In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(uplift)the results are a boost to her campaign — los resultados son un incentivo / un espaldarazo para su campaña
- it was a tremendous boost to her confidence — le dio mucha más confianza en sí misma
- to give a boost to sth — estimular algo
- the theater is to receive a $250,000 boost in subsidies — el teatro recibirá una inyección de 250.000 dólares en ayudas oficiales
- He said the groundswell of community support has been a great boost for the Club's future.
- This will provide a boost for farm investment and encourage the replacement of obsolete and unsafe machinery.
- One plant in particular could soon become a major boost for the local economy.
- We are hoping for upwards of £4 million which is going to be a significant boost for the local economy and local people.
- It will be a great boost for the local economy and hopefully kick-start a wider regeneration of the area.
- This helps give the page a boost for searches which match the words which are marked as more important in this way.
- But it's been a great boost for us to have had him here.
- This development could prove a tremendous boost for the economy.
- While driver support is still sketchy, 64-bit computing can provide a performance boost for the applications that support it.
- The windfall could be as high as €3,000 each, which would mean a €300 million boost for the economy.
- A spokesman for Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, the Council for the Western Isles, said the film had been a great boost for the economy.
- This was coupled with bad weather and flooding which resulted in a boost for foreign holidays and bankruptcy for many UK hoteliers.
- The casinos are expected to create thousands of the jobs and provide a much-needed boost for the economy.
- It would also be a great boost for the team, and increase our points tally, but we know that it won't be easy as our competitors are more aggressive than ever.
- Council officials believe the draw of over 2,000, mainly young adults into the area will provide a major boost for the local economy.
- It would be a boost for the economy and the environment.
- The news is also a timely boost for the local economy.
- Experts predict that a further 7,000 jobs will be created in the local economy as a spin-off boost for the region.
- The tranquillity that the limit will bring may yet be an economic boost for the Lake District, and not the threat that it is often portrayed.
- It will bring an economic boost for Waterford, which will also benefit from international media exposure.
2(lift, leg-up)he gave me a boost over the wall/up onto the roof — me dio impulso para saltar la tapia/para subir al tejado
- He gave me a boost over the wall then looked over at his house one more time then went over the wall as well.
- You gave me a boost over the high fences.
- This time, Ian gave me a boost up, and I was climbing.
- She gave me a boost up so I could crawl into it, being the smallest one of us.
1(economy/production) estimular(trade) estimular(trade) fomentar(trade) potenciar(sales) aumentar(sales) incrementar(morale) levantarElectricity (pressure/signal) elevarto boost sb's confidence — darle más confianza en sí mismo a algn
- she boosts her diet with vitamin pills — complementa su dieta con vitaminas
- the TV show has boosted its audience — el número de telespectadores del programa ha aumentado
- A recent study in Costa Rica found that preserving forest fragments around coffee plantations could boost crop yields and increase income.
- Service providers boosting their portals' general capabilities are focusing first on functions related directly to their businesses.
- Training and certification helps improved risk identification, increased awareness and boost the ability of an organisation to respond more rapidly to problems.
- These will primarily be aimed at the old, young families and savers - but there will also be some measures to boost productivity and encourage entrepreneurship.
- This will boost incentives to increase production.
- Establishing friendly ties lowers stress, increases immunity and boosts the amount of support you receive.
- Increased military might boosts the aspiration to become a great power
- He cited as an example that the government encouraged companies to boost their exports without improving the infrastructure or efficiency.
- Price is an issue, since boosting Fibre Channel signals over distance can be extremely expensive.
- Let's start with the heart of the circuit, the main transformer, the device that actually boosts the voltage.
- Removing barriers to trade across national borders was expected to simultaneously increase rivalry and boost economic growth while promoting economic integration.
- Their reach is spotty, and boosting their signal only means the neighbors can get on your network.
- These other cultural factors help to promote a positive image of Italy abroad and encourage tourism and boost the economy.
- We had added longer antennas to boost the signal but even before they had a range of a mile.
- China's productive power is becoming more and more market-based and this is increasing incomes and thus boosting the demand for consumer goods.
- Councils covering north and west Wiltshire have received more than £250,000 to boost waste reduction and increase recycling.
- Very intense pulses can cause the bubbles to burst, boosting the signal still further.
- They used earpieces to boost the signals coming in whenever they were in a crowd.
- The idea that you can improve your wealth by encouraging your birthrate or boosting immigration to make up the numbers makes no sense at all.
- Despite this, the report assumes no policy action to boost population growth by encouraging an increase in the birth rate or increasing immigration.
- In the meantime, they can watch current TV shows using a built-in scan converter which boosts those signals for a better picture.
- That reflects improving prospects in their home market, improving cashflows and boosted optimism.
- As existing analogue transmitters are switched off region by region, the strength of the digital signal will be boosted.
- The lasers are manufactured to boost the signals of fibre optic cable.
- Energy transmitters are used when the frame is too far away from the energy cores, and boost the signal.
- The first capacitor is discharged to boost a voltage at the boosting node, whereas the second capacitor is discharged to boost the voltage at an output terminal.
- A typical camera battery only offers 1.5 volts, so the flash circuit needs to boost the voltage substantially.
- An increased presence will boost the sense of security and encourage more people to use central Bradford.
- Teenagers across the region are being encouraged to try to boost their national test scores in a Government drive targeted at 14-year-olds.
- Over here in the US it's apparently still legal to have WiFi equipment - but if you dare try to boost your signal with an antenna, watch out.
- Many postcode sectors are left with signals that may need boosting with a roof-mounted aerial.
- Political freedom, during the 1950s and 1960s, was about increased production, boosting agriculture and stimulating industry.
- Still, this loss is tolerable, because the amplifier boosts the signal level enough to get it to the donor site.
- She said a bid would provide a huge stimulus for elite sport and also boost efforts to encourage it at grassroots level.
- Instead he preferred state-sponsored measures that would boost trade and thereby encourage employers to employ.
- This boosts the microphone signal so it can be converted into digital form.
- Therefore, one or more optical regenerators is spliced along the cable to boost the degraded light signals.
- Customised education will play an increasingly important role in boosting revenues on both sides of the Atlantic.
- The application is like a multiband compressor that tracks the input signal and dynamically boosts a band of frequencies from 100 Hz to 350 Hz.
- The reasoning is that the seizure will in effect reset the brain, causing the release of chemicals that may boost signals between neurons.
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