In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(specified)(amount/time/place) determinado(place/amount/time) dadoat a given moment — en un momento determinado / dado
- at any given moment — en cualquier momento
- where the given value of x is 6 — cuando x es igual a 6
- His observations of the defenders dictates which play to use in a given situation.
- In any given situation some of these imperatives will be more vital than others.
- There is currently an undisclosed number of such teachers brought in to cover for absent colleagues on any given day.
- A player must obtain the specified number of runs and sets for any given round and play them on their field.
- In any given year, there are bound to be at least a few major disasters or tragedies or deaths of major figures.
- One of the roles of philosophy has been to examine critically the intellectual tools of any given era.
- You'll know this if you talk music with them for any given length of time, or watch the way they practise.
- Bear in mind that, at any given price, this choice involves a trade-off with playback performance.
- Thoughts are important because they delimit the child's capability in a given situation.
- On almost any given day of the year, there is an event that focuses on shoes.
- However, they were only able to do this because they had a great degree of freedom about what was actually paid out in any given year.
- That means on any given day two episodes are broadcast and the ‘repeated’ one is first.
- If you're the type of person to dance on the table at the office party then you're probably the type of person to do it at any given time of year.
- In general they indicate the amount of active qi available at a given moment.
- But this is not all: he feels that there is a little too much going on at any given moment.
- Change of whatever nature and magnitude is very crucial to any given society.
- The site and range of control of pressure patterns decide the weather for any given area.
- How could you know that he won't just attack you at any given moment?
- So the natural next question for the marketer is: how do we find this key for any given business.
- The amount of tax we pay on any given income depends on two things - tax rates and tax thresholds.
2(disposed)to be given to sth/-ing — ser dado a algo/+ inf
1(in view of)dadogiven their good reputation … — dada su buena reputación …
- given the circumstances, we might make an exception — dadas las circunstancias, podríamos hacer una excepción
- The joint stance by the four countries is seen as significant given their earlier split on the war.
- The authorities appear to have succeeded in this given the enthusiastic response.
- The most avid watcher quickly becomes jaded given the quantity of information to absorb.
- Why is that figure not made publicly available given this is a public trust?
- A sale was thought to be almost impossible given the current slump in the international telecoms sector.
- The time for a new partnership in the art of governance has become even more important given the stakes.
- It's especially unfair given that she looks so good in those few scenes she's in.
- It was also prudent given the danger of any cut being interpreted as a sign of panic.
- Of course, I want to think otherwise, that given the right challenge and the right luck I would be a hero.
- However, given my disposition on the other issues, this is of little importance here.
- The latter seems unlikely given the present lack of economic activity in the area.
- His entry into the millennium club is all the more impressive given that he has had more than his fair share of injuries.
- Physically shutting down the site would be very difficult given that it is hosted overseas.
- His achievement is all the more impressive given that Fitzgerald has endured his fair share of injuries.
- Soon marriage may be non-existent given the freedom we have to live in sin with our partners.
- I pointed out that this might prove to be rather ironic given the current circumstances
- That is very poor given that serving food is partly how they make their living.
- A referendum, he argues, is simply too dangerous given the state of public opinion.
- This figure is more impressive given I spent most of last week on holiday.
- He said that he was willing to live in harmony with the community if given the chance.
2also given that
2.1(assuming it is the case)dado que
2.2(since it is the case)dado quegiven that you're here … — dado que / ya que estás aquí …
1dato conocido masculinoI'm a singer, so it's a given that I love music — soy cantante por lo que se da por sentado que me encanta la música
- After all, within Lenin's Marxist framework, it was a given that mankind exploits nature.
- Modern academics argue there are no givens, all is a social construct, but we suspect they are wrong.
- It is a given that dearer oil causes economies to contract - leading to a fall in prices as a result.
- So when it came to choosing her object of desire, it was a given that it would be craft-related.
- The right to privacy is one of a democracy's givens and the media expose police and bureaucrats who invade it.
- The ability to articulate and argue and the right to do so are not givens, but areas of considerable complexity and dissent.
- Thereby, things present themselves not as indifferent givens, facts, but as meaningful: salient, expedient, obstructive, and so on.
- The givens of history are not obstacles, but means.
- Just as shattering violence affects people, it affects whole peoples, busting up the basic assumptions and givens in a society that usually prevent thoroughgoing change.
- They are not givens and there are large bodies of literature that are being overlooked.
- I thought it was a given that the government was corrupt and lying to you, and everyone was a leftist.
- Keeping up appearances at all costs and considering marriage as a social necessity - such are the givens in the our national psyche.
- At the end of the day, it is a given that the sources of happiness will always be fewer than the ones for sadness.
- It's a given that every musician hungers to try the solo album at one time or another.
- I'm not sure why people take it as a given that reality shows won't work in syndication and reruns.
- A lot of what I was saying seven, eight years ago, among the few who were saying it, are now almost givens in the discussion, so I feel good about that.
- One aspect of the deconstructive turn is the realization that things that we take for granted as givens are in fact inventions.
- I understand imagination, no doubt a complex epistemological process, to be the capacity to entertain images of meaning and reality that are beyond the givens of observable experience.
- For investment purposes, what finds favour is the fact that a number of givens are known at the outset.
- They are thought to have established the basic givens of human existence - life and death, sexual difference and reproduction, and the cycles of corporeal and spiritual regeneration.
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