In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(temperament) obstinado(child) incorregibleshe's completely intractable on that point — en ese punto es completamente intransigente
- I suggested that it'd not stay healthy for long if it had no work to do but he was intractable.
- And he is similarly intractable on the matter of promotional activities, which he has strictly limited to three a week.
- That is perhaps one reason why its peoples are so intractable and difficult.
- When Dana reached her side, he realized that she was intractable.
- They are intractable in their thinking, they are unreasoning and unreasonable and it's just a waste of breath to talk to them.
- She was brave, but she was also intractable, when she set her mind on something.
- The recollection is of a religious zealot, a somewhat dull and intractable man in stark contrast to his master, the virile and volatile Henry VIII.
- The idea is to bring them on side, to drive a wedge between them and people they perceive as intractable opponents.
2(problem/dilemma) inextricable formal(dilemma/problem) insoluble
- War is further seen as a means of diverting the attention of working people from the intractable social and economic crisis at home.
- Now it represents one of the world's most intractable economies.
- If all these measures fail and pain remains intractable, then below knee amputation may be needed.
- Germany, with its intractable economic problems, is seriously considering it.
- People with diabetes may develop a particularly intractable form of disordered eating that is not readily amenable to treatment.
- The patient was admitted to the hospital with intractable abdominal pain.
- Spinal cord stimulators also are used in the treatment of intractable pain.
- Injections that block nerve transmission in the plexus may be helpful in the treatment of intractable abdominal pain, such as in cancer of the pancreas.
- Poverty remains intractable despite economic growth in many countries.
- In that case the patient had been diagnosed with terminal cancer or intractable pain connected up with the terminal cancer.
- Economic progress has been accompanied by wide income disparities and intractable social problems.
- This problem has grown increasingly intractable because of changing social expectations about parenthood.
- Nothing is more frightening - no economic problem more intractable - than a deflationary spiral.
- In the end he was beaten by Pandora, in whose box was not only the party demon but also the even more intractable economic and nationality devils.
- For severe intractable cancer pain, more potent long-acting opioids are recommended.
- In part this flows from the recognition that many of the most intractable social problems are not simply economic or even political.
- After years in the doldrums, the economy is picking up, and the seemingly intractable budget deficits have been avoided for the past two years.
- Under those circumstances, it's hard not to simply decide that the problem is intractable and give up.
- At the heart of the present political conflict is an intractable contradiction.
- Given the intractable nature of controlling leaks, we need to try remedies that have not been tried before.
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