In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There are some valuable prizes on offer and a good day out is promised.
- A planning consent for a cottage will be a great deal more valuable than one for stables.
- But there is a kind of philistinism about regarding books as only having worth if they are old and valuable.
- Ray's collection could be worth £1m at auction and is so valuable most of it is locked away in a bank vault.
- Some very valuable items at low prices will be on offer so please come along and give generously.
- The gold earrings the woman had been buried with were found to be extremely valuable.
- He said that of the thousands of pounds worth of goods stolen, the most valuable item was his father's solid gold watch.
- Many Romans viewed the springs as sacred and threw valuable items into the springs to please the gods.
- Additionally, you may need more home insurance cover if your antiques are especially valuable.
- You might think that deflation is a good thing, since each year your money will be more valuable.
- Trade in salt was very important and salt was valuable enough to be used as currency in some areas.
- One of these extremely rare and valuable bottles will be given out to the winner of the lucky draw every week.
- The officials should be held accountable for the loss of valuable items from their territory.
- The wallet which is thought to contain a large sum of money is in good condition and looks valuable.
- The story was about a child whose hand inadvertently became stuck in a valuable antique vase.
- Everyone knows that some violins are a great deal more valuable than others.
- He described his successful trips to small towns where he has picked up valuable antiques.
- Therefore your cow is a valuable commodity and you need to look after her.
- Are there valuable antiques hiding at home that could make you a small fortune?
- To help meet this goal, the committee is offering valuable prizes and awarding prizes more frequently.
2(precious, useful)(space/resource) valioso(time) precioso(ally/advice/information) valioso
- Her examples and descriptions reinforced the most valuable lesson of the election - every vote counts.
- Nevertheless, the present book is an extremely valuable addition to the literature.
- In the course of his study, he does offer valuable insights and important corrections.
- It would also be extremely valuable to obtain real data on the progress of people once they have stopped treatment.
- I do know they will be interesting people and I'm bound to learn something valuable from them.
- We learned how valuable market research is to anticipate the demand for a product.
- Patients are a valuable resource as potential teachers in all stages of medical education.
- This will allow cricketers to obtain valuable practice on a batting surface all year round.
- Email may take valuable seconds and minutes away from your rate of productivity.
- Anthony displays all the characteristics of a truly valuable employee.
- They found it valuable to listen to others in their group pose their own questions.
- Eggs, meat and dairy products have lots of valuable nutrients for small children.
- These mini exams give students valuable experience in answering exam questions.
- And as with all new experiences, people might subtly and indirectly learn something valuable.
- Volunteering is a great way to make a difference to the environment but also offers a fun and a valuable life experience.
- Because of the dominance of the site, more jobseekers are attracted to it making it more valuable to employers.
- The internet is an extremely valuable resource giving access to the latest research on pain management.
- The workshop will provide valuable tools to promote excellence in the teaching of psychology.
- Talking through and revisiting the learning experience with your child is very valuable indeed.
- I would argue that the way engineering students learn to think is especially valuable.
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