In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Anatomycorazón masculine(disease) del corazón(disease) cardíaco(operation) de(l) corazónthe Sacred Heart (of Jesus) — el Sagrado Corazón (de Jesús)
- cross my heart (and hope to die)! — ¡te lo juro!
- really? cross your heart? — ¿de verdad? ¿me lo juras?
- heart complaint — afección cardíaca
- The Holy Grail is actually growing an organ, because people need livers, they need hearts, they need pancreases; how far down the track is that?
- Heart disease is a term used to refer to diseases of the heart and blood vessel system.
- Eventually these embryos succumbed due to the lack of correct blood flow with two hearts pumping into the same set of blood vessels.
- The device has a tube entering the left ventricle, the heart's main pumping chamber.
- Right heart failure affects the side of the heart that pumps blood to the lungs.
- For example, there is a shortage of replacement organs such as hearts, lungs, kidneys, livers, etc.
- It tends to be a forgotten transplant, I think most people tend to think of organ transplants like hearts and kidneys etc.
- It simply means that your heart isn't pumping blood through the body as well as it should.
- Whilst there is breath in our lungs and blood pumping in our hearts there is hope!
- Systolic pressure is the amount of pressure when the heart pumps blood into the arteries.
- Instead it is when the heart cannot pump blood around the body efficiently.
- The right side of the heart pumps blood from the body back to the lungs to be reoxygenated.
- The valve that controls blood flow between the left ventricle of the heart and the aorta.
- Here's a look at how your heart works to pump blood and vital nutrients throughout your body.
- A murmur is the sound of blood being pumped through the heart's chambers and valves.
- All the patients in this study had hearts that could not pump blood properly.
- It rises to a peak, called the systolic pressure, at the height of the contraction of each heartbeat as the heart pumps blood out.
- The ejection fraction is a measure of the ability of the heart to pump blood.
- Researchers have been working for some time on ways to enable kidneys, hearts, and other organs from pigs to be transplanted to humans, as a way of overcoming the chronic shortage of human donor organs.
- It is increased in failing human hearts and contributes to the loss of the heart's contractile strength during the development of heart failure.
1.2(nature)to have a good/kind heart — ser de buen corazón
- to have a cold heart — ser duro de corazón
- to have a cruel heart — no tener corazón
- her/his heart is in the right place — es de buen corazón
- to have a heart of gold — ser todo corazón
- to have a heart of stone — ser duro de corazón
- suffering had turned his heart to stone — los sufrimientos le habían endurecido el corazón
1.3(inmost feelings)his heart rules his head — se deja llevar por el corazón
- at heart — en el fondo
- to have sb's interests at heart — preocuparse por algn
- she was speaking from the heart — lo decía con el corazón (en la mano)
- in one's heart of hearts — en lo más profundo de su (/ mi etc. ) corazón
- in his heart he knew it was hopeless — en su fuero interno sabía que no había esperanza
- to cry one's heart out — llorar a lágrima viva
- to eat one's heart out — morirse de envidia
- he's eating his heart out — se lo come la envidia
- my singing's improving all the time: Buck Stevens, eat your heart out! — cada vez canto mejor: ¡chúpate esa, Buck Stevens!
- to open one's heart to sb — abrirle el corazón a algn
- to take sth to heart — tomarse algo a pecho
- to wear one's heart on one's sleeve — demostrar sus (/ mis etc. ) sentimientos
1.4(memory)to learn/know sth by heart — aprender/saber algo de memoria
2.1(compassion)to have heart — tener buen corazón
- you've no heart! — ¡no tienes corazón!
- a company with heart — una empresa humana
- have a heart! — ¡no seas malo!
- to be all heart — ser todo corazón
- his heart bled for the refugees in their suffering — el sufrimiento de los refugiados le partía el corazón
- my heart bleeds (for you) — ¡qué pena me das!
- his heart went out to the orphans — le daban mucha lástima los huérfanos
- to find it in one's heart to + inf
- can you find it in your heart to forgive me? — ¿podrás perdonarme?
- he couldn't find it in his heart to tell them — no fue capaz de decírselo
2.2(love, affection)to be close / near / dear to sb's heart — significar mucho para algn
- we talked about something that's near to his heart — hablamos de algo que significa mucho para él
- to break sb's heart
- it breaks my heart to see her cry — me parte el alma verla llorar
- she broke the hearts of several local boys — rompió muchos corazones entre los chicos de por aquí
- you're breaking my heart — ¡cómo sufres!
- to die of a broken heart — morirse de pena
- to lose one's heart to sb — entregarle el corazón a algn
- to take sb/sth to one's heart — tomarle cariño a algn/algo
- to win sb's heart — ganarse / conquistarse a algn
- to win the hearts and minds of the people — ganarse a la gente
2.3(enthusiasm, inclination)after sb's own heart
- he's a man/writer after my own heart — es un hombre/escritor con el que me identifico
- heart and soul — en cuerpo y alma
- she put her whole heart and soul into the task — se entregó en cuerpo y alma / de lleno a la tarea
- my/her/his heart wasn't in it — lo hacía sin ganas / sin poner entusiasmo
- to one's heart's content
- here you can eat/swim to your heart's content — aquí puedes comer/nadar todo lo que quieras
- to set one's heart on sth
- she's set her heart on being chosen for the team — su mayor ilusión es que la elijan para formar parte del equipo
- he has his heart set on a new bike — lo que más quiere es una bicicleta nueva
- with all one's heart — de todo corazón
- with one's whole heart — de todo corazón
- with my whole heart I wish him well — le deseo de todo corazón que en todo le vaya bien
3(courage, morale)ánimoswith a heavy heart I retraced my steps — acongojado, volví sobre mis pasos
- my heart was light as I set off on the journey — con el corazón alegre, me puse en camino
- to put new / fresh heart into sb — dar nuevos ánimos a algn
- to lose heart — descorazonarse
- to take heart — (of depression) animarse
- my heart was in my boots — tenía el ánimo por los suelos
- my heart was in my mouth — tenía el corazón en un puño / en la boca
- my heart was in my mouth as I opened the letter — abrí la carta con el corazón en un puño
- my/her heart sank — se me/le cayó el alma a los pies
- not to have the heart to do sth
- I didn't have the heart to tell him — no tuve valor para decírselo
- to be in good heart — tener la moral muy alta
- to do sb's heart good — alegrarle el corazón a algn
- faint heart never won fair lady — el mundo es de los audaces
- Their electronics, guitars, heart and soul have also made them one of the most influential bands of all time.
- Glenflesk though obviously disappointed can take heart from the display of a relatively young side.
- Abandoning pretty pictures, car chases and clichés is something to be applauded if it means films made with heart and soul.
- Tyrone took heart from the miss and finished as strongly as they started.
- The Thai fought with heart and desire but that will very seldom beat speed, experience and power.
- Arciris concluded her talk by urging young and old not to be complacent and to take heart.
- Both had given heart and soul and a lot more besides to win the match and yet one was the victor and the other vanquished.
- At first Stiles took heart; the film was good, she was proud of everybody's work and knew that some day people would get to see it.
- Our hope is that our songs are strong enough to be covered or played different ways and still retain heart and soul.
- Unionists took heart from Mr Adams' comment that his party wanted to ensure the poll took place in the best atmosphere.
- Erratic, uneven and hyperactive it may be, but this is home-made film-making with heart and soul.
- Southern Ontario's underground rock scene discovered some local history and took heart.
- He took heart that Labour did not need to introduce any affirmative action for this election.
- I took heart from Dr Duke's belief that the smarter you are, the harder it is to solve.
- Carrisi has a high and powerful voice and sings with a lot of heart and soul.
- I took heart from this Easter post by Rebecca on the resurrection of Jesus.
- He lives and breathes pantomime and every year puts heart and soul into his productions.
- She took heart from the performance of the winner of her event in Sydney.
- However captain Richard Roberts took heart from his squad's performance.
- I wanted heart and passion from the players at half-time and they certainly displayed that
4.1(central part)the heart of the city/country — el corazón / centro de la ciudad/del país
- in the heart of the countryside — en pleno campo
- the heart of the fighting/battle — lo más violento del combate/de la batalla
- the heart of the matter/problem — el meollo / el quid del asunto/de la cuestión
- at the heart of this dispute/conflict — en el centro de esta disputa/este conflicto
4.2masculine cogollomasculine corazón
- An immense barrier through the heart of the city, the connector ends at the parking garage.
- But some of the barracks to which the armed men would return under the new order are located in the heart of the city.
- It is a central location in the heart of Saskatoon and it should be pretty easy to get to.
- A retail developer that breathed new life into a road that was once the heart of a city has won a major award for the pioneering scheme.
- The Vaal rises in the central heart of South Africa and debouches many hundreds of miles later into the Atlantic Ocean.
- Others win because they simply save a lot of time: beans, roasted red peppers, roasted green chilies, and artichoke hearts and bottoms.
- Put in the artichoke hearts chopped roughly and add salt, pepper and sugar.
- The old heart of the city is earmarked for major regeneration.
- Modern viticulture Uzbekistan is in the very heart of central Asia, on the same latitude as Italy.
- The national capital is Mexico City, situated in the heart of central Mexico.
- I'm referring to London Court situated in the heart of the city in the Hay Street Mall.
- In the heart of the vast central square of the place she caught sight of a recognizable object.
- We were standing on the roof of Mushtaq's school in Aminabad, the oldest quarter of the city and the heart of old Lucknow.
- A stunning garden at the heart of the city's European Flower Festival stopped workers and shoppers in their tracks.
- Rabat and Sale were the twin cities at the heart of this Republic.
- Police raids along Katondo street in the heart of the capital city, Lusaka, are not new.
- The historic heart of the city is centrally situated on the northwest axis, and towards the eastern border.
- Deep in the heart of Central India there is a wild forest surrounded by sheer 1,200 feet high cliffs.
- The answer is Pirates for Peace, a radio station for young people based at the Albert Basin in the heart of the city.
- Each of these shows will play in the heart of Cork City to about 3,000 people.
- When I reached into the neat row of hearts of Romaine lettuce, I felt a shock shoot up from the tip of my finger, through my arm, right through my shoulder.
- The Pavilion will be built in Victoria Square in the heart of the city.
- When most of the tomato juice is heated away, add the artichoke hearts.
- In the heart of the central medallion is an eight-petalled flower symbolizing the centre of the universe.
5(heart-shaped object)corazón masculine
- From her ears now hung two earrings with stylized garnet hearts at the bottom of them.
- The Mohegan Sun wedding cake is vanilla flavored and decorated with bows and hearts.
- Montanans have used a wide variety of artistic brands - from hearts and crosses and dots and triangles to circles and half moons, even swastikas.
- The day associated with tacky red hearts, cards, chocolates and flowers also has a spiritual root that is being explored by the Newbridge parish.
- The last thing you find is a pair of earrings that have hearts dangling at the bottom.
- She looked down and noticed that she was wearing her pajamas; a purple t-shirt and a pair of white pajama bottoms with hearts on them.
- Players must follow suit if possible, and a player with no cards of the suit led must play a heart.
- Then you play the three big hearts and after them, lead both of your trumps.
- Each heart scores one point, and the queen of spades scores 13 points.
6.2hearts(suit)corazoneshearts is / are trumps — triunfan corazones
- the ace of hearts — el as de corazones
- For example, playing the queen of hearts indicates to your partner that you have a strong diamonds.
- Thus, if the first card played is the eight of hearts, the next player may play any eight, or he may play the seven or nine of hearts.
- Lots of low spades are usually good but can win lots of hearts.
- There are four suits (spades, hearts, diamonds and clubs); however, no suit is higher than another.
- A Courage card's courage is represented by its face value (i.e. a seven of hearts has a courage of seven) or fifteen if it is a face card.
- All of the hearts go on hearts and clubs go on clubs and so on.
- This straight can be of mixed suits, for example: 2 of diamonds, 3 of clubs, 4 of spades, 5 of hearts.
- For example, a ten of hearts, jack of diamonds, queen of clubs, and king of hearts is a keeper over a pair of 10s.
- For every trick that is taken, ten points are awarded, provided that it contains no hearts.
- Saving both spades worked out very well for Ann because Bill saved spades rather than hearts.
- Before the set, the two and three of spades and the two and three of hearts should be removed from the deck.
- If anyone gets the 2 of hearts dealt up, he has automatically won.
- It can be played to a heart lead and if it is led, hearts must be followed.
- Diamonds are highest, followed by clubs, then spades, then hearts.
- That is, you can only bid hearts on hearts, clubs on clubs etc.
- To collect the king-queen stake you have to play the queen and king of hearts consecutively.
- There is no ranking between the suits - so for example the king of hearts and the king of spades are equal.
- The owner said they were arguing about which way the queen of hearts looks in a pack of cards.
- The classic order of suits is hearts above diamonds, and spades above clubs.
- Next, blindly and randomly remove from each deck six clubs and six hearts.
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