In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(various)mezcladovariado[ S ]mixed fibers — composición: diversas fibras
- mixed fruit — frutas surtidas
- person of mixed race — (of black and white descent) mulata
- she invited quite a mixed crowd — invitó a gente de todo tipo / a un grupo muy variopinto
- Most people maintain health and adequate protein intake from a mixed, varied diet.
- Rather, it is a coffee table book of mixed quality.
- Feeding trials conducted on captive premigratory birds fed fruit and insects ad libitum have shown that gain in body mass is highest on a mixed diet of fruit and insects.
- Of mixed quality and sometimes dubious authenticity, it is still useful for getting definitions of new and unusual terms.
- The company plans to convert the hotel into a mixed commercial and residential scheme.
- Even though recruiting goals for the active force were met in 2000, there have been some mixed signals regarding the quality of the recruits.
- In the mixed commercial and residential areas the heavy masonry arches mark the openings in the building that also double up for shop-windows.
- And you need a mixed diet of stories to be emotionally literate.
- Over the past number of years the parade has been of mixed quality with varying degrees of participation from all sectors.
- Controlled trials of physical-activity counseling in adult primary care patients were of variable quality and had mixed results.
- The relevant studies were of fair to good quality but showed mixed results.
- The site is being touted for mixed residential and commercial use.
- The brief suggested the site should be of mixed use with residential, office, light industrial, small-scale retail, leisure, arts and tourism.
- There is anecdotal evidence that local advice is of mixed quality.
- There was generally a good but mixed standard within the residential areas, with some estates practically litter free.
- The local community council in what is a mixed residential district however is not as enamoured.
- They wanted a mix of different sites and that one was outside a station so it would give a different picture than something in a mixed residential area for example.
- Although one study found a significant difference between a mixed Western diet and a vegetarian diet, overall there appear to be relatively few trends.
- The proposed site consists of a trading estate, made up of a mixed quality of industrial buildings, many of which are empty.
- Mr Mumford said the council was seeking to achieve high quality, new and refurbished office space as part of mixed retail/residential led projects.
2(male and female)(bathing/sauna) mixtoin mixed company — cuando hay gente de ambos sexos presente
- My friends know better than to ask me to fill in for mixed sports teams when they are short a girl, although I still sometimes get called up as a last resort.
- It is suited to boys and girls, with mixed teams taking part.
- Girls and boys play in mixed teams until the age of twelve.
- In the University Parks, they were playing games I didn't know existed when I was young: lacrosse with mixed teams, indeed!
- The competition was for mixed teams and meant that each side had to have at least two girls in their starting line-up.
- Well who's got the most to gain or to lose from playing this mixed competition?
- Well we're competing against the women's division too and won, and also we're competing against mixed teams.
- Under this policy, instruction in mixed mode is strongly discouraged.
- The format is open two bowl triples - i.e. men's, women's or mixed teams.
- How do you normally compete, are they men against men, women against women, or are there now mixed competitions?
- On opening day, 14 teams were organized - three women teams, four men teams and seven mixed teams.
- Each school could enter a maximum of two mixed teams and the school only wanted an attendance, regardless of the results.
- There is also a new mixed team event this season running concurrently with the Yorkshire Cup.
- Our mixed team of male and female paddlers had spent countless hours slogging up and down Hahn's Inlet in the cold and rain in preparation for this event.
- The sport combines basketball and football, and is played with a volleyball in mixed sex teams of four.
- I believe it is the only sport designed for mixed teams.
- Competition is for women's, men's and mixed teams, while there is also a need for managers, coaches, graded umpires and support staff.
- Anyways, the juniors and seniors at our high school have mixed grade, co-ed gym classes.
- He plays in the men's first team and mixed team.
- She also achieved a silver medal in the mixed team randori.
3(ambivalent)(fortunes) desigual(reception/response) tibio(reception/response) poco entusiastamixed reviews — críticas muy diversas feminine
- He has already helped us to fall in love, improve our lives by reading Proust, console ourselves with philosophy and get over our mixed feelings about going on holiday.
- Jamaicans have greeted this news with mixed feelings.
- But I can tell you that there's a lot of mixed feelings.
- The news had been met with mixed feelings at the station, where staff would be cut from 52 to 28, not including the station commander.
- However, the predictive validity of suicide assessments has received mixed reviews.
- That moment outside the theatre stirred my already mixed feelings about reviewing Canadian movies.
- They flew home on New Year's Eve, with mixed feelings.
- In the darkness, she's forced to face her own mixed feelings about death
- And so overall one comes away with mixed feelings about this production.
- And despite the mixed reaction and reviews, his restructuring efforts drew keen attention both at home and abroad.
- We all instinctively feel that to lose our memory is to lose ourselves, a prospect that stirs audiences with mixed feelings.
- And how are soldiers dealing with the mixed feelings that they have about being there right now?
- Stories such as this leave me with mixed feelings.
- United fans received the statement with mixed feelings.
- The New Year is often greeted with mixed feelings.
- I was having a lot of mixed feelings about going back.
- This got a mixed reaction, more negative than positive from the crowd.
- He looks back on the experience with mixed feelings.
- The pair returned from a 1000 km awareness-raising bike ride between Beijing and Shanghai with decidedly mixed feelings.
- There were mixed reports on the quality of trout fishing over the weekend, some anglers having 4 to 6 trout for a day while others found it hard to get even one fish.
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