In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be resolved (to + inf) — estar resuelto / decidido (a + inf)
- to be resolved on sth
- we're resolved on this point: he must apologize — en esto no vamos a transigir: tiene que disculparse
- Whatever it takes, whatever it costs, this patient, this resolved nation will win the first war of the 21st century.
- Nursing must act now in a unified voice with a resolved spirit to determine its own destiny.
- It is apparent that she was resolved to stand on her own feet.
- She spoke in a calm resolved voice usually reserved for making speeches.
- Then, intense fear of abandonment and loneliness overcame him momentarily, but he was resolved to face his terror by remaining alone.
- With the New Year approaching, Daphne's resolved to make everything all right again.
- The mud fell out of her fingers and she initially felt terrible seeing her neat fingernails devouring the filth but still, she was resolved.
- From the age of 12 she was resolved to become a gospel singer and at the time of her death, aged 74, she had written more than 2500 songs.
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