In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1barring accidents — a menos que suceda algo imprevisto
- he said that, barring delays, … — dijo que, a menos que / salvo que hubiera algún retraso, …
- barring martial law, we've done all we can to … — salvo imponer la ley marcial, hemos hecho todo lo posible para …
- So barring some unforeseen revolution in popular taste, at the present time we cannot consider offering you a contract.
- Parties of the North Eastern states, barring a few, will also support secular alliance.
- The six-coach fully air conditioned train will run for six days in a week, barring Tuesdays.
- From here, barring a major collapse, Mount Sion were always favoured to win out and so it proved.
- When people buy pets, they should keep them until death does them part, barring a few exceptional cases.
- Doesn't mean we have to be that way or do those things but, barring intervention, we're likely to.
- Well, the plan at this point is to try to do some writing tonight, and barring that, tomorrow afternoon.
- After all, barring emergencies, he did not have to contact the office people after duty hours.
- The nail has been removed, and barring infection it is believed the aged man will live.
- The subject of the pieces, barring studio sketches and a few paintings, is Newfoundland life.
- That is the new date of the local elections, and, barring an invasion from outer space, will also be General Election day.
- The 127 works on display are mostly water paintings, barring a few oil and knife paintings.
- It is not complete yet but, barring bad weather, victory should come sometime today and quite probably by an innings.
- Growing up back home, I was basically the only David I knew, barring my Uncle Dave of course.
- At the end of the day I realised I had not, barring the morning's papers, read print on paper all day.
- The sowing of almost all crops, barring pulses, has been adversely affected.
- It's a depressing thought but barring a wedding or two to come, the biggest gatherings will be at funerals.
- His nemesis, Corrigan, was left out of the Irish squad named last week and barring injury he won't be coming back.
- It may be noted here that all the vehicles coming into the city from Mysore, barring trucks, use this road.
- The Congress' performance improved in most States, barring those ruled by the Left.
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