In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(intended)destinadofood destined for distribution to the refugees — alimentos destinados a ser distribuidos entre los refugiados
- While this car is destined only for Europe, there would likely be a place for it in the U.S. market.
- He would have been destined for a residential setting, absolutely no doubt about that.
- While the goal-bound effort took a deflection it was always destined for the back of the net.
- 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.
- The letters were destined for homes in Templars Firs, Dunnington Road and Glenville Road.
- Cartloads of treasures were brought to the surface, destined for the art collection of the King of Naples.
- But campaigners claim that exempting businesses from the law has given spammers justification to claim their spam is destined solely for business inboxes.
- We firmly believe the recovered drugs were destined for other dealers and ultimately the streets of the town.
- Lots of things are still grown here although they are now destined for markets all round the world.
- At full length he diverted a scorcher destined for the top corner over the bar.
- 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.
- It was destined, the FBI believe, for either the presidential retreat at Camp David, an FBI facility or the CIA headquarters at Langley, Virginia.
- 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.
- However, an embryo otherwise destined for the incinerator being put to good use, denies the uniqueness of humanity.
- 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.
- A member of staff confirmed that any bags of tin cans left anywhere other than in the skip would be destined for landfill.
- The new owners did not realise the importance of the statue which was covered in dust and was destined for the scrapheap.
- He may well intend a decent slice of the cash destined for Anfield to be drawn, shamelessly, from public funds.
- A bomb seemingly destined for the old Jewish cemetery appeared to have gone off early in a nearby street.
1.2(bound, on way)con destinocargo destined for the West Indies — carga con destino al Caribe
2(fated)to be destined to + inf — estar (pre)destinado a + inf
- they were destined to meet again — estaban (pre)destinados a volverse 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
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