In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(feed)(animal/person/plant) nutrir(person/plant/animal) alimentar
- Despite their extreme age they were clearly alert, tidy and reasonably well nourished.
- And in a twist of devastating irony, Mother Joe suffers from diabetes; the very food that nourishes her spirit is destroying her body.
- Drink lots of water, layer your clothing and stay properly nourished.
- Some days I am almost housebound: the foods that nourished me all summer, have turned suddenly into poison.
- A full adult order at breakfast contained enough food to nourish three people for several days.
- Many of these contain antioxidants - substances that protect and nourish brain cells.
- Without treatment, it can be fatal, especially in children who are poorly nourished.
- He was a vegetarian who never had a vigorous appetite, which further complicated his ability to adequately nourish himself.
- Typically, young women who are adequately nourished are fertile.
- How many of us consider that nourishing our skin is just as important as proper nutrition?
- The excess fat transforms into interior heat, accumulates and impairs yin fluid, and thereby prevents food essence from nourishing the muscles, skin, lungs and stomach.
- Look at American Ginseng; it nourishes the yin and benefits the qi.
- Now that the body has been tended, it's time to nourish the soul.
- Spiritual consciousness is best sustained when the body is nourished with wholesome foods, obtained without harm to animals or the environment
- In hot and dry summer days, people should avoid greasy and hot food and take more light and cool food to nourish the body's vital essence.
- If you go for a long time without nourishing your body with food, when you do eat you may eat a lot simply because your body is crying out to end the starvation mode that it's in.
- Children in the West do not die of measles when they are well nourished.
- Seeds also nourish kidney yin and are especially helpful with hormonal imbalances.
- The right foods nourish, protect, and energize your body, and keep your digestion and metabolism youthful.
- The chef aims to please and nourish the body as the composer feeds the soul.
2(foster, cherish)(hope) abrigar(hope) alentar(ambition) alentar
- Now that John Walker has unearthed his roots, and considered the beliefs they nourish, is he someone who half-believes, wants to believe or believes in the realm of the little people?
- The more we nourish widespread ambition, the less we have to fear the overweening power of mild despotism.
- The critics also like to nourish the illusion that they are guiding public taste, leading it to undreamed-of modernist heights.
- He has long nourished a special contempt for the country he sees as a lone outpost of Western ideals in the Middle East.
- The illusion was nourished that Britain, for all its acknowledged economic weakness and technical backwardness, could still, through its cultural attainments, play Greece to America's Rome.
- These superstitions were nourished by ecclesiastical institutions, for which the poet had meager respect.
- Supporters are beginning to nourish the hope that the 6-2 game may have been an aberration rather than a true reflection of their new defender's ability.
- ‘Not to recognize this was a threat to the United States seemed to me to be nourishing illusions,’ he says.
- God is only a word bandied about by the pseudo-intellectual, an illusion nourished by the ignorant, a luxury cultivated by the rich and the famous and an excuse used by the shirker.
- Through self-deceptive language we nourish the illusion that death is a matter of choice, and therefore somehow meaningful.
- Neither he nor his fellows could nourish any of the ambitions of the physical, fashionable D' Annunzio and his followers.
- We can nourish no illusions that a call to the banner of human rights will bring sudden transformations in authoritarian societies.
- As this cycle perpetuates itself in round after round of retaliation, and as anger and hatred are nourished, children are beginning to forget that life was ever any different.
- During the end of the 1990s and early 2000s scientists nourished great hopes that adult stem cells would be able to develop into all sorts of cells.
- They also nourished hopes of using the thousand or so of their servicemen who had joined the British evacuation from Greece to Egypt as the nucleus of an army to be raised among Yugoslav emigrants in the Americas.
- Her mother was a distant figure, and throughout her childhood Jane nourished a desperate love for her that she felt was unrequited.
- During Easter Sunday Mass, a prayer, read in German, expressed hope that ‘soldiers, on all fronts, nourish in their mind and heart thoughts of peace and not of vendetta’.
- As a passionate admirer of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky he had in any case long nourished an admiration for Russia.
- He nourished the illusions, until he was ready to strip away the pretence and unleash the panzers.
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