In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(record, list)registro masculinefeminine lista Britishto sign the register — firmar el (libro de) registro
- to strike sb off the register — expulsar a algn del colegio de médicos
- to take / call the register — pasar lista
- The DC took the attendance register in his custody and ordered an inquiry into the case.
- Only one priest could remain in each parish, and he had to put his name on a special register.
- They started maintaining a register for attendance everyday.
- Previous investigations have found many MEPs turning up only to sign the attendance register - to receive the daily rate - and then leaving.
- School teachers were paid by contract according to an average of their attendance register.
- In a later period a note of what each visitor was wearing was written up in an official register.
- On Sunday afternoon last old roll books, daily report books and school registers were put on display as part of the school's centenary celebrations.
- Only descendants of families of longstanding wealth and social prominence gain admission to such schools and listing in such registers.
- However, a vote was taken last March among the 25 qualified electors named on the register of electors at Kennedy Street.
- I was struggling my hardest against the temptation to laugh, but the look of hideous repugnance on her face coaxed the hilarity out of me, and I found myself trying not to laugh as I answered my name in the register.
- I got out the grave registers and I listed all the men of my regiment who are buried at Bayeux and Caen.
- The main figure used by the Government to measure attendance is the percentage of pupil absence as recorded in school registers.
- Students arrive and sit down, Jim Jomoa, head of DJ skills at the academy, calls out the register; it could be any higher education course at any uni or college in the UK.
- After a month, they took this register to the District Board, showed them proof of the teacher's non-attendance and managed to get him transferred.
- Town Clerk Helen Dowling said the council had drawn up a list of derelict buildings and would be sending out notices to owners whose names appeared on the register.
- Among the most popular display items were the large class registers, which recorded the attendance records of children going back to 1910.
- A further 270 offenders currently serving time in prison for sex crimes will also have their names added to the register when they complete their sentences.
- Sinn Féin is advising members of the public who wish to vote in next year's local and European elections to check that their names are on the register immediately.
- For starters, we need an official register of charities.
- In Canada, the register lists the first evidence of genetic contamination of a wild relative as a result of commercial growing of a genetically modified crop.
- If you are over 18 and were resident at your present address in September 2003 it is important that your name is on the register.
- However, she said there were strong safeguards in her proposals to prevent names being placed unnecessarily on registers or lists.
- Athy pupils will no longer be able to play truant and hope to get away with it, following the introduction of Ireland's first high tech electronic register.
- Some education authorities have cut truancy by introducing electronic registers, which can plot patterns of absences.
- We have also implemented electronic monitoring and electronic registers.
- This register lists all members of staff who were ever employed in the goods yards of the various stations on the SER, but it is not clear what the staff establishment was at any of the stations.
- While the graveyard register has recorded the names of those buried in the cemetery identity of those buried in some graves is difficult to establish.
- A collection of exercise books and school registers collected as far back as the early 1900s are also on display.
- The Medical Council removed his name from the medical register in 1999 pending the outcome of its inquiry.
- He appealed to the young voters to come out to vote and to make sure their names are on the register of electors.
- New members have been putting their names on the register there and there is no cost to join.
- Information about use of bed days was available from official registers for all patients (except those who died or emigrated).
- Ms. Mihara reached inside her Mulberry tote and pulled out the class register, she put on her reading glasses and flipped through the pages.
- The boy knew she was a schoolteacher, for he had found her class register and kept it in his beside table.
- The administrator takes the class registers and rings around parents whose children are absent and who have not contacted the school.
- I am interested in finding the staff registers, student records, minute books and copies of school magazines.
- The proposed sale in Australia of the emergency pill direct to women through pharmacies has sparked more controversy, with the major doctors' group calling for a register of names and addresses.
- More and more medical associations have set up registers for members to list interests that concern their employment or practice.
- Electronic whiteboards and computerised registers will help turn a Manchester secondary school into one of the country's most advanced.
- Schools in the borough have also used government money to introduced new electronic registers to make it more difficult to fake attendance.
- The voice is a little colourless in its lower register, compensated by a bright tone in the middle of his voice, and meticulous intonation.
- The combination of his voice with the lower register of the viola sends shivers down the spine.
- I still had problems with my lower register, despite so many years of singing lessons.
- The Dolby 2.0 surround is clear and resonate, with a rich bass component that emphasizes the lower register of Lance's voice.
- I know that with a high voice like mine, I cannot sing in the low register unless I am relaxed, but relaxing is not my strong suit!
- The scientist's voice had practically made it into the soprano register at this point, and his eyes were huge.
- He projects a tremendous sound across all registers of the instrument, while conveying the poetry of the score.
- She doesn't shy away from using her chest voice campily, and her upper registers are no less thrilling.
- Although the masks do not cover the actors' mouths, the lower registers of some voices are lost when sound is trapped between mask and face.
- Even on tenor his preference is for the highest register, sometimes pushing the capabilities of the instrument further than one would believe possible.
- Diction is unclear, and much of her lower register is lost in the orchestra.
- In his early years, Caruso often ruminated over whether he was a tenor or a baritone, the upper register of his voice being naturally weaker than the lower.
- Fox, however, seemed to sing in a register too high for her voice.
- She has an astounding range of dynamics which she puts to good use and she intones the notes of her deep lower register softly and poignantly to indicate the gnawing pain of loss.
- The role does, however, expose a flaw in her technique, namely imperfect control in her voice's upper registers.
- His condition makes the highest registers of his instrument out of bounds, but he has compensated by producing beautifully full and tender flugelhorn-like sounds in the lowest.
- In all probability he sang alto from 1735 to 1739 and then descended to bass and, as we have seen, passing through the tenor register briefly.
- Courtois has an extraordinary range, pushing his instrument quite comfortably into registers normally reserved for the viola and even violin.
- On ‘Who’, she lets her voice plunge into the lower registers, with an almost rumbling baritone.
- Whenever she referred to ‘Her Highness’ she raised her eyes to heaven and her voice to a high register.
3Linguisticsregistro (idiomático) masculinedifferences in register — diferencias de registro feminine
- Written language is often a special register, distinct from most styles of speech, and the information conveyed by writing and by speech is not identical.
- In addition to regional and social dialects, two other varieties often discussed by sociolinguists are register and style.
- Anatomical terminology and slang exist in competing registers, and offer different possibilities for communication in such contexts.
- For such people, standard English is the register of formal communication, complemented by vernacular usage for other purposes.
- In some languages, and some registers of English, syntactic tangling like this is normal.
4cash registercaja (registradora) feminine
- Compilers determine which information should be stored in registers.
1(record)(death/birth) inscribir(death/birth) registrar(car/ship) matricularare you registered with Dr Adams? — ¿está inscrito / registrado como paciente del Dr Adams?
- The Securities and Exchange Commission lists seven registered stock exchanges.
- The group are now being registered as an official group and will take part in the association's competitions and outings.
- This raffle will take place at the Volunteer Orientation Night and all officially registered volunteers are eligible to enter.
- A trademark is registered officially, and protects by law a name, symbol, sound, colour or design, which identifies the product in question.
- But their metal detectors stood mute, registering nothing.
- The wildlife charity registered WWF as a trademark in 1961.
- Officials said 18,450 participants registered this year, with 670 teams taking part.
- They were increasingly found in city halls, registering births and negotiating with government officials.
- The Bank played the lead role and prepared the Application Record and registered the cautions.
- Thirteen species of birds are registered on the list of threatened species.
- The partial vacuum in the chamber will cause the instrument to register, say, 35,000 feet when it is, in fact, only a few hundred feet above sea level.
- North West Hospice is incorporated as a limited company and is also registered as a charity.
- She epitomises the über-influential Londoner, topping every serious ‘who to schmooze’ list and registering thousands of hits on Google.
- When the mood stone registers blue-green, for instance, your dog is relaxed and cuddly, but black means he's cranky.
- A sensitive Geiger-Muller counter registers no activity on the surface of a uranium print or on the outside of a bottle of toner.
- When a mobile phone account is activated with an operator, the Sim card records and registers this signature IMEI number.
- Teletraffic, the importers of the UK-approved speed camera, claim it is impossible to register a false reading from a moving target.
- Between 1873 and 1877, Americans registered a record number of business bankruptcies, both large and small.
- Owners of properties that are registered charities can boost entrance fees by 28% by reclaiming the basic rate tax you have already paid on that money.
- Here again, however, it seems that the deeds merely record or register the existence of the property right.
- No world records were registered in Lisbon 1994, Annecy 1998 and Santiago de Chile two years ago.
- Canadians give 0.7 per cent of their taxable income to registered charities.
- Fun and serious runners are wanted to fund-raise for a local registered charity.
- In the meantime children may be registered on a waiting list.
- I am also concerned about councillors who tell people to report registration officials who refuse to register them without the necessary documents.
2(send by registered post)(package/letter) mandar certificado(package/letter) mandar registrado Mexico(package/letter) mandar recomendado Colombia Uruguay
- He clarified that people weren't informed by registered letter that their homes were going to be demolished.
- Money was scarce enough in those years back home and the registered letter from England was a welcome sight arriving at many homes around the West.
- Also, those not home to sign for parcels and registered letters have had to make the journey to the main post-offices in the city and Dungarvan to collect their post.
- I sent him a registered letter saying we are renewing the residential and commercial leases, and we're also going to get an order from the Régie.
- Ten days later a registered letter invited him to today's interview at Regional Headquarters in Downtown Detroit.
- The postman's bag was still crammed full of letters, but minus a number of registered parcels which contained the foreign currencies.
- One morning I was dressed in my black negligee when the postman called with a registered letter.
- Your letter didn't state whether you registered the mail, but if you enclosed money in a card without registering the envelope, it is a risk you take.
- Kildare County Council has sent registered letters to those residents of Jigginstown who submitted objections to the proposed realignment scheme.
- Until one day she received a registered letter with a 30 thousand dollar cheque inside.
- His registered letter landed him in court last December 3.
- I have not yet received any letter from the AAI but I have a notice here to say that there is a registered letter to be picked up at the Post Office and I presume that is it.
- By the Recorded Delivery Service Act 1962 a letter sent by recorded delivery is equivalent to a registered letter.
- Another time a registered letter was posted a few months before Christmas.
- They are half afraid to open the door to the postman should he arrive with another registered letter.
3registered past participle
3.1registered charity — organización benéfica registrada feminine
- registered company — compañía registrada
- registered office — domicilio social
- registered share — acción nominativa
- registered shareholder — titular
3.2registered nurse — enfermero titulado masculine
- a Panamanian-registered ship — un barco de matrícula panameña
3.3(recorded)(package/mail/letter) certificado(package/mail/letter) registrado Mexico(mail/package/letter) recomendado Colombia Uruguayto send sth registered — mandar algo certificado
4.1(make known)(protest) hacer constar(complaint) presentar
- A spokeswoman for the show said the response was huge, given the one hour timeframe which the public had to register their opinion.
- Hundreds of potential customers had registered their interest in the service although none had so far been connected, he said.
- Fortnightly there will also be a column by a local correspondent on a burning issue relevant to the locale, with the opportunity for users to register their opinions.
- The affable John Southworth registers his discontent mildly yet emphatically, his soft British accent shading the offending phrase with the damning taint of dismissiveness.
- A customer may have simply registered his dissatisfaction with a salesperson, saying Kia should ‘fire’ that person.
- The blue-chip index was down by as much as 60 points at one stage as investors registered their disappointment at the US consumer confidence figures.
- At the heart of the increasing reliance on referenda is dissatisfaction felt by many voters at the difficulty in registering their opinion on a specific issue amid the many other issues brought up at a general election.
- To this end, we have organised a web site where footy fans and sympathisers can register their dissatisfaction with how football clubs and players are dealing with the issue.
- To enable A Dab Hand to apply for funding, groups and individuals are invited to register their interest in taking part in Eden's Big Draw event as soon as possible.
- All that will remain is for the voters to register their opinions with a cross on a ballot, the tallying of opinions and the announcement of results.
- The trigger level for this exchange is 246 and currently seven households have registered their interest.
- He has given people the opportunity to register their interest on the company website.
- Customers could register their interest in receiving Broadband on a special programme on Eircom's website.
- At council and parish council meetings when a councillor has an interest in an item on the agenda he registers his interest with the chairman and excuses himself from the debate and voting when the item is discussed.
- Watch the website for full details and to register your interest in being part of the celebrations.
- We would like to register our sadness in reading this article, since it is a step backwards in informing the public of the nature of mental illness.
- But the dogs stayed firmly behind doors and the reception was largely friendly with only one voter registering their discontent with a firm slam of the door as we moved along the first housing estate.
- We published a short notice about this in our last issue and some of you have gone to our website to view a demonstration and register your opinion.
- In a market with no real competition, customers must register their dissatisfaction with the price paid for mortgage products.
- When the deadline for pool applications closed, 14 media organisations had registered an interest.
4.2(show)her face registered no emotion — su cara no acusó / denotó emoción alguna
- the dial registered 700 volts — la aguja registraba / marcaba 700 voltios
5detectardarse cuenta decaer en la cuenta de
- I heard the familiar whoosh of the fireplace, but didn't really register it until I heard the voice.
- All heads turned to her, registering her presence once again.
- Her panic attack had come on her swiftly, so swiftly, in fact, that he had not even registered it until she had collapsed in his arms.
- So still were the portrait images that they appeared to be photographs until one registered the movement of their breathing.
- He doesn't ignore her; just can't seem to register her presence.
- She must've noticed it without registering it, and that's why she'd had the dream.
- He didn't look up to her, hardly even registered her presence.
- Once the bearded, glaring countenance has registered, its presence is irrepressible.
- Whenever she walks into the room, Gary doesn't take a few seconds to register the entirety of her own figure, notices Barbara.
- Rather quickly though, the desperate looking teen recovers and then decides to glare menacingly at me as if registering my presence in the room at last.
- The mirror on the wall vibrated with every beat of the footsteps, and sluggishly, Lena registered her own shaking image.
- At first in the faded light he fails to notice it, and only registers his presence when his hand reaches out to support his rise to his feet and brushes one of the branches.
- At this, his rolling eyes finally registered my presence.
- Moments after his temporarily absorbed brain registered someone's presence behind him, he heard a sweet, syrupy voice speak up.
- I knew the last piece well and was surprised for it to finish so early - until I registered the look on everyone's faces around me.
- In a movement so swift that I hardly registered it until it was over, Andrei raised my hand to his lips and lightly kissed the back of it.
- Her face registered my presence like a camera shutter, flashing from smiling expectancy, through complete surprise, and then back to restrained amiability.
- Possibly my response had triggered something in him because the next thing I registered were Seth's hands grasping my shoulders to bring me close him, his lips brushing against mine.
- There is no doubt that the more you look for fish, the easier it becomes to register their presence.
- I held the phone listlessly to my ear until I registered a dial tone.
1(enroll)inscribirseUniversity matricularseUniversity inscribirseregistrarseto register with a doctor — inscribirse en la lista de pacientes de un médico
- to register to vote — censarse (para votar)
- (in US) to register as a Democrat/Republican — inscribirse como votante demócrata/republicano
- Amy and Jak had become close friends over the past few days, spending most of their time in the hotel room Jak had registered for them under the name of Mr and Mrs William Bracket.
- Participants must register between 9.15 and 9.30 am, and the draw for teams will take place afterwards.
- In those areas, women are registering to vote in very low numbers.
- She went and registered to vote in North Carolina this week.
- We registered, writing our names and place of residence, and checked for family members.
- A future AORN President could be the person sitting next to you on the bus, sitting next to you in the cafeteria, or standing in line while registering at a hotel.
- Decked out in their patriotic best, students are registering to vote at Conrad Weiser East Elementary School in Wernersville.
- Now, certainly, whenever you get that many people registering to vote, there are going to be a few incorrect registrations.
- Of those registered to vote, 5 million chose not to exercise their vote.
- Groups still have time to register but must do so immediately.
- You need to register to vote, unless you are on welfare.
- Half of the 10 million who registered to vote are women.
- You will need to register either on voting day or by completing an application available at the Office of the City Clerk in City Hall.
- You've registered, unpacked, and turned off your cell phone.
- Mike shook his head, thanking whatever gods there were that Lil had registered under a fake name and that he had done the same.
- We stopped at the main desk of the dingy motel, one my mother would not have been happy with, and waited while Jimmy registered and checked us in.
- Sometimes voters turned up where they had registered to vote to find their names not on the voters' list.
- I told him never to register in the same hotel more than 3-4 times a year.
- You must register to get to the great recipes, but the site is free.
- Half of the 60 legislative seats were directly elected, with 3.2 million people registered to vote.
- It is time to register to vote and at all levels hold our elected officials accountable at the ballot box.
- People who do not have their citizenship documents must not be allowed to register to vote.
- Millions of Americans turned out to vote and registered to vote that had never been involved.
- Newcomers are very welcome but they must register immediately.
- A musician in a hotel in a holiday resort in Yorkshire informed the local police that, at the hotel, was a lady registered under the name Mrs. Neele.
- Well, of course, you have to prove ID to register to vote.
- Having registered to vote in the polling station, Mr Cullen said it was still open to them to choose not to push the ‘cast vote’ button on the machine.
- It wasn't until this afternoon, with election primaries staring me in the face, that I got my act together to visit Rock the Vote, registering in mere minutes.
- He was in a daze but had enough sense to lie low for a bit and so he registered at a seedy hotel in that part of town, where he hoped no-one would come looking for him.
2.1(show up)ser detectado
- Be sure to check that the internal temperature registers at 190°F.
2.2(be understood, remembered)she did tell me her name, but it didn't register — me dijo su nombre, pero no lo retuve / no me quedó
- eventually it registered who he was — al final caí en la cuenta de quién era
- we're losing our jobs, has that registered with you? — nos vamos a quedar sin trabajo, a ver si te enteras de una vez
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