In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There is no doubt that this was a serious injury with significant orthopaedic and cosmetic consequences.
- Max's published work, as significant and substantial as it is, is not what we will remember him by.
- This work was little known about at the time but it has since emerged how significant this work proved to be.
- This has the makings of a very significant case of very considerable legal importance.
- They have achieved international publicity and significant sales in every continent.
- If the problem is difficult enough, a theorem like this can be a significant achievement.
- Although he was not a prolific writer, his work had a significant impact and is still of considerable interest.
- Bernoulli was one of the most significant promoters of the formal methods of higher analysis.
- This could be the only significant side effect possibly related to the product use.
- Weldon asked the questions that drove Pearson to some of his most significant contributions.
- It is important to understand just how significant this new idea was.
- A rise in temperature of this kind would have a significant effect on the distribution of vegetation.
- One of the most significant demographic changes was the decline of infant mortality at the turn of the century.
- The next significant study of perfect numbers was made by Nicomachus of Gerasa.
- The nurses want a significant increase in their flat fee for agreeing to be on call.
- We thought it only fitting that we do something quite significant for humanity.
- At present there seems to be a significant disparity in the statistics that are being reported.
- Yet the British music scene has always been an early indicator of significant social and political change.
- The appeal raises a point of some general importance and concerns a significant sum.
- Rap, jazz and so called world music have seen significant increases in CD sales in the past few years.
2(meaningful)(smile/look) expresivo(look/smile) elocuente(remark/fact) significativo
- It is not intelligence, it is information, and that, I think, is a significant point.
- These statements may have been symbolic, but the symbolism was highly significant in the context.
- The data indicate that ethnicity is a significant factor in the development and course of the disease.
- As for adultery, it is significant that Santorum suggests it should be treated as a crime.
- Downstairs, Martha gives Margaretha a significant look, upon which she rises and excuses herself to her guests, who leave.
- For Fagan, the next few weeks promise to be the most significant of her year.
- But Gordon Brown had a new and highly significant message for his American audience.
- It is significant that this weighty information is not revealed to the reader.
- The national flower is the ceibo and the most symbolically significant tree is the ombu.
- Yes, but these disappearing acts are significant because they are symbolic of a wider truth.
- Ceres is the symbol of authority and it is significant also that she is goddess of the harvest and fecundity.
- Is it possible that certain expressions of hybridity are more significant than others?
- Empires from Rome to Carthage fought over this most significant of nautical prizes.
- Most significant of all, we felt, was that so many divers were keen enough to queue up to have their fitness checked.
- Use Mediamancy to derive significant messages from billboards and shop names.
- At all times and in all hours they were in deep consultation and Margarot was observed to say to Campbell, with a significant wink, "keep an eye on the old gentleman", meaning me.
- So how come the most prevalent symbol of this monumentally significant festival is the chocolate egg?
- Naming newborn children is always a very meaningful and significant issue for a family.
- The walls are covered with photographs marking significant moments in Wood Group's history.
- Almost every significant word seems to suggest a corresponding image in sound.
- But symbolically, heading off to cover the conference is hugely significant for me.
- In measuring that weakness, his sexual misbehaviour is more symbolic than significant.
3(indicative)to be significant of sth — ser indicativo de algo
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