In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1estadística femininethe statistics show that … — las estadísticas demuestran que …
- I'm a person, not just a statistic — yo soy una persona, no un número / una estadística
- Had the company stayed, it would almost certainly have become just another forgotten statistic in the vast list of company wind-ups and failures.
- Sadly another young pedestrian has become a statistic in the recent tragic accident on Bradshawgate.
- He is just another statistic in the Celtic Tiger's briefcase.
- He had become another statistic in the law-and-order game that dominated Queensland politics.
- Barbara, of Brampton Road, Croydon, is very open about her past giving yet another thought provoking statistic.
- In the ensuing chaos, she herself could have become another grim statistic in the terrible death toll of Sabra and Shatila, had her father not rescued her and her family.
- Groundwell Farm, he said, must not become ‘yet another statistic in Swindon's neglect’ of historic buildings.
- The tragedy of Thomas Smith is yet another statistic to underline the need for something to be done to protect young drivers and other road users from the temptation to speed.
- And so they said why not start now so this doesn't happen and you're not another statistic?
- Chalk Richard Lewis up as another statistic on the list of people who have ruined their lives through illegal drug use.
- The shooting down of a Lancaster bomber in France in July 1944 was just another grim statistic for Allied commanders.
- Paul Brown has become another statistic in the ever increasing male suicide rate in this country.
- There is a way, however, to decrease the risk of being swept away in a slide and becoming another statistic.
- Was I just about to become another statistic, one of the many lost souls who go missing, never to be seen again, until their skeleton is found under a patio two decades hence?
- I know that I'm just another statistic, another self harming teenage girl.
- Employees who suddenly find themselves as just another redundancy statistic are simply not prepared to give up.
- Has he no sympathy or regret to convey to the relatives or Scottish public, or are they, as he seems to suggest, just another statistic?
- Why end up sick, in hospital, in poor health or even just another statistic when there is every chance that you could remain healthy and have a full life?
- Be safe and don't be another Christmas accident statistic.
- However, he has to begin to appreciate that he is actually dealing with a real life here and not just another health statistic.
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