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(mental)angustia feminineaflicción feminineher divorce caused her parents a great deal of distress — su divorcio afligió mucho a sus padres
- to my great distress — para gran disgusto mío
- he was in great distress — sufría mucho
- Analgesics for chronic pain should be administered at whatever dose is required to relieve distress.
- Complex social institutions have developed in response to pressures to alleviate the distress which behavior patterns can produce.
- Mediated pathways were especially salient for understanding variation in adolescents' self-reported distress.
- The causative role of that trauma in patients' subsequent distress becomes clear.
- Only then will we avoid causing distress to our elderly by nursing home closures.
- Several qualified female staff expressed intense feelings of distress associated with restraining patients.
- Caring for people experiencing mental distress is often complex and challenging.
- Fourthly, patients' distress and their vulnerability to anxiety and depression are lessened.
- Others, however, suffer great emotional distress associated with a lack of self-confidence and sometimes depression.
- People who suffer emotional distress can turn to food to suppress their feelings, only exacerbating the problem.
- They began and ended therapy with profiles that represented a couple in serious relationship distress.
- Benzodiazepines can relieve the distress associated with agoraphobia but have only a temporary effect.
- They say that the school didn't protect her and that she's suffering emotional distress.
- The treatment of choice for co-occurring marital distress and depression appears to be behavioral marital therapy.
- Many may have developed explicit systems which seek to alleviate human distress by eliminative procedures.
- She was experiencing significant distress due to hot flashes and was referred by her oncologist for hypnotherapy.
- Considerable social stigma is associated with infection, which may cause psychological distress in the sufferer.
- Next, subjects were classified according to relationship distress as measured by the RAT.
- Family members and friends can lessen the patient's distress by avoiding disagreements in front of the patient.
- They can be enforced whenever youths are harassing or causing distress to residents or businesses.
1.2(physical)respiratory distress — dificultades respiratorias feminine
- he showed signs of distress during the race — tuvo síntomas de agotamiento durante la carrera
- Many of the suicides in the countryside were triggered by the financial distress caused by the low rubber prices.
- Some look embarrassed; their presence here all but announces financial distress at home.
- This financial distress is creating serious health problems too.
- Many have been separated from their families and loved ones for months on end, enduring great personal distress and financial loss.
- As a councillor, I witness at first hand the needless hardship and distress caused to, mainly young, families waiting years to be housed.
- The framers of the New Deal never considered day care as a strategy for alleviating economic distress, however.
- A charity for the homeless is marking ten years of relieving poverty and distress in the Chorley area.
- Both these parasitical forms of life are causing distress and hardship to average, hard-working Bermudians.
- A National Grid spokesman said today that the company did not wish to cause any distress or financial hardship to Mrs Craven.
- It also noted that another operational consequence of BWIA's financial distress was the long delay in regaining Category 1 status.
- So, in advance of the Budget, the RAC Foundation called on the Chancellor to freeze fuel tax to avoid further financial distress.
- By one estimate, medical expenses are the primary cause of financial distress for 40 percent of those struggling to hold on to their homes.
- We collected some money so that when we found instances of real distress over matters other than food we had a fund that we were able to divide up.
- The firm I worked for went through financial distress before lay-offs.
- Meanwhile, the money is rolling in for the relief of distress among the victims of this appalling apocalyptic tragedy.
- Farmers are subject to major disruption and families can suffer serious distress and financial loss.
- On that bus, dignity masks the distress of financial hardship and failing hope.
- He told planners he could get into financial distress if expansion proposals for the business weren't agreed soon.
- But it is also required that the shopping be at a level where it impairs your job, or creates serious family problems, or leads to financial distress.
- Boston's Dance Umbrella, New England's major modern dance presenter, closed at the end of April, citing severe financial distress.
1.4(danger)(call/signal) (before noun) de socorroin distress — en peligro
- Spanish ships in distress were to be permitted to seek refuge in English ports.
- Our ships and aircraft received no distress calls.
- With trousers flapping vigorously on the coastline Maritime rescuers might have taken him for a small sailing vessel in distress.
- The Federal Government was acting in contravention of maritime law by shunning a ship and crew in distress.
- Three Kingfisher pilots searching for ships in distress radioed they had spotted life rafts in the stormy Atlantic.
- At the seaside, the coastguard reported a number of false alarms when ships mistook fireworks for distress flares.
- And next time there is a ship in distress in Norwegian waters, let's hope there is an Australian vessel nearby.
- "We're picking up a distress beacon, " he explained.
- USS Gettysburg recently rescued four civilian mariners in distress at sea.
- Tasks undertaken have included searches, medical evacuations, and providing aid to ships and boats in distress.
- The flight crew made a distress call and the aircraft landed safely on one engine around 14 minutes after take-off.
- The radio operator sent a Mayday distress call, which was logged by the local Coastguard station at 12.06 am.
- Unwaveringly these incredibly brave volunteers get in the chopper and answer the distress call.
- The played disk quickly created an ambient background sound of a ship in distress.
- Aaron continued telling anyone who was listening how the freighter ship Charybdis was in distress.
- In doing so, you have helped a pilot in distress and are a credit to [Air Force] Air Traffic Control.
- The Navy has made a valiant, but ultimately doomed, attempt to rescue a fellow seafarer in distress at Fleet Base West.
- Just as the Missouri left Earth orbit a top order distress signal came through.
- It would continue to befriend foreign sailors in distress but would destroy any foreign ships that threatened its rulers or were violent.
- Wasn't the closest port in Indonesia when the ship received a distress call?
2USLawembargo masculinebefore noun distress merchandise — mercancía embargada en pago de una deuda
- Speed had said that ‘when a statute says money ‘shall be levied by distress,’ that is an execution.’
- Payments were not made under the LO and bailiffs were instructed to levy distress but were unsuccessful.
- Nothing the bailiff did, in attempting lawfully to levy distress, could have begun to justify a resort to violence by another person present.
- On 22nd July 2003 the father employed bailiffs to levy distress on Ash Waste in respect of £2,857 allegedly owed as rent.
- W. Toronto changed locks and posted bailiff notice of distress.
1(upset) afligir(grieve) consternarplease don't distress yourself — por favor, no se aflija
- Elizabeth felt that he was distressed because she was right and he had upset her.
- That is not why the story of SIEV-X distresses me.
- Lt. Col. Patterson said he was distressed at the news.
- He reported that he was distressed by the news that one of his friends had relayed today.
- It might distress people considerably, but no moral judgment can be applied because you have a totally wild encounter.
- But if it distresses you, I'll have Sean reconfigure the link.
- Yeah, it distresses me how easy it is to fail the people who need us.
- I was distressed by this news; if not at Yale, then where?
- Though these behaviors might distress people, they serve turkey vultures well.
- He had done every possible act to bother and distress her, including his attempt of a confession of love to her.
- To merely contemplate moving human remains will distress some people.
- Mental health counsellors have set up crisis phone lines for people distressed by the shootings.
- On Saturday, Hat Hair and I sit in the park and drink beer until his quiet introspection distresses me and I leave.
- Michelle was deeply distressed by Adam's news and she felt tears forming quickly in her eyes.
- In Mexico, people are distressed by the possibility that biopharmaceutical corn could be introduced in the country.
- Many people are distressed at what has happened.
- He was very distressed and upset when he got home.
- As a resident of Alastrean House in Aberdeenshire, I am distressed by the recent news that the house is threatened with closure.
- Only two weeks after writing this post, I am still distressed by the news from London.
- The entire situation distresses the people profoundly these days.
2(wood/furniture) (para dar aspecto de antiguo) envejecer
- I use anything that is available to create a texture, make a mark, reflect light, distress the surface, etc.
- The surface of the table has become distressed by time. There would be no space beneath such a thing to languish.
- So, I hereby grant you permission to paint that table, to distress it, to weather it, to paint it pink and stencil flowers around the edge if that pleases you.
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