In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Chemistry Physics Mathematicsfórmula feminine
2(recipe, plan)fórmula feminine(drama/painting/comedy) sin originalidad US(comedy/drama/painting) adocenado USa sure formula for success — una receta infalible para tener éxito
3.1(set procedure)fórmula feminine
- The campaign is following the standard formula.
- Far from providing a break from run of the mill TV, Big Brother follows the same pat formulas.
- It follows recognizable formulas and trades on traditional stereotypes.
- Every episode seemed to be following the same formula, and nobody was an interesting enough character to draw me in week after week.
- It circumvents the standard formula cat and mouse mechanics to play a more painful and piercing game of liar versus eager listener.
- And in doing so, we basically have to follow the same formula.
- It encompasses any kind of writing that doesn't follow formulas and makes readers think and wonder more than answering questions - it allows any subject or plot.
- I hated those English classes and being made to follow a set formula.
- Up until now, the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series, which is undoubtedly one of the most popular video game franchises to date, has followed a standard formula.
- Wal-Mart follows a simple formula every time it opens a new store.
- The songs rarely follow predictable formulas, falling into one another by means of eerie instrumental transitions.
- Most rap still follows the initial formula of rhymed couplets that casually mix full rhyme with assonance.
- I can't give away the ending, since I recommend the movie, but it doesn't exactly follow the formula of lawyer loses first, then wins.
- The trouble with films is that we've come to expect them to follow a basic formula, usually involving all loose endings being tied up and a happy ending.
- They say instead of following the genre's formulas, if they want to understand the film they should instead look at the character's mental state and personalities.
- The key to a feel-good movie like this succeeding has very little to do with the overall plot, which must follow certain time-honored formulas.
- With more money to invest, SEP could follow a tried-and-tested formula.
- Mostly, though, it follows the romcom formula right through to its series of misunderstandings and foregone conclusions.
- It's a show about cops and criminals, but it doesn't follow any genre formulas.
- A committee of 20 acting as an executive is simply a formula gridlock.
3.2(form of words)fórmula femininea polite formula — una fórmula de cortesía
- The challenge for the SPC was to find a formula of words to be introduced into the Development Plan recognising the guidelines while at the same time securing the best result for the county.
- They cannot be reduced to neat legal formulas, purely objective tests and evidentiary standards.
- Unless the full formula is regarded as a sole unit, the words of a formula can be subdivided into more than two units.
- Good manners include taking time to greet people properly, using conventional oral formulas.
- Now the student is not learning to repeat the words, or the formulas, or the constructions of Archimedes.
- It is full of legal formulas whose meanings are now obscure.
- Ideas (in the usual sense of the word) are conventional expressions or formulas.
- The surviving written records for particular cases also follow a simple formula.
- At first, beginners understand little and produce nothing, then gradually they understand individual words, fixed formulas, and disconnected items in speech or text.
- His research results didn't give him confidence in the ability of jurors to digest and apply complex legal formulas.
- Six EU governments have agreed to accept the men, but talks all last week in Brussels failed to produce a legal formula.
- As a result, the Book of Exodus is brimming with theophanies, legal formulas, songs, and poems.
- The law has to be expressed in words, and some verbal formulas are hedged about with linguistic conventions which do not correspond to moral or social distinctions in responsibility.
- A legal formula is likely to devalue that individualism, the very uniqueness we assume such wills are designed to capture.
- We profess our faith not merely in a formula of words, but rather in the realities to which those words refer.
- They were uncomfortable in contexts where formulas were not useful.
4(motor racing)fórmula feminineformula one/four — fórmula uno/cuatro
5(for baby)preparado para biberón masculinepreparado para lactantes masculine
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