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(captive/prisoner/hostage) soltar(captive/prisoner/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
- 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.
- 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.
- Many had been living in orphanages before the war, but had been released or managed to escape during the fighting in Baghdad.
- Some were released prisoners themselves; some were draft-dodgers; many were clerks and petty bureaucrats, and all were looking for trouble.
- The main characters in the movie are a group of young women who had either escaped from prison or had been released on bail.
- 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.
- Sylvia's mother decides to prove that Tom's sister cannot be released from confinement in a mental hospital.
- The two men were questioned by police in Rome, before being released and allowed to go on to travel to London.
- He releases himself and falls free of the burning aircraft.
- But questions remain about whether the big cat escaped or was somehow released.
- On August 10, 1974, he was expecting to be given the news that he was to be released from solitary confinement.
- If they fail to reach an agreement in that time period, the prisoners should be released.
- Trinculo felt like a prisoner about to be released after serving a full life sentence.
- When it comes time for these dangerous offenders to be released, civil confinement thus becomes an appealing option.
- Prisoners should not be released until they are ready for life outside.
- Twelve of the inmates, however, were already free after being released earlier this year.
- No mention, for instance, of the people of Ireland having voted overwhelmingly for the agreement, which stated categorically that prisoners would be released.
- A number of political prisoners have been released since the late 1980s.
- In January 1972, Mujib was released from confinement and became the prime minister of Bangladesh.
- He released the remaining political prisoners and restored democratic rule.
1.2(unleash)desatarthe ban released a flood of protest — la prohibición desató una oleada de protestas
- 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.
- 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.
- Then, barely a minute from starting my engine, I release my brakes and taxi out to the runway.
- 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.
- 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.
- To smell burning rubber while driving a car is a sign that you forgot to release the hand brake.
- But when you think of it, it allows you to start the engine, get into gear and release the brake with one hand.
- All the bombs with the sensing switch extenders released and functioned as advertised.
- Combat offload is performed on the ground by releasing the aircraft brakes from a stationary position and a high-power rating set.
- His hands immediately both found the steering wheel as he released the brake and pressed onto the gas.
- As the parachute shot out from the top of the spacecraft, the aerobrake was released to fall freely to the surface of Mars.
- Slowly and carefully, she lifted it upwards, releasing the wheels from their track, and tugging the drawer free.
- He shifted the lever into neutral and released the hand brake, then cranked the steering wheel as far to the right as he could.
1.3(funds/personnel/player) cederhe was released from his normal duties — lo dispensaron de sus tareas habituales
- 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.
- He joined Everton on a free transfer last week, having been released from United during the summer.
- The two ships then released all of their escape pods, effectively hiding the one with Brimstone and his second in command.
- So will New Delhi's latest move release an invigorating flood of foreign money?
- Beirne decided he had no choice but to temporarily close shop and let his employees go until the Army released him from service.
- 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.
- But that does not release me, in the future, from the moral obligation of telling the truth.
- The Americans took over from two French divisions, releasing them to move to a more active section.
- You are released from restrictions and limitations, as old fears do not trouble you any more.
- It confirmed the existing boundary and released the Free State from the significant financial liabilities it had incurred under the Treaty.
- Your blood donation is then released for issue to hospitals once all the tests have come back and are declared negative.
- 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.
- However, a spokesman for Garda management said the move would release an extra man for policing duties in the area.
- He plans to work in food service when he's released.
- The lease had come to an end, and both parties were released from their obligations under it.
- 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.
- You are released from tensions and restrictions when you make important decisions.
- 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.
2(information/statement/figures/report) hacer público(statement/figures/information/report) dar a conocer(record/book) sacar (a la venta)(movie) estrenar
- Newly released documents are available to guide practices that fall in gray areas.
- An expected strong rebound in Japanese machinery orders data, released during afternoon trading, failed to materialize.
- There is huge commercial pressure to release GM foods onto the market.
- This work will be released later in free, electronic editions of the book.
- Once back in camp, the tags were removed, thus releasing the location to other hunters.
- This information was released last week by the Central Statistics Office.
- Later this year a high school version of the site will be released for free use in the classroom.
- Under pressure Howard and Reith wanted to release the video to back their case.
- Because this year at least one music company will be releasing CDs that positively invite copying - within limits.
- Second, we said we will release our income tax returns by the end of the month.
- They will mull it over when they know the song's chart position after it is released on September 1.
- Production was completed in late autumn and the film was released in September 1968.
- So they have been gradually, in response to a lawsuit with information requests, releasing some of those images.
- The company released its cash flow figures for the month of October last Thursday which showed a decrease of $43,000.
- The FBI said it arrested the tipster in Mexico, but released no other information.
- No information has yet been released from an autopsy on Monday.
- In the last few weeks, a large amount of ugly, malicious information has been released into the media about me.
- The new machines are officially released today and further models will be unveiled on 1 February.
- The first set of products and services are expected to be available mid-2002, when further information will be released.
- Over 80% of requests resulted in the information requested being released either in full or in part.
- Does this imply that if a company releases a ‘faulty’ patch which disables your machine that you can sue them?
- 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.
- Newly released documents raise questions about the Supreme Court nominee's position on women's rights.
- As far as I know, the studio is not releasing the film into theaters domestically.
- When you can absorb that much information, you can then release it freely and quickly.
- 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.
- I mean do you think right now too much information is being released?
- Never having ceased to release albums, his comeback is more in terms of style than presence.
- 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.
- Police released the newest information yesterday, after investigators unearthed fresh clues about the suspect's whereabouts.
- The vast majority of independently produced films never get released.
- The film is due to feature both local and international actors, but no further information has been released.
- 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.
- Stamps of flying birds were released to denote the return of Prince Akihito from his overseas trip in 1953.
- 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.
- 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.
- The police have an obligation to release that information.
- Kerry, who in the past has called for full disclosure of rivals' tax returns, is under pressure to release his wife's records.
- Both books will be released at a function to be held at the Maharaja's College on August 25.
- This poem is one among a collection of her works released recently at a function in the city.
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.
- Almost as soon as she closed her eyes she was asleep, but Angel kept beside her, not moving, not releasing her hand.
- 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.
- Without another word, the girl released Napoleon, allowing the French general to drop to the dirt.
- Composure slowly seeped back into the aggressive man, enabling him to gently release his captive from his tight and trembling grasps.
- When it is released, it increases blood flow to the affected area.
- Julian didn't move instead he released his grip on his sister's shoulder.
- Samuel nodded and released her allowing her to walk upstairs to Marie.
- He briefly captured my bottom one and then released it, moving to my temple and kissing me there.
- She nodded and, releasing my hand, moved cautiously forward.
- He smirked as he gingerly sat up, looking at Lashana when she released his hand and moved to help him.
- Koda apologised, starting to move but not releasing his hold on Jamie's hand.
- Glen released Dimero, allowing him to run to Nataki, the others following.
- When blood sugar rises, the pancreas releases insulin to move glucose out of the blood into the muscle where it is stored for energy.
- He released her shoulders and allowed her to move next to him.
- Then the second arm gripped the pipe at ground level and began lifting it while the first one released it and moved back.
- Tom stood erect the instant they were released, the sheer sweet sound of Mrs. Malz's voice releasing them was verbal-nectar.
- It appears the adipocytes of obese individuals release free fatty acids even in the presence of insulin.
- Word after word flowing from her, releasing the emotions she never allowed herself to show, because showing emotions was dangerous.
4.1(let go)(bomb) arrojarhe released his grip on her — la soltó
- It's really a joystick that jumps back to the home position when you release it.
- Reverse the motion to release the weight and return to the start.
- The quick disconnect brake line on the trailer was then released, relieving the pressure on the drum.
- It is released in response to pressure/volume overload resulting in increased wall tension.
- When the key falls back as the finger releases it, the hammer returns to its initial position, ready to strike again.
- Catherine's hand struggled desperately to move, trying to release the increasing pressure on her throat.
- The scene appears at this position after you release the mouse button.
4.2(brake/clutch) soltarto release the shutter — disparar
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
2(of funds, personnel)cesión feminine
3(of claim, right)cesión feminine
4feminine publicaciónfeminine puesta en ventamasculine estrenoin / on general release — en todos los cines
5(record, movie)new releases — últimos estrenos
6(of gas)escape masculine
7(action)the release of the brakes — la acción de soltar el freno
- the release of the clutch — el desembrague
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