In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1comparative of far
1.1(in distance)they live even further away — ellos viven aún más lejos
- how much further is it? — ¿cuánto camino nos queda por hacer?
- we went a little further and came to a bridge — avanzamos un poco más / seguimos adelante y llegamos a un puente
- we're getting further away from the city all the time — nos estamos alejando cada vez más de la ciudad
- let's sit a little further back — sentémonos un poco más atrás
- the last service station was nine miles further back — la última gasolinera estaba nueve millas atrás
- you'll need to push it further in — tendrás que meterlo más adentro
- further on, there's another set of traffic lights — más adelante, hay otro semáforo
- could you please move further down the bus? — ¿podrían hacer el favor de correrse hacia el fondo del autobús?
- try and see further than your own interest — trata de ver más allá de tu propio interés
1.2(in progress)the legislation should have gone further — la legislación debería haber ido más lejos
- we're further from an agreement than when we started — estamos más lejos de llegar a un acuerdo que cuando empezamos
- we're no further ahead than we were last week — no hemos avanzado nada desde la semana pasada
- have you got any further with that essay? — ¿has adelantado ese trabajo?
- we can't go any further until we receive their reply — no podemos hacer nada más hasta que recibamos su respuesta
1.3(in time)we must look back even further — tenemos que retroceder aún más en el tiempo
- this vase dates back even further — este jarrón es aún más antiguo / data de una época aún anterior
1.4(in extent, degree)I'll look further into that possibility — voy a estudiar esa posibilidad más a fondo
- please consider the matter further — por favor estudie el asunto más detenidamente
- the situation is further complicated by her absence — el hecho de que ella no esté complica aún más la situación
2further to in letters (as preposition)further to your letter of June 6, … — con relación a / en relación con su carta del 6 de junio, …
1máshave you any further questions? — ¿tienen más preguntas / alguna otra pregunta?
- I have no further use for the car — ya no necesito (más) el coche
- please send me further details — le ruego (que) me envíe más información
- I have nothing further to say — no tengo nada que agregar
- on further acquaintance, I began to like them — al conocerlos un poco más, empezaron a gustarme
- there'll be a further meeting next week — habrá una nueva reunión / otra reunión la semana que viene
- they wasted a further three weeks — perdieron otras tres semanas
1(aims/cause) promover(cause/aims) fomentar(interests/career) favorecer
- We should integrate literacy into play only if it furthers a play theme in progress, and we should avoid literacy props that may distract children from make-believe.
- All going to plan, this will expose each band to new ears, furthering their own audience development.
- More importantly he's furthering his art-form by developing full hour shows.
- He furthered my quest to slowly and deliberately develop my musical and even my personal identity.
- Non-Americans, however, misunderstand the true source of our ignorance about them, which only furthers our mutual estrangement.
- The courts will most likely defer to the military on the issue of whether this policy furthers a compelling government interest.
- What does it matter so long as he furthers the agenda?
- He would do well to distinguish between violence which furthers the cause of human freedom, and this repellent violence which kills thousands of workers in the name of fundamentalism.
- Part II, also comprising two chapters, furthers this assessment in terms of recent developments in modern social theory.
- The Texas statute furthers no legitimate state interest which can justify its intrusion into the personal and private life of the individual.
- Yet both groups claim to be furthering the interests of the child in promoting their preferred form of custody.
- Both boxers enjoyed the trip and are looking forward to furthering their horizons later in the season.
- He saw it as the next step in the future of the town and a natural step forward in furthering the aims and objectives of the Development Association.
- Western militarization furthers this objectification of women as gratification available for cheap purchase.
- It requires the youngsters to be away from home for a fortnight and furthers their academic education or gives them a chance to get a taster of subjects like archaeology not taught in school.
- The opulent color of many of the works furthers their impact and feels like a recent development, even though his palette has been steadily intensifying over the last few years.
- But the effect of predestination may be furthered by their prayers, and by other good works also.
- It just furthers the urban trend of economic apartheid.
- But to imply that this is some kind of permanent or natural state for gay men just furthers the stereotypes and misinformation about us.
- Ignoring the existence of these students and their educational needs only furthers the ignorance that this take on sex education fosters.
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