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(supply)reserva femininestocks of coal — reservas de carbón feminine
- get in a good stock of food/drink for the party — compra bastante comida/bebida para la fiesta
- we need to get some stocks in — necesitamos abastecernos / aprovisionarnos
- her vast stock of knowledge on the subject — sus amplísimos conocimientos sobre el tema
- It leads to the inference that he was taking some stock from the petrol station shop and selling it as if his own stock in his shop.
- The salesman pointed out that they don't keep so much stock at the shop, it's held at the warehouse that services all the local shops.
- We are always looking for willing volunteers to help with everything from sorting and preparing stock to merchandising and sales.
- Unlike the superstores, small shops often buy their stock through independent wholesalers.
- One shop kept its pirated stock in a space above the ceiling, and clerks communicated with two-way radios to have them brought out for customers.
- He thought the thieves would dispose of the shop's stock at car boot sales or use them for family gifts.
- The administrator has also been unable to recover more than £4.3m worth of stock from the Computer Shop, the group's 80 high-street stores.
- That might mean a claim for sale or purchase of stocks, merchandise, or real estate, or the receipt or repayment of a loan.
- The sale in question was of ancient old stock from the warehouse, meaning that the actual date of manufacture was probably a few years earlier.
- Production will only resume if Nintendo can sell off a good proportion of its warehouse stock.
- When purchasing bayonets, look at as much of the merchant's stock as you can and check the condition carefully.
- Matthew, 34, who owns the Chilli Lime Deli in Fleming Square, Blackburn, moved his French stock back to his shop but was able to leave tasters on the stall.
- She said her former bosses added insult to injury by making them stay on until 5.30 pm and sell the remainder of the shop's stock for £1 an item.
- The stock at one warehouse was put at $20 million earlier this year.
- These shortages of low cost stock are most extreme in metropolitan Australia because of the higher numbers of low income households in the cities.
- Co-op stores around Swindon have been running low on stock after a regional distribution warehouse in Oxford was flooded.
- He said the entire stock on the premises was either damaged by fire or waterlogged and smoke damaged.
- It is possible the knobs were leftover stock from his shop.
- The Neo supersedes the current Deluxe model, though the latter is likely to be around until the end of the year, reflecting a higher level of stock in Handspring's warehouses.
- The site, which was set up by Fenor based Internet Company Protocol allows people to view and purchase any item of stock, which is available for sale in the Waterford Shop.
1.2(of shop, business)existencias feminineestoc masculinestock masculineto have sth in stock — tener algo en estoc / en existencias
2.1Financefeminine accionesmasculine valoresmasculine bonos del Estadomasculine papel del EstadoI have some stock in that company — tengo algunas acciones en esa compañía
- common stock — acciones ordinarias
- Treasury stock — (of UK government) títulos de la deuda pública
- before noun stock certificate — certificado de acciones
- stock dividend — dividendo en acciones
- stock rating — calificación de valores
- Interest cover of 1.8 times is very low but when the preference share issue is taken into account, then it drops to about 1.3 which is dangerously low.
- Last week the multinational software company, which is based in Germany, announced that it is converting its preference shares into ordinary shares in order to boost liquidity.
- He said they would only be granted ordinary shares in the company and not the preferred shares usually granted to venture capital investors.
- Round House membership, which at present stands at 430 members is priced at E35,000 for a redeemable preference share.
- One would still have to consider the way in which the notional holders of preference shares and ordinary shares would negotiate between themselves the distribution of that allocation.
- In 1997 they retained their first preference share but lost more than half their seats because their vote was spread over too many candidates.
- They pressed him to buy back nonvoting preferred shares instead of ordinary shares, which are 53.2 percent more expensive.
- Although the company does not have a legal obligation to pay dividends, few companies will default on dividend payments on preferred shares.
- The bank may seek to raise cash through a preference share issue, possibly to a strategic backer.
- Company head Dan Brown said at the meeting that existing shareholders would have an opportunity to purchase one preference share at $1.00 for every five ordinary share currently owned.
- The extent of the financial difficulties were outlined by Mr Green, who noted that debt and preference share financing currently stood at 7.7 million.
- However, when you start your Open Annuity, you also buy a special preference share in the insurance company operating it.
- The statement said shareholders may wish to sell for 980 cents per ordinary share and 110 cents per preference share, both of which are to be settled in cash.
- The minimum investment to buy one preference share in the Investment Plan is £500.
- Non-merino growers will need to decide whether to convert their preference shares to ordinary shares in Wool Equities as a future investment, or to cash them in.
2.2stocks and bonds / (British) stocks and shares — acciones feminine
2.3(reputation)his stock with the other teachers is high — los demás profesores tienen muy buen concepto de él
- his stock is rising in the eyes of the electorate — está ganando cada vez más prestigio entre el electorado
3(livestock)ganado masculinebefore noun stock farmer — ganadera feminine
- stock farming — ganadería
- Almost a quarter of the 2,300 head on offer were fitted with the devices, to be used to track stock under the National Livestock Identification Scheme.
- Perhaps he would enthusiastically support moves for greater commercial use of kangaroos, rather than the hoofed stock, sheep and cattle, that break the crust.
- The NFU was also concerned that meat and milk from vaccinated stock would be unsaleable.
- The farm's land and stock will be handed out to four neighbouring farmers and the buildings rented out either as homes or for commercial use.
- Livestock ownership stratified their communities with ‘chiefs’ controlling the most cattle and small stock.
- Do not purchase stock from other farms or dealers while the ban on livestock mart sales remains in force.
- Women could also cross the gender barrier regarding female association with animals by raising stock for market or dairy purposes.
- DEFRA has decreed that a farmer bringing cattle, sheep or pigs onto his holding cannot move any stock off the farm for 20 days except direct to slaughter.
- Some good stock, including horses, cattle, sheep and pigs were on exhibition.
- Other potential agricultural applications of Fantesk include sprays, coatings for nursery stock, and livestock feed additives.
- For the last 16 months the 20-day standstill has prevented farmers from moving stock off their farms within 20 days of taking in new arrivals.
- It could also mean that only the person registered as the keeper will be legally entitled to buy in or sell off farm stock.
- Under the Autumn Licence Movement Scheme farmers can apply for permits to allow the movement of stock from farm to farm for welfare, breeding and commercial purposes.
- There are three general options for farmers to consider to productively manage their sheep flock: selling stock, agistment and supplementary feeding.
- In his younger years, he was principally involved in livestock haulage, leading stock into and out of the local markets.
- We farmed there in a pioneer way and increased the stock to a thousand sheep and a hundred cattle.
- His neighbours work in partnership selling meat from their own stock through Bethesda Fresh Farm Meats.
- The club also organizes visits to leading dairy farms and research institutes, holds dairy stock judging events and herds competitions.
- But it had appealed for a reprieve for its cattle, virtually irreplaceable Red Galloway beef and Ayrshire dairy stock.
- To the lay reader, may I repeat the Government's basic proposal, which is to stop any stock moving off a farm for a 20-day period following an inward movement onto the farm.
4(descent)linaje masculineestirpe feminineI'm of Spanish/pioneer stock — soy descendiente de españoles/pioneros
- to come of good stock — ser de buena familia
- Here, priests had often lived well on their own tithes and extensive glebe, and they tended to be of local peasant stock, which was even more important than material considerations.
- Many more old stock of Tubbercurry who were not just residents of Teeling Street have planned to join in the celebrations and are coming home to meet old school chums and see Tubber as it is now.
- I also tried to do a Holly impression, but that's hard when you don't have dark hair and you're from Eastern European peasant stock.
- Scottish Roots usually has about 20 clients at any given time waiting in a queue to discover whether they come from peasant stock or the landed gentry.
- As he said, a name like that was obviously of Irish stock, possibly even of Cork descent, so the film was included with Irish shorts.
- Chaucer, who came of London merchant stock, grew up in aristocratic and royal circles, and he was one of the most lionized and richly rewarded poets of any age.
- He, of Irish Catholic stock, descendant of those who fled famine and poverty, was up against him.
- By 1844 the Bethany settlers, almost all of them of peasant stock, had nearly five hundred acres under cultivation, most of them with wheat.
- She comes from Italian immigrant stock, and her family is lucky to have one of those tireless biographers who traces everything back to a plot of land in Lombardi.
- Like the Pieds Noirs, they were a settler community, much of it of peasant stock, which had done well.
- During these difficult times he was faithfully supported and encouraged by his wife, who was descended from good Puritan stock.
- He was from Ukrainian peasant stock, and at 14 he went to work in the Ukrainian coal mines.
- The Dogras inhabiting the hilly tract bounding the mountains of the Kashmir Valle on the south and extending to the plains of the Punjab, are descended from Aryan stock.
- He was born at Grouchy, near Gréville, Normandy, of peasant stock, and spent his early years as a farmworker alongside his father.
- He proudly admits he is from hard-working peasant stock and sees me as lazy, vain and probably as a ponce.
- He was a Soviet Army officer of peasant stock whose training included a spell in Germany in 1931.
- He, who became John XXIII, was from earthy peasant stock, constantly cracking jokes at his own expense.
- Now all contemporary Percherons share this common heritage descending from the foundation stock that originated in La Perche.
- The exception is the tendency of some immigrant women, particularly those from peasant stock, who wear traditional dress.
- Much of my Yorkshire stock descended from the Viking Raids of the 9th century.
5.1(stem)masculine troncofeminine cepamasculine patrónmasculine portainjerto
- Always try to plant bare-root stock as soon as you get home.
- If the population comes from captive stock, the birds must be taught how to survive in the wild.
- Some claim that a French dog descended from stock brought home from the Middle East by Louis IX during the Crusades also figured prominently in the mix.
- The billingsellaceans may form the ancestral stock from which all the subsequent articulate brachiopods are believed to have been derived.
- Almost all of the earth's plant and animal stock have representatives here.
- For success in grafting, the vascular cambiums of the stock and the scion must be placed in contact with each other.
- The weanlings would have made any farmer proud and the dams drawn from all breeds were of excellent stock.
- Finally, the North and South American west coastal species appear to have evolved from the Old World smooth-seeded lupins, or from the same ancestral stock.
- His undeviating rule appears to have been to breed high quality pedigree stock and to feed them from his own resources.
- Eventually, the longer-lived stocks even exhibited increased early fecundity, compared to the ancestral type of stock.
- We can accept that some creatures descended from Ark stock died in post-Flood disasters.
- Of particular concern are roses grafted onto R. fortuniana root stocks - stocks with notoriously shallow root zones.
- Populations that did not evolve far from the ancestral stock are all included in the long-ranging B. rhombiferus.
- It is likely the result of a separate introduction via nursery stock.
- Grey rectangles indicate the presence of a rooted stock.
- Lineages that had alternated between cell types produced significantly more virions than did the ancestral stock on PDE cells.
- Many of the modern roses in commerce today are grafted onto these stocks.
- Some of the small, sturdy black breeds of British cattle may descend from this ancient stock.
- Yet, there are many budget-minded owners who still believe that money can be saved by planting smaller seedling stock.
- The scientists found that primitive freshwater plants provided the ancestral stock from which all of the earth's green land plants are descended.
- Over the years, he persuaded the Department of Agriculture to recognise coloured stock as a European breed type.
- With container grown stock, the plant has been growing in a container for a period of time.
- Their stock was bred by them for food purposes, and was easier to get and much tastier than wild animals, which was why it was frequented by bored hunters.
- They are close to the ancestral stock from which other pteraspidiforms evolved.
5.2(for cuttings)planta madre feminine
6.1(of gun)culata feminine
- ‘Looks like one of the panels here has been forced open,’ he said, applying a little pressure with the rifle stock.
- To assemble, pull the stock pin from its stowed position, swing the stock into place and insert the pin.
- Steve hoisted the assault rifle off his shoulder, and placed the stock against his shoulder, aiming straight ahead.
- Rifle and shotgun stocks need pull-lengths short enough to fit naturally when brought to the heavily padded shoulder of cold weather gear.
- Outers' Cadet synthetic stocks for rifles and shotguns are designed for shooters of small stature.
- I lowered my assault rifle's polymer stock from my shoulder and continued my vigil.
- The straight stock and comb line feel good and correctly position your eye down the Picatinny rail.
- As they neared he brought the leader into his sights, raising the stock of the long rifle to his shoulder.
- One had an AK - 47, and the other was toting an uzi with a shoulder stock.
- To sell more optics, mount a scope on a gunstock so customers can hold the stock to their shoulders and look through the scope.
- It had a short, air-cooled barrel, a wooden stock, and a ‘snail-drum’ magazine containing 9 mm pistol ammunition.
- Grace glanced at the three guards standing in a group in their dirty grey uniforms, rifles held at the stock, talking about who knew what.
- Anyone who tried to talk was struck with rifle stocks.
- It halved the rifle where the stock joined the barrel, and two fingers from the weasel's right paw fell to the forest floor.
- The rifle is built on a fiberglass stock with a stainless-steel barrel, a steel floor plate and trigger-guard assembly.
- Making a splint from a rifle stock, he again treated himself and managed to crawl back to an aid station.
- Rifle stocks, made for use with iron sights, were little help in establishing a constant head positron.
- He is a former pilot, and since 1972 he has been making custom rifle stocks in his spare time.
- Rolling left to lie prone, I shoved the rifle stock to my shoulder and dared to reconnoiter by peeping over a twisted root.
- It's got a walnut stock, cobalt blue steel, and a hair trigger.
6.2(of fishing rod, whip)mango masculine
- The silky voice became a bark as he fingered the stock of a whip lying across his knees.
7Cookingcaldo masculinechicken stock — caldo de pollo
- The rest of the carcass can be used to make some game stock for gravy or soup, or freeze the carcass to use later.
- Use the caramel-colored water for soup, stock and gravy.
- Strain stock through a fine-mesh sieve into a pot; bring to a simmer.
- Return the rabbit legs and carcasses to the pan and add the veal stock.
- Split pea soup is delicious prepared with either a chicken or vegetable stock.
- Then bring the fish stock to the boil in a pan and keep at a low simmer.
- In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring the beef stock to a boil.
- In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the chicken stock to a simmer.
- Pour in hot water or stock to cover the vegetables and bring to a simmer.
- I prepared chicken stock with bouillon cubes, adding sprigs of thyme and bay leaves.
- If the soup is not liquid enough, add stock or water, stir, and reheat again thoroughly.
- Tip the chick peas into a pan and cover them with water or vegetable stock.
- You could simply use water, but stock makes the soup richer and more heart-warming.
- If the sauce begins to evaporate too much while cooking, add a few tablespoons of chicken stock or water.
- Keep the basics on hand: frozen marinara and pesto for quick pasta meals, and a simple vegetable or chicken stock for fast soups.
- You may also chop and blend with water or vegetable stock and freeze in ice cube trays for addition to soups and stews.
- The soup was pleasantly light, although I found that the store-bought vegetable stock somewhat overwhelmed the soup's mushroom flavour.
- Even the soup of the day is an intentional creation, using freshly prepared vegetables and stock with fresh meat, fowl, or fish added.
- For the lobster, in a large saucepan, bring the fish stock to a boil.
- If soup is too thick, heat more apple juice and chicken stock, add to soup and return to blender.
8(plant, flower)alhelí masculine
- Yellow and orange calendulas bloom through winter, as will pink and white English daisies and sweet-scented stock.
- The sitting-out area could be a haven for non-edibles, scented beauties every one - pots of lemon verbena at fingertip level, regale lilies at nose height, night-scented stock and nicotina.
- They hold pink cyclamen, maidenhair fern, pink polka-dot plant, and fragrant pink stock.
- To prolong bloom time on pansies, stock, sweet alyssum, snapdragons and other cool-weather plants, clip off flowers as they fade.
- Ten week stock, Night scented stock and Brompton stock are easily grown from seed flowering in the same season.
- Add fall annuals, like pansies, stocks, snapdragons or flowering kale, for additional color until the snow arrives.
9.1(in shipbuilding)grada feminineastillero masculineto be on the stocks — estar en preparación
- After bracing the bulkheads to the stocks, the longitudinal framing can start going on.
9.2(for punishment)the stocks — el cepo
- Minor criminals might also be punished in the village or manor by whipping, the stocks, or the pillory.
- Managers from the branch sat in the stocks outside being pelted with wet sponges, and firefighters turned up with a hose to give them a soaking.
- A believer in strict discipline, he preferred forms of punishment like putting a prisoner in stocks or shackling him to a ball and chain.
- Every confinement of the person is an imprisonment, whether it be in a common prison, or in a private house, or in the stocks, or even by forcibly detaining one in the public streets.
- Among the other stunts for charity, they plan to don wet suits at Sea World and get in the stocks at Stirling Jail.
10USTheatremasculine repertorio(company/play) de repertorio
1Businessvenderwe don't stock that brand — no trabajamos esa marca
- If all the locking devices you carry live up to this standard, then you're stocking the right products.
- Many stores say they will not bother stocking the product.
- The borough recently found out it has been awarded Fairtrade status after local restaurants, cafes and supermarkets rallied around and started to stock the products.
- The shortbread is seen as a luxury product principally stocked by dollar-based supermarkets.
- Why should big supermarkets stock a product that many of its customers don't know?
- Barkston has expanded its premises in response to sales growth in the area and to allow it to stock new products.
- It turns out that places like Bed, Bath and Beyond actually stock products for just such a problem.
- She did a roaring mail-order trade and stocked her products in ‘fine’ chemists.
- Dollar General needs about six people to work each of the 695 stores it plans to open this year, to run cash registers, stock products and manage.
- Pub culture is essentially adult, but too many establishments now stock drinks with names more suited to the sweet shop.
- To achieve this, fifty retailers in the city must stock Fairtrade products and 25 catering outlets offer food bearing the Fairtrade mark.
- Others offer support directly to the retailers who stock their products.
- His nursery stocks many unusual plants and he is constantly hunting for rare and interesting specimens.
- The High Street giant wants to add potency to its sales performance by stocking products which would really set pulses racing.
- Supermarkets have said they will stock the products but they have also indicated their decision would be swayed by consumer confidence.
- The store will stock this product in addition to their extensive current range of pet foods and products.
- By stocking turkey-hunting products, dealers can serve multiple types of hunters.
- Manufacturers can become upset when retailers who they see as not having the appropriate brand image attempt to stock these products or, worse, offer them at discounted prices.
- I make a lot of handmade greetings cards and, while I use all the above shops, they all stock very similar items for people such as myself specialising in paper crafts.
- It would probably be best if each country had a national distributor that could sell to any outlet, rather than just stocking the products in its own shops.
- Under the terms of the deal, FMI will represent more than 500 Irish producers whose products are stocked in the British retailer's Irish stores.
2(fill)(store) surtir(store) abastecer(larder) llenarthe store is well stocked with the latest fashions — la tienda tiene un gran surtido de prendas de última moda
- to stock (up) the freezer — llenar el congelador
- the poultry farm was stocked with good layers — el criadero tenía buenas ponedoras
- to stock a lake with fish — poblar un lago de peces
- We expect to see a good deal more of the same as the appeals process commences, and fervently hope the courtroom will be stocked with an adequate supply of tissues.
- But the paramedics are qualified to deal with any emergency and their Renault Scenic car with lights and sirens is stocked with the same kit as an ambulance, minus a stretcher.
- The naval ship's pantry is stocked with wines, baguettes and pate, and its casual dress code is shorts and sandals.
- For example, all of Canada's ATMs must be sufficiently stocked with enough actual paper cash every day to ensure that everyone who comes to withdraw some can do so.
- He said the games room - which would be stocked with computer, X-box, Game Cube and PlayStation games and terminals - would be the first of its kind in the area.
- The small foyer boasts built-in cupboards that are stocked with all the essentials you might need for a straight-from-work weekend away.
- There are hundreds of stories like Jefferson's on the Westside; practically every household, it seems, is stocked with inhalers and a cupboard full of pills.
- Sailors and workers alike worked steadily removing wares from importing ships while stocking products for exporting vessels.
- The Blue Horizon was stocked with a large supply of caffeinated drinks and she was delighted to have so much to live on.
- Like any analog-oriented operation, Remote Recording is stocked with loads of outboard gear and 200 microphones from all major manufacturers.
- It is also stocked with books, maps, a series of telescopes and ledgers for guests to record distinctive markings of elephants, which are under great watch as overpopulation is an increasing problem.
- The wash-basin area will be stocked with top-of-the-range Molton Brown toiletries, air fresheners and soft fluffy towels.
- It must be stocked with her favorite foods, don't you think?
- He denies the hospitals are in crisis and announced that all public hospitals are fully stocked with medical supplies.
- We took our time wandering through its 24 rooms, which are plentifully stocked with works by famous and less-famous artists who were either born locally or spent most of their lives here.
- Officials say that hospitals and evacuation centers have been fully stocked with everything necessary to face an emergency.
- Our medicine cabinets are stocked with throat lozenges, painkillers and antiseptic creams designed to restore us to immediate health after the slightest scratch.
- We slept in twin bedded rooms, with sheets and duvets provided, and the bathrooms were stocked with soap, towels, hair shampoo and dryers.
- Muleteers provide aid stations stocked with Peruvian cheese sandwiches, coca tea, and other energy foods along every trail; camps await runners at the end of each day.
- Thanks to my dear mum (often referred to as Yeah-Smother instead of Yes, Mother) my pantry and freezer is stocked with a litany of epicurean failures.
1(size) estándar(model) de serie(model) estándar
2(response/criticism) típico(character/figure) típicoa stock phrase — un cliché
- she got the stock rejection letter — le mandaron la típica / consabida carta de rechazo
- a stock subject of conversation — un manido tema de conversación
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