In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1defecto masculinea speech/birth defect — un defecto en el habla/de nacimiento
- it's a defect in her character — es un defecto suyo / de su carácter
- the plan has many defects — el plan tiene muchos defectos
- Alterations in the p53 gene are the most common genetic defects known to occur in human tumours.
- In other words, that would produce a much higher value diamond, and it would be freed of the defect which led to a crack.
- On the other hand, it is free from serious defects and is a good choice in its price category.
- Many suffer needlessly from eye defects due top lack of knowledge and basic equipment.
- These abnormalities are caused by defects in the genes that tell the cells how to make collagen.
- No skid marks were found, he said, and both cars were free from defects.
- Silicon for chip manufacture must be highly pure and free of defects in the crystalline packing of atoms.
- An accountant owes his sight to an optician who spotted a serious defect during a routine examination.
- A defect in this system may cause fluid retention and hypertension.
- If their system is free of these defects, then it clearly is a superior system.
- Such guarantees are given free of charge and promise that a product is free from defects in workmanship and materials.
- These toxins can damage immune systems, trigger cancers and cause genetic defects.
- It was not a duty not to sell such a house nor was it a duty to warrant that all houses being sold by the local authority under the right to buy scheme were free of defects.
- Today, kinked tails are thought to be undesirable genetic defects in show cats.
- Women in the region live in constant fear of bearing children with genetic defects.
- At the same time, our mind has the potential to become completely free of defects and limitations.
- Thirteen of the vehicles were served with defect notes and only 11 of all the coaches were free from any defects.
- She said the causes of the problem could be numerous, ranging from foot deformity to tissue defects.
- Regular vision check-ups can show a defect or a weakness that can usually be sorted if worked on.
- The transfer does the glossy animation justice by being clear and free of defects.
1desertardefeccionar Latin Americato defect from sth to sth
- he defected from the USSR to the US — desertó de la URSS para irse a los EEUU
- their key man has defected to a rival team — su mejor hombre se ha pasado a un equipo rival
- Managers for the candidates raced around the floor trying to pry delegates away from their opponents, and to keep those already on their side from defecting.
- The standing army was in the process of disintegration as lower ranking officers defected to the opposition.
- Nothing untoward happened to the traitor until he upped sticks and defected to Moscow.
- Between 600 and 800 soldiers have defected to create a new rebel group in the eastern part of the country.
- That majority has eroded to a handful of seats over the past three years after several allies defected to the opposition.
- In 1989, Zuyev was granted asylum in the USA after defecting from the Soviet Union in a MiG 29 and landing in Turkey.
- I believe our great councillor before him would never have defected and become a turncoat.
- Some defected to the opposition, some began voting for other parties on the left and many simply stopped voting.
- When Germany failed to take Russia Stalin went after those émigrés who had defected to the German forces.
- Corpus was a soldier who defected to the communist side in the 1970s.
- We have to add the risk of fines or jail into our calculations, and this may tip the balance in favour of cooperating rather than defecting.
- His family defected from the Soviet Union when he was five.
- He was one of about ten people who defected in that direction.
- According to the reports sent to them some of the residents of the station may have defected to the rebels.
- Alibekov defected to the United States in 1992, changed his name, and made the talk-show circuit.
- This could almost be seen as defecting to the opposition.
- Ieng Sary eventually defected to the government, helping end the long civil war.
- Following the uprising, the son defected to London, where he headed a philanthropic group.
- He's serving a 30-day sentence for abandoning his unit in 1965 and defecting to North Korea.
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