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
- to be in/out of the running (for sth)
- there are five candidates in the running for the post — hay cinco candidatos compitiendo / en liza por el puesto
- this has put him out of the running for the nomination — esto descarta la posibilidad de que sea nominado
- to make (all) the running — ir en cabeza
- you can't expect him to make / do all the running — no puedes pretender que él lo haga todo / tome todas las iniciativas
- Japanese products are making most of the running as regards technical innovation — los productos japoneses van en cabeza en cuanto a innovaciones técnicas
- his company has taken up the running — su compañía ha tomado la delantera
- Exercise and some sports, eg running or squash can aggravate the joints.
- 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.
- Perhaps it is for this reason that hill running is sometimes depicted as an obscure offshoot of mainstream athletics.
- 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.
- Blisters are a common minor injury for athletes who take part in prolonged sports, such as long-distance running or football.
- I was into my running and competed in the London Marathon three times and did numerous half marathons.
- 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.
- Now living and working in New York, she decided to take up running because other sports were so expensive.
- After the war he switched from long-distance events to middle-distance running.
- Cross-country running is a great way for all athletes of every level to come and race together.
- During his athletic days, he specialised in long-distance running.
- According to his piece on marathons the older the better for long-distance running.
2(of machine)funcionamiento masculinemarcha feminine
- In her role as manager, she was responsible for the day-to-day running of the premises.
- The legitimate aim was the proper running of a multi-cultural, multi-faith, secular school.
- But a spokesman denied his absence would jeopardise the smooth running of the general and county council elections.
- I have no idea whether they realise how much they have disrupted the day-to-day to running of the school.
- Presiding over the various activities involved in the day-to-day running of the club is time consuming.
- She said the main day-to-day running of the hospital would follow usual operational arrangements in place during winter.
- The new management team were not previously involved in the general running of the printers, nor were they directors or shareholders.
- The prefects play a vital role in the smooth running of the school.
- 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.
- In addition to the few of us running the whole company, we were responsible for the day-to-day running of the house.
- Companies will be expected to involve their investors in the day-to-day running of the business.
- 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.
- Head teachers look after the day-to-day running of a school.
- The staff should be applauded for keeping it running under such circumstances.
- The company keeps your data safe and is responsible for the financial running of the project.
- 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.
- He is also planning to hire a new chief executive to handle the day-to-day running of the club.
- 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.
- The funds raised go to the day-to-day running of the community council.
- 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.
3(management)gestión femininedirección femininehis running of the organization — su gestión al frente de la organización
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
- to take a running jump — saltar tomando carrera
- go take a running jump! — ¡anda y vete por ahí!
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
4the 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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