In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1explicación femeninothe explanation of the mystery — la explicación / aclaración del misterio
- by way of explanation — como explicación / aclaración
- I demand an explanation — exijo que se me dé una explicación
- what have you to say in explanation of your conduct? — ¿qué nos puede decir para explicar / justificar su comportamiento?
- explanation for sth
- she offered no explanation for her absence — no dio explicaciones por su ausencia
- there must be an explanation for this — esto tiene que tener una explicación
- We should not try to seek a simple explanation for the failure to achieve numerical equity because none exists.
- Nonetheless I do not accept the appellant's explanation concerning his passport.
- There might be all sorts of rational and reasonable explanations as to how the sample got to the scene.
- Well I think it's the natural impulse of scientists to seek the simplest, easiest explanation for a phenomenon.
- The various excuses and explanations he has given are transparently false and dishonest.
- Generally they were able to provide alternative naturalistic explanations for what had seemed totally mysterious.
- Firstly, the authors' explanations for these serious irregularities were inadequate.
- Only by understanding motivation could historians hope to offer adequate causal explanations.
- He proposed a simple explanation for the inconsistency between lab observations and what was actually occurring in the field.
- I suspect that there's no one reason and that the explanation varies from person to person.
- I cannot see at the moment any satisfactory explanation for the six-month delay.
- People are just finding reasons and other explanations for the market downturn.
- Thus, no one perspective alone provides adequate explanation for the phenomenon of loan default.
- A likely explanation for this difference in light sensitivity is a difference in chlorophyll accumulation.
- The appellant's explanation to police was ‘I was chasing goats’.
- There are three explanations as to why dog owners are reluctant to clear up their dogs' faeces.
- Now, the university assures that there is a rational explanation for the cases.
- There are no excuses or reasonable explanations for the way that this information was managed initially.
- Thanks to Rhett in the comments section for offering a plausible explanation for the discrepancy in prices.
- People keep trying to find rational explanations for their behavior.
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