In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fated)to be destined to + inf — estar (pre)destinado a + inf
- they were destined to meet again — estaba escrito que se volverían a encontrar
- the project was destined never to get off the ground — el proyecto estaba condenado a quedar en agua de borrajas
- it was destined to fail — estaba condenado al fracaso
- "It was supposed to be objective, but it was a project destined to failure, " he explains.
- These were but a few of the ships that left New Ross with thousands of people, some of whom were destined never to see the Land of Hope and Glory which they had dreamed about.
- Now the project is destined to fail unless more women can be encouraged to take part.
- But extreme in loco parentis protection of legal adults from their own stupid decisions is a sick and dangerous idea, and one that's destined not just to fail but to backfire.
- However, I suspect that we were destined never to beat Gloucester in the Powergen Final at Twickenham, so the result has little long term significance.
- The microphone is, of course, not destined to live up to its promise.
- Conversely, it's also why Marlon Brando, who had a phenomenal cultural impact in his prime, was destined never to make it into permanent cult status.
- They were destined, I am sure, to be eaten in the hotels around the Islands.
- But the steel-fixer was destined not to win a medal.
- Thus was imposed on nationalist people an undemocratic arrangement destined never to yield a nationalist majority for perhaps hundreds of years.
- They would probably have been even spicier but for the decision to seed last year's semi finalists, and so for another while longer the big guns are destined not to cross paths.
- Then it was a bitterly divided, gurning sort of town, uncertain about its cultural future, destined apparently to cede ground to the self-confidently expanding Glasgow, City of Culture 1990.
- And of the targets set by the Government in 2000, three out of four currently looked destined to failure.
- There is something in the appropriations themselves that tells how the processes they ideologically represent and foreclose were, if not destined, then likely to end up precisely here.
- I am destined never to see this film; either version.
- To use words with great resonance in the field, disability history seems destined to remain a side show.
- Log Cabin Republicans' bid for a " unity plank " in the Republican platform appears destined to fail.
- The F - 1 thing, I feel that it was a program destined to fail.
- If ever a game looked destined to end - this was it.
- And we are only destined, Matt Lauer said, to grow more numerous.
2.1(intended)destinadofood destined for distribution to the refugees — alimentos destinados a ser distribuidos entre los refugiados
- It was destined, the FBI believe, for either the presidential retreat at Camp David, an FBI facility or the CIA headquarters at Langley, Virginia.
- While this car is destined only for Europe, there would likely be a place for it in the U.S. market.
- He may well intend a decent slice of the cash destined for Anfield to be drawn, shamelessly, from public funds.
- However, an embryo otherwise destined for the incinerator being put to good use, denies the uniqueness of humanity.
- We firmly believe the recovered drugs were destined for other dealers and ultimately the streets of the town.
- A bomb seemingly destined for the old Jewish cemetery appeared to have gone off early in a nearby street.
- The letters were destined for homes in Templars Firs, Dunnington Road and Glenville Road.
- A member of staff confirmed that any bags of tin cans left anywhere other than in the skip would be destined for landfill.
- At full length he diverted a scorcher destined for the top corner over the bar.
- The chicken fillets involved in last year's investigation and the current study were destined mainly for the takeaway and restaurant sector of the Irish market.
- Fully 23 per cent of students this year failed the test, including over half of those in the applied stream destined not for university but for trade schools and apprenticeships.
- He would have been destined for a residential setting, absolutely no doubt about that.
- The money otherwise destined for the government is diverted instead to the tax collectors' pockets.
- Over the next 16 years, the museum saved 16 aircraft otherwise destined for fire dumps.
- While the goal-bound effort took a deflection it was always destined for the back of the net.
- The new owners did not realise the importance of the statue which was covered in dust and was destined for the scrapheap.
- Finan & Co's Robert Finan said he was unable to give any details of the buyer, or the country for which the murals were destined.
- Cartloads of treasures were brought to the surface, destined for the art collection of the King of Naples.
- Lots of things are still grown here although they are now destined for markets all round the world.
- But campaigners claim that exempting businesses from the law has given spammers justification to claim their spam is destined solely for business inboxes.
2.2(bound, on way)con destinocargo destined for the West Indies — carga con destino al Caribe
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