In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(indispensable)esencialthe essential thing — lo esencial
- to be essential to sth/sb — ser esencial / imprescindible para algo/algn
- it is essential for children to learn to share — es esencial que los niños aprendan a compartir
- she's become essential to me — se me ha hecho imprescindible
- [ S ]previous experience essential — imprescindible tener experiencia previa
- it's essential reading — es de lectura obligada
- And that is precisely what makes this book absolutely essential reading.
- In this fast-changing technological world, knowledge of computer operations has become absolutely essential.
- As tickets are limited early booking is essential to avoid disappointment.
- The free market is absolutely essential to a healthy stable society.
- It is absolutely essential that the surfaces to be coated are extremely clean since the slightest contamination can ruin the end result.
- It is absolutely essential that the scheme is maintained.
- It's absolutely essential that eight weeks from today, on November 2nd, we make the right choice.
- But campaigners say the practice has added to the pressure on corner shops who rely on customers buying their essentials.
- Prime farm land must be conserved for agriculture and should not be allowed to be diverted to non-farm uses, unless absolutely essential.
- Yes, I think that it's absolutely essential that we do something like that.
- Iron is an essential nutrient for the survival and growth of virtually all bacteria.
- And I think a name change is absolutely essential.
- It is absolutely essential for us to recognize the importance of continuing to invest in public higher education.
- But they lack one essential ingredient for success - money.
- A free press is one of the most essential components of a democratic society.
- This will be absolutely essential if we want to avoid putting millions of additional hectares of land under the plough to feed a growing population.
- Voicing your concerns is absolutely essential.
- The independence of the judiciary is essential to the proper functioning of our society.
- They understood that cooperation was essential to survival.
- ‘It is absolutely essential to give all Canadians the chance to make the most of their abilities,’ she said.
- Such is the level of suspicion and mistrust in politics nowadays that a rigorous audit is absolutely essential if public confidence is to be maintained in the political process.
- Computer skills are essential for success in today's business environment.
2(fundamental)(quality/difference) esencial(quality/difference) fundamental
- We are material beings and our sexuality is an essential part of our nature.
- The compensation claims have prompted a curious debate about what, exactly, is the essential nature of the punishment involved in imprisonment.
- The love of beauty is an essential part of human nature.
- Such arguments blur, at the very least, the essential nature of democratic societies.
- I don't expect cats to be free of the wild instinct that's an essential part of their nature.
- This would seem to be a clever way of catching wrong-doers, exploiting the criminal class's essential dishonesty and grasping nature.
- But, that is the essential nature of the intelligence business.
- The film is about a good guy going bad and depicts the essential duality of human nature that oscillates between good and evil.
- The book has at least one essential flaw.
- We want to preserve the essential nature of the town by promoting and supporting traders in meeting changing economic conditions.
- There is nothing in the essential nature of the priesthood which says that priests must live the lifestyle which is imposed on them.
- He focused on the family today and the need to promote its essential nature.
- But its essential nature remained unchanged: it was dumb hardware.
- There is no shortage of ideas about the essential nature of the human species and the basic adaptations of our kind.
- No matter how far they run, the characters can never escape their essential natures.
- The proposed church is compatible with the essential character of the surrounding area.
- He has captured Macbeth's essential weakness of character in his slow descent into paranoia and depression.
- People talk about male and female, but what is the essential difference between the two?
1(sth indispensable)imperativo masculinoelemento esencial masculinoshe brought only the bare essentials — trajo solo lo imprescindible
- one of the essentials in this job is patience — la paciencia es uno de los requisitos imprescindibles para este trabajo
- The logic is that if an area is improved as a fishing resource there will also be benefits for the fish as a healthy aquatic environment is an essential for a healthy fish population.
- Drinking plenty of water is one of the most overlooked essentials of a bodybuilding diet.
- And I drink lots of water and milk, so it's not like I'm lacking vitamins and essentials.
- Mandy organised her handbag with the essentials such as her phone and purse and, with one last look in the mirror for Kathy, left the room.
- Lack of access to these essentials is generally referred to as living in extreme or abject poverty.
- A car is an essential if you want to do Sicily properly, but it is impossible to see the whole island in a week unless you are on a touring holiday, since tortuous mountain roads make for slow driving.
- Cleanliness, punctuality, order and method are essentials in the character of a good housekeeper.
- And, after all, you may only be able to make that one trip of a lifetime so don't cut corners by trying to save on the essentials.
- People have been buying essentials in anticipation of imminent cuts in electricity and water supplies.
- Fuel, in the form of food, is one of the three essentials that your body needs to stay alive.
- We specialise in supplying all the holiday essentials you need for your holiday, trips and travel.
- In about two weeks, we packed just the bare essentials and left our home forever.
- Reports that well-planned vegetarian diets are deficient in essentials are false.
- She bought a few essentials and some sweets for the children.
- Hidden under the wrap is a free hanging zippered pocket to carry life's essentials.
- A mundane but increasingly important detail to note is that this home comes with a large private parking area to the rear - almost an essential in big-city living.
- Fears of another tsunami have since subsided and survivors focused on finding life's essentials.
2essentials plural(fundamental features)puntos esenciales masculinopuntos fundamentales masculino
- He himself had grasped the essentials of Jewish teaching.
- They saw it as an abandonment of the essentials of the faith.
- The story is told by Michelangelo's pupil and biographer Condivi and is therefore presumably true in essentials.
- There's a story that illustrates the importance of recognizing those essentials.
- Interest in whether the essentials of being human are given to us by nature or by nurture has a long pedigree.
- He was able to expose with great clarity and great economy the essentials of a piece of mathematics, be it elementary or advanced.
- They strip down the situation to its fundamental essentials and bring both party's concerns forward.
- Stripped down to essentials, the elements of this style are extremely simple.
- Communal forces thrive on the crass ignorance of the masses concerning the essentials of their faith.
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