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 feminineto make a remark — hacer un comentario / una observación
- she passed some remark about my appearance — dijo no sé qué cosa 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
- 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.
- 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.
2formal, literary(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
- The British, another historian remarks, ‘have a genius for the appearance of continuity’.
- "I doubt there's much danger of that," I remarked dryly.
- "Just the person I was hoping to see," he remarked sarcastically.
- Observers have remarked on the odd love Canadians have for the game of hockey.
- Sands once famously remarked that our revenge would be the laughter of our children.
- This comment comes just two months after remarking that he was ‘looking forward to a wonderful Christmas’.
- I emphasise the importance of observing and remarking upon details.
- Turner remarked that it was one thing to interpret the Bible but another thing to contradict it.
- Helen remarks that many people go through their lives without finding out what they are really good at, but she's been lucky.
- Both panels, as remarked earlier, are extremely small.
- Long, who is president of the organization, remarked on the mixed crowd.
- When I commented to her on her helpfulness she remarked that to do well at the job you have to like driving and like people.
- I only wish I had such eyes, the King remarked in a fretful tone.
- A pair of German kayakers returning for their second year remarked on the difference.
- About success and failure, he remarks that he enjoys success and doesn't bother much when failure strikes.
- "Well, for the time being, you are our child," Billy remarked wryly.
- Their Honours remarked that the trial judge made a comment about the evidence given by the applicant.
- I remarked on how strange it was that none of them was there at the reunion.
- Mrs. Thatcher once famously remarked that there is no such thing as society.
- When my mother much later remarked on what fun I seemed to have with my own children it went to my heart.
- While remarking these things, I noted that my clothes were beginning to dry off and was very pleased.
- The image of the social totality has often been remarked to be more difficult to perceive from street level than from above.
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