In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(disorganized)(person) desorganizadoeverything's so unorganized in this office — en esta oficina todo está muy desorganizado / mal organizado
- That, and things were starting to get a little messy and unorganised - the 2 things that I despise most in many sites, yet I manage to allow my own web log to go the same path.
- The raffle - though somewhat unorganized because bar management forced the Shanghaiist crew upstairs at the last minute - made several prize winners very happy, some eerily so.
- Until recently, these rapidly growing tumours were considered unorganized or partly organized masses.
- They may well be truthful, but unclear in their own mind as to what message they are trying to convey and by speaking their unorganised or unstructured thoughts, they will help themselves to decide.
- We should be forcing students to cope with masses of hitherto unorganized data, many neglected yet valuable areas of their own experience or education, the full resources of the language they use, their system of values.
- Soccer suffers from both a lack of organized and unorganized availability to the youngest of athletes, and a complexity that makes it hard to appreciate without having played the sport.
- Boulding describes how this was largely due to Gandhi, who was responsible for the transition from informal and unorganized to formal and organized non-violence as a political strategy.
- Although it is a generalization, loose aggressive players typically maintain unorganized / sloppy stacks, while tight conservative players keep well organized/neat stacks.
- The one thing I know is all the time I spent playing games while growing up, organized and unorganized, did me nothing but good.
- The problem with organised public protests is that all too often they become unorganised and go out of control.
- Family housing has improved; most are satisfied with the children's education system and their recreation programs, both organized and unorganized.
- A novel of the happenings of war is an attempt to organize the unorganized, to give form and meaning to chaos.
- What about other kinds of organized and unorganized leisure time activities?
- It's an unorganized and a disorganized agency.
- That goes for unorganized, disorganized, and semi-pro religion, too.
- New Orleans resident Jordan Flaherty wrote that buses stopping in at refugee camps continue to be haphazard and unorganized.
- He's the sloppiest, most unorganized clutz that ever got hired at this bank.
- One searches in vain through the colonial period for evidence of Americans armed with guns rising to defend their liberties, whether in organized militia units or unorganized crowds.
- The relief efforts, though they look unorganised, seem to be taking care of their everyday, short term needs, though they still use the open spaces beyond the village for their toilet needs.
- And they will not be dealt with by pointless, unorganised and ill thought out demonstrations that no serve other purpose than to provide another irrelevant sound byte.
2(workers/labor) no sindicalizado Latin America(workers/labor) no sindicado Spain
- In New York, over 90% of restaurant workers are unorganized, and 67% are immigrants, many of them undocumented.
- The Federation has, for more than half a century, assumed the responsibility of speaking for all workers in the province - organized and unorganized.
- Overworked, underpaid, casual-contracted, yet unorganised women are the backbone of Sri Lanka's garment industry - a sector that is vital to the country's economy.
- There must be renewed emphasis on building real, grassroots organizations of committed citizens who can operate throughout the country, starting with a commitment to help unions organize the unorganized.
- If manufacturing is not organized, there will be nothing to stop the race to the bottom in wages, benefits and working conditions for all organized and unorganized workers in all industries.
- Hitherto unorganized groups of workers, including agricultural labourers and some women, were amongst the 500,000 members.
- Within a few years, the previously unorganized building workers of New York became one of the largest segments of the national union.
- Under conditions in which it will not defend even its own members, the AFL-CIO's pretense that it is building a movement to represent the unemployed and unorganized is absurd.
- It is the Party that may recognise and deal with the particular concerns of organised and unorganised labour.
- During his campaign, Miller suggested that under his leadership the UMW would be dedicated to organizing the unorganized, many of whom were surface miners, as well as working for good reclamation.
- It is, in fact, the only way to consistently mobilize and expand the activist layer of the unions as the major force in organizing the unorganized.
- Although labor is obviously better served when it is organized into trade unions to bargain with a unified voice, the bargaining between labor and capital goes on even if workers are unorganized.
- Unions campaigning for changes that benefit all workers - organized and unorganized - will demonstrate in a new way the value of unions to the broader population.
- The CSO was something new under the Los Angeles sun - a militant, smart organization devoted to mobilizing the hitherto unorganized Latino community.
- Little has been said to promote the benefits of a mega union for existing members and unorganised workers, beyond the platitudes of ‘bigger means stronger’ and ‘economies of scale’.
- This money would then have been spent on organising the unorganised.
- We also worked to get representation from the millions of workers in the unorganised sectors.
- That any serious effort to organize the unorganized would entail a direct and massive struggle against the moguls of American business and the government is underscored by an insightful comment in the July 27 issue of the Financial Times.
- The thing that we have got to remember is that there are seven million unorganised workers out there, and we only represent 25.7% of the total workforce.
- A lot of unions now have made that shift over the last five or so years and I think shifting resources to organise the unorganised is now pretty much mainstream opinion amongst union leaders.
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