In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1estímulo masculinoto give sth/sb a fillip — estimular algo/a algn
- This can serve as a fillip to activate and develop community spirit, so sadly lacking in the country.
- The direct flights between India and China, started early last year, are intended to be used to promote people-to-people exchanges and give a fillip to tourism.
- The discussion in the meeting centered around the political situation in the state and the measures need to be taken to give a fillip to the socio-economic development.
- This is expected to give a fillip to the construction activity, slackened by the increased cost of materials.
- It earned him the right to be called the father of European comic-book art, giving a fillip to the industry at a time when America was churning out comics at ever-increasing volumes.
- Longer term, it appears that the planned merger between the Frankfurt and London Stock Exchanges will give a fillip to the campaign to have UK stamp duty abolished.
- More importantly, it would promote the concept of thrift among poultry owners and farmers and give a fillip to rural employment.
- A Danish ‘Yes’ vote might just have provided a fillip to market sentiment, particularly if it were supported by another round of intervention.
- The Festival's acutely-anticipated arrival is not just a fillip to York racecourse, but to the entire city, whose economy can expect a massive upswing.
- Taking advantage of various low-cost housing schemes and managing your income wisely can provide the extra fillip needed to get a mortgage large enough to buy your first house.
- This is likely to give a fillip to the economy of the State.
- This measure is sure to earn a good name for our traditional medicine systems abroad as well as give a fillip to our hotel industry.
- He plans to upgrade the quality of engineering education, give a fillip to student development and provide web-based career counselling for college students.
- It should be a fillip to all scorers that a scorer has finally received an honour.
- ‘The book signing session should provide a fillip to sales,’ said Mr Black.
- Moreover, if linguistic provinces are formed it will also give a fillip to the regional languages.
- Satisfactory work on the prime minister's rural road network also gave a fillip to the sector.
- Recent disposals, which will provide a fillip to interim numbers due in November, should also provide improved focus and strengthen the balance sheet.
- This will give a fillip to the local labour market and encourage people to consume judiciously.
- New technologies and sophisticated machinery will give a fillip to the construction sector.
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