In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to derive sth from sth
- she derives a deep serenity from her faith — su fe le proporciona una gran serenidad
- children can derive great enjoyment from the simplest things — las cosas más simples pueden dar enorme placer a un niño
- we can derive little comfort from the fact that he didn't spend everything — que no se lo haya gastado todo no es un gran consuelo
- the revenues derived from this activity — los beneficios que se obtienen de esta actividad
- the book derives its prestige from the accuracy of its analysis — el libro debe su prestigio a la rigurosidad de su análisis
- penicillin is derived from mold — la penicilina se obtiene (a partir) del moho
- the name is derived from the Greek — el nombre viene / deriva del griego
- However, the practitioners of this art were not medical, and there is little evidence that the doctors of those times derived any knowledge from this potentially rich source of anatomical material.
- Manufacturers have derived some comfort from the fact that sales of canned beer to the off-licence sector have risen by around 7% so far this year.
- These data suggest that the bulk of the detritus was derived from local sources.
- Recent years have seen considerable criticism and hostility regarding efforts of both courts and commentators to derive constitutional rights from sources other than explicit constitutional language.
- Healthy rivers and lakes are vital not only because we derive our drinking water from these sources but they are also a means where we and our children pass the time through walks, fishing, swimming, canoeing etc.
- The Africanized sources were derived from colonies obtained locally.
- The idea that a democratic government derives its power from the consent of the people it governs is rooted in the belief that this grant of authority comes from an informed people.
- This organization can derive its power from a number of sources, both economic and non-economic.
- He did repeatedly make clear that his story was derived from what his source said.
- Herbal medicines are derived from natural sources.
- Stem cells can be derived from sources other than embryos - from adult cells, from umbilical cords that are discarded after babies are born, from human placentas.
- We tell ourselves that we live in the world's greatest democracy, one whose government derives its powers from the consent of the governed.
- Fish oil supplements are derived from a variety of sources, including mackerel, herring, tuna, salmon, cod liver, halibut, whale blubber and seal blubber.
- She claims her knowledge is derived from visionary sources.
- Indeed, scientists who reject the evolutionary approach are free to derive hypotheses from whatever other sources they wish, including intuition, observation, or psychic cats.
- In my view help in answering that question can be derived from two sources.
- Further, the research reveals that half of the genetic components were derived from African sources and that African cotton farmers ‘actively experimented’ with new cotton varieties.
- Apart from its importance as a home for a wide variety of organisms, a large proportion of the world's human population lives close to or derives its food from estuarine or marine sources.
- Accounts of imagined events are derived from an internal source and are therefore likely to contain cognitive operations, such as thoughts and reasonings.
- Most of the budget is derived from other sources such as publication revenue.
1(stem from)(idea) tener su origen en algoto derive from sth — derivar(se) de algo
- the characters in the film derive from real life — los personajes de la película están basados en seres reales
2Linguisticsto derive from sth — derivar(se) de algo
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