In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(have success)(plan) dar resultado(plan) surtir efecto(person) tener éxitoafter several attempts they finally succeeded — después de varios intentos, al final lo consiguieron / lo lograron
- she tried to persuade him, but did not succeed — intentó convencerlo pero no lo consiguió / no lo logró
- to succeed in sth/-ing
- he's succeeded in all that he's done — ha tenido éxito en todo lo que ha hecho
- to succeed in life — triunfar en la vida
- he finally succeeded in passing the exam — al final logró aprobar el examen
- you'll only succeed in making matters worse — solo conseguirás empeorar las cosas
- if at first you don't succeed, try, try again — el que la sigue la consigue
- Employees should know exactly what is expected of them and the extent to which they have succeeded in achieving specific targets already set by management, he said.
- The Brazilians have succeeded in achieving an increase in the production of farmed shrimp.
- Few companies have succeeded in achieving substantial workflows across their supply chains.
- Clarity, certainty, consistency and reliability of outcomes are what the team aimed for, and succeeded in achieving.
- They marry, both ultimately succeeding in the harsher social and financial climate of the New World.
- Everyone wants their child to succeed, but too many parents focus on future fame and riches.
- He tried hard and eventually succeeded in cracking the UK market and has since gone on to play further overseas, in Europe, the US and Canada.
- It is the path that was first taught more than 2,500 years ago by the Buddha Shakyamuni, who succeeded in achieving complete realization of perfect wisdom and compassion.
- A son, a wife, a father, has succeeded in achieving a dream after years of hard work, of financial and personal sacrifice.
- The home went up in flames and the father tried to break down the door to get the children out and eventually succeeded in pulling one side of the caravan away.
- When competition becomes the dominant model for social reward, only a few can succeed, whereas the rest grow embittered.
- Kildare were in the doldrums but he quickly rescued them and they almost succeeded in achieving All-Ireland glory.
- It has also succeeded in achieving the proclaimed mission of poverty reduction through community-based organisation of poor Kerala women.
- If Carlyle eventually succeeded in avoiding these consequences, it was only by sacrificing most of what was best in the work of his youth.
- A number of farmers caught in this trap took legal action, and eventually succeeded in gaining redress.
- Also, with my local youth council in Monifieth, we have succeeded in achieving the renovation of a dirty footpath that is a main part of many people's journey from home to school.
- The committees appear to have succeeded in achieving that elusive consensus on what needs to be done to dig Scottish education out of the Higher Still morass.
- His talent will give him the fame he needs to succeed.
- However, the government has never succeeded in achieving this.
- Although profoundly deaf himself, he had eventually succeeded in gaining places at Wadham College and then the Royal Northern College of Music.
- I'll leave it to others to decide whether he succeeded in achieving that goal.
- Technical problems succeeded in achieving something the general public could not: temporarily disabling the march of bureaucracy.
- The camp eventually succeeded in training more than five hundred special operatives.
- A group of 20 local blocklayers, plumbers and electricians succeeded in achieving their Safe Pass card in the FAS certified programme.
- Businessmen will succeed and there will be a subsequent rise in wealth and reputation.
2.1to succeed (to sth)
- he succeeded to the throne — subió al trono
- to succeed to a title — heredar un título
2.2literary (follow)seguirthere succeeded a painful silence — entonces se produjo un incómodo silencio
- As discipline improved and the men began to feel no longer simply volunteers, but enlisted volunteers, the romantic devotion which they had felt was succeeded by a feeling of constraint and necessity.
- As the acuteness of this remorse began to die away, it was succeeded by a sense of joy.
- The danger of war passed, to be succeeded by one yet more frightening: cholera, spreading from the east.
1(take the place of)sucedershe succeeded her father as chairperson — sucedió a su padre en la presidencia
- who succeeded him? — ¿quién fue su sucesor?
- Individuals who serve as President of the Association shall not succeed themselves in office.
- Parke, previously president and chief operating officer, succeeds company founder Allen Mebane, who will remain as chairman.
- His eldest son Harley eventually succeeded him in both positions.
- By the time he succeeded his father to the throne in Turnovo, the state had become a pale shadow of its powerful past.
- He succeeded his father to the throne in the capital - then Turnovo - in 1371.
- He was succeeded by Jim Adams who held the position for many years.
- Whether Davis remains in office or one of the so-called major replacement candidates succeeds him, the attacks on the working people of California will intensify.
- Birendra's brother, Gyanendra, who succeeded him on the throne, had no such reservations.
- Other coaches have begun trying to position themselves to succeed him, a sure sign Asbury is in trouble.
- His 18-year-old niece, Victoria, succeeded him to the throne.
- King Sihamoni, 51, a former ballet dancer, ascended the throne Friday, succeeding his father who suddenly abdicated earlier this month.
- In 1720 he succeeded Flamsteed as Astronomer Royal, a position he was to hold for 21 years despite being 64 years old when appointed.
- The rulers of the Chakri dynasty, who succeeded the kings of Ayyuthaya, assumed the throne name of Rama, a practice that continues to this day.
- He succeeded Mr Scaife in that position when he moved to be chief executive of the strategic health authority in January 2003.
- Ten years after becoming king, Ferdinand was hounded from the throne, to be succeeded by his son, Boris III.
- He succeeded the first president to ever resign from office.
- It implies that if you've ever criticised the president's war conduct, you cannot succeed him in office.
- The new first minister, Donald Dewar, died after one year in office, and was succeeded by Henry McLeish.
- At the age of 42 Moores is ideally positioned to succeed Fletcher as England coach when the time comes.
- The ecclesiastical reformers' objections to a son succeeding his father in the priestly office meant they were acutely conscious of the need to provide alternatives to the home as places of education.
2literary(come after)suceder a literary
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