In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(process) acelerar(death/defeat) adelantar
- For one thing, while military spending didn't cause the downfall of Soviet Communism, it probably hastened the demise.
- As Angus Calder has suggested, ‘the effect of the war was not to sweep society on to a new course, but to hasten its progress along the old grooves.’
- A couple of undistinguished losses hastened the end of his career.
- These energetic performances continued unabated for a decade, and probably hastened his death.
- According to a report in the Sunday Times, there is increasing concern across Britain about the way hospitals appear to be hastening the deaths of elderly patients.
- This decision not to opt for the stock market route probably hastened the departure of Quinn.
- He will have been aware that the figure would be enough to represent a big loss for him, thus probably hastening his departure; but it would also be a big enough majority for him to govern with if and when he moves next door.
- In any event, the composer was badly shaken during this era, which probably hastened his death in 1950.
- But his demise sparked bitter divisions, with the children of his first wife contesting his will amid allegations his death had been hastened by drugs.
- Experts explained that overcrowded high-rises and overusage of underground space hasten the speed of subsidence.
- The report says that in all likelihood it would hasten the imposition of congestion charges or tolling on the M50 to control demand on the motorway.
- He probably hastened his end by having to live without family support during his illness.
- Projected fuel cost increases and savings from water conservation will probably hasten the break-even point.
- Konterman cited problems other foreign players have faced with the media in Britain, which probably hastened their departures.
- Perhaps if the politicians talked about race as if it was already an irrelevance it would hasten the day when it is.
- First, physicians tend to be concerned about using opioids in terminal patients for fear of suppressing respiration and hastening death.
- The research team says this suggests additional factors, besides climate change, probably hastened the giant deer's eventual extinction.
- In December 1889, Parnell became involved in a divorce that was to end his political influence and the trauma of this divorce probably hastened his early death.
- At 5: 57, probably hastened by a call from the crowd for more media presence, they advanced.
- They noted that many people believe that to talk about death or engage in advance care planning might hasten one's death.
1apresurarseapurarse Latin AmericaI hastened back to the house — me apresuré a regresar a la casa
- to hasten to + inf — apresurarse a + inf
- I paid for it myself, she hastened to add — —lo pagué yo —se apresuró a decir
- not that I've got anything against her, I hasten to add — no es que tenga nada contra ella, que conste
- There is nothing more to say about this damnable road; it is best to hasten along it if one must, and to turn off it as soon as one may.
- The fat man scrambled up and hastened away, helped along by the boot of Magdalena.
- After a quick phone call I hastened to the office.
- The girl in question had hastened from her seat next to Allyson and was moving rather quickly in the direction of the elevators.
- But what do their faces tell us, as they hasten to their posts?
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