In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1equipararidentificarto equate sth with sth — equiparar/identificar algo con algo
1corresponder ahe equates well with the popular concept of an absentminded professor — corresponde muy bien a la idea que se tiene del profesor distraído
- The two doctors say they were forced to pull out of providing cover because the hospital was not paying them enough to cover costs, equating their contracts to charity work.
- ‘You don't have to be musical, so anyone can learn,’ says Helen, who equates a ten-minute peal to a light workout with weights in a gym.
- Another way of cutting back your spending is to equate the cost with the amount of time you'll have to work to pay for it.
- That is probably the main impression, but that's not to say that people are equating the two.
- Those who equate hunting foxes with abusing children reduce humanity to the moral equivalent of mice.
- Don't make the mistake of equating this position with that one.
- Over the years, people have come to equate his name with evil.
- We must not then make the mistake of equating the two.
- The American press lavishes attention on efforts of top execs to maximize their profits, equating their net worth with high moral character.
- African American political and civic leaders say that equating a challenge to a judge's nomination with the kidnappings, atrocities and murders that black Americans faced during more than a half-century of lynchings is inappropriate.
- Presidents are fond of equating their power with benevolent leadership.
- I liked the section equating sanctions with weapons of mass destruction.
- Suspicious buyers could draw the wrong conclusions, equating cosy partnerships with greedy cartels.
- No one is equating babies with commodities, but the principles of supply and demand apply.
- Branding means equating your name to a certain topic, product, or service.
- By effectively branding one of its professors racist and equating his opinion with the stance of the entire department, what effect can there be but a bad opinion of the department?
- ‘This is really a question of listeners equating machines with human beings who are being understood to perform servile functions,’ she said.
- The cave dwellers equate the shadows with reality, naming them, talking about them, and even linking sounds from outside the cave with the movements on the wall.
- The fashion for equating chimps with children is based on a degraded view of humanity and an ignorance about animals.
- Therefore, there is contextual Biblical evidence for equating these two Hebrew words, at least in some cases.
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