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(passage)tránsito masculinepassengers in transit — pasajeros en / de tránsito masculine
- it was damaged/lost in transit — se dañó/se perdió en el viaje
- The airport's transit area has the legal status of an extraterritorial zone.
- One of the special features of the bus terminus is the pedestrian subway connecting all platforms, ensuring safe transit of passengers.
- Eventually, transit passengers will be able to visit the Transit Authority web site to see if the route they are taking is running on-schedule, able to make any changes to plans that might be necessary.
- Those transit passengers are being subjected to more scrutiny, a more careful look being given specifically to their shoes and to their clothes and to their electronics.
- At that time, the international transit area was not regarded as French territory.
- Areas visited included Charles de Gaulle airport, its immigration waiting areas, transit areas, and police and customs holding facilities.
- The officials said they have stepped up checks on passengers arriving or making transit stops at the airport.
- The remaining 400,000 were transit - or stopover - passengers.
- They will be quarantined at the NAIA transit area and will not be allowed to leave the premises while waiting for their flight to South Korea.
- Nor does the Immigration Office know the whereabouts of dozens of foreign transit passengers who get lost at Korean airports every year.
- Although the guide only covers departures, it provides a useful steer on optimum transit times for passengers booking a connecting flight and could influence your choice of airport.
- The U.S. can impose substantial restrictions on assistance to areas labeled as major drug-producing or transit areas.
1.2US Transporttransporte masculinebefore noun transit police — policía de tráfico / tránsito feminine
- transit system — sistema de transporte(s)
- Existing industries also are suffering due to goods damaged in transit, therefore affecting their competitiveness and long-term sustainability.
- Now it's home to a dense, multipurpose, taxpaying business well-served by public transit, which is supposedly what New Urbanists want.
- No strategies have been implemented by the municipal government to discourage auto transport and promote public transit.
- There is also the issue of goods damaged in transit, during transportation from Mayo to Dublin or to the ports.
- Inquiries began after a number of relatively high value benefits books were reported as having been lost in transit and were not received by the those entitled to them.
- Trucking, airline, and public transit workers also participated in the strike.
- I think that probably 10 years from now you'll actually be able to watch a shipment in transit.
- A substantial portion of a shipment which was in transit to Canada was stolen, resulting in a loss to him of approximately $115,000.
- So what precisely would be the difference between a search conducted to protect a library collection and a search to protect myself and my fellow passengers in the public transit system?
- I am really looking forward to returning this car to my folks and getting back on public transit.
- They may have to provide services such as public transit and education incentives to lure workers to service jobs that an aging population will not be able to fill itself.
- They feature our exclusive fully adjustable elastic retention system, which keeps a passenger's head supported in an upright and comfortable position while sleeping in transit.
- Behind the fences, one can catch glimpses of seemingly limitless stacks of containers - an immense accumulation of wealth in transit.
- They have been linked to nearly 3 million worth of robberies from cash in transit vans in recent years.
- I've never had jet lag before, but it's not surprising I have it now since I'm on my fourth time zone in a fortnight, have lost an entire day somewhere and have spent several entire nights in transit.
- Security firms rather than the banks are also liable for all cash in transit, more than €7m in the last 12 months.
- And most importantly, we always felt safe and comfortable, and we were out sometimes in public transit until close to midnight.
- We try not to contribute by walking or taking public transit.
- Full details of the scheme, which will involve strict controls on transportation to ensure that the animals are not infected in transit, are expected to be announced on Friday.
- The ships carrying the materials have been in transit for some time and are due to arrive in the Irish Sea shortly.
- One gentleman is so dedicated to locating obscure dispensers that he actually uses city transit to visit remote suburban garage sales.
- The 18-year-old qualifier was forced to play with a borrowed racket at the start of the tournament after hers were delayed in transit.
- That's the only way a community can be created where people either take transit to work or walk to work.
- In fact I would say foot travel and public transit would be the main ‘losers’ to cycles as it would mainly be relatively short haul trippers who would be impacted.
- You know, there's so much air time spent in this city on admonishing people to get out of their cars and take transit, cycle or walk.
- Strip away the jargon, and you are talking about ambushing terrorist groups, raiding weapons shipments in transit, and rescuing hostages.
- He also wants to ease the region's transportation problems by increasing lanes and improving public transit.
- Traffic congestion and inadequate public transit make this the most polluted metro area in the country.
- While the shipment was in transit, the British approached the French and bought all 150,000.
- With urban transportation, higher urban densities are critical in order to allow public transit and walking to be feasible urban transport options.
- For example, one can envision such systems installed in cargo holds, operating while freight is in transit.
- The tapes for the first week's filming went missing in transit to London.
- Public transit does not function in this kind of contrived environment.
- Experts say that to be successful, public transit must be convenient and inexpensive, making it difficult to impose the types of strict security seen at airports.
- The shipment was in transit between Malaysia's Port Klang and Oakland in California.
- ‘The real problem is that the food the West pledged is not there, and not yet in transit in the kind of quantities needed,’ he says.
- In San Francisco, far more people ride transit, walk or bike to work than drive.
- And finally, since we are encouraging you to walk or take transit when possible, think about pedestrians.
- Furthermore, our stock was damaged in transit by the sub-contractor who sponsored the transport from Port Elizabeth to East London arranged by the committee.
- In the sixties, the blue-collar jobs that supported previous generations of urban blacks moved out of town, beyond the reach of public transit.
- The chief argument for public transit is that it's necessary for those who can't afford cars.
- Over a mere five occurrences these transits of Venus had shifted from events of astronomical importance to a sideshow with mere curiosity value.
- Transits of Mercury are more common than transits of Venus, and occur every three to thirteen years.
- Six Venus transits have occurred since the invention of the telescope, in 1631, 1639, 1761, 1769, 1874 and 1882.
- Unfortunately because the orbit of Venus is inclined to the earth's orbit by about three and a half degrees, these transits of Venus don't take place very often.
- The early transits were actually momentous occasions in the world of astronomy.
- Besides a couple of eclipses slated for May, sky watchers would witness transits of two planets over the disk of the Sun.
- He proposed using transits of Mercury to determine the distance of the Sun and therefore the scale of the solar system using Kepler's third law.
- The circumstances of the transits of Venus repeat themselves with great exactness after a period of 243 years.
- The next major figure in the history of transits of Venus was Edmond Halley, of comet fame.
- Anyone who missed it this time will have another chance in eight years time - if they are willing to travel to Australia where another transit of Venus will be visible.
- Many Archetypal Astrologers feel that all major cosmic events, such as eclipses and transits, are actually interactive in the most personal sense.
- Only two planets can undergo transits of the Sun: Mercury and Venus.
- The transits of the Planet of Love happen in pairs, eight years apart every century.
- The story of the transits of Venus begins in 1627, just three years before the death of the German astronomer Johannes Kepler.
- Certainly this would make sense since Theon was both an observer and a mathematician who had written on astronomical topics such as conjunctions, eclipses, occultations and transits.
- In particular he was involved with timing the transits of Venus, a subject we discuss in Chapter 13.
- In the nineteenth century, rare transits of Venus across the surface of the Sun were used to prove that Venus was enveloped in an atmosphere.
- In fact, Venus transits are rare and the last such event happened in 1882.
- The first to been seen was in 1639, and the time between transits was later predicted by Edmond Halley (the guy with the comet).
- None of the astronomers who witnessed the past five transits of Venus are alive today, but they surely reflected on the rarity of what they saw - a reminder of the brevity of human life.
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