In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Technologyalineación feminineto be out of/in alignment — no estar/estar alineado
- wheel alignment — alineación de las ruedas
- The place where we went most often was Carnac, on the South coast of Brittany, a little town famous for its stunning prehistoric menhir alignments.
- We can see this important change at Nosterfield Quarry, immediately to the north, where Bronze Age field ditches and single pit alignments were discovered.
- Processions and alignments were important in henges and stone circles.
- Two as yet undated alignments of timber posts found near Brancaster could be Anglo-Saxon fish-traps, similar to examples found in the Blackwater estuary in Essex.
- An east-west oriented alignment of stones, situated outside the dwelling in front of the entrance, could be the remains of a windscreen.
2Politicsalineamiento masculinealignment with sb/sth — alineamiento con algn/algo
- Political alignments would shift, the military would reassert itself, and the country face international isolation.
- In these circumstances Muslims have to anticipate and judge political alignments that are likely to take place in near future.
- The old political alignments are going to give way to new ones.
- While a united Korea's chosen alliances and alignments might matter greatly to the powers of the Pacific, they would probably not constitute a casus belli.
- However, to Bengio and Ozcan this relationship is not an alliance, but an alignment.
- This is not how voters perceive political alignments, at least not in modern times.
- There is no clear picture of future political alignments right now.
- A few of them have even reconsidered their political alignment and are interested in joining up with the Ontario Party.
- But the scale of the leap is very large indeed and the political alignments do not yet vindicate Mr Kennedy's new-found confidence in his vision.
- It sometimes disturbed alliances and alignments, base agreements or trade arrangements, and friendly relations generally.
- The biggest post-election challenge is rebuilding the social justice agenda and its support base while reassessing political alignments.
- We are back rather in the chequered circumstances of the seventies, in which there was no clear pattern of domestic political alignments in the group.
- Rick Pass has raised a fascinating question about whether we're seeing a fundamental shift in Australia's political alignments.
- In those elections, the Labour Party shrank again, in spite of its alignment with several liberal-centre political groups.
- Election returns show that political alignments around social issues have shifted much less than their rhetoric would suggest.
- This outlook cuts across traditional sociological and political alignments.
- In such a situation there has been little room for any clear, simple alignment along the lines of one or two ideologies which could decisively change the country's direction.
- As the controversies over dispensation of the western territories grew unavoidable, so the Jacksonian political alignments crumbled.
- I note that there is almost an alignment with that position from those such as the association.
- Yesterday was a joyful day for anyone whose political alignments weren't causing them indigestion over what they were having to digest.
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