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(as punishment, in primary, secondary education)colegio masculineescuela feminine(yard/rules/uniform) del colegio(inspector/bus) escolar masculineto go to school — ir al colegio / a la escuela
- are you still at / in school? — ¿todavía vas al colegio?
- he began school in 1950 — empezó el colegio en 1950
- when he left school — cuando terminó el colegio
- when do the children go back to school? — ¿cuándo empiezan las clases?
- he teaches school — es maestro
- I had to read it out in front of the whole school — tuve que leerlo delante de todo el colegio
- school's out — han terminado las clases
- I'll see you after school — te veo después de clase
- (as punishment) I had to stay behind after school — me tuve que quedar castigado después de clase
- I missed school yesterday — ayer falté a clase / al colegio
- children of school age — niños en edad escolar
- school attendance — asistencia al colegio
- school fees — colegiatura — cuotas que se pagan en un colegio particular
- school vacations / holidays — vacaciones escolares
- school hours — horas de colegio
- school life — vida escolar
- school lunch / dinner — comida escolar
- school playground — patio del colegio
- school report — boleta de calificaciones / notas
- Her house is four blocks from her office, and she can drop off her kids at school before work, because their schools are less than a mile away.
- When I was in school, I used to do impressions of my friends at school and stuff like that.
- The diabetic nurse visited the school to educate firstly the teachers and secondly the classmates.
- Typically, in bilingual schools in Mexico, instruction is predominantly or exclusively in Spanish.
- At school, the most she ever spoke was to the teacher, and that was rarely ever.
- When the building was a school - a quarter of a century ago - there were probably fewer houses in this corner of the village.
- Parents with children in school were identified from fifty schools chosen randomly from school lists at the state Ministry of Education.
- At school he excelled at all sports, becoming captain of athletics and representing his school in the public schools championships.
- It looks at facilities like schools, office buildings and factories, and the chemicals likely to be in them.
- We didn't begin with a project for a house or a school or an office building.
- Sales should generate $1 million, half of which will go toward building 20 new schools in Cambodia.
- The President's talk about accountability is tied to the idea that schools should be run more like businesses.
- He huffed, as he crossed his arms, and leaned against the brick building of their school.
- But when they approached the concerned officials they were told that money cannot be given for linking roads but money could be given for building schools.
- Let's stop wasting money and put it to better use building schools, hospitals and productive enterprises that will lift our people out of degrading poverty.
- The company also put men to work guarding the sanctuary against poachers and building schools for the children to meet another local need.
- This will make the building of new schools necessary - an additional cost.
- She was no longer at school only because the school in her district stopped at age ten.
- Delayed maintenance or insufficient maintenance are also associated with moisture problems in schools and large buildings.
- In it he argued that instruction in Catholic schools could be like that in the lycées, whose curriculum was grounded in that of the Jesuits.
- English is the language of instruction in secondary schools and institutions of higher learning.
- The running of a school relies on discipline and for any student to be querying instructions given to him is completely unacceptable.
- The school consists of three buildings in a horseshoe layout with each building having three stories.
- In school, one of these many boundaries will be the legitimacy of academic knowledge.
- The government is trying to alleviate this problem by building accessible schools in rural areas.
- He also points out that although schools must meet the building code standards for air quality, that doesn't necessarily mean today's codes.
- In school, I learned many wondrous things about science that amazed me.
- Students in schools with harsh discipline, such as zero-tolerance policies, reported lower school connectedness.
- Many of these children are not in school, and many others are in schools of extremely low quality.
- English is the language of business, religion, and tourism and is the medium of instruction in schools.
- Many homes and other buildings such as schools and offices have high levels of radon.
- They found rates 50 per cent higher than levels established for American schools and public buildings.
- They accomplish real stuff, like building schools in Guatemala.
- At school after playtime, the teacher asked the kids what they had been doing.
- At school, if your teacher had told the class that one kid was going to be famous, how many kids would have said it would be you?
- Posters and other displays were also placed throughout the school to educate students.
- For example, there was more corporal discipline in all the schools back then, less medical care for the average family, poorer housing in general and so on.
- Rekka also noticed in the flash of lighting that the building was the school.
- I asked him how the villages paid for their half of building and supporting a school.
- English is the primary language of instruction in schools, and by the secondary level all students can read and write in basic English.
1.2US (college, university)universidad femininewhere did you go to school? — ¿a qué universidad fuiste?
- That's so sad for Scott because he plays tennis all his life and he's a varsity player of their school.
- The idea that this nonsense is seeping off the Internet to schools and other places of a professional nature alarms me in a way most alarming.
- I don't know other schools offering this kind of work at an undergraduate level.
- Some schools have resorted to filling chairs with professors who hold doctorates in other fields.
- He was an athlete and played on the varsity football team for our school.
- I am receiving my Ph.D. from one of the best schools in my discipline.
- How much of that are you going to risk on your knowledge of Ivy League schools?
- Timely deposits must be made and official transcripts forwarded from undergraduate schools.
- It was therefore out of necessity that we were all drafted into the school's varsity basketball team.
- I think schools like this do the best job of providing an undergraduate education in the world.
- He has been invited to teach at Harvard, UC Berkeley, and Yale, among other schools.
- Many successful people who couldn't afford Ivy League schools graduated from city and state colleges.
- Because of the tension in my undergrad experience, I am looking for a grad school that is a better fit.
- Harvard is one of the prestigious schools in the U.S. and all around the world.
- The acceptance rates for Ivy League schools range from 10 to 31 percent, which are relatively low.
1.3(department)facultad femininehe graduated from law/medical school — se licenció en derecho/medicina
- the School of Law/Dentistry — la Escuela de Derecho/Odontología
- Julie is a student nurse about to graduate from a university school of nursing.
- After World War II, however, journalism schools multiplied, developing on a large scale in the state universities.
- She studied at various art schools in New York, then at Yale University under Josef Albers, graduating in 1959.
- Universities and their medical schools are developing proactive policies to streamline their research portfolios and to concentrate on existing areas of strength.
- There are colleges and schools located in religiously affiliated universities and those in secular institutions.
- Perhaps the most important is the kind of cultural sea change under way on the campuses of business schools.
- Optometry courses lasting three years are taught in eight university departments and schools in the UK.
- In order to acquire the funding to expand departments, art schools and universities had to meet the formal requirements attached to the bill.
- He gives frequent lectures at law schools and universities.
- Universities retain the right, under enterprise bargaining agreements, to do away with disciplines, groups of disciplines, indeed entire schools.
- Collaborations with other departments or schools at the university also help students explore alternatives.
2.1(other training establishment)academia feminineescuela femininedriving school — autoescuela feminine
- language school — escuela de idiomas
- He often travels to industry events and client meetings, and is a popular guest lecturer at several business schools.
- Often, local employment law firms or business schools offer relevant seminars.
- His notions on strategy are more widely disseminated than ever and are preached at business schools and in seminars around the globe.
- In this latter regard I am not sure that it is the role of design schools to produce design critics and design writers as much as it is to explore and engender critical practices.
- It is set in a dancing school, which opens with a scene of disarray (music and chairs scattered around).
- Art schools trained applied artists to create commercial art and decorative furnishings but offered no training in new technologies.
2.2(source of experience)the school of life — la escuela de la vida
3(tendency, group)escuela femininethe Dutch/Impressionist/Marxist school — la escuela holandesa/impresionista/marxista
- there are several schools of thought on this issue — sobre este tema hay varias corrientes de opinión
- a politician of the old school — un político de la vieja escuela / de la vieja guardia
1(animal) adiestrar(person) instruircapacitarhe was schooled in the art of conversation — dominaba el arte de la conversación
- he had been well schooled in Latin and Greek — le habían impartido sólidos conocimientos de latín y griego
- The area was swarming with people the way a school of fish in a net would flop about.
- A school of males is far more boisterous, and the most dangerous to encounter.
- She saw a school of orange and yellow fish swim past her; Joanna felt elated and blissful.
- The two men stood for a bit more at the railing and watched as a school of dolphins raced parallel to the moving freighter.
- All he saw was lots of blue water, and an occasional school of fish here and there.
- The water was so clear that a school of fish could be seen swimming against the current, upriver.
- The thought of coral reefs conjures images of brightly coloured shoals and huge schools of exotic fish.
- A school of menominee swam by and I tried to drop the spear on them but they moved out of its way.
- A bird helps the old man locate a large albacore tuna, which is a straggler from a larger school of fish.
- At the river's edge, a school of small, dark fish darts away as a shadow crosses the water.
- After finally loading up the ship with enough equipment to haul in a school of Chilean sea bass we set sail.
- Inside her cluttered mind memories swam like a skittish school of fish.
- A school of porpoises came alongside the boat for a visit.
- It didn't take long for the fools to scatter out like a crazy school of fish.
- Shy leaves hide under their brethren as the icy chill dives and chases each one like a predator feasting on a school of fish.
- Sean shrieked at a school of drowsing fish who promptly scattered to deeper waters.
- He saw ‘some small fish to skip, and play upon the surface of the water’ which turned out to be a school of pilchards.
- Because of the blaring white light, it seemed to shimmer like a school of fish on a sunny day.
- Obedience to the instincts of its kind is also helpful, as when an entire school of fish moves as one to avoid disaster.
- The stones at the bottom were covered in green and brown slime and a school of small fish swam past them, startled.
- Its ideas and methods proved enormously influential on many different schools of 20th-century art.
- This reminds me of the yay-boo school of journalism, as perfected by my father.
- Furthermore, particular schools of artists and artistic movements are also separate markets.
- The content is of value across disciplines and not inconsistent with any of the major philosophical and theoretical schools of therapy.
- Different epistemological and philosophical schools have different positions and valuations about intuition and the knowledge it offers.
- However it is within the Labor Party, and not the Liberal Party, that adherents of such a school are to be found.
- My poetic revelation occurred in the last stages of modernism, when the various schools of the avant-garde were beginning to appear in Latin America.
- At the same time, a school of white jazz grew up in New York, led by Red Nichols, the Dorsey brothers Tommy and Jimmy, and others.
- The paranoid school of economic history is again at work right before our eyes.
- Britain maybe isn't the best example to pick, as the logician school of thinking is very much an Anglo-American creation.
- For fans of old and new school metal this is a great mix to have cranked up in your car stereo.
- Dvorak himself deliberately failed to initiate an American school of music.
- This is the sweep-it-under-the-rug school of planetary stewardship in which Canada is a world leader.
- Not surprisingly, Weber was deeply influenced by the Austrian school of economics.
- Through most schools of Greek philosophy, this term was used to designate a rational, intelligent and thus vivifying principle of the universe.
- If there was a rising school of English composers, he was a factor in producing it.
- For a while, it constituted the lynchpin of the Mertonian school of the sociology of science.
- These realisations are as old as Keynes, and have a heritage in the Austrian school of economics as well.
- The older school of novelists were not, however, sure that they altogether liked the new orderliness about such things.
- The hanging schemes did not accentuate the unique character of individual artists and schools.
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