In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(evident)there's no apparent difference — no se advierte / nota ninguna diferencia
- for no apparent reason — sin motivo aparente
- it was apparent that … — estaba claro que …
- it was apparent to me/us that … — me/nos resultaba evidente / obvio que …
- to become apparent — hacerse patente
- The split has become apparent in a row over attempts to encourage wind power in the north west.
- The same approach to collective dominance is apparent in the context of mergers.
- The road had begun sinking some months back, with dips becoming apparent in the road.
- Often redness is apparent in the complexion or hair or the complexion is well tanned.
- The board fares reasonably well and the sheer effort apparent in the new design wins lots of points.
- The result of this will become more apparent in the second half of the year.
- It's been noticeable in a couple of games and I think it was apparent in this game.
- This reassurance gap is a national phenomenon, which is very much apparent in Cumbria.
- Such arguments simply portray investors as a mob that reacts to events for no apparent reason.
- He said there could be nuances that were not apparent in the English translation.
- This becomes apparent in wet conditions, when the driver's skill comes to the fore.
- He has been cast as a villain, who for no apparent reason went after a fan in the stands.
- The discussion ended and the man left the apartment with his threat still apparent in the room.
- The Athenian mix of culture and commerce was as apparent in art as architecture.
- Things turned worse when he began tripping over backwards for no apparent reason.
- Similar interest in evidence based public policy is apparent in other countries.
- The themes that dominate our pop culture are often only truly apparent in retrospect.
- The joint enterprise model of marriage is apparent in some of the factors in the checklist.
- This was not the only source of misery that became apparent in the course of our conversation.
- The dangers were most conspicuously apparent in the vast sums being made from India.
2(seeming)(interest/concern) aparentethe damage was more apparent than real — el daño era más aparente que real
- Most curious of all is the apparent lack of activity where you would expect it most.
- True, the apparent freedom and rationality of the human will may prove an illusion.
- In both cases, the market treated the good results with an apparent lack of enthusiasm.
- Her face, skeletal from an apparent lack of food, curves thin lips into a wry grin.
- So how can we make the most of this apparent lack of enthusiasm on the fish's part?
- We all end up paying more to avoid a problem which is normally more apparent than real.
- In each case our being embodied explains the confusion of apparent with real properties.
- Machines that won't start up due to an apparent lack of power are covered by the extension too.
- The apparent intensity of this backlash masks the real emptiness of such complaints.
- I am also getting exasperated with the apparent lack of will to achieve our deadline.
- There has been an apparent failure to contact or evaluate some of the children concerned.
- Her claims even go as far as describing an apparent attempted murder to which she was the eyewitness.
- Despite the apparent lack of interest, it seemed to be a rollercoaster of some substance.
- Did this apparent lack of discrimination change at the end of the sixteenth century?
- They are tired of the images of skeletal babies and the apparent lack of progress in feeding them.
- What shocked the supporters was the apparent lack of urgency in their team's response.
- This apparent lack of the respect for the dead led to criticism, but it was a necessary expedient.
- We can moan about people's apparent lack of intelligence and mixed motives later.
- I and other people have felt uneasy for some time over the apparent lack of safety.
- Nationally there is also growing concern at the apparent ease with which real guns can be bought.
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