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(in primary, secondary education)colegio masculineescuela feminine(rules/yard/uniform) del colegio(bus/inspector) escolarto go to school — ir al colegio / a la escuela
- are you still at / (US) 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 — se acabaron 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 — cuotas que se pagan en un colegio particular
- school vacations / (British) holidays — vacaciones escolares
- school hours — horas de colegio
- school life — vida escolar
- school lunch / dinner — comida escolar
- school playground — patio del colegio
- school report — boletín de calificaciones / notas
- Students in schools with harsh discipline, such as zero-tolerance policies, reported lower school connectedness.
- English is the language of business, religion, and tourism and is the medium of instruction in schools.
- The running of a school relies on discipline and for any student to be querying instructions given to him is completely unacceptable.
- Posters and other displays were also placed throughout the school to educate students.
- When the building was a school - a quarter of a century ago - there were probably fewer houses in this corner of the village.
- Many homes and other buildings such as schools and offices have high levels of radon.
- 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.
- 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.
- Rekka also noticed in the flash of lighting that the building was the school.
- At school, the most she ever spoke was to the teacher, and that was rarely ever.
- 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, one of these many boundaries will be the legitimacy of academic knowledge.
- The diabetic nurse visited the school to educate firstly the teachers and secondly the classmates.
- 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.
- 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?
- The school consists of three buildings in a horseshoe layout with each building having three stories.
- She was no longer at school only because the school in her district stopped at age ten.
- Typically, in bilingual schools in Mexico, instruction is predominantly or exclusively in Spanish.
- 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.
- English is the primary language of instruction in schools, and by the secondary level all students can read and write in basic English.
- Parents with children in school were identified from fifty schools chosen randomly from school lists at the state Ministry of Education.
- It looks at facilities like schools, office buildings and factories, and the chemicals likely to be in them.
- The President's talk about accountability is tied to the idea that schools should be run more like businesses.
- The government is trying to alleviate this problem by building accessible schools in rural areas.
- 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.
- At school he excelled at all sports, becoming captain of athletics and representing his school in the public schools championships.
- Sales should generate $1 million, half of which will go toward building 20 new schools in Cambodia.
- Many of these children are not in school, and many others are in schools of extremely low quality.
- I asked him how the villages paid for their half of building and supporting a school.
- We didn't begin with a project for a house or a school or an office building.
- The company also put men to work guarding the sanctuary against poachers and building schools for the children to meet another local need.
- When I was in school, I used to do impressions of my friends at school and stuff like that.
- This will make the building of new schools necessary - an additional cost.
- He huffed, as he crossed his arms, and leaned against the brick building of their school.
- They accomplish real stuff, like building schools in Guatemala.
- At school after playtime, the teacher asked the kids what they had been doing.
- They found rates 50 per cent higher than levels established for American schools and public buildings.
- In school, I learned many wondrous things about science that amazed me.
- Delayed maintenance or insufficient maintenance are also associated with moisture problems in schools and large buildings.
1.2US (college, university)universidad femininewhere did you go to school? — ¿en qué universidad estudiaste?
- He was an athlete and played on the varsity football team for our school.
- He has been invited to teach at Harvard, UC Berkeley, and Yale, among other schools.
- I am receiving my Ph.D. from one of the best schools in my discipline.
- Many successful people who couldn't afford Ivy League schools graduated from city and state colleges.
- Some schools have resorted to filling chairs with professors who hold doctorates in other fields.
- I think schools like this do the best job of providing an undergraduate education in the world.
- Timely deposits must be made and official transcripts forwarded from undergraduate schools.
- Harvard is one of the prestigious schools in the U.S. and all around the world.
- I don't know other schools offering this kind of work at an undergraduate level.
- The acceptance rates for Ivy League schools range from 10 to 31 percent, which are relatively low.
- Because of the tension in my undergrad experience, I am looking for a grad school that is a better fit.
- 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.
- How much of that are you going to risk on your knowledge of Ivy League schools?
- That's so sad for Scott because he plays tennis all his life and he's a varsity player of their school.
- It was therefore out of necessity that we were all drafted into the school's varsity basketball team.
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
- She studied at various art schools in New York, then at Yale University under Josef Albers, graduating in 1959.
- In order to acquire the funding to expand departments, art schools and universities had to meet the formal requirements attached to the bill.
- Optometry courses lasting three years are taught in eight university departments and schools in the UK.
- Collaborations with other departments or schools at the university also help students explore alternatives.
- He gives frequent lectures at law schools and universities.
- There are colleges and schools located in religiously affiliated universities and those in secular institutions.
- After World War II, however, journalism schools multiplied, developing on a large scale in the state universities.
- Universities retain the right, under enterprise bargaining agreements, to do away with disciplines, groups of disciplines, indeed entire schools.
- Universities and their medical schools are developing proactive policies to streamline their research portfolios and to concentrate on existing areas of strength.
- Julie is a student nurse about to graduate from a university school of nursing.
- Perhaps the most important is the kind of cultural sea change under way on the campuses of business schools.
2.1(other training establishment)academia feminineescuela femininedriving school — academia de conductores feminine
- language school — academia de idiomas
- 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.
- 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.
- He often travels to industry events and client meetings, and is a popular guest lecturer at several business schools.
- 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.
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
- Through most schools of Greek philosophy, this term was used to designate a rational, intelligent and thus vivifying principle of the universe.
- 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.
- Not surprisingly, Weber was deeply influenced by the Austrian school of economics.
- The paranoid school of economic history is again at work right before our eyes.
- For a while, it constituted the lynchpin of the Mertonian school of the sociology of science.
- 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.
- 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.
- These realisations are as old as Keynes, and have a heritage in the Austrian school of economics as well.
- Its ideas and methods proved enormously influential on many different schools of 20th-century art.
- However it is within the Labor Party, and not the Liberal Party, that adherents of such a school are to be found.
- This reminds me of the yay-boo school of journalism, as perfected by my father.
- 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.
- Dvorak himself deliberately failed to initiate an American school of music.
- If there was a rising school of English composers, he was a factor in producing it.
- This is the sweep-it-under-the-rug school of planetary stewardship in which Canada is a world leader.
- Furthermore, particular schools of artists and artistic movements are also separate markets.
- 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.
1(animal) adiestrar(person) instruir(person) capacitarhe 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
1masculine cardumenmasculine bancomasculine grupo
- It didn't take long for the fools to scatter out like a crazy school of fish.
- A bird helps the old man locate a large albacore tuna, which is a straggler from a larger school of fish.
- 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.
- The thought of coral reefs conjures images of brightly coloured shoals and huge schools of exotic fish.
- The stones at the bottom were covered in green and brown slime and a school of small fish swam past them, startled.
- She saw a school of orange and yellow fish swim past her; Joanna felt elated and blissful.
- Inside her cluttered mind memories swam like a skittish school of fish.
- Obedience to the instincts of its kind is also helpful, as when an entire school of fish moves as one to avoid disaster.
- Sean shrieked at a school of drowsing fish who promptly scattered to deeper waters.
- The water was so clear that a school of fish could be seen swimming against the current, upriver.
- At the river's edge, a school of small, dark fish darts away as a shadow crosses the water.
- Shy leaves hide under their brethren as the icy chill dives and chases each one like a predator feasting on a school of fish.
- The two men stood for a bit more at the railing and watched as a school of dolphins raced parallel to the moving freighter.
- A school of males is far more boisterous, and the most dangerous to encounter.
- A school of menominee swam by and I tried to drop the spear on them but they moved out of its way.
- All he saw was lots of blue water, and an occasional school of fish here and there.
- The area was swarming with people the way a school of fish in a net would flop about.
- After finally loading up the ship with enough equipment to haul in a school of Chilean sea bass we set sail.
- A school of porpoises came alongside the boat for a visit.
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