In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(number/amount/cost) disminuir(amount/number/cost) reducirse(enthusiasm) disminuir(enthusiasm) apagarsethe currency has diminished in value — la moneda ha disminuido de valor / se ha depreciado
- It should gradually diminish as the body returns to balance over a few months of treatment.
- The ability to do this is greatest in the very young and diminishes gradually with age.
- This election we expect the scale of traditional tactical voting to diminish.
- He notices that his scores are improving and his pain is diminishing or gone.
- The propensity for people enriched by capital gains to borrow and spend is gradually diminishing.
- Their respect for you gradually diminishes during the passing time it takes you figuring out their name.
- Chances are the pain will diminish as your musculature recovers.
- Her life became more and more squalid and her expectations diminished.
- The agrarian sector of the economy is gradually diminishing as the service sector assumes prominence.
- Consequently, as quotas increased over the decades in keeping with world economic growth, the role of the basic votes diminished gradually.
- I must say Amsterdam is a great place, but my life expectancy would spectacularly diminish if I stayed there.
- This relative dominance of the root over the shoot diminishes gradually as the plant grows.
- It certainly can't be a barrel of laughs watching your portfolio gradually diminish in value.
- Devotees claim that pain and disease diminish or disappear after just weeks of practice.
- The itching usually diminishes gradually and eventually stops after complete wound healing.
- With its coming it was expected that accidents on the route would diminish considerably.
- Now, the impact of the tax cuts is diminishing and interest rates are expected to go up.
- The baby had been getting bigger gradually and my morning sickness was diminishing.
- Many critics felt that the sense of likeness gained through the use of contemporary dress diminished gradually as time went by and fashions changed.
- My pain has diminished as a result of the hands-on instruction, group work and breathing and relaxation exercises that constitute the classes.
- So I am not diminishing what she achieved, your Honour.
- Limited conversation does in no way diminish the truth or reality of the contact.
- Hasn't technology increased labor's mobility and diminished the importance of physical proximity?
- But that doesn't diminish what he has accomplished here.
- Overall image fidelity in black and white was impressive, but the overall effect was diminished by the bright gray bars.
- Rather it was because he was forced to come off earlier in both these derbies after his problem diminished his ability to make an impression.
- Such smoothing over of differences, however, would have diminished the powerful sense of otherness that is such a valuable aspect of the book.
- But they diminish their own credibility with a lot of stories you cannot believe.
- But this fact substantially diminishes his otherwise potent political power as Commerce Committee chair.
- This lack of comprehensiveness in no way diminishes the valuable contribution made by this fine book.
- At Lynn the right of any member of the community to attend at least the more important assemblies was not diminished by the constitutional compromise of 1420.
- The wardens complained that the plan has effectively smeared them and diminished their status.
- The unintended results: ubiquitous recorded music playback significantly diminishes the singular impact of live music.
- However, most of these remixes are available elsewhere, which greatly diminishes the value of this collection.
- The injuries that he sustained in the crash had severely diminished his quality of life.
- My friends scoff at this, claiming that the importance of sex diminishes with age.
- But that in no way diminished the original accomplishment.
- You have in my estimate, dishonoured the high office you hold and diminished our democracy.
- But it is crucial it does not inadvertently cause problems that diminish its value.
- There are some very expensive items which can actually diminish your credibility.
2(amount/speed/importance) cada vez menorthe law of diminishing returns — la ley de los rendimientos decrecientes
1(size/cost) reducir(cost/size) disminuir(enthusiasm) disminuir(enthusiasm) apagar(hostility) aplacar
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