In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(give hope, courage to)animaralentarwe have been encouraged by the response so far — la respuesta que hemos recibido hasta el momento es muy alentadora
- We are encouraged to hear that confidence, but can I pick you up on a word you have used, and I hope you do not mind me doing so.
- I would encourage anyone else interested in this debate to try and get their hands on a copy as well.
- Residents are encouraged to join together in a bid to reduce crime in their community this winter.
- All are welcome and new members are particularly encouraged to attend.
- Scouts are encouraged to contact their group leaders if they would like to participate.
- Interested drivers are encouraged to contact teams to reserve time in the cars in advance.
- Researchers from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences are encouraged to apply.
- This story is part of an encouraging trend which sees residents taking charge of their neighbourhood facilities.
- They were encouraged by his progress and the lack of any infection in his lacerations.
- The aim was not only to promote the sport but also encourage more visitors to attend these high profile events.
- "We are encouraged by our third quarter results, " he said.
- While this is encouraging what is urgently needed is a mechanism that will translate words into concrete measures.
- "Teachers have always encouraged students to talk and think for themselves.
- The public hearing provided an opportunity and a faint ray of hope that encouraged women.
- Young boys are always encouraged to participate in sports.
- Since it was first launched in Namibia in 1991, there have been encouraging developments.
- Readers are encouraged to submit articles to share their challenges and successes with colleagues.
- Turtle's managing director, Jeremy Turtle, has been greatly encouraged by the response from residents.
- All residents are asked to make an effort to support this initiative and children are also encouraged to participate.
- Despite the dangers, some parents actively encourage their children to take part in the street clashes.
- Lets hope this great result encourages youngsters across Scotland to take up the sport themselves.
- We shall see what happens, but I am greatly encouraged by this response.
- Fernandez's comeback continues, and the team is encouraged by his progress.
- Higher education carries much prestige, and parents strongly encourage children to earn their diplomas.
- Students and teachers from all disciplines who can speak basic English are encouraged to apply.
- While the plans are encouraging for the future of the Hub, they are small in financial terms and scale.
- She was also praised for her commitment to promoting the game and encouraging new players.
- The number of first time donors at this Clinic was very noticeable, which is encouraging for the future.
- That's not our job, our job is not to encourage gambling.
- The reader is actively encouraged to take back control over her own health.
- She spent years promoting and encouraging him, while Valentino made one bad decision after another.
- I encourage anyone interested in ancient history to consider Turkey for their next travel destination.
- People who have concerns are encouraged to contact their local Medical Officer of Health.
- The next meeting is on Thursday, April 7 at 9.30 pm and all local residents are encouraged to attend.
- We hope it will encourage people who would normally not consider travelling by train.
- We must also encourage more students and journalists to pursue broadcast opinion writing as a career.
- I hope that you are encouraged that no one has considered the idea of looking on the web for your product.
- In fact, he is very encouraged by the growing success of local theatre.
- Viewers were encouraged to participate at home and up to 10,000 people called a special helpline during the show.
- I hope this goes some way to calming the situation down, and I hope the support you've had encourages you!
- We're very encouraged by progress that's being made in many Asian countries.
2(give encouragement to)to encourage sb to + inf
- she encouraged me to carry on/try again — me alentó a seguir adelante/para que volviera a intentarlo
- if you're too lenient you simply encourage them to misbehave — si los consientes demasiado les estás dando alas para que se porten mal
- to encourage sb in sth
- it encouraged me in the hope that their views might change — me dio esperanzas de que cambiarían de opinión
- don't encourage him in bad habits — no le fomentes las malas costumbres
3(laziness/industry/competition) fomentar(growth) fomentar(growth) estimular(speculation) intensificar
- Vaccination against all childhood diseases has been strongly encouraged by the government.
- The poverty campaign is all about encouraging development in Africa.
- This means that rising prices encourage competition, but falling prices do not.
- The county council trumpets that it wants to encourage cycling.
- Banks encourage what is for them a profitable orgy of borrowing, and luxury imports surge.
- The idea of reducing the refuse collections is a good one, and should help encourage recycling.
- The substance releases the minerals into the teeth, encouraging the growth of new enamel.
- Its widespread adoption encouraged the development of other methods of physical diagnosis.
- This is generally accepted as beneficial in that it encourages innovation and competition.
- All these factors encourage smoking and do not help efforts to reduce it.
- She continually encourages growth, development and autonomy of all members of her team.
- At present society encourages smoking while socialising - - when it discourages it people will adjust.
- His actions would have been completely legal - even encouraged by the Dutch government.
- Instead, the child is introduced to a story that encourages positive beliefs about self and others.
- The singers' repertoire ranges from sixties pop songs to madrigals and audience participation is always encouraged.
- The scoring system encourages activity - the more you play, the better you will score.
- Positive role models for underrepresented cultures may encourage more participation in leadership roles among underrepresented students.
- Such autonomy encourages what to him is a desirable element of calculated risk-taking.
- Hens enjoy scratching, preening and dustbathing and the deep straw covered floor encourages these social activities.
- She added as an afterthought that the government supports campaigns to encourage cycling and walking as healthy forms of transport.
- They have to balance between protecting their profits and encouraging economic growth.
- It would also encourage the development of new tourism activities in the region.
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