In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sobrevivir aour alliance has outlived its usefulness — nuestra alianza ya no tiene razón de ser
- she'd outlived her usefulness, so he abandoned her — como ya no le servía, la dejó
- Worse, a dean told me that our department had outlived its purpose.
- The demographics of participants in this study reflect current population demographics in which women outlive their husbands and then live alone.
- ‘He was born before me and the way he's going he'll probably outlive me,’ she said.
- And since that uneasy juxtaposition appears to have outlived the year 2000, the question of when the century ended is, from a conceptual standpoint, no more straightforward than that of when it began.
- ‘This mode has either outlived its usefulness or for whatever reason has not been able to deliver the kind of urban centres which most of us desire,’ he said.
- In fact, the Queen Mother outlived most of her nephews and nieces as well.
- They repay a second look, and many looks thereafter, as one of the characteristics of fine art is a capacity to delight that outlives its period.
- Neo-tribes are predicted to coalesce over single issues, and to be short-lived, not outliving the lifespan of its members, this latter point being the opposite of that which occurs in anthropological tribes.
- Your dad has passed away last year, and I've outlived most of my relatives.
- Most of the planes have outlived their operational age, and many are not technically safe to fly.
- Can you believe that I've outlived a daughter and a son?
- He's outlived his parents, who had heart conditions.
- The battle against obesity in children isn't just a fashion or a fad - experts are worried that the health problems brought on by being overweight are so severe that we might soon see parents outliving their children.
- But with women outliving men, the segment of women and their children grew; and as mortality declined the segment of men beyond working age grew.
- There are only two prison sentences which I can think of where the controversy has outlived the prison term to such a grand scale.
- B.C. voters have a tradition of casting aside parties that have outlived their usefulness.
- A major risk associated with term life insurance is outliving the term.
- I should outlive him long enough to bury him.
- The trees overshot their expected height and girth, and have now begun to outlive their lifespan.
- They may outlive their friends who can give insights into their achievements and character.
- It appears that the relief may have outlived its usefulness in terms of creating jobs, given present economic circumstances.
- And the truth is that micro-organisms can't be obliterated - they were here first and they will surely outlive us.
- There was talk of deporting her but somehow I suspect she'll outlive us all.
- We have outlived all our brothers and sisters and their wives and husbands.
- Women outlive men just about everywhere in the world, but in Russia, it's by 14 years.
- The old pool had outlived its heyday and to fill it in and create something new has to be the best way forward for this important part of Scarborough's seafront.
- There's nothing we can do but see how many outlive summer.
- They should be open to change as and when they outlive their utility.
- Only one of her four other children outlived her.
- So many people outlive their friends and their contemporaneous family.
- You know, I have to believe that this particular character will outlive me.
- Too often, however, companies remained in existence when they had outlived their artistic purpose.
- Can you imagine how it feels when a mother outlives her child?
- She had outlived her father, who died of heart failure in 1967.
- Some of the country's television broadcasting satellites had outlived their intended period of service.
- The first Gnosticism was a complex phenomenon, so complex that some scholars have suggested the term has outlived its usefulness.
- Much of North America's lighting outlived its usefulness years ago.
- Perpetual foundations, he pointed out, frequently outlive their initial purpose and usefulness.
- It's difficult for my parents to think they might outlive their son.
- The Minister also proposed to withdraw a few exemptions which have outlived their utility.
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