In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(desk/bookcase) empotrado(desk/bookcase) encastrado(equipment) fijo(feature/mechanism) incorporadoa camera with a built-in flash — una cámara con flash incorporado
- The computer will have no built-in hard drives, as storage will be available via the global network.
- The built-in flash is very small but is powerful enough to light objects up to 4.8 meters away.
- This option will cost from £600 for a built-in table and bench unit in laminate or wood veneer.
- The apartment also has a home bar set into an alcove, complete with built-in cooler, beer taps and storage shelves.
- Included in the sale are a built-in hob, oven and deep fat fryer along with a washing machine and dishwasher.
- The use of built-in cabinets, wardrobes and work tops is unavoidable to ensure optimal use of space.
- Nor do I have a paved patio with built-in barbecue or a conservatory.
- There is also a posh built-in webcam for instant video conferencing.
- I came away with a nice new Nokia 6630, which has a good quality camera built-in.
- Upstairs two of the bedrooms have en suite shower rooms and four of the five bedrooms have built-in wardrobes.
- Its built-in video camera will let you and your caller not only hear but also see each other during the call.
- It comes complete with blank video tape, tripod, built-in microphone and adjustable focus.
- There is also a wooden worktop and cream tiled splashback as well as a built-in Neff cooker and dishwasher.
- All three children's bedrooms have overhead galleries with built-in ladders.
- The driver is required to blow into the built-in device before fastening the seat belt.
- The built-in camera seems good, and will be acid-tested in the next couple of weeks, I'm sure.
- Gadgets with built-in cameras are being banned all over the place.
- The Discam even has a built-in Ethernet port, so you can download your video straight from the camera.
- The issue of privacy is also shaping technology itself, with many devices having built-in privacy features.
- There is a wide choice of thumb drives with MP3 players and recorders already built-in.
2(inherent)(tendency/weakness) intrínsecobuilt-in inflation — inflación inherente a la economía feminine
- The built-in fear of making mistakes is elevated proportionally with the number of reincarnations.
- This is not a self-curing problem - no manufacturer knowingly makes cars with built-in faults.
- National Express, as the incumbent, should have the built-in advantage of experience.
- When the irony comes built-in like that you realize that the opposition isn't even trying.
- With its built-in citrus aroma, your friends will surely think you've just come from the beach.
- A built-in glacial pace of change is probably a good thing, when you think of it.
- With the withdrawal of the poster foreseeable, it's an example of built-in obsolescence.
- After all, doesn't the myth go that fat people are innately funny; that they have a built-in sense of humour?
- We must learn that we have very few built-in measures that sustain our lives.
- So the forms have arrived and the two most important have a built-in confusion factor that I'm finding hard to resolve.
- There is a built-in time-lag in doing this, but now we can see the trends of the last two decades, and we don't like what we see.
- It may be that dependence on role models to deliver the informal curriculum has created a built-in resistance to change.
- Research in the life sciences is committed, due to the built-in complexity of the subject under study, to the use of models.
- And second, there is a built-in safeguard to prevent any potential conflict of interest.
- Architecture with a built-in history has become one of the major attractions in the city.
- Also new in the second edition is a built-in virtual audience to cheer you on - but no coughing can be heard!
- And any event where people have made an effort to follow a theme has a built-in inclusivity.
- I wonder if doctors have a built-in urge to be deep country doctors just as poets dream they may become deep country poets?
- We had a built-in respect for the writer's skill, and today I still wouldn't cross the road without a good script.
- They should not give credence to any self-prophecy with built-in ulterior motives.
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