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(responsible/liable) personalmenteshe wrote to me personally — me escribió personalmente / ella misma
- he feels personally insulted — lo toma como un insulto personal
- I don't mean you personally — no me refiero a ti personalmente
- It is now becoming more common to hold senior managers personally responsible for their corporations' wrongdoing.
- This requires individuals to be personally responsible for maintaining separate sets of addresses.
- In Europe the poor are generally thought to be unfortunate, but not personally responsible for their own condition.
- A man who holds individuals personally responsible for their acts may murder.
- If there is a crime, the moral responsibility rests with the leadership, but a member of the leadership cannot be held personally responsible.
- It's a short step to the claim that they are not personally responsible for any thinking and acting that might do harm and/or breach a law.
- He is not personally responsible for these things.
- This proposed offence would, for the first time, make companies and senior managers personally responsible for recklessly causing the death of workers.
- Under the Corporations Law, directors who incurred debts while a company is insolvent can be held personally responsible.
- Although it is flattering to be thought personally responsible for allowing a proven war criminal to remain in office, in the end I don't buy the fuss.
- It is imperative for citizens to feel personally responsible and support this movement to create a healthy, green city for our families.
- The Food Safety Authority is to pursue food producers to ensure they are fully cognisant of the fact that they are personally responsible for the safety of the food they produce.
- How many people want to have to be personally responsible for their elderly parents' financial well-being?
- Were you personally responsible for bringing all those independent publishers together for the first time in the States?
- After all, the corporation was created in part to protect individuals from being held personally responsible for the actions of a public entity.
- We are all equal, and personally responsible, before the law.
- Do we consider the individual who has an addiction problem personally responsible for the development of the problem?
- They are independent from their superiors because they are personally responsible for any losses that occur.
- If the minister is personally responsible for a failing or clearly has directed a course of conduct which brings about the failing then that's another matter.
- Besides, an individual cannot be personally responsible for who stays in school when young teachers flee to take better-paid jobs.
1.2(in person)personalmentedo you know him personally? — ¿lo conoces personalmente?
- It was a massive effort and I would personally like to thank everyone who helped us.
- Rand had personally ordered him and the other security monitors to keep a watch on the guests at all times, except when in their rooms.
- And I want to personally thank you for your hard work.
- I hope you take the opportunity to personally thank each of these dedicated, passionate individuals as they represent your voice with true professionalism.
- But there was certainly nothing phony about the police officer who met up with her in order to personally escort her to the bank from which she received the cash originally.
- They seemed satisfied with that and Reed personally signed the order authorizing my immediate liquidation.
- It's always extraordinary to be in your presence personally as we have been and even by satellite.
- I would fly to Europe in order to personally select the finest champagne for you to drink.
- Accordingly, I needed to see an old photograph or advertisement that would allow me to personally authenticate the presence of some mythical sixties pop giant in my town.
- He is alleged to have said that all chemical weapons were destroyed, that he personally had ordered their destruction.
- The organisation has sent a representative to the Council chamber in order to personally register the society's concerns.
- What is noteworthy is that an otherwise intelligent writer, for whom I have deep respect, would fall for such a sham of a plan just because a head of state presented it to him personally.
- We still do not know who Aimee's donor is, but I hope to one day to be able to thank them personally for saving Aimee's life.
- It was a very proud moment for me and important for us both to thank him personally.
- I would like to personally thank a group of individuals who have gone beyond the scope of their jobs to educate, entertain and, in some cases, inspire me.
- Washington remembered personally ordering that flag from a Philadelphia-area tailor.
- Timur, however, issued detailed orders for everything and personally took charge of jobs he could easily have delegated.
- After a few minutes a small contingent marches out, escorts and a high ranking individual who must personally approve our presence.
- The orders were personally served upon her that day.
- He personally reviews the electronic orders doctors place and coaches those who don't get it quite right.
2.1(for my part)personalmentepersonally, I can't stand him — yo, personalmente, no lo aguanto
- I have no idea as to what preference a trout might adopt but, personally speaking, I would definitely prefer the bee venom to the vacuum cleaner.
- But personally speaking, just like any other policy, I think it will surely useful if both the legal and the credibility system are well carried out.
- But speaking personally, it has all come a little too late.
- There's always tea dances, I suppose, but they're not much good if you still work during the day, and speaking personally, I don't know any of the moves.
- They spoke personally about nuns who dedicated their lives to teaching in poor neighborhoods for little pay.
- ‘That promise has not been kept and, speaking personally, my patience is at an end on this issue,’ he said.
- Not from the legal standpoint, just personally: Should you not have treated yourself the way you have?
- But personally speaking I'd like to play as often as possible and I've just reminded him of the way I feel.
- Well, personally speaking, I would rather keep my modest earnings under a mattress or, better still, in a TAB account.
- She's isn't my type personally speaking, I prefer brunettes.
- However, by speaking personally of his own thoughts and feelings, we see that he is also motivated by a desire to ‘make his mark’ in the world of science.
- Here he speaks personally and genuinely about his reaction to the work he is considering and produces one of the more refreshing moments in his book.
- To begin with I would like to say that it's very sad because personally I would never speak like this about a costar.
- He said, ‘I'm entirely behind you myself, speaking personally.’
- These students said they're personally motivated to do CAS, even though it isn't an enforced part of their program of study.
- I find it very frustrating because, speaking personally, I haven't got the faintest idea where my ideas come from, or how my imagination works.
- Though, speaking personally, I don't like the Halloween practice, for the most part it is harmless fun for children.
- As such, the poem examines firsthand and historically, personally and objectively, the complex responsibility of the artist to self and environment.
- One subject he was able to speak about personally was the Sistine Chapel.
- I have spoken personally on the deterioration in the standard of the senior hurling competition and no one wishes improvement in that area more than I.
2.2(as a person)como persona
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