In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(direction/pressure) hacia abajo(movement/spiral) descendenteFinanzas (tendency) a la bajathe downward slide of the pound — el descenso de la libra
- a downward path — un camino en bajada / cuesta abajo
- The only debate can be about precisely when that downward slide began.
- After all there is an intense competition, creating a downward spiral leading to unviable rates?
- Manufacturing industries accounted for the lion's share of the downward revision to profits.
- They are changes that must happen when oil supplies start their inevitable downward slide.
- "Companies with good corporate structures in place are much more likely to avert sharp downward movements in earnings.
- The number of people smoking has been falling for a decade, but the downward trend appears to have stopped.
- In addition, logistics inefficiency increases transaction costs that in turn put more downward pressure on competitiveness.
- When people get in a downward spiral, they have difficulty breaking that pattern.
- He said construction inflation was on a downward trend and prices for tenders were coming down steadily.
- New figures to be published this week are expected to confirm the downward trend in house price inflation.
- The question is, will the downward trend continue and are falling rental incomes a nationwide epidemic?
- The next three-year strategy would aim to get crime back on a downward trend.
- All the so-called triumphs of efficient production are simply attempts to slow down the pace of the downward curve.
- This has proven to be a vicious downward spiral leading to the destruction of all past gains won in decades of struggle.
- Although the profits are still smaller than the accumulated losses, at least the downward curve has been reversed.
- His large, painted mouth retained its huge downward curve.
- One thing is beyond doubt: his earnings are now on a downward curve.
- It was his intention to continue this downward trend in the future.
- They seem to envisage an irreversible downward spiral leading to the depopulation of Australia.
- Which will put more downward pressure on the dollar.
1(slope/roll/curve) hacia abajoface downward — boca abajo
- he revised his estimate downward — revisó su presupuesto a la baja
- Rub a little oil over the body and progress downwards towards the feet.
- By contrast, the trends for indicators of disabling asthma turned downwards in 1989.
- It is generally longer than it is wide and its floor slopes downwards towards a junction either with another valley or a plain.
- She finally rounded a corner and noticed that the path this time seemed to slope downwards.
- Rather than following the classic coral slope downwards, I head for the shallows.
- We had gone barely a hundred yards when a few snowflakes began to drift downwards.
- Our expectations had been managed downward for more than a year.
- The talonid basin lacks rugosity and slopes gently downward towards the ectolophid.
- One thing about walking around a lot with a small child is that your eyes are always looking downwards towards the pavement.
- Nearly all beach sands have distinctive stratification that dips downward toward the water.
- This plateau slopes downward to the north until it reaches the sea.
- He said other factories are just chalking the price downwards at every opportunity.
- Clasping his hands together, he took a deep breath to lengthen his spine and looked gently downward toward the plush, carpeted floor.
- Steve's eyes slant slightly downward, a sign of kindness.
- I shall only sell if they head downwards towards my break-even point.
- I cast my gaze downwards towards the floor then looked back up at his hazel eyes.
- The bridge sloped downwards halfway across, until it was level with the other side.
- They plunged downward towards a huddle of shanties on the edge of a huge city.
- She smiles slightly, looking downward at the floor and notices the blue box in Jason's hands.
- The net internal effect will ultimately drive the cost of the brand up and drive quality levels downwards.
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