In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine capacidadfeminine aptitudfeminine capacidada student of great ability — un estudiante muy capaz
- with the ability to lead a team — capaz de dirigir un equipo
- to the best of one's ability — lo mejor que uno pueda
- I did it to the best of my ability — lo hice lo mejor que pude
- her ability to walk is now severely impaired — su movilidad se ha visto seriamente afectada
- he lost the ability to speak — perdió el habla
- people's ability to pay — los recursos de (que dispone) la gente
- The defendant denied that, and said that Michael worked and had the ability to pay.
- This is the sort of film that doesn't really require much acting ability.
- All you are paying for is the ability to say that you've seen it early.
- Does anyone think leadership ability can be quantified?
- Finally, a more equal system of registration fees should be introduced, based on the ability to pay.
- It is a mark of her ability that the player has managed to remain in the world's top five despite the injuries.
- The one thing we need right now is enthusiasm and the ability to motivate a squad.
- Many sources cited in the book pay tribute to his ability to include others, to lead.
- Mario Jardel has the potential and the ability to become a Bolton Wanderers hero.
- His only interests were games - he was of average ability in football and cricket.
- I'd never seen her in a show before, so I had no idea the extent of her ability.
- Those countries first have to have access to knowledge and the ability to use knowledge.
- She utilized her resources to the best of her ability.
- You possess the ability to back your strong imagination with will and action.
- That gave them a chance and all they lacked was the ability to dominate less experienced opponents.
- This indicates that differences in the rate of accumulation of economic knowledge due to natural ability do not exist.
- The boy possesses the uncanny ability to eat like an elephant and remain as skinny as a stick.
- But to my mind the most important thing by far is the ability to motivate and get the best out of people.
- It was, in its own way, a triumph: the message of a voiceless woman who never lost her ability to speak.
- I'm convinced that he possesses the individual technical ability to be in the France team.
- He has professional experience and has the ability to serve in any controlling body.
- Making soup requires very little in the way of culinary skills apart from an ability to chop vegetables.
- He's got pace, he's aggressive, and for a big lad he's got some ability.
- His mother was a woman of great ability, balanced and thoughtful.
- He has skills and knowledge and an ability to work all over the world that the older men simply don't have.
- He has pace, skill, an ability to shoot with both feet, and incredible shot accuracy.
- Britain should adopt a graduated income tax based on the ability to pay.
- Perhaps, but how many have charisma and the ability to motivate and inspire players?
- His pace and score-taking ability impressed many in the final games of the season.
- The company is part of an empire with proven marketing ability, especially in selling music.
- He possesses that rare ability to unlock defences to break a stalemate.
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