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(diagram, map)plano masculineto draw up/draw a plan — hacer un plano
- The underlying street plans of towns like Otley were laid down centuries before motor vehicles were invented.
- I see she has the seating plan for the crematorium in her hand.
- All of his six or so novels have a map as frontispiece from which one can see that much of the street plan has survived.
- In addition to the price increases, Churchill Downs has changed seating plans on Oaks day.
- The seating plan for a national event is a good time to find out who's hot and who's not.
- Oxford residents have expressed their anger at development plans on St Giles Street and at Keble College.
- Vestiges of a street plan can sometimes be seen on ploughed land north-east of the amphitheatre.
- The point of education is not to give pupils a street plan of their local district but a putative map of the world.
- Tonight we're chilling after sorting out the seating plan and printing out the place cards for the wedding.
- I am especially grateful to my daughter for her assistance in preparing the maps and plans.
- Now, if there was a prize that allowed you to set the seating plan: that would be a prize worth winning.
- The seating plan was drawn up using French, the traditional language of diplomacy.
- In this plan, two pagodas were built in front of one Main Hall in the main courtyard.
- Over 170 Hilperton residents went to an open day in the village last month to look at plans proposed by the developer.
- The yellow colouring on the enclosed plan indicated the area from Furnham Road to AA.
- Even the seating plan, though, underlines one important reason for voter apathy.
- Know the seating plan and etiquette before boarding the company jet.
- The basic L-shaped plan wraps around a patio courtyard in the internal corner of the site.
- You can, in fact, check seating plans through airline websites - if you know how to find them.
- The plans should incorporate street furniture, paving, lighting and trees.
- The plan also includes building stops along the way in hopes of expanding in the future.
- Householders are also being advised to prepare an escape plan from home and smokers are being warned to take special care.
- Directors instantly knew where they were in the pecking order by a quick look at the seating plan.
- A good friend told me that his friend, who's a school teacher, drew up a seating plan last week for her pre-teen pupils.
- All residents are urged to review their family flood plans and update their knowledge about flooding.
1.2(of book, essay)esquema masculinework out a plan before you begin — hazte un esquema antes de empezar
2(arrangement, scheme)plan masculineto go according to plan — salir conforme estaba planeado
- there are plans for a building on the site — están planeando construir un edificio en el solar
- do you have any plans for tonight? — ¿tienes algún plan / programa para esta noche?
- we're making plans for the wedding — estamos planeando la boda
- it's not worth making long-term plans — no vale la pena hacer planes / planear a largo plazo
- there's been a change of plan — ha habido un cambio de planes
- plan of action/attack/campaign — plan de acción/de ataque/de campaña
- a five-year plan — un plan quinquenal
- pension plan — plan de pensiones / de jubilación
(of repayments)plan masculinewe bought it on an installment plan — lo compramos a plazos
1(itinerary/journey) planear(itinerary/journey) programar(assault/raid) planear(house/garden) diseñar(garden/house) proyectar(economy/strategies) planificar(essay) hacer un esquema deit's all planned out in advance — todo está planeado de antemano
- the visit went ahead as planned — la visita se realizó según lo planeado
- we arrived, as planned, at three o'clock — llegamos a las tres, tal y como estaba previsto / planeado
2(intend)I'm planning a trip to Mexico in August — pienso ir a México en agosto
- they're planning a surprise for her birthday — le están preparando una sorpresa para el cumpleaños
- to plan to + inf
- where are you planning to spend Christmas? — ¿dónde tienes planeado / pensado / dónde piensas pasar las Navidades?
1to plan ahead — planear las cosas de antemano
- to plan for sth
- we need to plan for the future — tenemos que pensar en el futuro
- we hadn't planned for this — esto no lo habíamos previsto
- we're planning for about 50 guests — contamos con que vendrán unas 50 personas
- But shortly after conceding defeat, a disheartened Landry announced plans to retire from politics.
- This will allow residents to look at detailed plans for the proposals and speak to council officers about how they will be implemented.
- At Dorcan School, the headteacher announced his plans to retire at the end of the summer term.
- The plans will also include proposals for a tsunami warning system.
- He said the only way of achieving the plan would be to identify areas where costs could be cut while ensuring care in areas of clinical necessity.
- Each girl will be formally interviewed by four judges about their interests and future plans before a decision is made.
- He said a consultancy will be awarded soon to look at existing system and formulate plans for fixing it.
- The city council says the policy is no longer consistent with what it wants to achieve in its plan.
- While on the university level the plans were achieved, not all the proposed schools were opened.
- Such reviews would establish if the plan is actually achieving its initial aims.
- By tradition, we want to start the year by sharing with you our plans and intentions for the future.
- Although he has no plans to retire in the immediate future, he is looking forward to running the place in due course.
- I see that Thabo will soon come to a decision on what his plans for the embattled Zuma are.
- Why is it that theoretical plans and practical achievements in the Scottish health service are incapable of marrying up?
- He said he had no idea what he would be working on next but denied he had any plans to retire, despite the fact he is not a huge fan of being in front of the camera.
- She tends to live in the present, without any plans, ambitions or goals.
- Negotiations in both villages are to take place to see if those plans can be achieved.
- She has no plans to retire and dismisses the idea that writers have conventional careers.
- The mayor said that no plans or final decision had yet been made.
- There's a lot of concern about the way it's been waged, and the fact that there's no plan to achieve peace.
- The plan failed to achieve a simple majority of the Ankara parliament in a knife-edge vote on Saturday.
- Ellen has no plans to retire and hopes to be one of the happy band raising money to support Sue Ryder homes for many years to come.
- It is understood that RTE has no plans to challenge the decision or to support any legal challenge by staff.
- The plan proposes to rehabilitate the sewer system in the area and to upgrade the infrastructure in and around the river.
- He said the three countries have no plans to make any decision on their nuclear arms program.
- All three have said they proposed to approve the plans, subject to the Secretary of State's views.
- As version upgrades can easily take 12 months, customers will soon have to make a decision about their future plans.
- A council spokesman said the proposal was part of plans to cut more than 2,000 surplus school places.
- If the proposed plans go ahead there is a very real danger that the closure of this business will lead to the loss of this unique service.
- Lancashire County Council offered to help draw up detailed plans using their proposals.
- He also liked to change his plans or decisions without letting me know and then, if something happened, put all the blame for the situation on me.
- He told him he had no plans to appeal the decision.
- He said that there were no plans, intentions, desires, or need for any increases greater than inflation.
- Elderly residents at two closure-threatened care homes are to get their say in the plans before any final decisions are made.
- Members are also likely to call for more detailed plans of the other proposed measures, in readiness for public consultation.
- There is a lot of extra cost if an application has to be heard under both an operative and a proposed plan at the same time.
- These are both goal-oriented symbols, which speak to us of making plans in order to achieve our desires.
- He never took advice well, believing his own plans and decisions to be superior to any other.
- Although this expat will celebrate his 60th birthday this year, he has no plans to retire any time soon.
- According to a defence analyst here, he is close to achieving a plan already worked out when he was elected 10 months ago.
- Grace is a teacher and has contributed to a pension plan since the year before the marriage.
- People do not have to be taxpayers in order to have payments into a pension plan boosted by tax relief from the Inland Revenue.
- In dollar terms, the change in contribution pension plan investment is staggering.
- The scheme, the first dental insurance plan on the Irish market, was launched at the end of May.
- Chinese companies do not have to pay for health insurance or fund pension plans.
- We have a declining birth rate and increased life expectancy, along with a marked reluctance to pay into a private pension plan.
- Tax-efficient equity savings schemes and plans for private pension funds will soon become the norm for many countries.
- They refuse to implement a pension plan or even pay the full cost of our health insurance.
- Some universities use a private pension plan, so your contribution may vary.
- Of course, some labs are chosen simply because of health insurance plan mandates.
- I am in the firm's defined contribution pension plan and contribute the maximum for my age.
- Have you got into the habit of making regular contributions to savings or investment plans for your children?
- Today you are far more likely to have your own personal pension plan or ‘money purchase’ scheme at work.
- An excuse many of us give for failing to save is that we plan to use our homes as our combined savings and pension plans.
- Money purchase or defined contribution plans shift the risk of providing for old age on to the employees.
- An easy payment plan is available for those wishing to pay to monthly installments.
- Regular payment plans are available allowing you to pay weekly, fortnightly or monthly.
- For many years, I have been contributing to a pension plan which is mainly invested in shares.
- I suggest you start contributing to a stakeholder pension plan alongside your firm's scheme.
- He plans to gut social security and turn it from old age insurance to a pension plan.
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