In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(change, fluctuate)variarthe price varies from week to week — el precio varía de una semana a la otra
- the temperature varies between 45° and 47° — la temperatura oscila entre 45° y 47°
- the routine never varies — la rutina nunca cambia
- when do you finish work? — it varies — ¿cuándo sales del trabajo? — depende
- The diving in the Sea of Cortez is unlike that anywhere else in the world because the conditions can vary so greatly from day to day.
- Symptoms vary over time as a patient passes through different stages of the disease.
- Suicide rates vary greatly with age, gender and ethnicity.
- The weather can be changeable, varying between sunshine and snow.
- The severity and frequency of attacks varies due to the extent of the disease.
- A strong headwind would favour the heavier Oxford crew, but Hodge said wind conditions usually varied during a race.
- There are a number of recognized subspecies that vary considerably in size.
- Having tried lots of different careers with varying success, I've found my vocation.
- Hay fever symptoms vary in severity and some people find their symptoms are worse some years than others.
- For one thing, incomes vary widely depending on one's area of residence.
- Weather conditions during January have varied between Arctic and monsoon but the course has stood up well and all competitions are on schedule with no backlog.
- Your blood pressure normally varies during the day.
- Services also vary considerably in size, depending on the nature of their responsibilities.
- As with residential property, prices vary considerably across the country.
- At the moment, salaries vary on a regional basis.
- The weather varied from blowing snow to clear skies and ensured all skiers were put through their paces.
- Prices vary greatly depending on the time of year and type of accommodation.
- Reform was not a single, uniform process: its pace and intensity varied from state to state.
- The diagram below shows how demand for a commuter train service typically varies during the day.
- They found that the beats of unhealthy hearts did vary more randomly.
- Network reception for mobile phones varies depending on the area in which you are using the phone.
- However, the courts can insist that payments vary over time as circumstances change.
- More exactly, the period over which the star varies is proportional to the star's intrinsic, actual brightness.
- From this brief survey, it is clear that farming was introduced in different ways, and with varying consequences, in different parts of the country.
- Do survival rates vary among species, sexes, or habitats?
- When they do become evident, symptoms vary according to the type and location of the aneurysm.
- The strategies that victims use to cope with bullying also vary by gender.
- The German mortgage market is quite fragmented and interest rates vary according to the type of mortgage lender.
- The interest rates on most regular savings accounts will vary depending on the levels set by the Bank of England every three months.
- Effects of UV-B and temperature on pigment concentrations varied significantly with leaf age.
- During the Spring months, the weather during the day varies from cool to warm and is usually cool at night.
- There is often tinnitus at the same time, which can vary in severity.
- Within sectors, water use can also vary dramatically depending on management practices.
- The Direct Line research also shows the most popular home improvements vary by region.
- Diving conditions vary, but the best visibility occurs early in the season before the plankton blooms of late summer.
2(differ)(accounts/standards/prices) variarshowing daily, times vary — espectáculos todos los días, horario variable
- opinions on the subject vary — hay diversas opiniones al respecto
- reactions varied enormously — las reacciones fueron muy variadas / diversas
3(diverge)desviarseapartarseto vary from sth — desviarse / apartarse de algo
4varying present participle(amounts/conditions) variablewith varying degrees of success — con mayor o menor éxito
1(routine) variar(routine) cambiar(diet) dar variedad a
- But we shouldn't just eat by reflex: it would be much healthier if we thought about our diets and tried to vary them more.
- However, the news agency can send different messages by varying the order.
- Union members are angry at proposals by Stagecoach to vary pay between different depots.
- As a nice touch, Zoch includes two cork balls with different diameters which varies the skill level of the game significantly.
- You can burn more calories by varying the pace of certain aerobic exercise.
- It has been found that instead of practicing one action repeatedly, it is better to vary the action continuously.
- He is a quick bowler, but at his best when he mixes up the pace and varies his length rather than being obsessed by sheer speed.
- After a couple of years, he switched to insulin injections, which meant he could vary his diet a bit more.
- I'll wear each dress time and again, varying the look with different accessories.
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