In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(act, thing chosen)selección feminineelección feminine(procedure/board/committee) (before noun) de selecciónto make a selection — hacer una selección
- he read a selection of his poems — leyó una selección de sus poemas
- the selection for Saturday's game — la alineación para el partido del sábado
- selection process — proceso de selección
- The evening's programme will also feature an 18-member Youth Orchestra playing selections from Broadway favourites.
- Like so many of the other selections, this unfamiliar arrangement allows us to hear the timeless words and their meaning afresh.
- Rules and procedures relating to selection of candidates were implemented and observed fully by members of the Election Task Force of the Green Party.
- The launch of the book honouring the life and work of James McKenna also coincided with the launch of a selection of poems on CD by Desmond Egan.
- Standard procedures for candidate selection and nomination often have to be adapted to local conditions.
- Much of the progress in crop improvement over the past century is a direct result of careful site selection for testing.
- It is different this year in that a lot of team selection is fact.
- To help our readers get in where they fit in, we've chosen nonfiction selections that look both back to our past, and forward to our future.
- The second surprise comes in the chosen selections.
- Lowden MacCartney, the editor of an early selection of his poems, gave a vivid description of him.
- Fans who turn out for the premiere will be treated to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra playing selections from John Williams' scores for the Star Wars movies.
- Recommendations for risk reduction included a careful selection of an evaluation of safe medical devices.
- Each poet receives a critical and biographical appraisal and analysis, which is usually followed by a selection of their poems.
- It was a first-class test of analysis, selection and integration which demonstrated a student's ability to think clearly before making a judgment.
- The evening began with a selection of poems and songs from the junior classes and an in-school quiz.
- The selections are arranged by themes and localities.
- This is, of course, not by chance, but part of a careful selection of vocabulary and symbols created to contest the existential dilemma.
- Perhaps, in the light of such a careful selection of material, editing was not necessary.
- The book is a selection of poems on a variety of themes - nature, magic, human identity, love and home.
- This text is followed by a selection of translated poems and a glossary of terms.
- As the editorial note acknowledges, the interviews are only a selection from those originally gathered.
- Meals can be ordered by arranged sets from the menu or selections can be specially arranged from the large assortment of Japanese dishes available.
- The evidence further suggests that careful selection of the potential candidates is crucial.
- The concert was organised by staff and pupils at Woodhouse Grove School and the school's choir and orchestra performed a selection of music with Bradford Cathedral Choir.
- Dimitrova translated a selection of John Donne poems in 1999.
- Gilmore's standing, in short, could be helped by a fresh selection of her poems.
- In a genuine academic debate over selection of facts and their interpretation, people should be graceful enough to accept their folly, if and when it is exposed.
- If you fancy a change from the sea theme, there are selections of poems from a number of poets with local connections of one sort or another.
- The orchestra was finishing a selection by Grieg.
- The careful selection of color and pattern allows for individual expression.
(of chocolates, buttons, yarns)surtido masculinea wide selection of new and used cars — una amplia gama de coches nuevos y usados
- Also on offer was a wide selection of coffee and tea.
- By varying the components of the gel, Mentor is able to produce a wide selection of products ranging from a very soft to a very firm consistency.
- Even though Papa Ron's Pizza offers a wide selection of toppings, anchovies are not an option.
- A wide selection of hot or non-peppery dishes are available, such as the savoury sour peeled shrimp and crispy rice.
- ‘You need a good selection for a wide range of suitable purposes,’ he said.
- The menu offered a wide selection of large and small snacks.
- A wide selection of vegetables ranges from the familiar to the less so.
- Because of his various vineyard holdings throughout the south of France, Chapoutier is able to offer a wide selection of wines at all price levels.
- It is considered to be one of the world's most beautiful capitals, offering visitors a wide selection of sightseeing and outdoor-leisure options.
- The menu offers a wide selection of fish and seafood, as well as vegetarian dishes and, if that's not tempting enough, a blackboard lists the day's specials.
- The menu offers a wide selection of French dishes, such as the French Onion Soup Au Gratin and Chicken Bordelaise Au Grand Marnier.
- The menu offers a wide selection of tapas, a few takes on paella and a couple of steak-and-pasta dishes, presumably for boyfriends more used to wings.
- There are also several hospitals with world-class facilities managed by hospitals based abroad and bookstores with a broad selection of publications.
- Even with a reduced number of stalls, visitors were offered a varied selection of goods, ranging from walking sticks to photograph albums, and candyfloss to doughnuts.
- The pedestrianised town centre offers a wide selection of household names and specialist retailers.
- Their company offers a wide selection of tiles and a number of related services.
- The menu has a wide selection on offer, with everything from children's meals and snacks to comfort food and fresh seafood and game cooked with a contemporary twist.
- The menu is extensive, offering a wide selection of fish dishes, lamb, beef and duck.
- One of the good things about investing is that there is a wide selection of options, some of which do not require you to have a large amount of cash.
- The result is recipes that offer a wider selection of foods, including a range of indulgent puddings, but still enable you to eat healthily and lose weight.
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