In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(universe, way of things)naturaleza femininethe laws of nature — las leyes de la naturaleza
- it's nature's way of telling you you're overdoing it — es la forma que tiene el organismo de decirte que te estás excediendo
- the beauties of nature — los encantos de la naturaleza
- one of nature's gentlemen — un caballero por naturaleza
- to return to nature — volver a su estado natural
- to paint from nature — pintar del natural
- before noun nature conservation — conservación de la naturaleza
- Her husband's illness and her father's death have underlined the unpredictable nature of human existence.
- Carson's hostility to increasing human control over nature is expressed in many different ways by her successors.
- For humanists, the highest value is intelligent coexistence between humans and nature.
- Noise, pollution and grimaces tend to undo any good that nature has done.
- Keeping a good balance is the only way that humans and nature can coexist.
- "Our equipment is merely reflecting the changing nature of society and allowing people to live their lives more easily.
- The picturesque nature of many of the pieces is a great stimulus to the imagination.
- They worked to transform part of the school grounds into a garden where children will be able to grow plants and study nature.
- A preliminary archaeological study has been completed to determine the exact nature of this site.
- The floods in Britain in autumn 2000 were blamed on man's arrogance and human interference in nature.
- The story illustrates the true nature of the relationship between journalists and the police.
- Given the vital nature of such work why stop at free parking passes?
- It is from him that I gained my love of nature, my creative streak and my eye for detail.
- The walk provides an excellent opportunity to develop a nature trail in the town.
- Further study is necessary to elucidate the precise nature of the relationship between media exposure and cognitive development.
- As a nature lover, you'll totally dig a woodsy or musky fragrance.
- Handy's work examines the changing nature of work, working life and of organisations.
- Both men have difficulty defining the exact nature of their relationship.
- In this understanding, the split between humans and nature is sealed by technology.
- A commemorative plaque will be placed at the nature reserve at a later date.
- Incidentally, the nature reserve is likely to be destroyed by the building process.
- Examples of National Parks worldwide demonstrate that nature conservation does not mean excluding people.
- I took a lot of pictures during my walk through that Maine nature preserve.
- It boasted of the clean and long-lasting nature of the product.
- I just want to make a remark of a more personal nature about my work.
- It was also due to the physical conditions of the country and the nature of the war itself.
- Humans are encroaching on nature, but we can be more mindful of our impact when enjoying summer wilderness.
- Stark warnings and a constant bombardment of information on the fragile nature of Earth's environment surround us on a weekly basis.
- Residents and the local authority said they are not opposed to a nature reserve.
- My partner is a park ranger so we actually live on a nature preserve.
- Our experience in conflicts over the past decade has revealed the changing nature of warfare.
- His piece highlights the fickle nature of Australian politics.
- It is a metaphysical experience based on the interconnectedness of nature and humans.
- It is changing much about the very nature of human society itself.
- I would then move into a discussion of the biological nature of the human body.
- All three names were derived from the shape of the flower, but none warned of the plant's deadly nature.
- As a nation, America knows that democracy, by its very nature can not be forced.
- What he tells us is that migrants change the nature of a country.
- The complaints of alleged defamation are personal and political in nature.
- Religions are moving from a primarily human focus to include concerns for nature and all creation.
- Yes, what he did to us was very personal in nature and so it was only logical that my response would be equally personal.
- Ongoing research is now directed toward understanding the precise nature of these intermolecular forces.
- I really had the capacity to know and learn about plants and growing and nature.
2.1(of people)carácter masculinenatural masculinehe has a kind nature — es de natural bondadoso
- it's not (in) his nature to complain — no es de los que se quejan
- it's (in) her nature to be generous — es generosa por naturaleza
- by nature — por naturaleza
- You said yourself that it was in my personality and nature to be sarcastic.
- The root cause is not so much the drugs trade, as the malignant rat-like nature of the human race.
- Man's nature in some basic ways is also not mutable.
- By nature I'm definitely a spender, but I'm trying to force myself to be a saver instead.
- By nature, every individual seeks to prove himself as a useful person in his or her society.
- No slug has ever harmed, offended, or otherwise done ill to me and it's in their nature to eat plants.
- By nature generous, Matt sometimes paid for his friends' drinks when they had no money.
- It has been suggested that the basic nature of social workers prevents them from performing effectively.
- By nature, alligators are shy and reclusive, and are typically wary of humans.
- By nature, a lot of us are selfish opportunists who tend to pay a lot more mind to something when a treat is guaranteed.
- By nature, I'm a little bit of a loner and I don't open up myself to people that easily when I meet them for the first time.
- For example, animals by nature do not have an odd number of feet.
- His obsessive nature saw him force actors to repeat scenes endlessly in his films as he strove for perfection.
- No matter how far they run, the characters can never escape their essential natures.
- Wilson thinks those imperfections of character are essential to our nature.
- It is also a thought-provoking examination of the animal nature of humans and at what point a punishment should fit a crime.
- By nature, I'm not an impulsive person so you can see why he was so surprised.
- Of course, it's very difficult to disentangle children's basic natures from what adults have taught them.
- My strongest belief is that such a trait is ingrained into our nature as human beings.
- Taking such risks is an obligation that our nature as humans imposes on us.
- I don't expect cats to be free of the wild instinct that's an essential part of their nature.
2.2(of things, concepts)naturaleza femininethe nature of the material/problem — la naturaleza del material/problema
- questions of a very different nature — cuestiones de naturaleza muy diferente
- the new body is consultative in nature — el nuevo organismo es de carácter consultivo
- what was the nature of his response? — ¿de qué índole fue su respuesta?
- it's in the nature of things that … — es algo natural que …
- something of that nature — algo de esa índole
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