In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1presidirMr Lane presided — el señor Lane presidió la reunión (or sesión etc.)
- mother always presided at the tea table — mamá siempre ocupaba la cabecera de la mesa a la hora del té
- to preside over sth
- he presided over the meeting with tact — presidió la reunión con tacto
- his Government presided over one of the worst economic crises this century — su gobierno fue responsable de una de las peores crisis económicas de este siglo
- Equally disturbing to many, Parliament routed execution of these new laws through admiralty courts, where a judge would preside unhampered by either jurors or public spectators.
- A memorial Mass is scheduled this morning in St Peter's Square at 10.30 am with Sodano presiding.
- So far, unionists have refused to elect a deputy Lord Mayor so that Maskey, alone in the chair, will have to preside without respite throughout all council meetings.
- After a hectic day of bickering and money-making, the gang reverently enters an elaborate boardroom where Trump presides.
- Three judges in black robes presided from a bench under the red-and-gold emblem of the People's Republic of China.
- Many distinguished judges and barristers presided there.
- The Farm Council will meet at Hotel Europe with Agriculture and Food Minister Joe Walsh presiding.
- Father Spellman, presiding, spoke to mourners of a great sadness in all our hearts today.
- And, of course, the vice president presides as the president of the Senate, and casts the tie-breaking vote when there are ties between the two parties.
- McManus and four other top administrators presided from chairs usually reserved for council members.
- Each side - the plaintiff company and defendant government - gets to choose one of the three arbitrators who will hear the case, then they jointly select the third, who presides.
- A High Court judge presides in all Central Criminal Court cases, and High Court judges already sit in Limerick three times a year, but only for civil cases.
- Native Tanzanians preside in all positions in major religions.
- At a dinner party given by the King at Balmoral in September 1936, Wallis was presiding as official hostess.
- Frances Moran presides here, over a small round table in a room covered with charts, pictures and books.
- Prince Otto von Bismarck, chancellor of the German Empire, was presiding.
- I spent nights lying in bed imagining I was presiding with Warren Burger or John Jay.
- Tony Hargreaves, presiding, congratulated Simms on a glowing report by the probation service.
- A Protestant, a Catholic, and an Orthodox read from the Scriptures; Pope John has been dead for two years and Pope Paul VI presides and leads the common prayer.
- The case will resume on October 7, exactly a year after the home run, with another judge presiding.
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