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(opposition)resistencia feminineresistance to sth/sb — resistencia a algo/algn
- resistance to change — resistencia al cambio
- to put up resistance — ofrecer / oponer resistencia
- to meet with resistance (from sb/sth) — encontrar resistencia (por parte de algn/algo)
- to take / follow the line / path of least resistance — seguir el camino más fácil
- This was because of the Norwegian resistance movement, which managed to make some trouble for the Nazi occupation.
- The Norwegian resistance movement played an important part in World War Two.
- The resistance movement has pinned down our soldiers and contractors as enemy occupiers.
- The resistance movement of Greece played a relatively small part in the whole scheme of events in the eastern Mediterranean during World War Two.
- She would, of course, provide a rallying point for any resistance movement, so she must be eliminated.
- Suddenly, the man, who as a 16-year-old was a member of the Polish resistance movement, fell to the ground on his knees clutching his chest.
- The Communist Party was at the heart of the resistance movement.
- Poland's resistance movement could concentrate all its resources on a common enemy.
- The Dutch resistance movement came about because of two simple facts - outrage that their country had been invaded and sheer horror at what happened to the Dutch Jews.
- What if this woman isn't the member of some resistance movement?
- But the hopes of the resistance movement - 80 percent Communist - were dashed.
- Communist groups throughout Europe had done little to assist any resistance movement in Nazi-occupied Europe.
- A resistance movement targets the occupiers, not the occupied.
- But many people said that it was the Italian resistance movement that liberated Italy from fascism.
- A resistance movement emerged on a scale that the military had not anticipated.
- The leader of this resistance movement is a mysterious figure known only as Kuato.
- However, there is no resistance movement to fuel such an uprising.
- They seem to be running some sort of resistance movement.
- He would be a freedom fighter, a resistance fighter.
- The resistance movement of Yugoslavia played an important role in World War Two.
1.2(movement)(fighter) de la resistenciathe resistance — la resistencia
- the (French) Resistance — la Resistencia francesa
- the resistance movement — la resistencia
2Biologyresistencia feminineresistance to sth — resistencia a algo
- the body's natural resistance to disease — la resistencia natural del cuerpo a las enfermedades
- He'd leave the windows open in winter so we'd develop a resistance to cold.
- One of the many benefits of being 20 is the resistance to illness.
- A healthier diet has also increased my resistance to colds.
- The gene content of chromosomal segments conditioning quantitative resistance to multiple pathogens was inspected.
- Diabetes lowers your body's resistance to infections and slows your ability to heal.
- Most disease resistance traits are measured as one or more discrete characters.
- This heat dries out the skin and lowers its resistance to the sun.
- Dietitians also recommend eating yogurt, which can help strengthen the body's resistance to infection.
- Hypersensitivity responses play a major role in plant resistance to pathogens.
- She was given morphine and needed ventilation for her subsequent apnoea and to try to lower her pulmonary resistance to improve lung blood flow.
- Sorry to bring up smoking again, but smoking reduces your resistance to bugs, lowers the body's ability to expel the mucus and lengthens recovery time.
- They're naturally gifted with strong stomachs and a powerful resistance to viral and bacterial agents.
- If your mouth is unhealthy, especially with gum disease, it overloads your health every moment of the day, lowering your resistance to all disease.
- Systemic vascular resistance is increased, especially in the muscle and skin.
- The drugs used to prevent the body rejecting the new heart adversely weakened his resistance to infection.
3.1(to movement)resistencia femininewind resistance — la resistencia del viento
- Where is the ethical norm that stipulates resistance against murderous force without any concern for one's own security?
- Three soldiers were killed as the coalition forces met fierce resistance.
- U.S. forces have cited armed resistance from inside the complex as the main reason they could not seal off the museum and prevent the looting.
- But they have been saying for months that there could be civil unrest, there could be resistance with force of arms.
- Small groups must move rapidly to seize critical nodes in a building, while a follow-on force deals with remaining resistance.
- The garrison of Kilkenny surrendered without putting up much resistance and Cromwell's forces entered the town without losing a man.
- Security forces could employ the weapon to overcome resistance without resorting to force, their paramount aim.
- Federal authorities vigorously enforced later drafts, employing sufficient military force to quell any resistance.
- To their surprise, though, they met significant resistance from loyalist forces.
- However, there was no information on whether security forces had encountered resistance as they retook the town.
- If the intent to stop this madness is forced to go through the path of resistance and violence, than so so be it.
- Support for the so called resistance or newer anti-occupation forces will mean bloodshed on a much greater scale than there is at present.
- It broke down not because it met with stiff physical resistance from security forces but more because it was an ideological flop.
- As the enemy resistance crumbled and forces melted away, more of the coalition's combat forces were assigned to other missions.
- Fighting raged in the capital on Sunday with forces meeting fierce resistance in their efforts to capture the city.
- Bolometers are devices whose electrical resistance changes with temperature.
- Although he did not express it in these terms, it had also been deduced from Aristotle's Physics that the velocity of a body was proportional to the force acting on it divided by the resistance.
- Input resistance was measured as the voltage deflection induced by a - 0.5 or - 1.0 nA current pulse.
- This means that the electrical resistance of the device can be changed dramatically using a very small magnetic field.
- The voltage and/or resistance and thereby the temperature of each thermistor is measured at several second intervals.
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