In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1persona femininehe's/she's a charming person — es una persona encantadora
- she's a mean person — es una tacaña
- Sue's the person to ask — a quien hay que preguntarle es a Sue
- who is this Davies person? — ¿quién es el tal Davies?
- per person — por persona
- help arrived in the person of his father — su padre llegó en el momento más oportuno
- Many are self-referential, often addressing the reader in the second person.
- When civilians addressed a soldier, they did so in the second person singular, as to a child or pet.
- There were some interjections in the second person that were not very savoury.
- For a start there was a large number of interjections in the second person, which I presume related to me.
- This narrative is told in the second person in the form of a memoir the writer addresses to herself.
2.1formal (individual)persona feminineperson or persons unknown — persona o personas no identificadas
- juristic / artificial person — persona jurídica
- the three persons of the Holy Trinity — las tres personas de la Santísima Trinidad
- He was rumbled for the nefarious practice of producing cards from a pack concealed on his person.
- My heart goes out to this lady and I would apologise to her for this attack on her person.
- They were innovative at the time and a lot of people warned me that the idea would not work.
- Does that mean that inside each evil person there remains some good?
- I was at the Finish Line tent when this happened, and I was the most senior staff person present.
- They asked me if I could account for the explosives residue that had been found on my person.
- He wasn't from the city of course, so perhaps he had just popped out without the A to Z street map about his person.
- Rumor also had it that he always carried a knife concealed somewhere on his person and was not above using it in a pinch either.
- Putting on a show of two people at once is a complex business on all sorts of levels.
- He would've made a good king, if it wasn't for the fact that he was an extremely evil looking person.
- I once got a very clear demonstration of just what a kind and sweet person Annie is.
- She is the ultimate professional as well as the most kind and loving person.
- Many thought he might be the right high profile person to take over this new department.
- As such they are often seen as soft targets for attacks on their person and their vehicle.
- Some of the people who have been here talked about how he helped them through so much.
- He was short, and reeked of cigars even though there were none in the house or on his person.
- It is trying to be all things to all sorts of rich people but is this a recipe for confusion?
- No papers were found on his person, even though the law required everyone to carry an official identity card at all times.
- Some things may have got out of hand but it was a time when people became more liberated.
- I keep this throughout my holiday in a safe place, somewhere about my person.
- Her comments are not appreciated at all by the people who used to see her as a key figure.
- There are many more people to meet in London and many more places in which to meet them.
- You're a warm and caring person, and you've made such a difference in my life.
- I'm usually a very calm person, but rage tends to build up and build up, and when it blows… hoo boy.
- We just want to get to the bottom of this, for the sake of other people as well as ourselves.
- Have a pen available on your person, and if paper is not available, write it on your hand.
- The answer is to keep the phone on your person at all times, or securely attached to your handbag.
- For occasions where you want to carry stuff on your person more unobtrusively, go for the sewn up pocket option.
- He didn't have one on his person, the obstacle equipment were stored in one of the containers near the centre of the plateau.
- As with most bar staff in LA, I have a script on my person to show to producers and directors.
- It all went swimmingly until last week, when a nurse spotted Noelle with drugs about her person.
- Within a day or so you forget that you ever had anything so horrific occurring on your person.
- The missing money was soon also found on his person and, the thief aside, everyone returned home happy.
- He is a quiet and private person, but he has a presence that the players and now the press obviously respect.
- Ian can eat enough food for four of five people, but he uses all that energy up on stage.
- And I think that for that to be the case, I'd need to be a much less complex person.
- For many societies, the human being is the person who has learned and obeys the community's rules.
- The only thing that might have made her distinguishable in a crowd was the amount of jewellery she wore about her person.
- You begin to get paranoid when they start asking you about any metal you might have on your person.
- He does not want to publicise the fact that he carries large quantities of cash on his person in case he becomes a target for thieves.
2.2(body)persona feminineto have a weapon on / about one's person — ser portador de arma
- offenses against the person — delitos contra la persona
- in person — en persona
3Linguisticspersona femininesecond person plural — segunda persona del plural
- in the first person — en primera persona
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