In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(instrument) ajustar(instrument) poner a punto(speed/temperature/volume) regulardon't forget to adjust your watches — no se olviden de cambiar la hora de su reloj
- adjust the mirror — ajuste el retrovisor
- adjust seasoning to taste — sazonar a gusto
- adjust the belt to fit — ajuste el cinturón a su medida
- This trend continued when the data were adjusted for inflammatory markers.
- However, the report is already adjusted for such seasonal factors.
- In addition, the analysis was adjusted for the number of annual hospitalisations.
- All analyses were adjusted for age, sex, and education.
- The multivariate analyses were adjusted for age, smoking, and family history of allergy.
- The seat height was adjusted for each individual before each test using a standardized method.
- The estimates were adjusted for 16 major confounding factors.
- If the diesel engine is adjusted for low particulate emissions, more nitrogen oxide is produced.
- However, when the number of doses dispensed in the different units was adjusted for, the differences were not significant.
- Also note that the data in these tables are not adjusted for group sizes, and smaller groups are at a distinct disadvantage.
- Partial pressure in oxygen was adjusted for altitude and reported as if it were obtained at sea level.
- Soil temperatures are favorable for corn and most of the planters are adjusted for the dry conditions.
- The data were adjusted for these variables separately in males and females.
- Tests were not adjusted for any reason.
- Furthermore, all analyses were statistically adjusted for intervention and control status.
- Analyses were adjusted for age and sex, and there was no effect modification.
- All analyses were adjusted for clustering of offspring within families.
- The standard errors of the model estimates were adjusted for the clustering of patients within hospitals.
- All linear measurements were adjusted for their respective level of magnification.
- These results were adjusted for age, sex, and deprivation.
1.3(straighten, correct)arreglarhe adjusted his tie — se arregló la corbata
2(in insurance)to adjust a claim — liquidar / tasar un siniestro
1(seat/strap) poderse ajustarto adjust (to sth/-ing) — adaptarse / amoldarse (a algo/+ inf)
- A Country Parish examines life in west Wiltshire as it follows vicar Jamie Allen and his family as he moves into the parish of Seend and adjusts to country life.
- Also being considered are better light transmission and, ultimately, tunable laser protection that adjusts to the hazard.
- Analysts have not ruled out the company making a major strategic shift as it adjusts to changing market conditions.
- He has not adjusted to being recognised in the shops.
- It continually adjusts to the owner's driving preferences, tuning itself to provide more power on demand for better fuel economy.
- I am proud of the way we have adjusted to the bear market.
- By the time we got to the car I had already adjusted to my new situation.
- Almost a year after the re-organisation of Otley primary schools provision, people have apparently adjusted to the change.
- The screen also has both a variable brightness control as well as an ambient light sensor that automatically adjusts to the environment.
- I am frankly filled with admiration at the way in which Australians have reacted and adjusted to this new situation.
- Being a flexible sort, I quickly adjusted to the new policy.
- And Minnesotans seem adjusted to the taxes, calling their state high tax, high service.
- I soon adjusted to being home with my Dad for half a day alone and before I knew it, Debbie was home from school with stories of what they did in school.
- By giving more weight to more recent data, such smoothing adjusts to abrupt shifts in the underlying level of a data series, such as a sudden jump up to a new, higher level.
- However, his recent run suggests he has adjusted to the new role just behind a lone striker which Ferguson earmarked for him last year.
- A couple of days later I felt perfectly normal, possibly two kilos lighter and finally adjusted to the heat.
- A 3/8 reversible drill adjusts to hold a range of bits (the spiral shafts that actually drill the holes).
- When I returned, I neglected to remove them, having adjusted to damp sandals.
- I'm still getting adjusted to life in Waterloo, and it's been tough.
- As you can easily see, the preferences information adjusts to reflect the addition of the equipment for the second computer.
- She was immediately sent to New York, taking her vows in Tarrytown, and quickly adjusted to religious life.
- She said that the program is best suited to upper-level students who have already adjusted to life on campus and in the community.
- The Adjustable Kicker is a reusable steel brace that can be attached to wood or metal forms, adjusts to various angles, and can be used on ground, concrete, asphalt, and wood surfaces.
- Ulma Form Works, Hawthorne, N.J., devised a self-rising forming system that adjusts to a changing geometry as the core rises.
- But getting adjusted to some of the old traditions has also been painful.
- There are some journalists who have not adjusted to pop journalism.
- But the computer - programmed prosthesis automatically adjusts to his weight and gait.
- The system adjusts to enhance stability, even for very small deviations from the desired motion, which the driver may not even notice, the company says.
- The demonstration had to be delayed and adjusted to cope with the vast crowds, and there were fewer than half the number of cars you'd actually see at the start of a real race.
- Rolling uses an appropriate size die that adjusts to the steel tube, angle, pipe, channel, bar or steel beam and revolves at the same peripheral speed, turning in opposite directions.
- The handset is dominated by a 176 mm X 320 mm colour display screen that adjusts to the users' hand movements to allow for tilting, scrolling and zooming.
- It's a flexible, adaptive, dynamic system that never stops - it continually adjusts to the threat.
- Lambert, then, adjusted to the sideshow, but the main event was new to him, more physical and demanding on the field than he had expected.
- Although Lufthansa is a global operating carrier, their business is local and thus the airline adjusts to local needs and habits.
- He has been in the post for two years and 10 months, and despite a lack of fluency in Chinese, he has adjusted to life here.
- This lounge chair automatically adjusts to your body, eliminating the strap marks caused by poorer quality models, and comes with a pillow and wooden armrests.
- Length is adjusted by loosening the knurled locking collar only a halt turn, after which the post adjusts to the desired height and is secured by another half turn of the locking collar.
- The Auto Grab system constantly monitors tong pressure and adjusts to securely hold grapple loads while skidding, thus reducing operator work load.
- If there's been one negative aspect of Mike's time here, it would be the food, something he still hasn't adjusted to.
- It automatically adjusts to daylight savings time.
1adaptarseamoldarseto adjust oneself to sth/-ing — amoldarse a algo/+ inf
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