In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(provision)suministro masculine(ship/route) de abastecimientothe supply of goods and services — el suministro / la provisión de productos y servicios
- the law of supply and demand — la ley de la oferta y la demanda
- to cut off the water/electricity supply — cortar el suministro de agua/electricidad
- the supply of blood to the brain — el riego sanguíneo del cerebro
- Muscle is probably spared the harmful effects of substances injected into it because of its abundant blood supply.
- In the short term, at least, demand for service is far outpacing supply.
- Historically, surface water has been available for water supplies.
- He believes that fewer apartments will now be built in areas with a surplus of supply.
- He added that while the store had ordered extra supplies of bottled water, he had not seen any other unusual related sales trends.
- In addition, there is an endless supply of very cheap labour.
- The future looked dismal due to the lack of spare tires and a dwindling oxygen supply.
- In addition, agglomeration forces are generally associated with an abundant supply of skilled labor.
- Yesterday my neighbours made an extra trip to the supermarket, stocking up on extra supplies of bottled water and canned food, ‘just in case the worst happens’.
- Local residents have expressed fears that the mudslide could affect water supplies and fish stocks, and could also threaten homes.
- While we never felt cheated in any way, it was slightly alarming how quickly our money supply dwindled.
- Your body actually runs well on a steady fuel supply throughout the day.
- We know that producers will offer more supply at a higher price than a lower price, and we know that more consumers will buy more at a lower price than a higher price.
- Since the third day of the war the city's electricity supply has been out of action.
- Sustainable alternatives should offer both security of supply and cost benefits.
- Many large municipal drinking water supplies are fluoridated to an optimal level of 1 part per million (ppm).
- It would depend on the supply of stocks available and how many targets they have to hit.
- What she witnessed convinced her that the poor were being manipulated into producing an endless supply of cheap labour.
- The crowd around the medical supplies dwindled again as I made my stand.
- On the one hand, they must secure a plentiful supply of food from the ocean.
- There they dried off and set about to use their fishing net to replenish their dwindling food supply.
- However, demand for assisted housing always outstripped the limited supply.
- The US presently consumes more than 80 percent of the world's supply of these drugs.
- There are other ways of managing the labour supply.
- Similarly, we can see the world's oil supply being exhausted too.
- Following this army north was a huge train of equipment and supplies, which included weaponry, siege engines, food and wine.
- This means my kit has supplies and equipment to handle local emergencies as well as the extremes found in the mountains and desert.
- There are a half dozen or so documents that authorize unit personnel, equipment, and supplies for Army forces.
- All necessary injection equipment and supplies are provided for each client in an injection room, as well as the means for disposal.
- We demand fuel, food and the necessary supplies to carry on our journey.
- It was a long, hard slog to the top, which took us around five hours, mainly because we were all heavily loaded up with the extra survival equipment and food supplies.
- A regional army coordinates and manages the transportation of equipment and supplies within its area of responsibility.
- The money was used for the provision of medical supplies and equipment.
- That money is used mainly for plane fares, bags of oatmeal-based food supplements, camping equipment and medical supplies.
- A cargo ship successfully docked with the international space station yesterday, delivering supplies and equipment for its US and Russian crew.
- There were several boxes of equipment, medical supplies, and field rations.
- I myself had a dialogue with the wagon manufacturers and impressed upon them the necessity to expedite supplies.
- Throughout the health center, locked storage space that protects supplies and equipment from the elements and camp critters is well worth the investment.
- There are too few phone lines, my medical records are in boxes, and all but the most necessary equipment and supplies are in storage.
- The huge transports bring in troops, supplies, equipment, food, water, ammunition, fuel and medicine.
- The funds will be used to buy necessary relief/medical supplies, rebuilding materials and other items needed by the families left without homes.
- Being mostly a merchant colony, Rancha only provided food and supplies to the two armies.
- The bulk of USASOC's planning is making sure the right people with the right equipment and necessary supplies are at the right place at the right time.
- I have a small gallery area, a space for customers to make their selections and a work room with equipment, supplies and materials.
- The runners will have to carry their own food, basic medical supplies and emergency equipment such as a compass in case they get lost.
(stock, store)las existencias de carbón solo van a durar un mesel estoc de carbón solo va a durar un mesfood supplies are running low — se están agotando las provisiones / los víveres / los pertrechos
- we need fresh supplies of paper — tenemos que pedir una nueva remesa de papel
- you'll need a good supply of books — te hará falta una buena cantidad de libros
- we only have a month's supply of coal left — solo nos queda carbón para un mes
- office supplies — artículos de oficina
- she has an endless supply of patience/jokes — tiene una paciencia inagotable/un repertorio interminable de chistes
- to be in short supply — (in short supply) escasear
- sugar was in short supply — había escasez de azúcar
1(provide, furnish)(gas/electricity) suministrar(goods) suministrar(goods) abastecer de(goods) proveer de(information/evidence) proporcionar(evidence/information) facilitarthey supply machinery to the industry — proveen de / suministran maquinaria a la industria
- you cook and I'll supply the wine — tú haces la comida y yo pongo el vino
- Rupert supplied the comic relief — Rupert dio / aportó el toque humorístico que relajó la tensión
2(manufacturer/retailer) abastecerBusiness abastecer a algn de algoBusiness suministrarle algo a algn(with information) facilitarle / proporcionarle algo a algnto supply sb with sth — proveer a algn de algo
- they supplied us with everything we needed — nos proveyeron de todo lo necesario
- they supply us with the raw materials — nos abastecen / proveen de materia prima
- we can supply you with glasses for your party — podemos facilitarle / proporcionarle las copas para su fiesta
- to supply the army with provisions — suministrar provisiones al ejército
- they are not supplied with running water — no tienen suministro de agua corriente
3formal(meet)(need/demand) satisfacer(deficiency) suplirto supply the shortfall — reparar el déficit
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