In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(work, doings)actividad femininethe activities of drug dealers — las actividades de los narcotraficantes
- it's not an activity I enjoy — no es algo que me guste hacer
- The level of operational activity is higher and this means that we are spending more time away from our families and friends.
- The locality has been a hive of activity in recent weeks.
- Our goal is for the patient to perform the conditioning activity at a level that is similar to that of normal individual of the same age.
- Growth in activity and employment was robust, while confidence levels were high across the board, he said.
- A change in activity level or training routine may be the key etiologic factor.
- Where it really falls down is that even in respect of private activity, employers can contract out of the protections.
- Pardew said that the level of US business activity in Bulgaria was still not where it should be.
- Patients should be questioned about cycle patterns, contraception, and sexual activity.
- The post office was always a hive of activity with people bustling about.
- Over this period there have been ebbs and flows in the level of activity, often in response to the major issues and challenges of the day.
- High levels of sexual activity were perceived as normative for both sexes.
- Levels of activity in the economy will rise, employment will be boosted and tax receipts will boom.
- While it was miserable and wet outside, the school hall was a hive of activity, with face painting, games and stalls.
- A study in chimpanzees showed lower levels of sexual activity when the females were given oral contraceptives.
- For several weeks the new centre has become a hive of activity as community volunteers put up the fixtures and fittings in time for the big move.
- Physical activity is an equal partner in developing a healthy lifestyle.
- Physical activity and alcohol intake were categorised as in earlier reports.
- Physical activity helps control weight by burning excess calories that would otherwise be stored as fat.
- Lawmakers must clarify contract laws and develop new legislation that governs private business activity.
- The analysis concerns the seismic activity occurring during 1874-1913.
- Today we need to consciously work out to incorporate the same level of activity into our daily routine.
- A constant reappraisal and fine tuning of educational activity at all levels will give new generations the skills and confidence to work for a better future.
- All subjects were surveyed about their use of health promoting behaviors, including physical activity.
- We expect 2003 to be a year of reasonable but not spectacular growth in economic activity and business revenues.
- There was a high level of competitive activity in certain areas.
- I found that dancers and varsity athletes are engaging in physical activity for an equal number of hours per day.
- This leads to a sharp decline in the level of economic activity, and the economy enters a period of stagnation.
- A second, functional level of military activity responded to shifts in the conduct of operations.
- In contrast, growth of business activity across the UK private sector as a whole picked up slightly to a strong pace.
- After breakfast, the house is bustling with activity and movement.
- Buses radiate out from Valletta bus station, which is a hive of activity from early morning until about 8pm.
- As far as sexual activity is concerned, Jacobs explained, the role of testosterone is still not well defined.
- How do you foresee further developments in Italian business activity in Bulgaria?
- Physical activity has marked effects on several functions of the human body that may influence cancer risk.
- Undernutrition is common in many chronic conditions, and obesity can result from conditions that limit physical activity.
- I am optimistic because there is already a brisk commercial activity under free market conditions.
2(action, movement)actividad femininemovimiento masculinemasculine bulliciodiplomatic/military activity — actividad diplomática/militar
- a bit less chatter and more activity in that corner! — ¡los de ese rincón, menos charla y más trabajo!
3(recreational)actividad feminineleisure activities — pasatiempos masculine
- before noun activity holiday — vacaciones con actividades programadas
- The list of activities is long and diverse, from youth clubs to sports teams to skateparks to Scout packs.
- The Supporters Club will be involved in a range of promotional and social activities through the year.
- A Scot and a keen sportsman he had extended the company's welfare and recreation activities.
- He took a keen interest in local affairs and kept up to date with sporting activities.
- The principle aim is to promote outdoor activities and social camaraderie for retired people.
- There are many health related benefits in becoming active and participating in local sport and recreational activity.
- Its activities include the provision of lunches and a wide range of leisure activities from art to yoga.
- He encouraged the men to get involved in sporting activities, and football soon became a favourite.
- The volunteers help the children with their daily needs and organise sporting activities for them.
- Information on activities and pursuits available to children in the area will be provided.
- The visit was part of the Sporting Champions initiative to promote games and activities in schools.
- A range of activities should be made available so that school children have an opportunity to test themselves and find a sport or activity that they are good at.
- Most policies, for example, exclude water sport or other hazardous activities.
- In regions where trout are indigenous, the sport of fly-fishing is big business as a sporting activity and a tourist attraction.
- He said sea angling was a major sport and recreational activity and if the competitions had to be cancelled irreparable damage would be done.
- He has not returned to his former sporting activities with the exception of golf.
- Most contracts will exclude any hazardous water sports or adventurous activities.
- Some patients have no regular access to social activities or talking therapy.
- He said the club's social activities have ranged from football to having its own choral society.
- Gone is the person who would engage in a sport or activity as a pastime rather than a profession.
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