In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(prisoner/captive/hostage) poner en libertad(prisoner/captive/hostage) soltar(prisoner/captive/hostage) liberarhe was released on bail — fue puesto en libertad bajo fianza
- the animals will be released back into the wild — los animales serán devueltos a la naturaleza
- to release sb from sth
- she was released from jail — fue excarcelada
- she released him from his promise — lo eximió de cumplir con su promesa
- they released him from the contract — le condonaron las obligaciones emanadas del contrato
- The two men were questioned by police in Rome, before being released and allowed to go on to travel to London.
- Many had been living in orphanages before the war, but had been released or managed to escape during the fighting in Baghdad.
- He released the remaining political prisoners and restored democratic rule.
- I have read the submissions that have been filed on your behalf and I have taken them into account, but, in my view, there is nothing that can be done that would allow you to be released.
- Trinculo felt like a prisoner about to be released after serving a full life sentence.
- Sylvia's mother decides to prove that Tom's sister cannot be released from confinement in a mental hospital.
- Twelve of the inmates, however, were already free after being released earlier this year.
- But questions remain about whether the big cat escaped or was somehow released.
- Something felt like it had been released, set free, if only for a moment; he offered a hand and I took it, so he helped me up.
- In January 1972, Mujib was released from confinement and became the prime minister of Bangladesh.
- He releases himself and falls free of the burning aircraft.
- Human slaves, no matter what, have the potential to take part in this and the broader social contract, thus they should be released from slavery and allowed to do so.
- On August 10, 1974, he was expecting to be given the news that he was to be released from solitary confinement.
- Some were released prisoners themselves; some were draft-dodgers; many were clerks and petty bureaucrats, and all were looking for trouble.
- Prisoners should not be released until they are ready for life outside.
- If they fail to reach an agreement in that time period, the prisoners should be released.
- A number of political prisoners have been released since the late 1980s.
- No mention, for instance, of the people of Ireland having voted overwhelmingly for the agreement, which stated categorically that prisoners would be released.
- The main characters in the movie are a group of young women who had either escaped from prison or had been released on bail.
- When it comes time for these dangerous offenders to be released, civil confinement thus becomes an appealing option.
1.2(unleash)desatarthe ban released a flood of protest — la prohibición desató una oleada de protestas
- All the bombs with the sensing switch extenders released and functioned as advertised.
- He shifted the lever into neutral and released the hand brake, then cranked the steering wheel as far to the right as he could.
- But when you think of it, it allows you to start the engine, get into gear and release the brake with one hand.
- To smell burning rubber while driving a car is a sign that you forgot to release the hand brake.
- Not daring to start the engine, he released the brake and pushed the bike back to the supermarket where Emma and Michael waited anxiously for him.
- Slowly and carefully, she lifted it upwards, releasing the wheels from their track, and tugging the drawer free.
- To allow the trailer to roll back away from the damaged concrete as it was being lifted, the trailer's brakes had to be released manually at the same time.
- All it takes to get this car moving like a breeze is to release the hand brake, turn the knob on the dashboard to forward mode and press the accelerator.
- Combat offload is performed on the ground by releasing the aircraft brakes from a stationary position and a high-power rating set.
- The joint is small and cylindrical, and only a high-strength joining method will ensure that the cannula will not move or release from the hub during use.
- As the parachute shot out from the top of the spacecraft, the aerobrake was released to fall freely to the surface of Mars.
- Then, barely a minute from starting my engine, I release my brakes and taxi out to the runway.
- His hands immediately both found the steering wheel as he released the brake and pressed onto the gas.
- As one the three hanging soldiers hit the deck and released their harness while moving into a forward roll, and as one the tree shadows moved into positions on the guards patrol routes.
1.3(funds/player/personnel) cederhe was released from his normal duties — lo dispensaron de sus tareas habituales
- The two ships then released all of their escape pods, effectively hiding the one with Brimstone and his second in command.
- In the depths of misery, Aladdin polishes a dirty, battered lamp which is lying on the cave floor and releases the Genie of the Lamp, who sets him free from the cave and promises to grant his every wish.
- This was not a case where the husband had transferred the house to the wife in consideration of her releasing him from all obligations arising out of the marriage.
- They're specifically aimed at older people who are property rich but cash poor, ie: those who have a lot of equity wrapped up in their homes but don't want to move in order to release it.
- The Americans took over from two French divisions, releasing them to move to a more active section.
- If he declines, you may ask and publish his reasons, but they cannot release you of your obligation to correct your error in publishing his misleading words.
- Your blood donation is then released for issue to hospitals once all the tests have come back and are declared negative.
- The lease had come to an end, and both parties were released from their obligations under it.
- However, a spokesman for Garda management said the move would release an extra man for policing duties in the area.
- The Kilkenny out-half managed to skip out of defence and release his backline who moved the ball quickly up field.
- After eight months, I was released from all physical restrictions, such as engaging in contact sports.
- It confirmed the existing boundary and released the Free State from the significant financial liabilities it had incurred under the Treaty.
- You are released from restrictions and limitations, as old fears do not trouble you any more.
- He plans to work in food service when he's released.
- You are released from tensions and restrictions when you make important decisions.
- You should also be aware that some lease contracts include a buy-out clause to release you from your obligations to the management company at the end of the agreed lease period.
- Beirne decided he had no choice but to temporarily close shop and let his employees go until the Army released him from service.
- He joined Everton on a free transfer last week, having been released from United during the summer.
- But that does not release me, in the future, from the moral obligation of telling the truth.
- So will New Delhi's latest move release an invigorating flood of foreign money?
2(information/statement/figures/report) hacer público(report/information/statement/figures) dar a conocer(record/book) sacar (a la venta)(movie) estrenar
- Production was completed in late autumn and the film was released in September 1968.
- When you're one of the greatest rappers in the world, you're going to be facing some pressure when you're releasing the first solo album of your career.
- Both books will be released at a function to be held at the Maharaja's College on August 25.
- There is huge commercial pressure to release GM foods onto the market.
- This information was released last week by the Central Statistics Office.
- Second, we said we will release our income tax returns by the end of the month.
- Stamps of flying birds were released to denote the return of Prince Akihito from his overseas trip in 1953.
- The first set of products and services are expected to be available mid-2002, when further information will be released.
- I mean do you think right now too much information is being released?
- This work will be released later in free, electronic editions of the book.
- Because this year at least one music company will be releasing CDs that positively invite copying - within limits.
- Newly released documents are available to guide practices that fall in gray areas.
- Kerry, who in the past has called for full disclosure of rivals' tax returns, is under pressure to release his wife's records.
- An expected strong rebound in Japanese machinery orders data, released during afternoon trading, failed to materialize.
- When you can absorb that much information, you can then release it freely and quickly.
- Never having ceased to release albums, his comeback is more in terms of style than presence.
- The new machines are officially released today and further models will be unveiled on 1 February.
- For example, they'll buy a stock after-hours when a positive earnings report is released, hoping for a gap up on the following trading day.
- We feel that the drivers need some work before the game is released in order to remove the hitching we were experiencing at all resolutions on any video card that we threw at this title.
- The film is due to feature both local and international actors, but no further information has been released.
- The company released its cash flow figures for the month of October last Thursday which showed a decrease of $43,000.
- The police have an obligation to release that information.
- The FBI said it arrested the tipster in Mexico, but released no other information.
- As far as I know, the studio is not releasing the film into theaters domestically.
- This poem is one among a collection of her works released recently at a function in the city.
- Over 80% of requests resulted in the information requested being released either in full or in part.
- In the last few weeks, a large amount of ugly, malicious information has been released into the media about me.
- The vast majority of independently produced films never get released.
- Police released the newest information yesterday, after investigators unearthed fresh clues about the suspect's whereabouts.
- Later this year a high school version of the site will be released for free use in the classroom.
- So they have been gradually, in response to a lawsuit with information requests, releasing some of those images.
- No information has yet been released from an autopsy on Monday.
- Under pressure Howard and Reith wanted to release the video to back their case.
- Once back in camp, the tags were removed, thus releasing the location to other hunters.
- Newly released documents raise questions about the Supreme Court nominee's position on women's rights.
- Does this imply that if a company releases a ‘faulty’ patch which disables your machine that you can sue them?
- He added that the college's ethical commission would soon release an ‘official position report’ so that Catalan doctors were aware of how to act.
- They will mull it over when they know the song's chart position after it is released on September 1.
- The partial success of this debut album was likely due to the fact that the album was only released in their hometown and not distributed to the rest of Canada until the following year.
- I get a nice warm feeling knowing that I am able to help other people in the free software community by releasing these little bits of code.
3(emit, disseminate)(gas) despedirplants release oxygen through their leaves — las plantas liberan / desprenden oxígeno a través de las hojas
- Fortunately for Jonny and myself the dark looks faded off Nicky and Val's faces and they allowed Josh to release them and move onto Jonny without making a scene.
- Tom stood erect the instant they were released, the sheer sweet sound of Mrs. Malz's voice releasing them was verbal-nectar.
- Almost as soon as she closed her eyes she was asleep, but Angel kept beside her, not moving, not releasing her hand.
- He briefly captured my bottom one and then released it, moving to my temple and kissing me there.
- Julian didn't move instead he released his grip on his sister's shoulder.
- He released her shoulders and allowed her to move next to him.
- It appears the adipocytes of obese individuals release free fatty acids even in the presence of insulin.
- Samuel nodded and released her allowing her to walk upstairs to Marie.
- Composure slowly seeped back into the aggressive man, enabling him to gently release his captive from his tight and trembling grasps.
- Then the second arm gripped the pipe at ground level and began lifting it while the first one released it and moved back.
- He smirked as he gingerly sat up, looking at Lashana when she released his hand and moved to help him.
- Word after word flowing from her, releasing the emotions she never allowed herself to show, because showing emotions was dangerous.
- Without another word, the girl released Napoleon, allowing the French general to drop to the dirt.
- She nodded and, releasing my hand, moved cautiously forward.
- He glared up at the girl as he released her arm and moved away from the bed in a swift, fluid movement.
- These plaques can rupture, releasing substances that cause blood flowing in the coronary artery to clot.
- When blood sugar rises, the pancreas releases insulin to move glucose out of the blood into the muscle where it is stored for energy.
- Koda apologised, starting to move but not releasing his hold on Jamie's hand.
- When it is released, it increases blood flow to the affected area.
- Glen released Dimero, allowing him to run to Nataki, the others following.
4.1(let go)(bomb) arrojarhe released his grip on her — la soltó
- The quick disconnect brake line on the trailer was then released, relieving the pressure on the drum.
- The scene appears at this position after you release the mouse button.
- It is released in response to pressure/volume overload resulting in increased wall tension.
- Catherine's hand struggled desperately to move, trying to release the increasing pressure on her throat.
- It's really a joystick that jumps back to the home position when you release it.
- When the key falls back as the finger releases it, the hammer returns to its initial position, ready to strike again.
- Reverse the motion to release the weight and return to the start.
4.2(brake/clutch) soltarto release the shutter — disparar
1.1(from prison, captivity)puesta en libertad feminineliberación femininehe negotiated his release from the contract — gestionó que se le condonaran las obligaciones emanadas del contrato
- his death was a merciful release — su muerte fue una bendición
- She called on the government to speed up the process of release for hundreds of political prisoners still in jail.
- People sentenced to life imprisonment are not included as they are placed under lifelong probation supervision as a condition of temporary release.
- Greenhouse nitrous oxide release, which results from fertiliser and pulse crop nitrification, remains the subject of ongoing research.
- On the 42nd hour, I spoke with a court-appointed lawyer who told me the courts were deliberately slowing the process of our release.
- I also have the person do special ‘bodywork’ stretching and emotional release movement processes before and during the sessions.
- Negotiations by the EU and the US led to their release on condition they be exiled to Europe.
- Judges help set the conditions of release and oversee a parolee's progress.
- The court set for 16 September a hearing for an application for his release on bail.
- Of course, he knew what to charge in these days of globalisation, and had it not been for Marchizu's release on parole, the community would never have been able to afford him.
- I am all about maintaining the rights and freedoms of Canadians but why isn't treatment a condition of his release?
- Those that attend can qualify for early release on parole after one third of their term has been served while those who refuse will be made to serve their full term.
- The materiality of the paint and the sticky pull and release of the printing process showed a rough and ready formalism at work.
- Community Probation Service regional manager Heather Mackie said it was confident the man's accommodation met the conditions of his release.
- Mr Browne said they were told there was no question of an announcement on their release until certain conditions had been met.
- Victims would also have a say in bail applications, applications for early release and parole for criminals under the party's plans.
- Police opposed bail, but the Magistrate agreed to his release on the condition he pay a surety and comply with other bail conditions.
- He sought release on bail while he appealed his conviction and sentence.
- The process of gaining early release created a complicated and intriguing paper trail.
- We will be able to hit a moving target, or even a target that is stationary at weapons release but attempts to escape as the weapon is in-flight.
- In this painting, joy, rapture, release, and escape are all terms that become important, even if their value is always of the verge of becoming equivocal.
1.2(of funds, personnel)cesión feminine
1.3(of claim, right)cesión feminine
- The third benefit for Mrs Smith was her husband's release of property claims.
- I have been advised by my bank manager that any release of money needs to be authorised by the solicitors who initiated the freezing injunction.
- By cross-motion the plaintiff sought a declaration that the settlement and final release were void.
- Only if that settlement and release is set aside would it be open to the plaintiff to re-litigate those issues.
- There was no deed of release, no terms of settlement; your client just accepted that money, and, presumably there is some rule of court that deals with that.
2.1feminine publicaciónfeminine puesta en ventamasculine estrenoin / (British) on general release — en todos los cines
- The too objective script leaves audiences not knowing whether Madeleine was a murderess or not, and this fact contributed to the film's failure on release.
- At the same time, these types of records are awkward and time-consuming for officials to process for release.
- As for all the bugs that were found after the release, again this is management's fault for NOT having a proper testing process before release.
- The single goes on release nationally on Monday, August 8, and will be available through all record shops.
- It is hoped that the difficulty of finding these recordings in stores does not have an impact on the future recording and release of many more musicals.
- Needless to say, we shall be monitoring its process, from US release, through to our verdict and its fate come the Awards season.
- Ware hopes to have the study results ready for release by the fall of 2002.
- One trailer available on the original release of the film is not included here, but to no great loss.
- But Brundtland handled the release of the report poorly.
- The film is due for release in UK cinemas sometime next year.
- They are ready for talks provided the distributors lift the ban on release of films on or before February 7.
- Even though the album has been on release since last year, it was always Kevin's intention to hold a launch night in honour of the occasion.
- Neither was much liked on release - his curmudgeonly socialism was out of step with the times - but hindsight may teach us to value them better.
- This protocol will be disseminated widely and will guide the survey and scoring process after its release.
- With their debut album not on release until very recently it's surprising - and welcome - that the place is as full as it is.
- Zwick laid down this track just days after the film's initial U.S. release.
- It has only just gone on release in the US and does not reach UK cinemas until January.
- Critics across the country savaged the film upon its initial release, dismissing it as directionless and dreary.
- The single went on release last Friday, July 26 and is expected to shoot into the Irish top 40 within the next fortnight.
- The crowds grew in size and confidence, and began to demand the immediate release of the results.
2.2(record, movie)new releases — últimos estrenos masculine
3(of gas)escape masculine
4.1(action)the release of the brakes — la acción de soltar el freno
- the release of the clutch — el desembrague
- A photographer can point his camera at a subject and press the release down.
- Next, point the camera at the other extreme and once again half press the release.
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