In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the upshot (of sth) — el resultado final (de algo)
- the upshot of it all is that no one is getting promoted — lo que resulta de todo esto es que no hay ascenso para nadie
- what was the upshot of the discussion? — ¿en qué quedó / acabó la discusión?
- The upshot of the result is that Stars retain their ten-point lead at the top of the table.
- What it could not do was predict with any certainty the political upshot of such a massive act of force.
- The upshot, of course, it that tyre shops now have thousands of used tyres clogging their yards.
- Sounds great in theory, but the practical upshot of this can be unsettling to the public.
- The upshot of the January meeting was that seven of the nine-strong board resigned.
- The upshot is that for the forseable future, the Reserve Bank is essentially powerless.
- The upshot of this discussion for the questions with which we started can be put somewhat simply.
- The upshot of it all is that we can now go and fetch our kittens, hopefully before Christmas.
- That was the upshot of a very well attended public meeting held at the school hall on Thursday night last.
- The upshot of this is that when people come to retire they find they may have a number of pension plans that are each worth only a small sum.
- Anyway, the upshot is that I was on a train yesterday afternoon when I'd like to have been in front of a TV set.
- The upshot is that until a new site has been listed by Google for a month or more, a search may not always retrieve it.
- The upshot, however, was an increase in the amount of time each listener spent with the station.
- The upshot was that the regional council postponed that meeting and held another one.
- The upshot is very little productive investment is made as all the money goes ultimately to fund state borrowing.
- The upshot is that grape-growers do not have to spend vast amounts of cash on pesticides.
- The upshot is a more effective sunscreen that does not look like war-paint when we apply it to our bodies.
- She gave a long, rambling explanation, the upshot of which is that her mom works there, and got her the job.
- The upshot is that many hard-working health staff will have their hours halved.
- The inevitable upshot is a reduction in services at a time when we are hoping to dramatically improve what we provide.
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