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
- Biting his earlobe as had little effect, other than the imprint of the teeth on his skin.
- There was an imprint in the dirt there, as if someone had been sleeping there for years.
- 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.
- 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.
- More bruises covered her thighs, in the shape of fingers and whole hands, perfect imprints on her once-perfect skin.
- Charlie followed the shallow imprints in the ground, until the tracks came to a flat rock.
- A red imprint marked my waist where my stockings' elastic had pressed.
- I could feel her nails leaving imprints on my palm.
- 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.
- She's leaning there, supported by the banister, swaying slightly, keys clutched leaving imprints in her right hand.
- 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.
- Daniel examined the seal, not at all surprised to see the faint imprint of the historian's mark in the wax.
- 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.
- His grey polyester slacks have white diamond shape imprints from leaning against the dusty fence.
- Their webbed feet made small imprints on the sand.
- But last year an imprint of his address was scientifically detected on one of the envelopes and he was finally caught.
- When you think about forensic evidence, you probably imagine detectives looking for droplets of blood, traces of fingerprints or imprints of shoes.
- There were recent skid marks beneath the snow and frozen tire imprints in the ice, which coincided with the man's story.
- There are tread marks leading up to where the imprints are, so I follow them.
1.2(intellectual, spiritual)huella femininemarca feminineimpronta feminine literary
- 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.
- It will take some years for the Government to address apartheid's imprint of geographic, institutional and social separation.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- His spell at Cambridge left an indelible imprint on the young Howard.
- I know teachers with the extraordinary power to make a lasting imprint on a young child's life.
- We carry the imprint of this experience for life, even into our dying.
- They believe that the imprint of God's creative genius is upon every human being.
- The floodgates of knowledge unlocked in Muslim Spain left their lasting imprints on every conceivable domain of the Western society.
- They can either follow the president's lead or seek to put their imprint on presidential policies.
- His poetics of protest that projects the writer as a revolutionary bears the unmistakable imprint of Marxist thought.
- His imprint on us can emerge and shine brightly for all to see.
- 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.
- 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.
- As he points out, imagination is not just the passive faculty that retains the imprint left by sensation.
- 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.
- Each will leave a unique and lasting imprint on the historically Black institutions they've headed.
- Even more significant were the indelible imprints left on an emboldened and much mightier financial sector.
2Printinga children's imprint — una editorial infantil
- it is published under the Axis imprint — se publica bajo el sello (editorial) de Axis
- She has also had books published under the Kensington and St. Martin's paperback imprints.
- Despite the good news, some authors worry about the message they are sending by publishing under imprints aimed at specific communities.
- These title pages generally provide the title of the play, the name of the dramatist, and the printer's device and imprint.
- For example, Donna Hill is the lead author for Kensington Publishing's Dafina, a new imprint for romance novels.
- 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.
- Major publishing houses responded to this trend by establishing imprints, such as DC's Vertigo, that publishes comics aimed at a mature audience.
- One day, quite by chance, I happened to look at the imprint of my copy and noticed it was a First Edition.
- 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.
- Penguin imprints include Michael Joseph, Allen Lane, Hamish Hamilton, Viking, and a good few more.
- And in a very imaginative marketing ploy, it was published simultaneously in both adult and children's imprints.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Even if they're no longer independent companies, they still exist as imprints.
- 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.
- Publishers Time-Warner, Random House, and HarperCollins all have religious imprints.
- So I have what is known as an imprint, it's an arm of a publishing house.
- It was published by The Lyons Press, an imprint of The Globe Pequot Press
- Random House trade imprints now publish lead titles as print books and e-books simultaneously.
- [She's] working on two books to be published by Atria, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.
- And, most significant of all, he tells us that ‘several major imprints are struggling.'
- Decorated in a traditional Tuscan style, several of the inner walls and ceilings are frescoed in pastoral scenes, and imprinted in the stone fireplace is a hand-carved rendition of the Last Supper.
- The spiky heals were imprinted in the ground and the toe part was facing Ginger.
- They wore chain-mail armor, complete with steel knee guards and spears, and on their heads, they wore helmets imprinted with a foreign symbol I had never seen before.
- Inside the brood nest and each super box are 9 or 10 frames for comb-containing foundation, thin sheets of beeswax or plastic that are imprinted with a honeycomb pattern.
- His slippers were imprinted with his toes and heels.
- He told the jury the bloodstained footprints found in the hall had a distinctive zig-zag pattern that was also found imprinted in soft soil where the killer escaped through the back garden.
- Now she trod upon the dirt, imprinting her mark into the damp mud and fragments of brown snow, snow which all too often enticed her forwards into false light.
- The easiest way to stamp concrete is to imprint texture only.
- Worse, though, is the danger posed by the wheel-tracks left imprinted in the wet sand.
- For one thing, the mud is imprinted with wavy bumps, or corrugations, the marks left by the water at high tide.
- The curious creatures wander into the tunnel and leave their footmarks imprinted in the clay, alerting staff to their presence.
- Daniels invented concrete stamps that can imprint curving border patterns in concrete.
- The surface is unevenly imprinted with finger marks, and it has sprouted a pair of copper hoops.
- There were many old horse prints and wagon tracks imprinted in the packed snow, but what concerned Kalif were the many footprints, fresh footprints, that littered the newly-fallen powder.
- The ammunition lot number is imprinted (stamped without ink) on the outside of the right tuck flap of the 50-round box.
- His shoulder was bleeding heavily from the teeth marks that had been imprinted in his skin.
- Medals will be imprinted with the F - 117 Nighthawk, this year's featured aircraft.
- But, as she shuffled her feet in the leaves, her sharp gray eyes caught sight of something imprinted in the frozen ground.
- The outline of my hand is imprinted in red on her face.
- The wax on the envelope was imprinted with the unmistakable Papal Seal.
2(on mind)grabarher last words were imprinted on my memory — sus últimas palabras (se) me quedaron grabadas en la memoria
- Every battle he had ever entered was forever imprinted in his mind.
- The picture of the murder scene was firmly imprinted in her mind.
- The image of her gliding effortlessly towards us in slow motion will forever be imprinted in my memory.
- The Dante he recited in Auschwitz was imprinted in his memory during his schooldays in Turin.
- Those sights and sounds that were imprinted in me as a child began to surface.
- I'm sure that that number is indelibly imprinted in his brain.
- Her image was imprinted very clearly in his mind.
- The words were still imprinted in my brain, something I always believed I could forget but never could.
- They hope to make their extraordinary acts of romantic courtship a moment indelibly imprinted on the minds of their lovers.
- I just want him to have the same image imprinted in his memory that I have in mine.
- For me, that detour came more than 20 years ago - and the date, Jan. 5, 1982, is imprinted permanently in my mind.
- The layout of the maze was imprinted in my head and I knew if I needed to, that could be used to my advantage.
- Now that I'm a parent, I have to confront the fact that what I do not hide from my daughter in her first few years will imprint itself on her mind in unpredictable ways.
- Others have acknowledged that the Ulster experience is indelibly imprinted in the artist's psyche.
- The contrast between his eyes, in which all hope has been extinguished, and those of his captors, who looked like their next stop would be a movie or a coffee, is imprinted in my memory.
- Since this was our only formal meeting, the event is indelibly imprinted in my memory.
- Henceforth an image of revolutionary upheaval would be deeply imprinted on France's collective memory.
- Only constant repetition will succeed in imprinting an idea on the memory of a crowd.
- However, the image was clearly imprinted inside his mind.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.