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 chain)eslabón masculinethe missing link — el eslabón perdido
- the weak link — el punto débil
- the missing link fell into place — descubrimos la pieza que faltaba para completar el rompecabezas
- It is important that the Government does not break any links in the chain when implementing the report.
- The bay is made up of two parts, like two links in a chain, separated by a coral or sandbar.
- The police know there are people who could provide those vital missing links which would bring the driver to justice.
- You start with a problem and you uncover deeper and quiet different contents in the chain of links leading to the deepest cause of the problem you started with.
- He makes a speciality of finding the weak link in the chain.
- The purpose of this study is to provide one missing link in a growing chain of knowledge.
- She had me stop and asked me where the original idea behind starting the conversation had originated and we mentally retraced the links in my chain of thought back to the totally innocuous thing that had started it.
- I'm swinging so high that the chain links rattle at the top of each arc.
- Not all the links in their chain of logic are steel.
- Strengthen the primary and assistance muscles and you'll have no weak links in the chain.
- That earns you a suit of medieval armor and a giant cannonball lashed to your left leg with five links of rusty chain.
- I am a link in a chain, a bond of connection between persons.
- Of the three links in his argument chain, I do not dispute the last.
- On his right arm just above the elbow he wore several cords, and one chain of metal links, with charms attached to them.
- It is a tactic he has employed before, but it serves to clarify hidden links in a chain of process and development.
- The other vital link in the chain are the bureaucrats.
- In reality, even in the first links of the chain of causality the causes have already flowed and dissolved beyond the scope of our vision.
- All commands of this chain will keep rotating in the replay loop one by one like links of the chain circled around a rod.
- That simple purchase, however, was foreordained to be a vital link in the chain of Reformation history in England.
- Many of the men wear finely-wrought gold rings, like open links of chain, around their necks.
1.2gemelo masculinemancorna feminine Colombiacollera feminine Chilemancuernilla feminine Mexicomancuerna feminine Mexico
2.1(connection)conexión feminineto establish a link between two incidents — relacionar dos incidentes
- He now has a Birmingham and a Westmead branch as well as links with many other companies.
- He omitted to tell investors of his links with some of those companies.
- This makes it harder to question and challenge the structures and authorities which affect our lives or to make the links with others in similar situations or who will support us.
- Some insurance companies have links with alarm providers and locksmiths who may offer extra discount on the cost of locks or alarms.
- We are trying to reach as many of our former students and graduates as possible to tell them to come along and meet old friends and renew links with their former college.
- All these magazines have deals with the record companies, even personal links with the stars themselves.
- The US study found men who do not have many close links with friends and family have higher levels of a blood molecule which indicates inflammation.
- When that happens we deal with the culprits and we have established good links with the bus company.
- He also asserted that they had yet to investigate to see if there were any links with some of the executives at the state company.
- At the time, the Arab ambassadors expressed their interest in fostering more business links with Scottish companies.
- I applaud social, cultural and trading links with our European friends.
- ‘Ken has close links with other company chairmen and chief executives and investors,’ says Park.
- For those who want a stable Asia, the interest in establishing close links with Japan should be obvious.
- Most Pakistani Americans maintain close links with relatives and friends in Pakistan.
- She will tell universities they must forge closer links with their local communities and schools.
- It has developed links with 8,500 companies and with all of York and North Yorkshire's secondary schools, and 85 per cent of its primary schools.
- What is the University doing to forge closer links with the local community?
- A succession of tutors was his only tenuous link with the larger world.
- He said Bradford had many experts in inter-faith relations and good links with other faith leaders, which made the city the perfect place to deliver training.
- The spokesman said one of the conditions of the company continuing their contract was that he severed links with the company.
2.2(tie, bond)vínculo masculinelazo masculinethe cultural links between the two countries — los vínculos / lazos culturales entre ambos países
- to have links with sb/sth — estar vinculado a algn/algo
2.3Transport Telecommunicationsconexión feminineenlace masculinerail/air link — conexión ferroviaria/aérea
- Further, the committee also stated that all the link roads were carrying traffic much above their capacity.
- What's more, secondary ports tend to lack the high-capacity road and rail links that big transport centers demand.
- The problem is, they can already do so via commercial services that use satellite links to provide in-flight Wi-Fi access.
- However, Mr Clark stressed the need to improve road transport links to the airport because of its location.
- From now on, he said, bosses of commerce and industry will have a real say on issues like allocating land for business and housing development, road links and transportation.
- To keep up, we not only must build more effective transportation links, but we must operate them more efficiently.
- Transportation links by road and water continue to be erratic in Croatia, so flying to Split and taking the ferry remains the most efficient means of getting to and from the island.
- Before there were roads or rail links, the colony built a pier so boats could transport people and supplies from Mobile.
- A look at a map will confirm that the ‘natural’ east-west rail and road links converge on Montreal.
- And, he said, some of the planned improvements in existing road and public transport links would make all the difference.
- Residents are set to fight plans for a proposed link road to ease traffic congestion between Wigan and Atherton.
- Each of the flats for the deaf has been set up with a computer video link, enabling the deaf tenants to communicate in sign language with workers in the staff base.
- Damage to roads and other transport links was extensive, and took many days to repair.
- While HAPs are unproven, Internet traffic is traveling over geosynchronous satellite links today.
- Yet, distance is not the only criteria on which to compare the options of VHF and satellite links.
- Satellite links will also be useful whenever time is an issue.
- Lastly, the state of the rail and road links between Hastings and London is a reason to improve the digital connectivity - making it less necessary to travel.
- The Teledesic architecture is wireless point-to-point links between a satellite and a fixed station on the ground.
- An exclusion zone has been declared, and road and transport links nearby have been closed.
- Roads, rail links, airports, public housing, factories - all subsidised for the central economy - were on the brink of ruin.
2.4Computingmasculine enlacemasculine montajeclick here to follow the link — haz clic / pulsa aquí para seguir el enlace
- Click on the audio link at the bottom of the page.
- One hides its adverts amongst the normal links at the bottom of each page.
- Sorry I can't post a direct link to any direct article.
- Do you want to know the best way to obtain inbound links to your web site?
- You may republish if you include an active link to the original and leave this notice in place.
1(components) unir(components) enlazar(terminals) conectarto link arms — cogerse del brazo Spain
2(towns/buildings) unir(buildings/towns) conectarthe two groups are closely linked — los dos grupos están estrechamente vinculados
3(facts/events) relacionarto link sth to / with sth — relacionar algo con algo
1→ link up
2to link together
- these two pieces don't link together — estas dos piezas no encajan
- the episodes didn't link together — los episodios no tenían relación
3Computing Telecommunicationsto link into sth — conectar / enlazar con algo
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