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(capable of operating)it's in perfect working order — funciona perfectamente
1.2(suitable for working with)(hypothesis) de trabajoI have a working knowledge of Russian — sé ruso como para defenderme
- to have a working majority — tener una mayoría suficiente
- They cover terms that provide the beginnings of a viable working vocabulary for describing meter.
- Women in rural areas must be able to have a basic working knowledge of what is in the Domestic Violence Act.
- It was sheer luck that, by the time he was an adult, he had a working knowledge of some of the finest food in the world.
- Can we establish a working theory to explain these exceptions, and what consequences might this have?
- Postgraduate study and a working knowledge of the latest industry advances are key.
- To endow it with some interest, we need to break it down into a set of working theories which we then apply to different domains of fact.
- Read on to gain a working knowledge of the tremendous range of mowers available today.
- I'm going to use that as my working definition of gumption from now on.
- It has a working title and even that's more than I've managed to create in ages.
- He still must gain a working knowledge of a sophisticated offense before he becomes a threat.
- This, of course, is all debatable as well, but it at least seems like a working hypothesis.
- No one knows for sure, but there is a working theory currently making the rounds.
- He has a working knowledge of French, but for some reason does not get on well with the French boys.
- The working definition of insomnia is a persistent difficulty in initiating and maintaining sleep.
- The working title for the conversion is the Skerryvore Project.
- Although anyone with a working knowledge of PCs can set up their own back up system relatively simply, not everyone knows how.
- Computer skills are essential, as is a working knowledge of control systems.
- Take the case of accepting something as a working hypothesis or for the sake of argument.
- On the basis of the results a working hypothesis has been developed which is summarized in Fig.7.
- I wrote an original screenplay for a film which has the working title Personal Honour.
- And as a way of indicating the process by which she acquired a working knowledge of the city around her, it rings untrue.
- So we must accept a working definition at some point, and go with it, flaws and all.
- In conducting the search, we had to develop a working definition of each term.
- He had a working knowledge of five languages and was fluent in four.
- Is there a working definition that people have agreed on in order to facilitate discussion?
- And of course a working knowledge of the properties of metals could easily lend itself to deception and fraud.
- The maths game, which has the working title Pirate's Star, is being devised by software developers at Abertay.
- I'm definitely going to have to take some time to formulate a working theory in my own mind.
- But a working knowledge of English is not necessary for daily life in Greenland.
- Power and Stone - the working title of the book - will be published next May.
- But not all of you will require a working knowledge of English grammar to get by in life.
- A working knowledge of basic mathematical concepts is essential in modern life.
- All you need to bring with you is a working knowledge of the language in which you intend to write, a pad and a pencil.
- Then, each interviewee was asked how the working definition compares with his or her own.
- Now that we have a working definition of money, we can now move on to defining what the supply of it is in a given economy.
- After helping him on a few houses, I gained a working knowledge of the proper use of fittings.
- But here, as with other mental states, we need a working definition to clarify what we are looking for.
1.3working assets / capital — activo circulante / de trabajo masculine
2.1(mother/parent) que trabaja(dog/horse) de labor(dog/horse) de trabajoworking population — población activa feminine
- of working age — en edad de trabajar
- it's still a working farm — sigue funcionando como granja
- A large section of the working population already have ID as a condition of their employment.
- He said the dogs were treated as working dogs rather than as pets but were still loved by their handlers.
- The dog, described as a white collie, is a working dog and has never been missing for this long without returning.
- When are we going to get something done about this pampered section of the working population?
- Many graziers in the Far West of New South Wales rely on working dogs to help round up goats.
- Her stories are told without censure, and with sympathy for both children and parents, especially working mothers.
- The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association says it is cruel to keep the working dog locked up for eight hours each day.
- This affects, directly or indirectly, more than half the working population of this country.
- Perhaps one-third of the land under crop was taken up by oats grown to feed a farm's own working horses.
- It is nearer one tenth of the population or one fifth of the working population.
- Only another working mother can fully realize what my life has become.
- So why do we not demand more of these productivity gains back in practical support for working mothers and fathers?
- The failure of schools to offer working mothers more flexibility, she believes, remains the major stumbling block.
- In future docking will only be allowed for working dogs whose tails could otherwise become painfully damaged.
- As a working dog, this breed is always happiest when it is given a job to do.
- There is work around livestock that simply can't be done without a real working dog.
- In summary, it appears that stomach ulcers are a common finding in foals and working horses.
- The 1980s and 1990s were decades of progress for western career women and working mothers.
- Scotland is facing a serious future skills gap with an ageing and shrinking working population, according to a new study.
- During the time that the baits were out, our three yard and working dogs were on the chain.
- Most of the working women are employed as seamstresses in the dressmaking industry.
- Despite this, many working mothers encounter few problems and have supportive employers.
- There is a myth that the animals get fat and lazy and that working dogs no longer work but none of that is the case.
- Ms Lloyd said cacti could injure livestock and working dogs and contaminate wool.
- Over half the women who are employed in most urban areas are working mothers.
- It was also a chance for city dwellers to take a closer look at ferrets, birds of prey and working dogs.
- Where is this compassionate Government that cares for the working person and the employee?
- Moreover these old industries now employ only a tiny fraction of the working population.
- They are bred for hunting and are designed to be working dogs.
- They thus contributed to the further political disorientation of the working population.
- So therefore there is no reason they cant be pets rather than working dogs.
- A third of the working population in the Western Isles were employed by the local authority.
- He was also a renowned and skilful dog trainer and was never without a good working dog.
- Personal pensions were set up because the working population has become more mobile.
- Hunt supporters from the region will be taking dozens of working dogs to protest against the ban outside Parliament.
- It is not uncommon for nursing working mothers to make a lunchtime dash for a car, plug into the cigarette lighter and pump away in the parking lot.
- That includes trying to increase the working population in Scotland.
- Some working dogs go to the armed forces or the police, as German Shepherds are one of the largest groups in the home.
- A horse could live on hay and grass alone, but eating time and bulk both had to be reduced for a working horse.
- Again looking back in history, the Celts were good farmers and set great store by their working dogs.
2.2(hours/conditions) de trabajoworking breakfast — desayuno de trabajo masculine
- plural working clothes — ropa de trabajo
- all my working life — toda mi vida activa / laboral
- the new technology will affect all areas of working life — la nueva tecnología va a afectar todas las áreas laborales
- we have a good working relationship — trabajamos muy bien juntos
- working vacation / holiday — vacaciones en las que se realiza algún trabajo
- It has produced unfriendly working conditions for people with families.
- Employees are often forced to work a seven-day week and complain of low wages and poor working conditions.
- He was a well-known advocate for better working conditions and higher pay for Cambodian workers.
- Now if you want to be totally stupid about it that could work out at almost a year in the working life of an employee.
- Notwithstanding the difficult working conditions, a major inroad was made.
- Other outstanding issues include working conditions and workplace safety.
- If hired as a runner, always, always get a signed contract with your working terms and conditions.
- Therefore we shall be in a position to offer attractive wages and suitable working conditions.
- Full employment through shorter working hours at worker co-ops was the ideal.
- These passes provide pensioners, many of whom have worked hard all their working lives and paid taxes, with free travel.
- Flexible working rules allow an employee to look after a child up to the age of six.
- In May, workers walked off the job to protest unsafe working conditions.
- I'm also prepared to stand up and be counted though, if I feel strongly about issues that affect my working conditions.
- The Smiths have cook-ins during the weekends to make meals for the working week using fresh produce.
- Although unemployment is still rising, this is only because job creation is not keeping pace with the population of working age.
- To reserve a place on the small business wirefree working seminar call 0208 232 7229.
- Does an employee have a duty not to bad-mouth their employer out of working hours?
- The Victorian Building Workers campaign for a shorter working week was also discussed at length.
- Another 200,000 died from hunger, disease, and inhumane working conditions.
- Mick woke up, got washed and shaved and put his working clothes on thinking it was 7.30 am Monday morning.
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