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(own)(property) privado(experience/preference) personalshe has a personal helicopter — tiene helicóptero particular
- I believe it is more important to be a good mentor than it is to preserve my personal body of work.
- However, if the firm went bust, the directors would be forced to liquidate their personal assets to pay creditors.
- This is a fine anthology that would be a welcome addition to anyone's personal library.
- For 200 years prior to this, the garden relied on personal book collections belonging to the various keepers of the garden.
- I like to write about my life, but I think that belongs in my personal journal.
- The room was empty and had no personal items belonging to the presumed occupants.
- Unless one's size is affecting one's personal health then one should be comfortable being who they are.
- People whose personal health may be affected have often been held by the courts to have no standing to make a case.
- In it were all of her personal letters, her journal, and a few treasured childhood trinkets.
- He always placed a sanitary towel under their left armpit and also removed personal items from their bodies.
- Inside laid a treasure trove of personal effects belonging to Earl Sandstrum.
- He is working the streets as hard as anyone, buoyed by a huge personal fortune.
- You might even be forced to liquidate personal assets to pay off creditors.
- But I decided not to be embarrassed by my illness and to record my experiences on a personal website, for anyone to read.
- You'll use my body as your personal jungle gym, always crawling back over me if you go anywhere in the room.
- He had his wallet and personal possessions on his body, so there was no reason to suspect any robbery.
- One appears to be on the personal website of a creative writing student at Macquarie University.
1.2(private)personala letter marked 'personal' — una carta marcada 'personal'
- this is a personal matter — este es un asunto privado / personal
- he has retired for personal reasons — se ha jubilado por razones personales
- no personal calls are allowed — no se permite hacer llamadas particulares
- don't ask personal questions — no hagas preguntas indiscretas
- he suffered a personal tragedy — le ocurrió una desgracia en su vida privada
- personal effects — efectos personales
- He decided to get very personal and to refer to my own marriage.
- It is certainly typical of the threats and personal attacks which now characterise the three-way bid battle.
- Some lowly wonk writes a few personal remarks to go in at the top and you're laughing.
- The only problem is if we go from the deeply offensive and personal to the deeply offensive and general.
- The personal remarks were coming think and as fast as those concerning my stature and physic.
- I suggest that it is time you made a ruling on that, and said that those sorts of personal insinuations are inappropriate.
- Don't you take any notice, girl, I say, when people make uncalled-for personal remarks.
- I believe that we will be judged on this record and not by unkind and unjustified personal remarks in the press.
- He heard her say each name, accompanied by a more personal remark for each.
- In her taste, her cultural and political awareness, even her personal appearance, she seems like a product of the Rive Gauche.
- It's very rude to relay personal remarks, but I've made a career out of it - so why stop now?
- I just want to make a remark of a more personal nature about my work.
1.3(individual)(account/loan) personala personal touch — un toque personal
- she recorded a personal best — logró mejorar su marca
- she did it at great personal risk — lo hizo con gran peligro para su persona
- personal identification number — número de identificación personal
- personal income — ingresos personales
- personal income tax — impuesto sobre la renta de las personas físicas
2.1(in person)(appearance/plea) en persona
- I have neglected personal hygiene or household chores until I have finished a novel.
- I am not talking about the A-Z of sex, but something to do with personal hygiene, or maybe just to fund some other college course.
- A certain lack of personal hygiene pervades the carriage, and then yes, you guessed it, three of 'em decide my table is fair game.
- You could also simply make a donation or bring some Christmas cheer by sending a child a personal letter from Father Christmas.
- Each individual will receive a personal letter of apology, acknowledging the harm caused by the process.
- In an honor culture, a personal attack on the body could be countered only by an attack in kind.
- The book includes actual postcards carrying personal messages as well as popular songs and poetry of the time.
- I'm assuming that smelling like sea creatures is a good thing and not a comment on my personal hygiene.
- If you are seriously concerned about these children, then do the right thing and improve their diet and personal hygiene habits.
- I had meals in there and my personal hygiene was extremely poor.
- I put it down to the fact that as he's Italian the encroaching of personal body space was just something that came with the territory.
- All she did was read out a personal letter written by Dan in which he denied involvement.
- The second benefit is that a blog can give your practice a voice and a personal presence.
- I never managed to ask or find out why: perhaps it was nerves, or maybe personal hygiene wasn't quite so extreme in those days.
- People pay more attention to personal hygiene and quit bad habits.
- Ingram was presenting his personal opinion which he submitted in a letter to The Peak.
- As a youngster he has overcome racism and through his life there have been enough personal body blows to ensure that he appreciates the good in his world.
- Safe and hygienic food handling procedures and facets pertaining to personal hygiene were also discussed.
- And each of them sent me a personal letter with drawings and wishes to a fast recovery.
- These cults are a group of jobless people who are more interested in their facial hair than their personal hygiene.
- It is now up to you to ask your doctors whether they are practicing even the most basic acts of personal hygiene.
- Some of the more threatening and personal letters were passed on to police.
- The educated elite is conscious about their personal hygiene and health.
- The position requires a high degree of personal presence, creativity and imagination.
- It's not my personal presence here that will bring the disease under control, but bearing down on the disease to eliminate it.
- On some Tory blog's comment section this is a cue for speculating about personal hygiene of and body hair on greenies.
- So, we went back to the office and wrote my personal letter of the events, and took it to the police station after their break.
- The care will cover all personal hygiene, dressing, assistance with eating and preparing food and help with mobility.
- I assure you, my personal hygiene is of the highest standard.
- It does not necessarily, I think, involve the personal presence of the person claiming to occupy.
- It took a personal letter from President Lyndon Johnson in late December to win their release.
- Christopher said the letter expressed his personal opinion and not that of the party.
- He was at his friend's house getting high when he noticed the grubby living conditions and lack of personal hygiene.
- He also digs sharing information about his personal body art that you'd probably rather not know.
- It is God's personal presence that restores Job's confidence in divine order.
- Prime Minister Tony Blair spoke of his distress and the Prince of Wales wrote personal letters of condolence to both families.
- He stashed away hundreds of Diana-related items, from signed CDs to personal letters to photographs.
- In a personal letter to voters, the Tory leader has asked them to send application forms to a national party centre in Dartford, Kent.
- Both our days are outrageously improved by actual personal contact.
- I write this in the form of a personal letter from me to you, if for no other reason than to blunder and blur genres further.
2.2(physical)(hygiene/freshness) íntimo(appearance) personalpersonal cleanliness — el aseo personal
2.3(directed against individual)personal abuse — insultos (personales)
- let's not get personal — no llevemos las cosas al plano personal
- it's nothing personal, but … — no tengo nada contra ti (/ ella etc. ), pero …
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