In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal(professional)profesionalSport masculine jugador profesionalSport feminine jugadora profesionalmasculine instructorfeminine instructora
1(advantages)the pros and cons — los pros y los contras
- to weigh up the pros and cons — sopesar los pros y los contras
1informal(in favor of)a favor dehe's pro women's lib/admitting more students — está a favor de la liberación de la mujer/de admitir más alumnos
- A workshop being held tomorrow at Neal's Yard Remedies in Edinburgh will discuss the pros and cons of the MMR vaccination.
- For me, I have examined the options, carefully weighed the pros and cons and have decided on the best course of action.
- That said, Frank of all people knows how much of a difference team spirit has made to Scotland, so I'm sure he's weighed up all the pros and cons.
- And you don't have to be a genius to add up the pros and cons of that one.
- Weighing up the pros and cons, I pressed ‘yes’ and got out of there.
- ‘If the person was from the Highlands, they would be familiar with the pros and cons of this sort of area,’ he said.
- Speakers will share with participants their views on becoming an entrepreneur and the pros and cons of entrepreneurship.
- In 1998 he published a book on the pros and cons of capital punishment.
- The essays in this issue explore the pros and cons, the advantages and dangers of taking human rights seriously.
- I won't go into the pros and cons that weighed on me for more than a year.
- He saw it as only natural that the Argentine crisis would give rise to a controversy over the pros and cons of the currency board arrangement.
- It can be unhelpful if someone has got a damaging habit and has made a snap decision between Christmas and New Year that they are going to stop without weighing up the pros and cons.
- You have to look at the pros and cons of each one and we will be looking at each situation on its own merits.
- What do you tell your patients when discussing the pros and cons of SSRIs?
- What are the pros of a long-term monogamous relationship?
- The argument between the government and the BBC has become so arcane that most of the general public feel submerged beneath the pros and cons.
- Bertie is grappling with the pros and cons of his selection.
- Hopefully you would have seen a more balanced argument to the pros and cons of GM, and that we shouldn't believe every thing we read.
- It has been much in the headlines lately as the member states of the European Union grapple with the pros and cons of funding such research.
- But in balance, weighing it all out, the pros of coming out very much outweigh the cons.
- His first two games as a pro were in the playoffs, and he had two points.
- With pros playing in the Olympics, this is the last spot for pure amateurism.
- In football the old pros will always tell you that the team that wants it most will win it.
- Even with complete information and investment pros analysing it, returns are no better than if you buy stocks randomly.
- Most of the pros and big-time athletes that were doing juice were monitored by a doctor at some point and had some clean roids to use.
- The sites usually list bios and name some of the professional designations that qualified pros have.
- It was one of those gut-wrenching golf tournaments decided with the last putt on the last green before a rookie pro emerged with his maiden victory.
- According to NCAA bylaws, a student athlete is allowed to be a pro in one sport while maintaining amateur status in another.
- One does not have to see the pros play to learn or enjoy the sport.
- Which quality among match officials is respected most by tennis pros?
- On the other hand, Stanford made it in 1998 without a future pro at either guard.
- I recorded the feats of the man who is still regarded as the best runner, perhaps the best pro football player of all time.
- In the pros, players become even more specialized and don't have time to worry about playing other positions.
- Some of the top examples from recent years, joined by a new name on the pro and college sports scenes.
- Designers also look at what riders wear, to get a sense of how the pros like their sports gear to fit.
- If my son ever gets the chance to play football as a pro, I'd advise him to do it that way.
- That was good enough to beat every man in a field containing a mix of former tour professionals, club pros and plus-handicap amateurs.
- He was a tremendous athlete that never had a chance to become a pro because of World War II.
- Does he protest when baseball or tennis players become pros right after high school?
- Sports staffs now call on country club pros to serve as tennis instructors.
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