In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lake) artificial(material) sintéticoman-made fibers — fibras sintéticas feminine
- a man-made disaster — un desastre provocado por el hombre
- One of the greatest man-made lakes in Europe is Keilder Water, high in the remote hills of Northumberland.
- Though it appears to be a natural calamity, to a great extent drought is a man-made calamity.
- Before March 15 this rule applied to almost all man-made and natural obstructions.
- Once they were at the park, they walked to a bench that was facing a man-made pond.
- So the main causes of the famine in this case are not natural but man-made.
- This balloon was of man-made fibers and was filled with air heated by a propane flame.
- Poverty is man-made; it results from the greed and arrogance of power, poor governance and ill-conceived policies.
- As demand increased, other natural or man-made reservoirs were developed.
- Try to avoid polyester and other man-made fabrics, as they do not allow your skin to breathe.
- Just as it seemed the worst of this natural disaster had passed, a man-made disaster erupted.
- Having a penchant for natural fabrics and dyes, he uses man-made fibers and chemical dyes as well.
- Some experts believe man-made global warming could trigger methane on the seabed to escape into the air again.
- These natural joints are stronger than man-made ones and save the carpenter a lot of time creating joints.
- The surrounding area has a man-made lake, surrounded by huge boathouses and houses.
- It was a hard life in those days, one emphasized by natural or man-made disasters.
- Ozone can also be destroyed in other ways by man-made chemicals that have been released into the atmosphere.
- People, old and young, queued up in the blazing sun, pails in hand, for man-made ice.
- The plaintiff owned a house next to a man-made lake on which the defendant conducted motor-boat races.
- The water park covers 40 square miles south of Cirencester and has 140 man-made lakes.
- It's not really an island, nor has this man-made lake ever been a quarry.
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