In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(eyes) forzar demasiado(heart) hacer trabajar demasiado(metal/joint) someter a excesivas presiones
- This pregnancy could overstrain an already overstrained body and could put her remission in jeopardy.
- He overstrained his wounded arm, hissed in pain, and rubbed it.
- On the fourth of the month, patients might change diets, increase alcohol consumption, refuse medicines, or overstrain themselves.
- The addition of the SiC reinforcement probably overstrained the lattice, and thus the alloy no longer had sufficient strain energy remaining to gain its potential strength and ductility.
- More committed to winning the war than to ruling Germany, he lent his prestige to a series of policies, including unrestricted submarine warfare, that overstrained Germany's resources and added the USA to an already long list of enemies.
- These positivists notice overwhelming evidence to show that the leadership overstrained their resources in every way.
- That's one agency that's really overstrained in terms of how much work they have to do and how much money they have to do it.
- Usually, shared kitchen and lavatory facilities were overstrained and badly installed, causing serious problems to human and building health.
- If they overstrain themselves, they make new enemies.
- Longshoreman and other workers who must carry heavy loads, or who have their back bent for a long time can easily overstrain their backs.
- With the decline of the Roman empire, barbarian attacks impoverished and depopulated the frontier provinces, and laid a burden of defense on the empire which overstrained the administrative machinery and its economic resources.
- States and localities, their economies soured and their budgets overstrained, are unable to maintain services for their neediest citizens.
- Your strength will return - if you don't overstrain yourself.
- I'll have keep my records brief so I don't overstrain my poor hand.
- I'm sorry, but in cases like these, it's best not to have the patient overstrained.
- When feet pronate excessively, certain tissues are overstrained.
- Without overstraining themselves, they had learnt a lot about coordination and preparation, besides the effectiveness of teamwork when it came to handling challenging projects.
- I thought I had simply overstrained myself during an exercise and that it would go away after a few days.
- Their resources destroyed, their water supply devastated, their hospitals bombed, overstrained and collapsing.
- Well, if you feel you have to… just watch out that you don't overstrain yourself.
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