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(march of events)historia femininethroughout history — a lo largo de la historia
- the lessons of history — las lecciones de la historia
- the history of China/education — la historia de la China/de la educación
- the worst earthquake in history — el peor terremoto de la historia
- one of the biggest events in Wall Street/the country's history — uno de los mayores acontecimientos en la historia de Wall Street/del país
- a place in history — un lugar en la historia
- The series about the history of speed and the intense rivalry to be the fastest revisits the golden age of the train.
- And of course the whole history of the Caribbean is really marked by the slave experience.
- The second part deals with wars and international affairs whilst the third deals with economic and social history.
- It has been the most ill fated weekend of the whole Formula One racing history.
- The series explores the history of evil, what society means by the word evil, where it comes from and what society can do to deal with it.
- It was a remarkable event in modern political history and a first for a Chinese society.
- Not the least remarkable fact about this whole episode in British history is how the memory of it has been so successfully erased.
- In the whole of Tasmanian history, only one trooper was ever killed by Aborigines.
- This is the system which has been in place for the whole of motion picture history.
- In 1984 the Miners Strike, one of the most divisive events in modern British history, took place.
- The whole trend of British history since her accession has been comparatively downbeat.
- Plus, she changed the course of American history by refusing to give up her seat.
- By turning your head, you seemed to take in the whole sweep of Irish history, from the Vikings to the plantation.
- The background to this whole debate is the history of colonial and apartheid era land dispossession.
- This new three-part series charts the history of magic in Britain.
- Ryman herself now teaches courses based upon dance history, appreciation and dance notation.
- Many terrible things have taken place during the course of European history of which none of today's descendants can be proud.
- They blame Liverpool fans for destroying a whole era in football history and for ending the dominance of English clubs.
- This is the second time in the history of the series that the race has gone caution free.
- Mash, which became one of the most famous series in the history of television, was originally a novel.
1.2(subject)historia feminineeconomic/political/military history — historia económica/política/militar
- history of art — historia del arte
- He studied history at Edinburgh University and worked as a teacher before joining the city's Gateway Theatre.
- In this role, he has dedicated himself to the study of history more than to theology as such.
- At this point she started to study constitutional history and law.
- The director needs to study social life and history more profoundly and change his course.
- He was born in Danzig and studied philosophy and history of art in Berlin.
- To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning.
- There are other groups of Japanese and South Korean experts engaged in joint history studies.
- Socialists attempt to study history in order to intervene in our own society and change it for the better.
- I came to York last June to visit my girlfriend, who achieved a 3rd year in history studies there.
- He went to school in Wolverhampton and studied history and modern languages at Queens' College Cambridge.
- Upon further inquiries, I was told that humanities combines the study of geography and history.
- Thus begins Don Quixote, arguably the greatest single work of literature in human history.
- Gopal took to biographical studies within the parameters of political and social history.
- At school, my history teacher always used to say that the reason for studying the past was so that you could help shape a better future.
- An honest answer is that we do not know; that is why we do history and study current events.
- Born in Lisbon, he studied history, philosophy, and jurisprudence at the University of Lisbon.
- At 23, he is on the verge of completing a degree in history, politics and social studies.
- Did anyone ever apply evolutionary niche theory to human history, marrying Great Men to social forces?
- Ayn Rand said she studied history to learn how we got here, and philosophy so we'd know where to go.
- His downfall begins when he develops a feud with the charismatic history teacher, Mr Eccles.
1.3(book, account)historia feminineShakespeare's Histories — dramas históricos de Shakespeare masculine
- Never in the history of public welfare has so much been coordinated by so many for so few who spot the difference.
- They saw the history of the two institutions as intertwined with that of the U.S.
- In fact the prosecution was dropped; it was a landmark decision in the history of public gambling.
- You can probably find the detail if you look up the history of their public announcements.
- Local lighthouse enthusiasts could give public accounts of the history and future of their local light.
- This afternoon in Indianapolis is, by common consent, one of the most important in the history of Formula One.
- The agreement brought to an end the longest recorded session in the history of the Upper House.
- The implications of that are hugely important in the history of religion.
- The most illustrious record labels in the history of jazz have caught on to the fact that in the long run they are better off sticking together.
- It was arguably the most important game in the history of Woman's hockey at this school.
- I think it may be the most important election in the history of the Second Amendment.
- It was a historic day for the army but also an important day in the history of Irish military service.
- This was the most important week in the history of the new Conservative Party which she helped create.
- It's important to recount the history of that story and the lessons Howard learned.
- It is the highest recorded circulation in the history of the newspaper.
- Since the eclipse of the Commons' school of labor historiography in the 1960's, institutional histories of labor unions have become relatively rare.
- She should be a bit more familiar with the history of the institution in which she works.
2(record, background)historial masculinepersonal/family history — historial personal/familiar
- there's a history of madness in that family — ha habido casos de demencia en esa familia
- he has a history of heart trouble — ha tenido problemas cardíacos en el pasado
- Perhaps he was just losing his marbles; there was a history of insanity in his family.
- People at risk of diabetes included those with a family history of the condition and people who are overweight.
- They are more common in females and are associated with a history of chronic cystitis.
- Men who have a family history of prostate cancer are at higher risk and are more likely to be in the few whose lives are saved.
- We also suspect there is a genetic contribution, from a family history of the disease.
- Some cases have a family history of melanoma, suggesting a genetic contribution.
- By way of contrast, Guillermo Kuitca draws on a family history of displacement and diaspora.
- My family has a history of cholesterol problems, and my GP has warned me to watch my cholesterol levels.
- They say the health implications can be particularly serious if there is a family history of high blood pressure.
- At first it was thought he might be suffering from tuberculosis because there was a family history of the disease.
- A family history of heart disease is more common in women with coronary disease than men.
- I see lots of patients who have family histories of early heart disease, like she does.
- Another group of people who are at a higher risk are those with family histories of aneurysms.
- One clinic has already been given the right to use sex selection to prevent autism in families with a history of the condition.
- Pat, a father of six from Westport Co Mayo, came from a family with a history of heart problems.
- An easier way maybe would be to focus on screening people who have a family history of heart disease.
- The doctor also stressed the need for cancer screening by people whose family has a history of cancer.
- Mesereau said he was the victim of a trap set by a family with a history of milking celebrities.
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