In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(at all, in the least)remotamentehe wasn't even remotely interested — no estaba ni remotamente interesado
- it is remotely possible he'll come — existe una remota posibilidad de que venga
- The ravenous creatures themselves are perhaps the film's only remotely redeeming feature.
- That fact does not mean all the basic tenets of ANY religion are correct or even remotely true.
- There are four basic styles, though the way I do them, none of them appears even remotely stylish.
- The next night we were miles away from anything even remotely resembling a resort.
- That's not to say it's a bad idea, since the movie never ever pretends to have anything remotely to do with real life.
- Most in-patients, according to him, are not even remotely connected with the mines and the union.
- She had excellent health herself and was not remotely interested in being a health researcher or journalist.
- And part of that story is the optimism that the human brain is not even remotely close to its limits on capacity.
- Was anybody's high school experience even remotely close to that?
- And it certainly does not need to be insular, or remotely reactionary.
- Only Debbie seems to be remotely interested in the people around her.
- No American president could dream of anything remotely like that today.
- Not for decades would Hollywood produce anything even remotely like it.
- I am unaware of any object published in the literature that is even remotely similar.
- However, it was a beautiful day and didn't seem remotely spooky.
- Moreover, in social terms he has had to bear a burden the others could not even remotely contemplate having to carry.
- So here we have a young boy who is not remotely crazy but who none the less suffered greatly in an environment that prevented him from being the person he was.
- It also doesn't help that I've never tried a hangover cure that was even remotely effective.
- That's funny, I thought to myself, you must be mistaking me for someone who is remotely interested.
- In other words, no compromise between these two views is remotely possible.
2(distantly)(situated) en un lugar apartadothe two events are not even remotely connected — no hay ni la más remota conexión entre los dos hechos
- we're remotely related — somos parientes muy lejanos
- Do you need to be at the system to monitor and control it or can you operate remotely?
- The required counterpart in code will be some mechanism for taking control of the machine in question, remotely.
- They were connected to the timing device of a compact disc player designed to detonate them remotely.
- Each turret was controlled separately and remotely from the bridge of the saucer.
- The controls can be executed remotely via e-mail or a Web page.
- So they would try to remotely control it back to the course they wanted it to take.
- All devices that can be remotely accessed or controlled would also be at risk.
- Two remotely controlled roving vehicles are now on the Martian surface.
- It has started using the wireless networking technology to control trains remotely.
- Can someone else turn on the control utility remotely in my machine?
- In contrast, the little bird that flew around, remotely controlled, looked harmless enough.
- The lifting bag also comes with a remotely controlled activator which can be triggered up to a kilometre away.
- The Trojan allows infected machines to be controlled remotely by attackers in order to send spam, for example.
- That's in addition to the troubleshooting we did remotely during the tank drain.
- This would also allow the unit to be controlled remotely across a network keeping the cabling to a minimum.
- Predator is remotely piloted, meaning a pilot controls the Predator via data link.
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