In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(woman) embarazada(mare/cow) preñadashe's five months pregnant — está embarazada de cinco meses
- to get pregnant (by sb) — quedar embarazada (de algn)
- I was pregnant with Jane at the time — en esa época yo estaba embarazada de Jane / estaba esperando a Jane
- All pregnant women, whatever their age, should be offered screening before 20 weeks.
- Midwives and pregnant women said that they found the booklets used in the intervention acceptable.
- In the United Kingdom over a quarter of pregnant women who smoke continue to do so during pregnancy.
- A pregnant woman can transmit the infection to her baby during delivery.
- Anti-inflammatory drugs are among the commonest drugs prescribed to pregnant women.
- The occurrence of pruritus in pregnant women should be the subject of routine inquiry, and when present acted on.
- The practice of screening all pregnant women for syphilis in every pregnancy should continue.
- Now she was pregnant, too young to be legally married, and some difficult decisions would have to be made.
- Free fruit through a supermarket voucher scheme is also planned for pregnant women and for preschool children.
- The Department of Health advises pregnant women, to eat according to their appetite and to keep an eye on weight gain.
- My wife and I were overjoyed when we did a pregnancy test confirming she was pregnant with our second child.
- Back at the centre there is a call from a young pregnant woman requiring telephone advice.
- Quinine alone is recommended now only for pregnant women, for whom no satisfactory alternatives exist.
- Boys are immunised, too, so that they won't be a source of infection to non-immune pregnant women.
- My problem now is that my youngest daughter is pregnant and she and her partner are getting married next year.
2.1literary (meaningful)(pause/silence) elocuente(pause/silence) cargado de significado(pause/silence) preñado de significado literary
- What is left unsaid, is communicated through glances, silences and pregnant pauses.
- Fortunately, Shane comes to the rescue with a well timed pregnant pause - or is he asleep?
- This muteness is unsettling, somehow pregnant with infinite meaning and utterly devoid of any at all.
- There was a pregnant pause, and he continued, voice a little shaky.
- There was the most pregnant of pauses as the camera panned along the faces in the panel.
- There was a pregnant pause, then Caitlin sighed sadly, reaching out to trace a finger over the figure on the screen.
- The direction perks up in the second half but overall allows too many pregnant pauses by the actors.
2.2to be pregnant withliterary (full)estar preñado de literaryestar grávido de literary
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