In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine trabajofeminine facturaan example of her workmanship — un ejemplo de (la calidad de) su trabajo
- a fine piece of workmanship — un trabajo esmerado
- it's just poor workmanship — no es más que falta de habilidad profesional
- a piece of fine workmanship — una pieza de excelente factura
- The hotel collapse was caused by poor workmanship and construction failure, he said Wednesday.
- The company is opening showrooms all over the world and the standard of workmanship here is second to none.
- People came from far and near to admire his workmanship and skill.
- If you had observed them, would you have felt that they were perhaps indicative of poor workmanship?
- The contractors who built the Workhouses were condemned for their poor workmanship and the using of cheap and bad material.
- Rogue traders rarely do this, making it virtually impossible for someone to take action for poor workmanship.
- A high standard of workmanship in fixtures and fittings is therefore an essential element in securing sales.
- Poor workmanship by the decoration team may still make a mess of your house even though you have paid for good materials.
- Jarvis said it was worried about the damage to its reputation from accidents allegedly caused by poor workmanship.
- He said the fire was caused by a faulty timer, and not poor workmanship.
- Correspondingly, workmanship and artistry of a high order also appears to be an inborn gift of the people here.
- The letter went on to say poor workmanship was not covered under the insurance policy.
- The clothes involve a high degree of workmanship, every single piece is stitched with a lot embroidery.
- Functional or ornamental, one could not deny their skill and workmanship.
- You are aware that due to the problems of poor workmanship on the electrical installation, this is not strictly correct.
- That story prompted a catalogue of complaints from disappointed new home buyers over delays and poor workmanship.
- A bond for a single phase of a development may not be enough to correct poor workmanship on three or four phases.
- However, with inexperienced crews and poor workmanship, the process usually took up to eight hours to complete.
- As mentioned earlier, a considerable amount of work needed to be stripped out and redone as a result of poor workmanship previously.
- The company was committed to providing quality cars and any evidence of poor workmanship would be fully investigated.
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