In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(liking, choice)preferencia feminineI've no particular preference — no tengo ninguna preferencia en especial
- preference for sth — preferencia por algo
- my preference would be for a middle-of-the-road policy — yo preferiría una política intermedia
- in order of preference — en / por orden de preferencia
- in preference to sth/sb
- I chose cash in preference to a trip — preferí el dinero antes que un viaje
- I would walk in preference to waiting for the bus — yo iría a pie antes que esperar el autobús
- Office seekers in Malton often declared a preference for ground floor accommodation with spaces for 50 cars outside the window.
- Mass entertainment is a commodity as any other and consumer preferences and affordability should play a part here too.
- Well, although I'll hazard the guess that Paris will win, I think I'll express a preference for London!
- Creative Commons licenses help people express a preference for sharing their work - on their own terms.
- His preference is for fly fishing, but he is equally comfortable with casting or spinning tackle on board.
- He strove to reach a balance between the musical preferences of fans and the band's own artistic pursuits.
- His only hobbies and recreations were those of her preference.
- The researchers also believe there is a genetic correlation between a preference for alcohol and a taste for sweets.
- My personal preference is for the blue one and, even as a fan of boring beige boxes, I'll admit I think it looks great.
- But a new study has found foetuses showing a preference for one side over the other usually retain it when after they are born.
- In doing so he demonstrates a clear preference of respectability above passion.
- Still, he's reluctant to draw any hard and fast lines between musical preference and student performance.
- He and his colleagues had already shown that newborn chicks had a preference for objects shaped like seeds.
- These students want to identify themselves through their musical preferences.
- Club players have a preference for Bank Holiday weekends to be kept free of fixtures thus enabling them to take a weekend off with family or friends.
- Some people have a preference for the city, but quite a lot do not, and they deserve a choice.
- Europeans such as Mr. Bruni have long had a preference for fixed-income investments over stock.
- In addition, the Asian style of diplomacy typically shows a preference for dialog over binding decision-making.
- There are no equivalent varieties in the UK or Europe where consumers have a preference for potatoes with low dry matter.
- Both of them expressed a preference for an alternative chair person.
- What happens if they put down a non-grammar school as their first preference, but also enter their child for the admissions test at our school?
- I cannot see that this represents anything but a preference for barbarism.
- Very often people express a preference for planting broadleaves.
- The legs of his pants end above the tops of his shoes, a fashion preference dictated by the hours he spends ankle-deep in wet grass.
- Waterbed preference during the coldest temperatures may be enhanced by the ability of water to hold and save heat.
- As late as the 1960s, children at school had their knuckles rapped, or even their hand tied behind their back, if they showed a preference for the left.
- If the Court is against us on preferences, then those credits come back into our loan account.
- That must be so whether the preference took the form of the payment of a debt or the grant of a security.
- The payment had the effect of conferring a preference, priority or advantage on those creditors over the other creditors.
2.2Finance Economicspreferencia femininebefore noun preference shares / stock — acciones privilegiadas / preferentes feminine
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