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(tread/fall/move) pesadamente(push/press) con fuerzaa heavily laden truck — un camión con una carga muy pesada
- he was heavily built — era corpulento / de aspecto fornido
- a heavily fortified/defended town — una ciudad muy bien fortificada/con muy buenas defensas
- He went down heavily, but amazingly was up on his feet at the count of two smiling at the referee and calling Tyson in.
- The door closed heavily behind Lawrence.
- He fell very heavily on his, erm, backside.
- Dr. Lawrence was strolling at a leisurely pace, leaning rather heavily on his walking stick.
1.2(loudly)to breathe heavily — jadear
1.3(thickly)(underlined) con trazo gruesothe paint has been very heavily applied — se ha aplicado una capa muy gruesa de pintura
- she was heavily made-up — iba muy maquillada
- Now he is about to send heavily armed SDF troops there.
- By the way, if you do see him, these very nice, yet heavily armed people would very much like to have a word.
- It can be very difficult to be with someone who is affected by alcohol, particularly if they drink often and heavily.
- The company invested heavily in advertising to modernise its staid image.
- The costs of the weekend are heavily subsidised by the Foundation and by the Department.
- However, they were heavily defeated in wards they won last year.
- Newer media tend to grow from, or expand out of, older media; television drew heavily upon radio and film.
- The bacterial outbreak was attributed to the use of heavily diluted disinfectant.
- This comes, I think, from juxtapositions that strengthen the already heavily saturated colors of the images.
- The word beefy is used to indicate a powerful, perhaps heavily alcoholic wine, with a very chewy or mouth-filling impact.
- After initial success, the royalists were heavily defeated by superior forces.
- The money convoys and storage sites are heavily guarded.
- The bomber died in the explosion and the jeep was heavily damaged.
- I am lobbying pretty heavily for a spicy cranberry jelly from a jar.
- The cut to her shin was small, but was bleeding heavily.
- The city was heavily shelled during the war in the early 90s and is still struggling to recover.
- The victim suffered a badly cut mouth, which was bleeding heavily, two broken teeth and a bruised eye.
- But the mountains remain heavily forested and biologically diverse.
- A host of community groups have already heavily booked the vehicle to venues across the State.
- These poacher patrols are armed and the people they encounter can be heavily armed as well.
2.2(immoderately)(smoke/drink) en exceso(smoke/drink) más de la cuenta informal(gamble) fuerte
2.3(by a large margin)(outweigh) con muchowe were heavily outnumbered — ellos eran muchos más que nosotros
- Rangers lost heavily to the Canadian team — Rangers sufrió una derrota aplastante frente al equipo canadiense
- to be heavily in debt — tener muchas deudas
- The final design emphasizes its simplicity, heavily relying on upstage lighting technique and set movement.
- Decisions we make today will surely weigh heavily on the shape of the world we eventually leave.
- They began by relying heavily on friends and family to come to events.
- The heavily insulated egg plummeted to the ground.
- Collins also relies heavily on internal employee referrals to find good long-term staffers in the first place.
- Those runners heavily handicapped were in amongst the middle order starters.
- All exports are prevented and imports are heavily restricted, including fuel.
- It borrows heavily from The Matrix, as though daring us to point out the comparison.
- Many factory outlets sell winter accessories at heavily discounted prices.
- Already overburdened staff have to focus more heavily on information assurance versus asset protection.
- Undoubtedly, schools and universities are heavily involved in information.
- In Figure 1, year data is heavily skewed towards the late 1990s with a distinct upward trend peaking in 2000.
- Like many involved with the Spiritual Rights Foundation, they left heavily in debt.
- First, he relies heavily upon nepotism.
- Their combined forces heavily defeated Tilly at the Battle of Breitenfeld in September 1631.
- Above all, it is rich with the overpowering detail of heavily researched cultural history.
- In contrast, living systems rely heavily on information exchange between neighboring modules.
- A few minutes later we stood on the beach under a heavily clouded sky, looking out over a millpond sea.
- Thailand and Vietnam depend heavily on exports to power economic growth.
- My life now heavily revolves around the white stuff.
3.1(to a marked extent)a style heavily influenced by romanticism — un estilo con marcada / profunda influencia romántica
- they're heavily dependent / they depend heavily on these imports — dependen en alto grado de estas importaciones
- his English is heavily accented — habla inglés con un acento muy fuerte / con mucho acento
- the management is heavily criticized in the report — el informe critica duramente a la dirección
- he's heavily into Zen — le ha dado fuerte por el Zen
- heavily pregnant — en las últimas semanas del embarazo
3.2(severely)cigarettes should be more heavily taxed — los cigarrillos deberían llevar impuestos más altos
- all correspondence is heavily censored — toda la correspondencia está muy censurada
- the text has been heavily cut — el texto ha sido acortado drásticamente
3.3(in large numbers or amounts)the institution is heavily subsidized — la institución recibe cuantiosas / importantes subvenciones
- she lost heavily at the gambling tables — perdió mucho en las mesas de juego
- we were forced to borrow heavily to meet our commitments — nos vimos obligados a contraer considerables deudas para hacer frente a nuestras obligaciones
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