In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(radically)(mistaken/different/unsuited) fundamentalmentethe situation has changed fundamentally — la situación ha cambiado fundamentalmente / radicalmente
- the issue was fundamentally important to our future — el tema era de fundamental importancia para nuestro futuro
- The media scene is fundamentally different from what it was ten years ago.
- I know that it is a fundamentally different philosophy to that espoused by Labour.
- Policing research has altered fundamentally during its forty-year history.
- Federal court, not fundamentally flawed military commissions, is where Hicks belongs.
- Although many ideas in this work were taken over from Descartes, in one respect he fundamentally disagreed with him.
- Genetic engineering has given us the power fundamentally to alter the biological bases of identity.
- Do you think the $100 laptop is a good idea for developing countries or fundamentally flawed?
- While I've praised the improvements that Assembly and Senate committees made last week, the bill is still fundamentally flawed in several ways.
- Because of their fundamentally different shareholder base, sentiment is not reflected so quickly.
- In doing so it is not the Government's intention to alter fundamentally the scope or operation of the law.
- Although both versions share similarities, they are fundamentally different.
- You are right about how the changing technology fundamentally alters the way we approach media and content.
- This shift has fundamentally altered both the form and the place of the house in the country house mystery.
- The two shows were created in fundamentally different circumstances.
- We assume everyone is fundamentally alike; we believe circumstances, not culture, drive people's decisions, including decisions about sex and disease.
- The indirectly standardised indices currently used are fundamentally flawed in this respect.
- We tweaked and changed it in rehearsal but we didn't alter it fundamentally.
- It was very quite last season and there is nothing to suggest it will be fundamentally different this year.
- Such a model of theological discourse is fundamentally pluralistic.
- Policy making and managing organisations are generally viewed as fundamentally different.
2(in essence)(correct/justified/accurate) esencialmente(correct/justified/accurate) básicamente
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