In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(puesto)position formalpostdesempeña un cargo importante en la empresa — he has / holds an important position in the firm
- tiene un cargo de mucha responsabilidad — she has a very responsible job / post / position
- hoy toma posesión de su cargo — he takes up office today
2.1a cargo de algn
- los niños están a mi cargo — the children are in my care
- un concierto a cargo de la Orquesta Nacional — a concert performed by the National Orchestra
- el negocio quedó a su cargo — he was left in charge of the business
- dejé/puse las ventas a cargo de Luque — I left/put Luque in charge of sales
- tiene cuatro hijos a su cargo or (Colombia) a cargo — he has four children to support
- tiene a su cargo la división comercial — she is responsible for / in charge of the sales department
2.2al cargo de algo — in charge of sth
- quedó/lo pusieron al cargo del departamento — he was left/they put him in charge of the department
2.3correr a cargo de algn
- los gastos corren a cargo de la empresa — expenses will be paid / met by the company
- la organización del concierto corre a cargo de su ayudante — her assistant is responsible for organizing the concert
- el papel principal corre a cargo de Fernando Arias — the main part / the leading role is played by Fernando Arias
2.4hacerse cargo de algo — to take care of sth
- ¿podría hacerse cargo de nuestra sucursal en Panamá? — could you take charge of / head our branch in Panama?
- mi abuela se hizo cargo de mí — my grandmother took care of me
- me hago cargo de la gravedad de la situación — I am aware of the gravity of the situation
- es un problema difícil — sí, me hago cargo — it's a difficult problem — yes, I realize that / I am aware of that
3Businesschargesin cargo adicional — at no additional cost
- sin cargo — free of charge
- pidió unos cheques de viaje con cargo a su cuenta — she ordered some traveler's checks to be debited against / charged to her account
4Lawchargeniega todos los cargos que se le imputan — he denies all the charges against him
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