In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(design/hairstyle/decoration) complicado(hairstyle/design/decoration) intrincado(hairstyle/design/decoration) muy elaborado
- Archaeologists still debate why communities would have gone to such lengths to create these elaborate structures, even if they housed local elite families.
- Security precautions were elaborate in the extreme.
- A very elaborate stage design will be adopted, costing US $2 million.
- And I think that's why he takes such elaborate security precautions.
- The buildings were all made of white stone, built carefully with elaborate details, as if every family lived in a miniature castle.
- She looked as imperious and haughty as ever; her graying blue-silver hair swept up into an intricate coif, the elaborate detail of its design matching even her extravagant evening gown.
- Though the book's elaborate details might make slow going for many readers, it will serve as a valuable resource for scholars and political activists.
- Columns supporting the roof were inlaid with elaborate, seemingly aimless designs; tantalizingly intricate, almost gaudy.
- On the night of the festival, people are expected to go to the streets to appreciate varying sorts of elaborate and brightly decorated lanterns, an often unforgettable experience.
- In the case of this project, some of the students had made elaborate drawings with intricate details.
- Doorways, gates, and windows are carved with elaborate designs.
- Rather than bore you with elaborate detail, I will simply sketch out in brief outline how the system would work.
- Narrators, for example, often provided elaborate details about the persons and locations involved in fairy stories.
- For example, many firms operate elaborate security arrangements which look good but are actually useless.
- Death is one of the most important events in society and is marked by most ethnic groups and religions by elaborate and lengthy funeral observances that involve the whole community.
- There were some matters the tribunal did not refer to although they could have, and some minor errors in relation to the details of this elaborate and complicated scheme.
- The mainstays of the children's bedrooms up and down the country were on display too: teddy bears in their hundreds, dolls in elaborate boxes and puzzles designed to stretch young minds.
- After having done a series of simple, effective bookjackets for the bestselling crime writer, Chris was suddenly asked for an altogether more elaborate design.
- This travel involves elaborate planning and discussions about eating.
- The elaborate design, praised at its inception, now is being blamed for ballooning costs and several delays.
2(arrangements/plan) minucioso(plan/arrangements) detalladoin elaborate detail — con todo detalle
- Or is this an elaborate hoax designed to generate interest in a book deal?
- He took his pipe from his mouth and gave an elaborate yawn, which seemed to take him by surprise.
- Against lesser quarterbacks, expect more gap-shooting and elaborate designs involving the back seven.
- Sexual selection theory has proved extremely successful in explaining male ornaments, such as elaborate vocal and visual displays.
- Faking an elaborate yawn, I sneak a glance over my shoulder just in time to see her naked back as she leaves.
- It is an elaborate, extravagant and bloated undertaking that not only throws in the kitchen sink but the fire extinguisher, too.
- The big summit meetings are elaborate rituals, ostentatious shows of power that reinforce the entitlement and authority of the bodies they represent.
- Maybe I'll find tomorrow, I live in hope, that the BBC article was just some kind of elaborate wind-up…
- So plans were formed and we arranged the elaborate car-hopscotch required to ensure that no-one would drive home drunk.
- Police say the device would not have exploded as there was no detonator attached and are describing the incident as an elaborate hoax designed to cause fear.
- How do I know this isn't some elaborate scam designed to prey on the emotions of someone with a terminal loved one?
- ‘That sounds good,’ Cici said with an elaborate yawn, and laid her head on the side of the car.
- He didn't just make a mistake on the date; he told the story in elaborate detail.
3(meal) de mucho trabajo
1(plan/theory) elaborar(plan/theory) idear
- He did not elaborate on the details of the different laws involved in the two cases.
- A spokeswoman for the inquiry refused to elaborate on the concerns but said they would eventually be made public in a witness statement.
- Obrador rejected the workers' demands, saying that current plans were part of a more general municipal labor policy elaborated by the city.
- Myrdal believed the same to be true of the neoclassical trade theory elaborated by Eli Heckscher and Bertil Ohlin.
- If she had done so, he would have had to elaborate his policy ambitions in detail.
- The authority is refusing to elaborate on details of the claims.
- You may elaborate on and enlarge the truth to a degree, but you are a person of high integrity and high standards of behavior.
- We are often told that our movement lacks the persons of talent who might be capable of further elaborating Marx's theories.
- They believe that they have elaborated a theory linking ventilation, cytokine release, and multiple organ system failure.
- At this point, I shall briefly elaborate the theory of the global system based on the three spheres of economic, political, and culture-ideology transnational practices.
- This strategy had been reversed when homeland policy was elaborated at that time.
- Afterwards we were walking though the labyrinthine corridors of the company basement where the training room is located, as he elaborated his theory about the trainer's sexuality and Abdir and I cracked up.
- The powerful farm lobby is not prepared to elaborate on its reportedly top level talks of recent days.
- We model these properties with a basic thermodynamic framework without the use of more elaborated theory as has been done previously.
- In this article, then, I will elaborate on these concerns and use some well-known poems.
- A secondary theme of the book is to identify and elaborate on the issues and beliefs that concerned Tagore all his life as a poet and a writer.
- He declined to elaborate on the details of the discussion and said he is not at liberty to discuss Cabinet meetings.
- While the survivor in the garden is doubly constructed as Jewish and female, her story serves more than a dual purpose in elaborating Semprun's theory of memory.
- They represent interdependent components of the class policy elaborated by the dominant strata of the ruling elite.
- These e-mails and comments often either correct mistakes I have made, or elaborate on posts already on the site.
- He declined to elaborate on the technical details.
- Later, he had made an honest error in refusing to elaborate on details of his credit card transactions which led him inadvertently into controversy.
- I would like to continue to elaborate on the concerns Dr Smith put to the Committee.
- He wouldn't elaborate on details but hinted that the look of the series will be influenced by the hot reality genre.
- Depending on how this feature of a moral theory is elaborated, there will be more than one answer to the question of the effects of moral requirements on the motives of connection.
- Liu declined to elaborate on details of the bid.
- Tune in at 4 am tomorrow, when I may feverishly elaborate on the details.
- Rather, recognizing relevant facts and elaborating theories to explain them are two aspects of a single process: making our total view as coherent as we can.
- While the failure of the book to engage in elaborating the theory of Bonapartism is a weakness, the avoidance of any serious debate concerning the writer's position in regard to Stalinism is regrettable.
- He elaborates an original theory of identity to address issues surrounding the Trinity, one that has wider applicability in metaphysics.
- Sitting in front of their seaside cottage, he elaborates his theory.
- They were genuinely intrigued by the story and felt little need to elaborate on what already seemed so outlandish.
- He did not elaborate on concerns regarding the immigration office.
- It is likely that in listening to conversations or lecture materials you simultaneously translate into pictures which enhance and elaborate on the meaning.
- Well, we really can't elaborate on the specific details.
- Esclangon elaborated a theory for these functions, studied their differentiation and integration, and examined the differential equations which allow them as coefficients.
- Not surprisingly, he elaborates a theory of the relationship between music and money.
- This part ‘represents one of the few attempts, ancient or modern, to elaborate a theory of pragmatics and discourse grammar.’
- But discussing its permutations also aids in elaborating the theory I am commending.
- As a ratepayer I am most concerned by this statement and would ask Mr Bloxham to elaborate on what he means by ‘support’ and what extent of support is required.
1dar (más) detallesentrar en detallesentrar en explicacionesto elaborate on / upon sth — explicar algo en mayor detalle
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