In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(feat)logro masculineto stay in the first division was quite an achievement — permanecer en primera división fue toda una hazaña / todo un logro
- It's a remarkable achievement, a testimony to Hall's skill, his knowledge and motivational qualities.
- Woetzel now seems to be well on her way to matching her sporting achievements with similar success on stage.
- It was a remarkable achievement and was hailed genius after his predicted crash of 1929 occurred.
- The building is truly a remarkable achievement and is the result of much planning and hard work by all involved.
- His first album appeared in late 1961, a remarkable achievement for a hick who'd landed in the city only a few months earlier.
- This will be an influential book, and is a remarkable achievement.
- It is a remarkable achievement for the club and establishes them as one of the best ladies club sides ever to come out of the province.
- McCarthy is only 19 years old and to reach a World final and finish fifth is a remarkable achievement.
- That's a remarkable achievement given the bitter division between those two parties.
- It will be a remarkable achievement for the whole of the State, which has a persisting tendency to delay projects.
- Such a remarkable achievement was made just four years and four months after the service was introduced.
- I want to congratulate them on their achievements as it is remarkable in how they did it.
- Always be honest about your achievements and skills and make sure the information is up to date.
- He is congratulated on his wonderful achievement and wished continued success in the future.
- This was Simon's third year in a row to win the National Long Jump title, a remarkable achievement.
- Even so, for an entire family to achieve Black Belt status is a remarkable achievement.
- If offers a wide ranging programme for all ages which in itself is a remarkable achievement for the organisers.
- A remarkable achievement for someone who is well over 80, and is often accused of being neither use nor ornament.
- That is a remarkable achievement given the present redevelopment work which has disrupted movement around the city centre.
- Winning the French Open the year before had been a remarkable achievement, but he had to beat his old friend, Alex Corretja, to do it.
2(success)éxito masculinelogro masculinea sense of achievement — la satisfacción de haber logrado algo
- (in education) high/low achievement — buen/mal rendimiento
3(act)consecución femininelogro masculine
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