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 efectoafter 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
- nothing succeeds like success — el éxito llama al éxito
- if at first you don't succeed, try, try again — el que la sigue la consigue
- Clarity, certainty, consistency and reliability of outcomes are what the team aimed for, and succeeded in achieving.
- 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.
- 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.
- They marry, both ultimately succeeding in the harsher social and financial climate of the New World.
- Businessmen will succeed and there will be a subsequent rise in wealth and reputation.
- Kildare were in the doldrums but he quickly rescued them and they almost succeeded in achieving All-Ireland glory.
- Technical problems succeeded in achieving something the general public could not: temporarily disabling the march of bureaucracy.
- 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.
- A number of farmers caught in this trap took legal action, and eventually succeeded in gaining redress.
- 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 camp eventually succeeded in training more than five hundred special operatives.
- The Brazilians have succeeded in achieving an increase in the production of farmed shrimp.
- 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.
- However, the government has never succeeded in achieving this.
- 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.
- Everyone wants their child to succeed, but too many parents focus on future fame and riches.
- A son, a wife, a father, has succeeded in achieving a dream after years of hard work, of financial and personal sacrifice.
- Few companies have succeeded in achieving substantial workflows across their supply chains.
- I'll leave it to others to decide whether he succeeded in achieving that goal.
- When competition becomes the dominant model for social reward, only a few can succeed, whereas the rest grow embittered.
- If Carlyle eventually succeeded in avoiding these consequences, it was only by sacrificing most of what was best in the work of his youth.
- It has also succeeded in achieving the proclaimed mission of poverty reduction through community-based organisation of poor Kerala women.
- Although profoundly deaf himself, he had eventually succeeded in gaining places at Wadham College and then the Royal Northern College of Music.
- A group of 20 local blocklayers, plumbers and electricians succeeded in achieving their Safe Pass card in the FAS certified programme.
- His talent will give him the fame he needs to succeed.
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 the acuteness of this remorse began to die away, it was succeeded by a sense of joy.
- 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.
- 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?
2literary(come after)suceder a literary
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