In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Jessica underwent a second operation to graft nerve tissue from the back of her legs into her arm.
- If a branch grafted into a stock never grows, it is a plain evidence of its not having knit with the stock.
- In roses, their spread is chiefly caused by grafting infected scions, buds and/or root stocks; although some can be vectored by parasitizing, chewing or sucking insects.
- Remember, many hybrid modern roses are grafted onto a root stock; hence, the resulting rose may not be exactly the same as that from which you took your cuttings.
- Many of the modern roses in commerce today are grafted onto these stocks.
- To get the best two-tone look, graft several scions randomly around the plant.
- Rose Wilt was long thought to be a suspected viral disease caused by grafting scions onto imported root stocks from the U.K., Canada and Australia.
- To preserve the variation named varieties have to be grafted, a labour intensive business which explains the high price.
- For the best-tasting and fastest fruit production, you should purchase most fruit trees that are grafted onto proper root-stock.
- Police said yesterday that she was ‘doing well’ after surgeons managed to graft skin on to 20 per cent of the burned area of her body.
- The new skin is then grafted back on to the patient without the danger of rejection because it has been made from their own cells.
- Once identified, the tops were cut from the trees and then sent to their seed farm in Vernon, BC where they were grafted onto root stock.
- Surgeons grafted tissue from her leg to the outside of her brain for protection.
- A Yoshino cherry is propagated by grafting a cutting onto another cherry trunk or by rooting small cuttings.
- Kidney transplant, in which a functioning kidney from a donor is surgically grafted into the patient, has a good rate of success.
1(bribery, corruption)chanchullos masculine informal
- Opportunities for graft and corruption will multiply as well, temptations to which religious people are no more immune than anyone else.
- From oil rip offs to mail scams, the country is infamous for fraud, kickbacks and graft.
- Widespread graft and influence peddling among government officials are hampering economic development.
- There is no reason they should have to tolerate graft and corruption in any form of public service either.
- She also ordered more intensive lifestyle checks on public officials as part of her campaign against graft and corruption.
- ‘This is the world your folks and their folks have given to you, a world of graft and corruption at every level of leadership,’ he said.
- It took several years before the legislation was drawn up and passed to put into effect a body that must tackle, without fear or favour, allegations of corruption, mismanagement and graft.
- For years these same people ran political life through graft and corruption.
- Aside from plunder, Estrada has also been charged with illegal use of an alias, perjury and graft and corruption, which are all bailable offenses.
- But in six years of exposures of illicit arms deals, graft and bribery, only once has the political establishment blushed enough to take action.
- Now, understand that there was no lying going on, and no graft or theft or anything else of that nature.
- In the impeachment complaint, Estrada has been charged with bribery, graft and corruption, betrayal of public trust and culpable violation of the Constitution.
- Not only do the very poor have little or no monetary income, the wealthy are often able to avoid income taxes thanks to corruption and graft.
- Perhaps most obvious is the drag on the economy imposed by widespread and unrestrained graft and corruption.
- Corruption is endemic in many societies, and it would be unfair to target Muslim societies as being uniquely prone to bribery, graft, and the private misappropriation of public funds.
- He is being tried for bribery, graft and corruption, betrayal of public trust and culpable violation of the Constitution.
- Unless we have the certainty of punishment, as in other countries like America or even China, we will not improve, we will not be successful against graft and corruption.
- Public procurement laws also need urgent reform to prevent graft and corruption.
- Estrada was impeached by the House of Representatives on Nov.13 on charges that included bribery, graft and corruption.
- We now know the UN was an organisation steeped in corruption, graft and criminal negligence.
1(hard work)it's been hard graft — ha habido que camellar un montón Colombia informal
1(work hard)reventarse trabajando informalcurrar informalcamellar Colombia informallaburar como loco River Plate slangchambearle duro Mexico informal
- ‘We have grafted really hard, done overtime and achieved record amounts of business,’ she said.
- Into the wind, the home side had to graft harder for scores.
- I was a bit disappointed with my Bs in computing because I thought I had grafted hard in that.
- ‘I have worked with women throughout my career and they are just as passionate about what they are doing and are prepared to graft just as much,’ Donald said.
- He had frozen his scoring shots initially in his innings and grafted hard to get into his stride.
- Postal workers are fed up with grafting harder and harder for a pathetically small pay packet and they have told their union they want action.
- The 31-year-old has never set the world alight but he has grafted away in the background and is the world's 39th best player.
- ‘Jon has grafted really hard and has certainly deserved his chance.’
- Some heroic defending against the wind in the first half and hard grafting throughout the field kept the men from the Wexford border in contention with the fancied champions for three quarters of the game.
- To watch Waugh bat is to be reminded of a bygone era in Australian cricket, a time when they were made to graft for every run and sweat for every victory.
- ‘They gave us a tough time but we kept grafting and ground out a result.’
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