In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(liable, disposed)to be prone to sth/-ing/to + inf
- the group most prone to heart attack — el grupo más propenso / proclive a los infartos
- she is prone to exaggeration/to making stupid remarks — es propensa / tiene tendencia a exagerar/a decir estupideces
- they were prone to believe anything you told them — tenían tendencia a creerse todo lo que les decían
- His job relates to interacting with the public and to make the area less prone to crime.
- Some of the children became prone to violent outbursts, irritability, nightmares, and insomnia.
- Generally, the link between adrenalin making people more prone to heart failure is not well established.
- A man is sometimes very excitable and prone to anger for trivial reasons.
- Indeed, some people are especially prone to error.
- His mind, so prone to corruption, had been overtaken.
- Areas prone to flooding will suffer terribly as sea levels rise over the next century.
- In retrospect, it probably should not have been a surprise that volcanoes are prone to collapse.
- Passive smoking affects non-smokers and makes them more prone to respiratory infections.
- The back, neck, and wrists are the most prone to injury, Chan says.
- The standard cables are fiber optic but are prone to damage by personnel.
- She was usually silently stubborn but was on occasion prone to emotional outbursts.
- Could people who inherit athletic ability also be somehow genetically prone to the disease?
- Of the tasks involved in our cases, lymph node searches appear to be especially prone to scalpel injuries.
- First, the rules as written currently are so vague that they are prone to abuse.
- He is, however, also particularly prone to exaggeration, which may make others think of him as ridiculous.
- The devices are meant to make voting easier, more efficient and less prone to error.
- Field screens are prone to damage by pests and pathogens.
- The skin can crack, becoming red and inflamed and leaving it prone to infection.
- He was an objective conductor, not prone to exaggeration.
2(face downward)(tendido) boca abajo(invariable adjective) decúbito prono formal
- Valgus stress testing in the supine position or resisted knee flexion in the prone position may reproduce the pain.
- No studies were found that evaluated appropriate interventions for patients placed in the prone position.
- Rising from his prone position on the bed, he sat on the edge.
- Riding boards in a prone position has been around probably longer than standup surfing.
- Rod lay prone on the sandbar in the firelight, his back hurting him.
- You find yourself lying prone on a cold and dusty floor made of stone.
- I soon settled in for some rigorous study, busying myself with my alternately prone and prostrate experiments.
- I was stunned and stayed in a prone position for a minute or so.
- The recovery of hamstring muscle strength was poorer when subjects were in the prone position.
- Pulmonary capillary wedge pressure was slightly lower in the prone position.
- I turned to Jack, who was prone on the floor a few feet away.
- Thin axial slices through the abdomen are obtained in supine and prone positions.
- Two of the remaining 27 patients were never placed in the prone position.
1boca abajodecúbito prono formal
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