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(exam)prueba femininemasculine testaptitude/intelligence test — test de aptitud/inteligencia masculine
- to do / take a test — hacer una prueba/un test
- to give / set sb a test — hacerle / ponerle a algn una prueba/un test
- Judging applicants must pass a written test, demonstrating their knowledge of these rules.
- Students in the seventeen districts gradually improved their performance on standardized tests.
- I answered the question, took a seat, wrote the test, handed it in and left.
- I paid close attention to everything he said, but still came up short on tests and quizzes.
- Written tests and performance in one's courses are no longer the only route to higher education or the only index by which students are evaluated.
- Do you want to compare answers with your buddies during the break and then start writing the test?
- Valued added is the complex score the Department for Education and Skills uses to work out if pupils are reaching their full potential, based on performances in earlier tests.
- Child psychologists are being brought into a borough's schools in a bid to pull up performance in key tests and exams.
- Written tests can assess knowledge acquisition and reasoning ability, but they cannot so easily measure skills
- Pressure to show big improvements on test scores forces teachers to spend weeks, and even months, drilling students on the tests.
- Perhaps the most contentious issue in this debate is the use of standardized tests to measure school performance.
- This young lad, since passing his test, has written off two cars in self inflicted accidents.
- Some of these tests involve knowledge picked up from education, and some don't.
- But it's up to states to establish their own tests and standards.
- Teachers can use the tests to highlight the strengths and weaknesses of pupils so they can identify areas to concentrate on.
- Validity standards are based on test content, not on which groups of students take the test.
- Often the question about study in America centres around the performance in these tests.
- You were told what to learn and expected to repeat your knowledge in tests.
- We asked the parliamentary candidates for Wimbledon to tell us a bit about themselves and then we subjected them to a test of their knowledge of their area.
- The final 26 were interviewed and ranked based on their combined performance in the test and interview.
1.2feminine pruebafeminine prueba(run/flight) experimental(run/flight) de pruebanuclear test — prueba nuclear
- Indeed, many of the assemblies have already passed reliability and quality tests needed to achieve FDA approval.
- Finally, we have omitted performance tests for the time being.
- This approach to correct the continuum theories is being pursued elsewhere, but no explicit tests of its performance have been published.
- Well, we'll have some performance tests shortly, but we want to note another stipulation made in the documentation on the modules.
- Sirius has launched all three of its satellites, but is still conducting on-ground performance tests.
- On test there was certainly very little buffeting or wind noise.
- An array validation program represents the foundation of tests required to establish robust assay performance in a multiplexed environment.
- In short, numerous tests have proven that the enormous mass of these vehicles makes them more dangerous in a crash than smaller cars.
- It is his obligation to have the performance tests carried out.
- Those qualifications are best measured by performance tests.
- The overall dimensions, damping system, bread carriage and marking fall under the tests for performance.
- This positive assessment must, however, be tempered by the acknowledgement that the tests establish bare minimum standards.
- The preliminary tests indicated that the performance of epoxy asphalt was far superior to that of other systems.
- The results of the studies that measured reliability indicate that the test can be reliable if a standard procedure is used.
- We want you to enjoy our food at its very best and we carry out extensive tests to establish the natural life of each of our products.
- To avoid mistakes they have to devise tests of reliability.
- The alloy was then heated and rolled into half-inch-thick sheets, and subjected to strength and ductility tests.
- All their Mercedes Benz engine parts have passed rigid quality tests for durability and performance as well as all the other car parts.
- As one measure to do this, quality control tests should be performed to determine the degree of variability for each test.
- The system's performance in cyclic tests at the University of California, Berkeley, was also astonishing.
1.3(trial)prueba feminineit was a test of strength/endurance — fue una prueba de fuerza/resistencia
- the crisis was a test of her leadership qualities/his loyalty — la crisis puso a prueba su aptitud como líder/su lealtad
- to put sth to the test — poner algo a prueba
- screen test — prueba cinematográfica
- to stand the test of time — resistir el paso del tiempo
1.4(analysis, investigation)blood/urine test — análisis de sangre/orina masculine
- eye/hearing test — examen de la vista/del oído
- they've sent a sample of blood away for tests — han mandado a analizar una muestra de sangre
- the test was positive — el análisis dio positivo
- he/she failed the B-test — el contraanálisis dio positivo
1(examine)(student/class) examinar(student/class) hacerle una prueba a(skill/knowledge) evaluarthe students are tested monthly — a los estudiantes se les hacen pruebas mensuales
- to test sb on sth
- to test sb for sth
- what are they going to be tested on? — ¿sobre qué va a ser la prueba?
- do you want me to test you on your verbs? — ¿quieres que te pregunte / te tome los verbos?
- she was tested for AIDS — se le hizo la prueba del sida
- the candidates were tested for their initiative — se sometió a los candidatos a una prueba de iniciativa
2(product/weapon/vehicle) probar(product/vehicle/weapon) poner a pruebato test sth on sb/sth
- he tested the recipe on me — probó la receta conmigo
- not tested on animals — no testeado en animales
3(commitment/friendship/endurance) poner a pruebathe next few days will test the engine to the limit — los próximos días serán la prueba de fuego del motor
4(urine/blood) analizar(reflexes/hearing/sight) examinar(hypothesis) comprobaryou need to have your eyes tested — tienes que hacerte examinar la vista
- test the temperature of the water — prueba la temperatura del agua
- to test sth for sth
- the eggs were tested for salmonella — los huevos fueron analizados para determinar si estaban infectados de salmonela
1(carry out a test)hacer pruebasMedicine hacer análisisto test for sth
- they will be testing for fluency and pronunciation — harán pruebas de fluidez y pronunciación
- doctors are testing for cancer — los médicos están haciendo análisis para determinar si hay cáncer
- just testing! — era solo para ver qué decías
- she tested positive — su análisis dio positivo
2Cinemahacer pruebasshe tested for the witch's part — hizo pruebas para el papel de la bruja
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