In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of situation, task)dificultad femininewith/without difficulty — con/sin dificultad
- I'm in a bit of difficulty over the rent — estoy pasando ciertas dificultades para pagar el alquiler
- he has difficulty (in) understanding English — tiene dificultad para entender el inglés
- she had great difficulty walking — caminaba con mucha dificultad
- That was, by the way and a propos of nothing, one of the few words that I had difficulty in spelling as a child.
- I have difficulty in walking, so getting to the top of town is virtually impossible.
- When he did paint actual places he had no difficulty in ruthlessly leaving out bits he didn't want.
- He was also critical over farmers' difficulty in getting licences to move animals.
- Monet's desire to become a painter was something his father accepted with difficulty.
- He was, however, having difficulty in getting a suitable test case to the starting gate.
- Europeans often have difficulty in overcoming their initial aversion to this smell.
- Nor do we have any difficulty in seeing the alternatives as real alternatives.
- The European court had no difficulty in deciding that it was unfair for that to happen.
- Trying to pin down a connection between art and morality is fraught with difficulty.
- It's a journey fraught with difficulty, aided by a whole string of people smugglers.
- The lack of air in a birth chart can indicate difficulty in the expression of that person.
- However, there can be difficulty in defining what is actual or physical retirement.
- I regarded him as an honest and sensible witness and have no difficulty in believing what he told me.
- They are apt to lead to much difficulty in application because they give rise to much uncertainty.
- He eventually manhandled the rock into his goody bag and dragged it with difficulty to the surface.
- Nevertheless, it is a tragedy that such a splendid player has such difficulty in running.
- Because of this, there may be some difficulty in giving or receiving affection.
- No wonder we have such difficulty in getting really good candidates to stand.
- But the cost and difficulty in getting hold of such items made them the stuff of dreams.
2(problem)dificultad feminineproblema masculinelearning/language difficulties — dificultades de aprendizaje/idioma feminine
- I haven't met any difficulties — no (me) he encontrado con ninguna dificultad
- to be in/get into difficulties — estar/meterse en dificultades / apuros
- to make difficulties — crear problemas
- There has been no disguising the financial difficulties the party has been in since the election.
- What do you do when someone comes to you with an emotional difficulty he or she wishes to deal with?
- Even the club had difficulties finding a translator at the time of his signing.
- A solution to these difficulties is needed to develop a general vision into a practical policy.
- I could understand the difficulties, we had a lot of nationalities in the back four.
- Of course, there will be short moments where there will be problems and difficulties.
- Many farmers and farm workers are experiencing real financial difficulties, he says.
- If there is any trouble, the team try to deal with it and report back to me any difficulties.
- Its previous owner had bought it from an aircraft museum that got into financial difficulties.
- In addition, some firms encounter difficulties in understanding the new rules of the game.
- I understand the difficulty and if we don't put it right it has huge implications for staff.
- It is like a mindset, and that is the difficulty we have when dealing with cases like this.
- My Lords, there is in any event a considerable conceptual difficulty in a stay of this sort of order.
- School was very hard for me but doing sports helped me deal with the difficulties of it.
- He had a very hard life and due to difficulties with his family found himself on the streets.
- It's the last and only resort for very many people in all sorts of crises and difficulties.
- The main difficulty in discussing morality is agreeing the meaning of the terms we use.
- I have the professional experience that allows me to understand his difficulties.
- It is understood that one of her difficulties related to an arranged marriage.
- A difficulty in applying the definition is to decide what is a specific cognitive domain.
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