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20:45 Sep 8, 2006
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Names (personal, company) / protocol
Spanish term or phrase:addressing foreign dignitaries
This is a spoken address before a presentation.
Señor Presidente de (pais), (name),
Señora (name of president's wife),
Señor Secretario de Turismo, (name),
Sr. Embajador, (name)
Explanation: Señor Presidente de (pais), (name) = President X of [country]
Señora (name of president's wife) = First Lady X
Señor Secretario de Turismo, (name) = Secretary of Tourism [name]
Sr. Embajador, (name) Ambassador [name]
Since all of the dignitaries are presumably from the same country, the name of the country would not have to be repeated after the introduction of the president.
Robert Forstag United States Local time: 20:18 Native speaker of: English