In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(news/event) que causa conmociónit was hardly an earthshaking discovery — no se puede decir que haya sido un descubrimiento trascendental / revolucionario
- None of this is of earth-shattering importance; much of it is of no importance at all.
- None of these in isolation are earth-shattering events, but together they provide persuasive evidence of the cultural revolution now taking place in Britain.
- For most players, that hardly would have been earth-shattering news.
- The question does not have to be of earth-shattering importance, but it really does have to be of deep concern to the querist at the time the question is asked.
- These days, everything in football has to be a matter of earth-shaking significance.
- Each couple has an earth-shattering story to tell.
- Last Saturday's earth-shattering event did not receive, from this paper, the celebration it deserved.
- This would be an earth-shattering, transformational event that would have a major social and economic impact across the region.
- The decisions they arrive at could have earth-shaking significance.
- Admittedly their margins of victory in this Munster campaign have not been earth-shattering.
- This is an extremely bizarre and rather earth-shattering story.
- It may not sound like earth-shattering news, but for those of us who love our cinemas as much as we do our movies, it is.
- It was an earth-shattering reminder that games change and sometimes you can't stay in love forever.
- I was awake then, but somehow managed to miss this earth-shattering event.
- It's a path well-trodden, and not a place where one is going to come up with many new, earth-shattering insights.
- I know this isn't exactly earth-shattering news but the news does bring back quite a flood of happy memories for me.
- Today the guiding hand of evolution is unmistakably human, with earth-shattering consequences.
- While this may not seem like earth-shattering news to the world at large, it has certainly altered life on the home front.
- It would not be an earth-shattering shift for the republican movement.
- If something truly earth-shattering happens I may pop my head up.
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