In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1menoshis last play is less amusing — su última obra es menos divertida / no es tan divertida
- I see them less often than I'd like — los veo menos de lo que me gustaría
- the situation is no less serious than it was — la situación sigue siendo tan grave como antes
- the less valuable of the two paintings — el menos valioso de los dos cuadros
- the less you practise, the more difficult it becomes — cuanto menos practicas, más difícil te resulta
- As we focus on that, what happens to the institution becomes less important.
- It's less important that they suffer than we're made to look stupid.
- It is said that this kind of convention is getting less important in modern China.
- In reality, the factors that caused the war are far less important than its consequences.
- What I am trying to say is that the end result makes the platform choice less important.
- The story itself appears less important than the manner in which it has been told.
- Small HDL particles are much less effective at soaking up their bad brethren.
- Well, now that we have broadband, the ability to load pages without images has become a lot less important.
- One apparently almost universal discriminatory practice was to pay women less than men.
- I think labels are less important than practical solutions to fund museums.
- I look up and see he is wearing rather academic spectacles, which makes him look slightly less threatening.
- The same trend applies, albeit to a less impressive extent, in the abbreviated format.
- At first, the design of the network will seem less important than the content that is moved over it.
- Lower leaves often turn yellow as the plant begins to head and become less important.
- Alcohol use disorders are considerably less common in this age range than they are among younger individuals.
- That is part of the answer, but a less important part than the nature of the new legislation.
- Sometimes the vanity is so strong that the health or even the life of the kids becomes less important.
- To some extent the presence or absence of fine writing is even less important to me here than it is with people journals.
- Suddenly the whole prospect seems considerably less appealing.
- Punitive and other reactions were considerably less common.
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