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(confidential)(conversation) privado(matter) privado(matter) confidencial(letter) personal
- A world where private feelings are private and even very old friends and colleagues call each other by title and surname.
- Whatever his private feelings, he came up with exactly the correct understatement for the Cenotaph.
- Even if his visit were motivated by his private feelings, he ought to bear in mind his position as prime minister.
- My mixed emotions were private, and I felt incredibly bare each time I felt the need to tell her.
- It went from private feelings of bitterness into a tidal wave of protest that forced its way into the mainstream.
- A source of aggravation could be your temporary inability to sort out intensely private feelings.
- And he tells us of his grey periods, too, just as we would share our private grief with close friends.
- Was I now so comfortable in a synagogue or holy site that I could let my private feelings show?
- Still, it was more anger and private anguish than surprise that made her turn to look at him sharply.
- The benches in the locker room sit up against the lockers for a more private feeling.
- It is clear that personal attacks hurt, and he protects his private life and private feelings very closely.
- Yet, again, she published a poem at odds with her most private feelings.
- No word on how the wife liked having her private feelings turned into a giant political display.
- How far do private feelings and sentiments influence decisions that are intended to impact society as a whole?
- But the murder of the two ten-year-old Soham girls has sent shockwaves of grief far beyond the private agony of their families.
- On the one hand his patience had been delightfully rewarded, but on the other hand he had intruded on their private pleasures and had alarmed them.
- He is expected to recall his private fears that he had been a ‘bad parent’.
- Each of us had to learn to cope with the loss in his own private way.
- It flourishes on the back of faxes and in the margins of copybooks, doodles reveal a billion private boredoms.
- She is a hunter too, but whatever her private feelings, she knows that the law must be upheld.
- she told me in private — me lo dijo confidencialmente / en confianza
- can we talk in private? — ¿podemos hablar en privado?
- what you do in private is your own affair — lo que hagas en la intimidad / en tu vida privada es cosa tuya
- the meeting was held in private — la reunión se celebró en privado / a puertas cerradas
2.1(restricted)(showing) privadoprivate hearing — vista a puerta cerrada feminine
- they married in a private ceremony — celebraron la boda en la intimidad
- private — (on envelope) personal
- The group is available for private functions by arrangement with Mr Powell.
- We were in the beer garden outside a pub on the Thames, and there was a private function in a sectioned off part of the ‘garden’.
- The hall is owned by Braintree Council and is let out for private functions.
- Under 18's will only be permitted in a pub after 9pm for private functions at which meals are served.
- There were no interviews inside the hotel, the press was told by handlers: this was a private function.
- The group will travel this Saturday to Goresbridge, Co Kilkenny, to attend a private function.
- Weddings, party nights and private functions already booked will now have to be rearranged.
- While plans are still at an early age, MSPs have ruled out the use of any space for private functions such as parties or weddings.
- Later, however, he admitted that regular private functions (probably at least once a week) would not be so quiet.
- There was a private function on but I thought I could just mingle in.
- I was once working a private function, and four of us were slammed with about 150 cars arriving at the same time.
2.2(for own use, in own possession)(road/secretary/lesson) particular(income) personalfor her private use — para su uso personal
- with private bathroom — con baño privado
- private property/land — propiedad privada
- a private hotel — un hotel particular — no perteneciente a una cadena
- a gentleman of private means — un señor que vive de las rentas
- In fact, in Australia, fewer women belong to private golf clubs now than they did 20 years ago.
- But the reason not everyone has a helicopter or a private plane is only partly the expense and inconvenience.
- I heard one guy say today that he thinks he enjoyed coming here just because he had a private plane to bring him.
- They fly around on a 757 and burn more fuel than most average private planes!
- I am rather amazed that anyone questions the right of people to invite whom they choose to their private parties.
- For at least the first ten years of my life he kept a private plane.
- Had they chartered a private plane to fly them en masse to Edinburgh?
- He was forced to relinquish his share of a private plane.
- The road was once a private avenue and belonged to the Church of Our Lady of Health.
- About a month ago I flew into Amsterdam with them, on this tiny private plane.
- So I take all sorts of planes, from private jet to EasyJet.
- The Mexican authorities demanded she be put on a private plane, while the Brazilians booked her on a regular commercial flight.
- He assures me this is one of the safest private planes ever built.
- The present complex features a restaurant and a lodge with eight beautifully equipped bedrooms with private facilities.
- All cabins with full private facilities, including air conditioning
- It's a facility that's widely used and currently caters for several private planes.
- Well-maintained private resort facilities are also available around the CTR.
- The prank revolved around Michael getting on a private plane only to find out it was falling apart.
- Darknets are gated communities that run on the Internet but are open only to those who belong to the private network.
- In February two Scots were jailed for a total of ten years in France after they were caught using a private plane to smuggle drugs into Scotland.
- For golfers who belong to private clubs, getting a handicap is routine.
3.1(not official)(visit/correspondence) privadoa private citizen/individual — un particular
- the President sent a private message of sympathy — el Presidente mandó una nota personal de condolencia
- the bishop acted in a private capacity — el obispo actuó a título personal
- their private life — su vida privada
- in private life she's completely different — en la intimidad es totalmente distinta
- Anyone can access it: companies big and small, public institutions and private individuals.
- In 1856 he took up a position as a private tutor close to Washington and he often travelled to that city to study mathematics in the libraries there.
- In a moment, the word was flashing across radio and TV nets to military officials and private citizens.
- Great effort is made to show both the public and the private man - the mortal life behind that immortal name.
- All our funding is matched by money from public or private partners and the local community is heavily involved in the decision-making.
- This is rubbish - people are quite prepared to chip in as private individuals to public monuments that they support.
- Thus we each live a double life: equal public citizens and atomistic private individuals.
- Future revenue would be paid to private individuals, and public spending would be financed by income tax.
- I am disturbed that under this new parliament we are seeing a private individual buying public opinion.
- Every individual should also be able to ascertain which public authorities or private individuals or bodies control or may control their files.
- Legislation in all states covers public as well as private employees.
- Despite his poor health, the pontiff has a busy agenda, with regular public appearances and private audiences.
- Israel encourages concealed-carry of handguns in public by private citizens.
- The achievement of these goals depends on cooperation by public and private leaders.
- The public fall of a private person is nothing new in our age or any other.
- These are issues that Bulgarian public servants and private citizens must address.
- If memory serves me right DN1 belonged to a private car owner who bequeathed the number plate to the City of York.
- A not-for-profit trust will not achieve savings if it uses private builders and public workers.
- If he wants you to act a poor man, a cripple, a public official, or a private person, see that you act it with skill.
- In Texas a single faculty member spoke through the public media as a private citizen.
3.2(unconnected with the state)(school) privado(school) particular(school) de pago Spain(ward) reservado(patient) particularprivate health care — servicio médico privado masculine
- private health insurance — seguro médico privado
- to be in private practice — ejercer la medicina privada
- private prosecution — querella
- the private sector — el sector privado
- Thank goodness we had a bit of money put by and were able to pay for private treatment.
- Planned economic growth was accompanied by the socialization of agriculture and of private commerce and industry.
- Not to worry, Miller will sort out private industry, those economy wreckers and get us down to 5 cents a gallon for gas.
- Meanwhile the other part of their Party wants to change our NHS for a system of compulsory private medical insurance.
- Finally, he faced the embarrassment of being asked to pay for private treatment.
- Key details of what proportion of costs will be met by the taxpayer and by private industry have yet to be finalised.
- I came into politics from private industry; and the government could learn a lot about cutting costs.
- The patient was unable to afford the full cost of private treatment and was told that he would have to be denied the drug.
- This is all very well for those who can afford private treatment but millions of people can't.
- Here we take a look at nursery schools in the state and private education systems, as well as community projects run by other parents.
- The dental hospital is the last resort for those are can't find a dentist to treat them on the NHS and cannot afford private treatment.
- The problem is that some powerful lobby groups seem dead set against new technologies just because they are new, and promoted by private industry.
- But that case does not assist in deciding whether the private service provider is itself amenable to judicial review.
- But more business doctoral grads are entering private industry rather than academia.
- You could even take the concept into private industry: Ramadan Inn has a ring to it.
- It will roll out in the remaining private industries before the end of the year.
- Should you stay in the public system or go private with your medical insurance?
- I do not see signs of significant sums coming from private industry.
- And Hewitt has not relented on diverting billions of pounds from NHS trusts to private treatment centres.
- Milburn also announced a major extension of private treatment within the NHS.
- Yet if you were taken ill in the United States, for example, the cost of private medical treatment could be ruinous.
- Hospitals, NHS or private, would charge insurers for their services.
- So it turned to private industry to provide the extra manpower needed to implement the program.
- The problem is compounded by the ban on general practitioners giving private prescription to their NHS patients.
- The CFS feels that part of the problem lies with the transfer of the CSLP to a private service provider.
- So in fact there is a choice for the very rich to jump the queue: Pay for treatment in the private US system.
- Bupa and several other companies offer private medical healthcare and are worth considering.
- Setthapol was nominated and elected by the more than 20 committee members who all belong to the private business sector.
- She said the arrest involved only shares belonging to private shareholders but refused to elaborate.
- In fact this was nothing more than a way of deflecting criticism away from the state while at the same time providing profits for private industry.
- Still, private industry may yet take some cues, and then develop that beyond what the institute can do on its own.
- NHS treatment is attractive to patients because the charges are lower than private treatment, sometimes significantly.
- I was at Harrow County grammar where I'd arrived two years earlier from a private prep school to be bullied because my accent was too posh.
- Pretty soon you'll have to pay royalties for your thoughts benevolently loaned to you by private industry.
- Both also have private practices and perform infertility treatment at the private Assuta Hospital and Herzliya Medical Centre.
- Citizens are asking for the same level of service from government that they get from private industry.
- The development would be in two stages and would consist of commercial, public and private services.
- Getting private treatment for infertility can be very expensive, and there is no guarantee it will be successful.
- It also gives some idea of the high cost of private medical treatment in this country.
- The Government is to tap private industry in an effort to build trade links and swap skills with the world's poorest countries.
4.1(personal, inward)(thoughts/grief/doubts) íntimotime is set aside for private study — se establecen ciertas horas para que cada uno estudie por su cuenta
- it's a private joke between us — es un chiste que los dos entendemos
- What and how you think should be private unless you choose to share it.
- She was a private person, often revealing herself more in her drawings than in anything she said.
- My mom chooses to be more private, and she lives in the western part of the United States.
- The extraordinary thing is that this man with an opportunity to be paraded about in the public eye has chosen to remain private.
- Friends recall him as a private man, a man who did not often reveal his feelings.
- However, the reason is intensely private: I choose to protect my melancholy object by not naming it publicly.
1(rank)soldado rasoPrivate Jones — el soldado Jones
euphemistic, informal(genitals)partes pudendas euphemistic humorousintimidades euphemistic humorous
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