In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(foresight)previsión feminineto act with anticipation — obrar con previsión
- anticipation of your opponent's moves is very important — es muy importante saber anticiparse a las jugadas del contrincante
- thanking you in anticipation — agradeciéndole de antemano su atención
- she resigned in anticipation of her dismissal — previendo que la iban a despedir, renunció
- It would be a massive understatement to say that Condorcet's forecast of advances in science, technology, and medicine has held up better than his anticipations of progress in ethics and politics.
- There are bizarre anticipations of the Princess Diana cult - airhead clothes-horse becomes martyr for entire, weeping nation - in this musical about the trophy wife of dictator Juan Peron.
- Poetic vision is always double vision, impressions of fact always mediated by anticipations of form; but here these anticipations seem to obstruct, or even to prevent, any knowledge of a real house or real road.
- She has also started to conceptualise the passage of time, filling her constant conversation with memories and anticipations.
- A brand is a well-differentiated concept for providing consumers with a benefit that will arouse motivating, exclusive and incomparable anticipations.
- Each day, we awaken with certain expectations and anticipations: people we will see, things we plan to do, obligations or tasks to be fulfilled.
- With its ability to fold a mythic idealized past into anticipations of the postwar city and its new social arrangements, the community center was an ideal vehicle for the living memorial.
- This erotics of identification invariably frustrates the viewers' anticipations and appeals instead to their puzzle-solving abilities.
- The movie has fascinating echoes and anticipations of films like Casablanca, Paths of Glory and Lawrence of Arabia, and it tells an unglamorous truth about fear among the officer classes.
- ‘These anticipations were happily premature,’ he wrote later.
- It was the aroma of the Christmas cake baking that triggered the anticipations and excitement.
- After a pleasant journey we arrived safely - yet it was far from our anticipations and the mood of contentment lapsed.
- Proximate preparation is all that transpires generally from, say, late October through December, in terms of anticipations and plans.
- ‘Everybody, everywhere will be perpetually and constantly looking up, with a sense of loss and insecurity, with a vague distress of painful anticipations,’ Wells wrote.
- He'd wanted some hope that his negative anticipations would be proven wrong, but I had just confirmed that leaving college would not only be as bad as he feared, but actually much worse.
- This simple reality is hidden from view by early philosophical and theological anticipations of mass schooling in various writings about social order and human nature.
- I know you are excited with the anticipations of these adventures you can experience, but I am hard at work
- But anticipations of victory, however rational, were premature.
- Older people I think are probably in a stage of life where the anticipations of death are more frequent.
- We may become so obsessed with our ability to anticipate future events that our anticipations may seem to be real to us.
2(expectation)expectativa feminineafter months of anticipation — tras meses de expectativa
- in anticipation of good weather — esperando que iba a hacer buen tiempo
3(of funds)anticipo masculine
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