In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(sense)oído masculinoto have good/poor hearing — tener buen/mal oído
- my hearing is getting worse — cada vez oigo peor
- before noun hearing difficulties — problemas auditivos / de audición
- Whenever we see bats, we get quieter because they have an acute sense of hearing, and we don't want to scare them.
- A crocodile's sense of smell is very acute, and its hearing is also excellent.
- Most rely more on their senses of hearing, smell, and touch than on vision.
- Our brain gets stimulatory inputs through the special sensory stimuli of touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste.
- They have a keen sense of smell, acute hearing, but poor eyesight.
- They've lost their eyesight, they have acute hearing and smell, and they function perfectly in the pitch black.
- In total darkness, the bird relies on its acute sense of hearing.
- Her judgement and sense of hearing had been dulled by the beer.
- His acute sense of hearing picked up the sound of footfalls coming towards them and he quickly ran to the others.
- She looked up and found her sight, hearing, and sense of smell had improved amazingly.
- Would you loose hearing, memory, sight etc by 80 and then still live for another 35 years?
- Even if one is blessed with the senses of touch, smell, speech and hearing, it is sight that gives shape to imagination.
- Its sight is marvellously keen, hearing exceedingly acute, and sense of smell wonderfully perfect.
- Although suffering from poor vision, its sense of hearing and smell is acute and of primary importance in locating food.
- They do use their potential due to their difficulty in hearing, sight or speech.
- Alex enjoys playing ball, thanks to his keen sense of smell and his acute hearing.
- At nine her sight and hearing are perfect and she has only had one day off sick in the past three years at school.
- They use night vision and an acute sense of hearing to find prey in the dark.
- Now 37, his speech, eyesight, hearing and co-ordination are all badly affected.
- You are no doubt familiar with the five senses: sight, touch, hearing, smell and taste.
1.2(earshot)she wouldn't dare say it in my hearing — no se atrevería a decirlo en mi presencia / estando yo delante
- he said it out of their hearing — lo dijo donde ellos no podían oírlo
2.1(consideration)consideración femeninoatención femeninoto give sth/sb a hearing — escuchar algo/a algn
- For the oil companies, the Senate hearing was an opportunity to press for even greater concessions from the government.
- Perhaps the opportunity for a fair hearing of her case for her niece's custody would render the other judgments moot.
- The Government Administration Committee had the opportunity to hold its hearing at the Auckland War Memorial Museum.
- In these 15 years, the Apaches have not been accorded the courtesy of a fair hearing in Congress.
- This is not just a matter of maximising access and transparency about council affairs, and providing a fair hearing to both sides of any question.
- Meanwhile, conservatives are bringing the push back, saying this is a nominee who ought to get a fair hearing.
- They were never given a hearing or an opportunity to rebut the reasons for the cancellations as required by the regulations and the constitution.
- Market Hall stallholders accused developers of not giving them a fair hearing at the planning meeting in March.
- I urge senators of both parties to rise above the bitterness of the past, to provide a fair hearing and a prompt vote to every nominee.
- But they have to be shown that it's OK for them to come in an sit down at the table and that they'll get a fair hearing.
- Allow only lefties to review books by other lefties, as righties are too opposed to their views to give them a fair hearing?
- This lot now deserve a fair hearing, and let's face it, aren't we supposed to be the nation of the ‘fair go’?
- It is confident of a fair hearing because the council is legally bound to decide applications purely on planning law and not political grounds.
- Go ahead and follow your interests, but don't expect to get funding, a teaching position, or a fair hearing for your work.
- We have got to work together as a Senate to give this qualified nominee a dignified hearing and a fair up-or-down vote.
- At the end, both Mexico and Chile stand for a strong UN, where small nations may get a fair hearing.
- Not every villager believes that he was given a fair hearing, and the issue remains a conversation point on local streets.
- The public hearing provided an opportunity and a faint ray of hope that encouraged women.
- The Catholic minority in Northern Ireland persuaded a recent Tory Government to give them a fair hearing via PR in their local elections.
- In the interest of allowing each party a fair hearing at the disciplinary committee meeting, Tullow Town also declined to make a statement.
- We have no transcript of any of the relevant hearings in the County Court.
- But a point that he made was that the judge at the hearing, the trial judge, misdirected himself to causation, and he did.
- There must be an active judicial hearing or trial where the court is represented by a judge or justice of the peace.
- In the case of a continuing wrong done to him a prisoner could expect that a hearing in judicial review proceedings could be obtained with little delay.
- In April, a judge at the preliminary hearing at Stockport County Court ruled the matter was not in the public interest.
1she is hearing — no es sorda
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