In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mainstay)parte vital femininealma feminine
- The other side of the palace looks onto the city's lifeblood, the Neva, at this point a wide and polluted river which catches and reflects the colours of the sky unlike any other.
- The real issue is not job numbers, but the decline in good jobs - the very lifeblood of America's middle class.
- We've given ourselves carpal tunnel writing about how cars befoul the planet, and cars are the burbs' toxic lifeblood.
- Tonle Sap Lake is the lifeblood of Cambodia, providing the most important source of animal protein for its population.
- The power of a nation lies in its freedoms, its ideas, and its lifeblood including new immigrants which add fresh lifeblood.
- In Mrezat, water is the lifeblood of the people.
- The pride and lifeblood of the city was decimated in a single day.
- What happens if that army thinks its lifeblood is choked off?
- What gives the series lifeblood is excellent writing, inspired acting and good characters.
- Roadside services on the A9 were banned in the 1970s to preserve the economic lifeblood of Highland villages.
- The Ruaha National Park is rightly named after its lifeblood - the Great Ruaha River.
- Every day there are examples of unspeakable destruction, from the salmon to the redwoods - our lifeblood.
- Quiet precision of thought and speech is individuality's prerequisite, its lifeblood, its hallmark.
- Didn't matter though, as the charity's doors were closed because its lifeblood had been cut with the loss of its tax deductibility status.
- Society has changed and not only are such families a fact of life, they should be recognised, and indeed welcomed, as the new lifeblood of the village.
- Citizen participation is the theoretical lifeblood of democracy.
- With 14,000 workers in 13 countries it has built a sizeable business with Asian and European carmakers but its lifeblood is Detroit.
- He is the essence, the lifeblood, the very marrow of the team.
- The lifeblood of democracy is the free exchange of ideas.
- He said at the moment its lifeblood was not able to flow, adding ‘we see the park and ride scheme an absolutely crucial part of the healing’.
2literary(life)his lifeblood was draining away — su vida se apagaba literary
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