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) relajarseshe plays the guitar to relax — la guitarra le sirve de relax
- I find it hard to relax in their company — me cuesta relajarme cuando están ellos
- relax, I'll take care of everything — quédate tranquilo que yo me encargo de todo
- I saw her tense up slightly before relaxing and forcing a grin on her face.
- She shuddered under me; tensing and relaxing, again and again.
- She smiled at me, friendly, and I relaxed - then tensed slightly, because the door was closing behind me.
- His body tensed but then relaxed as they both stepped though the portal.
- The girl's eyelids flinched, as though she was dreaming, and she tensed up momentarily before relaxing and falling into a true sleep.
- The slow, fluid movements help tense, stressed people relax and strengthen their bodies without worrying about over-exertion or strain.
- He felt her tense and then relax back against him, allowing herself to take the comfort that he offered her.
- After a couple minutes, her tense body relaxed and she wiggled in the stretcher to get more comfortable.
- My whole body was tensing and relaxing as my logical mind and instincts fought against each other.
- While Leeds looked tense and nervous, City were confident and relaxed.
- Somehow he made my tense body relax some, I don't know how, but it was soothing.
- However, there are times when a vacation is much more relaxing and comfortable when it can be completed in a makeshift home environment.
- Keep your neck and shoulders relaxed; don't tense them up as you roll your hips upward.
- Unprepared, I tensed, then relaxed against him, reminding myself that this was acceptable now.
- He looked truly happy and relaxed, and I smiled back weakly.
- Sam tensed, then relaxed, not responding, but not pulling back either.
- Something about that made me less tense, made me relax some.
- His reassuring smile relaxed me as I hurried to my first class seat and settled in for the flight.
- Whereas she's relatively calm and relaxed, he's tense and anxious.
- The air was refreshing and Alex relaxed into the seat, stopping her fidgeting.
2(features/muscle) relajarsehis grip on her relaxed slightly — dejó de sujetarla con tanta fuerza
- In the next few months Jacob will need to have a new leg brace cast and is in line for Botox injections to relax the muscles in his leg and hand.
- The placenta produces large amounts of the hormone progesterone, which appropriately prevents the uterine smooth muscle from contracting, but also relaxes smooth muscle throughout the body.
- After stretching my limbs as far as they could go, I completely relaxed my muscles, snuggled with my pillows and drifted back to sleep.
- Chelsea frowns, but quickly relaxes her eyebrow muscles - not wanting to crack the clear facial mask.
- It may slip back into the body when lying down or when the local muscles are relaxed.
- Relaxation techniques can help you withstand stress better and also help relax facial muscles and skin.
- In a stress-filled world with high morbidity, patients mob doctors and there is no time to relax the facial muscles.
- Smoking relaxes the sphincter muscles, so makes acid reflux more likely.
- It was still something that you used for improving your circulation and relaxing your muscles.
- The reason for that is that adrenalin will smooth or relax the muscles in the lungs.
- It relaxes the dorsal muscles and goes down to the lower back to alleviate the pain many feel after hours of sitting up and working on a computer.
- Many things may cause a child to be unable to relax their sphincter muscles when trying to urinate.
- Penile smooth muscle is also relaxed by other agents.
- It acts by relaxing the muscle in the airways and lets air in and out more easily.
- Massage relieves muscular pains using pressure; acupuncture relaxes the muscles, inserting then manipulating needles using hands and heat.
- A nightly foot and lower leg massage not only relaxes the feet, it also helps promote restful sleep.
- It relaxes the muscles and joints while strengthening your body from within.
- When you have a leg cramp, relax the muscle through gentle massage, or heat the muscle with a warm towel or hot water bottle.
- When he lost control over his two-wheeler once, he relaxed his muscles.
- The treatment involves soft tissue work, relaxing the muscles and manipulating the neck and back.
2(rules/discipline/muscles) relajarshe relaxed her grip — sujetó con menos fuerza
- he didn't relax his concentration — continuó muy concentrado
- we will not relax our efforts — no cejaremos en nuestro empeño
- So this Saturday restrictions are being relaxed to Level 2.
- Because of this study, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided against relaxing some protections against manatees.
- The rules were relaxed slightly a decade ago when wives and other female guests were allocated six seats in the games room where they were permitted to sit.
- If the U.S. administration relaxes its export control against China, its exports would be effectively boosted.
- That courtesy was a necessary formality also in the United States, but customs have relaxed a bit in practice.
- Largely foreigners, these newcomers flooded in after the U.S. relaxed its immigration quotas in 1965.
- And we did relax the school attendance for a couple days, but then they were all back.
- The Pensions Board is to consider relaxing the rules governing pension fund solvency in the case of its 2,000 Defined Benefit Schemes.
- The Church of England relaxed its rule that women must wear hats in church.
- We weren't allowed to do it before because of the deficit, now they have relaxed the rules so we can still go for it.
- Not only do attitudes need to change, but the regulatory restrictions could be considerably relaxed.
- Typically, these exclusions have allowed forest managers to relax the reviews when they want to fix a trail or structure.
- This has led to some suggestions that the accounting firm may have adopted a more relaxed attitude on the audit side in order to keep the consulting fees rolling in.
- The programme has recently relaxed a rule stopping previous winners from a second appearance and wrote to him asking if he would like to come on again.
- Some time ago, the government relaxed the rules on import of cars.
- Since access restrictions have been relaxed its farm conservation team has been giving free advice to farmers whose livestock was culled during last year's outbreak.
- Still, Congress relaxed the embargo recently to allow trade in food and medicines, and a new day may be coming.
- Some restrictions may be relaxed soon, he says - but it won't be much.
- The government is relaxing its iron-fisted control of the economy.
- If the rules were relaxed, the power of the symbol would be devalued.
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