In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It is comparatively easy for a large company to add massive amounts of market value in absolute terms.
- The breaking stresses of stems are comparatively easy to measure empirically.
- Thus donations of blood will be comparatively easy to justify, but giving a kidney would be more problematic.
- Although reported crime had risen, it remained comparatively low and was well below the force average.
- The comparatively lower salaries mattered less because doctors enjoyed autonomy and esteem.
- Ten years ago we had both a comparatively low rate of tax and cost advantages.
- It is comparatively easy to write about deprivation - to record the pathos of living in misery.
- Well, in fact it was all uphill, but with the trickiest slope now in the bag, the rest of the hike was comparatively easy.
- It is not so easy to see why some other birds have become comparatively scarce.
- Violent crime, theft and fraud are down, while criminal damage is comparatively low.
- In contrast, acquiring a large horse pack train was fairly easy and comparatively cheap.
- One city becomes overdeveloped while the rest of the nation comparatively lies fallow.
- It considered that the threat to public policy was, comparatively speaking, only moderate.
- Some of these grounds are comparatively obvious and relatively non-controversial.
- The latest generation of drugs that are comparatively cheaper offer great promise.
- If this explanation was the true one, it became comparatively easy to suggest the cure.
- Targets for these had been comparatively low from the start, and even these were not reached.
- But our economy and our way of life both depend on comparatively unfettered road transport.
- This is tolerable as long as the level of that tax is comparatively low.
- It is comparatively easy for anyone to develop a marketing plan showing forecasts and budgets.
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