In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(production/in demand) aumento de / en algo masculineupsurge of / in sth — recrudecimiento de algo masculine
- there's a general upsurge of interest in his work — hay un renovado interés por su obra
- In a cyclical pattern, relatively secular periods have been followed by religious upsurges.
- Antique jewellery is another area where demand has seen an enormous upsurge in recent years.
- In this area there was an upsurge of helicopter activity and foot patrols.
- He rejected claims that nightclubs are big contributors to an upsurge in drinking and street violence.
- The recent upsurge in violence had forced a decision to cancel the scheduled tour, Merriman said.
- In recent weeks there has been an upsurge in optimism about our economic prospects.
- Sadly there has been a recent upsurge in the number of preachers on the television asking for money.
- With crime down, the city was experiencing an unprecedented upsurge in population after decades of drift.
- Rural areas are also reporting a boom in sales figures largely due to an upsurge in tourism because of the good summer.
- Intercommunal fighting continued fitfully, with occasional upsurges of intense violence.
- The placing of the one tax on land values would likewise result in an economic upsurge.
- Fox argues that a new village development plan is needed to cater for the upsurge in interest in living in the area.
- Analysts expect the collapse of peace talks to spark an upsurge in violence.
- If they do that, they say that yes there will be a sudden upsurge in violence but it will only be short-term.
- An apparent upsurge in juvenile delinquency heightened concerns about teenagers.
- The attack came amid a major upsurge in violence across the country that has left a thousand dead.
- The month of June has seen a big upsurge in visitors to the area.
- This increase in property market activity is clear from the latest lending figures which show an upsurge in the last few months.
- Registration data highlights a recent upsurge in inflow of doctors to the country
- One of the reasons for the recent upsurge of ethnic violence is to be found in the failure of modern states to separate warring factions.
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.