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(competing)competencia femininefree competition — libre competencia
- fair/unfair competition — competencia leal/desleal
- to be in competition with sb/sth — competir con algn/algo
- The company works ruthlessly to destroy any competition before the competition even gets a chance to mount a challenge in the marketplace.
- Jessica flicked the page over and checked out the competition.
- In prehistoric times, natural disasters and competition with other species were the main causes.
- For the latter, it is a case of ensuring the customer is aware of the service and is attracted to using it as opposed to the competition.
- For example, if one finds reduced nesting success, is it due to competition with an exotic species for a nest site?
- We'll be showing more international cricket than all the competition put together, they said.
- This assumption has not been tested for plants growing in competition with one another.
- In the present study, small individuals of this species died in competition with large ones in field trials.
- But if not, at least get over there, check out the competition, and link someone, okay?
- Italy had alerted the competition to their presence by winning all three group matches.
- Some, outside Scottish football, underestimate the competition.
- Just be careful that you don't pan to the left or right to check out the competition.
- Plant and animal competition is most marked on fertile soils of eutrophic forests and grasslands.
2(contest)concurso masculinemasculine certamenmasculine concursoSport competencia feminine Latin AmericaSport competición feminine Spainto enter a competition — presentarse a un concurso / certamen
- They went to international competitions to take on other nations' breakfasts.
- There are levels of hospitality appropriate for different competitions and events.
- I'd like to play in competitions where every game you can play against the best players of the world.
- They have done well in some very difficult matches in knockout competitions this season.
- Attractions will include painting and colouring competitions and balloon races.
- We all go to Sydney's events and competitions so she has all the support she needs.
- I get a thrill from racing them in competitions but I have no interest in them mechanically.
- Similarly, now is the time to start thinking about the next round of skills competitions.
- Particularly if, as a member of this squad, he wins one of the biggest competitions in the world in his field.
- He said it is also one of the only competitions that operates across the island of Ireland.
- There will be competitions for pupils and an awards ceremony at the end of the day as well as exhibitions by local firms.
- This season she has not lost a match and just dropped two games in Irish competitions.
- For the Hammers, it was their first away win in eight games in all competitions.
- From an early age, she took him and his sister to the theatre and to festivals where they took part in competitions.
- This is the first robot event where all major types of robot competitions will be held at the same time.
- No other event had so much fun as the three competitions for the children below age six.
- All team competitions were a round robin affair with each team playing the other once.
- Denise, who has won many top prizes in cat photography competitions, said this one was special to her.
- I have never been a great supporter of weblog competitions, as any regular reader of my site will tell you.
- What's the point of producing red wine that wins competitions if no one wants to drink it?
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