In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In the open-field areas of northern France they could glean after harvest and their cattle could graze on the stubble.
- They gleaned and gathered fuel, nuts, berries, mushrooms, and acorns.
- Nor should investors hesitate to push for a more aggressive approach if they realise there is little growth to be gleaned in the domestic market.
- Third, commoning is a collective endeavor as depicted, for example, in the many paintings of gleaning the harvest.
- They were not to glean their fields for stray grain, nor harvest the corners.
- Political correspondents tried every tactic to glean a name, but even the collective force of the media could not undo this seasoned pro.
- After the harvest the peasants enjoyed the collective right to glean and to graze livestock on the stubble.
2(collect)(information/knowledge/facts) recoger(facts/information/knowledge) cosecharto glean sth from sth/sb
- figures gleaned from the official year book — cifras extraídas del anuario oficial
- we can glean some hope from what he told us — lo que nos dijo es bastante esperanzador
- I gleaned from her that … — de lo que dijo deduje que …
- More prosaic information to be gleaned from the house-buying public includes the statistic that 71% of couples say that buying a house is a joint decision.
- Greater insights can be gleaned on how collective action is central to adaptive capacity at various scales by case-specific research.
- Much information is gleaned from secondary sources or has been covered in more detail elsewhere by previous authors.
- So what can we glean from our collection of titles?
- These learning modules use simple, easy-to-understand language and contain a wealth of information gleaned from various sources.
- I use junk to fix things and glean new ideas and inspiration.
- That data was gleaned and resold by the agencies to news media, market researchers and other retailers.
- Information was gleaned from operating reports dictated for the surgical procedures and available for review.
- Much valuable information may again be gleaned from the internet with reference to what is required for that type of production.
- Only scanty information could be gleaned from POWs.
- Most of the detail was gleaned from features and letters in this newspaper.
- Much has been written elsewhere about the state of the wreck itself, and more information can be gleaned from the expedition website.
- Other marketing information is gleaned from forms filled out in return for free health screenings at malls.
- Most of her war information is gleaned from her twice-weekly phone chats with her husband.
- In another area of the wireless industry, privacy advocates have emphasized the potential for misuse of the location information that can be gleaned from cell phone signals.
- Much information could be gleaned from them, since in their state of sleep and partial awareness they could do little but sit, watch and wait.
- The following information has been gleaned from interviews and research pertaining to the dangers of radiation.
- Although returns from individual sector funds will be hard to predict using a benchmark's historical performance, there is valuable information to be gleaned from the way the overall sector moves.
- Some information can be gleaned from variation in spelling.
- Gradually I gleaned the truth from a thousand tales of mystery and woe.
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