In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formal(move out of)(building) desocupar(building) desalojar(seat/hotel room) dejar libre(post/job) abandonar(post/job) dejarto vacate the premises — desocupar / desalojar el local
- Most of the U.S. manufacturer's 270-strong workforce have vacated the site, which has now been ‘completely gutted’.
- I'd like to press on right now, as we have to vacate the room at noon tomorrow.
- He should vacate the room not later than 12 o'clock noon.
- I hobble theatrically over to the waiting area, where a women immediately vacates her seat for me.
- The Scottish Arts Council has asked the Executive for permission to increase the salary for its recently vacated top post.
- She will vacate the position in May.
- They had a mutual understanding that Jackson would have a minimal role in the campaign and would vacate this position shortly after the election.
- She quits her job and vacates her apartment.
- Work will commence as soon as arrangements can be made to vacate the premises.
- She has vacated her office as head of the Presidential Management Staff.
- As talented executives and managers graduate to larger leadership roles, they vacate positions that need to be filled by equally gifted people.
- Josie and Peter have only just vacated the room and Josie still had a key.
- Today, the president announced his choice to fill another Cabinet post recently vacated.
- That figure does not include the cost of filling positions that have been vacated by members of the National Guard.
- The churches recently vacated the land to make way for the proposed developments.
- On Tuesday, he became the sixth head coach to vacate his post.
- Hawkers must be given 48-hours notice to vacate their site before any action is taken against them.
- The out-patient department is moving into a bigger area, using a former ward recently vacated by another team.
- Whenever a tenant vacates a flat, the rent is increased for the next tenant.
- Within this context, it is difficult to summon up sympathy for any of the men who have been asked to vacate their positions.
- As tables were vacated they were quickly cleared.
- He said many buildings in Dublin due to be vacated will still be occupied by staff who do not want to move.
- The 47-year-old vacated the same position at Aberdeen last weekend after almost three years in the job.
- In previous years they'd vacated the area by the middle of July.
- The move followed several months of rumours and speculations on who was going to fill the position vacated by the former executive director.
- She replaces Suzanne Weedman, who vacated the position in September 2002.
- Some villages appeared to have been recently vacated, their neatly tended walled compounds of round mud huts and peaked thatched roofs empty of people and animals.
- When the tenants vacated it, there was no interest from prospective tenants.
- For only the sixth time in the past century, a two-term president will vacate the position.
- In August, all 18 tenants were given 60 days notice to vacate the building.
- We were also asked to vacate our table as soon as we had paid the bill.
- As it was quiz night, we decided to vacate our table and eat in the dining room, which like the bar is stuffed with interesting objects and bric-a-brac - all of which is for sale.
- I am staying in a flat recently vacated by students and when I arrived it was full of cleaners as the letting agents had just discovered what a mess they'd left it in.
- Formerly an administrator for the Mid-Atlantic region, McCabe replaces Peter Robinson, who vacated the position in August.
- They were required to vacate their offices and return all university property in their possession.
- Women who had stayed at home took jobs vacated by men serving in the armed forces.
- He replaces Dr. Milton Friend, who vacated the position in January 2002.
- The Community Beat Officer post recently vacated will also be filled shortly.
- All these things force her to vacate her position until she has been vindicated.
- Thirty-two of the posts had been vacated by retirements, promotions and departures, and only eight were new.
(annul)(judgment/ruling) anular(contract) anular(contract) rescindir
- On 4th March 1998 the trial date was vacated at the defence's request.
- In view of the errors in law so found, the appeal will be allowed and the conviction and sentence will be vacated.
- I confirm that upon payment of the required amount the Board will vacate its charge.
- If this is acceptable, we will of course vacate the hearing on 5th July.
- A motion is now pending to vacate the certificate of pending litigation.
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