In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(accomplish)lograrthe meeting didn't achieve much — no se logró demasiado en la reunión
- to achieve the impossible — lograr / conseguir lo imposible
- her teachers told her she would never achieve anything — sus profesores le dijeron que nunca llegaría a nada
- you have achieved a remarkable feat — has hecho una verdadera hazaña
- In most cases, as long as the worker achieves set targets, they will be left to their own devices.
- O'Neill has told his players that pretty football must be secondary to achieving the right result.
- The left wing of the attack achieved its objectives but the right wing failed completely.
- We are achieving significant results in reducing crime and the fear of crime.
- He is a progressive and modern farmer who achieves excellent results.
- It seems only ill health or a sudden lack of desire can stop him achieving his goal.
- As a result, achieving any change in society is always an uphill and often thankless task.
- The report also said that the pupils had made good progress to achieve the test results.
- Such power can be put to use for achieving mundane objectives or spiritual advancement.
- Why have the most expensive professionals in the game achieved such paltry results?
- Either way achieves the objective of inserting a non-stick barrier between the laminate and the release paper.
- Sometimes the very act of trying to censor what reaches the public domain can backfire and achieves the reverse result to the one intended.
- He cannot be expected to achieve results by dint of enthusiasm and fresh ideas alone.
- One of the ways the law aims to achieve these consequences is by banning certain actions.
- The episode achieves its emotional effect without sentimentality and with intellectual integrity.
- In the Unland sculptures it is the unexpected combination of wood, thread and hair that achieves this effect.
- It's also important to have a strategy from the outset if you are to achieve your objective.
- I intend to do everything within my power to make sure that we achieve these objectives.
- It's simple, it's to the point, there's a lightness of feel to it, and it achieves results.
- Progress in achieving the objectives varied in line with fluctuations in the world economic cycle.
2(attain)(victory/improvement/success) conseguir(victory/success/improvement) obtener(object/aim) lograr(aim/object) conseguir(aim/object) alcanzar(ambition) hacer realidadwhat do you hope to achieve by that? — ¿qué esperas conseguir / lograr con eso?
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