In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1vista femeninoto have good/poor eyesight — tener buena/mala vista
- my eyesight is failing — mi vista ya no es lo que era
- Ford himself had been rejected by the navy during World War I for his poor eyesight.
- The referee's nerve, eyesight or ability to keep up with the play lets him down after a while.
- This means that he has poor muscle control and his eyesight and hearing are failing.
- Dr Hillman said poor eyesight could lead to a greater risk of falls and injuries which were more serious among the elderly.
- With their poor eyesight and keen sense of smell, they can get dangerously close.
- His poor eyesight meant that he often had to dictate his poems to other people.
- They have slower reaction times, and their hearing and eyesight may have deteriorated.
- All share some of the ailments of old age, including poor memories, fading eyesight and bad hearing.
- This makes it easy for people with poor eyesight to enlarge the fonts on a page to make the site more readable.
- As well as losing her speech, Holly's eyesight is fading fast and she can no longer walk.
- The widow, who has poor eyesight and hearing, said she had had virtually no warning before the flood waters came.
- The prognosis on his eyesight was initially poor, and doctors told him that in any case he should not work for two years.
- Mobility suffers, hearing is lost and there is a gradual loss of eyesight and memory for the elderly.
- The echidna depends more on its hearing than its eyesight, though it does see reasonably well.
- In latter years, failing eyesight greatly restricted her ability in this regard.
- He was fifty-one years of age and the sole support of his mother who has failing eyesight.
- He wanted to join the military during the Second World War, but his poor eyesight kept him from combat.
- Traffic police have criticised motorists who risk lives by driving with poor eyesight.
- Failing eyesight stopped the mother-of-two from working or ever venturing out at night.
- His eyesight is very poor, but surely he could have visited her along with another member of his staff.
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