In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(of accident, event)causa femininethe cause of death is unknown — se desconoce la causa de la muerte
- First, cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States.
- Finally, FDA said, the firm failed to identify the root cause of software code problems.
- Instead, it pointed to soil erosion as being the cause of sea level rise.
- Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the elderly.
- As with all sudden deaths, a post-mortem examination was carried out and, according to a Garda spokesman, death was due to natural causes.
- Investigate the root cause of the problem and combine together with your child to find a way of combating it.
- Opinions differ as to the causes of this phenomenon, in which white protesters are almost always the victims.
- Although the causes of the condition are unknown, most scientists believe the disorder has both genetic and environmental components.
- Several tests may help determine the underlying cause of chronic kidney disease.
- She said: ‘They did not find anything so they had to put it down as a sudden death due to natural causes.’
- By measuring errors or gaps in the process, you can identify the underlying root causes of process issues.
- Injuries to the eye are one of the most common preventable causes of blindness.
- We will explain the cause of these phenomena when discussing the light conditions in plant communities.
- This way of thinking led to his distinctive ideas about the causes of natural phenomena.
- We must also determine the causes of this phenomenon.
- Smoking is the primary preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States.
- Visiting Alice in hospital, Byrne would often ask the psychiatrists for an explanation for her condition, a root cause.
- Poor insulation against the cold is being blamed as one of the main causes of the rise in the death rate.
- Police are investigating the possibility of mechanical failure as the cause of the accident.
- Since the condition's causes remain elusive, the best way for parents to cope with the threat of cot death is to arm themselves with as much information as possible.
1.2(reason, grounds)motivo masculinerazón femininethere's some cause for concern — existen motivos / razones para preocuparse
- there's no cause for concern — no hay por qué preocuparse
- I have every cause to regret it — tengo motivos sobrados para lamentarlo
- without (good) cause — sin causa (justificada) / motivo (justificado)
- she was furious, and with (good) cause — estaba furiosa, y con (toda la) razón
- to show cause — fundamentar
- However it was Eoin's eating habits that gave John and Theresa serious cause for concern.
- What is happening in our universities gives deep cause for concern.
- The most significant cause for concern is the transport issue.
- For most this would be cause for celebration, but for Daniel it is cause for concern.
- It was a crazy episode in which Ricksen was presented, not without good cause, as a victim.
- He believes that fundamental issues about the way we run the world are legitimate cause for concern.
- The Water Service however continue to state that there is no cause for concern.
- It has given us some cause for concern for the week ahead.
- Now, ordinarily, my friend, that alone would be major cause for concern.
- But the government's decision to shelve the bill is no cause for celebration.
- Lopez is said to have promised not to dismiss him ‘without good cause or reason’.
- Sodium is the component in salt that gives cause for concern, as it contributes to high blood pressure, heart disease and strokes.
- When the horse suffered a mild fetlock injury on July 22 it was a cause for concern but no cause for panic.
- Asked about the impact on school buses and other services, City of York Council said there was no cause for concern or panic at the moment.
- Vandalism and criminal damage caused by airguns is an increasing problem which is giving cause for concern according to police.
- However, one of the trustees of the pension fund at Irish Sugar insists that there is no immediate cause for concern.
- Still, exposure to the virus is not necessarily cause for alarm in healthy individuals.
- Mum phoned me while I was on tour and told me the doctors said there was cause for concern.
- She was taken to Edinburgh on Friday after ultrasound scans revealed cause for concern.
2.1(ideal, movement)causa feminineto fight/die for the cause — luchar/morir por la causa
- it's a good cause — es una buena causa
- he worked for the cause of nuclear disarmament — trabajó en pro del desarme nuclear
- How can a team of foreigners be so committed to the cause?
- Instead, she was measured, eloquent and undoubtedly committed to her cause.
- Later the Civil Rights movement took up the cause of further emancipation.
- Bartlett has already committed himself to the cause and has sacrificed his international career to do so.
- Many regimes in the region see the group as a cause deserving support, not a threat to their rule.
- You can choose to champion their noble cause or put them in their place.
- That is, women must be guaranteed the right to protest freely any restrictions on their rights and to advocate their cause to the public.
- How this is supposed to help her cause is less obvious.
- Since his retirement, Cronkite has been an outspoken advocate of liberal causes.
- Over the years, she has remained committed to the cause of upholding the Gandhian values.
- Kent Kaiser likewise has a long record as public advocate for conservative causes, and particularly those of the religious right.
- Senator Kennedy is extremely committed to the cause of the undocumented Irish and he is a very important ally for us.
- He was a man who stood firmly and courageously for causes and principles, including opposition to the apartheid regime in South Africa.
- From the late 1980s onwards she became an ardent advocate of the Kurdish cause.
- He added that he would mobilise all former players, fans and well-wishers to support the noble cause.
- However you choose to play the numbers game, these protests clearly did not represent a movement of people committed to a cause.
- He said that they had decided to quit the NMSII because they wanted to give a face to the ideas, the causes and the principles for which they had become MPs.
- As an advocate for the cause, she is all the more effective for taking a line in wry understatement unusual in this context.
- Indeed, many of the early leaders were committed to the cause of the proletarian class.
- It has invited various professions and organisations to put forward ambassadors who are prepared to champion its cause.
(case)causa feminineto plead sb's cause — abogar por algn
- He never let go of his grudge against the Oppenheimers and was adamant about fighting his cause in court.
- Every individual shall have the right to have his cause heard.
- He always fought individual causes with the same passion that he applied to collective ones.
- His underlying common law cause of action arose on the date of his injury in December 1996.
- Laurier decided to defend the cause because he believed in minority rights but he did not approve of Riel.
- At the same time, the reluctance of some women with legitimate causes to plead a suit of force and fear at all, hints that they feared the courts might have condoned the use of coercion.
1causarto cause sb problems — causarle / ocasionarle problemas a algn
- to cause sb sorrow/pain — causarle tristeza/dolor a algn
- to cause sb/sth to + inf — hacer que algn/algo + subj
- their criticism caused him to resign — sus críticas hicieron que renunciara
- this caused the rope to break — esto hizo que se rompiera la soga
- the police caused the road to be closed — la policía ordenó cerrar la calle
- The four-year-old, whose condition causes communication and behavioural problems, is due to start at Frogwell Primary School in September.
- We talked about the good old days and my mum looked in to see what was causing the raucous laughter.
- Litter bugs are causing an alarming increase in the number of rats in Bolton town centre.
- I just want them to admit what they have done and apologise for causing the death of my husband.
- Miss Young said his mixed race had caused him problems and led to bullying at school.
- If a particular exercise or movement causes pain, stop doing it.
- The paralysis causes panic and the individual tries to scream, but can't.
- For instance, there is no evidence that a rise in temperature causes more tropical cyclones.
- I've long been skeptical of the claim that the MMR vaccine causes autism.
- PC Barlow says he was causing a noise nuisance and had also ridden his bike at a car.
- Inversion is the atmospheric condition that causes smoke to not rise above roof top height, and to hang in the air near the ground.
- This constant movement causes water to evaporate, the nectar to thicken and the concentration of sugar to increase.
- This was causing everyone a lot of distress and I thought it had gone on long enough.
- He says crowded modern life causes noise to rise in our society - and constantly adjusting to this level of noise can lead to a medical condition.
- The foam and plastic from the seats caused the fire to spread rapidly though the bus.
- Swindon Council may also serve a warning notice on riders causing a noise nuisance.
- In a population consisting of individuals lacking the gene, smoking causes lung cancer.
- This principle causes more difficulty than any other, particularly in the United States.
- To the extent that a job or career drains an individual, or causes him or her to be dishonest or mean, it is surely damaging.
- The condition causes weight loss, anaemia, diarrhoea, digestive problems, tiredness, breathlessness and mouth ulcers.
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