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 administrator takes the class registers and rings around parents whose children are absent and who have not contacted the school.
- A collection of exercise books and school registers collected as far back as the early 1900s are also on display.
- 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.
- The DC took the attendance register in his custody and ordered an inquiry into the case.
- However, a vote was taken last March among the 25 qualified electors named on the register of electors at Kennedy Street.
- 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.
- Ms. Mihara reached inside her Mulberry tote and pulled out the class register, she put on her reading glasses and flipped through the pages.
- Previous investigations have found many MEPs turning up only to sign the attendance register - to receive the daily rate - and then leaving.
- 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.
- School teachers were paid by contract according to an average of their attendance register.
- I am interested in finding the staff registers, student records, minute books and copies of school magazines.
- However, she said there were strong safeguards in her proposals to prevent names being placed unnecessarily on registers or lists.
- In a later period a note of what each visitor was wearing was written up in an official register.
- 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.
- He appealed to the young voters to come out to vote and to make sure their names are on the register of electors.
- 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.
- The boy knew she was a schoolteacher, for he had found her class register and kept it in his beside table.
- 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.
- The main figure used by the Government to measure attendance is the percentage of pupil absence as recorded in school registers.
- 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.
- Information about use of bed days was available from official registers for all patients (except those who died or emigrated).
- 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.
- The Medical Council removed his name from the medical register in 1999 pending the outcome of its inquiry.
- I got out the grave registers and I listed all the men of my regiment who are buried at Bayeux and Caen.
- 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.
- 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.
- Electronic whiteboards and computerised registers will help turn a Manchester secondary school into one of the country's most advanced.
- New members have been putting their names on the register there and there is no cost to join.
- Only descendants of families of longstanding wealth and social prominence gain admission to such schools and listing in such registers.
- Schools in the borough have also used government money to introduced new electronic registers to make it more difficult to fake attendance.
- 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.
- We have also implemented electronic monitoring and electronic registers.
- Among the most popular display items were the large class registers, which recorded the attendance records of children going back to 1910.
- They started maintaining a register for attendance everyday.
- More and more medical associations have set up registers for members to list interests that concern their employment or practice.
- For starters, we need an official register of charities.
- 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.
- Some education authorities have cut truancy by introducing electronic registers, which can plot patterns of absences.
- Only one priest could remain in each parish, and he had to put his name on a special register.
- 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.
- The combination of his voice with the lower register of the viola sends shivers down the spine.
- The Dolby 2.0 surround is clear and resonate, with a rich bass component that emphasizes the lower register of Lance's 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 scientist's voice had practically made it into the soprano register at this point, and his eyes were huge.
- Even on tenor his preference is for the highest register, sometimes pushing the capabilities of the instrument further than one would believe possible.
- He projects a tremendous sound across all registers of the instrument, while conveying the poetry of the score.
- Fox, however, seemed to sing in a register too high for her voice.
- Diction is unclear, and much of her lower register is lost in the orchestra.
- 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!
- Courtois has an extraordinary range, pushing his instrument quite comfortably into registers normally reserved for the viola and even violin.
- She doesn't shy away from using her chest voice campily, and her upper registers are no less thrilling.
- 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.
- I still had problems with my lower register, despite so many years of singing lessons.
- Whenever she referred to ‘Her Highness’ she raised her eyes to heaven and her voice to a high register.
- 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.
- The role does, however, expose a flaw in her technique, namely imperfect control in her voice's upper registers.
- On ‘Who’, she lets her voice plunge into the lower registers, with an almost rumbling baritone.
3Linguisticsregistro (idiomático) masculinedifferences in register — diferencias de registro
- For such people, standard English is the register of formal communication, complemented by vernacular usage for other purposes.
- Anatomical terminology and slang exist in competing registers, and offer different possibilities for communication in such contexts.
- In some languages, and some registers of English, syntactic tangling like this is normal.
- In addition to regional and social dialects, two other varieties often discussed by sociolinguists are register and style.
- 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.
4cash registercaja (registradora) feminine
- Compilers determine which information should be stored in registers.
1(record)(birth/death) inscribir(death/birth) registrar(ship/car) matricularare you registered with Dr Adams? — ¿está inscrito / registrado como paciente del Dr Adams?
2(send by registered post)mandar certificadomandar registrado Mexicomandar recomendado Uruguay Colombia
3registered past pFinanceregistered charity — organización benéfica registrada feminine
- registered company — compañía registrada
- registered office — sede
- registered share — acción nominativa
- registered shareholder — titular
4registered past pAdministrationregistered nurse — enfermera titulada feminine
- a Panamanian-registered ship — un barco de matrícula panameña
5registered past p(recorded)certificadoregistrado Mexicorecomendado Uruguay Colombiato send sth registered — mandar algo registrado Mexico
6(make known)(protest) hacer constar(complaint) presentar
7(show)her face registered no emotion — su cara no acusó / denotó emoción alguna
- the dial registered 700 volts — la aguja registraba / marcaba 700 voltios
8detectardarse cuenta decaer en la cuenta de
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
2(show up)ser detectado
3(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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