In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(knowledge gained)experiencia feminineto know sth by / from experience — saber algo por experiencia
- I know from my own experience — lo sé por experiencia propia
- I can only speak from my own experience — yo solo puedo juzgar basándome en mi propia experiencia
- a bitter experience — una amarga experiencia
- that hasn't been my experience — ese no ha sido mi caso
- experience of life — experiencia de la vida
- that week was the worst in her experience — aquella fue la peor semana de su vida
- As training will be provided, no experience or skills are necessary, but they would be an advantage.
- He happened to be a barrister with considerable and very relevant professional experience and skills.
- Our salaries and recognition of our professional skills and experience have been eroded over many years.
- A great deal of training and experience is necessary to refine those technical skills.
- He will apply them with the benefit of his professional skill and experience.
- Along the way, your team gains experience and develops their skills.
- She also worked in London, where she gained experience in the health and beauty industry.
- He said it was a pleasure to fish with such experts, who had 60 years fishing experience between them.
- Others, however, who stay to gain management experience as officers and NCOs are highly regarded.
- She said it was also necessary to have past experience of working in the show.
- She opted to gain more field experience as well as pay off debt acquired over four years.
- The international vision is often based on earlier management experience and knowledge.
- The fact that I have experience in that field might help but I will only offer my advice if asked for it.
- At 18 she started working in Ibiza and built up contacts and experience.
- Not only does he have sound experience in organising major events, he is very familiar with the city and its local communities.
- We send officers abroad to gain experience and pass that knowledge to the other members.
- No experience is necessary, as professional instructors will provide full training.
- In addition they will gain valuable experience which could help them find employment or training opportunities.
- How did he gain the necessary experience in public relations consulting?
- Most probably the oil industry will want to use his experience and contacts in some broader role.
2(professional, practical)experiencia feminineno previous experience required — no se requiere experiencia previa
- have you (had) any teaching experience? — ¿tiene experiencia docente / en la enseñanza?
- experience of computers an advantage — se valorará experiencia en informática
- Here is one painful lesson learned from experience that I would like to pass on to others.
- The third chapter was particularly good, if only because I have a tiny amount of personal experience of events.
- The Brits have in fact had first-hand experience and proved themselves worthy.
- None of this denies the epistemic role of experience, of observation, in scientific inquiry.
- We have no experience with the full 2005 aero package.
- In fact my experience is that these boots are simply not waterproof.
- Bill is never a paragraph away from an anecdote, and everything he says is rooted in experience and fact.
- It's a sad fact that age and experience are no longer accorded a proper respect in our society.
- In fact, my experience on the ground in the region also highlights an extremely difficult road ahead.
- In fact, direct experience can be a fast way for kids to learn the ropes of misleading ad campaigns.
- It argues that observation and experience are keys to constructing and judging scientific theories.
- A couple of people on our steering committee had contacts and direct experience with people in Africa.
- In so far as it goes, it is based on fact, experience and experiment.
- The fact that we need experience to grasp this meaning is irrelevant.
- Does it draw accurately from our experience and whatever facts we can find?
- In my experience most in fact do see their employees as being a valuable contribution to their business.
- In fact, experience shows that intelligence extracted by duress is often flawed.
- Students, as you may already know through experience or observation, do not have much money.
- Start with observation, ordinary sensory experience of the world around you.
- As time passed and his consciousness developed, he acquired knowledge by experience.
3(sth experienced)experiencia femininea whole new experience for me — una experiencia completamente nueva para mí
- a religious/spiritual experience — una experiencia religiosa/espiritual
- a real gastronomic experience — toda una aventura gastronómica
1(live through, undergo)(loss/delays/setback) sufrir(difficulty) tener(difficulty) encontrarse con(change/improvement) experimentarto experience hardship — pasar penurias
- There are no equivalent political systems that are not experiencing this change.
- A society which feels uncomfortable with itself tends to experience change as a destructive process.
- Participants could return after one week if they experienced adverse events or deterioration.
- You have to go to a few shows to fully experience this event that ebbs and flows like water.
- It cited reasons of costs at a time when the economy was experiencing a downturn.
- Last year we experienced many significant events, some good and some not so good.
- The only way we can experience such royal events now is vicariously, through our modern media.
- We do not believe the global economy will experience a severe downturn, nor do we foresee a major inflationary threat.
- It was inevitable that a ratings war would happen just as the economy experiences a downturn and advertisers go cold.
- We knew we would experience a difficult start because of our tight development schedule.
- What is there to stop the same thing happening to the team should they experience a downturn in fortunes?
- Most of those treated with the drug experienced adverse events at some time.
- If that breaks down, they experience a failure in a core function, regardless of the cause.
- We will experience events reflecting the inner world to match the outer.
- In fact, just last month, the province came very close to experiencing a blackout of its own.
- Three years on and Europe has come to experience a spectacular reversal of fortune in the economic realm.
- About half the people who experience traumatic events and have a diagnosable psychiatric injury do not seek medical help.
- Sufferers may experience an acute episode, followed by long periods with no symptoms at all.
- What did this actually mean for the soldiers who experienced these events?
- This was the greatest single disaster ever experienced by the British army.
2(feel)(pleasure/pain/relief) experimentar(pain/relief/pleasure) sentir
- In fact, it is when we experience intense emotion that wisdom is closest at hand.
- The deepest spiritual emotions are often experienced while one is alone in nature.
- These were living, breathing souls who could experience pain and emotions just as well as we can!
- You might experience love, lust or just friendly banter - whatever the outcome, it is worth a try.
- Let us hope that the choice is made before families here have to experience the grief and suffering now being felt in Spain.
- To experience new emotions, good and bad, we have to climb the mountains, and swim the ocean.
- We experience complex emotions and delicate beauty, feeling the vitality that only a human body can show.
- We intend to provide an opportunity for others to experience the joy and also comfort our faith brings to us.
- If you are someone who experiences depression or anxiety attacks you are welcome to come along.
- She is returning for a family wedding in November and wants to know whether she will experience culture shock.
- As a novelist myself, I often experience those edgy emotions with respect to fellow novelists.
- I kept experiencing these sensations of feeling really hot, as if in a fever.
- Fear is a powerful emotion experienced by many people with musculoskeletal disorders.
- The coach, if not his players, can be excused for experiencing a pang of apprehension.
- Competing at the world level gives me the opportunity to experience that feeling.
- Eventually, you will begin to actually experience the sensation of energy tingling up the spine.
- These patients have no awareness of their surroundings, nor do they experience sensations.
- I have always said that I prefer to experience feelings to the full rather than shy away from them.
- Sometimes when people experience hunger pangs, their body is actually telling them that it needs water.
- For young men who experience feelings of despair the outlook is bleaker.
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