In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(design/product/results) mejorar(chances) aumentarI want to improve my German — quiero mejorar mi alemán
- that new hairstyle has improved her looks — ese nuevo peinado la favorece mucho
- it improves your chances of promotion — aumenta tus posibilidades de ascenso
- to improve one's mind — cultivarse
- All physical symptoms improved substantially in the first month of antidepressant use but plateaued during the course of the study.
- On the face of it, our lives have improved beyond recognition.
- If the economy improves towards the end of this year, as expected, interest rates will start to rise.
- Sinusitis has been associated with asthma severity, and consistently, asthma symptoms frequently improve after sinusitis treatment.
- If the patient improves with the use of medication, no further evaluation may be necessary.
- For a short time his condition seemed to be improving but later on in the week he contracted pneumonia and one of his lungs collapsed.
- In fact, verbal ability and other knowledge-based abilities seem to improve with age.
- In developed countries over the past 30 years, better perinatal care has considerably improved these outcomes.
- With Wednesday's win, his record improves to three wins in seven starts.
- She said Bali's living conditions have now improved due to the increase in the tourism industry.
- Book cover design has improved drastically since the middle of the last decade.
- What should be done is use the money from the resulting fines to improve road safety conditions in these areas.
- Hotels, food, facilities, transport and entertainment have all improved beyond recognition.
- While the march of technology continually improves our health, it creates new scenarios and novel questions.
- His condition gradually improved over the course of several weeks of inpatient treatment.
- Outcomes were significantly improved with combination therapy.
- All aspects of sleep performance were significantly improved in the intervention group.
- Treatment for the condition has improved significantly in recent years following the introduction of a number of new drugs.
- Ultimately, the goal is to establish more accountability and improve teaching.
- Many also said that their health markedly improved when they began volunteer work.
2(property/premises) hacer mejoras en
1(weather/situation/work) mejorar(chances) aumentarhis health has improved — su salud ha mejorado
- things can only improve — las cosas no pueden sino mejorar
- let's hope the weather improves — esperemos que mejore el tiempo
- she's improved since she's been living on her own — ha mejorado / está mejor desde que vive sola
- her work has improved beyond all recognition — su trabajo ha mejorado increíblemente
- he improves on acquaintance — cae mejor a medida que uno lo va conociendo
- to improve with age/use — mejorar con el tiempo/uso
- this cake improves with keeping — este pastel mejora si se lo guarda un tiempo
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