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(session)Theatre representación feminineTheatre función feminineCinema función femininemasculine númeromasculine espectáculothe band/trio will give no more performances in Rome — el grupo/trío no volverá a presentarse en Roma
- the eight o'clock performance is sold out — las entradas para la función de las ocho están agotadas
- (live) in performance — (actuando) en directo
- His radical idea was that whatever sounds listeners heard during the performance constituted the music.
- The performances - matinees and evenings most days - will take place within the Tower's courtyards and its gardens near the main house.
- Dances and songs often accompanied the performances.
- A few tickets remain for the matinee performance at 1.30 pm Saturday but the evening performance is sold out.
- The show follows the traditional plot of the fairytale story but with plenty of comedy and slapstick to keep the crowds entertained for both evening and matinee performances.
- Also included in the lineup was a jazz night and on Wednesday night music lovers enjoyed performances which fused classical and trad sounds.
- There, pageants and performances could be presented against the authentic background of Clifford's Tower and the Castle Museum buildings.
- It features recordings of performances by the junior and chamber choirs and also instrumental music and solo performances by a number of accomplished musicians and singers.
- He has appeared as a chamber musician with many singers and instrumentalists and has taken part in first performances of many contemporary music pieces.
- Four of these were for performers who gave an original performance of a well-known piece of drama or music.
- When I visit on the last day of the symposium, the exhibition is accompanied by outdoor performances of songs and poems.
- Another commonality between the two stage divas is an emphasis on theatre standards as dramatic performances, not merely nice old songs.
- Each disc contains three complete music performances, some of which we only see pieces of during the episodes.
- Though it took many years to establish the technique of sound on film, live music accompanied public performances.
- Traditional recreation involves storytelling and performances of music, dance, and song.
- The dancers present two performances a day - one at around noon and the other at around 8: 00 pm.
- It also includes songs and live music performances, although the core of the show is still the Irish folk dance.
- The concert was the fourth in a series of evening performances organised by the Trustees during 2003.
- Its popularity in 1948 with both schoolchildren and adults saw the Blossom Street picture house bursting at the seams during matinees and evening performances for weeks on end.
- It is dedicated to presenting concerts and performances with a meaning.
- Back in the 17th and 18th centuries the only performances heard in complete silence were performances of sacred music.
- As if that was not enough they also had to find a way to impress the judges with a two-minute performance set to a piece of music of their own choice.
- The production includes a large cast with performances in music, dance, song and comedy.
- I would like to thank the young people who worked to put on a wonderful performance of Sound of Music at the Wyvern.
- All these elements work to infuse a strong sense of being present at the performance for the film spectator.
- When was the last time you sat down in your own home to listen to a full performance of a piece of music, with no other distractions?
- Although these veteran jazzmen take their music seriously, humor plays a role in their performances.
- Schools would have to apply for entertainment licences if any performances were attended by members of the public not directly associated with the school or its pupils.
- At the same time it poses the most fundamental questions about what matters in a performance of a piece of music.
- Highly stylized dramatic performances were accompanied by music.
1.2feminine interpretaciónfeminine representaciónthe twentieth performance of the play — la vigésima representación de la obra
- the first performance of the play — el estreno de la obra
- the first performance of Hamlet by a black actor — la primera vez que un actor negro interpreta a Hamlet
1.3feminine interpretaciónfeminine actuaciónfeminine interpretaciónfeminine actuaciónshe won an Oscar for her performance in the lead role — ganó un Oscar por su interpretación del papel protagónico / por su actuación en el papel protagónico
2masculine rendimientomasculine desempeño Latin Americamasculine rendimientofeminine actuaciónmasculine desempeñofeminine performance Latin Americamasculine comportamientofeminine performance Latin Americaresultadosmasculine rendimientoher performance in the polls/oral exam was good — obtuvo buenos resultados en el sondeo/examen oral
- a high-performance engine — un motor de alto rendimiento
- we have improved our overseas performance — nuestros resultados en el extranjero han mejorado
- Policing performance targets set by the Government are stifling officers' ability to do their job, a report claims.
- While the market's not racing away, it has been fairly solid in terms of performance.
- The days of making huge gains in engine performance are behind us now.
- They have been shown to enhance clinical performance in terms of drug dosing and preventive care.
- The first involves tuning existing structural fiber products to improve performance.
- The report measures the three key performance targets, which many hospitals across England and Wales failed to hit.
- Students believe that the College is hoping to improve academic performance during Michaelmas term.
- I will measure performance in terms of achievement at the top line taking into account how much money we put behind the brands.
- Can the people afford to trust the group with its record of failure in terms of performance and financial management?
- The new franchise runs for eight years and nine months, with the final two years dependent on achieving performance targets.
- Police could lose money or be asked to resign if they don't meet strict performance targets set by the Greater Manchester force.
- By programming all functionality in the kernel, we can make gains in performance.
- Instead, it will rely on factors other than a faster clock speed to improve the performance of its chips.
- The operator can notice changes in machine performance and handling to some degree.
- Dublin remains a divided city in terms of academic performance.
- Each organization will have its own tolerance level for speed and performance.
- Studies have shown that private pension funds provide the worst performance - even in terms of what they deliver on the stock market.
- This will protect it against further market gyrations, but will hamper performance long term.
- In terms of overall retail performance, there was no suggestion that the retail sector was in crisis.
- And that too maybe a very big contributor to why these kids are so good in terms of their mathematical performance.
- Technological advancements have delivered major gains in lighting performance.
- These products deliver outstanding performance year after year and represent the ultimate in quality.
- Since improving health is the defining goal of the health system, we report performance in terms of that goal.
- This technology offers improved assay performance as well as speed and automation in one system.
- The machines sharing the work usually come to have different performance capabilities.
- These drills are performed to develop cardio-vascular fitness and muscle power in terms of performance.
- With this development, significant gains in performance seem to be within reach once again.
- In this way, administrators can balance not just capacity but performance as well.
- But local health chiefs were warned some of this extra money depends on them meeting tough performance targets.
- Will a slower speed device affect performance of a faster device if they are on the same channel?
- Second, performance collapses very rapidly once the tipping threshold is exceeded.
- Also, sealing was suspect, so performance dropped rapidly after use in the rain.
- We tested to see if the increased performance met the theoretical speed boost.
- As learners, they may perceive a benefit in terms of application to performance in senior years.
- Not if you were raised on a steady diet of hot rods, muscle cars and performance vehicles.
- It puts frequently accessed information into a high performance and a high capacity storage system.
- Only the latter two speed up performance while simultaneously enhancing data safety.
- A lot of the key building blocks are now in place but have yet to pay off in terms of performance.
- The most recent tests proved very positive in both performance and reliability terms.
- A small weight penalty is well worth it for the performance and durability solution gained.
3formal(fulfillment)masculine ejerciciomasculine desempeñofeminine ejecuciónfeminine realizaciónin the performance of his duties — en el ejercicio / en el desempeño de sus funciones
- The leader is a role model to the followers in respect of both task performance and ethical behaviour.
- How do you say it impairs their performance of their functions as judges?
- Judicial immunity promotes independence by allowing the fearless performance of the judicial function.
- It is addressing a different realm of discourse, namely, performance of judicial functions.
- Their use in Britain, moreover, was often confined to the performance of a single task.
- They require diversion of considerable assets from performance of principal tasks.
4informal(fuss, bother)it's such a performance getting the children to bed — da tanto trabajo acostar a los niños
- what a performance! — ¡qué rollo!
- The notion is intended to replace his dichotomy of competence and performance.
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