In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Politicsmitad del período de gobierno feminine
- This became a major issue in the midterm elections.
- That president's party went on to gain seats in the midterm elections.
- The results of the midterm elections support this.
- The results broke a five decade trend in which the governor's party lost seats in the midterm election.
- We know that historically the party that holds the White House loses seats in Congress in their first midterm election.
- In restoring undivided Republican control of the federal government, the 2002 midterm elections confirmed three current realities of American politics.
- With midterm congressional elections approaching rapidly, both parties have said that passage of drug coverage will be critical to their success.
- The Republican Party was in bad shape after the 1974 midterm elections.
- With midterm elections being merely a week away here in the United States, my morbid fascination with what the political pundits are saying has reached a fever pitch.
- So where were we when we were interrupted the other day by the midterm elections?
- Republicans rule both chambers of Congress and the midterm elections are nearly two years into the future.
- The party of the president typically does not fare well in midterm elections.
- Last December, I was talking with a Democratic operative about the midterm elections.
- Seniors vote in very large numbers, particularly in midterm elections when most people don't vote.
- The midterm elections in November 1938, however, made it unnecessary for President Roosevelt to react to a possible electoral threat from the left.
- Why did the administration shift the focus just 60 days before the midterm elections?
- No other modern president has been able to accomplish such a delicate task in a midterm election.
- He's really got to move quickly on this because he cannot be doing it in the same year as a midterm election.
- The presence of initiatives has the power to increase turnout by as much as 9 percent in midterm elections and 3 percent in presidential election years.
- Will they have as much of an impact in the midterm elections?
(period)mitad de un trimestre femininemitad de un semestre feminine
2.2midterms pluralUS school University
(exams)exámenes parciales masculine
- No additional midterms will be posted for this fall term.
- It's a busy time right now and people have midterms and other commitments.
- Tara was holding study sessions for second midterms, trying to convince the students that their grades were still salvageable and that they really did need these sessions.
- The answers to the eighth-grade geography midterm are in her hands.
- Ninety percent of the students in Quashie's class bombed the midterm.
- The CSD used to offer me time and a half for midterms and exams to accommodate for this.
- Her teacher had given her one more chance to pass the midterm within two weeks, and if she did so she wouldn't have to repeat the class the following year.
- It seemed only natural for our group of four to continue with the study sessions right after class as the midterm loomed closer.
- It's tempting to dismiss cliquishness as a relic from high school, along with midterms, lockers, and prom dates.
- The point is that each of us has something we do to keep our minds off school, exams and the impending midterms.
- Every student but one in my fall 2002 class responded that they preferred the on-line quizzes to an in-class midterm.
- I was surprised weeks later when I found I had gotten a very decent grade on the midterm.
- I can't promise anything though since midterms and tons of projects are coming up!
- With midterms approaching, it is unavoidable that professors and exam supervisors will have to consider cheating among students.
- Take another look at meditation, yoga, deep breathing exercises, talking to a professional or any other stress release that works for you during midterms and exams.
- The exams, midterm, and final were equally weighted when determining final course grade.
- They did so well on all the quizzes, midterms and tutorials that each had an ‘A’ coming up to the finals.
- Franchises that have success are studied like a college history book the night before midterms.
- I smile politely and compliment her on her ‘ageless beauty’ and tell the rest of the ladies that I must retire to my room to do some studying for a midterm coming up.
- I should have been studying for my midterms.
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