In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the wherewithal — los medios
- now that I've got the wherewithal — ahora que tengo con qué
- Actually, it's the missing bits of story you're supposed to fill in that winds me up, but I lack the wherewithal to explain why.
- They are the lucky ones: they have the wherewithal to pay for goods.
- A gusher of cash flow is giving businesses the wherewithal to increase their capital outlays.
- The film has a beautiful cast and he had the vision and the wherewithal to make it, and he made the picture look like it cost $100 million.
- All have the wherewithal to pay a premium for the quality of home life York offers.
- Few uninsured landlords and poor home owners have the wherewithal to rebuild - or the desire.
- Not everyone has the time, but most have the wherewithal to make some kind of contribution.
- The economic might means that we have the wherewithal to do whatever we need to do to meet this crisis.
- Ireland have the wherewithal to defeat a nation that has plenty of heritage but little by way of present form.
- We need to maintain this strong economic growth as it provides the wherewithal to address the main issues facing the country.
- They don't have the money or the wherewithal to want to slam him on environment.
- If applicants have the money and wherewithal to wage a war of words, the effort usually pays off.
- Since he lacks the financing to build, he lacks the wherewithal to complete his side of the contract.
- Then they had the wherewithal to pick up the shotgun shells and create this fantastic call to 911.
- A national media that, having been taken in, lacks the wherewithal to tell it like it is.
- Yet she hasn't the wherewithal to hire lawyers to fight for what she is due.
- Beyond all the wrangling, though, lie deeper-seated problems, ills that the game actually has the wherewithal to cure.
- Luckily for them, Kilkenny did not have the wherewithal to make them pay.
- The vast majority of prisoners would lack the wherewithal to gather the witnesses and documents needed.
- If you had the wherewithal to afford a ‘moderate fee’ you could consult a palmist, inside a beach tent.
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