In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to aspire to sth/+ inf — aspirar a algo/+ inf
- a people that aspires to nationhood — un pueblo que aspira a ser nación
- For those families who aspired to a nice car, a comfortable house, and private schools for their children, the new government promised economic and political tranquility.
- The article is inspiring and it is to be hoped that we all aspire to live our lives in this way.
- These days artists aspire to come up with an idea for something new to put on an arts grant application.
- The two loved movies and aspired to be filmmakers.
- For dancers aspiring to join the troupe, the audition, which is videotaped, generally consists of two parts: dance class and improvisation.
- A street kid who was once sent to a reformatory, he aspired to be a boxer, enlisted in the navy, and did jail time for a minor robbery.
- It stirs us to strive for the goal, achieve the target and aspire to something beyond our comfort zone.
- You can always aspire to the mediocre and attain less, or you can aspire to the great and hope that you get somewhere close.
- We cannot eliminate all risk, and we should not aspire to do so.
- It is the story of four African American girls who aspire to be recording artists.
- Most directors aspire to filmmaking; the money is better and cinema tends to place directors on a pedestal.
- We need to ask ourselves, what kind of success do we aspire to achieve and at what cost?
- I was talking about people who aspire to have their ideas influence the public debate.
- They are generally educated abroad but aspire to return home, not settle there permanently.
- What counts most is what each individual can aspire to achieve with technology and the results they deliver.
- After all, who doesn't want their precious daughter to aspire to such heights?
- If you want to aspire to any sort of academic achievement you need to be able to express yourself clearly.
- Certainly from my point of view, I admire their success and aspire to be part of an organisation that could achieve that as well.
- What's more, many blogs aspire to be much more than online diaries.
- You must mark out your territory as an artist, so that others learn to envy you and aspire to what you are doing.
2aspiring present participlethey're all aspiring artists — todos aspiran a ser reconocidos como artistas
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