In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(desire, ambition)aspiración feminineto have high aspirations — tener grandes aspiraciones
- a person with no aspirations — una persona sin aspiraciones
- to have aspirations to sth — ambicionar algo
- aspiration to + inf
- she had a secret aspiration to be a writer — su secreta aspiración era ser escritora
- That should never be a reason for ignoring the rights and aspirations of any group of people.
- Government and landlords tried to keep the lid on rising wages and changing social aspirations.
- In my inauguration speech last year I expressed my hopes and aspirations for the year.
- Each person has values, plans, aspirations, and feelings about how that life should go.
- Until reality can catch up with aspirations, this emotional deprivation will continue.
- As a consequence the works do not seem to have much relevance to the needs and aspirations of the local community.
- The survey would not only be of the buildings, but of the attitudes and aspirations of the community.
- Most important of all it aims to return to us a human face, a set of wants and needs, of aspirations and desires.
- We must win the argument for the investment we require in order to realise our collective aspirations.
- More importantly, it reflects the lowering of all our aspirations and expectations.
- She works hard for the money, and she also has aspirations to move on up into management.
- It amuses me that with all his literary aspirations he can't even spell his own surname.
- How do you harness the aspirations of your staff through career development opportunities?
- Keep in mind your summer job does not have to be directly related to your career aspirations.
- The team was well prepared and focussed and had genuine aspirations of bring home the cup.
- I'm afraid I will have to crush your dreams and creative aspirations, for your own good.
- It is just that aspirations at the club have tended towards the more ambitious side.
- It spoke of the hurt as well as the hopes and aspirations of an underclass.
- It is always easy to achieve equality for the many if we keep our aspirations fairly low.
- Again, the bittersweet humour rested on aspirations never being truly realised.
- If voicing is delayed, the voiceless region at the beginning of the vowel is known as aspiration.
- She goes on to note that both English and Chinese make use of aspiration in their consonantal systems.
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