In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1hastainclusoit's warm there even in December — allí hace calor hasta / incluso en diciembre
- even a child could do it — hasta un niño lo podría hacer
- even now, five years later — incluso ahora, cuando ya han pasado cinco años
- it would be madness even to attempt it — intentarlo ya sería una locura
- That the actor had handpicked her for this role was something that had surprised even her.
- Only rarely today does one hear even distant echoes of that extreme position.
- People always have a choice for what they do, even under the most extreme situations.
- It's a mistake made surprisingly often, even by sources that ought to be better informed.
- Their anaemic performance over the last 18 months has come as a surprise even to us.
- I love trying new dishes and am rarely fazed by even the most extreme ingredients.
- The carriage was surprisingly relaxing and even the children chattered quietly.
- Our willingness to show up for this event seems to have surprised even ourselves.
- These days the danger is so extreme that even the troops give the road a miss, and fly from the airport by helicopter.
- I must say even I was surprised by just how quickly your journalists found an angle.
- Of course levels of dyslexia vary, and even extreme dyslexia need be no barrier to achievement.
- Some even go to the extreme of spending all or most of their income for a good hit, but it's just not fair.
- I am not even a little bit surprised when I find her waiting for me, or when I see what has been growing in her eyes.
- It's a reminder that normal life goes on even in the most extreme situations.
- He surprised even some of his closest colleagues by accepting the job many regard as a poisoned chalice.
- In Scotland, too often, we still manage to be surprised that it even exists.
- What followed was a breathtaking turn and finish that must have surprised even the player.
- It was surprisingly silent in the huge building - not even an echo was heard of footsteps.
- People might not realise water can be extremely cold even on a warm summer day.
- It was certainly a surprise as we didn't even know it was up for sale, how dare he not tell us.
1.2he can't even sew a button on — no sabe ni pegar un botón
- you're not even trying — ni siquiera lo estás intentando
- don't even think about it — ¡ni se te ocurra!
1.3aúntodavíathe next day was even colder — al día siguiente hizo aún / todavía más frío
- The assumption is that the private sector does it better, faster, possibly even cheaper.
- With the opening of UCLan's third campus, that possibility now seems even closer.
- Notwithstanding the personal tragedy here there is now even less emphasis on the original issue.
- Arab traders took Islam to the area in about the twelfth century, possibly even earlier.
- I was then even more surprised how quickly I flew up the hills on the North Downs.
- Perhaps even more surprising is the fact that it is one of the more successful films made with lottery cash.
- Many other US states have adopted or are considering even more extreme measures.
- And this could indeed have even worse consequences than leaving the oppressed to rot.
- That will actually make them even more worthwhile as a target for forgers.
- Then she played some Lamb tunes to me, that possibly meant even more, for similar reasons.
- Indeed, we have kept the prices in Lyneham as low as possible by reducing even further our very small margins.
- In the 1960s there was an even greater shift in emphasis to viticultural research.
- Movies about poor, uneducated mothers forced to work punishing jobs are even rarer.
- This possibility adds even more urgency to the need to find an alternative route for quarry traffic.
- It will not be easy, which places even greater emphasis on the world's best cricketer.
- I was, however, even more surprised last week to not hear the bells playing at all.
1.4(introducing stronger expression)hastainclusoit'll be difficult, even dangerous — será difícil, hasta / incluso peligroso
- even as I speak — en este mismo momento
- even as he had predicted — exactamente como había predicho
- even if — aunque
- we'll do it even if it takes months — lo haremos aunque lleve meses
- even if I knew, I wouldn't tell you — aunque lo supiera, no te lo diría
- even so — aun así
- he's only 12 — yes, but even so … — tiene apenas 12 años — sí, pero aun así …
- even then — aun así
- I explained it twice, but even then they had difficulty — lo expliqué dos veces pero aun así tuvieron problemas
- even though — aun cuando
- she told him even though I asked her not to — se lo dijo aun cuando / a pesar de que le pedí que no lo hiciera
- even though I don't agree with you — aun cuando / a pesar de que / aunque no estoy de acuerdo con usted
1(flat, smooth)(ground/surface) plano(coat of paint) uniformethe floor isn't even — el suelo no está nivelado
- plane the boards down to make them even — cepilla las tablas para igualarlas
2(regular, uniform)(color/lighting) uniforme(color/lighting) parejo Latin America(features) regular(work/progress) constante(work/progress) regular(breathing/motion) acompasado(breathing/motion) regular(temperature) constante
3(calm)ecuánimehe kept his voice even — no alteró la voz
4(equal)(distribution) equitativo(distribution) igualan even game — un partido parejo Latin America
- after four rounds they're even — tras cuatro vueltas están / van igualados / empatados
- he stands an even chance of winning — tanto puede ganar como perder
- so now we're even/ so that makes us even — así que estamos a mano
- to break even — no tener ni pérdidas ni beneficios
- even Stephen(s)
- we're even Stephen(s) — estamos en paz
- to get even with sb
- he's just itching for a chance to get even — está buscando la oportunidad para desquitarse / vengarse
- I'll get even with her one day — ya me las pagará algún día
5(divisible by two)(number/page) par
6(exact in amount, number)exactojustothree dollars even — tres dólares justos / exactos
1(level)(surface) allanar(surface) nivelar
2(make equal)(score) igualar(situation/contest) equilibrar
1literary, archaiccrepúsculo masculine literary
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