In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(exceptional)(request/favor/treatment) especiala special offer — una oferta especial
- a special price — un precio especial / de ocasión
- I wear this dress only on special occasions — me pongo este vestido solo en ocasiones especiales
- She knew that he was making a special effort for her sake.
- His normal breakfast had been average, but it would be no surprise to her if he made a special effort for his dream guest.
- There isn't anything special about him, except for the fact he's one of the richest men in town.
- We made a special effort to do a good performance.
- This woman is exceptional, she's special, she's extraordinary and I have great respect for her.
- Nothing was special about today, except how bad it was.
- None of us had any special powers.
- I have no special talents, except being able to sing.
- A tuxedo is something different and special, that will help you feel and look like a star.
- I had a special place, where no one ever knew about, except Emily.
- She began to wonder why Jon was so special and different.
- Make a special effort to create your own family legends.
- Coordinators made no special efforts to place department coworkers on the same team.
- We didn't do anything special, except get ready for Homecoming.
- She never wore the same clothes twice, except for a few special outfits.
- She hadn't gone to any special effort to make herself look good for Akihiro.
- I was this unusual child that was special in my parents' eyes - plus I was very loving with them.
- Grandad and I have special food, at different times from other people.
- This time it's special.
- The quality is exceptionally good, even though the special photopaper is expensive at about €5 for 10 sheets.
- As a school-age child, Swetha considered her special skills no different from any other extracurricular activity.
- For boys considered special, different schools were created.
- They all had their own special memories of different parts of the gardens.
- Once an implant has been installed it can't be uninstalled again except with special equipment.
- It seemed different, more special then the rest.
- These special circumstances consist of different things.
- This special collection is already remarkable for its scope and size, and it deserves our enthusiastic support.
- I may have been wrong: maybe this was going to be as special, just different.
- It takes a special effort to have an ISDN line put in.
- He would not make any special effort to stay on my good side, beyond his normal dislike for conflict.
- She was nothing significant, nothing special, nothing exceptional.
- However, the lack of special features make the village children sad.
- She sounds different and special and someone perfect for you.
- As he experimented with special lenses and different exposures and paper, his photography became increasingly art-inspired.
2(for specific purpose)(fund/arrangements/instructions) especialspecial powers — poderes extraordinarios masculine
- a special diet — una dieta especial
- a special edition — una edición / un número especial
- a special feature — (of product) una característica especial
- our special correspondent — nuestro enviado especial
- This occasion is a special honor and treat for me.
- Usually I didn't wear make - up, but tonight was a special occasion.
- Tomorrow's the first day of school, it's a special occasion.
- High-heel shoes are probably one of the most favorite designs women choose for their special occasions.
- General purpose home computers will gather dust as special purpose machines with cool designs and unbreakable software take over.
- Asparagus is normally cooked, preferably by steaming in the special tall utensil designed for the purpose.
- Resolution 1115 set up a special committee for this purpose.
- It spoke of a special herb that was designed to cure any illness.
- There was shelving filled with fine silverware and cutlery for the special occasions.
3(particular, individual)especialparticularI have no special reason for asking — no tengo ningún motivo en especial / en particular para preguntar
- my special interest is medieval poetry — me interesa especialmente / en especial / en particular la poesía medieval
- each contestant is tested on his special subject — se examina a cada concursante en el tema de su especialidad
- children with special needs — niños que requieren una atención diferenciada
- have you anybody special in mind? — ¿se te ocurre alguien en especial / en particular / en concreto?
- what are you doing tonight? — nothing special — ¿qué haces esta noche? — nada en especial / en particular
- Players can catch elemental monsters called Djinni that unleash special attacks and change character stats and class.
- Each title character possesses special abilities that come in handy depending on your style of play.
- Each character will have several special attacks which can be executed during battles
- Yuliana belongs to a special caste in classical ballet - she is a character dancer.
- Although in a boxing game story is of little importance, popular characters should receive special attention.
- Each character has plenty of special moves
- This title belongs under that extra special list of films that are so bad they're good.
- There is a function in the game that slows down time temporarily and allows your character to perform special moves.
- Efforts will be made to preserve the special character of the city.
- The special character of South Germany was expressed in the liberal subculture, which had lasting-power and prolonged success.
- Each character has special abilities that only they can contribute to continuing the story.
- Scripts are cryptic and are often hard to read due to the many special characters that have unique meanings within the language.
- Perhaps the special character of the place was signalled by ceremonial activities here about 7000 BC.
4(better than ordinary)today is a very special day for me — hoy es un día muy especial para mí
- a very special friend — un amigo muy querido
- please take special care of him — te pido encarecidamente que lo atiendas muy bien
- she's a very special person — es una persona extraordinaria
- he makes me feel special — me hace sentir muy apreciada
- what's so special about Steve? — ¿qué tiene Steve de especial?
1(train)tren especial masculine
- The Peanuts specials were staples of prime time television in my childhood.
- His special will air tomorrow night on CBS.
- This is going to be an extraordinary special on Thursday night.
- There are a couple of trailers, some production notes and instant access to some of the specials highlights.
- This is the time they highlight specials, spectaculars and exclusives to drive up revenue.
- The Eos Orchestra has taped a special for PBS celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the composer.
- Six of the late ABC anchor's primetime news specials are going to be a part of a two-disc set.
- During the late 1950s, several hour-long specials were also broadcast.
- At the peak of her fame, she did a musical special for the ABC television network.
- It was originally conceived as part of a CBS special.
- She has written music for many classical dramatic productions and television specials.
- There's usually a special on this radio station my dad listens to and on Sundays, for an hour, they play Irish music.
- Channel 4 asked the show to produce an hour-long special.
- The image is clean, but about on par with a high-definition broadcast of an old television special.
- The artist had created several animated commercials and specials for television.
- It will air this Sunday night as a television special on ABC.
- I was just in Nova Scotia for our CBC special on the 11-year-old singer Aselin Debison.
- All of these documentary specials rely heavily on source material for visuals and even sound.
- There are a number of specials produced by the Money Programme team that are broadcast in later evening slots.
- Suddenly I could see how all the specials and talk shows about psychics were part of an overall design.
2also special constable(in UK)civil que en determinadas situaciones cumple tareas de policía
3(broadcast)programa especial masculine
4Journalismnúmero extraordinario masculine
5.1Cookingplato especial masculinethe chef's special — especialidad del día feminine
- As well as the 15 starters and the 30 main courses, there are a whole bunch of specials that are never listed but always there.
- Lulu walked over to the board and with a napkin erased the absurd menu special.
- Loch Fyne offers a large range of seafood delicacies, with an ever changing specials board to catch your eye.
- The menu is as all good restaurants should be, very brief with only five starters, seven main courses and four desserts - but no specials I noticed.
- Delicious weekly specials augment a superb menu, with a robust selection of favorites from America's four corners.
- I counted 20 main courses, if you include the four gourmet sandwiches and the evening special.
- The starter specials of the day included coconut and sweetcorn soup and Kerala spinach soup.
- Sausage rolls would go down well, especially if the filling was a bit special, perhaps good sausage mince mixed with game or venison.
- The fine-dining restaurant specialises in Californian-influenced Italian cuisine including shrimp and lobster specials served to the sounds of a live jazz band.
- The last page of the menu lists the festival specials, all priced at $5.95!
- There are some 20 cocktails on the menu plus a selection of five summer specials that are constantly changing.
- The Flying Biscuit Cafe has an ever-changing menu, and often features vegetarian specials.
- Restaurants run food specials for a number of reasons, sometimes because the chef found certain ingredients at a reduced price.
- Clarke said competition from pubs is one of the main reasons restaurants have introduced lunch specials.
- Since food and wine menus are printed every day, there are no specials to recite in addition to the wine pitch.
- The heavily accented head of the restaurant read them the specials of the day while passing out the small but mouthwatering menu.
- I had the fish special of hake served with potato purée and oriental-style dressing.
- The dinner specials that evening included sausages and hot German potato salad and I was quite hungry.
- The daily specials appear on giant boards and included French onion soup and courgette with mint served with bread for €4.
- It's the left-hand menu specials that give me hope for the future of Chez Nous.
5.2(special offer)oferta especial feminine
- You could, for example, offer specials, which were very successful for us.
- It will also send information about specials deals, new offers and other things you may be interested in.
- It's a winner when you want to inform a mass consumer audience about a short-term sale, event or special price offer.
- The new owners will serve just beer and wine and will offer daily beer specials.
- Package deals and online specials may offer bigger bargains.
- A family or couple can save money by bulk buying those special offers in the supermarkets.
- Offer sales, specials and even giveaways to attract people into your store.
- There are reduced rates and specials being offered within other sections of the market.
- Many Web sites offer close-out specials at even bigger discounts.
- By clicking on send, visitors are automatically registered and will have the latest special offers e-mailed to them before they appear on the website.
- Chef Mike Moody can't wait to offer some flavorful nightly specials that will feature seafood and plenty of flavor.
- They offer a handful of weekly specials but otherwise keep prices relatively high.
- She checked mailings for catches in the small print and for any special offers.
- Look for these specials in the newspaper or on television, or call a couple of stores to find out when the next promotion will be.
- Often, dry cleaners will offer two-for-one specials on selected items and on specific days.
- I am sure a lot of the merchants will be offering specials.
- Wellington is awash in curry houses, thus they tend to offer specials to entice you to eat there.
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