In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(investigation/measures/remarks) preliminarthe preliminary rounds — la etapa de clasificación previa
- The numbers from these tests are still very preliminary and are mostly being kept under wraps.
- The company has agreed to prepare preliminary proposals based on feedback received at the workshop and exhibition.
- The preparation of the preliminary report by Tobin Consultants will take approximately six months to complete.
- Memos also served as preliminary drafts of the results and discussion sections of this paper.
- At that time, the Child Support Guidelines were not yet in force but preliminary drafts were available.
- Feeling satisfied with this preliminary exploration of the market, I went back to my room.
- The trial is still in preliminary stages, but the projects scientists are optimistic.
- Up to 100 preliminary experiments were needed to obtain acceptable resolution.
- It was announced that last week's paper was only a preliminary draft.
- The news comes as the inquiry prepares to hold two preliminary meetings in York next month to discuss the format and conduct of the hearings.
- During this time, they would prepare gravestones and do preliminary carving.
- These laws lead to arbitrary arrests and detentions for long periods without any preliminary trial.
- He added he believed the information he held was enough for the initiation of preliminary investigations.
- There are several very important reasons for this preliminary arm action.
- Harsh northern conditions demand careful and preliminary preparation of personnel.
- A preliminary design has been prepared and is included in the safer routes to schools report to the county council.
- Before a trial starts, preliminary data should therefore support the study hypothesis.
1prolegómeno masculinelet's dispense with the preliminaries and get straight down to business — omitamos los prolegómenos / preámbulos y vayamos al grano
- the preliminaries went on far too long — los prolegómenos se alargaron demasiado
- it was the preliminary to the rationalization of the industry — fue el preludio de la racionalización de la industria
- When two minds are focused on a problem, and look at the problem with similar prejudices of what is correct and what is not, conversations need no preliminaries.
- She couldn't wait to tell the usual gang gathered for dinner at Mrs. J's, waiting impatiently until the ritual conversational preliminaries eventually played out.
- The preliminaries were polite, but from the outset it was clear that both men were in Braehead to put on a show.
- To return to your Honour the Chief Justice, the idea is that these preliminaries to business will be completed.
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