In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(comment)comentario masculineobservación masculineto make a remark — hacer un comentario / una observación
- she passed some remark about my appearance — hizo algún comentario sobre mi aspecto
- stop making rude remarks — déjate de decir groserías
- personal remarks — comentarios insolentes
- the chairwoman's opening/closing remarks — las palabras con las que la presidenta abrió/cerró la reunión
- I've made a few remarks in the margin — he puesto unos comentarios / unas notas al margen
- He was more interested in the tall ones off at a bit of a distance, but she passed by without notice or remark.
- The equation of ‘extra-hazardous’ and ‘dangerous’ is also worthy of remark.
- It is worthy of remark that while the sources of naturalism go back a very long way in Western philosophy, it has been especially prominent in philosophy in America.
2literary, formal(attention)to be worthy of remark — ser digno de mención formal
- to escape remark — pasar desapercibido / inadvertido
1to remark on / upon sth
- he remarked on how young she looked — comentó lo joven que parecía
- nobody has remarked upon the fact that … — nadie ha mencionado el hecho de que …
1(comment)observarcomentaryou look tired, she remarked — pareces cansado — observó
- to remark that — observar que
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