In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(obsession)obsesión femininefijación feminine
- But for those who really couldn't care less, this book and the fuss surrounding it is probably confirmation, if one were needed, that the country's fixation with him is out of hand.
- The fixation on the veto, however, may divert attention from the important other underlying issues, namely those of representation and influence in the council.
- Our fixation with labeling people and forcing them into tightly defined categories is contrary to our struggle for equality for all
- Today more people die from bad egg salad than cougar attacks, but that does nothing to diminish our fixation on the remote possibility of a silent hunter pouncing on our backs.
- The media's fixation with what happens next was completely understandable.
- The immediate cause of the rise and fall of the stockmarket over the past two years is the market's fixation with technology companies, in an overall climate of intense risk-aversion.
- A colleague of mine is forever marvelling at the methodical way in which I flip over my rotating calendar each morning, not recognising in the gesture my complete fixation with time.
- The first to die, of course, are the young people, paying in blood for their generation's fixation with communication.
- Part of the media's fixation with his project was because it was so clearly his project, which he alone got off the ground.
- Our fixation with plastic surgery has given rise to complacency over safety issues.
- He said it could have been a blurring between his feelings about women and fixation with celebrities.
- You might think that in a deflationary world, companies and consumers alike might give up their fixation with brands, and be more interested in price instead.
- The inevitable outcome is confusion, and a true composer's fixation on a suitable creative path is a trial of strength against innumerable temptations.
- Regular readers will have noticed by now that this paper has a possibly unhealthy fixation on robots.
- This fixation on olives logically extends to a deep identification with the associated concepts of ‘peace’ and ‘Greece’.
- Similarly, one could also cite the much-deplored corporate fixation with the short-term maximisation of profits at the expense of longer-term strategies.
- The reason involves more than just our contemporary fixation on all things erotic.
- This uplifting book mixes his own climbing stories with a learned investigation into man's fixation with dizzy heights.
- The challenge was to switch off my brain - and its fixation on external goals like actually winning a point - and concentrate on my breath.
- But the its fixation with him and its desire to ‘defeat’ him at all costs led it into two serious and damaging misjudgements.
(of nitrogen)fijación feminine
- It is well known that the rate of N 2 fixation in plants deficient in P is reduced.
- The positive influence of legumes is likely caused by their fixation of atmospheric nitrogen.
- Industrial fixation of nitrogen for fertilizer and other human activities has more than doubled the rates of terrestrial fixation of gaseous nitrogen into biologically available forms.
- Carbon dioxide fixation and light absorption takes place in the plant shoot parts, mostly leaf blades.
- These grass species carry out C4 photosynthesis, an important adaptation that increases the efficiency of CO 2 fixation in plants.
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