In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbembedded, embedding
1(in rock, wood)enterrarincrustarthe incident is firmly embedded in my memory — el incidente está firmemente grabado en mi memoria
- an idea embedded in the public mind — una idea muy arraigada entre la gente
- journalists embedded with US forces — periodistas insertados en las fuerzas armadas de EEUU
- NHS managers and commissioners should take a good look at this report and ensure recommendations are embedded in their own services.
- His ideas are embedded in Islamic tradition - he does not concoct them to express his ego.
- Nostalgia is embedded in the geography of the place.
- It went right through my shoe and embedded itself in my foot.
- Such was the power of the impact, one of the bricks embedded itself in the passenger door.
- The sound of which completely obscured the revving car engine; I only realized there was a vehicle heading towards me when it crashed through the trees and embedded itself in the garage wall.
- This also means that whenever the press writes about blogs, one must critically consider what biases are embedded in their reporting.
- Realist and rationalist ideas are also embedded in international organization.
- Introducing interactive learning technology is a contemporary case study of the difficulties involved in embedding new ideas and new ways of working into institutions that are resistant to change.
- This idea is strongly embedded in the Constitution.
- The collagen fibres are firmly embedded in the subchondral bone, giving stability to the cartilage.
- In three seconds, the automatic car careered backwards, hit the woman captain of a village bowls team, smashed into two parked cars, bounced on to a wall and embedded itself in a hedge, an inquest heard.
- What is remarkable is that the bottle is firmly embedded in a solid rock-like mass.
- The second pellet bounced of several walls, a reproduction print of some elephants and a strategically opened door and embedded itself in my knee.
- However, sometimes this is not possible because the cancer is small, poorly defined or embedded in vital surrounding tissue.
- A round embedded itself in the nose cone, inches from where he was peering through his sights.
- Although the company's ideas are embedded in a wide range of consumer products, from video games to mobile phones, it has never had any dealings with the public.
- The bullet missed and embedded itself in a wall.
- Cast within the context of the present study, this means that rather than being an end in itself, doubt is embedded in a larger process.
- I mean tragedy in the classical sense in which the hero's misery is embedded in his triumph.
- This feeling is embedded in the time, it makes up what we are now.
- This love for excitement is deeply embedded in the social system.
- Like some sly medieval scribe, Kurtz frequently embeds conceptual ideas, jokes or symbolic content in the drawings.
- Although she never had had any claim to him, predatory feelings were deeply embedded within her heart.
- Deon's air tanks and the battery pack for his light appeared to be firmly embedded in the mud underneath him, and Shaw was starting to pant from exertion.
- The pellet punctured the intestine in two places and embedded itself in the unfortunate animal's spleen.
- The jury heard that the armed man fired the weapon at point blank range as he struggled with her but the bullet missed her and embedded itself in a shop window.
- Mr Walker rejected claims that he had been duped, saying the eight-inch piece of bone was firmly embedded in the earth.
- The theory is that an idea is embedded in the subconscious, and it is affecting one's conscious behaviour in some way.
- Shaw was unable to bring Dreyer's body to the surface during his October dive as his oxygen cylinders were firmly embedded in the mud.
- It was hypothesized that this unaccounted mass was embedded in the hydrophobic interior of the lipid membrane, inaccessible to the negative stain.
- According to House, their beliefs were deeply embedded in the bureaucratic culture.
- Fear was embedded in her every pore as she felt herself slowly burning.
- He responded to the modern dilemma of human reason failing to produce ethical consensus by arguing that ideas are never pure: they are always embedded in social contexts.
- Conceptual thought is essentially embedded in complex practices of inference and argument.
- It is left to Martha Swann's rather ditzy Rosalind and Jenni Bowden's practical gentle and loving Celia to lighten the mood and embed the ideas of fidelity and courage in love that run through the play.
- A clause may be embedded in a phrase, and vice versa, ad infinitum.
- The usual sorts of discourse relationships exist among the phrases, but very little of this structure is encoded by phrasal embedding within sentences.
- This has the unwelcome consequence of forcing one to argue that number is invisible in syntactic environments (such as embedded clauses) where C carries no visible number.
- This allusion consists of two (fairly common) words embedded in a four-word phrase.
- Here, the two main clauses are coordinated by but, the first main clause has a that clause within which is embedded another that clause, and the second main clause also contains a that clause.
reflexive verbembedded, embedding
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