prime minister could also seek smaller religious parties to bolster his coalition.
- In the following year, the ruling and opposition parties formed a coalition government.
- One is simply covering the events that happened, the campaign activities of the parties.
- At election times the party is dependent on resources and activists from unions.
- It broke a 40-year monopoly of the two openly capitalist parties over working class politics.
- If the ruling party doesn't perform well, the opposition can offer a viable alternative.
- The rally was organized by a newly powerful coalition of fundamentalist religious parties.
- Across the entire party there is agreement - Labour has no chance of adding to its 50 seats.
- We should be able to build a broad movement which is not the product of a single party, or its plaything.
- He remained respected in the party, in whose activities he took a close interest.
- Both the ruling and opposition parties suspended all campaign activities in the wake of the shooting incident.
- To win elections, politicians and parties wage costly campaigns.
- All constitutional parties opposed to the pact were unionist, and they had no such difficulty in uniting.
- There was no attempt made by other parties to debate the issue.
- It is a party of working people against the Republican Party of corporations and wealth.
- Moving forward to the game's present day, you'll get to meet the three characters who form your party.
- The most organised person in our party had brought a torch, but we also had our own guide to help us find our way home.
- Private parties can book for trips along the coastline or upriver to Waterford.
- After an unsuccessful trip his hunting party bought him a bear cub to shoot.
- There were 35 people on the tour and trouble flared when some of the party got drunk and started smashing doors and a bed.
- There was an agreement between the parties under which the defendants would market Mr Brawley's development.
- Attendance will be by invitation from the agency to organisations, interested parties, transport and public groups.
- We consider a lease to be a private contractual agreement between two parties.
- Tensions rose when there was a perception among people that the two parties were not working well together.
- As you can see, there are no answers here, and the battle lines drawn by both parties are still being fought today.
- These were mutually exclusive areas of medical activity, as the parties agreed.
- So you know the phone lines between the two parties were burning up last weekend.
- We would like to hear the views of parents and all other interested parties on this very important issue.
- This will delay the much needed reforms as the various parties dispute their respective responsibilities and the subject fades from public memory.
- All parties agree that the old legislation is not working and that something better is required.
- The UN, the United States, Europe, and other interested parties urgently need to move the process along.
- She accused both parties in the dispute of losing sight of the fact that the people who were suffering most were the students.
- I found the agreement eminently sensible, safeguarding the interests of parties on both sides, and so I readily acceded.
- That is why the council is presently consulting with all interested parties about what people want from a new building.
- The warring parties signed a ceasefire agreement on April 8 to would allow humanitarian agencies into the area.
- Conciliation officers will seek to resolve disputes by agreement between the parties.
- Educational activities that benefit all parties are not impossible, but difficult, to attain.
- But both parties are confident an agreement can be reached.
- In such cases, resort to binding adjudication will require the agreement of all parties to the dispute.
- It is very important to understand that the only settlement that will survive has to be one that the parties of the dispute can agree to.
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