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(safe)(fortress/hideaway) segurohis future is secure — tiene el futuro asegurado
- to make sth secure against sth — proteger algo contra algo
- Of course it would be a marriage of convenience, though you'd be financially secure for life.
- Her part of the process, for now at least, seems secure.
- If Microsoft can't keep your Passport data secure, then your online identify can be compromised.
- He has made our nation less secure, less safe, and less free.
- Only about 80 miles of the border is protected by secure fencing today.
- We refuse to trade secure tenancies and affordable rents for new bathrooms and kitchens.
- The secure business communications firm Vordel has a new global sales director.
- By focusing on a niche, a company becomes so specialised to the needs of a very small part of the market that it is secure against competition.
- Collins had a secure place in the world of bookselling.
- Unionists need to be reassured that their right to maintain a meaningful British identity and allegiance will remain secure.
- Consequently Albert's place on the throne seems secure for many years to come.
- Gualtero was making sure that their tent was secure against any gusts.
- The priority for any business firm should be secure transactions.
- They could be critical and convey bad news, knowing that their jobs would remain secure.
- In Kabul, aid money, private investment and a relatively secure environment have sparked a boom.
- Subsequently, the other side also deployed nuclear weapons in quantity and made them relatively secure from attack.
- The challenge for e-marketers is to convince the general population and firms that all transactions and information are secure.
- I expect the locks will keep my house reasonably secure.
- The ultimate test as to whether a pinnacle is safe and secure is to test it to destruction.
- And yet, despite the real and manufactured fears, Britain still seems secure.
- Everyone has the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure.
- Though the bank was looted, the vault miraculously remained secure.
- Tonight, insurgents target U.S. and Iraqi officials inside one of the most secure military bases in Iraq.
- A state-of-the-art security system will be installed to ensure safe and secure shopping for local people.
- The Democrats did not have a secure lock on the Irish vote.
- The material is being held in secure conditions behind a steel door which is guarded by closed circuit television.
- The V40 diesel may be safe, secure and economical but its running gear goes nowhere near the sportiness department.
- Remote PC offers secure remote access to your desktop from anywhere with an internet connection.
- One set of City workers who are relatively secure is employees in debt departments.
- Marriage affords a secure environment for children, who do better in married households.
- I want a safe and secure corner, an old barrel, some wood to burn in it and a warm pair of hands to hold on to.
- Logs ideally should be written to a very secure central log server.
- Oswald suggests that this is because the relationship feels less secure than a first marriage.
- The aim is to provide a secure environment for the conduct of online transactions.
- Poverty is experienced by people without secure homes and stable employment, plus limited access to health, services and education.
- Europe is safer and more secure than ever before.
- Safe, secure handling from start to finish in difficult conditions
- They can really look after a player and make sure his future is secure.
- In their lives after Everest, their reputations as decent, honest individuals remain secure.
1.2(emotionally)(home/relationship/childhood) establechildren who don't feel emotionally secure — los niños que no tienen seguridad / estabilidad en el plano afectivo
- he was secure in the knowledge that he'd done his best — tenía la certidumbre de que había hecho todo lo que podía
- Sure I could seem secure and confident, but perhaps I am not or perhaps I just am.
- If the piece is good you can be secure in the knowledge that the value will probably go up.
- Now secure in the knowledge that all would be well, Henry managed a final smile of contentment.
- When we become secure in the knowledge that we can do very good things, then change can happen.
- Off to sleep I'd drift, feeling safe and secure knowing that my parents really did love me.
- You are urged to make your love relationship secure by cultivating smooth intellectual rapport.
- The client must be secure in the knowledge that the lawyer will neither disclose nor take advantage of these revelations.
- Secure attachment gave children the courage to explore, and exploration allowed for new experiences.
- Hence we may look with some confidence to a secure future of equally inappreciable length.
- See, I may come across as secure and confident or whatever, but in reality, I have a love-hate relationships with my sexuality.
- The client feels much more in control, and is secure in the knowledge that he isn't being taken advantage of.
- Along with the past they have shared, they are secure in the knowledge that whatever lies ahead, they will face it together.
- She was secure in the knowledge that she had a permanent home there.
- Now he has struck a funding deal with the government for the next six years, he feels secure.
- "You cling to the concepts of the spiritual world so you can feel more secure.
- He needs to be secure in the knowledge that his Mommy and Daddy are in charge.
- Some will fare better than others when the kudos are handed out, but all will be secure in the knowledge that they gave it their best shot.
- Clients must feel secure in confiding their secrets and entrusting their most personal affairs to lawyers.
- He was capable of doing anything and suddenly she was in fear of this man, yet felt secure and confident at the same time.
- Or maybe he's merely confident his future's secure at Melbourne.
1.3(assured, guaranteed)(job/income/investment) seguroI want to be financially secure — quiero tener seguridad económica
2(firm, firmly fastened)(foothold/shelf) firme(foundation) sólidois the rope secure? — ¿está bien sujeta la cuerda?
- to make sth secure — asegurar algo
- If carpet does get wet, it maintains its ability to create traction and secure footing.
- Magicians can point out which of the seals that seem secure can be opened and reclosed without detection.
- Do not put up with someone telling you it has to be really tight in order to be secure.
- The gels, which are soft and pliable at room temperature, become firm when warmed to form a secure seal between the mask and the patient's face.
- The locks were secure, the windows intact, and with a song in my heart I opened my bank statement.
- Once the heatsink was secure and the speed control was fastened to the case, I checked out my handywork from the rear.
- Lace locks cinch and secure four mini-poles that prop up the roomy corners.
- Our testers noted the shoe's superior ability to provide a springy push-off and a secure landing even on loose, rocky surfaces.
- That simple task wasn't easy, with his vision coming and going, but he finally managed a secure seal after the third try.
- The cap plate will then overlap both top plate and header and helps secure it.
- It takes up less room in the trunk than before and offers a very tight and secure fit when closed.
- This is a prototyope and the only one in the UK and is under secure lock and key in my house.
- The screws need for this step are ‘keyed’ in that once they are thumb tight, the heatsink is secure.
- Coloplast added a Velcro closure to alleviate those concerns while providing a secure seal.
- The wire is then threaded through the screws, stretched taut and twisted until secure.
- Once they locked they should provide secure retention against movement or accidental disassembly.
- The primary recommendation is for the patient to arrive at a changing schedule that maintains a secure, odor-proof seal.
- Durant and Tanis were in the cargo bay with the pair, helping to make sure all connections and seals were secure.
- She tugged at the chain again with all her might, but it remained secure.
1(obtain)(ticket/job/votes/support) conseguir(support/ticket/votes/job) obtener formalto secure sb's release — conseguir la libertad de algn
- Permission for reprinting must be secured from the publisher of the book or periodical from which the illustration is excerpted.
- Council officers moved in today to secure the property.
- This has created an immediate difficulty in securing supplies of particulate filters.
- But now two motorists have succeeded in securing a refund.
- As the boats moved into the final sprint China had firmly secured number two position and was going after Poland.
- The Glaswegian came close to a third century break near the end, before O'Sullivan finally secured his expected victory.
- As the Rangers landed they split up into their individual weapons teams and moved quickly to secure the area.
- Campaigners demanding Davis's head claim they have already secured more than the 900,000 signatures they need.
- His side then secured victory off the last ball of the game with nine wickets down.
- Kevin and his team have already secured first-round funding.
- Politicians make compromises and trade-offs to secure what is in their view the best for their constituents.
- They secured the checkpoint and moved into the hallway.
- A court order was secured to move the couple on December 7.
- Commandos will also move quickly to secure the oil wells.
- Knock Airport has finally secured funding to update its old fire engines.
- The system also has to be secured against external threat.
- Are you finding it harder to secure financing for your work?
- The United States has every right to protect itself, to secure itself.
- Difficulties in securing convictions in the Irish courts increase that frustration even further.
- Mr Richardson said the company had secured distribution agreements that gave its brands a strong presence in Britain and America.
- He also asked if there were any difficulties in securing the necessary funding from the Dept.
- Small furniture makers face the greatest difficulty securing supplies.
- He said the case showed the dangers of the Government's campaign to secure more convictions for rape.
- The club has to secure the finances to move forward.
- They would have to forget politics and be fully behind any move that could secure their release.
- So Bonner and Gordon leaned on friends for loans, and eventually secured some funding from the BBC.
2(fasten, fix firmly)(door/shelf/gate) asegurarthe boat was secured with a thick rope — el bote estaba bien amarrado con una soga
- she secured her hair with pins — se sujetó el pelo con horquillas
- So I took a roll of duct tape, climbed a tree, and firmly secured it to a large branch.
- Surgical attire should be secured at the waist, tucked in, or fit close to the body.
- Her hair was pulled back on each side and secured with a pin.
- Charlton lowered the steel shutters over the store windows, secured the back door, and locked the cash register.
- I asked her as soon as she'd shut and secured the door.
- Afterwards, you drop the heatsink bracket on top, and secure with the included screws.
- The drape overlaps at the forehead and is secured with wide silk tape.
- Our advice is to secure it very firmly, be conservative with your speed and make frequent stops to ensure it isn't working loose.
- The thief used a hammer to pry open a padlock securing a door on the cabin and removed an empty cash box.
- Paul boarded the carriage, secured the door after him, and had the driver proceed to their home.
- I took my keys out of my pocket, and applied them to the locks securing the door.
- On liveaboard boats, cabin doors should be secured either open or shut when at sea.
- He secured the door behind him and locked it and began a walk.
- When I was finished, I moved behind her and secured her hair up with some pins that Ae-Sun had given to me as well.
- Both doors were secured with a large heavy duty pad lock.
- Bolt cutters were used to snap chains and locks securing the fuel tank.
- The stern ramp was deliberately left open for access, but all external hull doors were secured closed.
- He kindly directed me into the cab and secured the door shut behind me.
- Roll the pieces back up, and secure with a toothpick.
- Together, the three of them slammed the steel door shut and secured the locks.
- In that performance, the magician was tied with metal chains and secured by 50 locks.
- Wrap each cake with a card stock strip and secure with tape.
- Tight balls of newspaper secured with masking tape formed the heads.
- The other bracelet is secured to a firmly mounted horizontal hangar pole in his bedroom closet.
- Sarah's platinum blond hair was half up, secured with two long silver pins.
- At that point, the milling about became such that it was important to get downstairs behind cipher locks and secure doors.
- Security guards stand firmly as they secure locks and tell frequent customers like me to leave.
- A few seconds longer and the three of them were back inside the farmhouse with the front door locked and secure.
- To hang your wreath, make sure you use heavy gauge floral wire and secure it firmly onto the top of the wreath.
- Klaiman secures the doors open with hook-and-eye fasteners.
- After pulling a small piece of thread out from the zip teeth I pulled the zip up firmly and it was secured to her leg.
- Summer wasn't surprised to find the door locked and secured.
- The cup component of the THA may be secured with screws alone or with screws and cement.
- The sheath had a belt connected to it to secure around the waist.
- They had allegedly left Masiye unattended and failed to secure the back door of the ambulance.
- The supplied bolts secure the fan firmly to the base of the cooler, and a small screwdriver will again assist slotting the bolts correctly into place.
- Reinforcing steel must be secured to prevent displacement during construction activities and concrete placement.
- The mask should cover both the nose and mouth and be secured in a manner to prevent venting.
- Hurriedly inserting the right key in the lock, she secured the doors.
- Wrap each halibut fillet completely with a fig leaf, securing with a toothpick if necessary.
- The door can then be secured with a good, strong padlock.
- Beware of loans secured on your home - you could lose it!
- What is more, consolidation loans are usually secured on property while credit cards are unsecured debt.
- In consequence many bank and finance house loans secured by land mortgages are exempt from the controls of the Act.
- While some clients have received some speculative funding for city centre offices, the bank would require the loan to be secured on another asset.
3.2Finance(loan) garantizara secured loan — un préstamo con garantía
- a secured creditor — un acreedor garantizado / asegurado
4(make safe)(area/building) proteger(area/building) fortificarto secure sth against sth — proteger / fortificar algo contra algo
1to secure against sth — protegerse contra algo
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