In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(attack) resistir(heat/pain) soportar(pain/heat) aguantar(pain/heat) resistir(hardship) soportar(temptation) resistir
- The lightweight, cellulose-reinforced cement board withstands high winds and corrosion.
- Ramachandran initially thought that the young girl would not be able to withstand the pressure.
- Not many flowers are designed specifically to withstand cold and frosty weather.
- The material withstands rain and wind without rotting.
- So far, luckily, the Internet has proven to be incredibly robust (by design), by withstanding these behind-the-scenes attacks.
- The second half was a different story as they had to withstand strong pressure from New Oak.
- By 1216 the castle was sufficiently strong to withstand a siege by forces opposed to King John.
- The new bench is made from heavy duty material designed to withstand vandalism.
- Such hoses are designed to withstand water pressure if the water is left on continuously.
- In so far as possible, the houses will be designed to withstand earthquakes.
- The fortified doors were designed to withstand extreme pressure and a hail of bullets.
- The shield did not look especially strong, but it withstood pressure that would have crushed the man.
- Few of us are able to withstand the onslaught of the forces of money and greed.
- Straffan withstood a very strong comeback from the home side in the second half that yielded a goal from Toms Fitzgerald from 25 yards, to claim victory.
- Their structure is designed to withstand the harshest heat, wind and occasional sea spray.
- The family were forced to seek refuge in an office building that was designed to withstand hurricanes.
- In the game against Army, Air Force withstood a strong start from Army and the teams went in at half-time at nil-all.
- Leighlin then withstood some strong pressure from Naomh Eoin, who with Robert Foley prominent, threatened to snatch a winning goal.
- Any amount of opposing forces can be withstood without any harm to Hinduism.
- There are only two houses on Gugh, both of which have oddly curved roofs, designed to withstand the winter gales.
- The Alaskan kites are very hardy and can withstand wind speeds of up to 15 miles per hour.
- Whether the Blair government's new law withstands judicial scrutiny remains to be seen.
- A viable decision making system must be able to withstand the rigorous critique of players.
- So this levee was not designed to withstand a hurricane the magnitude of Katrina.
- Are the estimated 10 lakh trees in the city capable of withstanding the gusty wind.
- This tough plant withstands full sun and wind in soggy conditions.
- Moreover a computer network that was designed to withstand a nuclear attack is not too easily closed down.
- But it adds that nuclear power plants were not designed to withstand attacks such as large aircraft impact.
- With firm insistence such as this, how could Charlie have withstood such opposition?
- I wish they made these things able to withstand the hypocrisy of partisan politics.
- Lamb is a miraculous meat, robustly withstanding strong flavours, showcasing subtler vibes without overpowering them, brightened by fruit, bouncing off tomato, enlivened by herbs.
- You need to have strong principle to be able to withstand the pressures and temptations.
- Tattersall's has been able to withstand severe pressure on costs by virtue of a blessed business environment.
- They're either too weak to withstand any hits or their attacks do little other than annoy this rebel hellion.
- Very few buildings, other than bomb shelters, are designed to withstand impact from the outside.
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