In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(consider)considerarto regard sth/sb as sth
- they regard her as a genius — la consideran un genio
- I regard it as my duty to warn you — considero (que es) mi deber advertirte
- they regard it as vital that … — consideran fundamental que …
- initially, they regarded her with suspicion — al principio recelaban de ella
- how do you regard the situation there today? — ¿qué opinión le merece / cómo ve usted la situación actual allí?
- her employers regard her very highly — sus jefes tienen muy buena opinión de ella / la tienen en gran estima
- a highly regarded university — una universidad muy respetada / de gran reputación
- We reluctantly conclude that we must regard the resulting convictions as unsafe.
- Stewart, though, is well regarded in banking circles and could be the right man at the right time.
- In 1851 he founded his own piano factory, producing instruments highly regarded by his contemporaries.
- The Importance of Being Earnest is regarded in some circles as being Wilde's best work.
- Second, the notion that people will be genetically designed is widely regarded with suspicion rather than anticipation.
- But moulds, although generally regarded with suspicion, are also of importance.
- None of those matters elaborated can possibly be regarded as irrelevant considerations.
- He did not regard his formal studies to be a happy experience, but remained a life-long disciple of self-culture.
- I have set that part of the judgment out in detail because I regard it as of considerable importance.
- I regard this statement of considerable importance; it sets the background against which it is crucial to consider the issues in the case.
- He was widely regarded by colleagues as one of the leading experts in his field.
- Both are utterly professional and are regarded with something approaching awe by their contemporaries.
- How do you feel about being a regarded as a lesbian sex symbol?
- The political party is regarded with cynical disdain.
- While well regarded by his contemporaries he did not exert major influence or attract artistic followers.
- More people are now willing to listen to the man many once regarded with contempt or annoyance.
- Having studied and lived overseas for 15 years, Cai regards this fireworks show as a good chance for him to gain contact with the country's mainstream culture.
- Elsewhere, artists examine how America regards their own countries.
- At this point it is interesting to look back and consider which we regard as his cleverest clue.
- Yet, you're generally regarded now as a great sculptor and artist.
- He leaned back against the edge of the table and regarded me steadily.
- She sent Daniel an apologetic look, but he was regarding Melvin with rigid steadiness.
- Above him the huge form peered down at him and regarded him quizzically.
- While Mona stares uncomfortably into the horse's eye, Tamsin regards her with poised bemusement.
- Angus produced his Ordinance Survey map and Jimmy regarded it with distaste.
- But Rich, silent until now, was regarding Shaun with a contemplative gaze.
- When I looked up she was regarding me with a level stare.
- It's been a week and he still regards me with that disconcertingly haunted stare.
- I was also uncomfortably aware of the fact that Brendan was regarding me with a steady gaze.
- He was regarding her steadily; she couldn't quite be sure whether he was smiling or not.
- I lazily dropped the envelopes to my side on the couch and sat back with a hopeless sigh, staring directly at the droning television, not regarding anything happening on it.
- She turned her head to regard him with a deathly frosty gaze.
- When he turned his gaze to regard the trees, he realized that they seemed to be fading in and out of existence whenever he attempted to focus on one.
- He jerked his head out of her grip, and regarded her again with that emotionless gaze of his.
- Regan turned around to regard him, but the guard squirmed under his gaze.
- With a small sigh, Laine turned her gaze to Alvar, who was regarding Lexa with an expression that was a cross between confusion and anxiety.
- There was no emotion on his face, and his gaze seemed pretty blank as he regarded it, as though waiting for something to happen.
- I regarded my toes as they peeped out of the water while I floated on my back.
- Edella regards me quizzically, but I just stare right back at her with an equally confused expression.
- He, evidently, did not know what he was in store for, because he was regarding her with a patronizing stare, most likely underestimating her abilities.
3(heed)considerartener en cuenta
1.1(esteem)to have a high regard for sb — tener a algn en gran estima
- I have a great regard for her professional judgment — respeto mucho su criterio profesional
- the company holds your work in high regard — la empresa tiene muy buena opinión de su trabajo
1.2(consideration)consideración femininethey have no regard for other people's feelings — no tienen ninguna consideración por los sentimientos de los demás
- regard for sb/sth
- she shows little regard for convention — respeta muy poco las convenciones
- without regard for her own safety — sin pensar en el riesgo que corría
- they paid no regard to my wishes — hicieron caso omiso de mis deseos
- Athletes usually take these supplements recklessly with no regard for their welfare.
- Equal treatment without regard to race remains the enduring promise of the American creed.
- However, these norms are thrown to the winds and the owners have scant regard for public safety.
- He loses his sense of honour, and often his regard for truth.
- In my judgment it is legitimate to have regard to public perception when considering the characteristics of a penal system.
- His Lordship was satisfied on the material before him that the Justices had regard to the material consideration.
- I'm also concerned that the change is being made piecemeal, without regard to the proposed redevelopment of the waterfront and City Hall car park.
- Societies that imagine corporate identity, as nations or religions often do, pay more attention to the whole and give less regard to the individuals who form the whole.
- The goal of this principle is the prevention of broad indiscriminate attacks without regard to civilian casualties and property.
- Out here even the local authority pays scant regard to the notices and rules of the Department of Nature Conservation.
- In fact, Gandhi said that only people with a high regard for the law were qualified for civil disobedience.
- Indiscriminately slashing parking space by half with no regard to residents' own needs is wrong, few can argue with that.
- But that does not mean they were conducted without regard to theory.
- I am unable to accept the submission that the Secretary of State paid too little regard to therapeutic considerations.
- Mr O'Gorman said the Church had continually fought compensation cases in a callous manner showing no regard for the victims concerned.
- A man walks this land, a madman who holds no regard for human life.
- They're determined to impose this agreement on the Australian people without regard for very legitimate concerns.
- They seem to have nothing to say about our government conducting itself without regard to morality whenever it is convenient.
- Our politicians show little regard for animal welfare or human safety.
- Such things ought not to interfere with our regard for the sanctity of human life.
2regards plural(greeting)saludos masculinerecuerdos masculineplease give Tom my regards — dale saludos / recuerdos de mi parte a Tom
- Sheila sends her regards — Sheila manda saludos / recuerdos
- kind regards, John — saludos, John
- Thanks to everyone for their best wishes and regards.
- The President of Ireland sent her regards and friends and relations from her home place and from Castledermot gathered to wish her well for a long, long time to come.
- And last but not least, send warm wishes, love, and best regards to yourself and Sara.
- Don't forget to tell the guys that I send regards and that I hope we can be together in Silver City.
- By the way, give my regards to your friend Rhapsody, and thank her for her kindness.
- José, a product of Port Rex High School and Pollock Sports, sends his regards to friends here and says ‘see you in November’.
- First of all, I would like to convey my deep regards to our best friend Mr. Bush.
- I hope the article is coming along well. Regards, Jack Farquhar
- I asked him to pass on my regards and my hopes that life, no matter how short from now on, will be kind to them.
- Please pass on my thanks and regards to your friend, Stoatie.
- First, I send my sincerest regards to the friends and family of Mr Luxton, Mr Falloon, and, of course, David Lange.
- Best regards and thanks once again for helping to spread the good news!
- At any rate, I am looking forward to Anansi Boys and I love your blog. Warmest regards, Mary Bongiovi
- For those living on the other side of the wall, well, they had our warmest personal regards and best wishes.
- His many friends and supporters in Killarney send their best regards to the genial Christy and we all hope to see him out and about very soon.
- But please give my regards and good wishes to your family, especially to Gwen.
- Well, we're coming home soon, my family sends their regards.
3(aspect)she is fortunate in one regard — tiene suerte en un aspecto
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