In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(book/wine/gift) elegir(book/gift/wine) escoger(book/wine/gift) seleccionar(team member/candidate) seleccionaryou have been selected from over 200 applicants — ha sido usted seleccionado de entre 200 candidatos
- the towns were selected at random — las ciudades fueron elegidas al azar
- reductions on selected models — rebajas en una selección de modelos
- Williams was originally selected in the second round of the 1998 NBA Draft by Chicago.
- Colonies were then selected on the basis of size differences.
- Texts are carefully selected to represent topics that are relevant to the child's world.
- Panelists are carefully selected to participate in the sensory evaluations.
- Winners were selected on the basis of statistics provided by the Billboard Information Group.
- You don't have the freedom to go everywhere, but you must often select from branching paths.
- Two terms of elective subjects follow in which students may select from a wide variety of courses.
- Studies found that news stories involving national security are more likely to be selected by editors.
- Young teachers felt proud to be appointed and we could select from the best available.
- More than 5,000 pupils nominated their favourite teachers and the five winners were selected by a panel of judges.
- Special prizes will be granted to winners selected by an expert jury in early December.
- Potential students select from available programs, typically within their own cities or states.
- Respondents are also informed as to how and why they were selected to participate.
- Political parties usually have one powerful leader who carefully selects candidates from different socio-economic, regional, and ethnic backgrounds.
- Of those who agreed, the post office then selected which branches to close.
- While there were many people vying, only one candidate was selected to represent the party.
- Eleven of the 40 amplified samples were selected randomly for DNA sequence analysis.
- The recipient is selected by a committee of past award recipients.
- Thirty sites were selected randomly from this list for further evaluation for inclusion in the project.
- A shortlist of 100 entries will be selected by a panel of judges.
1(exclusive)(school) de élite(school) exclusivo(district) distinguido(district) exclusivo
- Does democracy have to be an elite club in which only a few select people can participate?
- Cousin Caroline lived in a posh townhouse in a very quiet and select neighborhood.
- There are more select areas of Swindon where they pay nothing at all.
- However, she warned that removing money from a select group of wealthy schools was unlikely to solve the problem.
- Aside from its internet offering, the company plans to become a big player in a select area of London.
2(choice)(wine/fruit) selecto(wine/fruit) de primera (calidad)
- Isn't it time to open the doors and come out into the world and see whether or not your work is speaking to a vast majority of people or just a select few?
- Some of Australia's most successful young leaders apply for the fellowship, but only a select few are accepted.
- Only a select few champions are safe from the prospect of being traded.
- The GEM mortgage is only available through a select group of independent mortgage brokers.
- Only a select few have knowledge of the financial bids of both contenders.
- Only a select few, over the sweep of history, design what scholars term grand strategy.
- There are numerous statistical tables, detailed references and a select bibliography.
- Then again, it would benefit the union if every team, not just a select few, could bid for players.
- Critics call it the palace constitution, saying it is being drafted by a select few.
- Punching in the code known only to a very select few, the doors opened with small hiss.
- I definitely have a select few people I spend a lot of time with but no boyfriend.
- However, this progress has been made for only a select group of species.
- It seems only a select few are ever told about it, and even then, they have to figure out for themselves how the system works.
- Currently, it is a very select few who make the news, not in terms of being featured, but in terms of making the decision of what is news and what is not.
- A select bibliography for each chapter is intended to provide resource material.
- We're loyal to our favorite stars through thick and thin, but a select few never go through the thick period.
- A brief historiographical article concludes the work along with a select bibliography and list of contributors.
- Your clothes are beautiful, but only for a very select few.
- Karate is no longer just a pastime for a select few, as young and old discover the discipline of martial arts.
- The select few who win the highest number of points get to take part in a lucky draw with prizes that include airline tickets and holidays.
3(especially chosen)(group) selectoonly the select few — solo los escogidos
- a select audience — una selecta concurrencia
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