In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1reconstrucción femininethe rebuilding of the economy — la reconstrucción de la economía
- I'm getting there on the website rebuild, but it's slow going!
- It is always cheaper to pay now rather than later, so it became a case of doing a preventative total rebuild on everything.
- But Ilkley campaigners say they would still like to hear updates on how things are progressing with the potential rebuild of the Coronation Hospital.
- When we found this out we took major action, developing a 20-year rebuild strategy.
- Mr Galloway said the rebuild was part of a strategy for the next ten to 15 years.
- It will take a major rebuild before the pub can be re-opened.
- Other funding sources for the rebuild could include a forthcoming bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund.
- There is also no time table for the rebuild but the club is hoping to complete the aircraft in 2005.
- The big institutional shareholders apparently have their own ideas about a new chairman and a couple of new directors to preside over the board rebuild.
- I spent the afternoon working on a website rebuild which wound up requiring an animated banner.
- The engines are guaranteed to run 6500 km between rebuilds, and will be €75,000 for a pre-raced version, or €150,000 for a new-build.
- The increase will be evenly split between rebuilds and cash outlays for digital boxes.
- It usually necessitates a complete rebuild of the machine which is a complex and lengthy procedure, hence the high cost.
- I have seen the results of some good rebuild programs and, unfortunately, some bad ones.
- Every now and then I get the urge to continue the rebuild of my music collection onto CDs.
- The centre of the site shows the headquarters building which underwent several rebuilds.
- We have noted the various letters from Marlborough residents concerning the rebuild of St John's School.
- This could prove quite costly if the system was not originally designed for rebuild - as in many cases.
- I was cleaning out a bunch of old files that have followed me through 3 rebuilds of my computer.
- The couple decided to project-manage the rebuild and do much of the construction work.
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