In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to encroach on / upon sth — invadir algo
- I don't wish to encroach on your time — no quisiera robarle tiempo
- Providing you are not encroaching on their space, they are pretty placid animals.
- Maybe she felt like we were encroaching upon her territory, who knows.
- The theory is that traditional bricks and mortar banks will suffer a loss of customers and revenues as internet banks encroach on their territory.
- It seemed to be the perfect place to sit and study people without encroaching on their personal space.
- I lean across the table, encroaching on his space.
- He felt like he had encroached on her personal territory enough for one day.
- Illegal shops and businesses are encroaching on public land and locals are fighting each other over customers.
- The maps also show us some areas that are still wild, but being rapidly encroached upon by human activities.
- If you went out the guest bedroom window you saw the forest that was slowly encroaching on our backyard.
- They rang up and more or less told us not to encroach on their territory.
- During times of increased rainfall, the sea exceeded its natural boundaries and encroached on land.
- Huge towers grew into the sky, as the countryside gradually encroached on the city outskirts.
- Right or wrong, I think the public perception is that these measures collectively encroach on American civil liberties.
- Maybe your cat is insecure, but maybe there really is another cat encroaching on his turf.
- Increased tourist flow may increase conflict with tigers and encroach on their habitat.
- Where people encroach on wolf habitat, road traffic accidents and shooting are increasing problems.
- Of course, the powerful have always encroached on the sovereignty of others.
- Personal media, in a variety of forms, will increasingly encroach on mass media.
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