In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(willingly, gladly)he readily helps all who are in need — siempre está dispuesto a ayudar a los necesitados
- she readily agreed — accedió de buena gana
- I readily admit that … — no tengo inconveniente / reparos en admitir que …
- I can readily appreciate that … — entiendo perfectamente que …
2(easily, quickly)(understand) fácilmente(understand) inmediatamentethey are readily available — se pueden conseguir fácilmente / sin problemas
- readily to hand — bien a mano
- nothing springs very readily to mind — de inmediato no se me ocurre nada
- The short answer is to hightail it out of the capital to where large and detached homes are more readily available.
- She readily posed for group photos with that characteristic smile always on her lips.
- Eddington readily conceded that the company's assumptions may quickly be blown off course.
- The Society is fortunate to have such a specialist readily available to step into Roger's shoes.
- Lime grows quickly, is handsome looking, and can be readily clipped or pollarded.
- As you would expect, car hire is readily available, but don't discount the local bus services.
- McGee readily admits that he was a big political influence in his teenage years.
- This is not a society in which communal political ideologies will readily seize hold.
- It's a great way to spice up spuds - all the flavours are readily absorbed while the potatoes are hot.
- She readily admitted to performing the black magic associated with witches.
- Yet, as he readily admits, this sanction was used just eight times last year.
- New ideas are not always readily accepted, and so it was with this dialogical project.
- How odd, though, that such a self-styled patriot can cast his loyalties aside so readily.
- For example cows in heat or those with health problems can be readily identified.
- He asked me then to contribute to the document on the issue of wildlife and I readily agreed.
- This can reduce symptoms, but permits infections to take hold more readily.
- Thus these rays are readily absorbed by the body along with their therapeutic values.
- The young couple are calling for more information about meningitis to be made more readily available.
- Seed is readily available from stock centres and gives small, easily grown plants.
- His liturgical assistants will be readily available now that so many women serve at sea.
- He readily admits that it is a dream job for someone who has been passionate about cars since boyhood.
- My usual mistake springs readily to mind, and this simple action quickly solves the problem.
- The gnarled brown root is readily available in our supermarkets and not expensive.
- Moreover, the Oakfield Campus could readily swallow up the entire teaching facility.
- Joe readily admits that he was persuaded to play the leading character over a few drinks.
- Things are not quite so heady just yet around south west Scotland, as Donna readily acknowledges.
- Since Christmas is usually a family affair, this should be readily available.
- Expert advice is readily available to any person doing restoration work if needed.
- Pots of the bulbs in flower are readily available at this time of year.
- Perhaps the best thing to do is to use a journal place-holder note more readily when things get too fraught for me.
- He has readily quoted it in support of his own Calverley and Farsley ward.
- There would be a reluctance to readily dispense with them unless absolutely required.
- Star voices not only draw eager listeners but also their message is readily accepted.
- Nor are grandparents or other extended family members so readily available for nursing duties.
- Later on I was requested to help in the appeal filed by the man and I readily agreed.
- Second hand office furniture is readily available and can easily be given a new lease of life.
- Ferguson readily admits he has never been in as bad a situation as the one he is faced with now.
- Yet, his age is not readily apparent in the middle of these discussions or interviews.
- Instead of readily agreeing to be re-tested, Annus talked of being treated like a criminal.
- He talked readily and, as though he sensed my nervousness at making contact with him, he did his best to put me at my ease.
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