In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1vida feminine(appointment) vitalicioonce in a lifetime — una vez en la vida
- the opportunity of a lifetime — la oportunidad de su (/ mi etc. ) vida
- it won't happen in my lifetime — no lo verán mis ojos
- a lifetime's experience — toda una vida de experiencia
- it will give you a lifetime's service — le durará toda la vida
- the work of a lifetime/ a lifetime's work — el trabajo de toda una vida
- we waited for what seemed a lifetime — estuvimos esperando una eternidad
- the lifetime of a machine — la vida útil de una máquina
- in the lifetime of this parliament — durante la presente legislatura
- a once-in-a-lifetime chance — una oportunidad única (en la vida) / irrepetible
- lifetime guarantee — garantía para toda la vida
- he received a lifetime achievement award — recibió un premio en reconocimiento a su trayectoria
- Only in this case, the midlife crisis lasted the entire lifetime, not just in the middle.
- She gave a lifetime of service to the nursing profession and her community.
- Our wars have taken from us the men and women we honor today and every hour of the lifetimes they had hoped to live.
- And he said he was thrilled to be nominated for the lifetime achievement award.
- He has given a lifetime of service to Ireland, and made huge sacrifices.
- Most medieval people lived out their short lifetimes within a radius of fifty miles of their birthplace.
- Detention without any charges and without any court review can last an entire lifetime.
- How can they be swimming lifetime bests so late in the game?
- Both authors combine a lifetime of clinical experience with a keen interest in research methodology.
- Facing greater competition, employers have eliminated lifetime employment guarantees to managers and professionals and reduced salaries.
- If not, he's faced with undoing a lifetime's worth of assumptions.
- The man looked at me, the second seeming to last a whole lifetime.
- Some healthcare providers indicate that they will archive medical records for a person's lifetime plus seven years.
- They destroyed a lifetime's work and thousands of pounds worth of gardening equipment.
- Representing such a lifetime's work on a single disc is a near impossible task.
- Although this may seem steep, you are benefiting from a lifetime of experience.
- Still we manage to spend whole lifetimes together based on such understandings.
- Yet they appreciate that each has had a lifetime's worth of rich experiences while they were apart.
- But, in imposing the lifetime ban, the chairman of the bench said the measure was necessary to protect other animals.
- The 2004 data also show that lifetime inhalant use for eighth graders increased significantly.
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