In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(continued existence)sobrevivencia femininesupervivencia feminine(equipment/kit/pack) de sobrevivencia(equipment/kit/pack) de supervivenciathe survival of the fittest — la ley del más fuerte
- survival course — curso de sobrevivencia / supervivencia
- survival rate — índice de sobrevivencia / supervivencia
- After a heart attack the victim's chances of survival decrease by ten per cent with every passing minute.
- Right now, the city's economic survival depends on attracting and retaining businesses.
- Authors have advocated its practice in addition to operative debridement in improving overall survival.
- Results have been highly encouraging so far, with disease-free survival in most patients.
- For instance, later germination may enhance seedling survival but decrease seed yield.
- When governments realize that their own survival depends upon such agreements, then they will accept such agreements.
- He sees this as a crucial move to ensure the longterm survival of democracy in Namibia.
- He had nothing to live for, but somehow the human instinct for survival overcame all the odds.
- The third is to ensure the long-term survival of his regime.
- New laws now regulate the harvesting of herbs such as ginseng, to insure that species survival isn't threatened.
- Increased rainfall may affect nest survival positively by influencing predation rates.
- Median survival in these 11 patients was 26 months.
- The authors concluded that early surgical intervention is associated with improved long-term survival in patients with infectious endocarditis.
- More chemotherapy improved overall survival compared with less chemotherapy, regardless of age.
- However, emerging data suggest that graft survival after lung transplantation is set to improve.
- What this drug hopes to offer is a better life during treatment and a higher chance of survival overall.
- All that's left to him is to develop his instincts for survival by making choices.
- Conversely, environmental variability that affects only adult survival is predicted to lead to an increase in reproductive output.
- This discrepancy at birth is evened out later on, as the girl child has better instincts of survival.
- He mentioned five cultural practices which are operating against the survival of our species.
2(custom, belief)vestigio masculinereliquia femininesurvival from sth — vestigio de algo
- a survival from the Middle Ages — un vestigio / una reliquia de la época medieval
- The Reformation settlement that established particular versions of Christianity as official religions in Britain has largely worn out, except for a few anachronistic survivals.
- Have they become mere quaint antiquarian survivals?
- One method through which this was achieved was by re-positioning the religious ritual forms as archaic survivals of a Hindu past.
- In many cases these rugs were created by women for their own use, and some of the most exuberant survivals are those worked in New England, particularly in New Hampshire, in the latter half of the nineteenth century.
- Krampus is one of those quirky survivals of a pagan tradition that preceded Christianity.
- The indigenous past was largely abandoned and forgotten, save only a few cultural survivals in language and architecture.
- It would be imprudent to write them off as doomed archaic survivals.
- Other cultural survivals, such as a value systems, codes of etiquette, musical styles, and an Irish recipe for the national dish called ‘goat water’ stew, are considerably more problematic as cultural legacies.
- Throughout the 20th century, the West, to safeguard its own economic interests, supported the most backward, despotic and reactionary survivals from the past, helping to defeat all forms of secularism.
- The numerous survivals indicate that the image was made in this different format for popular consumption, and also that the notion of the nine stages was actively circulated during the Edo period.
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