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(physical)marca femininehuella feminineto leave an imprint on/in sth — dejar una marca / huella en algo
- Their webbed feet made small imprints on the sand.
- Still flushed with anger, I rose from the bench, placing my hands flat against the table and so hard that I was sure I was leaving imprints on the wooden surface.
- A red imprint marked my waist where my stockings' elastic had pressed.
- Traditional seals derive their authenticity from the imprint of the sealer; the challenge for electronic commerce is to devise a similar system to validate digital information.
- There are tread marks leading up to where the imprints are, so I follow them.
- His grey polyester slacks have white diamond shape imprints from leaning against the dusty fence.
- One arm clutched her towel while the other held her clothes bundled together at her side, the soft steps of her feet leaving damp imprints on the brown carpet.
- But last year an imprint of his address was scientifically detected on one of the envelopes and he was finally caught.
- Biting his earlobe as had little effect, other than the imprint of the teeth on his skin.
- Alice discovers the remarkable detail that these imprints reveal about the people and about the strange prehistoric animals that were living on the coast 5,000 years ago.
- There were recent skid marks beneath the snow and frozen tire imprints in the ice, which coincided with the man's story.
- Charlie followed the shallow imprints in the ground, until the tracks came to a flat rock.
- I could feel her nails leaving imprints on my palm.
- More bruises covered her thighs, in the shape of fingers and whole hands, perfect imprints on her once-perfect skin.
- His feet had already left deep imprints in the thick red carpet and the suit collar was driving him to distraction.
- An imprint in the dirt and scuff marks on her boots proved this, and they said the boots had helped her cling to the fence.
- Daniel examined the seal, not at all surprised to see the faint imprint of the historian's mark in the wax.
- When you think about forensic evidence, you probably imagine detectives looking for droplets of blood, traces of fingerprints or imprints of shoes.
- There was an imprint in the dirt there, as if someone had been sleeping there for years.
- She's leaning there, supported by the banister, swaying slightly, keys clutched leaving imprints in her right hand.
1.2(intellectual, spiritual)huella femininemarca feminineimpronta feminine literary
- The bicycle is an interesting example of a technology, which in its popularity last century began to affect the architecture of the landscape, before the automobile left its indelible imprint.
- His imprint on us can emerge and shine brightly for all to see.
- They can either follow the president's lead or seek to put their imprint on presidential policies.
- The area long ago began to be gentrified, but it still bears the imprint of its recent history in somewhat lower house prices than the adjacent suburb of Nightcliff proper.
- They believe that the imprint of God's creative genius is upon every human being.
- Each will leave a unique and lasting imprint on the historically Black institutions they've headed.
- His spell at Cambridge left an indelible imprint on the young Howard.
- As he points out, imagination is not just the passive faculty that retains the imprint left by sensation.
- But wind farms leave imprints on the environment, too, says the University of Calgary professor.
- The time I spent with James has left an indelible imprint on my mind.
- It will take some years for the Government to address apartheid's imprint of geographic, institutional and social separation.
- The country will forever be poorer without Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela, but their imprint is so strong that we can follow the path of their leadership, even when they've moved on.
- Even more significant were the indelible imprints left on an emboldened and much mightier financial sector.
- The imprints of these influences will not all be equally visible in adulthood and hence may be overlooked by studies that have information about individuals only in middle and old age.
- When this is compounded over time, the effect is a lasting imprint in the mind of the child - so much so that the child carries the experience with them into their adult life with disastrous results.
- I know teachers with the extraordinary power to make a lasting imprint on a young child's life.
- However, all stages left their indelible imprints in the vast reservoir of human knowledge and each stage was symbiotically linked to the other, in the sense that each left valuable resources for the next.
- His poetics of protest that projects the writer as a revolutionary bears the unmistakable imprint of Marxist thought.
- The floodgates of knowledge unlocked in Muslim Spain left their lasting imprints on every conceivable domain of the Western society.
- We carry the imprint of this experience for life, even into our dying.
2Printinga children's imprint — una editorial infantil
- it is published under the Axis imprint — se publica bajo el sello (editorial) de Axis
- For example, Donna Hill is the lead author for Kensington Publishing's Dafina, a new imprint for romance novels.
- To redress this balance, an Oxford-based publishing firm has launched Transita, a new imprint devoted exclusively to books by and about older women.
- It is published by Highdown, an imprint of Raceform Ltd, Compton, Newbury and is priced at £17.99stg.
- The new name to watch in Scottish publishing is Birlinn, which has been busy buying up imprints (notably Polygon) and is clearly intent on making its own mark as a publishing house of national importance.
- And in a very imaginative marketing ploy, it was published simultaneously in both adult and children's imprints.
- Major publishing houses responded to this trend by establishing imprints, such as DC's Vertigo, that publishes comics aimed at a mature audience.
- It was published by The Lyons Press, an imprint of The Globe Pequot Press
- The problem with today's publishing is that behind all the imprints we see on spines, most books are the product of just four multinational media conglomerates.
- She has also had books published under the Kensington and St. Martin's paperback imprints.
- Random House trade imprints now publish lead titles as print books and e-books simultaneously.
- So I have what is known as an imprint, it's an arm of a publishing house.
- Rather like looking at introductions and conclusions, and imprints, and bibliographies, and so on… I'd be very suspicious of any piece of info which appeared to exist in a vacuum.
- Despite the good news, some authors worry about the message they are sending by publishing under imprints aimed at specific communities.
- Even if they're no longer independent companies, they still exist as imprints.
- The publication in Paris was by a bookseller, Sylvia Beach, under the imprint Shakespeare & Co, who had no experience of publishing at all, let alone so substantial and complex a work.
- Publishers Time-Warner, Random House, and HarperCollins all have religious imprints.
- These title pages generally provide the title of the play, the name of the dramatist, and the printer's device and imprint.
- [She's] working on two books to be published by Atria, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.
- So English and Canadian readers will get books that are identical except for the imprint and copyright pages.
- His new book with M.F. Husain, Kerala: God's Own Country, has just been published by Books Today, an imprint of India Today.
- One day, quite by chance, I happened to look at the imprint of my copy and noticed it was a First Edition.
- Penguin imprints include Michael Joseph, Allen Lane, Hamish Hamilton, Viking, and a good few more.
- And, most significant of all, he tells us that ‘several major imprints are struggling.'
2(on mind)grabarher last words were imprinted on my memory — sus últimas palabras (se) me quedaron grabadas en la memoria
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