In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(be real, actual)existirto cease to exist — dejar de existir
- to continue to exist — seguir existiendo
- that exists only in your mind / imagination — solo son imaginaciones tuyas
- a vacancy exists for a journalist — hay una plaza vacante de periodista
- The lottery win seemed like conclusive proof that Kiron existed, but in reality, it was no proof at all.
- Today every object that existed yesterday is older than it was yesterday.
- In other words, knowledge is always of a reality that exists independently of knowers and perceivers.
- According to one physicist reality only exists because we think it does.
- You had a group of reporters who wanted to prove that the weapons existed because everyone else said that they did not.
- Being honest, kind and humane are good ideals to live by whether God exists or not.
- No basis exists for an objection related to paying the taxes or to the level of the taxes to be paid.
- It was fun to see new and wonderful things, things that could never exist in reality.
- It was equivalent to saying that gravity did not exist on Earth and then proving it, right in front of her eyes.
- There is a sense of a world existing objectively, outside the emotional dynamics of the drama.
- Some objects, now existing in scattered parts of the globe, are brought together.
- The gulf exists objectively and has only deepened as a result of their behaviour.
- Again, it is surprising that the most attractive faces do not even exist in reality.
- As far as I know no similar analysis of party organizations exists for ethnicity.
- These organizations still exist and try to function despite a general lack of funds.
- This strange phenomena that exists in everyone is widespread all over the world.
- Moreover, it seems that the objects exist independently of the mathematician.
- What use is an instrument that keeps sending back images of objects that can't possibly exist?
- Whether or not the object of a thought exists, it cannot be the case that a thought has no content, that its content is nothing.
- The discovery suggests that life could exist on planets very different from Earth.
2(survive)subsistirvivirI'm not living, just existing — yo no vivo, vegeto
- to exist on sth
- we existed on bread and butter — subsistíamos a base de pan y mantequilla
- we can just about exist on my wages — apenas subsistimos con mi sueldo
- We exist on donations and all volunteers are drawn mainly from local churches.
- Middle class professionals are now rare as everyone exists from day to day, just surviving.
- I don't want you to get the idea that I exist on takeaways and ready meals, because I don't.
- The question is whether we can regard one of them as so abnormal that she is not able to exist on her own.
- Are we making it so easy for them to exist on begging that they feel no need to do any work?
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