In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dificultarthe progress of the work was hindered by bad weather — el mal tiempo dificultó / entorpeció el progreso de las obras
- I don't intend to let this hinder my promotion — no pienso permitir que esto sea un obstáculo para mi ascenso
- Three factors complicate the abortion question and hinder us from reaching a national consensus.
- Once again my complete inability to draw a straight line is hindering me.
- In retrospect, he can see that far from hindering him the college authorities gave him every assistance.
- On the road, Colin meets various 2D comedy locals who help and hinder him in his travels.
- We had planned to be in a new building by this stage, but bureaucracy has hindered us.
- The most recent campaigns have moved the anti-walker argument on again, to claim that baby-walkers hinder normal child development.
- The only thing that was hindering me was my ankle.
- He won't do anything that will hinder him as a player, and he will do nothing that reduces his standing as a man.
- To a country boy only seven years old it is terrifying, but Jack is determined his handicap is not going to hinder him.
- Here again, Robinson is hindered rather than helped by one of his own.
- He's hindered by the revival of a gift he had in childhood.
- I am more able to work things out now but sometimes the flashbacks hinder me.
- Howard was a hard man on Home Office issues but it hindered him at the polls.
- ‘Financial concerns are the number one thing hindering me from having another baby,’ said Claire, a commercial property agent.
- At least the latter should not hinder him anymore.
- The car park in Kew Foot Road is often full, hindering patients who have no other choice but to drive there as they are not fully mobile.
- At times there are other things that hinder you in granting that wish.
- Or should it simply get out of the way and stop hindering fathers who want to do right by their children?
- Blind faith in an over-subscribed, vainglorious myth will only hinder you.
- Will this not hinder other children and slow down progress as a whole?
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