In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(triumph)(common sense/justice) prevalecer(common sense/justice) imponerse(enemy) imponerseto prevail over/against sb/sth — prevalecer sobre algn/algo
- The better team should prevail over the course of several plays, so overtime is the way to go.
- Punjab reorganised their game on resumption and managed to prevail over their rivals.
- Its name derives from romance, the literary form in which desires and dreams prevail over everyday realities.
- Your nation endured the blitz to prevail over an implacable foe.
- Rapoport presents this method as a means to help one to prevail over an opponent in an argument.
- Don't you think that the same capitalist nature or profit motive will prevail over those countries?
- Does it make sense to say that the rights of A to depasture his or her cattle shall prevail over the rights of B?
- He was of course, feeling the paternal love which can prevail over all other emotions.
- There are no questions, no wringing hands and no doubt that good will prevail over evil.
- We can hope that change for the good will ultimately prevail over change for the bad.
- Your voice was heard about the booking rules so let's hope good sense and fairness will prevail over the price policy.
- Their collective rights prevail over individual or corporate monopoly interests.
- Abraham tries to prevail over God in the merit of having brought monotheism to the world.
- There are no Lycra-clad heroes swinging to the rescue; no guarantees that good will prevail over evil.
- The president was determined that the goal of winning the war prevail over all else.
- The councillors are optimists and we believe that the good will prevail over evil in our Garden Town.
- While he admitted to contemplating suicide, he resolved to prevail over adversity.
- What is to be gained by letting egos prevail over common sense?
- Will they prevail over Australia and effectively raise prices over the next five years?
- I think it also possible that he has such a low opinion of her that he is determined that his opinions and views shall prevail over hers.
2(predominate)(sunshine/winds) predominar(attitude/pessimism) preponderar(attitude/pessimism) predominar(attitude/pessimism) reinar(situation) reinar(situation) imperar
- The atmosphere prevailing in the tribal belt has thrown up a serious challenge to the secular forces.
- My latest academic upload again points to the generally unscientific culture that prevails in academic psychology.
- Others are just private murderous mafias that thrive in the atmosphere of lawlessness that prevails in large parts of the country.
- A great atmosphere prevailed around the town in the afternoon with the amusements arcades open again.
- There, trained facilitators ensure that a positive, supportive atmosphere prevails.
- You will have domestic worries and an unsettled atmosphere will prevail at home.
- Villages will always win over towns because the community spirit prevails more with lesser areas of population.
- Natural Healing Crystals are on display in the store and a calming atmosphere prevails.
- These measures would greater assist in dealing with the problems currently prevailing.
- Cuba will make every effort to preserve the atmosphere of détente and mutual respect that has prevailed in that area in the past few years.
- Everything feels dinky and a certain pre-war atmosphere prevails as we huddle inside, watching the rain lash at the portholes.
- Jakarta's festive mood also prevailed in most other areas of the nation as millions of people celebrated on the day.
- The cynicism prevailing among the new generation deprives society of the inflow of fresh ideas.
- A feverish atmosphere prevails at an otherwise-calm environment of the Museum complex.
- As it was the final meeting of the season before the Summer break, a festive atmosphere prevailed.
- Only when this has been set in place will we be able to assess the extent of the order that currently prevails.
- The family home we stayed in was small, basic, clean and with a very friendly atmosphere prevailing.
- But they warned that if no rain falls within the next two months, a crisis might prevail in the area.
- After racing a wonderful atmosphere prevailed which led to an almighty sing song.
- It is, if you like, the humanitarian consequences of this legal vacuum that currently prevails there.
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