In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(direction/pressure) hacia arriba(movement/spiral) ascendente(tendency) al alzathe long upward climb — el largo ascenso
- The upward trend in lone parenthood has most affected the level of benefit receipt and costs.
- The art market is extremely volatile, but fortunately for us artists it is an upward volatility!
- However, this upward trend does not mean that the weather will be constantly improving.
- Drought conditions across Europe are having an upward pressure on grain price.
- But the number of houses for sale remains relatively low, putting upward pressure on prices.
- Think of cycling 100 miles on a slight upward incline compared with the same distance on a perfectly flat road.
- As in the Eastern Region the upward trend in the number of young women taking drugs was also confirmed.
- If there is a downward pull, then there must be an upward pull to balance it: that is levitation.
- The conditions are in place for upward momentum from here but the market has not embraced this view, yet.
- Mr Dennehy says this reflects a dramatic upward spiral in the number of assaults on prison officers.
- Margins may, however, get squeezed over time by the upward trend in the price of oil.
- With the real estate market growing by leaps and bounds, the upward trend of land rates will not change.
- The recent upward trend of body piercing has become a large part of the teenage fashion scene.
- This price series was the key factor behind the upward revisions to the growth rate of the overall index.
- The main concern is with the vertical upward forces which act on the plant, producing an uprooting tendency.
- There has been an upward trend over the past few years in the number of people worshipping at the cathedral.
- The figures should reflect benefits from an upward trend in milk prices due to the weakness of sterling against the euro.
- There may be upward spikes now and then, but oil mostly just gets cheaper and cheaper.
- It looks like it wasn't actually an upward trend and that we're still remaining pretty stable.
- The overall fertility rate also took an upward turn, taking us back nearly to replacement level.
1(look/climb) hacia arribaface upward — boca arriba
- everyone from 60 upward — todas las personas de 60 años para arriba / de 60 años o más
- upward of 30 years/$100 — más de 30 años/100 dólares
- we had to revise our estimate upward — tuvimos que revisar nuestro presupuesto al alza
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