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(of person, animal, object)trato masculinethe treatment they received at the hands of the guards — el trato que recibieron de parte de los guardias
- what have I done to deserve such treatment? — ¿qué he hecho yo para merecer este trato / para que me traten de esta manera?
- her treatment of her children — la manera como trata a sus hijos
- he is given preferential treatment — se le da un trato preferente / preferencial
- the furniture has had some rough treatment — se les ha dado un muy mal trato a los muebles
- In line with international practice, Bulgaria and the US will have to agree also on equal treatment of employees.
- Without all those who demanded equal treatment of women, we would still be under the thumb of male dominance.
- These were no longer demands for equal treatment but for special benefits, based on the color of their skin.
- The moderator will make sure both leaders get equal treatment and equal time.
- Some of the rest of the bill deals with the treatment of passengers who are behaving badly.
- This made it difficult if not impossible to move in any other direction than towards ever more draconian treatment of prisoners.
- But the issue is more than just financial: it is also about equal treatment in the workplace.
- She said something to me about leaving the village because of their cruel treatment towards women.
- The latter doesn't imply justice at all: It does not advocate the equal treatment of people.
- The embarrassment of having a foreign head of state is compounded by our treatment as second-class subjects.
- We look to see whether they are dealt the same treatment.
- For me the ban, when implemented, will represent a step towards a more humane treatment of wild animals.
- So in 1953 he ran for president of the local union on a pledge of equal pay and equal treatment.
- They were allegedly subjected to inhuman treatment by the police for several days in custody.
- When dealing with his treatment of broadsides, it must be remembered that he has strong prejudices in this area.
- And all the while, new groups are coming out of the woodwork, demanding equal treatment by the government.
- Once an exception is made for the rule, others will be added for the sake of equal treatment.
- If perceived unfair treatment can be dealt with internally, litigation is avoided which is always better for both parties.
- Those customers get good treatment, with special deals and personal service.
- And here they are again, to be subjected to the same treatment from America.
1.2(of subject, idea)tratamiento masculineI resented her treatment of the issue — no me gustó el tratamiento que le dio al asunto
- his treatment of the human form — la manera como trata la figura humana
- this question deserves fuller treatment — este asunto merece ser tratado con mayor profundidad
- The volume is a thorough but ultimately formulaic treatment of a subject handled in several previous books.
- The increasing repression faced by homosexuals is a legitimate subject for artistic treatment.
- This is not a book for the history specialist, who may be mildly infuriated by the shallow treatment of pet subjects.
- Indeed, the choice and treatment of subject matter is sometimes paradoxical.
- One looks forward to a more detailed treatment of the subject.
- In this area he led the symbolic treatment of the subject.
- There is no doubt that the Holocaust has been nearly exhausted as a subject, but this treatment brings it alive.
- And their first individual exhibition is sure to be a hit, given their selection and treatment of subjects.
- In Poussin's later treatment of the same subject at the Washington National Gallery, the Cretans have learnt more sense.
- It was not merely that Lawrence's choice of subject and treatment was considered obscene.
- The comic treatment offsets the grim subject matter and the film won a well-deserved trio of Oscars.
- Any extended treatment of the subject of empire that does not give full weight to the fact that human beings do not want to be ruled by foreigners is worth very little.
- Whatever Forster's intentions, the judges were chiefly impressed by his treatment of the subject.
- His photographs of personalities are unique and distinctive in their treatment of the subjects.
- It is an informed and aesthetically pleasing treatment of this broad subject.
- There is of course no treatment, discussion or consideration in the guides themselves of overlap.
- My treatment of the subject in my address to the jury is to be found at pages 67 to 76 of the appeal book, your Honour.
- Timaeus did not restrict his treatment to Sicily but dealt with the whole west including Carthage.
- Death and Birth are subjects that demand serious treatment and both set the tone for the album.
- In this book review I will just note some points about Pennock's treatment of the subject.
2(of metal, fabric, waste)tratamiento masculineto get/give sb the (full) treatment
- I got the full treatment from him — se desvivió por atenderme
- she got the full treatment from the boss for her mistake — el jefe le dijo de todo por haberse equivocado
- those thugs certainly gave him the treatment — esos matones le dieron una buena paliza
- we were given the full treatment: luxury accommodation, champagne … — nos trataron a cuerpo de rey: alojamiento de lujo, champán …
3Medicinetratamiento masculineI'm having / undergoing medical treatment — estoy en / bajo tratamiento médico
- before noun treatment room — sala de curas
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