In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Linguisticsconjunción femininecoordinating/subordinating conjunction — conjunción coordinante/subordinante
- Such words include pronouns, auxiliary verbs, conjunctions, and prepositions.
- Parliamentary question time is full of wonderful examples of extended verbs, conjunctions and prepositional phrases employed to evade answering a question.
- The preposition of inclusion in the subtitle better represents the argument than does the conjunction in the main clause.
- The elaborated variety was alleged to have greater syntactic complexity, as evidenced, for example, by a greater proportion of subordinate clauses, conjunctions, etc.
- However, with the added conjunctions, the sentence transcends awkwardness and approaches incoherence.
2(combination)conjunción femininein conjunction with sth/sb — en conjunción con algo/algn
- Even if the universe has an infinite history in which each event is causally explained by the conjunction of laws and earlier events, that history as a whole is still unexplained.
- Specifically, the conjunction of two events is contained within the extension of both individual events.
- Bad driving may or may not lead to an accident, depending on the chance conjunction of other factors and other people's behaviour.
- In fact, it's a little awkward to contemplate how many versions of this photo were probably produced to generate this exact conjunction of head-tilt, pursed lips and weird, writerly gesture.
- The charge being raised against analysis here, then, is that it fails to distinguish between genuinely causal conjunctions of events and purely accidental conjunctions of events.
- Typically, the intension states necessary and sufficient conditions, or conjunctions of properties, that must be present for an object to belong to the extension.
- Although proof of a connection is lacking, suppose just for the sake of speculation that the two men did know each other: there remain some suggestive conjunctions and coincidences.
- It is brought about, not by ideology, but by a conjunction of circumstances facing the United States now and over the next several years.
- The conjunction of events marks a widening of the challenge posed by San Francisco's mayor, who last month authorised wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples.
- Such a conjunction of circumstances is improbable.
- I attribute the shift in part to the conjunction of two very different events.
- Obviously, in a high traffic area, such as the city gate, there is often a conjunction or combination of events that may be accidental, or, as in this case, designed to create an affect.
- That possibility can be activated by a specific conjunction of events or resources or personalities that come together to initiate a valuable critical discourse.
- It owes its fame to the conjunction of an exceptionally hot summer and a momentous historical event, which temporarily ended the movement for social reform.
- It is with us again thanks to the conjunction of two events, one here in York and the other of national concern.
- But this augmentation cannot be accomplished via the deductive mode of reasoning, nor on the basis of closed systems, because these factors do not manifest themselves as constant conjunctions of events.
- Such events constitute given facts and their conjunctions exhaust the objective content of our idea of natural necessity.
- I mean if you take plague, for example, plague was more a conjunction of circumstances to do with natural patterns in wild animals and natural disasters, wasn't it?
- In your natal chart, the conjunction of your Pisces sun with Saturn gives you a tendency toward worry to begin with, so this is a part of you that only you can work to overcome.
- Much the same occurs when two planets are in a conjunction but in adjacent houses rather than in the same house.
- Topics covered include the longitudes of the planets, problems relating to the daily rotation of the heavens, eclipses of the sun and the moon, risings and settings, the lunar crescent, and conjunctions of the planets.
- The planets included a conjunction of Venus and Mars, the ‘rulers’ of the first house (the questioner) and the seventh house (the husband).
- We should now take a closer look at the quadruple conjunction of the planets in Capricorn and in particular, the Sun.
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