In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cambio de sitio)el traslado de víveres a la isla se efectuará en avión — supplies are to be taken to the island by air
- el traslado del cuadro se llevó a cabo en medio de grandes medidas de seguridad — the picture was moved amid strict security
- gastos de traslado — relocation expenses
- se ordenó su traslado a una prisión de alta seguridad — they ordered him to be transferred to / they ordered his transferral to a maximum security prison
- mañana tendrá lugar el traslado de sus restos mortales al Cementerio Central — the funeral will take place tomorrow at the Central Cemetery
2(cambio de destino)transferha pedido el traslado a Chiclayo/a la casa central — she has asked for a transfer to Chiclayo/to (the) head office
(de una actuación judicial)notification (of pleading)
(de un documento)copy
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