In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(size/number) aumentar(prices) aumentar(prices) subir(popularity/influence) crecer(popularity/influence) aumentar(production/trade/output) aumentar(output/trade/production) incrementarse formal(crime/power/knowledge/wealth) aumentar(love/joy/pain) aumentar(temperature/pressure) aumentar(temperature/pressure) subir(speed/rate) aumentar(wind/rain) arreciarto increase in sth
- to increase in size/weight — aumentar de tamaño/peso
- to increase in number/popularity/importance — crecer en número/popularidad/importancia
- to increase in length — alargarse
- to increase in value — aumentar de valor
- The tall buildings increase wind drag on the city, resulting in vertical velocities - essentially a boiling action - that can enhance rainfall.
- Yet, instead of increasing as predicted, air pollutants have dramatically declined.
- By the following day, the amount of food in the feeding spots will have increased again.
- The colour of the energy beam changed from green to bright red as the power increased.
- Police put this down to increased awareness and confidence in the way it is handled.
- There comes a point at long distance that the helical starts increasing the size of the groups.
- They had the choice of increasing the size of the dairy herd or changing the system completely.
- A new sleeping pill that increases dreaming sleep improves memory capacity, according to the results of new research.
- The only practical, long-term solution to increasing lamb survival on both an individual flock basis and on an industry-wide basis is through selection.
- Historical records of solar activity indicate that solar radiation has been increasing since the late 19th century.
- Inequality in our society is increasing and for those at the bottom things are getting worse.
- Intensity of the job has increased and so has the number of patients going through the system.
- His ideas have been ripped off for years and years, and with increasing frequency.
- At first she worked less than a full day and then increased the amount of time at her job.
- In some cases, peaks could be obtained by increasing the amount of leaf material used.
- The core of the movement has been increasing in size and in depth of knowledge.
- The geometry on this racquet aids the beginner by increasing stability and power.
- The ordinary fan is continually forced to part with ever increasing amounts of money.
- The proposal was aimed at increasing the number of organs available for transplant.
- The operators are reducing the amount they pay out and increasing the amount they take in.
1(number/size) aumentar(prices) aumentar(prices) subir(trade/output) aumentar(trade/output) incrementar formal(wealth/knowledge) aumentar(knowledge/wealth) acrecentar(difficulty/pain/noise/joy) aumentarwe are increasing our efforts to find them — estamos multiplicando / redoblando nuestros esfuerzos para encontrarlos
- it will increase your chances — te dará más posibilidades
- with increased efficiency — con mayor eficiencia
- his increased popularity is due in part to … — su mayor popularidad se debe en parte a …
1aumento masculineincremento masculine formala rent/price increase — un aumento del alquiler/precio
- an increase of 30% in the number of applicants — un aumento del 30% en el número de candidatos
2(rise in pay)aumento masculine
- He went on to say that there had been a gentle increase in the church activities.
- No money was available to cover pay rises, and if increases were given jobs could be lost.
- Etes say that the increase in the size of the show owes a great deal to the change of venue.
- Pensioners were furious that tiny pension increases were being swallowed up by huge tax rises.
- There are no signs of an increase in cyclone activity elsewhere around the globe.
- Unlikely to be more than inflationary increases to cigarettes, beer and wine duties.
- The union has asked for the increase to counter the rise in council tax and house prices in the city.
- It is also believed that an increase in sunspot activity can have an affect on pole reversal.
- This scenario would probably give rise to gradual increases in geothermal gradient.
- Some of the debt growth is a reflection of the increases in the value of shareholdings.
- Not everyone has had their benefits increased above the rate of price increases.
- Low inflation and the introduction of the euro may make price increases harder to justify.
- The past year has seen an increase in the amount of guitar-based music in the charts.
- Such increases are both justified and achievable, given the size of the world economy.
- So it's hard to see increases of anywhere near this amount being sustained for too much longer.
- Vast amounts of resources have facilitated huge increases in production capacity.
- My bill arrives at its percentage increase by averaging the increases on four items.
- He also wants to set minimum wage increases in line with inflation if he gets in office.
- The figures might go up but no one will know for sure if it is a real increase or a perceived increase.
- In the UK, further volume growth is likely to be the main driver behind increases in sales.
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