In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(syllable/word/sound) pronunciarthe 'e' is not pronounced — la 'e' no se pronuncia / es muda
- As we get older we learn to read and write and hopefully pronounce the words correctly in whatever language we are raised.
- Each letter has a particular sound so reading is relatively simple, words being pronounced phonetically.
- Her tiny lips moved carefully as she attempted to sound out and then pronounce the difficult words.
- If you click on the speaker icon, a man's voice pronounces the word for you through your computer's speakers.
- It became really noticeable when she pronounced certain words.
- Her voice dripped with the sharpness of mockery as she pronounced these last words.
- Along with this, the user can also get to hear the way a letter or a word is correctly pronounced.
- Oh dear, has Dan been pronouncing the first syllable like the Scottish island?
- The sequence ended with the student pronouncing the word correctly.
- She insists her mistake was due to the way the word was pronounced by the presenter, and she is determined to get to the top next year.
- The only other solution is for foreigners to pronounce words correctly.
- Before that Latin, certainly in English-speaking countries, was pronounced just like English.
- Though a small error on the part of a painter, it makes all the difference when the word is pronounced.
- I think it is important that members' names be pronounced correctly.
- Gemma and I have a joke about the way she pronounces the word ‘delicious’.
- From the way she pronounces the words, from how she runs syllables together so oddly, I guess that she doesn't understand what she sings.
- After realising she had pronounced it wrong, she didn't care.
- Someone finally realizes what I'm trying to say and pronounces the word properly, and everyone starts to chuckle.
- There are people that complain when their name is pronounced differently.
- The point is that only real Friesians can pronounce the first words correctly.
2(judgment/sentence) pronunciar(sentence/judgment) dictar
- The driver of the Sierra was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
- A doctor at a local surgery also attended but eventually pronounced the man dead.
- Can a state undo an agreement on the basis of which the apex court had pronounced its verdict?
- The local Fire Brigade, Gardai and the ambulance service worked to free him, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
- A doctor who pronounced the man dead believes the cause of death was asphyxiation.
- She received assistance from paramedics but a doctor pronounced her dead at the scene.
- The driver of the Mondeo was pronounced dead at the scene.
- He was 73 and the doctors had just pronounced him well enough to return home.
- A doctor was called and he was pronounced dead shortly after 10.30 am yesterday.
- Firefighters used cutting equipment to release him from his car but paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.
- He pronounced me unfit to be operated upon.
- I don't know that I'd want to pronounce that judgment at this point.
- The victim, who is yet to be formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
- Mr Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, last Thursday.
- The boy and his 33-year-old mother were rescued by a helicopter but were later pronounced dead at hospital.
- In addition, the applicants complained that the county courts' residence judgments were not pronounced publicly.
- However, the Ukrainian was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor.
- The answer is that the institution of the court is not the court building itself, it is the judges who pronounce their verdicts.
- An ambulance crew was called but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
- They were examined by a doctor but were pronounced dead at the scene.
3formal(declare)the doctor pronounced him dead — el médico dictaminó que estaba muerto
- she tasted it and pronounced it excellent — lo probó y declaró que era excelente / su dictamen fue que era excelente
- he pronounced himself satisfied — se manifestó satisfecho
1(deliver verdict)pronunciarseto pronounce on sth — pronunciarse sobre algo
- Normally appellate judges pronounce on issues of law (for instance, wrong instructions given by the trial judge to the jury).
- Only a court of law has the right to pronounce on innocence or guilt.
- Politicians and various board members have pronounced on the need for tighter corporate governance and control over traders, while the press is fixated on the type of individual involved.
- It may already be too late to stem the damage of some international coverage but the least we can do is give him the benefit of the doubt and see the film before pronouncing on it.
- The absence of an economic aspect to the case at hand, therefore, also precluded the Court from pronouncing on the application of Article 10 of the Convention.
- The same principle requires us to pronounce on the validity of executive action when it is challenged.
- Lets not give the scientists and politicians all the cards when pronouncing on matters scientific.
- By reaching such a verdict, the jury did not have to pronounce on five other questions that devolved from that point.
- This Court has pronounced on that question many times.
- It is unnecessary, and it would be inappropriate, for me to pronounce on the merits of the constitutional issue.
- He said the US would consider backing the appointment of an independent assessor to pronounce on the validity of the ceasefires.
- He said the team would not pronounce on the validity of the election itself.
- However, all causation and human rights questions are very fact sensitive and I consider that it would be wrong to pronounce on the matter in the abstract.
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