In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(constantly, gradually)(work/breathe/beat) regularmente(breathe/beat/work) a un ritmo constanteher condition is steadily deteriorating — continúa / sigue empeorando
- prices were steadily rising/falling — los precios estaban subiendo/bajando a un ritmo constante
- a steadily increasing number of these cases — un número cada vez mayor de estos casos
2(incessantly)(work/rain) sin cesar(work/rain) sin parar(work/rain) continuamente(work/rain) ininterrumpidamente
3(not shaking)(gaze) fijamente(gaze) sin apartar la vista(walk) con paso seguro
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