In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Furthermore, the greater the incidence of substance abuse, the greater the supply of beggars, indirectly increasing the demand for regulation.
- Yet on a remote Pacific atoll they've been indirectly responsible for safeguarding a thriving coral reef ecosystem.
- It may not be apparent, but there isn't one single human being who does not, however indirectly, make a lasting imprint on society.
- Several years later, that initiative led to the Soviet pullout from Afghanistan and, indirectly, the Vietnamese withdrawal from Cambodia.
- But the politics of Israel concerns me only indirectly.
- He or she must not undermine the primacy of democratic law-making by the organs of government directly or indirectly accountable to the people.
- Conversely, selective foraging by herbivores alters plant community composition, which indirectly decreases nitrogen cycling.
- In works of fiction, devices often serve their functions indirectly, through the mediation of the fictional world.
- And the nomination of an exemplar indirectly reflects whether one's subculture values literary, scientific, political, or business acumen.
- These traditional descriptions did not immediately further the ends of horticulture, but indirectly they exercised an important influence, because of their illustrations.
- A vaccine is supposed to "create" antibodies which, indirectly, offer protection against disease.
- The benefit locally has not only come through the employment provided directly by the farm, but also indirectly through other services.
- But indirectly the Ethiopian conquest had prepared a revolution.
- This strategy may, even if indirectly, disfavor the establishment of new, perhaps smaller and specialized private institutions.
- Even when the results are unintelligible, the method can indirectly generate fresh thoughts and sometimes laughter.
2(obliquely)(refer/criticize/insult) indirectamentehe answered very indirectly — contestó evasivamente / con evasivas
- Libyan commentators extolled the disclosure, and indirectly the Libyan leader, although it was not a prominent news story.
- She talked, as preachers sometimes do, indirectly about herself.
- He leads a melancholy life, constantly quoting Proust either directly or indirectly.
- We chose not to include articles that focus on another content area, such as jealousy, while indirectly addressing infidelity.
- We've also been criticized, if indirectly, by the author, who worries because our ultimate goals - free market as against socialism - differ.
- The Secretary of State, whose job it is to protect our sovereignty, today brought my name into a conversation indirectly criticizing me for defending our sovereignty.
- The Cuban Revolution, Castro and the excitement of the 1960s appear in the book indirectly.
- He spoke to them in parables, which in this case means that He spoke to them using metaphors that made His point indirectly.
3(as side effect)indirectamente
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