In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(not notice)(mistake/object/detail) pasar por alto
- Atrocities are overlooked and nobody seems to be a credible witness.
- Oddly enough, you sometimes overlook important details or fail completely to see and understand the other person's point of view.
- He was, and is, a good man, but no man is good enough to overlook every fault, especially something like this.
- However, you might be overlooking a few important facts.
- Line-of-business managers may overlook risks or fail to alert higher-ups when they do see them.
- We need to have the spirit of forgiveness for our brethren and overlook small mistakes which happen during the running of organisations.
- Liberals were once happy to overlook the country's crimes, seeing only a model democratic state
- Numerous government officials either have stakes in the mines or are bribed to overlook regulation breaches.
- The world teaches us to live in denial and overlook the faults and failings that keep us from loving.
- The concerns of early childhood educators, however, appear to have been overlooked in this discussion.
- In contrast, the auditor will be prepared to overlook immaterial errors in financial statements and in underlying records.
- Many of these faults could be overlooked if we actually cared about the characters.
- However, we should not overlook what they did create in the provincial cities and industrial regions of Britain.
- First it confirms that they are in the vast majority - a fact often overlooked.
- Protection of health care workers during the decontamination process is important and frequently overlooked.
- The five steps seem simple, even obvious, but consider how often they're overlooked in public debate.
- For their part European leaders are desperate to overlook his misdemeanours in the interests of unity.
- We shouldn't overlook the error by finding it tiny in comparison to his crushing worldwide agenda.
- All of these goofs can be overlooked due to the sheer likeability of the script and actors.
- The appointment was unanimous and, given the nature of humanities studies, it is doubtful that the department would overlook something as important as equity policies.
- Both are interesting (and were largely overlooked at the time).
- A fact often overlooked is that Ruth hit his 714 homers in 8,399 at-bats.
- Even if it is cheese of the lowest order, it is still cheese, and therefore we can overlook many of its faults.
- The prisoner promised that if the Magistrates would overlook the offence he would not do anything of the kind again.
- Longstanding ties often led us to overlook the faults of local elites.
- Ignoring these inconsistencies to savour the flavour of the novel may not induce a reader to overlook the errors that may have crept in during translation or copyediting.
- Second, it overlooks the fact that, by knowing a few important things, one can know the many less important things that follow from them.
- In many situations where one group is the majority, they often overlook the important contributions of other members of society.
- I worry that we overlook important considerations when we equate care for adults with care for children.
- Or, if they do, they will overlook that error in their determination to snap up some stylish, low-priced quilts, lamps and rugs.
- A fundamental shift in the nature of migration has been largely overlooked by policy-makers.
- The conflict of interest with him owning a private ambulance service was conveniently overlooked.
- That does not require them either to assume that it is faultless or to overlook its faults.
- However, while you are quick to overlook faults, the Thinker can be overly critical.
- We are particularly concerned with efficiency values, an aspect that is frequently overlooked.
- However, these complaints can be overlooked due to the sheer zeal the movie radiates.
- Many researchers into the UFO enigma tend to overlook a very important fact.
- Regrettably, the debate is so laden with emotions and self-serving arguments that the facts are often overlooked.
- I think, however, that he overlooks an important third possibility - inadequate nutrition in utero.
- The bill entirely overlooks this important requirement.
1.2(disregard)(fault/misdemeanor) disculpar(fault/misdemeanor) dejar pasar
1.3(pass over)he was overlooked for promotion — no lo tuvieron en cuenta para el ascenso
2(have view over)the room overlooks the valley — desde la habitación se domina el valle
- a room overlooking the sea — una habitación con vista al mar / que da al mar
- the garden is not overlooked — el jardín no se ve desde ninguno de los edificios que lo rodean
1vista femininescenic overlook — panorama masculine
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