In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1en partehe did it partly for religious reasons — lo hizo en parte por razones religiosas
- it was partly my fault — en parte fue culpa mía
- a partly eaten bar of chocolate — una barra de chocolate a medio comer / empezada
- it's only partly true — solo es verdad en parte
- it was partly destroyed — fue parcialmente destruido
- It is partly for this reason that he is refusing to rush any recruitment moves.
- She is currently working on her third novel that will be partly based in the North of England.
- It is low because as well as being affected by the dry summer, it was partly drained for repairs.
- When I moved to Scotland it was partly to do with wanting to enjoy the Scottish culture.
- I felt partly responsible for the big day because I had introduced them on a night out.
- I think in general people found it very funny and that indeed was partly the intention.
- The land was excluded from the original plans because it is partly in the city's green belt.
- It was partly greater familiarity with the soundtrack that made me enjoy it more.
- Which is very poor given that serving food is partly how they make their living.
- This is partly to cut out the noise and vibration from passing trams and traffic.
- She had not agreed to it, although in a statement she admitted partly blaming herself.
- The causes of asthma are not fully known but it is partly an allergic condition.
- It is clear from the Council report into the progress of the scheme that it has partly backfired.
- It was where I grew up, and so it follows that it must be a place that at least partly shaped who I am today.
- He is right that things are better than they were, but this is partly a reflection of how bad they got.
- This is partly because the squad has so many young players, but it is also a testimony to his quality.
- The turnout was so good partly because of the weather and partly because the event is so well known now.
- The land is partly designated for housing, partly for education and is part open space.
- This is partly based on grounds of public safety on the advice of the relevant authorities.
- This is partly because most of us have better things to do than fill in forms.
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