In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formal(move forward)(person/vehicle) avanzarI was proceeding along King Street when … — circulaba por King Street cuando …
- please proceed to gate five — les rogamos se dirijan a la puerta número cinco
- to proceed on one's way — seguir adelante
- And it's interesting, because I was uncertain whether they were going to proceed forward.
- Proceeding in this fashion will truly let a manufacturer sleep well at night.
- If you do, the bike proceeds forward: if you don't, it stops, you fall off, and you may hurt yourself.
- The debate can not proceed at the slow pace to which academics are accustomed.
- Both sides proceeded on the footing that all the terms of the sale had been agreed.
- We proceeded into the channel, did a tight 180 on the bow of the ship, and taxied back toward the island.
- She was the lonely walker who proceeded from Selous to Harare on her own, to ensure that the protest march reached its planned conclusion.
- All knowledge, he consistently maintained, proceeded from Scripture.
- The spirit of rebellion proceeded from the new world back to the old.
- His three main goals proceeded from this principal objective.
- These unique characteristics are seen as indicators that the individual has a special standing in the society, that their very creation proceeded from a point of power.
- My new guide catches me looking back as we proceed down the corridor.
- But a responsible political leader is not at liberty to proceed in that manner.
- Fans of classic film move forward: Others should proceed cautiously.
- They proceeded more cautiously down the path, but for the moment the air was clear.
- Whenever one discusses long-term planning in foreign policy, one must proceed with caution.
- She had no inkling of how to proceed, but quickly moved forward and sat down by the fire.
- Once on the track, they proceeded in the direction of their own home.
- The observed linear behavior of the DNA extension with time was interpreted to mean growth proceeded from a single nucleus.
- The captain explained as he and Floyd proceeded to move some rocks away from her body.
- She hooked her arm in an unfamiliar man's as they slowly proceeded down the aisle.
- Then she proceeded out the door and plopped down on the porch.
- The fossil record shows the development of life-forms that have proceeded from simple to complex over geological time.
- The sound that proceeded from Casey's mouth was something between a giggle and a snort.
- Glancing to the left, I proceeded forward, right in the path of a bus.
- In assessing the global situation, Trotsky proceeded from the relationship between Europe and America.
- In the conduct of diplomacy, king and minister proceeded from different assumptions.
- That other machine may, in like manner, have proceeded from a former machine: nor does that alter the case; the contrivance must have had a contriver.
- In the corner of her eye, she could just make out the other Rangers proceeding forward as she had done.
- All proceeded from a premise that equated modernization with Westernization.
- That her strange outburst of familiarity proceeded from some strong motive seemed to be more than probable.
- He didn't finish his thought; he merely proceeded, and let his two allies follow him at their own discretion.
- But, to Toulmin, this act of homage proceeded from a delusion.
- He paused a moment to allow his eyes to adjust to the reduced lighting then proceeded cautiously.
2(continue)continuarproceed, Mr. Thomas — continúe, Sr. Thomas
- to proceed to sth — pasar a algo
- let us proceed to the next item on the agenda — pasemos al siguiente punto del orden del día
- to proceed (with sth) — seguir adelante (con algo)
- do you intend to proceed with the case? — ¿piensas seguir adelante con el caso?
- to proceed to + inf
- she proceeded to tell us why — pasó a explicarnos por qué
- he threatened to resign, then proceeded to do just that — amenazó con dimitir e ipso facto lo hizo
- he broke it and then proceeded to tell me it was my fault! — ¡lo rompe y va y me dice olímpicamente que es culpa mía!
- In some cases, the excavation proceeded down as far as the natural ground.
- As his analysis proceeds, Bartolini continually makes interesting and often unexpected connections.
- It did fall 12 votes short in the motion to proceed to continue the debate.
- Admission to the study proceeded in a staged manner.
- I know the joint work between the Polish command and the Bulgarian contingent has been proceeding very well.
- A poem generally starts along a continuum that proceeds from syllable to word to phrase to line to stanza.
- As the test proceeded, additional wetting continued to appear at the exposed interior face of the brick and several points of incursion on the brick were noted.
- Has there been any commentary on this litigation as it has proceeded through the courts, any written law review or other comments on the case?
- The litigation proceeded through pleadings, examinations for discovery and pre-trial hearings with great difficulty.
- As taxonomic study proceeds on the assumption that evolution has taken place, it is much involved with phylogenetics, which deals with the description of evolutionary relationships.
- The line of reasoning proceeds as follows: Science is a cumulative activity.
- The local environmental study could've been proceeding and they decided that it was to be a complete hold on it.
- Negotiations proceeded almost continuously until the next day at noon, when the two sides reached a tentative settlement.
- As the excavation proceeded, there turned out to be five swords.
- There will be further opportunities to view the house as dismantling continues and reconstruction proceeds at the new site.
- But he denied reports on Chad's latest threat, saying bilateral co-operation continued to proceed.
3formal(act)procederhow does one proceed in such circumstances? — ¿cómo se debe proceder en tales circunstancias? formal
- He looked deep into her eyes and then, proceeded to lean forward to kiss her.
- They easily proceeded from one to the next with a short pause in between; all seemed to know the order in which they would be sung.
- After that, they will proceed to a more advanced lesson.
- Then Yaakov proceeds to name the area where this event took place.
- The question displayed must be completed before proceeding to the next one.
- Rather than reconfiguring the Court in one fell swoop, they must proceed member by member, as justices die or leave voluntarily.
- Next the student must proceed through a commitment stage (I will achieve), followed by an actual expenditure of effort.
- She bundled up my bedding and proceeded to toss it down the staircase.
- After some time, he and the man behind the counter proceeded from a civil conversation to a heated argument in French.
- Kim moved forward and proceeded to do the same thing on her other cheek.
- Once that decision is made, we must then proceed concretely with its implementation, that is to say the transfer of responsibility, which will take a little time.
- The clerk retired with the magistrates when they considered their verdict and the magistrates proceeded to find McCarthy guilty.
4(progress)marchareverything is proceeding according to plan — todo marcha conforme al plan
5to proceed from
6formal(take legal action)to proceed againstdemandar a
- There are, however, a number of situations in which it is possible to proceed against the Community directly.
- It proceeded with its lawsuit in Texas and in March 2002, this went to trial by judge and jury.
- Meanwhile, the lawsuit will proceed against the state and other individual counties with the trial set for Aug.26.
- Multiple postings may make it futile to proceed against any given site.
- Based on the cases cited, the action cannot proceed for want of evidence.
- I am entitled to know those reasons before giving instructions to proceed by way of Judicial Review to set aside your decision.
- On October 9, 2003 the Respondent revoked that offer and the litigation proceeded.
- In annulling this decision the Court has made it difficult for the Commission to proceed against collusive practices.
- This lawsuit, should it proceed, calls for close watching.
- The recent decision that a class action suit can proceed against Wal-Mart seems to be cut from this cloth.
- A solicitor who proceeds with hopeless litigation (even if legally aided) may still be liable to pay personally the costs of the other party.
- Do you say you can proceed against Aboriginal native title claimants for trespass if they happen to wander across any part of your tenement?
- It is not logical, he argues to be unable to proceed against the detaining authority and yet recover damages against a third party.
- Your Honour, what that would demonstrate is that the plaintiff proposed to seek to proceed against Baxter.
- Hamilton and Windsor elected to proceed by way of litigation.
- Nothing of significance occurred following July 26, and thereafter, this litigation proceeded between the parties.
- Levinson will remain as a defendant and the action will proceed against him and the other three defendants.
- Thus civil law countries may use a nationality principle and proceed against a national no matter where in the world an offence is committed.
- This high-stakes lawsuit is now proceeding in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, before Judge John Bates.
- Legal sources said the prisoners cannot be forced to accept the writs, and that the highly publicised lawsuits cannot proceed without them.
1proseguirwell, he proceeded, it was like this … — —bueno —siguió diciendo / prosiguió —fue así …
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