In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of situation, illness)empeoramiento masculine
- In this article I shall try to present you my opinion about the recent aggravation of earthquakes across the globe.
- In addition, 4 individuals had histories consistent with environmental aggravation of preexisting respiratory disease.
- The present-day military-political situation is marked by an extremely complex and conflicting character with outbreaks of new and aggravation of old seats of tension in some regions.
- Liver function tests exhibited a moderate aggravation just before death.
- The aggravation of the problem is directly related to the violence unleashed on the natural enemies of pests.
- The latest figures show a certain aggravation on the inflation front, according to the report.
- The trial was postponed to today for argument in mitigation and aggravation of sentence.
- The outcome will be economic aggravation, dashing the desperate hope for an economic recovery.
- I accept that he did suffer from some aggravation of his existing mental health problems.
- The Spaniards themselves, however, looked upon the sending of the Maine as a further aggravation of the long series of their just grievances against the United States.
- In general, most aggravations were short lived, averaging four days, and all had resolved by day 16.
- I gave the salve to one person with colitis and told him that it may cause a temporary aggravation.
- These verses, which sounded as if they had been sung expressly for the dirge of my departed happiness, were only an aggravation of my feelings.
- However, he came through the game without any major aggravation of the injury and the clash will stand to him for the semi-final.
- He pitched in an extended spring training game last week with no further aggravation.
- As a result, consumer prices grow, accompanied by a drastic aggravation of service quality.
- Hopefully that will lessen the aggravation to the knee.
- These types of communities could avoid the detrimental impacts of urban sprawl, including aggravation of the region's air quality problems.
- They also observed an occasional initial aggravation in symptoms with homoeopathy.
- The acupuncture was still giving a good improvement for his neck but the herbs caused an aggravation.
2.1informal (annoyance)fastidio masculinefollón masculine Spain informal
- Just think of how much pain and aggravation a simple cold sore causes you.
- It's not like there's even a paycheck or bonus or anything in the end to make it worth my aggravation.
- And the fire alarm before the last round of the day was also amusing, but just added to much of our aggravation.
- You'll save a lot of time and aggravation if you have detailed building plans.
- The boilerplate license agreements have been an additional source of aggravation.
- The sooner we end it, the less aggravation there will be.
- My second aggravation was an email virus hoax, kindly sent to me by a friend, in all good faith.
- I make a very nice living doing what I love to do, and I don't need the aggravation of his brand of cracked pot.
- But on top of the injury comes the aggravation and distress of legal battles over and above the medical battles.
- Other than low pay, expensive parking is a common juror aggravation, he said.
- Otherwise the aggravation is just not worth it to me.
- Over the next four years, excitement would give way to aggravation.
- Long lines, overcrowded, delayed and canceled flights all add to the aggravation.
- I need the cash, but I don't need the aggravation.
- Perhaps I need to find a private moment of zen each day, a way to let the aggravation fly away from here.
- I honestly felt a little stupidity now may save a whole lot of aggravation later.
- For their sakes I shall have to suffer the aggravations of travelling alone.
- But the victims moved into hastily built shelters nearby and caused him aggravation for at least four years.
- The question arises, therefore, of whether the cause of this needless aggravation is itself needless.
- But the demands have increased hugely and in general there's a lot more aggravation and a lot less fun than there used to be.
2.2British slang (fighting)bronca femininethey're trying to start some aggravation — están buscando camorra / bronca informal
- Last Friday, he pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery with aggravation.
- In my judgment, grave though the libel is, and grave though the aggravation has been, the answer to that question is decisively no.
- Let's get together and have a competition with all the best pilots without the aggravation found at the Worlds.
- I didn't have the nerve to confront them, fearing further aggravation.
- In fact, it's an intermediary between two sectors notorious for aggravation: Spanish builders and British estate agents.
- Section 61J of the Crimes Act, which is the offence with which they were all charged, has a number of circumstances of aggravation.
- They left and didn't cause any aggravation, he added.
- The other circumstance of aggravation is that in the course of that particular incident he detained the woman.
- They also said if management give any aggravation about this they would give them seven days notice that they would join the strike.
- That being so, it is plain that the offence of which the applicant was convicted was not a matter of aggravation.
- "I did not advocate segregation, and I did not advocate aggravation," he writes.
- Thus while the words had a race element within them, this did not fall strictly within the statutory definition of racial aggravation.
- Approximately how many were carjackings, or incidents that involved threats, aggravation or violence?
- When I first started clubbing I used to dread the brawls and aggravation.
- Later, when his tension level is not at its peak, he can deal with his aggravation realistically.
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