In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1complemento masculinecomplement to sth — complemento de algo
1.2Linguisticspredicativo masculinecomplemento predicativo masculine
- Complement clauses are subordinate clauses that function as complements of a word: that they were too noisy in She told them that they were too noisy.
- For many people, ‘feel like’ has become a complex verb that takes sentential complements.
- Looks like it managed it, too - provided we take ‘like’ to be a preposition, not an adjective taking a noun phrase complement.
- So it should be perfectly fine to conjoin two noun phrases as complements of expect, and indeed it is.
- Recall that a verb governs an object, and the head of a phrase governs the complement.
1.3Mathematicscomplemento masculinethe complement of an angle — el complemento de un ángulo
- Likewise, in base 2, the complement of a number is obtained by subtraction from a row of 1's.
2(full number)the orchestra had the full complement of strings — la orquestra contaba con una sección de cuerdas completa
- the ship's complement — la tripulación / dotación completa
- Accommodation along Shell Beach is limited to a single camp run by an Arawak family (with a full complement of pet dogs, parrots, and tortoises).
- This will require a full complement of diplomatic, political and military efforts.
- They have a full complement of IT staff, and hardware to cater to a worldwide user base that requires their services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- If there's a full complement of 10 guests, that works out at just 15 litres each - which means a quick stop-start shower rather than a long soak.
- The net effect of fooling ourselves in these basic ways has been to project a full complement of thoughts and emotions that are utterly incompatible with the species in question.
- It does not just provide office space for a company to work in, it offers a full complement of strategic services that aim to transform a great business idea into a global player.
- The Learjet has a maximum range of just over 2,000 nautical miles with a full complement of passengers which means it can reach all corners of the newly enlarged EU from 2004.
- St Cecilia's, building its way to a full complement of 900 pupils, currently has just 11, 12 and 13-year-olds on roll.
- A full complement of Vancouver police officers was on hand for traffic control and to ensure the safety of people participating in the peaceful demonstration.
- He would say that but the company now has a full complement of drivers, which suggests there is substance to his claim.
- The cell is then stretched and split into two halves on the framework of microtubules, each half containing a full complement of chromosomes.
- Tetraploids, inheriting a full complement of chromosomes from each parent, and thus having double the normal allowance, occur in nature or can be induced.
- In a sign of the gravity of the talks, Dr Reid was accompanied by a full complement of civil servants.
- A single pollinator imports sufficient pollen into an individual fig to initiate a full complement of seeds.
- The minimum wage would be 89 shillings 11 pence per week for those producing a full complement of weaves and 74 shillings for those who didn't.
- The instruments included three rhythm sections, bongo drums, piano, a full complement of brass, saxophones, flutes, clarinets, guitars and even two bassoons.
- He gave an assurance that public neonatal units across the country would receive a full complement of drugs by tomorrow, even if his ministry had to source them from the region.
- We have a full complement of both vehicles and soldiers who can carry out any tasks that they are required to do.
- On June 15, we were able to announce a full complement of senior staff, with a truly exceptional mix of experience and diversity.
- ‘An adequate service for children at risk cannot be provided without a full complement of social workers,’ he said.
1complementarthose colors complement each other — esos colores se complementan (entre sí)
- Its old fashioned appearance is complemented by modern design extras.
- This aural quality thus complements the film in its evocation of the 1920's era of Woolf's Richmond as well as the modern milieu of contemporary New York.
- The selection of make-up should complement skin tone, features and attire.
- The team's vast improvement can be traced to a more balanced offense, which complements an improving defense.
- Picture books shared with your children provide daily opportunities to contribute to and complement their developing concepts about picture reading and print.
- Our flagship focus is complemented by other efforts to improve soldier and family quality of life.
- This capability complements policy-based management features that allow automated or advised actions, based on conditions detected through advanced diagnostics.
- To take the garden further, water features were developed to complement the natural drainage through the property.
- Interactive television enables us to add a whole host of features to complement our existing television coverage.
- Here, its earthy quality complements a traditional design.
- The funky banded-bottom top elongates her torso, while the shapely cord blazer complements her curves.
- We will be looking to bring in some relatively younger players to complement Paul and Rich in there.
- Select a quality cookbook that complements your tastes and reflects your culinary goals and skills.
- There was something about his personality that lent itself to New York, a stubborn quality that complements a stubborn city.
- But at least they deliver what they charge the people for: a broadcast that is full of quality and that complements the sport.
- The extras complement the film without being overkill, and it's a pleasant addition to any fan's library.
- This extra fund will complement your official scheme when retirement income is totaled.
- It was complemented by two classic marble statues of Greek gods situated at each side of the entrance.
- Played just once after being triggered, each track generally contains an upbeat quality that complements the action well.
- Riding last year's breakthrough, he's using slightly improved on-base skills to complement his power-speed combination.
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