In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(object/point) fijar la atención en
- Four observers viewed the display shown in Figure 1, and fixated the central cross.
- Specifically, there was a tendency to fixate objects sharing the target's contrast polarity and shape and this did not change even upon transfer to the new target.
- Rose fixated her with a cold stare.
- She fixated me with a composed gaze, her mouth set in determination.
- We defined inspection behavior as an approach toward the model predator in a tentative manner while visually fixating the model predator.
1to fixate on sth/sb — obsesionarse con algo/algn
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