In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dimitirrenunciarpresentar su dimisiónpresentar su renunciathere were shouts of 'resign!' — se alzaron voces pidiendo su dimisión / su renuncia
- to resign from sth — dimitir algo
- I resigned from the committee — renuncié a / dimití mi cargo en la comisión
1(position) dimitir(position) renunciar a(position) presentar su dimisión a(position) presentar su renuncia a
- So, taking drastic steps, John resigned from his job and, with his one suitcase, stayed in Southampton.
- She resigned from the position of the station chief executive officer last year, but she is still the director.
- He said that he has resigned from any form of political and public life.
- He resigned from this position when it became clear that for a serious career as a TV scriptwriter meant living in London.
- He had resigned from his post when the theft was discovered.
- He resigned from the Council in 1990 when new rules prevented paid council officers sitting as elected members.
- His barrister said he had resigned from the school where he was teaching and was now hoping to retrain as a florist.
- By 1909 Einstein was recognised as a leading scientific thinker and in that year he resigned from the patent office.
- Margaret has resigned from the committee after a very significant commitment for 3 years.
- The Chancellor resigned from office and decided to leave the academy on his own.
- She was unable to return to the job and last Thursday, following meetings with her employers, resigned from her position.
- Following the expulsions, two more union leaders resigned from the party.
- They both resigned from the company but demanded compensation.
- He withdrew his nomination later that year and eventually resigned from the court.
- She had resigned from her job as she knew she faced dismissal and her employer had refused to provide her with a reference because of the court case.
- I personally know life-long members who resigned from the Party over this issue.
- His father, a distinguished Marxist academic, resigned from Labour during one of its debilitating civil wars.
- But the threat that worried him most came one day before he resigned from the Commercial Radio show.
- Both men denied any wrongdoing but still resigned from their posts
- To their disappointment, the vote of confidence was not given whereupon they resigned from their posts and left the meeting.
2(forfeit)(right/claim) renunciar a
- Within a year, he had resigned his seat in order to resume his military career.
- Last month, the two founders of the company resigned their executive positions.
- Precisely what transpired is unknown, but he resigned all offices and spent the rest of his life in Europe, dying in Boulogne.
- Once in office, that person could accept no other office in the state and had to resign any office already held.
- The Deputy is resigning his seat in the light of the Government's decision to abolish the dual mandate.
- Should he resign his seat and retire from politics until his name is cleared?
- So why is it that he wasn't forced to resign his parliamentary seat as well?
- She added that she did not feel it was necessary for her to resign her seat and stand again as an independent.
- He said he would not resign his seat to allow a by-election to take place.
- Vincentio, Duke of Vienna, leaves his kingdom suddenly and resigns power to his deputy, Angelo.
- In 1938 she resigned her seat but failed to be re-elected on this cause.
- The law said - and still says - that anyone who leaves their party effectively resigns their seat.
- I further call on her to present a public apology to the family, and then to resign her office.
- But after about a year, he resigned his cabinet seat to spend more time in his home community.
- Any current councillors who plan to run for mayor will also have to resign their seats.
- Women were forced to resign office jobs upon marriage, and this tradition was upheld well into the 1950s.
- He resigned his seat in the legislative assembly a short while later.
- He became the first African leader upon independence to resign office voluntarily.
- He resigned his Westminster seat at the last general election.
- He will have to declare bankruptcy and will be obliged to resign his seat in parliament.
1resignarseto resign oneself to sth/-ing — resignarse a algo/+ inf
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