In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(have effect on)(person/region/traffic) afectar athese decisions affect all of us — estas decisiones nos afectan a todos
- your pension will not be affected — su pensión no se verá afectada
- In this way, the tank fulfills both the physical and the psychological effects needed to affect the enemy's will to fight.
- Eventually, our ordinary people will be affected with adverse effects on our still fragile economy.
- I needed a place to fully explore cultural differences that affected me as a therapist.
- The effects of the hunger affected each of their kind differently.
- Towns said the new rule would not affect how his team conducted its attacking or defensive penalty-corners.
- Personal mission statements can drive us and affect how we conduct daily journalism.
- Research from the United States suggests that the neighbourhood you live in can affect how well your children perform at school.
- The murder rates of the U.S. and U.K. are also affected by differences in the way each counts homicides.
- Since then, science, health, medicine and technology - and how they affect how we all live - have become central themes on the programme.
- A variety of factors can affect how much you pay for insurance, such as where you live, the age and health of your animal and the level of cover you require.
- These flow-rate differences affect the glaciers' surface topography.
- The city has been affected by after effects of the quake, with over 200 casualties reported by police and hospital sources.
- The demand has also been affected because of the effects of the energy crisis in the year 1973.
- It is possible that the difference in setting could affect the way personal topics impact on participation rates.
- Apart from the physical effects, he admits his mental health has also been affected.
- This is beginning to affect how the law determines which of these relationships should be given legal recognition.
- Battlefield effects on soldiers affected everyone - veterans and young soldiers alike.
- Sheila said the pub would continue fundraising but this year's effort had been affected by the effect of the scam.
- Differences in environment or health status may affect how people respond to subjective assessments.
- It is not just the physical effect of rain that affects us all, it is the gloom that goes with it.
2(attack)(nervous system/organ) comprometer(nervous system/organ) afectar a(nervous system/organ) interesar formal
3formal(move, touch)afectar awe were all much affected by her death — su muerte nos afectó a todos
- But these are the stories that affected me, that moved me, that stayed with me.
- Despite admitting to affairs in his rock-star years, he remains terribly affected by her death.
- When I saw the documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11," I was really affected by it.
- I was really affected and touched by the sound of her voice, which differed from any conventional idea of a beautiful voice.
- Salinger's book has powerfully affected, and still affects, so many generations of readers.
- I do not remember the last time I was so viscerally affected by a literary account of another person's experience.
- Alison, who is visibly affected by the reappearance of her old lover, at first tries to avoid him.
1(pretend to feel)(sorrow/indifference/interest) afectar(accent/mannerism) afectar(accent/mannerism) adoptarto affect to + inf — fingir + inf
- she affected not to hear my remarks — fingió no oír lo que decía
- Her haughty tone affected the third voice, giving him the impression that she was annoyed.
- He wasn't accepted, even when he affected an accent.
- Sometimes you become very aware that you're watching an actor affecting crazy mannerisms in a crazy movie.
- One can affect unawareness, feign indifference or summon up some other defense against such entreaties.
- Rosalinda, who was also invited to the party, arrives there, affecting the airs of a Hungarian countess.
- The boy then sat on top of the pillow, affecting an air of supreme indifference.
- He has enough shirt buttons undone to wear a medallion, but instead affects a necklace.
- Although the author affects befuddlement, his book demonstrates an unfaltering sense of self.
- These affect an air of tired superiority in a world of unoriginal humorists.
- But he has always affected a public air of unconcern whenever the subject comes up.
2(by preference)she affected a beret — le gustaba usar boina
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