In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(being present)presencia femininein the presence of sb — en presencia de algn
- I felt nervous in his presence — su presencia me ponía nerviosa
- don't mention it in his presence — no lo menciones delante de él / cuando esté él
- to make one's presence felt — hacerse sentir / notar
- The vertebrates are characterized by the presence of a bony skeleton and a brain.
- Burial took place in the adjoining cemetery in the presence of a large number of sympathisers.
- It was moments like that when I savoured his presence, enjoyed the fact that we were together and we were happy.
- I will watch for God's presence in my life today.
- I approached Robbie and he didn't seem to sense my presence in the room.
- To be in the presence of someone who obviously loves his job and cares about his audience is truly unique.
- Many students seem to be aware of the station's presence on campus.
- We would feel uneasy in the presence of someone who knew our inmost thoughts.
- From one of these old men, whose name is not mentioned here, I received the sense of having been in the presence of evil.
- Though she would draw immense comfort from his presence, she did not want him to see her suffer.
- Then, oddly comforted by his presence, she starts to seek out his company.
- She drew comfort from his presence there and his voice, the warmth in it reserved only for her.
- The fact he could utter the word in the presence of his most deadly enemies says much about the Christian upbringing of the man.
- Eventually they accepted the document in the presence of two witnesses and Albert was given painkillers.
- Testing for HIV infection is usually done by detecting the presence of an antibody to the virus.
- Christ's presence on earth simply exposed the activity of these sinister forces.
- We had been in the presence of a man of God, a gentle giant, a man of strong conviction astride a gentle soul.
- Princess Margaret presented the certificate in the presence of Lady Astor.
- Arriving in Tripoli on 12 February 1941, he made his presence felt immediately.
- You must then date it and sign it in the presence of two witnesses.
2(representation)presencia femininetheir military presence in the region — su presencia militar en la zona
- This will ensure that a high visibility policing presence will be maintained in such areas as Shipley East.
- He said that provided a police presence was maintained in the centre, the project could be beneficial.
- The local public opinion about the American military presence appears to be mixed.
- Mr Youssef said that a regular and visible police presence was the best deterrent to criminals.
- Yet it remains just as true that most people feel more secure when the police have a visible presence on the streets.
- The Metropolitan Police had a presence of 600 officers in the area to maintain public order.
- I wouldn't object to the cameras so much if there was a police presence to crack down on other motoring offences.
- We've been putting pressure on the Government to increase the Garda presence on our roads.
- You can actually see passers-by slide their eyes around the police and military presence.
- Uganda could then justify its army presence in the region as peacekeepers.
- The rest of the group was told to leave, returning along the same route without a police presence.
- It has also increased the police presence on the streets of communities throughout the city.
- Indeed, it has been argued that a visible American troop presence weakens the royal family rather than strengthening it.
- He wonders what maintaining a constant police presence in the area is costing taxpayers.
- The police presence was a deterrent to those wishing to commit petty crimes.
- They headed towards the police station where they knew the British army had a presence.
- And, campus security has responded by intensifying their security presence in these areas with some success.
- Internally, a strong secret police had a shadowy presence in the universities and institutions.
- Most notable of all was the continued absence of any significant military or police presence.
- Their main role, however, will be to reassure the public and provide a visible police presence on the streets.
- We have security guards now and there is a continual presence of the Metro Police.
- She interviews her for a book that she hopes will make Alison famous, but their voices on tape are often drowned out by the spirit presences that jostle around them.
- Sensing a dark presence in the room is a common symptom of sleep paralysis.
- Not all presences or hauntings are necessarily evil, he says - they may simply be lost or desperate.
- She is preoccupied with the supernatural, in this particular instance ghostly presences.
- I had just shrugged into a light coat when I felt a looming presence at my back.
- I was overwhelmed by the reality of these presences.
- ‘So of course, these presences are just hallucinations,’ I said cheerfully.
- She was feeling quite lost now, all these people talking about strange presences.
- In my time this had become two bedrooms and a bathroom with an oddly shaped passage, and anybody who slept there remarked on strange presences.
- Heads scarcely touch pillows before significant dreams and spectral presences are in attendance.
- And yes, sometimes I even hear voices or sense presences that aren't there.
- It was strange the way she began to feel presences.
- She was reassured by his solid presence by her side.
- The crowd responded with applause suitably thunderous for a woman with such commanding stage presence.
- He's got a real physical presence - his chest is puffed up and it feels like he's taking up too much space.
- Sol is not a big talker on the field, but his physical presence and calm manner reassure others.
- They have a great physical presence and they made that tell on this occasion.
- He is still young, still a boy really, but his physical presence is already very good.
- More importantly, unlike the other two, he made his physical presence known at both ends of the pitch.
- He had a huge physical and vocal presence, dominating his area and the players around him.
- Short but well built, with a beard and cropped hair, the young leader has a powerful physical presence.
- A good trainer and a big physical presence, he is a brave and dependable goalkeeper.
- He has genuine physical presence to augment his smooth changes of pace and direction.
- Alexander has a real earthy solid presence which balances Carlos's classical technique.
- But we're only human, and we feel the need to make up for our lack of physical presence in other ways.
- The constable said that he found Mr Bibby to be " quite threatening just by his mere physical presence".
- The reassuring physical presence of a property is enough to catch many people off guard.
- With his physical presence you very rarely see him beaten in the air.
- His lack of physical presence is a drawback at this level but a goal would do wonders for his confidence.
- We need a big fellow up front and he gives us a strong physical presence.
- Roberts kept them wanting more with his commanding stage presence.
- For all that, the staging will be simple, a bare set putting the focus on the performers' physical presence.
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