In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(alteration)masculine ajustemasculine ajustemasculine reajustemasculine arreglomasculine cambiofeminine modificaciónto make adjustments to a machine — hacerle ajustes a una máquina
- the plan needs some minor adjustments — el plan necesita algunos pequeños cambios / algunas pequeñas modificaciones
- we had to make some adjustments to our lifestyle — tuvimos que cambiar / adaptar un poco
- This rarely requires dosage adjustment or discontinuation of the drug.
- In many cases, the adjustment moved the faculty member from economic marginality to a living wage.
- The annual adjustment shall be made only in respect of one-fifth of the tax imposed on the goods.
- Then, I checked the micrometer height adjustment shaft - its bearing surfaces were worn out!
- He's continually suggesting adjustments from the cockpit during races.
- Instead of making adjustments depending on whom we play, we're going to master our system.
- Indeed, the same spoon reamers were probably also used to make adjustments to the tuning of their instruments.
- Risk adjustment can contribute to quality improvement by allowing outcomes to be compared fairly.
- Less populated states would likely have been beneficiaries of this somewhat flawed mathematical adjustment.
- Nonetheless, the bank continues to offer a third of its aid - US $5.8 billion in 2001-for structural adjustment.
- Vdot is reviewing 34 requests for adjustments covering existing contracts on all of the agency's projects.
- She showed no resistance to making necessary adjustments, including dietary ones, to treat her problem.
- It was therefore decided not to make any adjustment to the original productivity data.
- She also questioned the adjustment of market values by reference to Savill's Index.
- Like a quarterback, linemen have to sense what defense is coming and make adjustments on the fly.
- With Thornton on injured reserve, the team will have to make adjustments in its pass rush.
- Also watch for players trying to make "last minute adjustments."
- A clear audit trail also is produced, replacing the spreadsheets that underwriters would previously attach to policies to document pricing adjustments.
- Make an adjustment to the hit by reducing the amount of right spin.
- Some diesel cars can use the new fuel as a blend with normal diesel with-out making adjustments to their engine.
2.1masculine ajustefeminine puesta a puntomasculine ajuste
2.2(of person)adaptación feminineadjustment to sth/-ing — adaptación a algo/+ inf feminine
- the period of adjustment — el período de adaptación
- A manova was used to assess the effect of intimacy with parents on adjustment.
- Several measures covering problem behavior, sexual experiences, and interests and psychosocial adjustment were also included.
- The characters lives and experiences demonstrate their displacement, spiritual homelessness, and the hardships of adjustment to a new society.
- Yes, some rich people will benefit from such an adjustment.
- A similar weakness is inherent in psychologies based on adjustment or adaptation.
- Based on theoretical conceptualizations derived from attachment theory, we would expect to identify mediational effects of perceptions of parents on behavioral adjustment.
- He said, how many people you have gotten a permanent adjustment.
- Medical students ' stress also was expected to be associated with poorer marital and emotional adjustment among their spouses.
- A study of the effects of corporal punishment in one Caribbean locale found a modest, direct relationship between physical punishment and psychological adjustment.
- Very little has been done on postwar adjustment of veterans in the North.
- A lot of stuff will still go through him, which is a little bit of an adjustment for Patrick.
- Palestinians should, thus, be willing to make these much less painful adjustments.
- He has made a slight adjustment successfully.
- Adults usually develop adjustment disorders to stressors related to marital discord, finances, or work.
- It's an adjustment he's still getting to grips with.
- Parenting characterized by acceptance and firm control is associated, for adolescents, with enhanced school performance and general psychosocial adjustment.
- If a patient is going to show signs of adjustment the facility will be able to make the appropriate decision.
- Moves often result in the use of new technologies and equipment, calling for adjustments in the ways people access and process information.
- She seems to have made an adjustment away from Bill quite nicely through these sessions.
- Dealing with the unexpected requires rapid adjustment to the actual situation.
3(of insurance claim)liquidación femininetasación feminine
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