In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(certain, unavoidable)(result/outcome) inevitableall this points to one inevitable conclusion — todo esto apunta indefectiblemente / inevitablemente a una conclusión
- Deadly as the shoddy milk powder was, the tragedy was, nevertheless, not inevitable.
- I would really prefer that people didn't see me as some sort of lunatic, although that is probably inevitable.
- What is inevitable is that we will continue to grow here and invest here.
- Cognitive decline with age is not inevitable, nor does it necessarily lead to dementia.
- After a flying start to the campaign, it was probably inevitable there would be a City dip sooner or later.
- Oil price rises would be inevitable, adding to industry's energy bill.
- The results are averaged across the sample and so there is inevitable variation between the men.
- Nothing in politics is inevitable, not if you fight it hard enough.
- Yet he has a very short fuse, perhaps the inevitable result of coping with his blindness in such a pressurised job.
- It is also probably inevitable that six geologists will not stay unanimous for very long.
- Necessarily, failure by some is an inevitable part of the competitive process.
- Nick could have been spoilt to bits by his inevitable affection for Kat, had she not been worth falling for.
- The truth is that he lost all his credibility with the Lions in Australia; the end was almost inevitable from then on.
- There was, however, an inevitable limit to how far this specialized Asia economic regime could develop.
- He insists tax rises, while economically perilous, are inevitable.
- Everybody is always trying to hide children from the horrors of life when it is inevitable that they will find them out in the near future.
- Some licensees now warn that increased binge drinking will be the inevitable result.
- While works are not a means of salvation, good works are the inevitable result of salvation.
- It recognises that human error is inevitable and should be anticipated.
- To their credit, they struggled on to the final whistle but the result was inevitable.
- Mind you, the hangover will probably have kicked into its inevitable Tired And Crabby phase by then.
- A strong British navy was expected by the public, as was the inevitable naval victory.
- There is no way of defending myself against the inevitable sense of nostalgia that descends in the weeks after Hogmanay.
- During periods of economic boom, firms should look forward to the inevitable downturn which follows.
- The rest are required to push themselves to the extreme of their ability, and injuries are the inevitable result.
- It is the dreary, predictable and inevitable question, one to which we have become accustomed.
- They have cited the disruption and policing costs that will result from the inevitable protests.
- It's easy to guess the inevitable response because people are genuinely predictable.
- I torment myself with the inevitable failure I'm going to experience writing about these people.
1the inevitable — lo inevitable
- But after resisting the inevitable for so long, they had to opt for change.
- But in the end, it appeared to be a final, desperate attempt to avoid the inevitable.
- They put out such a defensive line-up, it was tempting to conclude that they had accepted the inevitable.
- It takes courage and wisdom to make the best of an imperfect situation and accept the inevitable.
- It was never quite clear what they were fighting for in that battle, to me, they just seemed to be staving off the inevitable.
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