In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1formal (take place)(event/incident) tener lugar formal(event/incident) ocurrir(event/incident) suceder(change) producirse formal(change) tener lugar formal
- So the wedding would have occurred sometime in the first week of October.
- Whether or not this occurs in vivo is not yet known.
- Our analysis indicates that frequency encoding of biological T-cell functions occurs under physiological conditions.
- Demonization usually occurs only in certain areas of a person's life.
- These agents are naturally occurring and are deadly to humans even without being weaponized.
- Radioactivity occurs naturally in the earth and in the cosmic rays which reach the earth.
- Other elements occur naturally in a pure or elemental form, like sulphur or gold.
- EPO and HGH are both naturally occurring substances within the body and as such are hard to detect.
- The event in question occurred some five years prior to the incident.
- Anthrax is a naturally occurring bacterium that exists in the form of spores which allow it to survive in the environment.
- An air bag is designed to protect a driver or passenger in the event that an accident occurs.
- On average, nodes preceding gene duplications occur earlier in the phylogenetic trees than speciation nodes.
- Surface exposures of Ncogene sedimentary rocks occur only along the edges of the basin.
- Silica is rare but when present occurs in vascular bundle sheath cells in both the leaf sheath and leaf blade.
- Much of this growth has occurred as a result of the charismatic or Pentecostal movement.
- The offences occurred over a period of around three days in July last year.
- Death usually occurs within a few weeks to a year.
- Does ozone occur naturally at ground level and is it safe to breathe?
- But by mid-afternoon on Monday an unrelated incident occurred which will cause further interruptions in water supply.
- The functional impairments secondary to osteoarthritis also occur more frequently in older adults.
- Consequently accidents still occur due to a lack of awareness of the dangers involved with electricity.
- Bromide is a naturally occurring trace chemical which has a sedative effect.
- The data show that aggregation will occur in the absence of detectable plasma fibrinogen.
- Mercifully, though, deaths caused by naturally occurring anthrax are rare these days.
- AAV is a naturally occurring virus that depends on a helper virus for replication.
- The last appearance of D. murchisoni appears to occur at the same time across the region.
- Several short-term wins occurred as a result of the formation of the College Connection.
- The virus occurs naturally in many birds and is transmitted by Culex mosquitoes.
- Most accidents occur due to a lack of discipline and a leader's failure to enforce standards.
- Changes often occur in the regions of the mouth where tobacco is placed.
- In 1847 an incident occurred which seriously weakened his position.
- Hallucinations usually occur only at particular times and places, and are associated with the events hoped for.
- The more recent phase of integration has occurred against the backdrop of globalization.
- Keep in mind, however, that the most serious accidents typically occur during deer season.
- But then two incidents occurred only a month apart in 1988.
- Of course, events do occur which accelerate the processes by which people become conscious.
- It is probable that every naturally occurring element is present in the outer core at least at trace levels.
- They have spent the time analyzing the naturally occurring bacteria in abalone guts.
- Although most often accompanied by significant ascites, it can occur in its absence.
- Also it was found that recombination events often occur in gene-rich areas.
1.2(appear, be found)(disease/species) darse(disease/species) encontrarsethat phrase/idea occurs repeatedly in her writings — esa frase/idea aparece repetidamente en sus escritos
- a sound that doesn't occur in our language — un sonido que no existe / no se da en nuestra lengua
- if the opportunity occurs … — si se presenta la oportunidad …
2(come to mind)to occur to sb (to + inf ) — ocurrírsele a algn (+ inf )
- that idea had already occurred to me — a mí ya se me había ocurrido eso
- it didn't occur to me to ask — ni se me ocurrió preguntar
- it never occurs to him that I might want to go — nunca se le ocurre pensar / nunca se le pasa por la imaginación que quizás yo quiera ir
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