In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(foresee)(problem/delay) preverto envisage -ing
- we don't envisage staying for long — no tenemos pensado quedarnos mucho tiempo
- The work was divided into five stages but the proposal envisaged continuous, uninterrupted progression of the project.
- The document envisages the creation of 240 000 jobs to permanently reduce unemployment to below 10 per cent.
- She envisaged a future where borders between the two countries would become irrelevant.
- The plan also envisages the creation of a trading company which would covenant all profits back to the parent company.
- The parliament's planners originally envisaged that the specialist glazing would cost £1.8m.
- I do not pretend to be able to envisage all the various possibilities.
- Another idea envisages the creation of a national investment fund under the supervision of the regional development ministry.
- Overall, the day was great success and it is envisaged that similar events will be held in the future.
- Ninety per cent of the 162 submissions opposed the nationwide introduction of e-voting as currently envisaged.
- Neither the safety regulations nor risk factor calculations had envisaged the possibility of this type of accident.
- The scheme envisages a new bus station, shops and 100 homes, with some leisure and offices.
- The issue is envisaged in the 2002 budget.
- We got it far more wrong than we ever envisaged at the time.
- Nevertheless, he said that the project is envisaged to be a success.
- I didn't envisage this would be a problem, but I was wrong.
- The plan also envisages the establishment of eight district councils working under the Provisional Council.
- He explained that he envisages himself working there for the next 25 years.
- Nobody can know what kind of world will result from the interplay of these forces, but it is possible to envisage plausible futures.
- Indeed it is envisaged that in the future it could also be used for clinics by consultants.
- Two of the 15 constitutional drafts envisaged the establishment of a national ombudsman as a constitutional institution.
2(imagine)imaginarseconcebirthe novel envisages a post-holocaust situation — la novela plantea una hipotética situación post-nuclear
- Living the student lifestyle, it becomes difficult to envisage yourself in a ‘normal’ routine.
- Regardless of the outcome, it is difficult to envisage the resumption of business as usual afterwards.
- He should have envisaged what would happen to him after insulting her sister.
- She would then envisage what the desired final print should look like and expose the negative accordingly.
- In most of the tapestries that we see in museums or country houses the dyes have faded badly and it is difficult to envisage the impact they had when first hung.
- Frankly, it's difficult to envisage him being nearly as influential in any role other than that of the focal point of the attack.
- In these circumstances it is difficult to envisage anyone using their law or medical degree for benevolent reasons.
- If this is so, it is difficult not to envisage the death-rate substantially increasing.
- I have difficulty really envisaging how that could have happened.
- With a user base of over one million people, it is difficult to envisage a way in which this difficulty can be overcome.
- A large, whitewashed house just yards from a white beach and a little stone harbour, it is difficult to envisage a more perfect location.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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