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(person/ship/species) identificar(body) identificar(body) reconocerhe was identified as a member of the gang — se lo identificó como miembro de la banda
- The banks on the list will be exempt from identifying each individual client.
- Quickly identifying the venue, I politely greet the doorman, before signing in the guest book.
- The defendant was identified as the person who had broken the window and he was arrested.
- Last week, he finally buried his niece, after a delay in identifying her disfigured body.
- Pupils will learn how to identify plants and explore the ways that seeds can be dispersed.
- Under the scheme, face, iris and fingerprint scans will be used to identify people.
- It is understood the delay lies in formally identifying the remains.
- By a dozen unquestionable marks he identified the girl he had jested with the day before.
- He said that at the moment the head of a household filled in a postal registration form identifying all voters in the property.
- She did not know the name of the person at the bar, but could only identify the person as a male.
- Scientists now hope research into the gene will enable them to identify people most at risk.
- If we do decide to seek further clarification, then we will do so without identifying you in any shape or form whatsoever.
- It also helped in identifying them; learning how they behaved, what they ate and so on.
- The girl's mother had to listen to the tape to identify the voice of her daughter.
- The problem is and has always been the difficulty in actually identifying a young person's age.
- On this occasion we were able to identify a couple of people and made an arrest the next day.
- The images captured could also be useful in identifying people involved in other crimes.
- He appealed to the public to help in identifying people in the community who are supplying drugs.
- We are also working with the other school to identify this person and solve the problem.
- Social workers used these indicators to identify a local family as satanic abusers.
1.2(ascertain)identificarthey failed to identify the problem — no lograron identificar el problema
- There will be a prize for the first person to correctly identify my rash statement.
- Now we are using the workshops to identify young people who can appear in the film.
- People who properly identify the source of my name rise tremendously in my estimation.
- The International Labour Organisation identifies the following factors that indicate forced labour.
- Perhaps one day we will be able to identify a gene that drives people to compulsively kill.
- Before we can identify any turning points, it is necessary to establish a starting point.
- He is also quite correct in identifying future water problems in some areas of North America.
- Census data might be used to identify the number of people who should be in each subgroup.
- A committee of five children has been elected to help steer the scheme, identifying areas where work is needed.
- By watching the workings of our own mind we can learn how to identify these delusions.
- For about two years now, the paper has run a column identifying its own errors and shortcomings.
- Police are also examining his personal relationships to identify any reason for a grudge.
- Piaget is known for identifying the stages children go through as they mature.
- They work closely with health professionals, identifying people who would benefit.
- Because of the problems in identifying the infection early, the disease spread.
- By identifying the faulty cameras, we lay ourselves open to the accusation of encouraging criminality.
- Sensitivity refers to how good a test is at correctly identifying people who have the disease.
- Investigators were yesterday beginning the painstaking task of identifying the cause of the disaster.
- Quinnie passed the hours by identifying the countries that have won even fewer medals than us.
- He is identifying questions he raised about the use of psychology in an article of his.
- Grog-tempered pottery associated with the burials recovered from the site identify the occupation with the Miller Three complex, A.D.600-1000.
- They did not regard big US brands as identifying them with America itself.
- In political associations, the object of each man, is to identify his creed with that of his neighbor.
- Similarly Barthes identifies the ageless photograph with mourning, and de Man in a quotation above associates particularity with both random energy and ‘the power of death.’
- It has become comfortable to identify the term SAN with FC communications, but this has historically caused problems… and the problems are coming to roost.
- Demand for fundamental political reform became an established fact, and this demand was identified with support for the peace process.
- It has bitterly disappointed working class voters and its core supporters, who identified it with significant social reforms 20 years ago.
- There is also a strong tendency to identify the court with absolute rule.
- Leah, as feminist, takes issue with Hebrew as the language of ‘our fathers’ and closely identifies it with the father who rejected her.
- The US government has identified their military power with US corporate power so closely that a major American defeat would weaken every general, senior manager and privatiser on the globe.
- They are commodities that, in their mere visible presence veil the production process, and - like mood pictures - encourage their beholders to identify them with subjective fantasies and dreams.
- That was the first step, to make that proposal to them, identify a face with the name, understand the terms of the deal, etc.
- Someone who can be a strong advocate for the church which our school is identified with.
- Perhaps the need was to identify trailblazers with the creatures and natives always associated with trail; westering families would enter the country already with indigenous credentials.
- People closely identified the war with western corporate greed.
- Blacks don't identify the right with lower taxes or a strong national defense.
- Neither of those titans, however, are as indelibly linked to a single work the way Fitzgerald is identified with Gatsby; none of their works is a set text on as many high school or college courses.
- When physicists write or say ‘as Newton/Einstein/Bohr/Feynman once said…’, it immediately gives them authority by closely identifying them with one of the giants of physics - or so they think.
- Berlin seems to have believed in such a faculty, and identified it with empathy, but did not develop this view in his writings.
- An example of the last condition is the case of the mother who strongly identifies her son with a past abusive partner, ex-husband or other male figure.
1(reveal identity)to identify oneself — identificarse
2(link)to identify oneself with sth/sb — asociarse con algo/algn
1to identify with sb/sth — identificarse con algn/algo
- the heroine must be someone our readers can identify with — la heroína debe ser una persona con la que nuestras lectoras se puedan identificar
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