In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1contentoto be content with sth — estar contento con algo
- I'm quite content with my new job — estoy muy contento con mi nuevo trabajo
- not content with raising taxes … — no contentos con subir los impuestos …
- he's content to look after the children — está contento cuidando a los niños
- I'm quite content with the knowledge that I'm paying my way through school and living comfortably.
- Moby was quite content with a low-key musical career… until the world fell in love with an album he put together in his bedroom.
- If you found yourself so fascinating in the first place you would not feel the need to go after anyone else and would be content sitting in and talking to yourself.
- Men are a solitary animal and are generally content with the status quo.
- He is generally quite content with himself and his life, and he lacks for nothing, except honor.
- They appeared quite content with gestural communication with the children.
- I have been in strictly monogamous relationships and most of us are perfectly content with that.
- I wonder if she's given up on me, or is just quite content with her existing mass of grandchildren?
- Not content with the progress he has made with the site, Jonathan is anxious to expand and improve on what's on offer.
- Not content with continuing to sing both old roles and new in defiance of his 62 years, Domingo is preparing to embark on another new project.
- He's quite content with the knowledge that his films aren't for everyone.
- And in fact she does seem more at ease with herself than I've heard she was, and very content with her life.
- We have had the investment for only a month and we are quite content with it.
- He is quite content to let whole neighbourhoods, whole cities, indeed whole countries be submerged in crime, so long as it does not affect him personally.
- I am quite content with my work life, I can't say I love everyone in office, because some of them I hardly know.
- Australia's politicians and their advisers seem very content with our present defence policies and prescriptions.
- But ten days ago both sides were quite content with the result, both realising that they had come perilously close to losing.
- Not content with patenting the test, the company moved quickly to ringfence the genes themselves.
- However, it seems that Alice was quite content with carrying on with her waitressing - until Nicolas stepped in.
- Not content with the level of safety near the river, Anne was on the phone again.
1to content oneself with sth/-ing — contentarse / conformarse con algo/+ inf
- you'll have to content yourself with a little less to start with — para empezar te tendrás que contentar con un poco menos
- In the meantime, content yourself with what you imagined it would've sounded like.
- For lack of a better name, scientists contented themselves with what had been called magic since the beginning of time.
- Until then I shall content myself with all those fruit-based American puddings such as cobblers and crisps.
- In scientific research, we content ourselves with nothing less than best-in-class.
- Although no details have been disclosed, it is difficult to think that they contented themselves with just repeating their cases.
- The grand strategy that the United States pursues does not content itself with merely seeking assurance against the rise of another regional hegemon.
- I contented myself with merely trying to become a migrant worker, a plan that fizzled because nobody in my family would advance me the cash necessary to go out west and meet my fellow migrants.
- As recently as 10 years ago media consultants contented themselves with eight to 12 campaigns in an election cycle.
- What about situations where they just seem to be contenting themselves with the best of the worst?
- I wouldn't mind contenting myself with that for a day.
- She contented herself with not leaning against Walter, and paid attention.
- A prudent man, a man of less courage but more sense, would have contented himself with three more rounds of boxing.
- I contented myself with not doing a very good job on the canteen chairs.
- Don't content yourself with an adequate performance from yourself or your students.
- What it contents itself with, typically, is causes or other parts of causal circumstances.
- I content myself with just watching him from afar, and nothing makes me happier than just seeing him enjoying himself with the rest of the team and enjoying the game that we all love.
- Over the course of the next decade, the surviving members contented themselves with periodically blowing up a television tower or railroad station.
- Soon, he contented himself with simply staring out the window at passing stars and planets.
- He, meanwhile, will content himself with what, by comparison, are relatively modest talents.
- The trio may have to content themselves with just getting the film seen, and using its success to raise the money for the next movie.
1(contentment)contento masculine literary
- Grammar, style, and content can become subject to criticism or even ridicule.
- Yet despite all that it probably was still the speech of his life - strong on content if short on style.
- Basically, I find myself more often having issues with the style, rather content, of a Galloway speech.
- That's unfair - the more so because it was Stern's style and content of speech that made him rich in the first place.
- Angelina's family background informed the style and content of her literary works.
1contents plural(of box, bottle, book)contenido masculinecontenidos masculinethe house will be sold with its contents — la casa se venderá con todos los muebles
- she read the contents of the letter — leyó la carta
- [ S ]contents 200 approx — contenido: aprox 200
- (table of) contents — (of book) índice de materias
- Each section begins with its own table of contents and lists chapters and subchapters of that section.
- One strike against the User's Guide is that each section has its own table of contents, rather than a master table of contents at the front of the book.
- The search will produce a web page containing the book's table of contents, a sample chapter, and a list of the corporate sponsors.
- Some of those books will allow you to go through the table of contents, first chapter, and index right there on your screen.
- He's continually picking one up and putting another down, shuffling between indices, tables of contents and bibliographies.
- The book begins with a standard table of contents, lists of tables and illustrations, a preface, acknowledgments, and an introduction.
- The book starts with a table of contents listing all 116 games.
- Multiple tables of contents featuring different general subject matter make it easy to find what you need.
- The initial table of contents briefly lists the contents of the entire book.
- The ‘my computer’ section lists the contents of your hard drive.
- There is certainly a detailed list of contents at the front of the book, but this is not an alphabetic index.
- I'll list the table of contents for that book and offer a brief overview of possible discussions in each chapter.
- In addition to the guides, the online help files include a contents section, a glossary and searching capabilities.
- The first is the traditional way: simply, from the table of contents at the front of the book to the appendix at the back.
- It would expand on a current program that lets shoppers read a table of contents, a first chapter or a few selected pages provided by the publishers of certain books.
- Chronology had to take precedence over the groupings, but the titles in these are given in the contents lists at the back of the book.
- The phrase is used as a section heading in the book's table of contents.
- The table of contents provides major section headings that can be expanded to show subheadings and subsubheadings.
- It has no table of contents, no chapter titles or headings and no index.
- Each entry lists bibliographic data and contents, along with a lengthy excerpt.
2.1(amount contained)contenido masculinesugar/lead content — contenido de azúcar/plomo
- before noun vitamin content — contenido vitamínico
- the silver content of the alloy — la cantidad / proporción de plata que contiene la aleación
- When I do, I already know exactly what I'm looking for and can scan the contents of a shop quickly.
- For sale with all its contents included, this apartment also comes with a parking space.
- Beelzebubus III drank the contents of every single blender.
- We all clink our champagne glasses together, drink the contents, then hurl ourselves into indiscriminate hugging and kissing.
- I then shake the contents of my drink, and smell.
- Christina had crawled off of her bed and packed a bag to take with her, its contents including enough money to return to Los Angeles.
- The contents of older capsules include a video of children walking to school, a picture of a dove of peace and an asthma inhaler, among other things.
- We set off with a springing step - me particularly - as I had left most of the contents of my small pack at the hut.
- The contents include news snippets, important addresses in New Delhi, trade news, a Learn Russian column and a children's corner.
- All orders come packaged in the eponymous brown box and wrapped in parcel paper - but their contents include a dazzling array of delights.
- He ripped the bag out of her hands and ran off with the contents, which included cash and various credit and bank cards.
- The guild's next meeting will be on Tuesday night, April 9 and the competition is guess the contents of the parcel.
- Inevitably as we pack the remaining contents of my condo the boxes of photos had to surface.
- The contents included a new American-style silver fridge, white daisy fairy lights and gas lamp.
- Firebugs who torched a double garage wrecked the contents, including a car and a freezer packed with food, it was revealed today.
- He even moved to Brazil and opened a bar but drank the contents and went bust after three years.
- Even so, a steady trickle of boxes flowed through the living and dining rooms, and their contents were emptied and loaded into the new storage and display units.
- It also included the contents of several trust funds she inherited.
- One of the soldiers dumps the contents of my pack onto the dirt and starts rummaging through my stuff.
- There's a still silence as they examine the contents which include pen, stickers, balloons, magnets and a few chocolate bars.
- Eat meals with a low fat content, and avoid coffee, chocolate, milk, alcohol, nicotine and tomatoes.
- Course content focuses on natural resource issues and applications for solving environmental problems.
- Besides, the fat content was too low for long-term use.
- Also, because of its low fat content, they are considered the most digestible and least likely to bring about sickness.
- Fish contains plenty of cholesterol and fat, only it is slightly lower than the cholesterol content in beef and chicken.
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