In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(charges/price) excesivo(price/charges) abusivo
- The method shuns excessive manipulation of film through lighting, sound or editing.
- Many divers enter the water with excessive amounts of weight strapped on to them.
- This morning I got to work and found that my account had been suspended for excessive data transfer.
- Accident investigators also said Mr Willis had not been travelling at excessive speed.
- I grant that this is real, but the risk they are proposing to take is excessive and unjustifiable.
- Carlo rushed out to buy some flowers to put in the bedroom, which I thought was rather excessive.
- As ever, we ended up drinking excessive amounts, albeit absorbed by plenty of food.
- Vitamin A is dangerous in excessive doses and in extreme cases may trigger liver damage.
- Her family complained that she was overactive and spending excessive amounts of money.
- He said the bowling club left two or three years ago due to dwindling numbers rather than excessive rent.
- He attempted to resolve his symptoms by drinking excessive amounts of alcohol.
- In terms of energy security, this heavy dependence on Russian gas is excessive.
- Who can declare categorically that the expression of that outrage was excessive?
- As he left the pub, the victim heard the sound of car engines revving up, causing excessive noise.
- He has seen an increasing amount of traffic using the road, some at excessive speed.
- Custard pies are one thing, but liquid pig waste was excessive, in my opinion.
- Even water, salt and vitamins are bad for you if misused or taken in excessive doses.
- To counter this argument it is necessary to show that excessive caution is a barrier to progress.
- That seems a bit excessive to me, but ya know, these things have to be done.
- We're not set up for it, in the same way we're not set up for excessive cold.
2(demands/pressure) exagerado(praise/ambition/interest) exagerado(ambition/interest/praise) desmesurado
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