In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(get worse)experimentar un retroceso
- The reality was that we lost, Galway made progress, went on to win the All-Ireland, whereas we regressed.
- This time around, we've kind of slipped up and regressed in the eyes of the people here, which disappoints me greatly.
- We have regressed in our relationship to illness, and the example of diabetes illustrates how we have lost faith in science to cure physical ailment.
- He also said that the case meant he and his wife had been away from their child for the last six weeks and his condition had regressed in that time.
- Mr Hughes said he had a couple more sessions to go before a scan would reveal whether the tumour had regressed.
- The question of ‘what is to be done’ often regressed into a brainstorming session, as if politicians were PR managers trying to sell a new brand of toothpaste.
- The physiological changes usually regress after the delivery.
- The economy may have progressed in recent years but society has in some respects regressed.
- Still, imagine for a moment that the market is disposed to regress toward its same old 9% mean for the 10 years from 1997 to 2007.
- The position of rural women has regressed since the age of socialism.
- His music, instead of advancing, regressed; the songs became strangely lethargic; they featured a pumping harmonium but very little harmony.
- Abandoning the delicate touches of their studio work, they regress with a storming set of balls-out rock, mixing the deft lyricism of Neil Young with the sheer power of Led Zeppelin.
- In fact we're rapidly regressing and the number of dentists, especially NHS ones, is plummeting.
- Instead of showing progression we seem to be regressing in our serials these days.
- As the match progressed so the football regressed but City, to their credit, looked comfortable and assured and were doing their best to eke, if not exactly carve, out chances.
- Dillon is a fine player yet he has clearly regressed since last year.
- We are regressing in our democratic governance.
- We are supposed to be progressing, but as far as education is concerned we are regressing.
- ‘If anything, we have regressed rather than progressed,’ Brown said in his opening statement.
- It is as if we are regressing instead of moving forward.
2Psychologyexperimentar una regresión
- The only problem with removal from the home is that while the kid improves, home stays the same and the child regresses when they return, whether it is violence, neglect or something else.
- It was common, she said, for children to regress, both behaviourally and academically.
- Often the parent feels helpless and very discouraged and may also give up on the child which reinforces the child's feelings of inadequacy and may cause the child to retreat or regress further.
- People under stress often regress to earlier stages of development.
- But if you free yourself of these expectations and regress back to a seventh grade mentality, you will have a great time.
- Her mind is not deranged, it has just regressed into that of one without advanced mental capacities.
- It's also common for preschoolers to react to a parent's departure by regressing to younger behaviors, such as whining or asking for a bottle.
- Sometimes its challenges may appear so overwhelming that individuals break down, give up, or regress to a previous stage of development, returning to the mother in her archetypal aspect of nurturer and container.
- At one point he regresses back into his CID persona from years ago.
- In supportive therapy, the therapist works to help the patient not regress around this phase.
- It occurs to me now that I'd regressed to the stage before I had teeth, when the only kind of eating I could do was sucking.
- Good grief, she was regressing into a giddy teenager!
- With Rain, I was able to regress into my last life and discover that I was one of the greatest men in history!
- He was practically regressing into his single-digit years.
- Young kids may become clingy and regress to earlier behavior, such as wanting to sleep with their parents or wetting the bed.
- Under hypnosis, I was regressed to a time I felt this feeling, and recalled standing terrified at the bottom of the Sears Tower in Chicago, and literally felt the associated nausea.
- We are certainly given no clues that these flashes of black indicate that Julie is ‘denying her memories’ or that she is trying to repel her memories and obliterate the past by regressing to a time before memory was active in her as a subject.
- ‘These children are regressing very quickly without the intervention of therapists and psychologists,’ said Alliance chairman John Nyhan.
- In some ways I was mentally regressing anyway, so I find flatulence quite amusing now.
- She had said those things shortly before regressing back into the delirium that she had been in almost since he had found her.
3Mathematicsto regress to the mean — regresar a la media
- First, the suspected mediator variable is regressed onto the predictor variable.
- This type of analysis obtains estimates of main path coefficients by regressing each endogenous variable on those variables that directly impinge upon it.
- In the second stage, indirect paths were examined by regressing each proximal variable on the distal variables.
- The independent variables (maternal caring, paternal caring, school climate caring, school climate trust and school climate morale) were regressed on the dependent variable caring.
- For this research question, we regressed variables reflecting each youth's level of involvement on each latent dimension on covariate terms.
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