In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(generally, approximately)the two systems are broadly similar — en líneas generales, los dos sistemas son similares
- it's broadly true to say that … — a grandes rasgos podría decirse que …
- their route broadly followed the course of the river — siguieron más o menos el curso del río
- broadly speaking — hablando en términos generales
- It is assumed in this book that it is important to consider economic change more broadly than is habitually done.
- These results have been broadly consistent with a slight downward trend for a generation.
- The common law, like the civil law, is therefore broadly compatible with contemporary science.
- You can broadly defend someone without being drawn into the details.
- More broadly, the study of women in past generations is reshaping our understanding of cultural history.
- It will obviously be of general application in broadly similar circumstances.
- Similarly, public opinion was broadly in favour of the idea but did not consider it a priority.
- That, broadly speaking, was an approach which was approved by the House of Lords in that case.
- In general we would expect the strength of these impacts broadly to be associated with the size of the change involved.
- And hence the proper way to arrive at such a criterion is, broadly speaking, inductive.
- No doubt there are more but, broadly speaking, the situation is this, we would submit.
- More broadly, corruption, to the British in general, is something that foreigners do.
- Researching a limited population to produce a broadly applicable generalization is problematic.
- There are, broadly speaking, two kinds of relativism, cultural and cognitive.
- He tended to deal broadly with special cases of a general theory by a variety of methods…
- Fatalities across UK industry generally are broadly static, but rising in Scotland.
- Hence Part B offers an appropriate context in which to consider the issues more broadly.
- Society divided broadly into a warrior aristocracy and a largely agricultural commons.
- In other respects the Bill states the law broadly, leaving considerable leeway to prosecutors.
- Like other European leaders, he broadly supports Mr Blair on Africa and climate change.
2(widely)(smile/grin) de oreja a oreja
- It is at this moment that we find Sophia, hopping home with a bag slung over her shoulders, grinning broadly.
- Alex grinned broadly at all the people because she loved being the centre of attention.
- The fifteen year old was holding a trophy and her tennis racket, grinning broadly.
- The Expert Temp grinning broadly behind the staff member sensed this, and leered at me.
- When he heard about this seemingly overdue admission by the trainer, Carberry grinned broadly.
- By now more than one third of the class was grinning broadly or chuckling to them selves.
- William was too quick for her and grinned broadly at the annoyed look on Corina's face.
- Anna looked at me past the condiments in flowery plastic containers and grinned very broadly.
- He slowly pulled himself off the stage and grinned broadly at the two gawking at him.
- They were grinning broadly and saying all kinds of rubbish while embracing their friend.
- He grinned broadly upon noticing her red silk and satin dress and the beautiful rings on her fingers.
- The teenager, who plays Harry, grinned broadly and posed for the cameras.
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