In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine dudafeminine preguntaI have a query — quisiera hacer una pregunta
- she accepted it without query — lo aceptó sin cuestionarlo
- The foundation operates a 24-hour freephone helpline, run by trained staff and nurses, to give information and answer queries on the disease.
- For an advice leaflet or for further queries or information, farmers can contact the Environmental Services Section.
- Call centers in the Philippines answer customer queries for insurance firms.
- He stressed that all times he was merely forwarding queries and requests from the man's sister.
- A council spokesperson said he was not in a position to answer the query on the double yellow lines.
- Whilst the staff are able to address insurance queries they do not have underwriting authority and cannot provide underwriting solutions during the meeting.
- The station now has more staff to deal with queries and give out information and there are 15 CCTV cameras operating 24 hours-a-day to help ensure passenger safety.
- It is disappointing that this item was reported without any contact with the local authority and as a result could raise understandable queries for the public about the work of council staff.
- A key factor for companies operating a telephone-based link to customers is the management of special call centres to handle sales and customer queries.
- Be sure that these queries and objections are answered and understood so as to draw out loyalty and trust.
- The kids come to expect that special time and will remind you with their queries: ‘What are we doing for Family Night?’
- In fact it brings new pressures to react even more quickly to quotations and queries.
- But there were many words he couldn't understand and he pestered his grandfather with queries about what they meant.
- Those who have a query, are seeking information or wish to register a complaint and are unsure whom to contact, may call the North West
- They are also interested in reducing the support costs associated with responding to queries from production management specialists.
- Women often have complex pension queries, because of broken work records and complicated national insurance rules.
- His second query concerned the request from residents, whose property faces onto the Fairgreen at the rear, to have a footpath installed behind their houses.
- The Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism declined to respond to queries regarding the information dispersal.
- When asked if there was a Press Section to respond to queries, she said she was unaware of any such means of dealing with issues and that it was a matter for the engineers.
- I especially liked the coverage of current issues and the Q&A sections where you answer reader's queries.
2British(question mark)signo de interrogación masculine
1(dispute)(right/statement) cuestionarI'm not querying your integrity — no estoy poniendo su integridad en duda / en tela de juicio
- I'd like to query this bill — me parece que hay un error en esta cuenta
- she's bound to query these figures — seguro que pide explicaciones sobre estas cifras
- I query whether they are solvent — tengo mis dudas acerca de su solvencia
- That is not a call for censorship, but it is legitimate to query whether this project is the most suitable to receive public money.
- If there was no second opinion from a psychiatrist, the surgeon should have queried this - whether that's standard procedure or not.
- Two residents from Bridge End Cottages had written to Settle Town Council querying whether the football field was the right location, but the council has yet to discuss the letter.
- The problem came to light last month when two customers queried bills after signing up to new packages launched earlier this year.
- ‘I'll be querying whether these new revelations relate to matters that should be declared under the ministerial code,’ said Theresa May, shadow leader of the house.
- He queried whether a craftsman who had been employed to carry out repairs was still employed by the council.
- I have had many friends afraid to go and ask questions or query anything simply because they don't know whether the clerk will decide to unleash her day's frustration on them.
- Replays showed Jayawardene took the low catch on the half-volley and home umpire Asoka de Silva referred to square-leg colleague Dave Orchard to query whether the catch had been taken cleanly.
- But the BMJ queried whether these conclusions had been drawn from an examination of the study's raw data.
- The second column shows how many times each function queried the database and the last column shows the functions' names and source files.
- Medical experts querying the Hutton conclusion have formed the Kelly Investigation Group.
- She completely fails to query whether or not this competitive bloodlust is something we as a society want to encourage.
- While scientists may well query the value of this kind of concept, I am sure that many social scientists will query its entire validity.
- Generally, it was welcomed in Sligo, but some people queried whether the growth of the town might be at the expense of the surrounding areas.
- The golf course is a good public amenity but I would query whether it could be run in a way that at least allows it to break even.
- Nervousness spread as investors queried whether they could trust the accounting at other high-growth companies.
- I was triple checking my switches and querying the boomer for indications on his instruments.
- It is legitimate to query whether all of his views are correct but to make an honest man ‘apologise’ helps no-one but the terrorists.
- Some shareholders are expected to query whether this would be the most prudent use of the money.
- We queried whether the doctor became hungry on the second day, but he assured us that he's long since become accustomed to no-food days.
- Clinicians should query parents about eating behaviors when discussing dietary habits at well-child visits.
- The finding of most interest is that directly querying individuals about prior diagnosis and/or treatment of bipolar disorder is considerably more efficient than symptom-based screening.
- A recent survey shows women are queried more often than men about their expense claims.
- She's been watching things from there, querying military leaders there about how this fits into the overall tactics and strategies for the U.S.
- Though the place was empty, she never got her coffee, and when she queried the waitress, she was told she had to go to another room.
- According to this finely observed account, he learned most about the animals by querying hunters and listening intently to what they had to say.
- The log-in procedures are different for the two services, but each queries you for passwords on three separate occasions.
- Giambi said he had queried Anderson about Bonds' workout and health regimens.
- And after querying a few people on the subject, I learned that there had been a recent death in the family.
- His developers spent years querying doctors on their needs and testing prototypes in real-world settings.
- We recently have sent out questionnaire to query our Japanese readers about their reactions to our magazine and products.
- In the Scottish ballad, the Mother obviously does not believe her son's first answer, and she queries him again and again.
- We got a chance to query him on a variety of subjects and his answers provide an interesting look into his mind (or at the very least scratch the surface).
- When the controller again queried the pilot, the pilot did not respond.
- Anyway, some have asked us to query our readers since we are in touch with so many people in the healthcare industry.
- Students were queried with respect to individual needs in order to create an optimal learning environment.
- Sometimes a questionnaire can be used to query students.
- We query the teacher as to her views on assessment and accountability in general and special education, and on inclusion of students in general education.
- Fred First is querying his fellow bloggers on their dialect oddities, and getting an international response.
- The students were queried on various social values as well as military recruiting options.
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