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(from job, position)renuncia femininedimisión feminineto tender one's resignation — presentar su (or mi etc.) dimisión / su renuncia
- to accept sb's resignation — aceptar la dimisión / la renuncia de algn
- the entire cabinet offered its resignation — todos los miembros del gabinete pusieron sus cargos a disposición del primer ministro
- resignation from sth
- his resignation from the Cabinet/directorship — su dimisión de / su renuncia a su puesto en el gabinete/en la dirección
- He demanded the rescinding of the pipeline project and the resignation of the president.
- ‘If I don't get a satisfactory response, I will be calling for details on who was responsible for this and I will be calling for resignations,’ he said.
- It won't surprise you, I think, that I'm here to announce my resignation from the Shadow Cabinet and the Ministry.
- They voted 34 against with 11 in favour, forcing the immediate resignation of the entire board.
- The reporting of these two journalists eventually forced the resignation of a president.
- The governments are worried that the instability at Eurotunnel will lead to resignations of technical and safety personnel, the newspaper claimed.
- Other officers had announced their resignation from the committee.
- It was there that the Dutchman announced his resignation.
- The sudden resignation of a director should arouse your suspicion, as should significant changes in buying patterns.
- Has she heard from the first minister since announcing her resignation?
- I did say that not all ministerial resignations lead to an urgent debate.
- He remained in office until his resignation in March 1971.
- Several high-profile resignations and retirements have hit hospitals in recent months.
- The group demanded my immediate resignation, and printed my e-mail address on its Web site.
- I am thankful to citizens who sent me letters of support and email after I announced my resignation in July, " he said.
- Sadly, he has not recovered and they regretfully announced his resignation on Monday.
- Do you expect mass resignations from the board?
- There are record resignations and a shortage of quality replacements.
- He announced his resignation from the nomination shortly after, saying he wanted to devote all his energies to regaining his health.
- Announcing his resignation, even on the eve of an election, was the right choice.
1.2formal (of claim, right)renuncia feminine
- The actress is frequently locked into playing a stoic, good-natured sufferer with a look of passive resignation about her.
- Annamma is no match for her husband either in stature or in qualities and accepts her lot with resignation.
- The initial amazement and anger which greeted his decision has given way, in most quarters, to shrugged resignation.
- Rather than fortitude, courage or conviction, his morality play teaches resignation, passivity and submission.
- Rebecca leaned back into his hold and shrugged with resignation.
- I did see something cross his face, but he went back to his usual look of resignation when I corrected him.
- This doesn't seem to have come from apathy or resignation at the inevitability of this war.
- Maybe it's an air of resignation; most delegates realise that what they think matters very little.
- Slowly the atmosphere transforms itself into one of acceptance and resignation.
- With a shrug of resignation, the manservant slapped him lightly across the face.
- ‘But we're never going to do something that everybody likes,’ adds his wife, with a shrug of resignation.
- Then with a shrug of resignation, all he could offer was a throwaway comment, ‘that's the way it is’.
- He shrugged in uncaring resignation and reclined back into a more comfortable position.
- Across the Western world, commentators of various sorts have noted this growing public resignation to powerlessness.
- His final illness was accepted with resignation, courage and good humour.
- She received this news with a combination of acceptance and sorrowful resignation.
- This short final excursion cost poor Cherub but I could see resignation and acceptance in both Belinda and Cherub upon their return.
- One could debate whether that statement reflects acceptance or simply resignation.
- His coach shrugged his shoulders in resignation.
2(acceptance, submission)resignación feminine
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