In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(well/canal) hacer más profundo(well/canal) hacer más hondo
- Local primary schools have issued an urgent cry for help as the schools crisis in the town deepens.
- His crisis of faith deepens and he even forbids prayer at the dinner table.
- In 1967 sterling was devalued against the dollar, but the monetary crisis deepened.
- As the crisis in the industry deepens, competition between airlines is becoming more cutthroat.
- But if the underlying economic realities go unaddressed, then the risk of crisis will deepen.
- The outright banning of newspapers now is an indication that the government's crisis is deepening further.
- It seems that Britain's upmarket retailers suffered most and will suffer further if the crisis deepens.
- Whatever decision the parliament takes, the political crisis is set to deepen.
- The enormous cost of war will aggravate the already deepening economic crisis.
- Beyond the plush-velvet-curtained windows, the darkness and the fog deepen, and a weeping drizzle of rain begins to fall.
- But the problems are only getting worse and the need for system change is increasing as the crisis deepens.
- I really don't know what we are going to do if the crisis keeps deepening.
- Violent strikes became common in the Po Valley from 1882 as the agricultural crisis deepened.
- Philip's gloom deepens when he finds a letter from Mr Plumb to his mother.
- Instead, the crisis rapidly deepened amidst ever greater distrust and recrimination.
- Indeed, as the ecological crisis deepens, this will surely become an ever more important issue.
- As the crisis deepened, some government projects were scaled back or cancelled.
- Joe, meanwhile, struggles to belong, and his mood swings, from docile to dangerous, increasing in intensity as his insecurity deepens.
- But as the marine conservation crisis in the oceans deepens we're running out of time.
- The reality of Federation and the world's deepening crisis together sharpened nationalism after 1901.
2.1(understanding/knowledge) profundizar en(understanding/knowledge) ahondar en(sympathy/concern) aumentar(friendship) estrechar
2.2(voice) hacer más grave
1(river/gorge/water) hacerse más hondo(water/gorge/river) hacerse más profundo
2.1(concern/sorrow/love) hacerse más profundo(love/concern/sorrow) aumentar(friendship) estrecharse(mystery/interest) crecer(interest/mystery) aumentar(crisis) acentuarse
2.2(voice) hacerse más profundo(voice) hacerse más grave
2.3(color) intensificarse(darkness) hacerse más profundo
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