In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in collision)impacto masculineit exploded on impact — estalló al hacer impacto
- The very sound of the word triggers associations with rubber bumpers or lips, objects that create contact, absorb impact.
- This technique allows the sole of the club to contact the grass at impact and slide easily under the ball.
- She said the impact of the smash knocked the door off its hinges.
- With residue, the raindrop impact is absorbed and erosion is reduced.
- All these measures, enforced by law or adopted by choice, reduce the risk of serious injury from crash impact.
- Pollen indicates that this formation is Tertiary, coming shortly after the meteor impact at the end of the Cretaceous.
- If a meteor impact causes a nuclear winter, then the ability to lie dormant would have improved your chances.
- But the extra pounds around his waist took some of the impact from the blow and prevented more serious injury.
- The features that look like craters have the wrong proportions to be impact craters.
- Basically, due to the internal injuries from the impact, bile had contaminated the entire body cavity, making it smell foul.
- The rear safety tests measure how well a seat/head restraint protects a passenger against neck injury in rear impacts at low to moderate speeds.
- No helmet could have prevented the head injuries received in an impact of this speed, not even an airbag.
- Triton's surface has relatively few impact craters, suggesting that it is young.
- A fellow council worker, who had just got out of the vehicle and was standing close at the time of the impact, suffered serious injuries.
- No leg muscle escapes the wrath of the roller blade and, as inline skating is a low impact exercise, it has the benefit of being easy on the joints.
- His passenger suffered fatal injuries in the impact.
- I actually saw three people walk into display stands - not just brushing impacts, but full-on whacks.
- The car comes as standard with a driver's and front passenger's airbag as well as side curtain airbags to prevent injury in side impacts.
- To reduce the likelihood of whiplash injuries during rear impacts, a new front seat design has been adopted.
- It is believed he died from multiple injuries caused by the impact of the collisions.
2(effect)impacto masculinewhat will the environmental impact of these measures be? — ¿qué impacto tendrán estas medidas sobre el medio ambiente?
- the movie had a major impact on public opinion — la película impactó a / tuvo un gran impacto sobre la opinión pública
- this will have little impact on the budget deficit — esto hará muy poca mella en el déficit presupuestario
- "I feel like I've had an impact off the bench, " he says.
- The immediate impact of his intervention was to sidetrack preventative campaigns.
- The study demonstrated that pharmacists can have a significant positive impact on drug therapy outcomes in a selected disease state.
- European-style regulations of information collection would have a tremendous negative economic impact.
- The findings of a health impact assessment are often limited by financial and time costs.
- Firstly, let me reassure you, I've read your victim impact statements.
- Moreover, advances in medicine and medical technology have had a marked impact on the process of dying.
- Early detection, treatment and intervention are essential to minimize the long-term negative impact of maternal depression.
- Evidence and intuition suggest that this sort of farming has a devastating impact on the environment.
- Two weeks before the draft, almost everyone looks like a potential impact player.
- We must continually evaluate the impact of each change on the product as a whole.
- She made an immediate impact on the Quaker community.
- All these influences have had an impact on me becoming who and what I am today.
- The introduction of these foreign organisms can have a devastating impact on marine environments.
- The screening opinion had contemplated that a traffic impact assessment would be carried out.
- We'll examine its impact on the economy when we come back.
- The adverse effect immediately made an impact on the company's financial performance.
- Work with your doctor to lessen their impact on your life.
- Each of these planks has an enormous negative environmental impact and, at best, mixed economic impacts.
- So the potential environmental impact is markedly reduced by that.
1(strike)hacer impactoto impact against / on sth — chocar contra/ hacer impacto con algo
- The tropical storm force winds are likely to be impacting the southeast Florida coast by then, and the hurricane force winds will likely reach the coast by tomorrow night.
- The biggest concern is for low-lying areas on the southeast of the island that will be impacted, we understand, by dawn tomorrow.
- He saw a suddenly flash, and he was almost knocked off his feet as a weapon impacted the outer shields of the transport.
- This is not to say that the effect of a charging horse impacting a foot soldier was inconsequential, or even incidental.
- It impacted a tank just seconds before a near miss knocked the right track from their Bradley.
- To punctuate that thought, she let rip with a six-round burst, the rounds impacting the windshield.
- Depending on the orientation of the magnetic field carried by the CME cloud, it may cause a magnetic storm when it impacts the Earth's own magnetic field.
- We had earlier thought Cuba might be impacted by Sunday, but now it looks like the storm is really going to slow down.
- I nearly winced as my fist collided with a heavy hand, blocking it from impacting his face.
- Bullets whistle by from right to left and even bullets impacting the dirt sound real.
- Bullets impacted the floor around me as I pulled the trigger and fired back.
- We scrambled in opposite directions just as the foot came straight down impacting the earth below.
- Trying to save his crew and himself he guided the Liberator as it crashed through trees and impacted the ground on an almost even keel.
- This eruption may cause auroral displays and magnetic storm activity when it impacts the Earth's magnetic field sometime Friday.
- He knew that if even one missile impacted a ship, it would cause serious damage and destruction.
- Quite what a flying jellyfish looks like as it impacts the faceplate of your snorkel mask is still a mystery to me, but they seemed to be enjoying it.
2(affect)to impact on sth — tener un impacto sobre algo
- It has impacted on local businesses within the area and upon our personal and family lives.
- Weather conditions might also impact negatively on voter turnout.
- Name one sport, one hobby or one past-time that hasn't been impacted on by the times we live in.
- As groups, they were expected to retain strong cultural links that impacted on family structures and child raising patterns.
- He blamed the slow increase in rural incomes as the major factor impacting adversely on the expansion of domestic demand.
- There are a couple of significant factors impacting our rural economy today.
- ‘It has impacted on a number of businesses,’ he said.
- No other media seemed to realize that Bermuda was impacted on a very large scale.
- How has that impacted on your thinking in all of this?
- Systems that directly impact our ability to accomplish our mission should be the first on our list.
- I think everybody realises that when you have development some areas obviously will be impacted on and nobody can deny that.
- Osteoporosis and fractures resulting from it can significantly impact on the quality of life of organ transplant recipients.
- The bottom line is that the Government dividends impact directly on programme quality.
- Women are often disregarded in decision-making and camp management, even when the decisions directly impact their daily lives.
- In the chapter on children there is a description of their games on the street and discussion on how the family's problems impacted on the children.
- Turning to helicopters, he said a number of factors impacted negatively on the air force's operational readiness.
- To trust someone involves taking a risk, as you are letting someone else impact what happens to you.
- Wouldn't it adversely impact our ability to function in the world?
- The privatisation of politics has also impacted on political elites.
- Several factors inherent to contemporary economics also impact adversely on the prospects for teaching Marxism.
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