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(personality)manera de ser femininemodo de ser masculinetemperamento masculinehe is of cheerful disposition — es de temperamento / de natural alegre
- Rather it was the people and their dispositions.
- She is neither of the class nor the disposition to assume the world owes her a favour.
- Now I would like those of a nervous disposition to read no further.
- Expectations as to the effects of marijuana, deriving either from personality dispositions or from social learning, can also influence the subjective experience of marijuana use.
- Yet through it all, while his naturally positive disposition has encouraged him to widen his field of vision and raise his sights, Stewart believes he has remained essentially unchanged.
- The applicant might be a dangerous psychopath who only mixes with people of a similar disposition, yet is immensely popular within that group.
- Caged, with no food or water, his placid disposition changed to that of a raging fiend.
- Whether on top after a winning streak or down to his last few francs, he maintains the same sunny, positive disposition.
- His cheery disposition masked a fierce determination to win, which culminated in a phone call to Cochrane - now his agent.
- Have you ever noticed how, whenever you are reminded of this special event, your disposition changes?
- I have been repeatedly astonished by the angelic dispositions of people working for the poor, the maimed, and the doomed in the most hideous of circumstances where the children die in their care.
- Previous research has indicated that a positive or negative disposition can impact the effects of stress on the heart.
- Carol longs for both love and friendship, and uses her sunny disposition to hide an inner loneliness and desire to belong.
- Her gentle, good humoured and obliging nature, mild manner and unassuming disposition commended her to all fortunate enough to make her acquaintance.
- It is precisely that terrible complex of dispositions of the heart and mind, weighing so on a man, that is that treasure.
- But surely, I say, there are some people blessed with sunny dispositions - it doesn't necessarily mean they're valiantly trying to stop themselves from sliding into despair.
- Obviously I can't reveal how old she is - there may be people of a nervous disposition reading this, and the shock could be too much for them.
- A call to his mobile found him in a relatively sunny disposition, as though the argument the day before had never taken place.
- Another possibility is that such personality dispositions as risk-taking, sensation-seeking, and impulsivity may underlie both sexual activity and alcohol use.
- There must be hundreds, thousands of words, which quite aptly describe persons of certain dispositions.
1.2formal (inclination)disposition to sth — predisposición a algo feminine
- I felt no disposition to punish him — no me sentí inclinado a castigarlo
- It's easy to never take any time off and not notice the slowing of your pace, the increased disposition to make mistakes, to start forgetting stuff, to just generally not be firing on all cylinders.
- Subsequent lapses in devotion or attitude do not alter God's disposition to save the individual.
- Religious reawakening was needed to strengthen people's innate disposition to distinguish right from wrong.
- True curiosity, however, involves detachment - a decrease of our disposition to reach conclusions in favour of keen observation.
- All that love tennis know that Tim has the talent and disposition to win; and let's hope that this is the year for him.
- The left has an instinctive disposition to side with the people.
- So, if there is a genetic disposition to stroke, it doesn't mean it can't be prevented.
- MacLeod didn't have the disposition to turn down the rising pressure, declaring Scotland could win the World Cup.
- Again, it is true that religion plays an important part in the American disposition to take moral values seriously.
- Thus a person who has a disposition to accept bribes but who is never offered any is not corrupt, except perhaps in an attenuated sense.
- Many speak of John Anderson's disposition to anguish and agonising.
- Obviously, we have some genetic disposition to reproduce or the race would have ended long ago.
- He defined a statesman as having ‘a disposition to preserve and an ability to improve.’
- And not many non-academics would have had the time or the disposition to try and decipher what they are about.
- The disposition of all power is to abuses, nor does it at all mend the matter that its possessors are a majority.
- If there is a curse here it is the curse of too much money, power, and leisure time combined with a disposition for risk taking.
- Tolerance is a willingness to allow others to exist; humility is a willingness to be open to others, with a disposition to learn and change.
- If you are of a disposition to drag yourself out to a match over the holiday, you will know what I mean: football on the telly is a pale imitation.
- But the disposition to assume growth has been replaced by an expectation of decline.
- True, the terms of entry were not clearly canvassed, but we may assume a clear disposition to favour New Zealand entry.
2(arrangement)disposición feminineto make one's dispositions — dar sus disposiciones / órdenes
- The disposition of costs in this matter presents me with real difficulty.
- Considerable advance was made in force disposition, battle order and AT defense organization.
- There were different methods of commitment to battle and disposition of reserve front forces.
- Furthermore, Kansas' right to control the disposition of any recovery was entirely unencumbered.
- We would not interfere with his disposition of the costs.
- Because of the linear disposition of the speaker array along a usual pedestrian path, the glitches stalk the person during the whole phase of mobile communication initiation.
- The use of the terms updip and downdip/basinwards refers to moving into shallower or deeper water on this palaeoslope, rather than present structural disposition.
- Stalin's military and political dispositions once the war started have incurred odium.
- In all conditions except that of free fall, a live body can be distinguished from an inert structure by the relative disposition of the body parts, its ‘posture’.
- Analysis of their results reveals that there is great deal of variability among neonates with regards to the disposition of mdomethacin.
- Counsel are invited to submit brief written submissions on the disposition of costs on this matter.
- Additionally, both any putative aggregation pattern and the exact disposition of the interfacial tryptophans may differ for this conformer.
- Table 2 shows the disposition of revised manuscripts received through October 10, 2000.
- In the early 1990s John began to seriously plan for the inevitable disposition of his collection.
- Fast-acting muscles have highly ordered structure due to the closely interrelated disposition of membranes and myofibrils.
- By observing the spirit of the enemy's men and getting the best position, you can work out the enemy's disposition and move your men accordingly.
- This led to quick evaluations and dispositions for mobilized soldiers.
- Bourges and Normandy offer some striking examples of the way in which stained glass can magnify the structural disposition of an edifice.
- The spatial disposition of the pores relative to the electroporating pulse was, however, not resolved.
- Arrangement, disposition of parts, subserviency of means to an end, relation of instruments to a use, imply the presence of intelligence and mind.
- The only solution was to open and inventory each container to determine the proper disposition of the items.
- The results show that each head in a crown pair has a distinct structural disposition.
- If you feel you need to retain some degree of control over the disposition of the retirement assets after your death, you may consider designating a trust as your beneficiary.
- Fig.1 shows the disposition of the amino acids at the interface of the protein.
3Lawenajenación feminineto make disposition of one's property — hacer disposición / disponer de sus (or mis etc.) bienes
- Family relations are strengthened, however, by the law of inheritance, which does not recognize a principle of free testamentary disposition.
- At the top of page 395 he mentions somebody fraudulently assisting a trustee in disposition of some trust property.
- There was some contention as to the sale and disposition of certain assets.
- It, therefore, for the purposes of the Tax Act, which is now applying differently to the real facts, treats that disposition of property as a distribution of profits.
- The freedom of testamentary disposition, of course, is a matter of statute under the Wills Act, originally under the statute of wills.
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