In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(arrangement/accommodation) temporal(arrangement/accommodation) provisional(arrangement/accommodation) temporario Latin America(arrangement/accommodation) provisorio South America(improvement) pasajero(worker/job/work) eventual(worker/job/work) temporal(work/job/worker) temporario Latin Americaas a temporary measure — como medida provisoria South America
- I was temporary manager for the day.
- The council has offered them temporary accommodation.
- During the road closures police advise drivers to use the temporary car parks.
- He was searching for emergency temporary accommodation in the city centre.
- The boys will stay in this temporary shelter until a better solution can be found.
- We currently use temporary doctors but we can't carry on with this in the longer term.
- He suffered some temporary weakness in his right hand.
- She has two degrees but she has only found a part-time, temporary job.
- When working in wet weather, they put down temporary protection for the soil.
- Beauty is temporary, yet we live in a world that is preoccupied with looks.
- Most patients experience temporary side effects which usually end within three days.
- Many people still live in temporary homes.
- He hoped the company would assist them in finding temporary accommodation.
- I have taken on a succession of temporary jobs.
- The team welcomed a new player into their ranks, albeit for only a temporary period.
- The couple run the parcel service from temporary buildings on the farm.
- The school had to make do with temporary classrooms.
- He is living here, but we do not know whether this is a permanent or temporary arrangement.
- She held him so tight it was painful, and prayed, just prayed, that this was only temporary.
- You can record programmes to the hard drive for temporary storage.
- In the past, permanent and temporary staff always had the same pay and conditions.
- The maid and the cook have a week off and mom and dad never hired any temporaries.
- You'd think that employers would try to fill the gap with temporaries.
- The barracks were virtually empty and only used for temporaries.
- In the early years, sales teams promoted the use of temporaries.
- They provide temporaries to firms needing replacement workers on a short-term basis.
- Government is too important to be left to temporaries with no experience.
- Employees usually taken on as temporaries to help with busy periods will be given permanent contracts.
- The health workers, who are hired as temporaries, also want permanent positions.
- They're paying overtime to existing employees or hiring temporaries instead.
- The workers are recruited as temporaries during the annual pilgrimage season.
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