In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(physical)ejercicio masculineswimming is good exercise — nadar es un buen ejercicio
- to take exercise — hacer ejercicio
- you don't take much/any exercise — no haces mucho/ningún ejercicio
- I play tennis for exercise — juego al tenis para hacer ejercicio
- He takes part in national triathlon events - but it's the sheer physical exercise he enjoys as much as the competition, he insists.
- Patients attend the classes twice a week for six weeks doing activities ranging from arm exercises to using a treadmill.
- The course can be tailored to an individual's precise needs and looks at health, fitness, exercise and how to do it safely, and diet.
- Regular aerobic exercise is also important and should be considered when scheduling the amount of time dedicated to resistance training.
- Prior to starting any exercise program, consult your primary care manager or specialist.
- Trying to follow an extremely ambitious exercise regimen while traveling may not be realistic.
- Unfortunately this lack of vigorous physical exercise has resulted in an increase of various illnesses.
- You've finally committed to an exercise regime.
- A change of eating habits, medication, along with exercise, has improved his health.
- Sport enriches life's experience, physical exercise improves health, and in this country we need far more investment in both.
- An hour's worth of prime time exercise greatly improves heart health.
- She said swimming was an ideal form of exercise for improving health and helping people control their weight
- And when it comes to circulatory disease, regular, aerobic exercise is the best prescription.
- The only advice is - no strenuous physical exercise for the rest of the day.
- Heart patients in the district are among the first in the country to be helped back to health with exercise classes.
- Muscle strength was found to be a good predictor of exercise tolerance as well.
- Rest is very important and some mild regular physical exercises are very beneficial and can cure many people.
- Women who walk or do other aerobic exercise on a regular basis have a lower risk of hip fracture.
- You see, for most of my life I've considered myself a no-hoper when it comes to exercise; a physical jerk, if you like.
- The physical activity and exercise programme will be based on suggestions from the community.
2.1(drill)ejercicio masculineto do an exercise — hacer un ejercicio
- breathing/vocal exercises — ejercicios respiratorios/vocales
- Pangnirtung was selected as the ideal spot for an exercise to test army skills in a remote area.
- Money simply had not been spent in Finland prior to 1939 for many large-scale military training exercises.
- The event originated in Hong Kong in 1981 as a military training exercise for the Gurkhas.
- His deployments, coupled with training and regular field exercises, mean that he has been away from home a lot, like most soldiers nowadays.
- He provided tactical interrogation training support to the Regiment during field training exercises.
- When we first arrived, the road would be closed at times for military training exercises.
- On field training exercises, combat soldiers will be out of touch (never mind sight) from loved ones for days.
- Indeed, in February the US conducted its first ever joint military exercises with Indian troops in India.
- The American military has rapidly created new training exercises and manuals to incorporate lessons learned from deployments since the end of the Cold War.
- Amongst other exercises, the navy practised the firing of cruise missiles, long-range rockets and torpedoes.
- This is borne out by the results of research and experience in military training exercises.
- They were sent to a Royal Marines training camp for military exercises to stimulate team spirit, foster leadership skills and sharpen their ability to make swift decisions.
- Furthermore, squadrons frequently are attached to the Royal Marine Commandos to support their military exercises.
- A severe fuel shortage has limited the country's ability to conduct military training exercises.
- State officers will conduct joint training exercises and coordinate radio communications.
- American army and navy forces will be holding joint training exercises in the Niger delta area.
- During the last decade, there had been dramatically fewer field drills and exercises.
- How often during training exercises or combat operations have we seen commanders able to employ only a fraction of the combat power in their command?
- Lt Cdr Tully said the annual three-day exercises were designed to test a ship's ability to operate both as a single unit and as part of a task force.
- The new training facilities enable the crew to practise vital exercises without taking out the helicopter, which costs $3,000 an hour to fly.
(set of questions)ejercicio masculine
- The hands are huge, but topped with long, fussy fingernails, and he practises vocal exercises to raise his voice.
- So it is only logical to practise oceans of exercises to master the tricks of gaining high marks.
- Oh and yes, vocal warm-up exercises and warm tea help too!
- Relaxation and breathing exercises also help reduce anxiety symptoms.
- There is plenty of prose to explain the ideas, as well as many exercises to test what the student has learned.
- Other techniques used in sports psychology to enhance performance include imagery, cognitive coping skills and relaxation exercises.
- The classes varied from week to week in an attempt to give us a flavour of different exercises and skills.
- As this is an exercise for increasing skill, don't set the jumps too high or they'll become a barrier to learning.
- Fans filled the Nat Lofthouse stand to watch the team practise passing and throwing exercises.
- The active involvement of parents in discussions and skill building exercises were key elements of the course.
- Once in, we practised a few exercises (compass, orientation, cramp removal) and began our descent.
- Simple breathing exercises when practiced regularly can reverse a lifetime of bad breathing.
- Sit in the middle of your yard and practice some deep breathing exercises.
- After a multitude of prolonged tests and diving exercises, he was put back on active duty.
- This Is Only A Test Simulations and tabletop exercises help CSOs practice and plan the best response for worst-case scenarios.
- Today's teachers are told that drill-and-practice exercises on basic skills are not as important as was previously thought.
- Pelvic floor exercises have been successfully used since 1948.
- During these three weeks, the operators learn how to operate the RWS, and participate in a series of practical exercises to apply these skills.
- Study group volunteers were given training to learn and perform slow breathing exercises for 15 days.
- If necessary, people should practise some eye protection exercises or use eyedrops if their eyes are tired, Yu said.
2.3Militaryejercicios masculinemaniobras feminineto go on exercise(s) — ir de maniobras
3(undertaking)a public relations/cost-cutting exercise — una operación de relaciones públicas/recorte de gastos
- the whole point of the exercise is to show up the inadequacies of the system — se trata precisamente de demostrar las fallas del sistema
4(use)masculine ejercicio formalmasculine usoin the exercise of his authority — en el ejercicio de su autoridad
- The singleness of the end contrasted with the multiplicity of means, allowed for the full exercise of human faculties.
- Then does the exercise of the power conferred by clause 8.5 necessitate such an addition or omission?
- Thus America became the first nation to disestablish religion and to protect the free exercise of religion by law.
- He also attacked them for the exercise of predatory power over their smaller competitors.
- The exercise of critical judgment moves beyond the exercise of technical and practical judgment.
- It wasn't until four years later that the First Amendment was adopted guaranteeing the free exercise of religion.
- The high court has consistently defended the free exercise of religion as well as the right not to practice religion.
- But that would be a matter for that Court in the exercise of its jurisdiction.
- I am not persuaded that this case merits such exceptional exercise of jurisdiction.
- Here are a few other cases going on right now where the ACLU is defending the free exercise of religion.
- The section is commonly described as involving the exercise of a discretion.
- The thesis demonstrates the potential of divorce to threaten individual men's exercise of patriarchal authority and their masculine identities in very concrete ways.
- This Amendment ensures the freedom of speech, press, assembly, and free exercise of religion.
- His main burden seemed to be that in a just society there should be more room for the free exercise of religion in relation to higher learning.
- It says Congress shall make no law establishing a religion or interfering with the free exercise thereof.
- Mary then suggests a few remedies to this ridiculous exercise of free speech by students.
- It also prohibited the federal government from interfering with the free exercise of religion.
- The exercise of these activities leaves the discretion of judicial authority and the free exercise of judicial power intact.
- Should those rights at any time in the future be available for exercise, the applicant says it is the entity entitled to do so.
- This most fundamental exercise of Executive authority is binding on the courts.
- When I finished high school, I didn't go to graduation exercises, I went straight to serve in the army.
- He returned to the topic of education in an address he gave in various versions at graduation exercises in the 1860s.
1.1(give exercise to)(body) ejercitar(dog) pasear(horse) ejercitar(horse) trabajar(recruits/troops) (hacer) ejercitar
- There are various ways to exercise dogs and horses and various ways to kill foxes.
- A friend has been exercising her horse, Izzie, which is kept at stables in Highworth.
- The attack occurred when the claimant was off duty and exercising the dog on the fields adjacent to his house.
- However, NFH members say they will simply be exercising their horses and hounds and insist that the dogs will be called off if they start chasing a fox.
- A couple of weeks ago, Ann was out exercising her horse on the family farm when she was thrown suddenly by the animal.
- But tourism officials say other chalet owners specifically book because an area of the sands is available to exercise their pets.
- Dog-owners in the New Forest fear they will be prevented from freely exercising their pets if a new code of conduct comes into force.
- If you spend most of your free time in your house, chances are you aren't exercising your body - or your mind - enough.
- Dog walkers, who exercise their pets in the fields, have complained to the police, claiming substances at the site have poisoned their pets.
- There is also growing support for the notion that exercising the body and the brain tend to preserve neurons.
- Swimming is a good option: the joints are exercised but your body weight is supported by the water, making injury less likely.
- With many country footpaths and bridleways closed because of the epidemic, owners are finding it more difficult to exercise their pets.
- Almost every part of the body is exercised, right down to flexing the toes!
- Usually the circuit is completed twice so that each side of the body is exercised equally, and to enable you to try the second circuit at a higher level.
- So much emphasis is placed on exercising the body these days, but very little thought is given to enhancing the senses.
- This is why bodybuilders rarely exercise a body part (other than abs) more than once a week.
- When Margaret called on Molly, she found her propped up in bed, staring out the window at the new riding ring where several old-timers were exercising the horses.
- As with all juniors he would have started mucking out stalls and exercising the horses in the early hours of the morning.
- Not everyone can or wants to spend time exercising their body.
- For the last 18 months the children have been exercising their legs, arms and even pulling faces in their gym class with a difference.
- It felt wonderful exercising my body in this new way and little by little I began to gain some confidence as I acquired an understanding of a few techniques.
- The movements are almost geometrical and use parts of the human anatomy not usually exercised in day-to-day activities.
- Two other key elements of the program, exercise your body and your brain.
- I have to say it is indicative of a certain section of society who spend so much time exercising their bodies and so little their minds.
- I was exercising a horse early one morning when she suddenly reared and fell over backward.
- He exercises different muscle groups each day, alternating between biceps and triceps and chest and stomach.
- Beyond exercising his body, he has been working on his New York accent too for the show.
- The new steps allow her to walk unaided into the water, where she can exercise her arms and legs while lying on a special mat to keep her afloat.
- It's great to use your brain, but it's important to exercise your muscles as well.
- Due to failing health, many owners are no longer able to exercise their dogs, which is where the trust would like News Shopper readers to step in.
- These turning and stretching movements work to release tension and therefore reduce stress - allowing every part of the body to be exercised without pain.
- You can always tell when somewhere suburban is pretty because it's full of people exercising their dogs and looking the other way when they foul the grass.
- A Sunday newspaper reported that the incident happened in July when Anne, 52, and her husband were exercising the dog.
- Park rangers patrol Bradford parks every day and so do police - even dog handlers exercise their dogs there.
- By the end of this session there were very few happy faces, as Mark Scanlon and Desi Foley fully exercised their legs - displaying immense strength, power and speed.
- Stables also regularly use the wide expanse of shoreline to exercise their horses.
- Over the years many local residents have been using the disused track for walks, exercising their horses and dogs, jogging or just to admire the natural beauty of the area.
- Sloping downward now, the street skirts the park where the professional dog walker exercises different pets each morning.
- Rather spend your money on your health: get a gym membership, hire a personal trainer or take an adventure holiday that exercises your body and excites your mind.
- Local dog owners used the canal bank to exercise their pets.
1.2formal (preoccupy)(mind/conscience) preocupar(mind/conscience) inquietarto be much/greatly exercised by / about sth — estar muy/enormemente preocupado por algo
- The members of the County Council are exercised about the problem of crime and drunkenness on our streets.
- ‘Jack has been constantly exercised about this issue since it arose,’ said the Whitehall source.
- In his most recent works, the artist negotiates, afresh, the counterpoint between city and landscape, home and world, that has long exercised him.
- The theme of the artist and his almost magical powers is one that exercised him greatly throughout his career.
- Most Southern Baptists were exercised about the possibility but not excited.
- And it's clear that everybody was very exercised about the way they were conducted.
- If only people would get so exercised about the effect of all this waste on the environment.
- They are not exercised about these issues, or they might care a little bit, but not very much.
- The SNP, as it happens, is exercised about other outrages too.
- ‘I think they were exercised about my idea for a metallic roof,’ says Walker.
- But a recent flier suggests that the publisher might finally be a little exercised about the competition.
- It's rural people who are most removed from New York and DC who are most exercised about terrorism.
- Yet it's hard to get too exercised about the likes of Wilson.
- That's why they are so exercised about tiny pieces of evidence today.
- If he was exercised about a threat, why not go meet it?
- There is no right to refuse - doing so would be considered contempt for the court, something most judges are apt to get fairly exercised about.
- A lot of people get exercised about this, and it isn't even the biggest problem that results from property-tax funding of schools.
- It's hard to get too exercised about capital gains, however, or any of the other issues that are present now.
- A newspaper account mentioned that some men are exercised about the predominance of pink in her wardrobe.
- The admission of irrelevant evidence wastes time, of course, but parties rarely become exercised over the possibility that time might be wasted.
2.1(use)(control/power/right) ejercer(patience/tact) hacer uso deto exercise restraint — obrar con moderación
- to exercise great care — proceder con sumo cuidado
- the examiner will exercise his discretion in such cases — tales casos quedan a criterio del examinador
- What remains important at this late stage is that everyone exercises their rights and votes on Thursday.
- Since bankers can't guarantee a humongous first-day jump, professional investors are exercising more caution.
- The authorities exercised reasonable restraint in dealing with the situation.
- So, we would submit that discretion should be exercised in our favour, for that reason.
- The view holds that even a law passed by Congress forbidding the use of torture doesn't apply when the president exercises his exclusive power.
- The court is not exercising jurisdiction over the merits of the dispute.
- We therefore find that, on the balance of probabilities, the options were validly exercised on 29 April 1996.
- The GMC had been asked for information but inquiry chairman Suzan Matthews decided it would speed the process if she exercised her legal powers.
- States must take effective measures to ensure that all persons entitled to vote are able to exercise that right.
- They await judgement of the Federal Court as to whether they might exercise their rights to apply for asylum in Australia.
- Presidents in ordinary times have fewer opportunities to exercise what James MacGregor Burns has referred to as transformational leadership.
- Members of a disadvantaged group would merely exercise the option to join the privileged group.
- The banks stress they only exercise this right in extreme circumstances and would only take money from an account that was in credit.
- There is a strong case for ministers, not judges, to exercise emergency powers in extreme situations.
- Often such power is exercised more effectively in respect to foreign policy than domestic reforms.
- In so doing, it is argued, he was properly exercising his discretion under subsection 4.
- He said the court was only exercising its jurisdiction and functions and was not usurping the Parliament's functions.
- If anything, you need to start exercising more caution, more restraint.
- And the spokesperson said furthermore there are strict safeguards in the Bill to ensure the power is properly exercised.
- Being a water-borne disease, jaundice can be tackled if the people exercise enough caution in preparing and consuming food.
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