In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(doubt)incertidumbre feminineduda feminineuncertainty about sth/sb
- there is some uncertainty about / as to his whereabouts — no se conoce con seguridad su paradero
- his decision ends weeks of uncertainty — su decisión pone fin a varias semanas de incertidumbre
- This is especially so in a profession where there is inherent unpredictability and uncertainty.
- This time of change and uncertainty in the people of Ireland is an opportunity for the true Church.
- After some uncertainty, Essex Police Authority has now been granted the money.
- That's a grey area, but the very uncertainty injects a nice frisson into the comedy.
- The early 1990s was a time of great economic and political uncertainty in Russia.
- European investors believe the company is priced too high considering this uncertainty.
- Ian Scott's cross caused uncertainty in the United box and Bridge scrambled the ball over the line.
- While the low-cost travel revolution is far from over, there is uncertainty as to where it goes next.
- He said a three-year deal would also allow uncertainty over the upgrade of the East Coast to be cleared up.
- This level of uncertainty was exacerbated by the use of proportional voting for the first time in the capital.
- One anecdote from last week neatly sums up Labour's uncertainty over how to deal with the new Tory leader.
- To say that he discovers love and it changes him would simplify a situation, wrought with uncertainty.
- So focusing on actual exchange rate changes would not take this uncertainty into account.
- Perhaps this is explained because at times of uncertainty and change there is a degree of comfort in the past.
- Lesser goals will be blown off course in an environment of uncertainty and constant change.
- In this case there was uncertainty about how loved ones had died, and horrific images and stories in the media.
- Byron's writings reach us from a time of change, upheaval and uncertainty across Europe.
- Yet ultimately here, even an art that itself seems so self-assured hovers in uncertainty.
- I feel a bit of uncertainty in the past few weeks and I think that the banking system is stable.
- No one knows, which creates a new kind of uncertainty for the politicians.
2(of outcome, future)incertidumbre femininelo incierto
3(doubtful factor)incertidumbre feminine
- He said he saw uncertainties in Hong Kong and Macau packaged tours after the travel rules were relaxed.
- Management do not want to launch it during staffing uncertainties.
- Humanitarian intervention emerged in response to Western uncertainties.
- Despite these uncertainties, Trujillo has made a good start in moving Orange away from red towards black.
- She also explained that there were some uncertainties with the permit process.
- I have also spent time talking with my classes and helping them to deal with their fears and uncertainties for the future.
- Despite the various uncertainties surrounding it, it would be unwise to rule out this possibility.
- Steering the nest egg in a sea of uncertainties is challenging - even for the professionals.
- But uncertainties lingered at the week's close, despite a partial recovery in values.
- Fortunately there is an expert cast to help guide us through the uncertainties and unfamiliarity of the journey.
- One of the uncertainties concerns the basic question of how many Africans were imported.
- What we have is wrapped in uncertainties, caveats and simplifications.
- There are uncertainties surrounding the determination of the annual maintenance cost.
- The lingering uncertainties, meanwhile, are putting off potential tenants from heading back to the area.
- Odd tensions and feelings and questions and uncertainties and so on abound in my little head.
- If cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties, then its one-day version is sheer caprice.
- Victory removed the uncertainties created by the long build-up to war.
- We are still living in the blur, the uncertainties, the possibilities of war.
- Political uncertainties in the region could also lead to limited direct foreign investment.
- Nor does it lessen the uncertainties facing business leaders right across the economy.
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