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(in general)industria feminineheavy/light industry — industria pesada/ligera
- she used to be a teacher but now she works in industry — era maestra pero ahora trabaja en el sector empresarial
- how will industry react to these proposals? — ¿cuál va a ser la reacción de los empresarios frente a estas propuestas?
- The arrival of the homes is the result of a decline in the manufacturing industry.
- It fights to ensure that ownership of land, factories, industry and banks remains the same.
- Manufacturing industry has suffered greatly in the Bradford area in recent years.
- Once again, the town's manufacturing industry bore the brunt of the bad news.
- Governments should encourage the wider dispersion and implementation of industry's voluntary initiatives and agreements and sharing of best practices.
- The union is now the biggest in the private sector and manufacturing industry.
- Raw materials for her industry and food for her people increasingly had to be imported.
- In North America factories and jobs in industry migrated from north to south.
- Mining and industry are replacing agriculture as the leading economic activities.
- It has been happening on a very large scale in manufacturing industry in Britain.
- To encourage European industry to implement environmentally sound policies, the EU has put several initiatives in place.
- Some systematic changes can be descried in European industry before the factory.
- Perhaps even the gloomy cloud hanging over the manufacturing industry has a silver lining.
- Cotton manufacturing was the chief industry but there was also a brewery, a tannery and a brickworks.
- I have never regarded public ownership as the best way to manage manufacturing industry.
- Manufacturing and industry produced a large range of products aimed at many different markets.
- Costs of smelters scrap metal and other problems are having a major impact on manufacturing industry.
- It has to solve the problem of poverty and develop industry if the process is to advance.
1.2(particular branch)industria femininethe steel/textile industry — la industria siderúrgica/textil
- the construction industry — la (industria de la) construcción
- the tourist industry — el turismo
- a whole industry has grown up around healthy living — la preocupación por la salud ha dado lugar a toda un área de actividad comercial
- The prices have been hitting the chocolate industry hard all over the city.
- This is a tribute to all those who work so hard in York's tourism industry.
- It isn't hard for me to imagine people in the entertainment industry going through the same thing.
- In the airline industry emotional labour is vital to the success of the product.
- Keeping up with the Kiwis now is hard work, as the wine industry continues to grow like topsy
- Energy industry representatives will meet this week to address the problems.
- The court is siding with the entertainment industry in its effort to curb online piracy.
- One might speculate on the influence of entertainment industries in the media here.
- There may be scope here for new solar energy industries to be developed to power such conversion.
- No doubt the ban has been a hard blow to some parts of the hospitality industry.
- The computer industry is just now starting to struggle to that level of reliability.
- In terms of layoffs, the hardest hit sectors are the auto industry and the high tech sector.
- However, they do not make any concessions to the hard work it takes to be in the music industry.
- Media and creative industries are being courted to move into their own quarter around the border of the two cities.
- The scheme can also help another struggling rural industry - coastal sea fishing.
- Do you think that the music industry makes it hard for more artists to take risks?
- He shouldn't be too hard to find when you consider how the male grooming industry is booming.
- The technology industry has a poor track record in attracting female applicants.
- The logic of the marketing model lies in the changing revenue base for media industries.
- It would be hard to disagree with the objectives of the international aid industry.
2formal(hard work)laboriosidad femininediligencia feminineaplicación feminine
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