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 game)the final score — el resultado final
- there was no score — no hubo goles (/ tantos etc. )
- what's the score? — ¿cómo va el marcador?
- what was the score? — ¿cómo terminó el partido (/ encuentro etc. )?
- after 20 minutes the score was 2:1 to United — a los 20 minutos de juego el United ganaba (por) 2 a 1
- to keep (the) score — llevar la cuenta de los tantos (/ goles etc. )
1.2(point, goal)tanto masculinethey need a score quickly — tienen que marcar (/ meter un gol etc. ) ya
- Girbes-Pierce hit Jarrette a third time from 2-yards out to put his team two scores ahead of the Scots.
- The only other score of the game came at the end of the third quarter for the Pipers on a 23-yard field goal attempt.
- Tim Bauer helped to seal the win, with a 50-yard kick return that set up the final score of the game, a three point penalty kick, also by Mr. Bauer.
- Munson snuck into the end zone from two yards out for the Scots' second touchdown score.
- This bonus is potentially the most important score for players, as it helps fill up your flash-o-meter.
1.3(in competition, test etc)puntuación femininepuntaje masculine Latin Americahe got a perfect score — obtuvo la máxima puntuación
- what was your score on the test? — ¿qué puntaje sacaste en la prueba?
- Because every school must publish its test scores, parents will have a much better idea if their school lags behind others in the state.
- Grades and test scores are important, but what a student can bring to a university community can sometimes be even more significant.
- An equal percentage felt the same way about customer satisfaction scores.
- Soon after, Western brought it down for a third goal and the final score was 3-0.
- For both sexes there was a significant trend of increasing mean scores with increasing birth weight.
- The Lancers, however, were able to hold onto their lead, and won the game by a final score of 60-51.
- It did not matter much; what mattered most to them was the final score of the game.
- He watched for the scores on his favorite teams and finally turned it off.
- Fans and players alike know that as long as the ball is in the air as the final buzzer sounds, a team can still score and win the game provided the score is close enough.
- The boards on the walls turn out to be squad rankings, combat exercise scores, award runnings.
- After dividing the class in half, everyone got their partners who were to record their time scores.
- Impressive test scores and grades help, of course.
- Also, children whose mothers gave disapproving looks, criticized them and gave support had lower verbal and math scores on the IQ test.
- Students counted daily attendances and absences, team numbers, scores in games, chairs and tables, and counted down the days to important events in their lives.
- Of course, about 3.2 million people will publicly pick the final score of this game this week.
- US soccer fans will be alerted to goals scored and conceded, along with half-time and full-time scores every time their team plays.
- For example, paying off your credit card balance or closing unneeded accounts could raise your score.
- You're going to wind up with realistic final scores, not 60-points-for-each-side shoot-outs.
- He caught the late sports scores and admitted losing a bet on a particular game.
- Waterloo won by a score of 78-67, notching their fifth win of the season.
- Customers' satisfaction scores were based on their perceptions of companies' prices, quality, and ability to meet expectations.
- Test scores increase, reading levels rise, and teachers report fewer disciplinary problems.
- No respondent gained a score of 25 and no respondents gained zero or one correct response.
- Despite a six-point lead at half time, the Clan narrowly escaped defeat with a final score of 76-72 in the exhibition game.
- Moreover, the rating scores for the non-native speakers were lower in level tones than contour tones, suggesting different degrees of difficulty for each tone.
- The kicker Dracy McGowan finished it off with a 39-yard field goal, for a final score of 24-1.
- Women with higher scores were more likely to eat nutritional food and exercise during pregnancy, said the authors.
- Section 4 proposes a formula for computing members' research output scores that takes into account quality, quantity and contribution aspects.
- The close game turned out to be low scoring, with a final score of 18-12, all points scored in the first half.
- Hammond went on to say the game was closer than the final score indicated, as Waterloo rebounded from conceding two goals in the first half with a Crawford marker in the second half.
- The final score was 90-53 as the game was played out in front of over 1,000 fans.
- Though the final score was close, New Zealand seemed the better team throughout the tournament.
- The final score reflected the home team's dominance, although the Oxford athletes put on a good show and should be encouraged by their performances at such an early stage of the season.
- UW used a balanced scoring attack to double up the Paladins by a final score of 64-32.
- Birthweight, indomethacin treatment, and other factors did not significantly impact children's scores on these tests.
- They're proud, and you've gained way more than awesome report card scores - you've also earned some major respect.
- The weighted scores for each ulcer were then tallied to obtain a cumulative score.
- Total the three scores on each line to get your totals.
- After meeting in-town rival Laurier in an away game, the final score on Saturday stood at 1-1.
- Parental size and peripregnancy variables by pattern of change in weight standard deviation scores between zero and two years.
2.1(account)I have no worries on that score — en ese sentido / a ese respecto no me preocupo
- to have a score to settle — tener una cuenta pendiente
- to have a score to settle with sb — tener que arreglar cuentas con algn
- to pay off / settle old scores — ajustar / saldar (las) cuentas pendientes
2.2(situation)I told him about my past, so he knows the score — le hablé de mi pasado, así que está al tanto de la situación
- what's the score? are we going out or not? — ¿qué pasa? / ¿en qué quedamos? ¿salimos o no salimos?
- this is the score: I'll do it for $200 or not at all — la cosa es así: o lo hago por 200 dólares o no lo hago
3.1(notation)partitura femininehe conducts without a score — dirige sin partitura
- to follow the score — seguir la partitura
- Anyone who could write three such imposing scores would have to be numbered among America's finest composers.
- All the aforementioned score-reading strategies are useful when playing instrumental scores.
- The top floor features bedrooms, the Maestro's old study-work room, and copious shelving for books, musical scores and the like.
- Although I wasn't playing it myself, I saw the name of my future instrument written on a score for the very first time.
- Just a half hour of sleep is critical to maintaining or improving performance in repetitive tasks such as screening baggage or practicing a musical score.
- In private, however, he asked his friend, the conductor Mstislav Rostropovich, to record the 1932 score if he ever managed to leave the Soviet Union.
- Many were the instruments and singers interchanging scores and vocal lines during the Baroque Era.
- That explains in part the title of this CD, which refers specifically to a description he often wrote in his scores to evoke a fanciful mood or gesture.
- Additionally there will be a live band of five musicians to perform the score written by Cuban composer Miguel Núñes.
- For more than 1,000 years composers have undertaken to write down their most direct experiences and directions in the code books we call musical scores.
- To further avoid any misunderstandings about his scores he would often write messages on them for engravers when he wanted to clarify notational details.
- Both scores - the texts as well as Bach's intense musical response to them - are riddled with references to death and dying.
- In 1847 Schumann penned one of his greatest chamber music scores - the Piano Trio No 1 in D minor Op 63.
- Although the text becomes critical in providing the words, the musical score typically becomes no more than a minor visual prompt, if that.
- Ideally, one might wish for translations to the texts of the vocal examples and a few more musical scores for the CDs, so that one could follow more of the points being made.
- I have transfer students who consistently ignore fingerings I write in the score.
- She sold many of his musical scores and manuscripts to the Smithsonian Institute in 1991.
- And we all know that musical scores don't just appear on manuscript paper overnight.
- Although he wrote scores for cello, voice, and orchestra, Chopin regarded the keyboard as supreme.
- Both composers wrote scores that were imbued with the spirit of incipient Czech nationalism.
3.2(music for show, movie)música feminine
- While Carpenter is known as a great director, he's also very good at creating atmospheric music scores for his films.
- What is your philosophy in composing your film scores?
- Electronic compositions are more orchestral in their approach and are similar to the music heard in film scores.
- It has probably been the most fulfilling computer game score I've written so far.
- The Emmy award winning score works to enhance and drive the story along, not just accompany it.
- From popular music genres to various folk musics to film score and cartoon soundtracks - any style is fair game.
- Thus, as diegetic music returns in the film's original score, it links scenes together, and adds to the film's unity.
- In his lifetime, Berlin supplied the score for 19 films, six of them starring Fred Astaire.
- Forster was closely involved with the music score and it is a powerful aspect of the film.
- After some 200 film scores, Elmer Bernstein was considered one of the last of the giants in the world of movie music.
- Elmer Bernstein composed the musical scores of five feature films in 1953, his third year as a film composer.
- The CD consists mostly of Copland film scores, in close to their original form.
- It is beautiful music and one of the best film scores of the '80s.
- He now has a grand total of 40 movie scores and four Emmy awards, a Tony and three Golden Globe awards to go with his three Oscars.
- However, Walton is most remembered for his splendid scores for films starring Laurence Olivier.
- When I go to a movie, I listen to the film scores to see how the music interprets the action.
- Another usual practice in other movies is to pepper a film score with various songs or pop tunes as shorthand for whatever developments are taking place.
- Like his film scores, this is Shostakovich in a populist vein.
- The other problem is the musical score of the film, which thunders and sighs unrelentingly.
- There are a multitude of directional effects and surround sounds to be found on this track, including a rollicking score at the film's bombastic finale.
4(notch)marca femininemuesca feminine
5(twenty)veintena feminineshe lived to be four score years and ten — vivió hasta los 90 años
- there were scores of people there — había muchísima gente
- Combined with recruiting units from the barracks, you can easily, when conditions arise, build armies with a score of siege weapons and a legion of men.
- He licked them off the ground by the score, relishing their crunchy texture.
- The others, just a score in all, crowded around him in the underbrush, shaking rain from their leather armor.
- Reports came swarming in by the score, of the damage done to the coastal towns and forests.
- There have been rallies and vigils by the score in small towns.
- In India, cattle are there by the score, because of the Hindu faith.
- Today, with tourists in too much of a rush to stop, much less linger, the number of tables has shrunk to a score or so.
- For a city with hotels by the score, Seattle can be a tough place to find a bed.
- A score of men crowded the little courtyard visible at the end of the alley.
- Even so, the Europeans were intruders, emerging by the score from their towering vessels, appearing and disappearing without warning, violating sacred sites.
- In the eighteenth century the great naturalist, Gilbert White of Selborne, paid a man to shoot blackbirds by the score every spring to protect his fruit trees.
- It also has about a score of drugs in late stages of clinical trials.
- First of all, there was the Prime Minister's impending knee operation in Mumbai that scored newsprint by the score.
- During the eighteenth century, instability became a feature of government with ministers dismissed by the score.
- Now he's at it again, wiping out landmarks by the score.
- Nearly a score of public bus lines already serve the neighborhood, while greenway trails connect to hundreds of miles of regional bikeways.
1Sportmarcarmeterhaceranotar(se) Latin Americato score a basket — encestar
- you score 20 points for that — eso te da 20 puntos
- he scored three homeruns — anotó tres jonrones
2(in competition, test)(person) sacarI scored 70% — saqué 70 sobre 100
- he scored the highest marks — sacó / obtuvo el puntaje más alto
- correct answers score five points each — cada respuesta correcta vale / da cinco puntos
3(win)(triumph/success) lograr(success/triumph) conseguirto score a political victory — lograr / conseguir una victoria política
4(cut, mark)(fish/meat/bread) hacer unos cortes en(surface/paper) marcarthe text had been heavily scored with underlinings — el texto estaba lleno de subrayados
- age had scored his face with lines — el paso del tiempo le había surcado el rostro de arrugas
5Musicescribircomponerhacer un arreglo de
1Sportmarcaranotar(se) un tantoa high/low-scoring game — un partido en el que se marcaron / se hicieron muchos/pocos goles (/ tantos etc. )
2(in competition, test)he scored well in the exam — obtuvo / sacó un puntaje alto en el examen Latin America
- team A scored very high in the first round — el equipo A (se) anotó muchos puntos en la primera vuelta
3(do well)destacar(se)this car scores in terms of economy — este coche (se) destaca por lo económico
- to score over sth/sb — aventajar / superar a algo/algn
- this is where our product scores over its rivals — en esto es en lo que nuestro producto supera / aventaja a sus rivales
4slang(obtain drugs)conseguir drogapichicatear Peru Southern Cone informalconectar Mexico slang
5slang(have sex)did you score with her? — ¿te acostaste con ella?
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