In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(number/distance/speed) finitoour resources are finite — nuestros recursos son limitados
- my patience is finite — mi paciencia tiene un límite
- There is no doubt that in health there is infinite demand and finite resources, and each scarce health dollar must be put to the best possible use.
- If something created God, God would have a beginning and He'd be finite, not infinite.
- Since our industry is so specific, it's really a finite group of people we're targeting.
- Inductive arguments reason from a finite set of examples to a general rule.
- Guest speaker, Mr Warner, pointed out that water is a finite resource that is infinitely recycled.
- In this era of limited resources and finite health - care budgets, it is important to assess not just clinical effectiveness but also cost effectiveness.
- They were always going to gain a finite amount of income from the scheme.
- These challenges include a finite budget, and limited personnel and resources.
- We know, that a single universe is enormously large, but always finite in size due to its Big-Bang origin.
- However, there is a finite number of police officers to respond to incidents.
- Simply because resources are finite, and we have to use them the best we can.
- Earth is a sphere; it therefore has finite volume and finite resources.
- "In public finance, circumstances change, and we have to recognise that resources are finite.
- We do not know for sure whether the Universe is finite or infinite.
- Anderson now spreads the word on the unsustainability of infinite growth in a finite world.
- Everything we perceive is filtered through our finite minds with finite vocabulary.
- With Frank in the chair, the deans met every fortnight ensuring that finite resources were used effectively.
- Language is a descriptive and a definitive tool - to name the thing is to bind the thing - and as such it is finite and limited.
- On another, more important level, the book is about Levin's research in cosmology, and her idea that the universe may be finite in size.
- I have told them the heart only has a finite number of irreplaceable cells.
- But we also don't call them finite complement clauses, though many linguists would.
- Mini mission statements, nearly always written without benefit of finite verbs, are increasingly common.
- In English, tense must be expressed in all finite verb phrases.
- A temporal profile needs to be contributed by a finite verb, as in I walked into the garden, We drove towards the sea.
- Form a question and make it specific and finite so that the answer is easily recognizable.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.