In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(conscious)to be aware of sth — darse cuenta de algo
- I'm well aware of that — soy muy consciente / tengo plena conciencia de eso
- as far as I'm aware — que yo sepa
- I was aware of someone behind me — sentí que había alguien detrás de mí
- he's not even aware of my existence — ni siquiera sabe que existo
- I wasn't aware of having offended anybody — no creí haber ofendido a nadie
- are you aware of the problems you're causing? — ¿te das cuenta de los problemas que estás causando?
- I was dimly aware of someone calling my name — oía vagamente que alguien me llamaba
- you have to be aware of the latest teaching methods — tienes que estar al tanto de los últimos métodos pedagógicos
- to make people aware of environmental issues — concienciar a la gente sobre los problemas del medio ambiente
- we want to make people aware of their rights — queremos que la gente tome conciencia de sus derechos
- to be aware that
- is your father aware that you drink? — ¿sabe tu padre que bebes?
- when did you become aware that something was wrong? — ¿cuándo te diste cuenta de que pasaba algo?
- I'm well aware that it's dangerous — estoy muy consciente de que es peligroso
- aware (of) what/who etc.
- are you aware (of) what this means/who you're talking to? — ¿te das cuenta de lo que esto significa/de con quién estás hablando?
- I have always been aware of dreaming at night and tend to remember them pretty well.
- The only problem is that the owner of the ticket may not be aware of his or her success.
- In fact, we are so painfully aware of the issues that we can spend hours talking about them.
- So let's put him in the mix to let everyone know that he is aware of what's happening in Africa.
- We are all aware of the situation where power is higher on a fence wire on a dry day than on a wet day.
- Both women were aware of the danger that they would turn out nasty Hollywood brats.
- Police said they were not aware of any similar tensions at the new skate park in Braintree.
- You're aware of your roots but you're happy to take on board the best of other cultures.
- The fact is that people mostly operate on a very short time frame that they are not really aware of.
- In effect, a wider public needs to be made aware of what is happening in contemporary art.
- Cut to the boyfriend, fully aware of the deaths but not seeming to care either way.
- Mostly what I need to know is what not to do, and if there are any pitfalls I should be aware of.
- I'm very limited in time and all too aware of how much time would be used by showing movies.
- We are aware of the situation and we are seeking to gather information and evidence.
- However he was aware of cases where contact orders made by the court were ignored.
- He adds that this is a circumstance which we need to be more aware of, if only for our own protection.
- It was like waking up from a deep sleep, I gradually became more aware of what was going on.
- To this end they have begun making staff and patrons aware of the Act and its implications.
- That was when he was first aware of his pathological desire to lose his left leg.
- I was taught at a young age to watch the current, to be aware of where I am in relation to the beach.
2(alert, knowledgeable)he's very aware for his age — es muy despierto para su edad
- they are very politically aware — tienen mucha conciencia política
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