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(award)premio masculinethe first prize goes to Chris — el primer premio se lo lleva / lo ha ganado Chris
- he won the Nobel Prize — ganó / le dieron el Premio Nobel
- Talented young artists have captured Keighley's best features to scoop top prizes in an art competition.
- The arts are well catered for also with an art department that has won many national prizes in art competitions.
- The Orkney Cheese Company has once again claimed a top prize in a prestigious competition in the UK.
- They award a valuable cash prize to a prominent female scientist.
- A 12-year-old schoolgirl has won first prize in a national poster competition.
- An awards ceremony closed the event, where several trophies and prizes were presented to outstanding individual and team winners.
- Students from all over the State can participate in the annual competitions and win prizes and shields.
- He was also good at extra-curricular activities and had won prizes at various competitions.
- I won 1st prize in a poetry contest with New York City as its theme.
- Previous winners of the prestigious prize include Scots writers Christopher Brookmyre, Ian Rankin and Denise Mina.
- A long-serving organiser of blood donor sessions has won a national prize in recognition of her hard work.
- For World Book Day in March, John presented prizes to the competition winners in the library.
- Emily also collected a fourth placed prize in the contest's group two poetry category.
- You may not enter photographs taken by other people or photographs that have won prizes in other photography competitions.
- I see from the cover of the book that it was shortlisted for this year's Orange prize for fiction.
- As regional winner, the firm scooped a selection of prizes worth £6,000.
- Actual Nobel Prize winners award prizes to the winning researchers.
- At twenty-eight, he won the prize of the tragedy competition, with his first entry.
- She has won prizes in over 100 competitions, including one conducted by a Swiss international aviation institute.
- A Redhill schoolboy won a national prize for an outstanding performance in his Spanish GCSE this year.
1.2(in lottery, competition)premio masculineshe won first prize in the lottery — (se) sacó / ganó / le tocó el primer premio / el gordo en la lotería
- before noun prize draw / (US) drawing — sorteo
- And the jackpot, the second biggest unclaimed prize in Lottery history, looks set to go to good causes.
- The grand first prize is a vacation package for a couple in Malaysia sponsored by the country's national carrier.
- Thanks are due to Ambiance Hotel and BBB for the trophies, prize money and main raffle prizes.
- Tickets are €3 each with a cheese and wine reception, door prize and a later raffle for valuable prizes.
- Now is the time to get your tickets for the monthly community draw and be in with a chance to get your hands on some great money prizes.
- The E-Spades site offers social and tournament games, which can be played free or for money prizes.
- Punters can also instantly win €25,000 on scratch cards as well as lots of smaller cash prizes and the chance to appear on the weekly game show.
- The first four draws include a 1st prize of a Nissan Micro car and valuable cash prizes.
- Thanks also to their many sponsors who donated raffle spot prizes.
- A raffle with donated prizes contributed to the amount raised.
- Full of prizes, games, exhibits, refreshments, and activities for children, the open house event was catered to every age.
- This particular game of chance had a first-to-third prize for three players.
- A great night is guaranteed with party games and spot prizes.
- Anyone aged over 16 can take part in the lottery, giving them the chance of winning big money prizes and also contributing to the hospice through a regular payment.
- The raffle also took place during the break and there were prizes galore.
- The Santa Maria Bazaar and Grand Raffle await you with tasty foods, games, prizes and many surprises.
- The Crossmaglen girl scooped the prize of a large amount of money last week when the political party held their draw in Newry Sports centre.
- All those who register will go into a prize draw and BT has donated an X-box games console as a prize.
- As usual the ladies committee served a beautiful tea and the lucky winners of raffle prizes were well rewarded for their investments.
- Those selecting the winning moment will be entered in a random drawing for a grand prize of $1,000.
- The Admiralty bought what it could, used war prizes and added war-damaged ships, anything that would float long enough to be towed into position.
- Many ships were taken as prizes by awaiting interlopers and pirates, and much of the booty spilled into the seas during swash buckling raids.
- The doctrine which exempts coast fishermen, with their vessels and cargoes, from capture as prize of war, has been familiar to the United States from the time of the War of Independence.
1(essay/bull) premiadohe's a prize idiot — es un idiota de marca mayor
- a prize blunder — un error garrafal / de antología
- Founded in 1957, the Prize Bonds draw is Ireland s longest-running prize draw.
- A prize Japanese bull has been cloned from skin cells scraped from its own ear.
- His single shot dropped the prize bull in its tracks.
- To encourage voting there will be an excellent prize draw for children.
- The prize stallion is missing, believed to be somewhere in Europe.
- Eating good food with family and friends is one of the joys of Christmas and if you want to make sure your tastebuds are given a treat over the festive period then why not enter our competition for a prize pudding?
- The Outback is also holding a free prize draw for all competition entrants and will be giving away 150 meal vouchers.
- The game will commence at 8.30 pm and will include an excellent prize raffle.
- It's not unlike a 4-H competition of prize heifers, except the women weigh less and get to go to fancy resorts.
- His task for the day was to take his employer's prize bull to a neighbouring farm, in the next valley, for breeding purposes.
- Austrian legislation prohibited publishers from including such prize competitions in their papers.
- Last year the winner completed the prize crossword in just six minutes.
- About 600 guests flocked to the Knavesmire Stand at York Racecourse for the glittering event with live bands, discos, food, casinos and prize competitions.
- The questionnaires will be entered into a prize draw at the end of August.
- People spent days grooming and bathing prize cows and bulls to show at the fair.
- The agency this year unveiled Centennial Challenges, a prize program inspired by the Ansari X Prize and similar competitions.
- Club chairman, Seamus Quinn, presented all prize winners with a selection of Waterford Crystal.
- Photographers are being challenged to link past and present in a prize competition organised by Cumbria County Council.
- Local pride in the academies grew as prize competitions drew the attention of many who lived far away.
- In addition to the funding awards, a prize draw for two marshals to go to a World Rally Championship event in 2005 is being run again this year.
- Advice from ICSTIS is that, unless you have specifically requested details of a competition or prize offer, you do not respond.
- With these publications will come some great prize competitions and reader offers.
- The next outing is at Killorglin on Saturday May 29th and it is the captain's prize competition.
- Congratulations to all prize winners and all who participated.
- A D & G Jackalin Crystal Watch and two Hot Diamonds Tiffany box sets are up for grabs in our free prize draw competition.
- U.S. farmers and ranchers are also plunking down thousands of dollars to duplicate prize bulls, cows, and pigs.
- A more sophisticated photographer might put the prize bull, the man leading it and the little girl holding her doll who sits on its back into a more imaginative conjunction.
- As a teenager, he took his father's prize animals to the fair.
- It looks awfully like standing at the gate, staring out into the paddock, wondering where the prize stallion has gone.
- The results of the President's prize competition were announced after the two weekly sessions of play.
- So, if you fancy the idea of a prize bull on the lawn or your very own flock of sheep - give him a ring.
- Although the terms of the prize competition did not require it, he had chosen to fly solo, which of course added to the luster of his accomplishment.
- The Académie des Sciences in Paris announced its prize competition for 1764 in 1762.
- The Evening Press teamed up with Turnbulls Mazda, of Layerthorpe, York for what was one of our biggest prize competitions.
1(value)valorar (mucho)tener en gran estimaa prized possession — un bien muy preciado
- Innocence is a prized and overtly moral concept in North American society.
- Horses in the Middle East are prized possessions and give their owners a lot of status.
- At the time when tulips were rare prized possessions, they were often shown off in the knot garden.
- Memories are to be prized but not relied upon for they are always undermined by the imagination.
- A champagne that was clearly well connected to royalty would be especially prized.
- Southeast Queensland is justly prized for its superb beaches, rivers and lush hinterland.
- Look, in the Army, nothing is prized more than the ability to hold ground once you take it.
- It was once the best trout river in Britain, prized by anglers for the size of its fish.
- The French are famous for scorning ersatzness while prizing the organic, the natural, the authentic.
- Associative communal memory is something that is prized very highly by cultures the world over.
- This controversial dish, much prized by Hebrideans, makes a rare foray south.
- Some fully-grown carp, prized by anglers, can be sold for up to £5,000 by poachers.
- Watercolors of traditional village scenes by the late Charlie Gibbons are highly prized.
- The silver fox ranges from strong silver to nearly black and is the most prized by furriers.
- Peregrine falcons taken from the wild in Scotland are strong birds which are highly prized.
- Emu eggs have long been prized for carving and decorating because of their large size and tough green shell.
- Citizenship should be prized and celebrated, with the proviso that it is not always as desirable as it sounds.
- Asparagus is native to the northern Mediterranean and was as prized by the Greeks and Romans as it is by food lovers today.
- Check the copyright page and make sure the book is a first edition, which is more prized.
- Some tinamous are hunted for their meat, which is prized for its tenderness and flavor.
1to prize sth from/out of sth/sb
- she managed to prize the knife from his grasp — logró arrancarle el cuchillo de la mano
- to prize information out of sb — sonsacarle / arrancarle información a algn
- he prized the lid off the crate — le arrancó la tapa a la caja haciendo palanca
- he prized the shell open with a knife — abrió la concha con un cuchillo
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