In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) miope(policy/attitude/approach) corto de miras
- Legal and financial issues are certainly important, but it is myopic to stop at just these.
- They want to be hip and happening, but the peer pressure of a myopic public usually stifles a sense of invention and experimentation.
- And of the 5,000 children who turned up at eye clinics for further checks, about half were mildly myopic or shortsighted.
- Approximately 62 million people in the United States are myopic (ie, nearsighted) and require eyeglasses or contact lenses for vision correction.
- Such notions are myopic and without foresight.
- Originally they were portrayed as boring, myopic bean counters completely lacking in foresight or creativity.
- Retinal degeneration is more common in myopic eyes but it's not exactly related to macular degeneration.
- After all, why should the majority suffer for the myopic attitude of a minority, she asks.
- The myopic child can be introverted, studious, and solitary, with no interest in ball games or outdoor pursuits.
- However, the treatments do not seem to be as effective or as accurate as myopic corrections except in low corrections.
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