In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fate)condenarthe project was doomed from the start — el proyecto estaba condenado al fracaso desde el principio
- Some of us avoid that painful process by diving straight into a new relationship, dooming ourselves to an endlessly repeating pattern of failure, while others remain shattered by the experience for years to come.
- It inevitably dooms itself to calamities that must strike it dead.
- They're firmly locked into delusion, and are doomed to live there forever.
- If we don't allow any quality commercial development then the town is doomed to a mediocre fate.
- To start a project and then determine you or your staff is not able to commit the time needed will doom your project to sure failure.
- Otherwise he will be forever doomed to be the victim of his own erudition.
- Alas, the reader - sophisticated or otherwise - is doomed to disappointment.
- Failing to recognize the dark side of humanity dooms us to repeat those failings.
- When I was doomed to live in despair, he saved me!
- He was going only out of a sense of obligation to an already doomed relationship.
- The workers held out for three days, but they were doomed to defeat.
- Is the field of canine cognition doomed forever to repeat this seemingly endless dispute?
- Looking for a history that isn't there, these hand-wringing malcontents are doomed to disappointment.
- If you go by what the experts and data crunchers say, the worker bees of the world are dooming the civilized, unhurried meal to an untimely death.
- To ignore the current situation would certainly doom the denomination to an untimely death.
- Is my slothful old age doomed to gloomy obscurity?
- All we all doomed to repeat the same mistakes as our mothers?
- Maybe it was always doomed to be a lost cause.
- Most of these duplicated segments are doomed to oblivion, because any proteins their genes produce are redundant.
- Perhaps the promoter may have been able to do something, but the truth is, it's the lack of venues that are dooming our live acts to cancelling and moving to venues that half the audience can't enter.
2doomed past p(man) condenado(man) sentenciado(enterprise) condenado al fracasodoomed to die/fail — predestinado / condenado a morir/fracasar
- doomed to oblivion/failure — predestinado / condenado al olvido/fracaso
- Querulousness, arrogance and an erratic streak alienated even his closest supporters, dooming his place in history.
- But the project was doomed from the very outset.
- Though the number of speakers declined again in the 1990s, there is nothing intrinsic in the nature of the language or its circumstances that dooms it.
- Their brief marriage was clearly doomed from the start by her parents' snobbish condescension.
- However, a star does not have to appear doomed for their death to increase or alter their value.
- The contact caused a small crack in the wing, allowing hot gas to seep in on re-entry, destroying the wing and dooming the crew.
- Illicit romance dooms the characters, bringing them closer to death and destruction than ever before and cementing their maturity - or lack thereof - permanently.
- But all we really see is that the couple was doomed from the get-go.
- But no, releasing this wasp out into the cold would doom it for sure, and I'm feeling too much cabin-fever kinship with her.
- From my vantage point, I quickly came to the conclusion that bad journalism was dooming the business of Internet content.
- Moreover, the way the authorities went about reform helped to doom their efforts.
- Failure to satisfy both components dooms the program.
- I am part of that menacing statistic that essentially dooms love from the very beginning.
- I realize that the relationship is inevitably doomed.
- What made it useful in an earlier world is dooming it in this one.
- I can tell you, some Republicans privately saying they think this dooms his potential presidential chances in 2008.
- Despite being financially doomed from the beginning, the promoters never let the party stop.
- With the constant drug-taking the marriage was doomed and it lasted just 14 months.
- If she said yes, she was cursed and doomed for eternity.
- Mike hardly ever looks at girls, and when he does, the relationship is doomed from the start.
1masculino sino literariofemenino muertethey knew they were going to their doom — sabían que la muerte los esperaba
- the earthquake sent many to their doom — muchos encontraron la muerte en el terremoto
- the day of doom — el día del Juicio Final
2(ruin)fatalidad femeninothe prophets of doom — los catastrofistas / agoreros
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