In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(enlarge)(metal) expandir(metal) dilatar(fluid/gas) expandir(lungs) ensanchar(lungs) dilatar(chest) desarrollar(trade/company) expandir(company/trade) expansionarComputing (memory) expandir(awareness) aumentar(horizons) ampliar(horizons) ensanchar(influence/role) extender
- Kevin expands on his earlier post here and I think he makes some good points.
- Although the 1916 film follows the basic plot elements of the Grimm version, it also greatly expands on the original.
- The columnist expands on this piece in the newspaper and explains why it was so darn dumb.
- As with earlier photographers, the critical power of each image builds and expands on those that precede it.
- He then expands on his republican philosophy, talking in terms of supporting citizens from cradle to grave.
- He develops a general account of spatial capitalist production, bringing together and expanding on ideas developed in his large corpus of empirically based work.
- ‘I think this should be expanded into a much bigger conference,’ he said.
- Whatever you like, whatever your interests are, broadband internet will help them flourish and expand.
- Unemployment insurance should be extended and expanded.
- There is a tremendous sense of the city expanding and prospering.
- The service, which is currently being expanded into the Cotswold area, is aimed at vulnerable people aged between 16 and 25.
- The lengthy dialogue when Madhan expands on his views on women is rather tiring.
- He expands on the theme, and I agree entirely.
- He expands on this idea and traces the roots of the disagreement.
- As he quaffs an order of oysters, he expands on the theme of the soul of the writer.
- But as the bill expands on how that strategy will be delivered, it raises some alarming issues.
- He expands on Wally's thoughts, to grandiose proportions.
- The range of products is expanding just as exponentially as the means of operation.
- There is strong evidence that traffic expands to fill the available road space.
- It expands on his concerns over the intimate relationship between the fund and private financiers, but now regrets naming a particular person to illustrate them.
- The road leading to the proposed international airport in Bangalore is being expanded into a four-lane highway.
- This version has expanded on the limited repertoire of the original.
- The 14th festival expands on the international theme and brings together contributors from across the globe.
- Another upside to launching a number of local campaigns is the opportunity to discover a hit campaign in one market that can be expanded into other markets.
- We are pushing for the trade agreement to be expanded into all of Latin America.
- It was shortlisted for an award and is now being expanded into a full-length feature.
- We've talked about many of the items we carry, and this expands on what we write.
- It does not replicate or expand on the programmes, but offers an account of the century to serve as a background, or context, for them.
- There wasn't a lot of information there; I had to expand on it, invent the colour scheme.
- Range-wide, the number of migrants has increased, and the breeding population has recently expanded into Siberia.
- It could be expanded into something really good.
- There are several new courses on offer and with archaeology showing as a subject many people wish to study it is to be expanded into new topic areas.
- The series expands on the collage theme that has preoccupied her for the past decade or so.
- Others also suggested the transformative character of an expanding female work force.
- Only when her novel expands to include characters other than Nathan and Cynthia does it begin to feel like something written in three days.
- She then proceeds to clarify some of these misconceptions and expands on what it is that makes Muslims unique.
- The software company believes that the speller engine can be expanded into others areas of language learning and teaching.
- It's a compelling read, and the original article has now been expanded into a book.
- Some of these pieces were later expanded into full-length books.
- An innovative project aimed at easing travel problems for young people in rural areas is expanding after proving a success.
2(write in full)(story/summary) ampliarMathematics (formula/equation) desarrollarto expand sth into sth
- I expanded my notes into an article — escribí un artículo ampliando mis notas
1.1(metal) expandirse(metal) dilatarse(gas) expandirse(elastic/rubber band) estirarse(business) expandirse(business) crecer(market) expandirse(market) extenderseto expand into textiles/overseas — extenderse al sector textil/extranjero
1.2expanding present participle(suitcase) con fuelle(file) de acordeón(industry/market) en expansión
2(give further information)extenderseexplayarseto expand on sth — explayarse en algo
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