In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(direction/pressure) hacia arriba(movement/spiral) ascendente(tendency) al alzathe long upward climb — el largo ascenso
- However, this upward trend does not mean that the weather will be constantly improving.
- Mr Dennehy says this reflects a dramatic upward spiral in the number of assaults on prison officers.
- The figures should reflect benefits from an upward trend in milk prices due to the weakness of sterling against the euro.
- The art market is extremely volatile, but fortunately for us artists it is an upward volatility!
- With the real estate market growing by leaps and bounds, the upward trend of land rates will not change.
- If there is a downward pull, then there must be an upward pull to balance it: that is levitation.
- There may be upward spikes now and then, but oil mostly just gets cheaper and cheaper.
- But the number of houses for sale remains relatively low, putting upward pressure on prices.
- This price series was the key factor behind the upward revisions to the growth rate of the overall index.
- The main concern is with the vertical upward forces which act on the plant, producing an uprooting tendency.
- The upward trend in lone parenthood has most affected the level of benefit receipt and costs.
- Think of cycling 100 miles on a slight upward incline compared with the same distance on a perfectly flat road.
- It looks like it wasn't actually an upward trend and that we're still remaining pretty stable.
- The conditions are in place for upward momentum from here but the market has not embraced this view, yet.
- There has been an upward trend over the past few years in the number of people worshipping at the cathedral.
- Drought conditions across Europe are having an upward pressure on grain price.
- The overall fertility rate also took an upward turn, taking us back nearly to replacement level.
- Margins may, however, get squeezed over time by the upward trend in the price of oil.
- The recent upward trend of body piercing has become a large part of the teenage fashion scene.
- As in the Eastern Region the upward trend in the number of young women taking drugs was also confirmed.
1(climb/look) hacia arribaface upward — boca arriba
- everyone from 60 upward — todas las personas de 60 años para arriba / de 60 años o más
- upward of 30 years/$100 — más de 30 años/100 dólares
- we had to revise our estimate upward — tuvimos que revisar nuestro presupuesto al alza
- Looking upwards in New York used to be a sure sign that you were a tourist.
- One knife had slashed his side, penetrating upwards through the muscle and entering the lung.
- Most of the force of the blast was pushed upwards and debris was still flying down after several minutes.
- My arms went to the floor and pushed down in an attempt to move my body upwards.
- The air sparkled with crystals of ice and our breath hung in clouds as we climbed steadily upwards.
- That is, near the bottom and moving upwards, rather than floating down from the top.
- Hanna and I find a big flat rock to lie back on and stare upwards at the dark sheet splattered with silver glitter.
- Hysteria was at one time thought to be caused by the womb moving upwards due to the influence of malign humours.
- To her it felt like swimming upwards towards the surface of the sea before breaking it.
- The clouds lit up pink from below in all directions, the road was wet and reflected pink upwards.
- The road curves gently upwards, giving increasingly inspiring views as it does.
- I am overcome with vertigo and panic and feel frozen, yet forced to continue upwards.
- He had to tilt his head upwards to see clearly and was thus unable to work for more than a few hours at a stretch.
- They were young men starting to make their names in the game but he is the man who has helped them move upwards.
- Here, a cold current fed from the Atlantic is forced upwards as it hits a massive sub-sea ridge.
- Your home can be endlessly improved, or you can move ever upwards to more expensive houses.
- If the patient was moved upwards it was done by pulling the sheet and the body moved as a unit.
- I stared upwards into the gloom and could make out the outline of a face, with two eyes staring straight at me.
- A flock of birds, startled by the light, exploded upwards from the grass next to the hospital.
- It is also expected to suggest the use of hoods on the sides of street lamps to stop the light going upwards.
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