In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(style/appliance/method) económicothis car is very economical — este coche es muy económico
- try to be economical in your use of time — trata de economizar tiempo
- From the 1950s to 1960s, he was renowned for his economical lifestyle.
- What is the easiest, most economical way to get rid of the standing water?
- To begin with, gravel is very economical compared to other paving materials.
- The fastest, most economical way to produce new houseplants is to divide them from existing ones.
- He was incredibly economical and inventive, making a great variety of prints in all sorts of different colours.
- So ever since then, I've been trying to figure out an economical solution for our curtain problem.
- Some believe it would be more economical in the long term just to buy new helicopters.
- Motorcycle gloves, and even common workman's gloves can be economical alternatives for beginners.
- Although not really suitable nor economical for that purpose, it did keep up the gas supply during the emergency.
- I am considerate, drive to the speed limit and also drive a car that's more economical than my old one.
- My mother was economical and a good manager, so we never went without any necessities.
- The Deputy Prime Minister said his Economy Ministry returned 20 million leva to the budget last year, because they were economical.
- Not only were the cars quick, but they were very economical as well.
- Somewhat surprisingly, standard 118 bhp models are very economical with fuel.
- And it is time that we all realise that governments only have limited powers to change and influence while economical actors are the leaders of change.
- I'm economical, it must be the business student in me!
- They are reasonably inexpensive and economical to run.
- Thus it is important to make groundwater exploration as economical as possible with the highest possible success rate.
- He was very economical in the way he used his materials.
- Unfortunately, the solution to this problem is neither simple nor economical.
- Competitively priced, economical to run and with plenty of comfort and space, this is a very practical motor.
- In a quest to find the most economical driver, local dignitaries and motor industry figures teamed up for the marathon, hoping to learn a little about making their fuel go further.
- We tried a simple, economical solution to this problem: combining the camera with a pair of binoculars.
- The color of the terrace railings was chosen to make them economical and relatively unnoticeable.
- Pastures are often the most economical way to provide forage for ruminant animals.
- This map would promote a coherent, efficient, and economical wargaming effort.
- Higher upfront costs might be more economical in the long run.
- It means that economical users will have an opportunity to invest into a modern and future-proof rather than into an obsolescent platform.
- On more economical cars like yours the fuel savings are less attractive, although a London driver would no doubt be particularly attracted by the congestion charge exemption.
- I have heard about him from some of my economical colleagues.
- You might be surprised, however, to discover that you have an extremely economical car in your driveway.
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