In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Music Theatre(actor/comedian) actuar(comedian/actor) trabajar(singer) cantar(musician) tocar(dancer) bailarthey'll be performing in London next month — el mes que viene se presentan (or actúan etc.) en Londres
- Onstage you have actors who've been performing musical comedy a long time.
- She danced as if she was actually on stage performing to an audience.
- The idea is, while there is a lot on offer for young people of a sporting bent during the holidays, there is less for those interested in singing or dancing, performing on the stage, on television or in the movies.
- Some street entertainment by performing artists and musicians was organised in the car free zone to amuse passing shoppers, workers and those just visiting the city centre to socialise.
- He says he has always loved singing, and discovered his talent when he performed on stage during a family holiday in Turkey.
- The two actors and two actresses performed the one-act drama three times according to three different scripts by three different writers.
- In hip-hop music, lyricists educate young audiences by performing songs that challenge oppressive ideas.
- The pastoral council are looking for people who can sing, dance or perform on stage for a variety show they are arranging in Moneenroe hall in March.
- Two noted Hohner accordion players performed this street entertainment at different times in the past, but did not work together.
- Join in the revelry with the six-man entertainment group as they perform hula dances to the tune of Hawaiian guitars and songs.
- On September 22, 23 and 24 the fiesta will take over parts of Parliament Street with a Latin market and live acts performing on stage there, as well as other parts of the festival.
- In her new book, she presents a practical guide for actors in approaching and performing Shakespearean texts.
- Actors and actresses performing Racine should speak their lines as verse instead of attempting to make this formal and highly ordered language seem the natural expression of psychological states.
- The children sang and performed for a packed audience.
- This lady is known for her dominating stage presence and the relative ease with which she performs and sings.
- Street entertainment will be performed by a local dramatic society and some invited speciality artists.
- It is an old-fashioned thriller being performed in a summer repertory season for a holidaying audience.
- This to me spells a director who requires foresight or who ought to hold more rehearsals after the play has been performed before an audience for at least a couple of times.
- In this very Inn of Court that you see before you, this very hall, Shakespeare's Twelfth Night was performed in the presence of Shakespeare.
- His plays, many long considered unstageable, were finally being performed to enthusiastic audiences.
- But what makes the piece so powerful is that he performs it with a dangerous charm flashing smiles of complicity at the neutered hacks.
- Classic bikes will be on display and rock bands will perform on an outdoor stage in the market place.
- Stocking groups from across York will perform renaissance-style entertainments during the free event.
- In between the shows, the comic interludes were performed to keep the audience in good spirits with twinkle-footed clowns.
- He had a highly engaging stage presence and obviously enjoyed performing his regular material in front of an audience.
- It is more than probable that so many of the audience have never been quite so close to performing actors and during my visit a party of local school children was completely mesmerised.
- You can tell why he's a star when he's front of an audience performing a song.
- No authorial comment has been more widely noted than the request of Chekhov that his plays be performed as comedies.
- So, does he prefer performing on stage to a live audience or acting on TV?
- We can perform contentedly on stage, and are well-received by the audiences, who normally go hysterical upon hearing the intro.
- During a banquet one night a group of five dancers in the entertainment entourage were performing a disco dance.
- But seeing her perform live on stage was a different experience altogether.
- The children have been busy rehearsing over the past few weeks and are really looking forward to performing on stage in front of a live audience.
- If the bully does not have an audience, there is no stage for performing.
- To save their lives the pair must perform for an audience of troops and republican prisoners who are to be shot the next day.
- The elimination of taped auditions has also helped the choirs involved, as they get exposure to performing before a live audience.
- Throughout the festival, visitors will be treated to free outdoor music gigs from almost 40 bands performing from seven outdoor stages dotted around the city centre.
- These were made at a time when her style had matured, so it is not easy to appreciate how she would have performed them in the revues.
- That he has regained sufficient emotional stability, after many years of considerable distress, to perform before live audiences is welcome.
- Friends from down the decades were there to share in the tributes and memories and former members of his band performed on stage together for the first time in many years.
2(work, produce results)(student/worker) rendir(student/worker) trabajar(team/vehicle/athlete) responder(stocks/company) rendir(economy) marcharhe performed well/badly in the local elections — obtuvo buenos/malos resultados en las elecciones locales
- the new system is performing as expected — el nuevo sistema está dando el resultado que se esperaba
- It is an appealing game for non-professional athletes who perform to the highest standard.
- But she and her fellow dogs did not perform to the standard their owners are used to and the team came a disappointing fifth.
- Students performed better in a series of cognitive tests of attention and memory.
- The new system will allow people to tell at a glance how their local council was performing and provide national accountability by highlighting how the performance has changed over time.
- Adding to this problem is increasing pressure on teachers to demonstrate that their students are performing at satisfactory levels in the standard subjects.
- A member of the health care team experiencing low morale may perform at a lower standard of practice than usual.
- They must perform to the standards they have set themselves week in, week out.
- As a team, they haven't performed to the required standard.
- By 1997 he made it to the final and hasn't performed at a lesser standard since, making the final every consecutive year.
- In such a state, they always try to perform at a higher level.
- And this money is only paid back over time as the private sector delivers the services, usually over a period of about 25 years; and if it performs to the standards set.
- It's something that, if your whole team doesn't perform at a high standard, doesn't happen.
- Whether wriggling free of markers, surging out in front of goalscoring charts or simply performing to a standard those around him cannot match, the Swede is a master at setting himself apart.
- This is a pity since there have been prolonged periods where he has performed to an acceptable standard.
- The process was initially introduced for local government in 2002 to give people a single overall judgment on how well their local council performs and delivers services.
- So this is a company which by most standards is still performing very well, but there are one or two internal issues that it has to deal with at the moment as well as the fact that it's facing a tough market.
- ‘We've always been capable of winning tests against anyone, but the difficulty has been performing at that standard in the next game,’ he said.
- Pre-season training will be an important time for Charlie because players with his talent should be performing at a high standard more often than not.
- And what it did was bring the pride back to our sprinting men. who, by their own standards, did not perform as they would have liked in the individual event.
- In the aftermath of that it became clear that some players were unable to give the sort of commitment that was required while other fellows were not performing to the necessary standard.
1Music Theatre(play) representar(play) dar(role) interpretar(role) representar(aria) interpretar(aria) cantar(symphony) tocar(symphony) interpretar(symphony) ejecutar(trick/pas de deux/somersault) ejecutar(trick/pas de deux/somersault) hacershe'd never performed Norma — nunca había interpretado / representado el papel de Norma
2(carry out, fulfill)(function) desempeñar(function) hacer(function) cumplir(role) desempeñar(task) ejecutar(task) llevar a cabo(experiment) realizar(feat) llevar a cabo(feat) realizar(ceremony) celebrar(rites) practicarto perform an operation — practicar una intervención quirúrgica formal
- I'm expected to perform miracles — esperan que haga milagros
- As her maid of honor, it is my duty to perform certain tasks.
- Most of these traditional serological tests are still routinely performed in the clinical laboratory.
- One person proposed that they test each part as it was received; another suggested that the vendor perform testing in return for a sorting fee.
- The assay was performed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
- Surgery was routinely performed on an outpatient basis.
- And yes, I have tested the restore function and it faithfully performed this task, too.
- As discussed earlier, there is an increased reliance on contractors to perform mission critical tasks.
- If you do not inform your reader with the basics of how to accomplish a task, perform a function or use a new tool, I guarantee he will find out from someone else.
- But we cannot be expected to perform the task of a training officer.
- Could someone with a lesser aerobic capacity successfully perform the tasks required of a transit officer?
- The members of the club committee at present perform the dual role of branch and club committee.
- But he said workers were able to reach the plant to perform maintenance tasks by walking along nearby railroad tracks.
- Many are left on in that time, perhaps performing the odd maintenance task.
- Twenty-four percent of participants reported that they had neither performed nor received oral sex.
- After the session, most people feel relaxed and mellow but in complete control of all of their faculties and able to perform any task or duty such as driving or working.
- Many have these tests performed by independent laboratories.
- It is not to perform the function of carrying the signal over a distance to the point of the wall socket.
- Children were expected to perform lung function and complete diaries daily and to make time for home visits every 4 weeks.
- However, assays were routinely performed using at least three different lines and lead to similar qualitative results.
- True love, it seems, has a nourishing effect; it performs a similar function to the veins which carry enriching blood around the body.
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