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(sentence/book/word) traducirthis word could be translated as … — esta palabra se podría traducir por …
- to translate sth ( from sth) into sth
- translate the text from Spanish into French — traduzca el texto del español al francés
- The famous statement attributed to Jesus about the foolishness of giving up one's ‘soul’ for the world translates the Greek word psyche.
- The only tricky part to the whole thing was how to translate the words while trying to keep the same logical structure and writing style.
- Sign language is visual, and isn't always translated word for word into English.
- I learned a great deal about the Polish language from translating this book, and that continues to serve me well.
- He muttered something in a language I recognized as Italian, but I could not translate the words.
- These juridical responsa are translated here for the first time into a European language, with introduction and annotation.
- It's a bit of a mug's game trying to translate the already translated words of a person back into the language originally used.
- I could not help translating his words for my mother.
- From what I can tell, somebody went through and very literally translated words from German to English for the North American release.
- I put my ear to the door, expecting some foreign language from another planet, but to my surprise, my brain translated the words to me even though I had never heard them.
- The best thing about that text is that it translates the word ‘pop’ as ‘explosion sound.’
- Then I carefully opened the first envelope and extracted a piece of crinkled loose-leaf notebook paper, and had to smile at it as I began translating the misspelled words and tiny scribbles.
- In this sense, representation is the contemporary term that translates the Greek word mimesis, used by Plato and Aristotle to describe the making of likenesses.
- Its big guffaw moments include an old lady macing a couple of cops and a sign language interpreter translating four-letter words.
- Where possible without contortion, I have used gender-free language in translating these terms.
- On following the English text, I realised that the translator had translated word for word because she did not fully understand.
- I always find myself translating the words in my head.
- In my speech I translated the words as they were, very literally.
- The Russian interpreter appeared to be having difficulty translating his master's words.
1.2(convert)to translate sth into sth
- translated into centigrade this is 42 degrees — (expresado) en grados centígrados son 42 grados
- to translate ideas into action — llevar ideas a la práctica
- this will be translated into economies of several thousand dollars — esto se traducirá en ahorros de varios miles de dólares
- the director translates medieval France into 1920s Chicago — el director traslada la francia medieval al Chicago de los años veinte
- As the report states, ‘the difficulty we face is in translating our intentions into concrete action.’
- It is about translating their dreams into abilities.
- I wondered if it would be possible to translate those elements into a time-based medium such as video.
- British designers often have trouble translating their originality into sales.
- This sequence will have a real bearing on the tone of the rest of the season, and the importance of translating excuses into results cannot be overestimated.
- Not only is he one of the best preachers in the world, he has the ability to translate his message into other mediums, including books, music, and drama.
- However, translating promises into actionable agenda will require a vision, a road map and lot of innovations.
- I enjoy the process of translating thoughts into visuals.
- But translating ideals into tangible policies and alternatives have not been easy.
- Some powerful music corporations have tried to outlaw MP3, to block hardware that uses it, shut down websites that utilise it, and to legislate against translating other formats into it.
- The second part happens in the artist's hands, as the idea is translated into a specific medium that other people can appreciate.
- But translating percentages into numbers for the purpose of evaluating their impact on politics makes the importance of these numbers real.
- You try to think how much fabric you will need, translating shapes into metres, or in my case, yards which I then convert to metric.
- But we haven't always been good at keeping our scientists here and translating their work into jobs and prosperity for Britain.
- After months of nitpicking of this kind some movement towards translating words into deeds has at last taken place.
- We have the following conversation which I shall translate into the dialect for verisimilitude.
- It is to this important phase of translating concepts into measures that we now turn.
- With music, the song undergoes a recontextualization, remaining in the same medium, with the artists translating the material into a particular style.
- What dance intends to communicate seems impossible to translate into a casual conversation.
- You're highly proficient at translating words into numbers.
- The line may be also translated by dragging it anywhere away from the points.
- To calculate shape coordinates, the 23 triangles were translated, rotated, and rescaled relative to the baseline.
- He was made bishop of Dunkeld in 1544 and three years later, after the murder of Cardinal Beaton, was translated to the archbishopric of St Andrews and primacy.
- The relics and ex voto gifts accumulated since the ninth century when the relics were translated from the administrative town of Agen are now stored in a nearby building.
- Relics were increasingly translated, or transported into, churches from sites of martyrdom, and as the basis for Christian burial ad sanctos.
- His relics were translated c. 849, to Dunkeld in Pictland, and to Kells.
- Edward was buried without due honour at Wareham, though his body was later translated to Shaftesbury.
1Linguistics(person) traducir(word) traducirsethe word translates as 'love' in English — esta palabra se traduce por 'love' en inglés
- the poem doesn't translate well into French — el poema pierde mucho al ser traducido al francés
2(convert)to translate into sth — traducirse en algo
- this translated into large fuel savings — esto se tradujo en un gran ahorro de combustible
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