In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1proporcionalto be proportionate to sth — estar en proporción a algo
- The adult fish attains a length of three feet and proportionate weight normally and has a life span of 20 years.
- There has to be uniformity in the monthly charges, which should be proportionate to what a consumer gets to watch.
- Moreover, she says, increased output was seldom matched by a proportionate increase in wages.
- The measures taken would have to be proportionate to the threat.
- For the middle class, its income has not shown a proportionate upward trend.
- In my submission, that is the proportionate and reasonable approach here.
- But this decisive response must be careful and intelligent and proportionate.
- Unfortunately, a proportionate increase in the number of my least favourite motorists appears also to have occurred.
- The campaign will be proportionate and just, legally accountable and supported by international consensus.
- Military action was neither proportionate nor the last resort.
- So the Agency's approach to participation was proportionate and it is on those grounds that we submit there should be two sets of costs.
- A presidential council would be formed whose membership would be proportionate to the majority Greek population.
- What we are good at is proportionate to how much time we put into it.
- We believe this is proportionate and consistent with the responses to our own research into what parents wanted.
- He explained that if you catch a small shark and confine it, it will stay a size proportionate to the aquarium.
- Are you happy that sanctions are appropriate, are proportionate?
- In this context and as stated, punishment must be proportionate to the circumstances of the crime.
- If she exceeds that, there will be a proportionate cut in the payment.
- In fact, I would be supportive of reasonable and proportionate measures to sustain and promote it.
- Their immediate emotional response is often proportionate to the degree of exposure to the trauma.
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