In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1feminine propuestafeminine proposiciónfeminine ofertaher proposition that we should work together — su propuesta / proposición de trabajar / de que trabajemos juntos
- they made me an attractive proposition concerning the house — me hicieron una oferta interesante por la casa
- She also approaches businesses with propositions for aid in all forms.
- The mischievous core of her opinion lies in the proposition that ‘diversity’ is a compelling government interest.
- Rather than testing the effectiveness of a theory in clinical practice, basic research tests the validity of the propositions of the theory.
- The authors offer some propositions which I take to be logically flawed.
- Could the reason perhaps have been that general opinion was very much against the proposition?
- I have looked at this as a business proposition.
- It's about building a business and a value proposition.
- He uses his exploration of these long-forgotten characters and their arcane quarrels to advance three propositions.
- As soon as some people view you as successful they offer you one of the dumbest business propositions ever.
- Against that, the following propositions can shortly be advanced.
- I do not accept the propositions involved in that.
- At the end of the day it is a business proposition for the company.
- Now, you know, in my opinion, it's an absurd proposition.
- Mindful of this caution, it is, nevertheless, possible to advance the following propositions.
- Every organization offers a value proposition that says, in effect: We will deliver something of value to you at a specified price.
- Our leading article in the same edition condemned the supermarket proposal and suggested that such a proposition would be better suited to a redeveloped Myrtle Walk.
- The responses of those 41% are consistent with the central proposition of this article.
- The result has been a number of studies that have tested many of his core assumptions and propositions.
- On my view, to believe something is to hold a proposition in your mind assertively.
- Without a much more thorough linkage between theory and fact, the book's central historical and theoretical propositions must be viewed as unproven.
- Gone are the days of 1999 to 2001 when certain business propositions were funded at valuations based on overoptimistic revenue streams.
- He goes on to cite a number of experts to support this proposition, including some of the smartest guys in the field of national security and force structure.
- The exhibition aims at popularising horticulture and related activities as viable business propositions.
- The guy pauses a moment, then grants that this proposition seems doubtful.
- Let me be clear: As a business proposition, consolidation makes sense.
- Even then, it is not the easiest proposition to grasp.
- According to the hotel authorities, the pool is a business proposition and a health choice, both of which have become non-negotiable for many a discerning customer.
- If you are coming to it fresh, take in your proposition and the business plan, and take it from there.
- Investing in a club should not be viewed as a business proposition, merely an emotional investment.
- And he also told an Edinburgh audience that there were immense business propositions if nations were prepared to work together.
- As part of our revised proposition, we are offering to create a new and safer parking area, in line with the surgery's needs.
- The right proposition offered to well-targeted customers will bring more success.
- My mother sometimes served my fudge ice cream at her dinner parties, and one of the guests was so impressed she called me the next day - not just to congratulate me, but with a business proposition.
- I do not agree with the propositions of the member.
- I don't know that it's a slam dunk that this proposition is particularly sound.
- Yet, surprisingly, there is little empirical evidence for this proposition.
- You're saying that the leaders of other nations are buyable, and that is not an acceptable proposition.
- What I don't understand is, if it is not a viable proposition to expand my business, how come so many new establishments are opening almost daily?
- A magazine is a business proposition, and ads pay for the magazine.
- There is authority for the proposition that a wrong opinion is both unreasonable and capable of constituting a flagrant impropriety.
1.2(sexual)proposición deshonesta feminine euphemisticinvitación a la cama feminine
- Today, it seems users barely bat an eye when greeted with propositions for ‘raw’ sex.
- Half those guys are introducing propositions involving bathrooms and back-alleys.
- After winning a local rodeo a college friend of her brother offers her a proposition she can't refuse.
- It suddenly occurred to her why Kyle had offered the proposition in the first place.
- James watched her leave and thought over the proposition Veronica had offered to him.
- Unfortunately Michelle mistakes Jim's fumbling proposal of marriage at a posh restaurant as a sexual proposition.
- Two pages of the book deal with a sexual proposition, including hints at oral sex.
2Philosophyproposición femininefeminine proposición
- Book One discusses his laws of motion then proceeds to a series of propositions, theorems and problems.
- This second commentary is on al-Samarqandi's famous short work of only 20 pages in which he discusses thirty-five of Euclid's propositions.
- In 1934 Gödel gave a series of lectures at Princeton entitled On undecidable propositions of formal mathematical systems.
- For example, Spinoza's Ethics has the same format as Euclid's Elements, containing propositions and demonstrations.
- Theoretical propositions and recommendations were used in various conditions.
3(prospect)living alone was an inviting proposition — le atraía la idea de vivir solo
- it's not a viable proposition — no es viable
- that's a different proposition — eso ya es otro cantar
1hacerle proposiciones deshonestas a euphemisticinvitar a la cama
- Then, he commenced to begin propositioning a whore in a profane courtship that last an hour or so until Rupert dragged him out.
- In the one reported staff incident, a male officer subtly propositioned the woman.
- All through high school and even college, she had men propositioning her.
- I nearly stumbled into a well-hidden traveller's camp and, on my way home, I was propositioned by a rent-boy.
- Prostitutes have been propositioning customers and begging for money.
- The five are charged with propositioning men and then pretending to be police officers, handcuffing the men, and then robbing them.
- She said prostitutes propositioned builders who were working on her house.
- Oh don't worry - I'm not propositioning you on your wedding day, I'm just complimenting you and being honest.
- Jacob looked into my eyes as if he were propositioning me to go back to his place.
- The problems of managing sexuality were also at the heart of her street-corner research with prostitutes, punters, and the police - though she was as likely to be spat on by other women as she was propositioned by men.
- ‘He's propositioned every girl in our class at least once,’ she blurted out.
- In the excruciating moment when we finally see him propositioning the girl, the look on his face reveals a man absolutely broken by his temptation.
- How was I supposed to know she was propositioning me?
- The features tell us if that person is a threat, if they are sexually propositioning us, cowering before us or merely sleeping.
- Bryce saw her walking down the steps, and thought of the French-Canadian girl, who had all but propositioned him the last time they had worked together.
- Then two years later, her boss propositions her again.
- She spoke of how her immediate boss propositioned her and sexually harassed her.
- The oft-cited fact that he had ‘a wife and child at home’ when he was propositioning women is not relevant to sexual harassment.
- Some men whom he had propositioned sexually refused to be interviewed, either on or off the record.
- But even in my close company, she was propositioned several times!
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