In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(continue, preserve)(attitude/lead/speed) mantener(silence) guardarif we maintain this rate, we shall finish by five o'clock — si mantenemos este ritmo, a las cinco ya habremos terminado
- Other old farm buildings are maintained / repaired as necessary to enhance and blend in old with new.
- Metal also maintains its structural integrity even when wind speeds reach hurricane levels.
- He added that pressure needed to be maintained to ensure the plan was delivered.
- Money is also needed to maintain existing defences and pay for better flood forecasting.
- You are able to maintain stability in professional situations and retain a position of authority!
- All the records of the activities are maintained on a regular basis.
- Their intimidation tactics too often succeed, and the rental board authorities only maintain their status quo.
- In the meantime it would repair and maintain the crumbling buildings.
- The dance performance just set the mood and the momentum was well maintained with a series of items.
- It will try to ensure that the right conditions are maintained to stimulate continued growth in the sector.
- It is hoped that a dialogue with the Trust can be maintained and that the situation will be resolved fairly.
- The production by Nicolas Kent and Sacha Wares scrupulously maintains this balance between the local and the general.
- Pupae were transferred to adult cohort cages maintained under optimal environmental conditions.
- Live colonies and their gardens were maintained at room temperature in artificial colony chambers.
- Strict control should be maintained to ensure as far as possible the safety of men and women.
- Sino-Japanese cooperation will undoubtedly continue to aid in maintaining peace and stability in the Korean peninsula.
- The School house will continue to be maintained in its present condition with no alterations to the present structure.
- Neither side has the time or interest to maintain roads and buildings.
- They fell still, if only for a moment, in deference, but could not maintain their composure long.
- It's worth stopping by to check out the meticulously maintained vintage wheels.
- The boxes were maintained in a glasshouse and watered daily.
- Costs to maintain existing equipment and code will begin to cost more than buying new systems.
- She has suggested set standards that should be maintained to ensure outbreaks do not occur.
- He notes that the building is maintained in good condition.
- Money raised from its sale will go towards maintaining Castle Howard.
- The innkeeper smiled at her when she appeared in the kitchen, and offered her a regular job maintaining his barn.
- The operator will have responsibility for building and maintaining the M1 roadway scheme over a 30-year period.
- Predictably, the conditions of the American movements could not be maintained for any period of time.
- They all have their place in today's world, but unfortunately computers cannot repair and maintain homes.
- The government plans to maintain its control long enough to restore its profitability then sell it off to big business.
- The gardens which surround Ambleside have been very well maintained by the current owners.
- On top of these figures, council continues to service loans for the library facilities and maintain the buildings.
- Local school boards are also looking for funds to maintain existing facilities and build new ones.
- Was the upkeep of the Breakfast Shed fully maintained by the vendors or was it subsidised by my taxes?
- One must, he told me, always maintain a harmonious balance among these.
- The property has been well maintained by the current owners and comes to the market in walk-in condition.
- While spectacular, the architecture also maintains a harmonious balance with the superb exhibition content.
- Mark describes himself as a ‘grease monkey’, responsible for maintaining the machines in the factory.
- He blamed the residents' poor health on the lack of measures to maintain sanitary conditions in the mining field.
- Governments don't always maintain the integrity of the sites they own.
2(keep in good condition)(machine/car/garden/house) ocuparse del mantenimiento de(aircraft/database) mantener
3(provide for)(dependents/family) mantener(troops/army) mantener(project) costear
- Lack of funding hampered the force, for without money or men it could not maintain units.
- Plus, our reserve units are maintained and led by officers on active duty, not reserve officers, in peacetime.
- For example, could military forces have been maintained in the region throughout the summer?
- Ankara maintains a 30,000 strong military force in northern Cyprus and continues to wield significant influence there.
- The country maintains a large military force of 376,000 active and 1,657,000 reserve personnel.
- Please let us know of your efforts to help train and maintain the Military Intelligence Corps.
- Even in peacetime, the day-to-day froth of maintaining a ready Army consumes an officer's intellectual capital.
- Fixing a hollow force turned out to be a lot more expensive than just maintaining an adequate military.
- They were maintained under standard conditions and were fed standard food and water ad libitum.
- We will maintain the necessary military forces in the country for so long as is required.
- However, like any military force today, maintaining a modern, well-equipped, and ready armed force is a challenge.
- As a result, Sweden maintains three specialized units that can respond to this specific threat.
- Each major political regime maintained its own separate military apparatus.
- This meant that huge armies could be maintained at a fraction of the cost of a standing (full of active duty troops) army.
- The horses were maintained on this diet throughout the study.
- At the macrolevel, we won the Cold War by engaging in a long-term expenditure of resources while maintaining a large standing military.
- Animals were maintained on a standard laboratory diet.
- And I think, in the end, the secretary is going to agree on many of our major points on maintaining the critical military base.
- In my humble view, the current mobilizations are a reminder of exactly why we maintain an Army reserve.
4(claim)mantenersostenershe maintains (that) George is innocent — mantiene / sostiene que George es inocente
- He always maintained he acted in self-defence.
- The Sheffield Brightside MP accepted the report last night, maintaining he had always ‘told the truth as I knew it’.
- He has steadfastly maintained his innocence since his arrest in 1981.
- He maintains that he always upheld the constitution and the norms of democracy.
- Third, the idea/expression distinction should be strongly and vigorously maintained.
- She steadfastly maintained her innocence.
- Mrs Gaskin maintains that her husband always had access to their two children who had visited him regularly in jail.
- He persistently maintains that he has changed his ways and his getting on with his life.
- Stinchcomb considered these septate forms a distinct family and the authors maintain that position.
- The Board had always been maintaining that it would abide by the court verdict, whatever it might be.
- He maintained that his position was one of pragmatism rather than principle.
- He's steadfastly maintained his innocence, claiming that hackers used his computer to commit the crimes.
- Steele consistently maintained this position, during legal testimony, media appearances and in FBI interviews.
- I have always maintained that all protests should be acted upon so a precedent and case study is set for the future.
- Nothing about their philosophical positions requires them to maintain that extreme view.
- Intentionally or not, this is a position McGann has consistently maintained.
- The Association has consistently maintained this position ever since.
- The Government has consistently maintained a position in favour of New Zealand's antinuclear status for some 20 years now.
- Ted had always maintained that aliens abducted her.
- We acknowledge that they will be maintaining that position, but we disagree with it.
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