In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(voyage) de exploración(discussion/talks) preliminar(talks/discussion) preparatorio(operation/surgery) exploratorio(drilling) de sondeo(drilling) de exploración
- This is not really taking a risk; it is more an exploratory probe into a new field.
- The talks appear to have been just exploratory discussions that did not go far.
- The referral had to be made carefully since in the wrong hands Rachel would end up in theatre having an unnecessary exploratory operation.
- All analyses were exploratory, as the trial was not designed for this purpose.
- Like any exploratory survey, the scientists are finding they have more questions now than when they set out.
- Music that sounded tentative and exploratory a few years ago now has its feet firmly on the ground.
- Because the book has relatively little polemic, its character is markedly exploratory and tentative.
- Bill was the first to see his shortcomings and acknowledge the exploratory and experimental character of his work.
- Further exploratory investigations were carried out to determine whether these were pertinent here.
- He suffered a stomach wound, but an exploratory operation showed none of his organs was damaged.
- First, oilers must drill one or more exploratory wells on the basis of their seismic data.
- The council said machinery was doing exploratory work and the council had not been aware of the souterrain.
- This study is exploratory in nature, proposing a combination of methods to investigate norms for a speech event.
- Although no firm proposals have been lodged with the council, exploratory drilling has commenced and the company has made a survey.
- Some exploratory visits are good to give you an idea of what kind of equipment you'll need, and what kind of state the place is in.
- Out-of-town contractors would carry out most of the exploratory efforts with their own crews.
- Actual confirmation of the reserves would require detailed seismic work and exploratory drilling.
- Despite a number of exploratory dives since its discovery in 1975, no one has yet been able to confirm the identity of the ship.
- Six elders from Manitoba and Saskatchewan made a long exploratory trek to Mexico in 1921.
- Injuries occur most often during gall bladder operations, with exploratory laparoscopy coming second.
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