In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(event/document) importantewhich is more important to you, happiness or success? — ¿qué es más importante para ti, la felicidad o el éxito?
- these services are important to the community — estos servicios tienen gran importancia para la comunidad
- the most important thing is that you eat well — lo más importante es que comas bien
- It's hard to know where to start explaining how important and useful this book is.
- As we look into these issues it is important that we never lose sight of our basic values.
- It is important to avoid any further exposure to the sun until the burns have healed.
- You get the sense that the spaces between her words are just as important as the words themselves.
- Underlying this issue is the balance to be struck between two important interests.
- I keep in the forefront of my mind the very important public interest in freedom of the press.
- From this point of view, it is also very important to practice compassion and patience.
- This might sound basic, but remember to make up backup copies of those important files.
- Perhaps what is more important is the effect that any change in interest rates might have.
- It's important to exercise at least three times a week to avoid problems with the heart.
- They recognize that the national interest is an important value in world politics.
- It was an important game for me just to show that I could play in a bigger team.
- Frankly, we think there are a lot more important and interesting things to argue about.
- To me the writing is more important than wondering whether anyone is actually reading.
- Have you ever had something important to say only to find that you can't find the right words?
- These things are obviously important to us all and we turn our back on the consequences at our peril.
- I was made to feel an important part of the team, even though I was just tapping a computer.
- Glass is not the only transparent material, but it may have been the most important.
- This is a timely, important book which points at matters which are relevant to us all now.
- No one group has a monopoly on useful perspectives so an effective mix of views is important.
2(position/personage/person) importantehe's just trying to look important — está tratando de darse importancia
- The Bolton mummy was an important person and could have held a role such as a priest.
- I don't know too much about him, but he seemed like an important man and a good bloke.
- As one of his closest companions, Anne became an important member of the new regime.
- For my family are the most important people in my life. They are what I live and work for.
- The most important leader in every large church was a bishop who supervised other clergy.
- Her people admired her and she continued to be an important figure in her homeland.
- Each anecdote seems designed to remind us we are in the presence of a clever and important man.
- I know how to behave in front of important people and how to behave in everyday life.
- He was hosting a dinner at his home in Garon for several important figures in Azareal.
- They also offer trips for the business man who wants to impress an important client.
- Luke is the oldest and the least important employee of a dismal company that imports cloth.
- The traffic will part like the Red Sea to let them through because they're so important?
- Pupils met the most important citizen in the district when he paid a visit to their school.
- So we asked our own oracle to look at the year ahead for some of the most important people in Irish business.
- After all, in economic terms at least, a movie star is the most important person on the set.
- Suffice it to say that a very important person passed through my life this weekend.
- The important people have been informed of their duties and the day plan has been set in paper.
- You really can't have an important person slacking off like that in a time of crisis.
- Since then, he has fought his way back into credit and is now an important member of staff.
- The only time it was ever used was when my father had important people dining with him for business.
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