In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(silk/flowers/cream) artificial(leather) sintéticoartificial leg — pierna ortopédica feminine
- The artificial light regimen followed natural conditions, and fish were fed once a day with fresh black mussel meat.
- We had chosen real hair rather than artificial as although more expensive it definitely looks better.
- The researchers trained moths to associate sugar-water with either yellow or blue artificial flowers.
- This system uses ambient light rather than an artificial light source.
- Midwives aim to show a woman her own body's capacity to birth, rather than relying on artificial methods.
- What is the point of spending Billions of Euros (Pounds, Yen etc) on wiping out a disease and then making artificial copies of it?
- Most women will opt for a set of artificial nails rather than trying to grow their own out to impossible lengths.
- Through the use of large glazed areas and reflectors, the best use is made of natural light and less artificial light is needed.
- For city-bred women, these mud pots are not meant to hold water but to accommodate flowers, both natural and artificial.
- Sometimes the salad is kept in plastic bags where bugs incubate under artificial supermarket display lights.
- Visitors to Huntington Cemetery have been upset after a new sign went up banning ornaments, artificial flowers, jam jars and vases by gravesides.
- The blocks are load-bearing and convey the same effect with both natural and artificial light, the maker says.
- A rich collection of dried flowers from Nagaland is available for those who are interested in artificial and plastic flowers.
- He also makes a point of using liqueur ingredients with natural rather than artificial flavorings.
- Above all, 82 accident victims need artificial hands and 91 others artificial limbs for survival.
- Natural and artificial light is reflected from the polished and honed surfaces of the stone clad interior.
- Now I work with Mahavir Seva Sadan, a manufacturer of artificial limbs.
- Shouldn't we support natural replenishment of fish stocks where possible rather than rely on artificial restocking?
- High precision work is usually found to be lacking in the various units that manufacture artificial limbs.
- He had his leg amputated and was fitted with an artificial limb.
2(contrived)(situation) artificial(distinction/objection) rebuscado
- That would be to limit the operation of the provision to artificial situations, for which there is no justification either in principle or in the language used.
- We must move away from this artificial reconciliation, but rather allow white people to voluntarily join us at these celebrations.
- In this article we have made the somewhat artificial assumption that all new mutations have the same fitness effect.
- Moreover, his selection of 1766 as an end point for his book seems rather artificial.
- However, the Court considers it rather artificial to attempt to divide the ‘wider issues’ and the negligence issue.
- It looks stagy, artificial and old-fashioned, rather than cinematic.
- In the developed world, people devote considerably more time to artificial rather than real relationships.
- The fact is that our house prices are a direct result of the artificial shortage caused by planning inadequacy.
- But it creates an artificial crisis for which there is absolutely no need.
- It appears to emanate from the formulation of a rather artificial linguistic paradox.
- We would like to see a policy that is led by the police, rather than an artificial device such as class A, class B, and class C drugs.
- Unencumbered by bizarre and artificial notions of copyright and ownership, the kids will sort it out, I reckon.
- The politicians version of the Eurovision song contest has produced a rather artificial debate.
- Life gets so much easier if we give up the artificial notion that progress is linear.
- Admittedly, it was an artificial situation because the operator knew what the problem was and what sequence of keys was needed to cause the fault.
- Cultures grow through interaction, not through artificial isolation.
- But we do have to answer the question, what do we do when other countries seek an artificial advantage?
- This provokes an artificial crisis which is used to discredit the unions by placing the blame directly on them for the crisis.
- He went on to call the situation ‘an artificial crisis,’ caused by an increased demand resulting from all the publicity.
- All this meant that there was an artificial shortage of television advertising time available to be sold.
3(insincere, unnatural)(smile) afectado(smile) forzado(person) falso(person) afectado(manner) afectado(manner) poco natural
- There are many kinds of smiles, such as sarcastic, artificial or diplomatic smiles.
- It's filled with artificial people, with solemn, fake smiles, empty eyes, and briefcases.
- Ugly thougths of Jessica and her artificial friends entered her troubled mind, making her cry out in animosity.
- Yes, they are very artificial in their point of view.
- The accent and intonation were near perfect, and there was no sign of affected or artificial delivery.
- I have been repelled by attempts to portray him as a vacuous man with an artificial smile and no convictions.
- It was the first time in years the day didn't seem forced and artificial.
- While it seems artificial at first, it's a remarkably affecting technique.
- He keeps grinning an artificial smile while speaking whenever the photographer is clicking.
- Forcing an artificial smile, Sam waved to her, then held a finger to his lips.
- These people are so artificial, she thought as she passed a group of girls who waved at her as if they were long-time friends.
- A quick smile works sometimes, but it feels a bit artificial.
- Straight through her flawless appearance and extraordinary manners I saw an artificial person.
- Their smiles aren't real, they are artificial, paid for by him.
- The acting in Blackboard is of the stilted, artificial kind that seems so jarring to the modern viewer.
- Did nobody else notice the artificial smile plastered on Hillary's face throughout?
- Her brother's worried eyes gazed into her and she felt like the most artificial person on earth.
- I have seen a few people who sound horribly artificial on the phone.
- Mizu was still wearing that artificial smile until we deposited our bus tokens and found ourselves a seat.
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