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(dissimilarity)diferencia femininespot the difference — los 9 (/ 7 etc. ) errores
- to tell the difference — notar / ver la diferencia
- a holiday with a difference — unas vacaciones diferentes
- Well, in point of fact, there's very little difference from its ideological stance.
- The music is an odd blend of soft feminine jazzy folk-rock, with little difference from song to song.
- Certainly, you can think that there is no difference from other sports when you refer to the rules of the game.
- Differences in society, differences in religious belief and identity are not necessarily a bad thing.
- As someone who has lived in both, I can assure you that there is a world of difference between the two conditions.
- The question then becomes: how can we free difference from these normative connotations?
- It's a world of difference from last year, when I could only hope to turn a few heads.
- The cognitive differences in turn stem from biological differences between males and females.
- But for the boy, a transformation has to be achieved to an awareness of an identity based on difference from the mother.
- There is in America a sense of distance from other nations, and of difference from them, which has been long remarked and debated.
- We will operate within it, of course, but anyone who watches us won't notice any difference from what we were doing this time last year.
- I love all the differences between people in different parts of the country.
- The artist ventures to expose the inherent differences in the equation between the strong and the weak, and in the process makes no secret of his bias for the underdog.
- We retreat into our irony cages when we feel threatened by our difference from other people.
- These differences between the two inbred lines may reflect differences in their origin.
- In truth I could not notice much difference from my seat near the front.
- There is a world of difference from succeeding in South Africa to competing in Bangladesh.
- Therefore differences between the experiments could be attributed to differences in genetic background of the species that are not shared.
- Once we start to look at the differences between ourselves and chimps it'll undoubtedly be the differences in these control sequences we'll be interested in.
- Differences between the two industries in their business organisation were mirrored by differences in labour relations.
- The attractive power of the church of God lies in its distinctiveness and difference from the world.
- Judging by my experience of American culinary habits, they will notice no difference from home cooking.
- A quick click on my archives, and I find that there's not much difference from last Christmas.
- I had never driven a 4X4 before but you don't notice any difference from a normal car except for the height.
- The ugly body is thus a body whose difference from the normal body is turned into deviance.
- But there was one crucial difference from all the other appeals I'd received.
- The differences between them arise as a result of the differences in strength and density of oceanic and continental lithosphere.
- Structural differences between the various drugs account for the differences in the potential side effects.
- The first major difference from a billiard table is that one end is rounded instead of square.
- An election is coming and this is beginning to look like the issue the incumbents can use to show their difference from the opposition.
- There are socio-economic differences between the generations of my family.
- Another marked difference from the past is the attitude towards marriage.
- The most noticeable difference from last time was the lack of the big windows.
- Tactics books are readily available, and in many instances there isn't a lot of difference from one to the next.
- The differences between the present study and prior work likely represent differences in patient selection.
- Disgust for both Jews and women become for such men a way of asserting their own difference from mere mortal beings.
- ‘One difference from last season is that we have a greater aerial threat,’ he says.
- The differences in circumstances of states within the groups of developed and developing states are in many ways as great as the differences between these groups.
- Even more importantly, the new government's policies so far show little difference from those of the old.
- One other positive difference from two weeks ago is that the police will have better forensic evidence which they can use.
1.2to make a/no difference
- it could make a difference in / to the outcome — podría influir en el resultado
- it will make no difference to you — a ti no te va a afectar
- does it make any difference to you if we go today? — ¿te es / te da lo mismo si vamos hoy?
- it makes a difference having a computer — las cosas son muy distintas con una computadora
- would it make a great deal of difference in / to the cost? — ¿cambiaría mucho el precio?
- what difference does it make? — it makes all the difference in the world — ¿qué importa? — importa muchísimo
- an extra $100 would make all the difference — con 100 dólares más, las cosas serían totalmente diferentes
- it will cost you £5 or as near as makes no difference — te costará unas 5 libras poco más o menos
1.3(change)diferencia femininethe difference in him since he started slimming is amazing — es increíble el cambio que ha dado / cómo ha cambiado desde que empezó a adelgazar
- Secondly, it assumes coat armour to be hereditary in the male lines of a family, with differences to distinguish cadet branches.
1.4Mathematicsdiferencia femininethe difference between six and two is four — la diferencia entre seis y dos es cuatro
- to split the difference — dividirse la diferencia (a partes iguales)
- If the antecedent is more true than the consequent, then the conditional is less than the maximal truth by the difference between their values.
- Or alternatively, will the difference in real value and actual rental paid be deducted from his salary?
- The difference of the total amount which is K67 million is what the community has given in terms of labour and materials.
- The difference in wages remained constant, not increasing over time.
- Whenever differences are observed, values are tabulated separately for contact lipids.
- The index of divergence is expressed in the sum of the absolute value of the differences for all industries.
- However, the 9 percent difference in speed has remained constant over the years.
- The gap, when taken over the full five years would amount to a total difference of about 7.7%.
- Quantitatively, the dollar amount differences are shown in Table 4.
- He was paid a settlement of salary difference from last April to November on top of three months' salary in lieu of notice.
- However, the values of energy differences are overestimated.
- The Department of Labour examined data from 2001 when the pay difference was 40 percent.
- Each matrix was constructed by subtracting the differences in values between populations.
- He notices that It looks like the differences seem to be ‘copying’ the Fibonacci series in the tens and in the units columns.
- All of the previously observed statistical differences remained when the data were corrected for percentage activation.
- For each pixel, find the difference in intensity between each of its neighbors, then sum the absolute value of those differences.
- The difference between the expected value and the certainty equivalent is the risk premium for the gamble.
- Simple arithmetic will yield the difference between these two amounts.
- The clinical relevance of weighted mean differences and P values, however, is not obvious.
- It is claimed that there remains a substantial difference between that sum and the full amount of the loss.
2(disagreement)diferencia femininethey've had their differences — han tenido sus diferencias
- to settle / resolve one's differences — saldar / resolver sus (/ mis etc. ) diferencias
- we put aside our differences — olvidamos nuestras diferencias
- Family quarrels and personal differences, too, often have a hefty measure of the same thing.
- In a voluntary society like the church we rely heavily on the ties that bind us together as the body of Christ as a way of resolving our differences and disputes.
- They've patched up their differences now though, meeting in Brisbane today.
- All disputes or differences arising out of this contract which cannot be amicably resolved shall be referred to arbitration in London.
- He goes on to list disagreements and differences of opinion among priests on all these topics.
- The couple have been together seven years and married in October last year after patching up their differences.
- They just seem to be able to deal with differences and disagreements in ways that don't interfere with getting the job done.
- We can imagine a private quarrel between two people or two groups whose differences are based upon misunderstandings.
- Another disagreement is on the more obvious public level: regional disagreements and differences over ancestral origin.
- Do you ever find yourselves playing out other differences or disagreements you may have with each other through the football difference between you?
- Governments are often beset by internal divisions and dispute, but such differences have traditionally been over politics or policy.
- It puts the House and the Senate in sharp conflict over the issue of immigration and sets up a fierce battle over resolving their differences.
- No doubt, these differences will be patched up, and then, perhaps in a year's time, we the Irish people will be asked to vote on this Constitution.
- Ending three decades of enmity, the two visionaries shelved Cold War differences to unite against a growing Soviet threat.
- Naturally, we will have our differences and our disputes, but we must be especially wary of the tendency to cast them in terms of a fictitious religious strife.
- Even if the two of them patch up their differences for public consumption, they have surely gone past the point of no return.
- Let's keep the psychology and rhetoric of argument in mind while we debate our differences.
- The battles between the British kids and their Gibraltarian counterparts of Spanish ethnic origin had nothing to do with political differences over the war, he says.
- They seem to have patched up their differences, now, though.
- The Army and the Navy were not able to solve their differences during World War II.
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