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(of river)desviación feminine
- But in the case of the big river diversion schemes this sequence took a more intelligent course.
- Of course, some literal sensual diversion is nice too.
- According to him, the sewage diversion plan can make a big difference.
- According to the prospectus ‘the litigation could result in substantial costs and diversion of resources’.
- A ‘water war’ has also erupted over Castile-La Mancha's diversion of the River Tajo at Murcia's expense.
- Aside from the slight diversion into the life story of his brother's weird friend, it had been a relatively normal session.
- The power outage no doubt was the product of the continued diversion of resources and lack of investment in basic infrastructure.
- With bypass procedures and biliopancreatic diversion, success is even greater.
- But he can often turn that diversion into something positive.
- Continuously increasing the fiscal deficit and diversion of larger funds to consumption rather than investment hurts it more.
- In the past there have been cases of over-expenditure and diversion of some resources.
- A diversion is planned for users of the footpath so that it runs to the south of Marine Lake.
- Long term planning and commitment to the programme have helped to prevent diversion of resources.
- Dam building and river diversion have become commonplace.
1.2(of funds)malversación feminine
- In such states, the risk of diversion of funds and of corruption is extremely high.
- He foreshadowed the imposition of new taxes and the diversion of funds allocated for development work to military spending.
- Mel championed a recycling and composting plan that will push Toronto to the forefront of waste diversion in North America.
- And finally, it acknowledges that 100 per cent diversion is impossible, since garbage will never just disappear.
- Province-wide and country-wide, extended producer warranty legislation is the only way to reach 100 per cent waste diversion.
- Also, funds earmarked for aviation always risk political diversion or delay in favor of other more favored projects.
- The Reserve Bank of India has detected over 1,000 cases of fund diversion by corporate bodies.
- We already know their plan includes diversion of current payroll taxes, something that will weaken, not strengthen, Social Security.
- Similar water diversion plans by upstream non-Indian users severely degraded Walker River Reservation resources as well.
1.3British Transportdesvío masculinedesviación feminine
- Then I got tangled in a confusion of traffic jams, roadworks, diversions and obscure road signs.
- Gardai operated traffic diversions through Rathduff and Pollavaddy until the road was reopened two hours later.
- Buses and other heavy vehicles will be banned for at least three days with diversions along Market Road.
- The road was blocked and diversions set up through Laneshawe Bridge.
- Residents of Netherlands Avenue were furious after their road was used as a diversion onto Huddersfield Road.
- Signed diversion routes will be used to direct traffic around the closure.
- To accommodate the works, temporary traffic diversions will be used as required.
- A signed diversion route around the inner ring road will be in operation for the duration of the work.
- In this case the council had acquired a plot of land in 1955, for the purpose of constructing a road diversion.
- Some side roads will also be temporarily closed with appropriate diversion routes added.
- The council says the work will take up to two months to complete and will lead to road closures and bus diversions.
- Tiny rural roads used as diversions were brought to a standstill by lorries trying to find a way around the chaos.
- The Woodenbridge / Aughrim Road is closed for extensive road repairs diversions are in operation.
- There will be a number of traffic diversions in operation during the day.
- Road closures and diversions will be in place from Monday as Leeds City Council starts resurfacing roads through the town centre.
- The road is the emergency diversion route for Ewell Road traffic.
- Traffic is flowing freely over Salisbury's Skew Bridge again this week, after 16 months of queues, road closures and diversions.
- Temporary measures have been put in place, including traffic lights and diversions.
- Drivers can expect a string of temporary traffic lights and diversions in the coming months as nearly £1m of road repairs begin.
- There will be traffic diversions, contra-flow systems and some road closures during the course of the work.
(distraction)diversión femininedivertimiento estratégico masculineyou create a diversion and I'll make my escape — tú los distraes mientras yo me escapo
- Some have argued that these prosecutions are a diversion and distraction from the real task of prosecuting terrorists.
- What keeps you reading, despite arcane diversions into the footnotes of manga and anime, is the sense of adventure.
- He also has one of the funniest bits in the movie as part of the elaborate diversion the gang plans as part of the initial heist.
- I like the idea of creating a big diversion of sorts to get moving with smaller stuff.
- In the process, digital gadgetry - usually a diversion from physical activity - is literally keeping people of all ages moving.
- The most important thing is not to create more diversions that complicate and expand the problem.
- The momentary diversion of his attention, it seemed, was sufficient to elicit Deuroff's shift in focus as well.
- Any diversion from the plan was an invitation to fail.
- ‘They allowed me to create diversions in my life, to be able to get away from playing golf,’ he says.
- Minutes later, a second car exploded nearby - possibly intended to create a diversion and cover the bombers' tracks.
- I managed to miss about 80% through hard work and diversion, but stumbled upon an amazing performance.
- You'd need to create a diversion, by throwing a rock that lands behind them, making a noise and distracting them temporarily.
- Often, such diversions are to direct attention away from some other story or crisis.
- But to be entertained is to be diverted, for that is what all these activities are: diversions.
- I'll create a diversion, to get their attention.
- Against that, the speech at the Orewa Rotary Club by the man in the white hat was just a diversion and a distraction.
- And, at any rate, the SDF did not approve of industrial struggle, holding that such activity was a diversion from the inevitable.
- Creating a diversion allowed the NCAA selection committee to elude criticism for its most problematic bracketing in recent years.
- And they limit their lives to their own minds, the diversions within them.
- There was only one possible way to distract the world's attention: create a diversion.
3formal(amusement)diversión feminineentretenimiento masculine
- Still others might prefer the challenge of a video or pinball game as an entertaining diversion.
- It's a fun little diversion that gets addictive.
- The unreality, we're told, is just for diversion - people understand the difference between movie posturing and the real world.
- Since 1985, though, I've given up that youthful diversion.
- Scenically speaking, this diversion was a delight.
- Usually, I just turn to the BBC World Service for diversion, eventually slinking back to National or Concert.
- No assortment of programs, activities or diversions will fill the void if a relational context is missing in a parish.
- Any little diversion we plan - an afternoon drive to the Dairy Queen, a game of Monopoly after supper - Dad's nose vetoes.
- Racing games to me are palate cleansers, lite diversions in between more serious gaming experiences.
- It'll be free of diversions and pesky ‘entertainment extravaganzas’.
- Dolls isn't a great film, but it is fun diversion.
- They made going to a Web site a political act, not just an informational search or an entertaining diversion.
- Plus, I think everybody's in need of little diversion.
- They need diversions such as a youth club and different sport activities.
- The answer came in the form of several delightful diversions.
- Such items encouraged meaningful reflection on the Union victory; they also provided hours of entertainment and diversion.
- Of course, the biggest diversion - the fall foliage - is free, and it is well worth the trip.
- Spearfishing isn't a sport to you, it's a competitive diversion done for enjoyment!
- TNM was obviously looking for a light, entertaining diversion for the holiday season, and they've certainly got that in La Nuit des rois.
- One of my favourite diversions is to ‘re-create’ some company memos for circulation within a very select group of people I can trust.
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