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
- She has won prizes in over 100 competitions, including one conducted by a Swiss international aviation institute.
- At twenty-eight, he won the prize of the tragedy competition, with his first entry.
- Talented young artists have captured Keighley's best features to scoop top prizes in an art competition.
- A Redhill schoolboy won a national prize for an outstanding performance in his Spanish GCSE this year.
- They award a valuable cash prize to a prominent female scientist.
- I won 1st prize in a poetry contest with New York City as its theme.
- For World Book Day in March, John presented prizes to the competition winners in the library.
- He was also good at extra-curricular activities and had won prizes at various competitions.
- The arts are well catered for also with an art department that has won many national prizes in art competitions.
- Students from all over the State can participate in the annual competitions and win prizes and shields.
- You may not enter photographs taken by other people or photographs that have won prizes in other photography competitions.
- Previous winners of the prestigious prize include Scots writers Christopher Brookmyre, Ian Rankin and Denise Mina.
- The Orkney Cheese Company has once again claimed a top prize in a prestigious competition in the UK.
- I see from the cover of the book that it was shortlisted for this year's Orange prize for fiction.
- An awards ceremony closed the event, where several trophies and prizes were presented to outstanding individual and team winners.
- As regional winner, the firm scooped a selection of prizes worth £6,000.
- Actual Nobel Prize winners award prizes to the winning researchers.
- Emily also collected a fourth placed prize in the contest's group two poetry category.
- A long-serving organiser of blood donor sessions has won a national prize in recognition of her hard work.
- A 12-year-old schoolgirl has won first prize in a national poster competition.
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
- The grand first prize is a vacation package for a couple in Malaysia sponsored by the country's national carrier.
- A raffle with donated prizes contributed to the amount raised.
- 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.
- As usual the ladies committee served a beautiful tea and the lucky winners of raffle prizes were well rewarded for their investments.
- A great night is guaranteed with party games and spot prizes.
- The E-Spades site offers social and tournament games, which can be played free or for money prizes.
- This particular game of chance had a first-to-third prize for three players.
- The Santa Maria Bazaar and Grand Raffle await you with tasty foods, games, prizes and many surprises.
- Tickets are €3 each with a cheese and wine reception, door prize and a later raffle for valuable prizes.
- Thanks also to their many sponsors who donated raffle spot prizes.
- Thanks are due to Ambiance Hotel and BBB for the trophies, prize money and main raffle prizes.
- The raffle also took place during the break and there were prizes galore.
- Full of prizes, games, exhibits, refreshments, and activities for children, the open house event was catered to every age.
- The first four draws include a 1st prize of a Nissan Micro car and valuable cash 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.
- Those selecting the winning moment will be entered in a random drawing for a grand prize of $1,000.
- And the jackpot, the second biggest unclaimed prize in Lottery history, looks set to go to good causes.
- 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.
- 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.
- All those who register will go into a prize draw and BT has donated an X-box games console as a prize.
- 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 Admiralty bought what it could, used war prizes and added war-damaged ships, anything that would float long enough to be towed into position.
- 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(bull/essay) premiadohe's a prize idiot — es un idiota de marca mayor
- a prize blunder — un error garrafal / de antología
- Last year the winner completed the prize crossword in just six minutes.
- U.S. farmers and ranchers are also plunking down thousands of dollars to duplicate prize bulls, cows, and pigs.
- So, if you fancy the idea of a prize bull on the lawn or your very own flock of sheep - give him a ring.
- 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.
- Congratulations to all prize winners and all who participated.
- The Evening Press teamed up with Turnbulls Mazda, of Layerthorpe, York for what was one of our biggest prize competitions.
- 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?
- People spent days grooming and bathing prize cows and bulls to show at the fair.
- It looks awfully like standing at the gate, staring out into the paddock, wondering where the prize stallion has gone.
- About 600 guests flocked to the Knavesmire Stand at York Racecourse for the glittering event with live bands, discos, food, casinos and prize competitions.
- 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.
- Advice from ICSTIS is that, unless you have specifically requested details of a competition or prize offer, you do not respond.
- To encourage voting there will be an excellent prize draw for children.
- 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.
- His single shot dropped the prize bull in its tracks.
- As a teenager, he took his father's prize animals to the fair.
- The questionnaires will be entered into a prize draw at the end of August.
- The agency this year unveiled Centennial Challenges, a prize program inspired by the Ansari X Prize and similar competitions.
- Austrian legislation prohibited publishers from including such prize competitions in their papers.
- A prize Japanese bull has been cloned from skin cells scraped from its own ear.
- The Outback is also holding a free prize draw for all competition entrants and will be giving away 150 meal vouchers.
- Club chairman, Seamus Quinn, presented all prize winners with a selection of Waterford Crystal.
- The game will commence at 8.30 pm and will include an excellent prize raffle.
- The Académie des Sciences in Paris announced its prize competition for 1764 in 1762.
- 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.
- Local pride in the academies grew as prize competitions drew the attention of many who lived far away.
- The next outing is at Killorglin on Saturday May 29th and it is the captain's prize competition.
- Photographers are being challenged to link past and present in a prize competition organised by Cumbria County Council.
- A D & G Jackalin Crystal Watch and two Hot Diamonds Tiffany box sets are up for grabs in our free prize draw competition.
- With these publications will come some great prize competitions and reader offers.
- The prize stallion is missing, believed to be somewhere in Europe.
- Founded in 1957, the Prize Bonds draw is Ireland s longest-running prize draw.
- The results of the President's prize competition were announced after the two weekly sessions of play.
1(value)valorar (mucho)tener en gran estimaa prized possession — un bien muy preciado
- 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.
- Horses in the Middle East are prized possessions and give their owners a lot of status.
- Some fully-grown carp, prized by anglers, can be sold for up to £5,000 by poachers.
- This controversial dish, much prized by Hebrideans, makes a rare foray south.
- Asparagus is native to the northern Mediterranean and was as prized by the Greeks and Romans as it is by food lovers today.
- It was once the best trout river in Britain, prized by anglers for the size of its fish.
- The silver fox ranges from strong silver to nearly black and is the most prized by furriers.
- At the time when tulips were rare prized possessions, they were often shown off in the knot garden.
- Some tinamous are hunted for their meat, which is prized for its tenderness and flavor.
- The French are famous for scorning ersatzness while prizing the organic, the natural, the authentic.
- Memories are to be prized but not relied upon for they are always undermined by the imagination.
- Innocence is a prized and overtly moral concept in North American society.
- Associative communal memory is something that is prized very highly by cultures the world over.
- A champagne that was clearly well connected to royalty would be especially prized.
- Watercolors of traditional village scenes by the late Charlie Gibbons are highly prized.
- Check the copyright page and make sure the book is a first edition, which is more prized.
- Southeast Queensland is justly prized for its superb beaches, rivers and lush hinterland.
- Citizenship should be prized and celebrated, with the proviso that it is not always as desirable as it sounds.
- Look, in the Army, nothing is prized more than the ability to hold ground once you take it.
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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