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(that is the reason for)de ahíhence my surprise — de ahí mi sorpresa
- I have a brother who was a miracle as my Mum was told she couldn't have children, hence the reason they adopted me.
- We decided to show them how much we appreciate their presence - hence the reason we wore orange at the final.
- Some of the best broccoli is grown in the south of Italy, hence the reason it is also called calabrese, from Calabria.
- Alcohol is water soluble, hence the reason why you go to the toilet so many times when you're out on the tiles.
- But that does not stop them being valid reasons and hence does not make following them any the less rational.
- Writing is often a means of release for me, hence the reason for this blog.
- Such a slowdown wasn't entirely expected, hence the reason the shares have only fallen a few per cent today.
- Undernutrition is hence not only a consequence of poverty but also a cause.
- Most houses are built on the highest sites, hence the reason some frogs end up in gardens and even indoors if they get a chance.
- We have to take certain steps backwards to move forward and hence the reason to sell publishing.
- Sleeping patterns may also be affected, hence the reason that young people go to bed later and get up later.
- The inaccuracies stimulate a lot of class discussion and hence facilitate a lot of learning.
- The executive is not looking after the interests of the people, hence the reason for the crime rate.
- Xylem cavitation was not a research topic in the 1960s, hence there was no reason for Scholander to dwell on this issue.
- Most people don't pay for shareware if they can help it, hence the limited use period most shareware has.
- Of course, rates could rise, hence the reason fixing them makes sense for many people.
- Target dates of the original plan were over-ambitious, hence the reason for a review of the targets.
- This was a chapter that I edited a LOT quite quickly, hence the typos.
- In the meanwhile a new drummer was broken in, hence the material that figures here.
- Rule of mob is deaf to the voices of reason, and hence the rule of mob must be stopped at all costs.
1.2(therefore)por lo tantopor consiguientethey have become cheaper, and hence affordable to more people — se han abaratado y por lo tanto / por consiguiente se han hecho asequibles para un mayor número de personas
2.1formal (from now)a few hours/years hence — dentro de algunas horas/algunos años
- the property must be vacated 12 days hence — el inmueble debe ser desocupado en 12 días a partir de hoy
- Mercifully, when McConnell strolls into Scotstoun a week hence, she will be accorded her due recognition.
- It is this practice that he spends all his time doing now, but there were others he spent a lot of time doing in New York many years hence.
2.2archaic (from here)get thee hence! — ¡fuera de aquí!
- A colony which goes from hence to settle in a waste country, if they have an express constitution by charter, (or so far as that is silent), carries with them such part of the laws of England as is adapted to, and proper for their situation.
- And Joseph took an oath of the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence.
- They spared him a little before he went from hence and was seen no more.
- And then they went from hence, and were seen no more.
- Fathers, from hence trust not your daughters' minds by what you see them act.
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