In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(improvement/increase/change) gradual(increase/change/improvement) paulatino(slope) no muy empinado
- It has a wonderfully smooth car park, with a gradual incline at one end.
- The orchestra seats slope upwards towards the stage in a gradual incline that makes the 9-foot-high stage seem even higher.
- Our house sits on a fair bit of lawn, but it is all on a gradual incline.
- Your progress should be gradual, starting off with one game a week, and working up to three.
- Once gradual progress is being made there is no need for immediate assistance.
- If Graham had stayed, he would have approved of that gradual progression, but warned against the dangers of moving too fast, of doing too well.
- Following this path of gradual introduction to public exhibitions through accumulated experience is the best way for anyone.
- The fringing reef drops to 5m and a gradual slope of sand and coral boulders extends to the outer reef.
- His progress has been gradual, and forged through relentless hard work.
- First there are steep stone steps, then a gradual rise, a levelling out, a swoop to the top and a steep drop to the stone steps on the other side.
- Progress may be gradual, and there are likely to be setbacks.
- In the next five decades, from 1920 to 1970, gradual and quiet progress was made for woman in several areas.
- Very rarely do pools have a gradual slope into the deep end.
- Hart took no notice and kept trekking down the gradual incline.
- Then came a long and gradual slope down to a lake-filled valley, followed by a switchback road along which we overtook a pair of tough old hikers who were walking at quite a pace.
- The only indication of their progress was the gradual change in vegetation.
- It is quite a shallow beach with only a gradual slope.
- Her success has been a gradual progression over a 14-year career.
- Some of you may choose a gradual progression from selling to friends, to selling at fairs and shows, to retail selling and so on.
- There is also some issue as to whether there are, in effect two slopes, being the gradual slope of the deck, and then a steeper slope from the deck towards the catch basin.
- Returning to the game wasn't a gradual progression.
- The differences in proportions are often small, and, furthermore they often follow gradual geographical clines rather than abrupt changes.
- Careers were marked by a gradual progression, and training was offered by most employers.
- Most terraces in Ohio are designed with gradual slopes to lead water safely into grass waterways or other suitable outlets.
- The lights went up slowly, in a gradual buildup that didn't hurt the eyes.
- I do remember sitting in the exact same spot a few months ago, and then, the beach had a gradual slope to the ocean.
- We were nearing the top of the gradual incline we had been driving up ever since we'd left the main road.
- Some of the steep grades in earlier plans have also been made more gradual.
- Carrying such massive equipment, the difference of a few feet in height, or of riding up an easy, gradual slope, is very significant.
- Blake explains that the gradual progression of translating and interpreting the original texts lays the foundations for the shape of the finished product.
- I think it is a more gradual climb and less of an incline going up the mountain.
- Seedlings planted in raised sunny spots also enjoy a more gradual introduction to weather changes and are better able to withstand the colds of winter.
- Progression is not as rapid as I wish, but I am sated by the gradual marked progression that I can see and acknowledge.
- The stages of the patient's progress through illness and gradual recovery are also charted in his physical passage through different types of wards.
- Milan's coaches initially saw him as very much a future prospect, intending a ‘calm and gradual introduction to the side.’
- It has been a gradual progression to be more independent and develop myself personally that has resulted in the move to open my own nursery.
- I lean away from him, straining to see what is just over the rise, but the gradual incline had turned into a steep drop and it was impossible to see what lay hidden.
- Suddenly, it is as though we are cycling up a long, gradual slope.
- It does not happen suddenly; it is more like a gradual ember of desire slowly building into a flame that could not be denied.
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