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(alter)(estimate/plan/figures/policy) modificarto revise costs upward/downward — ajustar / revisar los costos al alza/a la baja
- many people will have to revise their opinions — mucha gente tendrá que reconsiderar / replantearse la cuestión
- I had to revise my opinion of her — tuve que cambiar de opinión respecto de ella
- Charity looked at her in genuine alarm and was rewarded with a wink that made her revise her opinion of her cousin slightly upwards.
- In recent years, inheritance law has been revised to allow women to inherit more easily.
- Congress will likely revise it to include only students who are convicted while they are in school.
- We might also note and heed the willingness of those whose positions have cost them a great deal to rethink and revise their assumptions in the light of a changing world.
- But real consumer spending and business investment on new equipment were revised higher.
- Also, there is a need to revise the Food Guide Pyramid to reflect the Dietary Guidelines.
- The proposed plans would allow employers to reduce overtime payments, revise pension plans and impose more flexible work hours.
- The outlook on the long-term ratings was revised to stable from positive.
- Appointment systems for health services may need to be revised to allow time for shared decision making.
- The Municipal Law of the City was revised in 1884 to regulate drains.
- You may shudder to learn that the government has revised its hurricane forecast for the season that began June 1 for the worst.
- The Constitution has been amended, laws have been revised.
- MS services in Orkney are being completely revised in an attempt to bring patient care up to a national standard.
- Never mind, Asia can manage minus the mea culpa - as long as the agency listens to the region more and revises its policies in light of experience.
- By 1998, as the budget began to blowout, the figure was revised upwards to 23 percent.
- How would the uses of the prints in a devotional context revise Gauguin's notion of the function of his own sacred art?
- So much so, the timetable has been revised to allow for an extra trip each day.
- But later, the route may be revised as the investors also want to serve the city center.
- After all, the reason any of us writes history is to revise established views of the subject; otherwise we could not claim to be making a contribution.
- Shocked economists and policymakers are scrambling to revise their growth forecasts downward.
(correct)(proofs) corregir(proofs) revisarthird edition, revised and expanded — tercera edición, corregida y aumentada
- the Revised Version — la versión revisada en 1885 de la Biblia anglicana
- the Revise Standard Version — la versión norteamericana de la Biblia anglicana publicada en 1953
- Osmond expects his words to be written over hers - he expects to revise her to suit himself, rather than to read her to understand who she is.
- A two hour lecture takes a week to prepare, revise, proofread, and create handouts for.
- There is an English instructional book based on the books written by Doshu and there are revised editions of it as well.
- This is the second edition of an outstanding book; it has been revised and updated thoroughly.
- This Fifth Edition of Endurance and Endeavour has been substantially revised to take advantage of the new material.
- Compared with the originally submitted Statement the fully revised Statement includes additional information on various matters.
- As the author says in his introduction, this second edition has been completely revised, and enlarged by the addition of the three chapters on beauty.
- Writing students learn to follow a prewrite, outline, write, and revise pattern.
- Between 1594 and 1602 he produced plays for the Admiral's Men, after which he concentrated on writing pageants for the city of London and on revising the Survey of London by John Stow.
- Deb wrote that this book has been revised and updated; for the record, I read the original 1985 edition.
- I will try and write as I revise, but don't expect quick updates, because I really want to concentrate on my studies.
- I had started revising a novel I had begun writing in 1996, which I had never got right.
- On the other hand, I've had past clients call asking to either revise or reprint old projects.
- When you write for an audience, you get your thoughts down on paper, seek feedback and revise extensively.
- It's very similar to school, when you would revise and revise plays.
- We hope to have an improved and revised one in major bookstores within a year.
- Publishers of major travel guides are busy revising their New York editions to reflect the city's violently altered landscape.
- Middletown's finance director said revised forms were sent out immediately at a cost of $5,500.
- Since then, Before the Mayflower has been published in seven editions that have been revised and updated.
- Years of comparative idleness enabled him to write and revise the Arcadia, and to complete the Defence of Poetry, The Lady of May, and Astrophel and Stella.
2British(for exam)(notes/subject) repasar
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