In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the Orient — (el) Oriente
1orientarto orient oneself — orientarse
- to orient oneself (to sth) — adaptarse (a algo)
- Practices of devoted listening to the Word teach us to recognize God's voice, to stay within earshot and to let the living mercy that is Jesus Christ orient our lives more fully to God.
- We had three girls and I learned a lot from Marc because he's very detail-oriented, a genius in business, international.
- It is very difficult for him to orient himself in these new surroundings; he often needs help locating the kitchen or bathroom.
- The guy who used to run my team and lost a bundle of money, has moved over (ie spun off) a more sales-oriented business unit.
- That is to say, the difference between Greenwich time and local time is a way of orienting oneself in space, of knowing where one is, and how one is heading.
- The largely business-oriented crowd at the Downtown Hotel was quite vocally in favour of such a development, by whatever means.
- For a business that claims to be so very customer-oriented, they really are not.
- To be fully marketing-oriented, a company would have to adapt its offering to meet the needs of each individual.
- It just felt nice to be a part (however fresh-faced and transitory) of a different city, orienting myself slowly, getting a feel for the grid system.
- The company's philosophy, says director of business development Ron Schlenker, is to take the strategic sourcing mentality and orient it toward product development.
- But the sun was shining and all felt well with the world, so I tucked in, whilst orienting myself with the city in my guide.
- You can orient yourself by facing the mountains, your back to Kingston Harbour.
- She is your eyes as you operate the game's ‘look around’ function to orient yourself in a landscape or position yourself to jump off a cliff.
- Sixteen years ago there was very little choice of family oriented venues in Pattaya.
- Chen opened a number of politically oriented enterprises, including highly profitable correspondence schools.
- He groaned, and felt the bulkhead, slowly coming to his knees, and standing, trying to orient himself to his position on ‘B’ deck.
- This is probably due once again to the service-oriented business models of the respondents to our survey.
- Through the metallic coldness of a long distance phone connection, Mariza's voice crackles with warmth as we do Time Zone Math to orient ourselves in relation to each other on the planet.
- It seems your magazine is no longer content-oriented, it is now stuff-oriented.
- Perhaps it would have been a decision that was less business-oriented but a more popular decision.
- The first one is oriented to the business world, and the second one is for all of us who enjoy using the computer for more than work.
- Or maybe too much of the futures field is oriented around business to the extent it's lost sight of things that are truly radical.
- The company will set up a new export oriented formulations unit in Indore next year.
- The justification of such a setting rests exclusively on the fact that, by means of such concepts and mental relations between them, we are able to orient ourselves in the labyrinth of sense impressions.
- Hoa Hao followers say that like Muslims but unlike other Buddhists, they orient themselves in prayer in relation to a fixed point.
- Your guidepost will work best if it's lined up directly with your destination, but it can be off to the side as long as you orient yourself accordingly.
- These days, most cognitive and visual scientists agree that men and women have slightly different ways of orienting themselves spatially.
- The place was really trendy, yet the ambience was very family oriented.
- Perhaps that acute awareness of their natural surroundings explains why they are able to orient themselves with such great facility on modern graphic maps introduced by the researcher, the government agent, or the community mapper.
- This boy, while capable of orienting himself intellectually, is quite incapable of endowing these surroundings with an adequate emotion.
- I stepped out of the tube, oriented myself and walked towards the place past Harrods.
- It will introduce the sections of the exhibition, including a color-coded map to help visitors orient themselves in the visually crowded environment.
- It's disconcerting, coming from a city where you orient yourself by the river.
- Scientists surmise this allows the bacteria to orient themselves relative to Earth's magnetic field to guide their movement to desirable locations.
- Because of the vast amounts of information, an object oriented approach may prove useful.
- The population still able to walk around wandered about the smoking ruins in a bewildered daze, unable to find their loved ones, incapable of orienting themselves, as all landmarks had vanished.
- He suggested that the pineal organ might have been phototropic, helping the animal to orient itself relative to the surface of the water.
- I was always very detail- and result-oriented in my food business.
- Business-oriented people constantly read about Apple's successes and products in their news sources.
- For example, we are tailoring advanced individual training to make it assignment-oriented.
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