In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(immoderate degree)exceso masculinean excess of caution/optimism — un exceso de precaución/optimismo
- Over the millennia during which man has selected grape vines, he has chosen those capable of photosynthesizing an excess of sugars and storing them in berries.
- Any excess I have (up to the bag limit) are always kept with the skin on and frozen, to be used later as snapper bait.
- Potato prices have fallen recently, due mainly to an excess of old crop appearing on the market.
- An additional 2 men and 7 women were dropped from the sample due to an excess of missing data.
- There was an excess of tools, a green house and a store of old seed.
- In the past I have sometimes criticised Nunn for an excess of novelistic detail.
- They had a surplus of raw power and an excess of drive.
- Increased to 168 pages this year, it is the biggest book to date, and the final images were selected from an excess of 80,000 photographs taken in throughout the year.
- Although useful in small amounts, an excess of these hormones continuously and over time, can damage the arteries and heart muscle and lead to the development of high blood pressure.
- We expected that recombination should induce an excess of reversals not expected under parallel evolution.
- The main problem with the show is that it suffers from an excess of style over content - kind of ironic, considering that the online industry has been bickering over that very issue for years.
- In my experience of making salts of bases, it is sometimes actually advantageous to make the first sample with an excess of acid.
- More content with his place in life, the male North African Muslim only went mad through an excess of religious fervor or the influence of hashish.
- A while back I criticised dogmatism among atheists as well as an excess of certainty in belief.
- But this is perhaps the inevitable result of a paucity of content trapped within an excess of style.
- But many of the same critics also complain about an excess of illegal immigration.
- The genealogy is close to star-shaped, so, as in the case of population growth, we expect an excess of rare variants in our sample relative to the standard neutral model.
- Concordant with this result, Tajima's test and Fu and Li's tests indicated an excess of singletons as expected under the rapid growth hypothesis.
- Presenting an excess of content in a minimum of time to an audience of diverse backgrounds is extremely difficult.
- I don't think that what is threatening France is an excess of the free market.
- As much as I don't want those resources put to ineffectual uses, I also don't want it to go to waste since it's not like there is an excess of resources to go around.
1.2(immoderation)exceso masculineto eat and drink to excess — comer y beber en exceso
- to carry sth to excess — llevar algo a la exageración
- There have long been epidemiological suggestions that lack of fibre or excess of red meat in the diet is to blame.
- To top a life of drink and drug excess, the best possible career move in the music business is death.
- Surely it is true that, if the choice must be made between the total abstinence in use of alcoholic beverages and excess, then the choice is total abstinence.
- With the slew of people in there, it's the typically small percentage that ‘see their great night wasted’ through violent excess.
- Among younger and single women binge-drinkers, alcoholic excess is associated with the pursuit of a sexual partner and, in some cases, with low self-esteem.
- Just to show that we haven't lost our edge when it comes to alcoholic excess, may I present for your delectation and delight…
- Now women are fast catching up in the race to alcoholic excess.
- Yet such indulgence is often the way, as people laugh off alcoholic excess while working themselves into a righteous moral lather over something smelly in a cigarette.
- For young people with few prospects beyond stolid lives punctuated by bouts of alcoholic excess, it's easy to understand the allure of more irreverent, less traditional ways of life.
- When I finally released the pressure, it ran up the wall, looking more like a drunken man after a nite of alcoholic excess.
- Extravagant names, colourful excess, intoxicating variety - sweets are a model of human inventiveness and exuberance.
- Sadly, it was also a pretty good way to harm themselves with legal problems or health issues resulting from excess.
- Alcoholic excess is certainly nothing for a political leader to boast about.
- Minors are clearly not allowed and no excess drinking please!
- Hundreds of fans pressed around the Paris grave of The Doors cult singer Jim Morrison yesterday, 30 years after drug and drink excess claimed his life.
- His last years were characterized by disillusionment, drunkenness, and excess, and he committed suicide in Leningrad, writing his last poem in his own blood.
- Nestled in the pristine Alps, its resorts provide great skiing in the lap of luxury, but Saint Moritz isn't just about reckless excess.
- To some extent, it appears to function as a cautionary tale, preaching moderation: excess, it warns, finishes you off quicker than boredom.
- The social and emotional costs of alcoholic excess are also well documented.
- Caught in a downward spiral of depression, dissipation and alcoholic excess, Boswell died on 19 May 1795.
2(surplus)excedente masculinein excess of — por encima de
- a sum in excess of $2,000 — una suma superior a / por encima de los 2.000 dólares
3British(on insurance policy)franquicia feminine
1excess weight — exceso de peso
- trim the excess fat off the meat — quítele el exceso de grasa a la carne
- excess supply/demand — exceso de oferta/demanda
- excess profits — exceso de beneficios
- In this scenario, the country will plan to pay off the temporary excess of imports at a later time, with proceeds made from future export sales.
- Under the circumstance, the liquidity excess, which stood at around 700 billion baht now, would begin to decrease, she stated.
- The fact that reducing Quota or increasing milk herd size would tend to increase the likelihood of a milk excess in relation to Quota, cannot mean that they must be treated identically.
- It was estimated that other government revenue was likely to be an additional 50 billion baht above target figure, leaving a total excess of 170 billion baht.
- If however, the cash together with any other gains exceed your annual exemption you will be liable to capital gains tax on the excess at your marginal rate of tax.
- Could you explain how this structure is joined together, what we call here the golden thread that runs through people related issues in an organisation with excess of 40,000 employees?
- What they don't realize, or perhaps chose to ignore, is that the current surplus is merely an excess of collections over distributions.
- It is comprised of the results of past production, as the excess of output over consumption.
- Total number of policies issued stand at more than 5.5 lakh and total sum assured is in the excess of Rs 13,000 crore, it said.
- The operating ratio condensed the year-end result into a single figure: the average excess of operating expenses over operating revenues per day.
- The gradient of risk with blood pressure was steeper for fatal than non-fatal stroke, reflecting a relative excess of haemorrhagic strokes among fatal events.
- The average excess on contents policies is £50 - £100, but some insurers allow £500 or more.
- If your margin interest exceeds your investment income, you can carry over the excess until next year, she adds.
- She would've owed only the 6% tax for each year the excess remained in the IRA.
- But when the central bank's CAR was higher than 8 percent of its monetary liabilities, the excess would be used to retire some of the perpetual notes.
- An excess of 20,000 tonnes went into US bond stores, counting against this year's quota.
- For monthly incomes between 110 and 150 leva, the tax rate will be 15 per cent on the excess over 110 leva.
- Even then, the number 2 will only be worth the percentage of the excess over the quota divided by the total number of votes the first preference candidate has gathered.
- Although there will be enough capacity to satisfy demand in 2006, the excess of capacity over consumption will begin to shrink.
- Just to define the terms a little bit, the trade deficit is the excess of our imports of goods over our exports of goods.
- Deflation will not subside until growth is sufficient to absorb the remaining excesses in production capacity, which may be greater than the official data show.
- She was also ordered by Selby magistrates to pay the Wests £250 compensation - the excess on their car insurance.
- She is claiming just over £400, a sum which includes the excess on her car insurance claim, used to pay for replacement locks.
- And with all policies you will have to pay an excess on any claim, usually between £50 and £100.
- Any excess in one's claim generates an obligation to compensate those who thereby have less.
- He has been hit by a 10-fold increase in his insurance excess and has the added headache of knowing he must pay the first £2,500 of any future flood claim he makes.
- But one resident, who did not wish to be named, said her insurance excess had been raised to £2,500.
- Another reason Jacobs mentioned to illustrate the value of the system is the insurance excess payable when a vehicle is stolen.
- The school had been facing a £750 demand from its insurance company for the excess on the insurance on the three minibuses.
- It helps you to claim back your excess from the third party in the event of a non-fault claim.
- This is a popular method of reducing premiums by increasing excesses and many insured are caught unawares.
- By agreeing to pay a greater excess on each claim you can reduce your car insurance premiums.
- A last aspect I wish to mention, regards the payment of the excess on a claim.
- Mr Croft said he will have to fork out a £50 excess on his insurance claim to repair the damage.
- As it is, the excess for flood insurance is $10,000.
- Some insurers provide premiums to pensioners or enhanced benefits by waiving excesses.
- The excess for baggage loss and baggage delay claims is €100, for money loss claims it is €65.
- However, he accepted that, if the excess of the insured value over the market value were so great that it suggested a moral hazard, the underwriter would not insure the vessel.
- The transport chief said the cost of the damage was still unknown but, in any event, ECS would have to fork out £400 on its insurance excess.
- If the damage is small, the insured may have to carry the total loss himself or if the damage does not exceed the total excesses payable, the insured may find himself seriously out of pocket.
- Annual repairs and maintenance of vessels include voyage repairs and spare gear, annual survey fees, and hull and machinery insurance excess.
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