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
- Is reform possible in a people so immune to reason?
- This is unfortunate, since he has usually been immune to such literary affectations.
- 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.
- Even though men are often centralised in these knowledge systems, it does not mean that they are immune to their influence.
- Ohhhhhh but I am not easily affected by any man - I am immune!
- Analyses and opinions were not immune to those influences.
- I guess there are only so many classics and back home you almost become immune to their charms.
- Hidden behind ever-present sunglasses, he appeared immune to pressure.
- Graceful and outgoing to others, they seem almost immune to tension and anxiety.
- Being supposedly immortal did not make me immune to pain.
- The political class has become largely immune to the heartache of war.
- Consumer electronics has so far appeared relatively immune to the economic downturn.
- So maybe I'm not completely immune to those seasonal influences either…
- His ambition fueled him onward, rendering him immune to pain or trivial distractions.
- At the same time, the hype notwithstanding, large parts of the country remain immune to media influence.
- Foreign policy coordination is mostly immune to specific goals or timetables.
1.2(system/response) inmunológicoimmune serum — suero inmune masculine
- Once someone has had chickenpox, they are immune to further infection.
- Travelers to these areas should be immune to polio.
- Most adults are immune to mono after age 18 (their body fights the virus so they don't get sick).
- More people were also already immune to the disease.
- What's more, the genes he inherited from those fortunate forebears may have made him largely immune to HIV.
- Birds that exhibit no infection may be immune to parasites or susceptible but not yet exposed.
- When a human being becomes immune to an infection, the immunity is usually due to blood cells, lymphocytes, that produce antibodies.
- Contracting the disease once does not render a person immune to future infections, which is why getting routine boosters is so important.
- Those who were born before 1956 are considered to be immune to measles and mumps and don't require these vaccines.
- People whose immune systems have fought the infection will then be immune to TB.
- In this way, vaccinations allow you to become immune to an infection without having the illness first.
- All of this is narrated by Michael, the only one of the quartet immune to the infection.
- As every flu season tells us, developed nations are far from immune to communicable disease.
- 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.
- This is an inactive version of the infection and the body produces antibodies to fight it so that you are then immune to it.
- 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.
- A blood test will show whether you are already immune to the hepatitis A virus, due to previous infection.
- Most women of childbearing age are immune to rubella because they either were vaccinated or had the illness during childhood.
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
- Royalty are not immune from their effects, as we have seen all too clearly.
- However, this obviously does not mean that free software advocates are immune from software bugs and configuration problems.
- And the day power becomes immune from criticism is the day democracy dies.
- But the party that sits to my right is not immune from criticism, either.
- In the old days, such a manager would have been largely immune from prosecution.
- How could these guys operate for more than a decade immune from prosecution?
- Although no facility can be considered immune to attack, some are less likely targets than others.
- Commercial free speech is protected, but it is not immune from regulation.
- The company claims it is immune from the suit because users legally copy music for personal use.
- When that was the case, were they regarded as being immune from liability for negligence?
- That it happens at all is nonetheless deeply troubling for a nation that has long thought itself immune from the kind of social malaise that it liked to characterise as a western problem.
- No one in the world can consider themselves immune from its potentially disastrous effects.
- Fitzgerald believes the group should be relatively immune to economic slowdown.
- Politics beckoned, not just because it offered an outlet for his rhetorical brilliance and restless ambition, but also because MPs were immune from prosecution.
- Our tourism industry is not immune from the economic pressures which have moved much of the electronics industry to Eastern Europe and the Far East, and financial services to India.
- They are also rendered legally immune from any wrongful, illegal and criminal acts the corporation might commit in their search for profits.
- The Attorney General and Crown attorneys are immune from civil suit except in the case of malicious prosecution.
- In the past, the Vatican has been treated as a sovereign state immune from prosecution.
- Nevertheless, if the worst happened, we would not be immune from the effects of such an attack.
- Historically, firms have been virtually immune from lawsuits based on their decisions relating to their own partners.
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