In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(reduce)(cost/risk) reducir (al mínimo)(cost/risk) minimizar
- This involves minimising the amount of waste created in the school and keeping the building and the grounds clean and tidy.
- Change is minimised where possible, to allow for as little disruption to the practice as possible.
- This does assume somehow that air transport is a scarce resource, and therefore that the total amount carried must be minimised wherever possible.
- I have been icing them, keeping my foot elevated, and minimizing the amount of walking I do.
- You have put off committing yourself as long as possible, and have minimised the amount of warning that France receives.
- Political stability demanded that the creation of inveterate enemies be minimized.
- By moving out of these gradually, it may be possible to balance losses against gains and minimise the amount of tax paid.
- Working alongside the recycling schemes will also be a project aimed at minimising the amount of waste produced by the county in the first place.
- The school is concentrating on reducing and minimising the amount of litter produced, while encouraging recycling and composting.
- Immunity from accident cannot be guaranteed, but it is possible to minimise the risk.
- Every possible measure to minimize coalition casualties was taken.
- The materials used are usually minimized or changed to reduce production time and cost.
- One variant of the scheme would see the card combined with the new-style photographic driving licence, thus minimising the amount of plastic needing to be carried in the typical wallet.
- Go over as much of the cut-in area as possible to minimize any visible changes in texture.
- The reduced complement minimises training costs and increase combat efficiency by making more space, while a larger payload enhances the ship's autonomy.
- To the extent these reforms succeed they'd yield a double dividend: solving the problems we face now, while minimising the degree of compulsion required in the future.
- This step-by-step approach enables an organization to leverage specific third party expertise, minimising both cost and risk.
- All of these steps are important in reducing and minimizing the cost that the United States has to pay for what it did.
- In addition, trappers check their trap lines on a daily basis, minimizing the amount of time the animal waits.
- Every one of us wants to get the highest possible return while we minimize our risk.
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- We do not want to minimise the importance of clinical negligence as a matter of concern to the health service.
- Every since that we've been minimizing the significance and the importance of this process.
- In the case of an individual colleague it is important to encourage a description of what happened, and to begin by accepting this assessment and not minimising the importance of the mistake.
- He offends progressives by minimizing the importance of venerable social villains such as poverty.
- First, the television news programs downplayed and minimized it.
- This is an extremely important phase of the war, and its import should not be minimized.
- However, others feel that the inclusion of much which is magic into his works minimises the importance of those remarkable insights.
- In ignorance, they seek to belittle it and minimise its importance to the individual.
- That manifests itself in a cosy collectivism that seeks to minimise the importance of any problem.
- It would be easy to minimize and underestimate the importance of money in later Anglo-Saxon England.
- The earth's importance should not be minimized even when contemplating the heavens.
- If the nature of the hope is different and the wait turns out to be longer than we or they expected, that neither erases nor minimizes the value of their witness.
- Although Paul minimises the importance of athletic training, he does not dismiss it as worthless.
- None the less, these are important issues and I am not minimising their significance in any way.
- She works hard to make people like her and tries to minimize the importance of grades.
- However, their value is minimized if the attackers can obtain the appropriate keys by other means.
- He gets the job just because he is your nephew, which makes him harder to fire and minimizes the true importance of IT in your organization.
- To recognize this political fact and state it bluntly in no way minimizes the criminal repression carried out by the ruling elite in Russia against the Chechen people.
- Because evangelization was the ultimate goal, Scales minimizes the importance of the social work conducted at the center.
- To describe this as a collection of large digital photos alongside text is to minimise its impact and importance.
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