In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be/become attuned to sth
- he's very well attuned to her way of thinking — está muy en sintonía con su manera de pensar
- her ear soon became attuned to these sounds — su oído pronto aprendió a reconocer estos sonidos
- By being attuned to individual students' personal goals, teachers can assist students who otherwise might give up.
- ‘Effective managers have to be attuned to what's going on in their departments, but they are not psychotherapists,’ states Kipper.
- Therefore, the most successful programs were those that were attuned to the future and flexible enough to respond quickly.
- Many editors understood that being more attuned to readers was an important responsibility.
- At the same time, he was equipped with a political antenna that was finely attuned to social discontent and class conflict.
- The 1930s thrillers seem more politically aware and attuned to their times.
- Health care practitioners who are not attuned to racial differences may not be aware of unique physical conditions as well.
- It was a natural growth for a vital composer who had her ears keenly attuned to new developments, and could selectively integrate what she wanted into her own personal idiom.
- Catholic health-care leaders themselves are attuned to the problems these developments pose.
- US politicians are attuned to petroleum's importance to their career prospects.
- A station that is attuned to your needs, concerns and kind of music.
- The Bochum Symphony Orchestra are attuned to these overtly romantic pieces and both soloists are also top class interpreters.
- We who are attuned to the cycles of Nature and the rhythms of the Earth often feel overwhelmed by the escalating environmental crises.
- Stenhammar's art seems far more attuned to the Swedish spirit.
- Emotions are also more vulnerable to manipulation by marketers, since they are attuned to respond to novelty, and visual stimulus.
- Early learning environments in which teachers are attuned to temperamental differences among children may help to provide a comprehensive basis for the development of skills important for learning.
- Much of Weaver's writing is devoted to the context in which food is grown and eaten, so he is particularly attuned to political contexts.
- Members were attuned to the political environment and sought what was politically possible.
- What he has delivered is a powerful and solid opera, beautifully attuned to the expectations of its audience, challenging but never going too far, involving and magical.
1to attune to sth — adaptarse a algo
- she quickly attuned to New York life — enseguida se adaptó a la vida neoyorquina
- She is much more attuned than I am to the technology.
- Intelligence tools, furthermore, must be attuned to geographic conditions.
- This means education systems and economic structures that are attuned to, and can adapt to, global technological innovations.
- For the mind is so attuned to the reception of facial signals that almost any combination of two dots and a dash will suffice.
- They draw us into another world, their world, to which we must attune and acclimatize ourselves.
- Said Jeff, ‘… I am pretty elderly myself and I do not feel a need for a firearm especially attuned to my aging condition.’
- This tells us that human beings are exquisitely attuned to interpreting and responding to social signals.
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