In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tell)(story/tale) narrar(tale/story) contar
- I just had to keep recounting and reliving the experience.
- The two actors tell Alberta's life story by flashing back to when she was ten and then recounting different events of her life.
- In Huang's letter, he recounted how he was dragged into this matter.
- Like the myth of Hercules, the legend of Samson is a tale recounted in many cultures.
- In 1938, Orwell wrote ‘Homage to Catalonia’, which recounts his experiences fighting for the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War.
- Naturally we are meant to question the reliability of a narrator who recounts events he never physically witnessed.
- Unlike Lampton, however, Suettinger writes from the perspective of an insider, who did not merely witness many of the events he recounts but had a hand in shaping them.
- The film recounts the events of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, in which the world teetered on the brink of nuclear war for nearly two weeks after Castro allowed Soviet nuclear missiles to be placed in Cuba.
- As well as the violence, however, the diary also recounts the hardship experienced by the miners' families and the comradeship that saw them through.
- Now, as one of around 100 volunteers working at the museum, he recounts his experiences to visitors.
- He recounted how she had taken the letters, and the two men laughed.
- The extracts below from her report recount the problems she experienced in getting information for her inquiry.
- Hardwicke recounts the real life events that led to the development of the script.
- The story of his own and his mother's survival is recounted in his memoir with stunning visual detail.
- I can only guess why he chose not to recount what he experienced and witnessed in those years.
- He survived and wrote a letter to the author recounting this incident.
- In addition to recounting events, Maupassant describes the beggar's thoughts and his feelings.
- Later, I recounted this experience to another friend who lives locally.
- Join two of Ireland's finest storytellers recounting humorous and melancholy tales of Celtic Ireland.
- Often and inevitably they will recount what is said to have happened to individuals.
- He recounts how he and his comrades were among the last to be evacuated.
1(count again)(votes) hacer un segundo escrutinio de(votes) recontar(items) volver a contar(items) contar de nuevo
- Under state law, it is very clear that under those circumstances you've got to recount all the ballots.
- He then proceeded to count and recount the hundreds of dollars he had with him, on a nearby desk, in full view of everybody.
- At one stage we tried counting how many stars there were, but it got too confusing as we counted and recounted a dot or two.
- Half an hour later, the judge recounted the scores and declared Budd the winner.
1(act)recuento masculinesegundo escrutinio masculine
- It further asserted that he would have won by 225 votes if recounts had been completed in the four Florida counties where Gore was seeking them.
- An angry crowd had demanded a recount of the vote.
- Despite the controversy over the vote recount in Florida, the next US president will soon be on the center stage.
- Let us remember first and foremost that a very close election result that even necessitated a recount of the votes is the sign of democracy rather than the contrary.
- Republican Bill Hollowell has requested and been granted a manual recount of votes in his effort to overturn the initial result of the November 7 balloting.
- In fact, the final outcome of the vote, like that of a slightly more publicized election, was delayed by absentee votes and a recount of contested ballots.
- What is the deadline for requesting a recount or contesting the election?
- Green Party candidate David Cobb and Libertarian Party candidate Michael Badnarik have sought a recount of the votes in Ohio.
- On Friday 1,000 protesters converged on the Miami-Dade County Hall to protest the canvassing board's refusal to complete a manual recount of votes.
- In Florida, election officials began a recount of nearly six million votes.
- A manual recount of the votes cast in the November 7 election is currently going on at the county's Emergency Operations Center in Plantation, Florida.
- The vote recounts do not consider the variety of other ways in which citizens were denied the right to vote.
- Counts and recounts of Friday's votes were continuing in three constituencies last night, with just a handful of the 166 seats still to be decided.
- There will be no need for a recount or a hand count to verify the accuracy of these figures.
- In Hull - one of the few Yorkshire local authorities to begin vote-counting last night - UKIP candidate John Cornforth won the Derringham ward by seven votes after six recounts.
- He made no apologies for dragging out the counts and recounts.
- He lost his seat in Dublin South East after a marathon count and recount in the last election.
- Roberts and another member voted for the recount, but the panel's chairman Charles Burton dissented.
- Democrats insist that if election officials decline a manual recount of the votes, it is open to them to seek an order from a judge.
- He went on to reject the proposal made earlier that evening by Vice President Gore for a state-wide manual recount of the votes in Florida.
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