In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(floor/part/branches) más altowhat was uppermost in my mind — lo que más me preocupaba
- financial considerations remain uppermost (in our minds) — las consideraciones de tipo económico continúan siendo (para nosotros) prioritarias / fundamentales
- But they are not uppermost in my mind at the moment.
- She said: ‘He asked me what issues were upmost in our minds, and my issue was world poverty.’
- I must point out that all the allegations made are without foundation and I have acted at all times with the upmost probity.
- Mr Cowen said the findings were of the upmost gravity and it was particularly disturbing that nationalists were known to be targeted but were not properly protected.
- The immediate issue of following through on promises of aid is, however, of the upmost importance.
- When we arrived she was in such a distressed state that we had to treat it with the upmost seriousness.
- Remember, I get nothing but upmost respect from you and your fellow friends.
- ‘We wish to assure this woman that she will be treated with the upmost compassion and sensitivity if she makes contact,’ a spokesman said.
- Teach your children well, teach them about all the ‘ins and outs’, don't leave it to the schools to do, know what and when your child is learning, and of upmost importance, support them no matter what.
- The stories we plan to tell are all true and of the upmost relevance to our audience.
- Perhaps because the research is being carried out ‘in upmost secrecy’.
- ‘This thought should be uppermost in members' minds when they come to vote on 27 June,’ Bell said.
- Mobilizing your progressive community for the 2004 elections will be of upmost importance not only in order to preserve your constitution but also to restore the tarnished image the US is now projecting around the world.
- So I agreed to answer all of Cranmer's questions with the upmost honesty.
- All my servants were capable and treated with upmost respect.
- All information coming from such a governing body should be looked at with the upmost skepticism.
- He is a man for whom I have the upmost regard and respect as, had he not correctly diagnosed my detaching retina 4 and a half years ago, I would now be blind in my left eye.
- ‘I would never be associated with a company that wasn't of the upmost character,’ says CEO Watjen.
- Recession is uppermost in the minds of politicians and chief executives as they gossip at the World Economic Forum.
- I think it has something to do with keeping us calm, as I suppose that hysterical stressed examination candidates can get pretty violent if not treated with the upmost politeness.
1(on top) encima(upwards) boca arriba
- In light of the incapacity of the defendant to undergo trial, this is a practical change that keeps the need for community safety uppermost.
- I have one thought uppermost in my mind and that is delivering value to shareholders.
- With arms out in front of you and palms uppermost, bring the hands to the shoulders so stretching and flexing the elbows.
- In case after case, McCarthy kept the interests of the children uppermost.
- With conservation uppermost in most minds, important to Paul is that much of his work is with dead, damaged or dying trees.
- But remember that it serves the Democrats' interests for environmental concerns to remain uppermost in people's minds.
- There are five in all, the uppermost distinguished by a pointed saddle roof.
- Put the tomatoes, cut side uppermost, in an ovenproof dish and season.
- The uppermost of these indicates the man's current choice of weapon and the amount of ammunition available.
- It is a party that campaigned on the general slogan of having the welfare of our families uppermost.
- As a visitor from the affluent west, I returned home with two thoughts uppermost in my mind.
- The question uppermost in this regard should be whether he is fully fit to play at the highest level.
- What was uppermost on his agenda was having me sign off on his competency to return to work.
- Ohio's supreme importance in the election was uppermost in his mind as he urged everyone to go out and vote.
- The result of this should be uppermost in our minds until the general economy starts to pick up again.
- Tim, what issues have been uppermost in voters' minds in this election?
- Halve and deseed the peppers and place, with rounded sides uppermost, under a preheated grill until the skins blacken.
- The economy is struggling, and the bond market has deflation uppermost in its mind.
- He goes to the position that both students have now been in, but has both thumbs uppermost.
- Place the fish fillets on the grill tray, skin side uppermost.
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