In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(opposed)to be resistant to sth/-ing — resistirse / oponer resistencia a algo/+ inf
- Behavior that is controlled in this intermittent way becomes highly resistant to change.
- Growing resistant soybean cultivars is a very effective way of controlling the disease.
- Over a period of time they become much more firmly fixed and resistant to decay and interference.
- There is, though, a small catch: it is not water resistant.
- Multidrug resistant malaria is not yet a major problem in east and central Africa.
- Nearly five per cent of all vines grow on their own roots, without having been grafted on to resistant rootstocks.
- The tiles were designed to be incredibly resistant to heat.
- To increase the durability of the table, use a finish that is resistant to water stains.
- Wood from slowly growing trees with narrow rings proved resistant to decay.
- The hollow bones are thin-walled, but actually quite resistant to stress from bending - the stresses involved in flight.
- They also investigate the ecological assumption that some organizational features are more resistant to change than others.
- Already diseases like TB are making a resurgence in the West, including strains increasingly resistant to most antibiotics.
- So within a short time, there will be millions of germs resistant to penicillin.
- Antibiotic therapy for these noninfectious problems results in the colonization of highly resistant organisms.
- Meanwhile, new products are being developed, because most mosquitoes have grown resistant to the original insecticides.
- His research team was working on a project to prevent bacteria becoming more resistant to antibiotics.
- The fibers are strong, durable, and resistant to heat.
- The parasite continuously mutates, making itself resistant to malaria drugs.
- Will crops that have been genetically manipulated to be resistant to herbicides result in greater use of herbicides?
- Less resistant strains tend to be killed off by antibiotics, while those which are genetically tougher survive.
2Biologíaresistenteresistant to sth — resistente a algo
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