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(not susceptible)to be immune to sth — ser inmune a algo
- he was immune to her charms — era inmune a sus encantos
- I've had measles, so I'm immune — ya he tenido el sarampión, así que estoy inmunizado
- she was immune to persuasion — nada logró persuadirla
- she's not immune to doubt — no está libre de que la asalte la duda
- Even though men are often centralised in these knowledge systems, it does not mean that they are immune to their influence.
- Is reform possible in a people so immune to reason?
- At the same time, the hype notwithstanding, large parts of the country remain immune to media influence.
- Ohhhhhh but I am not easily affected by any man - I am immune!
- Foreign policy coordination is mostly immune to specific goals or timetables.
- I guess there are only so many classics and back home you almost become immune to their charms.
- Consumer electronics has so far appeared relatively immune to the economic downturn.
- His ambition fueled him onward, rendering him immune to pain or trivial distractions.
- This is unfortunate, since he has usually been immune to such literary affectations.
- Hidden behind ever-present sunglasses, he appeared immune to pressure.
- So maybe I'm not completely immune to those seasonal influences either…
- Analyses and opinions were not immune to those influences.
- Graceful and outgoing to others, they seem almost immune to tension and anxiety.
- Being supposedly immortal did not make me immune to pain.
- We could see their love and it rubbed off on us - or at least it rubbed off on those not so opposed to the man as to be immune to such influence.
- The political class has become largely immune to the heartache of war.
1.2(system/response) inmunológicoimmune serum — suero inmune masculine
- People whose immune systems have fought the infection will then be immune to TB.
- As every flu season tells us, developed nations are far from immune to communicable disease.
- A blood test will show whether you are already immune to the hepatitis A virus, due to previous infection.
- Once someone has had chickenpox, they are immune to further infection.
- Most women of childbearing age are immune to rubella because they either were vaccinated or had the illness during childhood.
- What's more, the genes he inherited from those fortunate forebears may have made him largely immune to HIV.
- Travelers to these areas should be immune to polio.
- More people were also already immune to the disease.
- This is an inactive version of the infection and the body produces antibodies to fight it so that you are then immune to it.
- Contracting the disease once does not render a person immune to future infections, which is why getting routine boosters is so important.
- All of this is narrated by Michael, the only one of the quartet immune to the infection.
- And in case anybody at home thinks allergists are immune to getting allergies themselves, you yourself get shots.
- Even if you know you have had the rubella vaccination, your body may not have made enough antibodies to make you immune to the virus, so it is best to check.
- If you are thinking about becoming pregnant, make sure that you are immune to rubella through a blood test or proof of immunization.
- No area in the United States is immune to head lice.
- Birds that exhibit no infection may be immune to parasites or susceptible but not yet exposed.
- In this way, vaccinations allow you to become immune to an infection without having the illness first.
- When a human being becomes immune to an infection, the immunity is usually due to blood cells, lymphocytes, that produce antibodies.
- Most adults are immune to mono after age 18 (their body fights the virus so they don't get sick).
- Those who were born before 1956 are considered to be immune to measles and mumps and don't require these vaccines.
2(exempt)immune from sth
- immune from taxation — con inmunidad fiscal
- diplomats are immune from prosecution — los diplomáticos gozan de inmunidad
- none of us is immune from the effects of the recession — a todos nos afecta la recesión
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