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(immediate)(success/results) instantáneo(results/success) inmediato(relief) instantáneo(relief) en el actoshe took an instant dislike to him — le tomó antipatía inmediatamente
- instant death — muerte instantánea / en el acto
- an instant reply — una respuesta inmediata
- instant pictures — instantáneas
- instant credit — crédito inmediato / instantáneo
- instant gratification — gratificación / satisfacción inmediata
- Right now, the object of the game is instant wealth.
- However, in some cases, instant dismissal may be justified if the conduct of the employee is serious and wilful.
- There is now a need for instant hits that immediately grab the public attention - difficult when potential viewers have so many other options.
- The difference with OnePlan is that it gives borrowers instant access to this money via a mortgage chequebook.
- Shifting rubble too quickly can mean instant death for both Prakash Gore and the rescue team.
- He demanded that million dollar severance payments be banned and that directors of large companies be made liable to instant dismissal.
- If you go in expecting instant results, prepare to be disappointed.
- The small earthenware exported to Malaysia three months ago was an instant hit there.
- Not so with e-mail, which combines instant delivery with minimal effort.
- If only some parts of your business need instant information, proceed accordingly.
- The home side took the lead but Carbury nearly had an instant response when an effort from Paul Masterson struck the post.
- A single telephone call there results in instant response.
- The proposed Employment Law Reform Bill will change the requirement for instant dismissal in the case of serious misconduct.
- But can these long-term goals overcome consumers' short attention spans and need for instant gratification?
- Even brands that have enjoyed decades of success and have instant recognition with consumers can lose some sparkle.
- What are they supposed to do - fester resentfully, or score a credit card and spend a month's salary on instant gratification?
- Patients expect hospitals, like other businesses, to have instant access to data.
- Terry was so surprised at her instant reply, she quickly gave her a hug.
- But intense pressure for instant e-business success has led many companies to open their doors before the paint's dry.
- Erice gained instant popularity as a director of children; sweet and tender stories were expected of him.
1.2Cooking(coffee/mashed potatoes) instantáneo
- Unless it's a new type of instant food product on an advert, obviously - that is a revolution too.
- With their increasingly high consumption of snacks and instant foods, is there any hope?
- These markers indicate rices that are ideal for products such as canned soups or instant rice mixes.
- Common high-glycemic foods include baked potatoes, boiled new potatoes, corn flakes, dates, and instant rice.
- A heap of Scottish mince with instant pasta and cartoned passata can pass for lasagne.
- Foods with high GI include white bread, potatoes, instant rice, and cornflakes.
- Still, it focuses on cosmetics partially made by green tea, and instant foods made from green tea.
- Mark my wise words - start stocking up on yer instant food and tins!
- While instant food can never be as fresh or wholesome as how grandmother made it, it is a better option for hotel food, which is yet another reason for its growing popularity.
- Health Valley has a line of four fabulous instant hot cereal cups that have roughly half as much sugar as Quaker instant cereals.
- The team is urgently seeking storage space in the Tokyo Tower vicinity to keep bottled water, blankets, tents, canned and instant food and other supplies.
- Now to move all the supplies - including blankets, instant food, water, canned food, milk, rice - to another train.
- Just stir them in with a little of their oil, and you have instant pasta with wild mushrooms.
- Japanese instant snack noodles hope to dump their junk food status and soar to the higher gastronomical rank of space cuisine.
- Pour 1 large box of instant chocolate pudding into a bowl along with 3 ½ cups milk.
- Ruchi also has instant food mixes, spice powders and asafoetida under its belt, apart from a small presence in dates.
- Called Lumberjack Pie, it consists of instant potato, Spam, baked beans and Cheddar cheese.
- No instant foods, no TV dinners, no cake mixes ever trespassed into my mother's kitchen.
- The inflation rate edged up in December as a result of higher prices of key consumer products such as vegetable oil, soybean oil, and instant food.
- Look at the stuff we ate then: Smash instant potato, Vesta curry and, an experimental addition to our school dinner menu, cheese meringue.
2Britishdated(of current month)in your letter of the 5thinstant — en su carta del 5 de los corrientes Spain formal
1(precise moment)instante masculinecome here this instant! — ¡ven aquí en este mismo instante / ahora mismo!
- at that (very) instant — en ese (mismo) instante / momento
- as conj the instant (that) the bell rang, everyone rushed out — en cuanto sonó el timbre / no bien sonó el timbre, todos salieron precipitadamente
- let me know the instant he arrives — avíseme en cuanto llegue / no bien llegue
2(short time)momento masculineinstante masculinein an instant — en un momento / instante
- for an instant I thought it was him — por un instante pensé que era él
- not an instant too soon — justo a tiempo
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