In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of combination)the armchairs and sofa were a mismatch — los sillones y el sofá no hacían juego
- their marriage is a complete mismatch — son una pareja dispareja
- a degree of mismatch between supply and demand — cierto desequilibrio entre la oferta y la demanda
- In a way, the mismatch between virus and vaccine isn't surprising.
- There was a mismatch between theory and understanding, when the accent should have been on continuous learning.
- A mismatch between services needed in smaller communities and the services provided also existed.
- We've got a fundamental mismatch between resources.
- The mortgage finance system is considered indispensable in addressing the mismatch between demand and supply in the real estate market.
- The kind of deflation that economists worry about is the kind that is caused by a mismatch between the supply of money and the demand for it.
- If nothing else, the souring climate is feeding the market's sense of apprehension about the mismatch between valuations and earnings.
- So there's obviously a major mismatch between where the training's going and where the training's needed.
- It is vital, expensive, and technically complex, and in addition, there is a glaring mismatch between need and ability to pay.
- They were emphatic about the mismatch between their non-nuclear family structures and the conditions they are required to meet under family assistance payment arrangements.
- But now I have another reason to dislike the need for sleep - there is a fundamental mismatch between a baby's sleep schedule and that of their parents.
- This is being done despite the full knowledge that there is a large mismatch between the obligations and the value of the underlying assets.
- It can also bridge the paradoxical mismatch between wide spread unemployment on the one hand and a shortage of properly trained manpower on the other.
- This mismatch between layers of consciousness causes a multitude of misunderstandings between individuals, groups, corporations and governments.
- She began by giving the best definition of disability I have ever heard: a mismatch between people and their environment.
- He wrote at length on the mismatch between the speech and the audience.
- This discrepancy may result in a mismatch between perceived and actual diet and thus lead to overrepresentation of patients in the action and maintenance stages.
- On the other hand, there was a distinct mismatch between the scale of the opportunity now presented and the resources available.
- For example, maybe we can solve the problem of the mismatch between theory and experiment by saying that the vacuum energy somehow doesn't make the universe accelerate like ordinary energy does.
- A result of the tax-cut crusade is that there is now a fundamental mismatch between the benefits Americans expect to receive from the government and the revenues government collect.
2(of contest)the game was clearly a mismatch — el partido fue claramente desigual
- There was precious little to threaten their authority here, with this game a mismatch from the opening exchanges.
- So it's a meaningless mismatch punctuated by spite, scrappy goals, cards and, with the exception of the peerless Pires, no flair.
- These games can very often be a mismatch but not always, as Yorkshire know to their cost.
- Rarely have England been able to overcome such a mismatch.
- If you believe the preseason predictions, this could be an epic mismatch.
- Each day, you'll get a look at the best and worst match-up in MLB, along with the biggest mismatch and the marquee game of the day.
- Troupe is in that same mold - an athlete capable of creating mismatches with his combination of size and speed.
- This should be started early in March, when the NCAA hoops tourney consists mainly of mismatches.
- Thackley gave their opponents the run around for much of the mismatch, cutting Brodsworth open at will with crisp passing and intelligent movement.
- It's the matchups that aren't mismatches, the ones that are strength-vs.-strength, that are fun to watch.
- East Bierley's home tie against Great Horton proved a mismatch, the home side winning by 241 runs.
- The resulting bout is a bit of a physical mismatch, with Fielden giving away three stone in weight but enjoying a six-inch height advantage and considerable reach advantage.
- Wales went down 2-0 but many of their players played above themselves in what proved to be a mismatch.
- The tournament witnessed many mismatches and kicked off only in the second week.
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