In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- One guy, Tom, saw a way to rectify this situation.
- Are you interested in rectifying the situation?
- Mr Diamond has been in contact with numerous council representatives in an effort to rectify the situation, to no avail.
- The matter was quickly rectified by fitting steel control rods, cutting away some parts of the wing skin and providing adequate gap sealing for the flaps.
- I trust that the editor will rectify this matter.
- What chance have we got then of rectifying a situation?
- I am told that the folks there are well aware of the problems and they're already working to rectify matters when the films are repeated in a few months.
- And, in many cases, they're working to try to rectify that situation.
- A concerted effort must be made to rectify the situation.
- However, if the damp problem has been rectified by correct installation of the stainless-steel flue, there is no need to seal the wall.
- That would rectify the situation pretty quickly.
- The government resolved to rectify the situation.
- Do you believe that constitutional reform is needed to rectify the situation?
- After I post this article, I intend to rectify that situation.
- In no time they assisted me in rectifying the situation.
- The GP was given a reprimand after her solicitor said she ‘accepted there was a lack of sympathetic handling’, but had made efforts to rectify her mistakes.
- Rather, he left a clear indication of the problem in the confident expectation that some later scholar would rectify matters.
- ‘I felt like an outsider in my own organisation,’ he says, but has since rectified matters.
- This is particularly important if you have not received a repeat prescription, so that we can rectify the matter.
- A spokeswoman for the city council said they were taking steps to rectifying the situation.
- Physicists have built a novel device that relies on electron spin to rectify current.
- Similar to an electrical diode that rectifies an alternating voltage, it might rectify an alternating force to generate a net movement in one direction.
- The signals were amplified, rectified, and integrated on a moving-time-average basis, with a time constant of 100 milliseconds.
- It works by moving a magnet through a coil of wire and produces a alternating current which must then be rectified by the use of diodes.
- We are also investigating tunnel diodes, which rectify the IR-frequency current waves in the antenna arms.
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