In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(of business, marriage, talks)fracaso masculinethe plan is doomed to end in failure — el plan está condenado al fracaso
- Cassie is considered somewhat a failure since she was unsuccessful in joining the school's social elite.
- Despite the fact that GM crops are a failure, they are urging the government to remove the ban or be left behind.
- But maybe that phone number screw-up is just so abysmal that it's got to be graded a failure.
- Transfer tax consequences, forced liquidation and business failures are among the dismal results of poor succession planning.
- Are we going to see more closures or failures in the ISP business?
- We fully expected each failure, because we knew quite well when we had broken the rules.
- This coincides with rising or record levels of poverty, homelessness, job insecurity, personal bankruptcies and small business failures.
- There will always be business failures, some of them inevitable disappointments and some shocking in their unpredictably, but corporate Scotland as a whole should not get unduly depressed.
- This has led to a worldwide assault on auto workers' jobs, as well as business failures, including the bankruptcy announcement earlier this month by Daewoo Motors of South Korea.
- However, we also recognise that these extra resources will not go far enough to solve the problems and prevent more business failures and bed blocking.
- The incidence of business failures provides a vivid reminder of how fundamentally corporate activity affects the lives and livelihoods of people and communities worldwide.
- But the very lack of documented failures in the co-management literature is in itself suspicious.
- The Americans believe that in business, failures are inevitable.
- It was one of the most high profile Scottish business failures of recent years and left millions owing to creditors.
- Business failures in the area have bucked the national trend by falling.
- There are 22,000 schools in Britain, many, by this Government's own reckoning, failures in the business of education.
- In four years small business failures have trebled.
- And more business headlines reveal company failures, wobbly financial markets and the impact of all this on workers' pension plans.
- Many personal bankruptcies are related to small business failures because business loans are often secured over personal assets.
- When the Great Depression came in 1929 and business failures became the order of the day Holt, like everyone else, was placed under tremendous pressure.
- I was trying to say that I feel a failure for not providing enough for us three to live on this month.
- Mass employment and low interest rates, shortages, quotas and regulations were the staples of the British economy in the late 1940s and business failures were few.
- Some of his business failures were as spectacular as his lavish lifestyle, which was legendary.
- There'll indeed be plenty of business failures, including some weird ones that nobody saw coming.
- The thread that connects these failures is the lack of true trilateral cooperation.
- Business failures in the North-west increased by 10.9 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year.
- While you may trust your own children, should they get divorced or be subject to a business failure, your home could be deemed part of their assets and given to another.
- A severe drought has left much of the country parched and barren, with some crops declared a complete failure.
- Remember, there are no failures in the business of plan implementation, only feedback.
- He added that, with 17 outdoor shops in the town and a number of recent failures of similar businesses, the new shop may not be viable and could also fall into disrepair.
- By the end of October the national wheat crop was a total failure.
1.2(unsuccessful thing, attempt) fracaso masculine(insolvency) quiebra femininebefore noun failure rate — School índice de fracaso escolar masculine
1.3(person)fracaso masculineI feel such a failure — soy un fracaso
1.4(breakdown)structural failure — defecto estructural masculine
- heart/kidney/respiratory failure — insuficiencia cardíaca/renal/respiratoria
- the progressive failure of her faculties — el deterioro progresivo de sus facultades
- Many more develop acute respiratory failure and require mechanical ventilation.
- It is also necessary to exclude reversible causes of failure of brain function, including depressant drugs and hypothermia.
- These events will typically be copier parts that have failed, leading to the effect of a copier function failure.
- The concern about engine failure can only be understood by pilots who have flown long distances over water in an airplane with one engine.
- A key problem in many patients with respiratory failure requiring intubation is fatigue of respiratory muscles.
- Her respiratory failure requiring intubation was due to bilateral obstructing broncholiths.
- The damage can lead to poor liver function and liver failure.
- Five per cent end up with progressive chronic disease and are likely to develop end stage liver failure requiring transplants.
- Ian Grant has suffered total renal failure and now requires dialysis three times a week.
- Air crash investigators said engine failure may have been one of the factors to blame for the tragedy that unfolded near Hemingbrough.
- Kidney failure occurs when kidney function deteriorates to such an extent that death will occur without renal replacement therapy such as haemodialysis.
- If the General Electric-made engines can be recovered reasonably intact it might be possible to determine if there had been some form of engine failure.
- He exposed them to great danger, sending them off in overcrowded and unseaworthy boats that experienced engine failure, or sank.
- He told the jury he had battled to keep the Lynx helicopter under control after it had suffered engine failure.
- All 4 experienced muscular weakness and respiratory failure that required intubation.
- Last year his appendix burst and this, doctors believe, is what led to him suffering acute kidney failure, which required more emergency surgery.
- Cost will be an issue, as the procedure will also plan for hardware failure requiring redundancy of actual computers etc.
- The 30 ft vessel, Brilliant, with two people on board, suffered engine failure around 7pm on Sunday.
- This is important for patients with impaired kidney function or liver failure who cannot clear the extra ammonia.
- In view of the role played by aneuploidy in carcinogenesis and in human reproductive failure, this omission is perhaps surprising.
2failure to + inf
- failure to carry out the instructions — el incumplimiento de las órdenes
- her failure to understand … — el (hecho de) que no entendiera/entienda …
- they were criticized for their failure to protect their clients' interests — se los criticó por no haber protegido los intereses de sus clientes
- There is no requirement that failure to comply with these provisions has any causative relationship to the making of the statement.
- The strictest compliance was expected and failure to comply meant harsh punishment.
- It is what the people expect and its failure to govern decisively is the source of popular disillusion with Scottish democracy.
- Colleges could face stiff sanctions for failure to comply with requirements, the bill states.
- There was no physical act on the part of D which caused the injury but rather an omission, i.e. his failure to apply the handbrake.
- Gone was the swagger and prevision to be replaced with a few slack passes and failure to read situations.
- Darwin's foremost omission was his failure to progress in elucidating the principles of genetics.
- All these cases were due to failure to comply with the necessary requirements for entering the country, Varvarigu said.
- In all those cases the omission relied on is failure on the part of the defendant to exercise its statutory powers.
- We should bear in mind though that growth is never guaranteed and that failure to deliver expected growth could be severely punished.
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