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 Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism declined to respond to queries regarding the information dispersal.
- 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.
- Be sure that these queries and objections are answered and understood so as to draw out loyalty and trust.
- The foundation operates a 24-hour freephone helpline, run by trained staff and nurses, to give information and answer queries on the disease.
- 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 council spokesperson said he was not in a position to answer the query on the double yellow lines.
- 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.
- Whilst the staff are able to address insurance queries they do not have underwriting authority and cannot provide underwriting solutions during the meeting.
- 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.
- The kids come to expect that special time and will remind you with their queries: ‘What are we doing for Family Night?’
- For an advice leaflet or for further queries or information, farmers can contact the Environmental Services Section.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Call centers in the Philippines answer customer queries for insurance firms.
- Women often have complex pension queries, because of broken work records and complicated national insurance rules.
- I especially liked the coverage of current issues and the Q&A sections where you answer reader's queries.
- He stressed that all times he was merely forwarding queries and requests from the man's sister.
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
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