In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(consider)considerarto regard sth/sb as sth
- they regard her as a genius — la consideran un genio
- I regard it as my duty to warn you — considero (que es) mi deber advertirte
- they regard it as vital that ... — consideran fundamental que ...
- initially, they regarded her with suspicion — al principio les inspiraba desconfianza
- how do you regard the situation there today? — ¿qué opinión le merece / cómo ve usted la situación actual allí?
- her employers regard her very highly — sus jefes tienen muy buena opinión de ella / la tienen en gran estima
- a highly regarded university — una universidad muy respetada / de gran reputación
- Both are utterly professional and are regarded with something approaching awe by their contemporaries.
- We reluctantly conclude that we must regard the resulting convictions as unsafe.
- But moulds, although generally regarded with suspicion, are also of importance.
- At this point it is interesting to look back and consider which we regard as his cleverest clue.
- In 1851 he founded his own piano factory, producing instruments highly regarded by his contemporaries.
- Second, the notion that people will be genetically designed is widely regarded with suspicion rather than anticipation.
- Having studied and lived overseas for 15 years, Cai regards this fireworks show as a good chance for him to gain contact with the country's mainstream culture.
- While well regarded by his contemporaries he did not exert major influence or attract artistic followers.
- How do you feel about being a regarded as a lesbian sex symbol?
- More people are now willing to listen to the man many once regarded with contempt or annoyance.
- He did not regard his formal studies to be a happy experience, but remained a life-long disciple of self-culture.
- He was widely regarded by colleagues as one of the leading experts in his field.
- The Importance of Being Earnest is regarded in some circles as being Wilde's best work.
- The political party is regarded with cynical disdain.
- None of those matters elaborated can possibly be regarded as irrelevant considerations.
- I have set that part of the judgment out in detail because I regard it as of considerable importance.
- Stewart, though, is well regarded in banking circles and could be the right man at the right time.
- Yet, you're generally regarded now as a great sculptor and artist.
- Elsewhere, artists examine how America regards their own countries.
- I regard this statement of considerable importance; it sets the background against which it is crucial to consider the issues in the case.
1.2as regards — en lo que atañe a
- She turned her head to regard him with a deathly frosty gaze.
- While Mona stares uncomfortably into the horse's eye, Tamsin regards her with poised bemusement.
- He was regarding her steadily; she couldn't quite be sure whether he was smiling or not.
- Edella regards me quizzically, but I just stare right back at her with an equally confused expression.
- She sent Daniel an apologetic look, but he was regarding Melvin with rigid steadiness.
- I regarded my toes as they peeped out of the water while I floated on my back.
- When he turned his gaze to regard the trees, he realized that they seemed to be fading in and out of existence whenever he attempted to focus on one.
- He leaned back against the edge of the table and regarded me steadily.
- I lazily dropped the envelopes to my side on the couch and sat back with a hopeless sigh, staring directly at the droning television, not regarding anything happening on it.
- Above him the huge form peered down at him and regarded him quizzically.
- Regan turned around to regard him, but the guard squirmed under his gaze.
- I was also uncomfortably aware of the fact that Brendan was regarding me with a steady gaze.
- It's been a week and he still regards me with that disconcertingly haunted stare.
- Angus produced his Ordinance Survey map and Jimmy regarded it with distaste.
- When I looked up she was regarding me with a level stare.
- With a small sigh, Laine turned her gaze to Alvar, who was regarding Lexa with an expression that was a cross between confusion and anxiety.
- He, evidently, did not know what he was in store for, because he was regarding her with a patronizing stare, most likely underestimating her abilities.
- But Rich, silent until now, was regarding Shaun with a contemplative gaze.
- He jerked his head out of her grip, and regarded her again with that emotionless gaze of his.
- There was no emotion on his face, and his gaze seemed pretty blank as he regarded it, as though waiting for something to happen.
3(heed)considerartener en cuenta
1(esteem)to have a high regard for sb — tener a algn en gran estima
- I have a great regard for her professional judgment — respeto mucho su criterio profesional
- the company holds your work in high regard — la empresa tiene muy buena opinión de su trabajo
2(consideration)consideración femeninothey have no regard for other people's feelings — no tienen ninguna consideración por los sentimientos de los demás
- regard for sb/sth
- she shows little regard for convention — las convenciones la tienen / la traen sin cuidado
- without regard for her own safety — sin pensar en el riesgo que corría
- they paid no regard to my wishes — hicieron caso omiso de mis deseos
3regards pl(greeting)saludosrecuerdosplease give Tom my regards — dale saludos / recuerdos de mi parte a Tom
- Sheila sends her regards — Sheila manda saludos / recuerdos
- kind regards, John — saludos, John
4with regard to — con relación a
- with regard to your application — (con) respecto a / con relación a / en relación con su solicitud
- with particular regard to Third World countries — especialmente en lo que se refiere a los países del Tercer Mundo
- in this/that regard — en este/ese aspecto
- she is fortunate in one regard — tiene suerte en un aspecto
- you need have no worries in that regard — en ese sentido / aspecto no tiene por qué preocuparse
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