In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in fishing)palangre masculino
2(on heart, brain monitor)línea plana femenino
- Having Janet flatline is a little cheap for a cliffhanger, considering there was never any indication that her situation was close to critical.
- I've flatlined, I've been counted out in a coma, and I've been tortured by Pesto.
- I was flatlining with a DNR.
- In July 2000, I was hit while riding my Ducati 916; I flatlined twice and was on life support for several days with a shattered pelvis and broken femur.
- In the late 1970's in a Perth hospital I collapsed into a coma and then flatlined.
- And then, suddenly, Theresa's heart flatlined for a second time.
- ‘I flatlined, but they brought me back,’ says Nott.
- Suddenly Boyd flatlines and they all do some well-choreographed panic procedures which mostly involve pumping his chest and giving him shots of adrenalin.
- During the last three months, the graph had flatlined at below 5 to zero per week.
- But the party's vote share virtually flatlined.
- But the network game-of-the-week concept, in declining health for two decades, is flatlining.
- As I've said before, though, in the past few years my reading has flatlined; working in a book-rich environment tends to put you off.
- The Conservatives flatlined, dead on arrival with no increase in their national share of the vote - and yet the headline story is about all the seats they won and all the seats Labour lost.
- Sales have flatlined.
- However, there's no law that says the Conservatives, who have been flatlining now for nearly a decade, will recover in time to win the next election.
- The British economy flatlined through the last quarter of 2001 and the first quarter of this year; even the revised estimates for gross national product could not breathe any life into it.
- With the Tories flatlining at the same level as in 2001, the Liberal Democrats and smaller parties have been the beneficiaries.
- Coastal property is flatlining after pricing itself out of the market, and rising crime and overcrowding are also conspiring to drive buyers inland.
- So, when Japan's real-estate bubble burst and the economy flatlined for over a decade, the world was caught unawares.
- On the other hand, downtown nightclubbing, that NYC staple, has largely flatlined.
- With most European stocks flatlining, investors are hungry for shares of companies benefiting from fast-paced growth in Latin America.
- They might be flatlining in the polls, but the Democrats still have seven votes in the Senate - and a provocative suggestion to make on tax.
- This time around, both the U.S. and German economies are flatlining, while that of Japan continues its slow, downward spiral.
- While individually we may have seen increases/decreases in spam - as a whole there are reports that spam flatlined in the month of May and viruses led the pack in volume of junk mail.
- The Tories are flatlining in the polls, providing the prime minister with the luxury of an opposition that has made no progress since 1997.
- Recall their respective sweeps of each other in the season's first half, and now their more recent ‘message games’ amid defending home turf just when it appeared they had flatlined.
- The comatose German economy was flatlining at 0.4% growth, with France faring only a little better at 1%.
- At the same time, the female participation rate in the workforce has topped out, and at the same time as that, the growth in education within the workforce is flatlining.
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