In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(jogging)jogging masculinefooting masculine(shorts) de deporterunning is a good form of exercise — correr / el jogging / el footing es muy buen ejercicio
- Lord Coe holds four Olympic medals and eight world records in middle-distance running.
- EPO is a drug which can dramatically improve performances in middle- and long-distance running.
- Exercise and some sports, eg running or squash can aggravate the joints.
- I was into my running and competed in the London Marathon three times and did numerous half marathons.
- However, as with other sports, if good technique is applied, running can be both enjoyable and rewarding.
- It's important to take it steadily when you first decide to take up any sport and running is no different.
- Cross-country running is a great way for all athletes of every level to come and race together.
- Jay decided that he was out of shape and that maybe he should take up running.
- She will leave after achieving the greatest performance in British middle-distance running of modern times.
- During his athletic days, he specialised in long-distance running.
- Now living and working in New York, she decided to take up running because other sports were so expensive.
- Perhaps it is for this reason that hill running is sometimes depicted as an obscure offshoot of mainstream athletics.
- According to his piece on marathons the older the better for long-distance running.
- Blisters are a common minor injury for athletes who take part in prolonged sports, such as long-distance running or football.
- After the war he switched from long-distance events to middle-distance running.
2(of machine)funcionamiento masculinemarcha feminine
- The Chamber of Commerce is always in need of funds and the money raised will go towards the day to day running of the operation.
- But a spokesman denied his absence would jeopardise the smooth running of the general and county council elections.
- My son has a new head at his primary school who does no teaching and has no involvement with the day-to-day running of the school.
- The new management team were not previously involved in the general running of the printers, nor were they directors or shareholders.
- In her role as manager, she was responsible for the day-to-day running of the premises.
- Companies will be expected to involve their investors in the day-to-day running of the business.
- The company keeps your data safe and is responsible for the financial running of the project.
- She said the main day-to-day running of the hospital would follow usual operational arrangements in place during winter.
- In addition to the few of us running the whole company, we were responsible for the day-to-day running of the house.
- The staff should be applauded for keeping it running under such circumstances.
- He is no longer responsible for the day-to-day running of the chain, but he still makes time for jolly banter with the staff.
- It isn't always the case that you have to go on stage, there is plenty to do in the general running of the show.
- The prefects play a vital role in the smooth running of the school.
- Head teachers look after the day-to-day running of a school.
- A team of seven people will identify ways of generating cash and will be in charge of the day-to-day running of the vehicles.
- I have no idea whether they realise how much they have disrupted the day-to-day to running of the school.
- The funds raised go to the day-to-day running of the community council.
- The legitimate aim was the proper running of a multi-cultural, multi-faith, secular school.
- He is also planning to hire a new chief executive to handle the day-to-day running of the club.
- Presiding over the various activities involved in the day-to-day running of the club is time consuming.
3(management)gestión femininedirección femininehis running of the organization — su gestión al frente de la organización
1.1(done on the run)he took a running catch — la atajó corriendo
- protestors were involved in a running battle with the police — hubo escaramuzas / refriegas entre la policía y los manifestantes
1.2(continuous, ongoing)(translation) simultáneo(joke) continuoI don't need a running commentary on each news item! — ¡no necesito que me comentes todas las noticias a medida que las dan!
- I keep a running total — llevo la cuenta del total
- So bad was the road that it became a running joke among those who use it regularly.
- My ‘application’ succeeded very well in its goal, becoming a running joke.
- Dying of old age while in the waiting room has been a running joke for decades.
- It has running jokes, punch lines and a neat comic economy.
- It's become a running joke that I only invite her because she has this huge casserole dish that I borrow.
- One of the film's running jokes has his three children growing fat because of their love of junk food.
- Our kids got used to this, and, in fact, it became a running joke between them.
- Everyone had heard of this movie because it was a running joke on the Benny show, but very few people had seen it.
- Still, as their winning streak drained the suspense out of the show, no event needed a running joke more.
- Much of the humour is contained in a variety of running jokes introduced throughout the first act.
- The running joke is that Anna is wrongly convinced that Catherine is Irish.
- The running joke is about a well-educated immigrant stuck in a dead job.
- The attempt to record the ever-changing audience will become one of the many running jokes that power the show.
- Then for the next fortnight it would be a running joke in the restaurant.
- Like many Scottish men typecast by gender, Max's chosen career is something of a running joke amongst members of his family.
- The police's long running battle to take on the burglar enters a new phase in the town this week.
- Alex's hair was kind of a running joke - mainly because it looked rather like a lion's mane.
- One of the film's funniest jokes is a running gag involving a car radio stuck on a 1980s soft rock revival station.
- What started out as a convenient short-cut for the writers has become a running joke, at the show's expense.
- Not only do the running expenses continue, but they usually increase in times of drought.
- But she had an offensive, running sore that lay open from below her knee right down to her foot.
3the third day running — el tercer día consecutivo / seguido
- this is the fourth meeting running he's been late — es la cuarta vez consecutiva que llega tarde a la reunión
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