In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1falta femininecarencia femininelack of sth — falta de algo
- lack of resources — falta de recursos
- lack of sleep — falta de sueño
- there's no lack of interest, but … — no es que haya falta de interés, pero …
- for lack of anything better to do — a falta de algo mejor que hacer
- Much of the country is suffering severe lack of water, and the small quantities supplied are not good for human use.
- Jagger's conclusions are similar: ‘There is a shocking lack of evidence in this case,’ she says.
- The Iowa straw poll is just another example of the general lack of enthusiasm for the GOP field.
- Murray Iddles says it is a kick in the guts to see industry only contributing $10,000 to the scheme which has now been closed by Growcom due to the lack of support.
- Our complete lack of focus (among many other things) contributed to our ultimate demise.
1no tenercarecer de formalit lacks originality — carece de originalidad formal
- she lacks confidence — no tiene confianza en sí misma
- he doesn't lack enthusiasm — entusiasmo no le falta
- he lacks a sense of purpose — no tiene rumbo en la vida
- what she lacks in intelligence she makes up for in enthusiasm — lo que no tiene de inteligente, lo tiene de entusiasta
- In addition, this official explained, the information lacks context and does not prioritize threats.
- I consider health policies that were implemented in New Zealand in the 1990s, the reaction among the public to liberalization policies, and the reasons why the market lacked public legitimacy.
- More than one in three veterans under age 25 lacked health coverage, as did one in seven veterans age 25 to 44 and one in ten veterans age 45 to 65.
- At the same time, however, millions of people lack such coverage, and policymakers have proposed a range of approaches for expanding health insurance coverage.
- This case hardly lacks for bizarre elements.
- What they lack in experience they make up for in attitude.
- Company executives will not lack for feedback about how they are doing.
- April and May brought daily news reports quoting U.S. military officers saying they lacked the manpower to do their jobs.
- We liked the politics of that strategy - for instance, trying to overhaul Social Security and immigration - but it was clear it lacked traction in Congress.
- The Court noted that mediation was mandatory, the controversy was one covered by the statute and, as a result, the courts lacked subject matter jurisdiction to hear the dispute.
- Auditors also found that the District at times lacked documentation to indicate whether spending was done for legitimate school purposes.
- Fifty-eight sparkling runs in the first innings were rendered inconsequential by a rash sweep-shot, and his captaincy lacked the imagination he had shown in the summer
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