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(tension)tensión feminineMedicine estrés masculineMedicine tensión femininelearn how to cope with stress — aprenda a sobrellevar el estrés / las tensiones
- a stress-related illness — una enfermedad provocada por / relacionada con el estrés
- she's under great stress — está muy estresada
- to perform well under stress — trabajar bien bajo presión
- the stresses and strains of modern living — las tensiones y presiones de la vida moderna
- before noun stress management — control del estrés
- Many factors can affect blood pressure, including stress, diet, drug abuse, disease and environmental conditions.
- Only five per cent of Manchester firms are taking measures to prevent stress - the biggest cause of workers taking time off sick.
- It is also well documented that aggression and ‘pushiness’ can also contribute to high levels of stress and feeling pressurised.
- As with caffeine, the influence of stress on blood pressure isn't settled.
- Glucocorticoids released during stress also exert profound effects on endocrine function by acting both in the periphery and in the brain.
- It is often said that asthma can be triggered by emotional stress.
- As stress and pressure started to increase again, I found myself looking at my still cuffed wrist while my hand tightened on the pen.
- Noise can also cause stress, high blood pressure, fatigue, loss of sleep and anxiety.
- Nervousness and stress can increase blood pressure which in turn will increase glomerular filtration.
- Some scientists believe that we are running out of sleep, put under mental strain by work stress, caffeine and late-night internet distractions.
- Other cases clearly involve unbearable mental and emotional stress.
- Kids might start smoking because of peer pressure, to relieve stress, or to rebel against their parents.
- Although stress makes blood pressure rise temporarily, there's doubt about whether it can contribute to a long-term increase.
- Walking can lower blood pressure, relieve stress, minimise the risk of strokes and diabetes and keeps you fit.
- Perspective and practice lend you ways to deal with stress and cope with pressure.
- Motherwort is reputed to release tension caused by emotional and mental stress.
- His doctor soon signed him off work with severe stress and high blood pressure.
- But I was very careful to not make too big of a deal about it so that I didn't pile on pressure and stress or and make him hesitant to be honest with me if he went back to it.
- But if you haven't prepared for it and you aren't confident with that situation, then that pressure develops into stress.
- He cannot work under stress and tension due to his very high blood pressure.
1.2Physics Technologytensión feminine
- Material stress is the least controllable and most troublesome characteristic.
- Measures of oxidative stress are correlated with the degree of impairment of LV function.
- They too help reduce stress and pressure on the bearings.
- The application of controlled subatmospheric pressure causes mechanical stress to tissues.
- Parameters of glycation and oxidative stress were measured before and after the intervention.
- An example is the stress on a material, such as a construction beam in a bridge.
- Using atomic-scale simulations, it is possible to visualise how atoms move and interact as a material deforms under stress.
- Fisher's PhD research involved using acoustics to measure stress in aluminum alloys.
- Consequently, local stress, defined as force per unit area, has to increase.
- Measuring the degree of curvature in a surface helps determine potential bending stress and material strain.
- Both stress measures yielded results that were equivalent to the original model.
- This compression is significantly reduced in the upper crust above the anomalous central region by the superimposed tensional loading stress.
- Since neither antioxidant capacity nor oxidative stress was measured, an element of doubt about the adequacy of the antioxidant mix or dose is reasonable.
- A key feature of this flow field is the kinematic linearity, i.e., doubling the pipette pressure doubles the shear stress on the cell surface.
- For a hydro-fracture to form and propagate, fluid pressure must exceed horizontal stress plus the tensile strength of the overburden.
- Less friction also reduces the stress imposed on the material.
- Application of NaCl to the root system of maize plants exerts a strong water stress onto the plants.
- In the vertebrate vascular system, shear stress exerted by blood flow has substantial effects on endothelial cell morphology and behavior.
- A poro-elastic model which includes a coupling of fluid pressure and local stress would also affect the scale of the intrusion complex.
- But Hahn thinks that ‘the animal is the best sensor,’ and respiration rate is a way to measure heat stress.
- This would exert further mechanical stress on the pigments of the pastel increasing the likelihood of dislodgement.
- In addition, the top is heated before fitting to reduce stress on the material and improve its fit.
- The degree of stress differs in each specific case.
- Using excessive pressure can damage equipment and exert great stress on air hoses.
- The force of that gradient exerts massive stress on the structures.
- Most modern sensors are electronic and work on the principle that temperature, pressure or stress affects the electrical behaviour of the sensor.
- The degree of stress associated with high and low ambient temperatures is compounded by high humidity.
- Use of the undeformed area to calculate stress had the effect of flattening the curves, so linear regression coefficients were compared.
- Osmotic stress and potential defects in small ion or metabolite transport were examined on 1.2 M NaCl plates.
- Lower pressure means less stress on the structure of the habitat and less leakage.
2.1(emphasis)énfasis masculinehincapié masculineto lay stress on sth — enfatizar algo
- His stress on the importance of China in the world situation was ‘petty bourgeois chauvinism’.
- When you hear the rhythm of the guitar playing faster as you fight through a wall of enemies, then you'll understand the importance and stress on music.
- Soviet staff manuals laid stress on the importance of deception, and divided it into strategic, operational, and tactical levels.
- The difference was his stress on mass consciousness as the driving force of revolution.
- Along with his brother, he then formed a pop-rock band which laid stress on a combination of vocals and guitar.
- A fourth part of King's self-help message was his stress on the fundamental importance of the traditional family.
- There is now much more stress on the importance of what distinguishes people - on tradition, identity, authenticity, the politics of difference.
- The stress upon the Word did not wholly eradicate the powerful effectiveness of the image.
- This exemplifies his wider, justified stress, on the importance of Burgundian-Netherlands culture and protagonists for Italian culture.
- Clinton said politicians worldwide, including himself, had not put enough stress on the benefits of importing goods from other countries.
- This kind of stress on the importance of personal charity has its limitations; charitable actions may help a few, but are unlikely to reform society as a whole.
- Equally important is his stress on what he describes as ‘the genealogical imagination’ which typified an age obsessed by pedigree and ancestry.
- Second would be an increased emphasis on mega-churches and the corresponding stress on the importance of numbers rather than the transformation of lives.
- That is why I find so welcome Mathewes's stress on the importance of memory as at the heart of my concern with liberalism and modernity.
2.2Linguistics Literatureacento (tónico) masculinethe stress is / falls on the second syllable — el acento recae sobre la segunda sílaba
- sentence stress — acentuación de la frase
- The point was to begin to have to listen, to become aware of syllable and stress, though I didn't use those words yet, not until we went over their lyrics in the second class.
- But there are computer programs that analyse speech to detect stress.
- However, many researchers consider that the simplified grammar and marked stress patterns have an important role in making the structure of speech more accessible to the child.
- Word stress is used primarily for emphasis and suffixes are stressed, as in readiness.
- He could not manage the soft tone of a human voice or juggle the stress on certain vowels and words, and on those he could it always came out angered sounding.
- In words of three syllables or more, stress usually falls on the penultimate syllable.
- Further examples of this style of stress and emphasis can be found in all these three initial verses of the text.
- It is such differences in pitch and stress that automated speech synthesis methods have difficulty capturing and reproducing.
- He highlights intonationally the syllable of each word that is its normal main stress.
- The name is pronounced with the stress on the second syllable.
- The normally-stressed vowel is deleted, with stress shifted back to the initial syllable.
- In words bearing stress on the third last syllable, and in which the penultimate syllable contains a schwa followed by either l or r, there is a tendency for the schwa to be elided.
- It is the stress on the word ‘the’ that makes all the difference.
- The same word in Korean might mean two different things, depending on the context and word stress.
- ‘He abandoned mutti,’ Liena explained, with heavy stress on the final word.
- The spelling is fundamentally phonetic and the stress falls on the next to last syllable unless indicated by an accent mark.
1(emphasize)poner énfasis enhacer hincapié enenfatizarrecalcarthey stressed the need for preventive action — pusieron énfasis / hicieron hincapié en la necesidad de tomar medidas preventivas
- I must stress once again that … — vuelvo a recalcar que …
- So, better sanitation, safe drinking water and general health awareness are the important points being stressed by the hospital.
- I think that a very important point to stress is that these are weapons of mass disruption rather than mass destruction.
- Another thing I think is really important to stress is that anyone, no matter how old he or she is, has the right to speak out and take action.
- We have been stressing these points for years but are we getting there?
- It could have come from a guest or a member of staff but the most important thing to stress is that it is a common bug that is prevalent in the community not just at Center Parcs.
- The Commission stressed today's statement was simply outlining matters to be discussed and it had not reached a decision on any of the issues.
- He stressed the point that the impact of his writings was so deep that even many western scholars could not resist it.
- In a statement, the university stresses the recommendation does not reflect on the quality of teaching and learning within the department.
- The importance of Darwin's ideas is stressed by Parkadze, a childhood friend of Stalin's.
- Mahasin's statement stresses the importance of discrimination as a factor determining her move.
- Free speech may well be in the minds of judges - and indeed, many judges in media cases stress how important free speech is.
- Along similar lines, you always stress that it's important to put everything to the test of reason, and not accept things automatically.
- He released a statement, stressing the importance of getting a routine physical exam, so that the cancer can be detected early.
- Some of the points stressed by the participants were quite noteworthy.
- Even while he ignores his own part in the equation, one thing English does stress, over and over, is the importance of a good panel in the modern game.
- How can this be achieved if only the bad points are stressed all the time?
- No negative thoughts or vibes whatsoever went into the making of it, which I stress is very important.
- As we shall see, it is not easy to answer this simple question, especially since some passages underline his importance, while others stress his inferiority to Jesus.
- The essays also stress how important were the dynamics of receiving cultures for the appropriation and interpretation of Christianity.
- Tutors often stress breaks as an important element to study, but if I was compelled to do an hour's work before breakfast every morning, life would be so much easier.
- ‘We all know that isn't going to work,’ Ron said, stressing the word ‘that’.
- The way Michael stressed the word ‘our’ was not lost on Christina.
- She stressed the word with more emphasis than she needed.
- She stresses each syllable at different times.
- He stressed each word in the last sentence separately, his gaze leveled on the seven attorneys and judges who would decide the 2003 champion.
- The word she prefers to stress is ‘recognition’, which recurs throughout this thought-provoking meditation.
- Bob manages to make very obvious things sound like genius by stressing his words and using his arms for emphasis.
- ‘Don't go near my crew,’ he ground out, stressing each word.
- The difficulty seems to lie primarily in getting used to the odd way metre will stress unimportant words or syllables.
- He stresses the last word, and I stare at him indifferently.
- He stresses every syllable of his words with an authoritative tone.
- ‘You know how to operate this’ she spat, stressing each word quietly.
- The words above are stressed on the first syllable.
- ‘They were,’ Tiffany said, stressing the second word.
- The last stressed vowel in the line, with all sounds following it, usually comprises the rhyming element.
- Latvian words are stressed on the first syllable, and written Latvian is largely phonetic.
- She pronounces the unfamiliar word slowly, stressing each syllable, and confirms that the student knows the number of syllables in the word.
- There are a few cases where stressed syllables of content words are in weak positions.
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