In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As a new site feature, these blogs will grow and develop into living, breathing areas for the exchange of links, thoughts, and information.
- As he grew he developed into a fine-looking man, and his master's wife noticed.
- In the late nineteenth century these movements developed into forms of religious nationalism.
- Some of these became reform socialists, while others began movements which were to develop into parties.
- It started quite innocently - a small twinge developed into a spreading stiffness across my lower back.
- Precisely in this period the social democratic movement developed into the most influential political party.
- It was difficult for new black associations to mature and develop nationally or to elaborate specific programmes.
- Eventually as the tree matures, it will develop into a fine spreading type.
- Other places of its kind have gone the same road and after sale have been developed into thriving places of business.
- Caterpillars grown from larvae and chrysalises developed into butterflies.
- Four years at college used to develop well-rounded individuals, mature athletes with knowledge of a world beyond their own disciplines.
- Alyssa was my daughter, and though she gave me quite a stir in her teen years, as she matured she developed into a fine young woman.
- The beautiful bougainvillea can be trained as a small shrub, or if left to grow, will develop into a massive hanging vine.
- From a laughing teenager she developed into a mature gymnast whose work took on something of an academic quality.
- The Bills hope he can rapidly develop into their starting quarterback and serve that role for many, many years.
- There is no minimum age and there is also a novice class for all ages to keep the playing field level as skills develop.
- But how many have developed into mature teachers of the type described above?
- The lads responded and a motley crew matured and developed into a squad to be proud of.
- As she grows up and matures, you will notice many of these childhood traits develop into adult ones.
- The analogy is broadly applicable: good designing is a skill developed in the field, not in a tournament.
1.2(elaborate)(plan/theory) desarrollar(theory/plan) elaborar(idea) desarrollar
- The words may come later but he was developing a melody that seemed to haunt him with its need to be played.
- The band trades off leadership, but they spend less time developing themes and making statements than you might expect.
- Dark harmonically and orchestrally, unfortunately it fails to develop a good musical idea into a more evolved work.
- Maid Of Gold and Things Told only reinforce the atmospheric canvas of this album, simply developing the melodies and soundscapes to reassess their compositions.
- It is not shaped and limited by words and it gives Menotti a chance to develop his musical themes instead of just moving from one to another.
- In cases when Cex tries to develop a melody, it remains somewhat buried in the mix underneath the bass heavy beats.
- A lengthy Allegro moderato develops the themes rather well although one cannot claim that we are re-discovering a masterpiece.
- In them, Griswold develops a theme, plays with it briefly, and then lets it fade before it is completely exhausted.
1.3(exploit)(resources) explotar(land/area) urbanizar
- The article details the efforts of a local artist who gathered 500 signatures of those opposed to developing the land.
- While they built the home in their minds, they continued to develop the land with their hands.
- Now that the area has built up, the officials want to develop the land.
- Managers of the Hulton Estate say they have no plans to build houses on Lee Hall but could take steps to develop the land within the next five years.
- Richmond council's plans to develop land in and around Crane Valley has been left in shreds by the government inspector.
- Locally, he was involved in the Walton Green Inquiry, organising an appeal against a council decision to develop the land in the area.
- Kellegher said he is aware of some farmers in the greater Dublin area who are looking to develop their own land.
- There are at least three groups of farmers who are developing the land.
- The public of Bradford need to know the true facts regarding plans to develop the land at West Bowling Golf Club.
- At present, each individual parcel of land is developed in a different manner.
- Much of the land was developed and legally occupied by residents who fought their removal by eminent domain.
- We're into real estate, developing the land around the arena.
- He's also leery of reserve land being developed in such a way.
- The only basis on which it is possible for me to undertake the shopping centre is by developing the lands surrounding the premises as two small residential schemes.
- West Wiltshire District Council is holding a further consultation period on proposals to develop an area of land south of Paxcroft Mead.
- It's all part of a master plan to develop this area of the Territory over the next decade or so.
- Trees were not felled or cleared to develop agricultural land.
- It is developing marginal land, and is doing so very successfully.
- Talks are taking place about developing the land known locally as the Whatley's site as part of a village centre regeneration scheme.
- South Ayrshire Council is not opposed to sporting clubs developing vacant land, even if a proposal is controversial or against planning policies.
2(devise)(engine/drug) crear(method) idear(method) desarrollar
3(acquire)(immunity/resistance) desarrollar(disease) contraer formalhe developed other symptoms — empezó a presentar otros síntomas
- the prototype developed several faults — surgieron varios problemas con el prototipo
- he's developed a taste for gin — le ha tomado el gusto a la ginebra
- she developed an appreciation of classical music — empezó a apreciar la música clásica
1(grow)(person/body) desarrollarse(industry) desarrollarse(interest) crecer(interest) aumentar
2(evolve)to develop into sth — convertirse / transformarse en algo
- to develop from sth — evolucionar a partir de algo
- their friendship developed into love — su amistad se convirtió / se transformó en amor
3(region/nation) desarrollarse(region/nation) progresar
5(appear)(complication/problem) surgir(problem/complication) aparecer(crisis) producirse
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