In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(praise, declare acceptable)recomendarthe painkiller doctors recommend — el analgésico que recomiendan los médicos
- would you recommend him for the job? — ¿lo recomendaría para el puesto?
- what do you recommend? — ¿qué (me) recomienda?
- I recommended the play to my parents — les recomendé la obra a mis padres
- the play has little/nothing to recommend it — la obra tiene poco/no tiene nada que se pueda recomendar
- I know the practice has worked for a lot of people, and it was highly recommended to me.
- It is recommended to anyone with an interest in the Second World War or the American Army.
- All three are recommended to skiers of up to intermediate standard.
- If a health professional recommends St. John's wort, it's worth a try.
- It was recommended to us, and I would have no hesitation in recommending it.
- At present judges are in effect selected by the Lord Chancellor, who recommends appointments to the Queen.
- We strongly recommend the Olive Branch for lunch, whether you are in a hurry or not.
- I lost count of the number of times this band was earnestly recommended to me, in reverential tones.
- It is understood the Manchester firm was recommended to him earlier this year by another inmate at the prison.
- She was recommended to us by one of her friends, who also minded our children.
- One of my professors recommended me for an internship and now I have a permanent job at the company.
- Then there was the accounting firm, which had come strongly recommended by the bank.
- If the product were in fact a cure, it would be widely reported in the media and your doctor would recommend it.
- This disc is highly recommended to all of those who already know and enjoy Liebermann's music.
- The book is recommended to anyone for its portrayal of a unique and courageous intellectual life.
- The applicants must also present menus to customers, as well as suggest and recommend sumptuous items.
- However, Hughes's choice was recommended to the King by the British Secretary of State.
- This book is recommended to almost anyone, but mostly to those who like murder mysteries.
- The school was recommended to King Hussein by an old friend, the former headmaster of Harrow.
- In summary, this is an excellent volume that I recommend without reservation to biologists in all disciplines.
- This book was recommended to me by none other than my pen pal.
2(advise)to recommend sth/-ing — aconsejar / recomendar algo/+ inf
- it's not to be recommended — no es nada aconsejable / recomendable
- recommended dosage — dosis recomendada
- recommended price — precio de venta recomendado
- recommended reading — lecturas recomendadas
- The report also recommends driver training in first aid, stricter guidelines on bus quality and suitable supervision of pupils both on the bus and when they have left the bus.
- A report recommends members urge the Post Office to keep the branch open saying it provides a vital service for residents who may have problems accessing the main post office in the town centre.
- The report recommends the introduction of guidelines to ensure that any element of religious motivation or hatred is fully recorded in police reports and is brought before the courts.
- In her report she recommends a radical change in the make-up of the new board.
- Regular physical activity is recommended to maintain, lose, or prevent gradual weight gain.
- The report recommends engagement through free trade and allowing private citizens to travel freely between the two countries.
- The report also recommends national standards for cleanliness in hospitals be developed to reduce the risk of hospital acquired infections.
- In addition, we strongly recommend better monitoring of all detainees.
- For those reasons, we strongly recommend that all water systems be metered and monitored.
- A spokesman merely recommended any worried policy-holders should seek professional advice.
- But the report also recommends the abolition of call-out charges for things like chimney fires.
- The report also recommends the provision of 1,250 new homes at sites on the west side of the town, although those sites have not been identified.
- The report recommends a cut in the number of full-time paid staff.
- I strongly recommend that everybody treat themselves to a nice evening out once in a while.
- I strongly recommend reading it yourself to make your own judgement about what it says.
- The report also recommends the establishment of a drugs-free hostel to aid drug users who have completed detox or rehabilitation programmes but remain homeless.
- His report recommends caution, saying that doctors currently lack sufficient expertise and that their roles remain unclear.
- Places at Leeds are limited, so early application is recommended to avoid disappointment.
- Now a York Council working party is recommending demolition and suggests the land could be landscaped or used for affordable homes.
- I would strongly recommend that you employ the services of a qualified professional as this is not really a DIY job.
3literary(commit)to recommend sth/sb to sb — encomendar(le) algo/algn a algn
- he recommended his soul to God — (le) encomendó su alma a Dios
- His critique of the corporatization of politics has much to recommend it.
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