In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(change)transición feminine(stage/period) de transicióna period/time of transition — un período/una época de transición
- to be in a state of transition — estar en estado de transición
- transition from sth to sth — transición de algo a algo
- the transition from dictatorship to democracy — la transición de la dictadura a la democracia
- he successfully made the transition from monastic to secular life — pasó de la vida monástica a la secular sin problemas
- transition element — elemento de transición
- He made his fortune during the country's rapid transition to a free market economy during the 1990s.
- Living in a country in transition, I always believe democracy is a good thing to fight for.
- The church is in a period of enormous transition with heroic attempts being made to adapt to new conditions.
- The transition has happened gradually, in daily lessons that come through patience and careful scrutiny.
- The country's transition to capitalism has been uncertain, with the privatization of state-run enterprises proceeding slowly.
- The new Cabinet appears designed, in short, to help ensure an orderly transition.
- He skilfully dissects the complex and varied forms of the labour process during periods of transition.
- Must we always be a community in transition with high immigration and transient internal population?
- For some the confidence of adolescence is replaced with questions and doubt, marking the transition to adulthood.
- In Spain we did have a period of transition from a totalitarian regime to a democracy, just like you.
- The situationists only wanted what could never exist, never accepting a period of transition, a process of change.
- Ever since the move, she had used the excuse that everyone was testy because they were still in transition - still in a period of adjustment.
- We can project that our planet's human population will stabilise, as all continents undergo the demographic transition.
- The system provides an interesting experimental model because the structural transitions occur over the time scale of weeks.
- Several rather abrupt transitions have now been noted.
- His arrest is political and I fear we are in transition from democracy to dictatorship.
- He added that being a public radio is necessary to be involved with the processes of unification in countries in transition.
- Marriage is the most important stage in a person's life, marking the official transition to adulthood.
- A case of too fast a transition from feudalism to modernity?
- For these other countries, postcommunism designates the period of transition and radical democratic changes that followed the end of communist rule.
- A quick transition to the major tonality provides sunshine.
- In a telling transition from B minor to F major, Delius calms the troubled man.
- I was bowled over by the energy of the Seventh Symphony which has a lovely transition in the First Movement and a dreamy Allegretto reminding one of hallowed antiquity.
- The transition from the dominant to the tonic, while hardly original to our ears, is still effective, and one of the movement's strong points.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.