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
- There'll indeed be plenty of business failures, including some weird ones that nobody saw coming.
- Are we going to see more closures or failures in the ISP business?
- 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 Americans believe that in business, failures are inevitable.
- Business failures in the area have bucked the national trend by falling.
- And more business headlines reveal company failures, wobbly financial markets and the impact of all this on workers' pension plans.
- By the end of October the national wheat crop was a total failure.
- This coincides with rising or record levels of poverty, homelessness, job insecurity, personal bankruptcies and small business failures.
- Cassie is considered somewhat a failure since she was unsuccessful in joining the school's social elite.
- Some of his business failures were as spectacular as his lavish lifestyle, which was legendary.
- 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.
- We fully expected each failure, because we knew quite well when we had broken the rules.
- Many personal bankruptcies are related to small business failures because business loans are often secured over personal assets.
- It was one of the most high profile Scottish business failures of recent years and left millions owing to creditors.
- The thread that connects these failures is the lack of true trilateral cooperation.
- A severe drought has left much of the country parched and barren, with some crops declared a complete failure.
- But maybe that phone number screw-up is just so abysmal that it's got to be graded a failure.
- 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.
- But the very lack of documented failures in the co-management literature is in itself suspicious.
- Despite the fact that GM crops are a failure, they are urging the government to remove the ban or be left behind.
- I was trying to say that I feel a failure for not providing enough for us three to live on this month.
- In four years small business failures have trebled.
- Transfer tax consequences, forced liquidation and business failures are among the dismal results of poor succession planning.
- 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.
- 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.
- The incidence of business failures provides a vivid reminder of how fundamentally corporate activity affects the lives and livelihoods of people and communities worldwide.
- Business failures in the North-west increased by 10.9 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year.
- There are 22,000 schools in Britain, many, by this Government's own reckoning, failures in the business of education.
- Remember, there are no failures in the business of plan implementation, only feedback.
- 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.
- 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.
1.2masculine fracasofeminine quiebrabefore noun failure rate — Business proporción de quiebras feminine
1.3(person)fracaso masculineI feel such a failure — me siento fracasado
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
- Air crash investigators said engine failure may have been one of the factors to blame for the tragedy that unfolded near Hemingbrough.
- Five per cent end up with progressive chronic disease and are likely to develop end stage liver failure requiring transplants.
- The 30 ft vessel, Brilliant, with two people on board, suffered engine failure around 7pm on Sunday.
- These events will typically be copier parts that have failed, leading to the effect of a copier function failure.
- Cost will be an issue, as the procedure will also plan for hardware failure requiring redundancy of actual computers etc.
- 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.
- The concern about engine failure can only be understood by pilots who have flown long distances over water in an airplane with one engine.
- He exposed them to great danger, sending them off in overcrowded and unseaworthy boats that experienced engine failure, or sank.
- This is important for patients with impaired kidney function or liver failure who cannot clear the extra ammonia.
- 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.
- In view of the role played by aneuploidy in carcinogenesis and in human reproductive failure, this omission is perhaps surprising.
- He told the jury he had battled to keep the Lynx helicopter under control after it had suffered engine failure.
- Ian Grant has suffered total renal failure and now requires dialysis three times a week.
- It is also necessary to exclude reversible causes of failure of brain function, including depressant drugs and hypothermia.
- Last year his appendix burst and this, doctors believe, is what led to him suffering acute kidney failure, which required more emergency surgery.
- Many more develop acute respiratory failure and require mechanical ventilation.
- All 4 experienced muscular weakness and respiratory failure that required intubation.
- Kidney failure occurs when kidney function deteriorates to such an extent that death will occur without renal replacement therapy such as haemodialysis.
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 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.
- The strictest compliance was expected and failure to comply meant harsh punishment.
- Colleges could face stiff sanctions for failure to comply with requirements, the bill states.
- There is no requirement that failure to comply with these provisions has any causative relationship to the making of the statement.
- It is what the people expect and its failure to govern decisively is the source of popular disillusion with Scottish democracy.
- We should bear in mind though that growth is never guaranteed and that failure to deliver expected growth could be severely punished.
- In all those cases the omission relied on is failure on the part of the defendant to exercise its statutory powers.
- 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.
- Gone was the swagger and prevision to be replaced with a few slack passes and failure to read situations.
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