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
- By measuring errors or gaps in the process, you can identify the underlying root causes of process issues.
- Police are investigating the possibility of mechanical failure as the cause of the accident.
- As with all sudden deaths, a post-mortem examination was carried out and, according to a Garda spokesman, death was due to natural causes.
- Instead, it pointed to soil erosion as being the cause of sea level rise.
- 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.
- Several tests may help determine the underlying cause of chronic kidney disease.
- We will explain the cause of these phenomena when discussing the light conditions in plant communities.
- We must also determine the causes of this phenomenon.
- Injuries to the eye are one of the most common preventable causes of blindness.
- Opinions differ as to the causes of this phenomenon, in which white protesters are almost always the victims.
- Finally, FDA said, the firm failed to identify the root cause of software code problems.
- This way of thinking led to his distinctive ideas about the causes of natural phenomena.
- First, cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States.
- Although the causes of the condition are unknown, most scientists believe the disorder has both genetic and environmental components.
- Poor insulation against the cold is being blamed as one of the main causes of the rise in the death rate.
- Visiting Alice in hospital, Byrne would often ask the psychiatrists for an explanation for her condition, a root cause.
- Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the elderly.
- Smoking is the primary preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States.
- Investigate the root cause of the problem and combine together with your child to find a way of combating it.
- She said: ‘They did not find anything so they had to put it down as a sudden death due to natural causes.’
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
- The Water Service however continue to state that there is no cause for concern.
- Lopez is said to have promised not to dismiss him ‘without good cause or reason’.
- It was a crazy episode in which Ricksen was presented, not without good cause, as a victim.
- When the horse suffered a mild fetlock injury on July 22 it was a cause for concern but no cause for panic.
- However it was Eoin's eating habits that gave John and Theresa serious cause for concern.
- 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.
- The most significant cause for concern is the transport issue.
- Mum phoned me while I was on tour and told me the doctors said there was cause for concern.
- What is happening in our universities gives deep cause for concern.
- Now, ordinarily, my friend, that alone would be major cause for concern.
- For most this would be cause for celebration, but for Daniel it is cause for concern.
- But the government's decision to shelve the bill is no cause for celebration.
- She was taken to Edinburgh on Friday after ultrasound scans revealed cause for concern.
- It has given us some cause for concern for the week ahead.
- He believes that fundamental issues about the way we run the world are legitimate cause for concern.
- Sodium is the component in salt that gives cause for concern, as it contributes to high blood pressure, heart disease and strokes.
- Still, exposure to the virus is not necessarily cause for alarm in healthy individuals.
- 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.
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
- He was a man who stood firmly and courageously for causes and principles, including opposition to the apartheid regime in South Africa.
- You can choose to champion their noble cause or put them in their place.
- As an advocate for the cause, she is all the more effective for taking a line in wry understatement unusual in this context.
- Instead, she was measured, eloquent and undoubtedly committed to her cause.
- Senator Kennedy is extremely committed to the cause of the undocumented Irish and he is a very important ally for us.
- How can a team of foreigners be so committed to the cause?
- Since his retirement, Cronkite has been an outspoken advocate of liberal causes.
- Many regimes in the region see the group as a cause deserving support, not a threat to their rule.
- How this is supposed to help her cause is less obvious.
- Later the Civil Rights movement took up the cause of further emancipation.
- However you choose to play the numbers game, these protests clearly did not represent a movement of people committed to a cause.
- That is, women must be guaranteed the right to protest freely any restrictions on their rights and to advocate their cause to the public.
- Over the years, she has remained committed to the cause of upholding the Gandhian values.
- He added that he would mobilise all former players, fans and well-wishers to support the noble 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.
- Kent Kaiser likewise has a long record as public advocate for conservative causes, and particularly those of the religious right.
- It has invited various professions and organisations to put forward ambassadors who are prepared to champion its cause.
- Indeed, many of the early leaders were committed to the cause of the proletarian class.
- From the late 1980s onwards she became an ardent advocate of the Kurdish cause.
- Bartlett has already committed himself to the cause and has sacrificed his international career to do so.
(case)causa feminineto plead sb's cause — abogar por algn
- 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.
- He always fought individual causes with the same passion that he applied to collective ones.
- 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.
- 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.
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
- 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.
- For instance, there is no evidence that a rise in temperature causes more tropical cyclones.
- The condition causes weight loss, anaemia, diarrhoea, digestive problems, tiredness, breathlessness and mouth ulcers.
- The four-year-old, whose condition causes communication and behavioural problems, is due to start at Frogwell Primary School in September.
- The paralysis causes panic and the individual tries to scream, but can't.
- 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.
- 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.
- In a population consisting of individuals lacking the gene, smoking causes lung cancer.
- Swindon Council may also serve a warning notice on riders causing a noise nuisance.
- PC Barlow says he was causing a noise nuisance and had also ridden his bike at a car.
- If a particular exercise or movement causes pain, stop doing it.
- 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 foam and plastic from the seats caused the fire to spread rapidly though the bus.
- This was causing everyone a lot of distress and I thought it had gone on long enough.
- Miss Young said his mixed race had caused him problems and led to bullying at school.
- We talked about the good old days and my mum looked in to see what was causing the raucous laughter.
- I've long been skeptical of the claim that the MMR vaccine causes autism.
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