In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(treatment)masculine manejomasculine tratamientothe police handling of the case — la manera en que la policía llevó el caso
- I'd like to spend the next session trying to get a handle on some of the emotional issues which led to her feeling of being overwhelmed.
- They need to get a handle on a really dysfunctional economic system and on law-and-order issues which are out of control.
- However, he conceded that the Government was yet to get a handle on the situation, as younger offenders were getting their hands on illegal guns.
- I've been talking to a lot of senators and staffers after the Senate hearing, trying to get a handle on the political situation.
- If you're wanting to be able to get a handle on dual stick control, it might be an idea to check out one of the console ports of Serious Sam.
- It takes him a few days to get a handle on situations.
- But the jury is still out on whether Wausau and the other companies really can get a handle on costs with the new approach.
- So no new troops yet requested to be sent to Iraq, but the United States is going to hold on to some of the troops that are there until they get a handle on this situation.
- Because both Perl and XML are so flexible, it's hard to get a handle on exactly how to approach the problem.
- We are still trying to get a handle on the situation, Mr Kirrane said.
- I just don't understand why we cannot get a handle on the simple reasons why it's sometimes difficult to sleep.
- I was a little depressed for a while, and I may be still somewhat depressed about the one thing that we can't seem to get a handle on and that's war.
- It shows excellent research on his part and flawless writing so everyone can get a handle on the situation.
- But if we don't soon get a handle on this critical issue it may be too late, for the planet and for ourselves.
- Well, there are so many different polls that we've looked at trying to get a handle on what are the issues that are really going to drive the election.
- What I want to do first is get a handle on the statistics for all U.S. multinationals together, and those data are actually pretty clear.
- If we don't get a handle on that, all those other issues are going to be lost.
- Aid came into the country, and the economy has been growing, and the people were able to start to get a handle on the land mine situation.
- The sheer amount of mayhem on screen at once does cause a few minor moments of slowdown, but if anything, it lets you get a handle on the situation.
- So far, dozens of homes have been destroyed and firefighters are desperately trying to work to get a handle on this situation.
2.1(holding, touching)it had become worn as a result of constant handling — se había gastado de tanto tocarlo/usarlo
- this packaging will withstand any amount of handling — este tipo de embalaje resiste la manipulación constante
2.2Businessporte masculinehandling charge — cargo por manipulación / manejo de mercancías masculine
3Motor vehiclesmanejo masculine
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