In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(sense)oído masculineto have good/poor hearing — tener buen/mal oído
- my hearing is getting worse — cada vez oigo peor
- before noun hearing difficulties — problemas auditivos / de audición
- They do use their potential due to their difficulty in hearing, sight or speech.
- Would you loose hearing, memory, sight etc by 80 and then still live for another 35 years?
- They use night vision and an acute sense of hearing to find prey in the dark.
- You are no doubt familiar with the five senses: sight, touch, hearing, smell and taste.
- They have a keen sense of smell, acute hearing, but poor eyesight.
- Although suffering from poor vision, its sense of hearing and smell is acute and of primary importance in locating food.
- Now 37, his speech, eyesight, hearing and co-ordination are all badly affected.
- Its sight is marvellously keen, hearing exceedingly acute, and sense of smell wonderfully perfect.
- Our brain gets stimulatory inputs through the special sensory stimuli of touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste.
- His acute sense of hearing picked up the sound of footfalls coming towards them and he quickly ran to the others.
- In total darkness, the bird relies on its acute sense of hearing.
- Her judgement and sense of hearing had been dulled by the beer.
- They've lost their eyesight, they have acute hearing and smell, and they function perfectly in the pitch black.
- Alex enjoys playing ball, thanks to his keen sense of smell and his acute hearing.
- She looked up and found her sight, hearing, and sense of smell had improved amazingly.
- Most rely more on their senses of hearing, smell, and touch than on vision.
- A crocodile's sense of smell is very acute, and its hearing is also excellent.
- Even if one is blessed with the senses of touch, smell, speech and hearing, it is sight that gives shape to imagination.
- Whenever we see bats, we get quieter because they have an acute sense of hearing, and we don't want to scare them.
- At nine her sight and hearing are perfect and she has only had one day off sick in the past three years at school.
1.2(earshot)she wouldn't dare say it in my hearing — no se atrevería a decirlo en mi presencia / estando yo delante
- he said it out of their hearing — lo dijo donde ellos no podían oírlo
2.1(consideration)consideración feminineatención feminineto give sth/sb a hearing — escuchar algo/a algn
- Perhaps the opportunity for a fair hearing of her case for her niece's custody would render the other judgments moot.
- In these 15 years, the Apaches have not been accorded the courtesy of a fair hearing in Congress.
- Allow only lefties to review books by other lefties, as righties are too opposed to their views to give them a fair hearing?
- The Catholic minority in Northern Ireland persuaded a recent Tory Government to give them a fair hearing via PR in their local elections.
- Meanwhile, conservatives are bringing the push back, saying this is a nominee who ought to get a fair hearing.
- For the oil companies, the Senate hearing was an opportunity to press for even greater concessions from the government.
- The Government Administration Committee had the opportunity to hold its hearing at the Auckland War Memorial Museum.
- But they have to be shown that it's OK for them to come in an sit down at the table and that they'll get a fair hearing.
- It is confident of a fair hearing because the council is legally bound to decide applications purely on planning law and not political grounds.
- In the interest of allowing each party a fair hearing at the disciplinary committee meeting, Tullow Town also declined to make a statement.
- The public hearing provided an opportunity and a faint ray of hope that encouraged women.
- I urge senators of both parties to rise above the bitterness of the past, to provide a fair hearing and a prompt vote to every nominee.
- We have got to work together as a Senate to give this qualified nominee a dignified hearing and a fair up-or-down vote.
- At the end, both Mexico and Chile stand for a strong UN, where small nations may get a fair hearing.
- This lot now deserve a fair hearing, and let's face it, aren't we supposed to be the nation of the ‘fair go’?
- They were never given a hearing or an opportunity to rebut the reasons for the cancellations as required by the regulations and the constitution.
- Market Hall stallholders accused developers of not giving them a fair hearing at the planning meeting in March.
- This is not just a matter of maximising access and transparency about council affairs, and providing a fair hearing to both sides of any question.
- Go ahead and follow your interests, but don't expect to get funding, a teaching position, or a fair hearing for your work.
- Not every villager believes that he was given a fair hearing, and the issue remains a conversation point on local streets.
- There must be an active judicial hearing or trial where the court is represented by a judge or justice of the peace.
- In the case of a continuing wrong done to him a prisoner could expect that a hearing in judicial review proceedings could be obtained with little delay.
- We have no transcript of any of the relevant hearings in the County Court.
- In April, a judge at the preliminary hearing at Stockport County Court ruled the matter was not in the public interest.
- But a point that he made was that the judge at the hearing, the trial judge, misdirected himself to causation, and he did.
1she is hearing — su audición es normal
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