In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(reply)respuesta feminineher only response was to shake her head — sacudió la cabeza por toda respuesta
- response to sth — respuesta a algo
- in response to your letter/request — en respuesta a su carta/a su solicitud
- she made no response to his invitation — no contestó a su invitación
- Each article I write gets responses or ‘hits’, in the form of letters and emails, and I apologise to those that I don't reply to - I have to ration my time.
- With few exceptions, the governor's responses, written or otherwise, are not preserved.
- A total of 502 people attended the public consultation process and the council had received 152 written responses.
- A further 1,500 written responses, many hostile, came from individuals and organisations.
- The practitioner then explains what to expect during the session, as certain words would be spoken and verbal responses expected from the client.
- But despite the advertising blitz, the response has been poor, with just 194 on the internet and a further 19 written responses.
- Inherited verbal or other social responses are fragmentary and trivial.
- The hearing was told his four written responses contained ‘political content’ and were a misuse of council letterheads.
- Rian grabbed a pencil, and wrote down a quick response, and tossed the piece of paper back to her.
- He wrote back immediately saying that he ought to write a real response but didn't have time at the moment.
- Even without a verbal response he could tell that his guess had been right.
- She received a few puzzled looks, but got no verbal responses.
- The verbal responses to the film are constructed using data from the ‘real life’ of viewers rather than the fictive world defined by the film and filmmaker.
- Reaction from the initial blueprint was hugely positive with more than 500 people visiting the exhibition and 50 written responses.
- Our advice worked and she received an immediate, positive response.
- Readers' responses ranged from delight to dismay - just the sort of diversity of opinion that innovation thrives on.
- The district council received 301 written responses about the plans and more than 120 people attended a special meeting in October.
- So, there will be no verbal responses from the audience to the verdict, regardless of the verdict.
- They received just 14 written responses and another 15 after the public meeting.
- A report to the board outlines the outcome of the public consultation, which included two well attended public meetings and 20 written responses.
- So out went audible responses, the minister's surplice and the litany.
- Unison congregational responses alternate with vernacular stanzas sung by a cantor.
- I listened as, at her own request, she was baptized into the catholic faith, and I made the liturgical responses proper to the child's parent.
- The ceremony is begun by the priest, assisted by a cantor or church choir that sings the responses.
- He also arranged Byzantine liturgical responses in Albanian for mixed choirs.
3(reaction)response (to sth)
- I asked the president for his response to the news — le pregunté al presidente cuál era su reacción ante la noticia
- their actions met with a violent response — su conducta tuvo una respuesta violenta
- public response to the campaign was very generous — la respuesta del público a la campaña fue muy generosa
- the muscle showed no response to the stimulus — el músculo no reaccionó frente al estímulo
- In response to the proposal to ban our organisation, we have held face to face meetings with leading groups and personalities.
- In response to this lack of leadership, I have decided it is time to campaign for my own legislation.
- In response to complaints, the governor extended polling by two hours but that led to yet more abuses.
- He was happy that his marathon performance had evoked a very positive response from the audience.
- In response to a growing need, Women's Aid is expanding and developing its services.
- The show has provoked an emotional response from audiences everywhere it has been staged.
- In response to the tragedy and the subsequent inquiry and recommendations, major changes were made to the safety regime.
- "I was overwhelmed by the response from people all over the country.
- In response to this a new service is being launched by Chambers all over the country called Chamber HR.
- In response to my challenge yesterday to make a playlist of happy songs, Keith wins hands down.
- In response to increasing battlefield firepower, horse cavalry reduced the armor it used.
- In response to reports of the collision, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service sent units from as far away as 35 miles.
- In response to the plight of the two families, a former parish councillor is asking people to help them out by sending donations.
- In response to my request for more information about Schumann resonances Neil explained them as follows.
- In response to reader demand, we've also added a comments section.
- In response to customer demand, the Glasgow store extended its home delivery service earlier this year to include the republic.
- In response to the vote, the Liberals have hinted they are going to look elsewhere to fulfil our healthcare needs.
- In response to the motion, the elastic reaction force exerted on the site by the substrate starts to rise.
- In response to the spate of armed robberies, the Post Office told postmasters and postmistresses warning them to be extra vigilant.
- In response to that, writers groups warned against signing any such form.
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