In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(species/person/animal) longevo(person/animal/species) de larga vidahis reputation has proved remarkably long-lived — es extraordinario cómo ha perdurado su fama
- her jealousy was too long-lived to be dispelled overnight — sus celos venían de muy antiguo y no se iban a disipar de la noche a la mañana
- It can be a little slow to establish, but once it settles in it is long-lived and easy to grow.
- Considerate riding and respect will ensure villagers' hospitality is long-lived.
- At the very least, it shakes up long-lived assumptions enough to spark some new thinking on the makeup of planets.
- Historically my family was long-lived, and I had fully expected to have at least another 20 years of active life ahead of me.
- Yesterday Aunt M. turned 92, continuing the tradition of long-lived women in my family.
- These families of counts and marquises proved long-lived, and over time played important roles in different regional and urban contexts.
- How much delay in approaching efficiency can be expected from the existence of long-lived buildings on most urban land?
- The flowers will keep going until October on this long-lived plant whose only requirement is a good soaking when the weather is dry.
- Researchers suspect these long-lived seniors are endowed with a genetic resistance to many degenerative diseases.
- Sometimes, especially with long-lived plants, you may get to see very little of the result.
- In addition, government cannot finance long-lived public capital expenditures with borrowing.
- The birds are fairly long-lived and will be closely monitored to see if they will mate the following year.
- In other words, these predators are naturally long-lived, but have a very slow breeding rate.
- The trees, of medium size, are hardy and long-lived.
- It turns out she's a month older than Mum - these Johnsons are a long-lived family.
- The balance of nutrients in Japanese food is obviously not too bad, since the Japanese are the most long-lived race on earth.
- The district with the largest proportion of long-lived people is the Jing'an District.
- This is true of all long-lived religions, of course, but in this case the evolution has occurred at a stunning pace.
- The inhabitants of this mysterious place are extremely long-lived and quite small.
- Garden irises are hardy, long-lived perennials that need a minimum of care.
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