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
- At twenty-eight, he won the prize of the tragedy competition, with his first entry.
- They award a valuable cash prize to a prominent female scientist.
- As regional winner, the firm scooped a selection of prizes worth £6,000.
- 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 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.
- Actual Nobel Prize winners award prizes to the winning researchers.
- 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.
- A Redhill schoolboy won a national prize for an outstanding performance in his Spanish GCSE this year.
- Talented young artists have captured Keighley's best features to scoop top prizes in an art competition.
- She has won prizes in over 100 competitions, including one conducted by a Swiss international aviation institute.
- He was also good at extra-curricular activities and had won prizes at various competitions.
- A 12-year-old schoolgirl has won first prize in a national poster competition.
- A long-serving organiser of blood donor sessions has won a national prize in recognition of her hard work.
- Emily also collected a fourth placed prize in the contest's group two poetry category.
- I see from the cover of the book that it was shortlisted for this year's Orange prize for fiction.
- The arts are well catered for also with an art department that has won many national prizes in art competitions.
- An awards ceremony closed the event, where several trophies and prizes were presented to outstanding individual and team winners.
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
- no prizes for guessing where he comes from — adivina de dónde es
- before noun prize draw / drawing — sorteo
- This particular game of chance had a first-to-third prize for three players.
- Those selecting the winning moment will be entered in a random drawing for a grand prize of $1,000.
- The grand first prize is a vacation package for a couple in Malaysia sponsored by the country's national carrier.
- And the jackpot, the second biggest unclaimed prize in Lottery history, looks set to go to good causes.
- 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.
- Thanks also to their many sponsors who donated raffle spot prizes.
- The raffle also took place during the break and there were prizes galore.
- All those who register will go into a prize draw and BT has donated an X-box games console as a prize.
- The E-Spades site offers social and tournament games, which can be played free or for money prizes.
- Tickets are €3 each with a cheese and wine reception, door prize and a later raffle for valuable prizes.
- The Santa Maria Bazaar and Grand Raffle await you with tasty foods, games, prizes and many surprises.
- Full of prizes, games, exhibits, refreshments, and activities for children, the open house event was catered to every age.
- 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.
- 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.
- A raffle with donated prizes contributed to the amount raised.
- The first four draws include a 1st prize of a Nissan Micro car and valuable cash prizes.
- Thanks are due to Ambiance Hotel and BBB for the trophies, prize money and main raffle 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.
- A great night is guaranteed with party games and spot prizes.
- 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.
- 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.
1(essay/bull) premiadohe's a prize idiot — es un idiota de marca mayor
- a prize blunder — un error garrafal / de antología
1(value)valorar (mucho)tener en gran estimaa prized possession — un bien muy preciado
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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