In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- So even if a smoker does develop stunted growth, respiratory conditions or Lung Cancer at least they won?
- She was born in October 2002 at Burnley General Hospital with a mystery condition that has stunted her growth.
- Many of the children also have stunted growth and become mentally retarded.
- Affected children usually have stunted physical growth, as well as irreparably retarded mental development.
- Cannas, chrysan-themums, dahlias, begonias and cosmos have all done well but the Impatiens grew too leggy and nibbling by rabbits has stunted the growth of heliotrope, Helichrysum and Nicotiana.
- More than a third of all children who live to their first birthday show signs of severely stunted growth brought on by malnutrition and infectious diseases.
- While some of the 10 chicks seized died before coming to the zoo, one, whose growth was stunted, died here.
- We are only too familiar with anorexia and bulimia nervosa among young girls, and we know that these conditions can lead to stunted growth, fertility problems and psychological difficulties.
- The condition can cause stunted growth and mental disabilities, but with only about 2,000 sufferers worldwide, the search for a cure is extremely difficult to fund.
- After the dry summer that we just had, when growth is stunted, photosynthetic energy is directed into colourful pigment production due to lack of sufficient water, creating more spectacular colours.
- Feeding milk itself becomes a problem, leading to stunted growth.
- Pusztai reported that the rats that were fed genetically modified potato suffered stunted growth, damaged organs and impaired immune systems.
- This is a pure stand of baldcypress, their funny knees like stunted growth reaching up three or four feet, and then perhaps breaking into feathery needles.
- In children the problems of poor vitamin and mineral absorption can cause stunted growth and dental problems if the condition is not recognised.
- Her growth had been stunted by a childhood disease.
- The rare condition affects his heart, eyes, throat, stunts his growth and development, results in urinary abnormalities and can result in behavioural problems.
- It is ensured that only minimum nutrients are provided to these trees for it facilitates stunted growth.
- Lesley, a frail girl born with a heart defect which stunted her growth and left her in poor health, was found 10 miles from her home.
- Towards the bog's centre, 20-year-old pines reach heights of just three-feet, their growth stunted by the bog's acidic soils created by the sphagnum.
- The radiation that stunted the growth of her tumor is now crippling her mind.
1(feat of daring)proeza feminineshe does all her own stunts — hace todas las escenas peligrosas ella misma
- before noun stunt flying — acrobacia aérea
- Carefully done, night flight in single-engine airplanes isn't a crazy stunt; it can be the most fun you'll ever have.
- In addition to these protective rules, we recommend evaluation of the height thrown, the mandatory use of landing mats for these stunts, and improvement of the skills of the spotters.
- The spectacular stunts of a top military motorcycle display team took centre stage at the annual Army Open Day in York.
- The team consists of six daring riders who perform a whole range of stunts from high jumps to wheelies on motorcycles, quad bikes and three-wheelers.
- Spectacular aerial stunts and jumps seem slightly out of place.
- Following the delivery to that company, the aircraft was flown around the world as a promotional stunt.
- Its first display included daredevil stunts on motorbikes with performers jumping through fire and over each other from ramps, and a trick cyclist jumping over a box of dynamite.
- If you enjoy car chases, spectacular stunts, fighting, first-person shooting games without much thinking and strategy, then this is your game.
- They could take a flight in a helicopter, watch ferret racing, visit a fun dog show, and watch displays of gun dogs going through their paces or model helicopters doing stunts.
- Bone-headed training stunts and car and helicopter crashes dominate but somewhere in the wreckage is Colin Farrell in his second film release in quick succession.
- In 1973, Dean was killed while performing an aerial stunt at a show in Shelby, Ohio.
- The lantern procession headed finally for Rothay Park, where Hot Stuff, a trio of fire jugglers, thrilled the crowds with spectacular stunts before the start of the firework display.
- They were locked in part because of concerns about suicides, daredevil stunts and possible theft or vandalism of the millions of dollars worth of broadcasting equipment on the roof.
- Because they had 7 boats that did this role they just used the number system, most of the boats had 440 engines in them and they were built extremely heavy for jumping and stunts.
- In order to execute yesterday's daring stunt, I was obliged to make a special journey to WH Smith to buy some felt pens - only to discover that they are no longer stocked.
- In 1939, George became a barnstormer pilot flying a Waco, learning all the tricks of the trade in stunt work and aerobatics.
- The stunt required Chan to jump on to a tree from a high castle wall, but he missed his mark and landed head first on rocky ground.
- The most thrilling displays were the equestrian jumps and the motorcycle stunts.
- Like Harold Lloyd, he made ‘big’ pictures filled with spectacular stunts that showed off his superb athletic abilities.
- The musical, set in a Big Top, features gravity-defying stunts and slapstick clowning as it portrays the story of American showman PT Barnum.
2(hoax, trick)truco masculinemaniobra femininepublicity stunt — ardid publicitario masculine
- to pull a stunt on sb — hacerle / gastarle una broma a algn
- There was little fanfare or heated canvassing among candidates, and even the democratic camp, which had put up nine hopefuls, was short of publicity stunts.
- He fast gained a reputation for publicity stunts, such as persuading elderly survivors to recount their Holocaust experiences on his German media ‘road show’.
- Personally, I'm skeptical about this supposed ‘search’ since it has all the smell of being just a publicity stunt.
- Somebody who thinks carving the name of her fiancé into her body with a razor blade for her wedding might need to find ways to top her own scandalous stunts.
- Naturally, the first thing I thought was that this was a publicity stunt to gain attention.
- California founded the celebrity culture, and as publicity stunts go, running for governor is on the cheap and easy side of the spectrum.
- They are participating in a publicity stunt to draw attention to Anglicare's Winter Appeal.
- I can't help suspecting that these are, if not deliberate publicity stunts, hoped for or welcomed opportunities for press coverage.
- What the world needs from economists are sophisticated hedging strategies, not glib publicity stunts.
- It is a reminder there's really nothing new about the activities of Greenpeace et al.; people have been engaging in spectacular stunts to get their views across for a very long time indeed.
- It leads to harsh behaviour which teenagers display on roads by involving themselves in life-taking stunts.
- That is why Dali's importance as an artist confounds all those facile publicity stunts, his dubious political allegiances and his avaricious pursuit of wealth.
- As publicity stunts go, this one was bound to cause outrage.
- ‘This is not what we wanted to happen, this is not the outcome we expected,’ said Maher, who is well known for his publicity stunts.
- The Queen, who attended church as normal, was told about the incident, the latest in a string of publicity stunts by the civil rights group.
- She's their panacea, the be-all and end-all of publicity stunts, an icon ready made for media and the furthering of agendas.
- Back in the 20s and 30s, businesses tried to advertise themselves by pulling dangerous publicity stunts.
- The two, members of an environmental group, said their stunt was to draw attention to a campaign to save the rainforest.
- You certainly can't deny Sir Richard a quirk for high-profile publicity stunts, from cross-dressing to circumnavigating the globe in a balloon.
- However, association president Phillip Reid says the announcement is a stunt to attract more publicity to the service and justify its cost.
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