In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Businessoperación feminineempresa femininea risky venture — una empresa arriesgada
- the company has launched ventures in Europe — la compañía ha emprendido operaciones en Europa
- a new business venture — una nueva empresa
- he was involved in a number of dubious ventures — andaba metido en algunos asuntos dudosos
- a joint venture between the two companies — una empresa conjunta / una colaboración entre las dos compañías
- He's starting a new business venture here.
- After all, the time to get in on an e-commerce venture has come and gone.
- Wait for clarity and totality before starting a new business venture.
- In today's overheated financial markets, euphoric investors are once again happily financing risky ventures.
- Life insurance became a profitable commercial venture provided by firms such as the Prudential.
- The competition was more like those run by government agencies or major foundations than an agile start-up venture.
- One can turn his ideas into profitable ventures with the use of 3D.
- Last year, analysts were putting a valuation of e150 million on the business-to-business e-commerce venture.
- The goals of Bard's collaborative ventures were established jointly with our partners abroad.
- Find out how the most successful e-commerce ventures help customers help themselves.
- She started her entrepreneurial venture three years ago, distributing chocolates to her friends and acquaintances.
- Thanks to all who so generously supported the fund-raising venture.
- Others say they might invest in an Internet venture and its stock shoots up.
- They're government agencies that use public money to underwrite risky private ventures.
- Ms Browning's latest venture involves the launch of an organic fast food truck, called the Flying Pig.
- They simply change employers or pursue entrepreneurial ventures.
- Lately, successful joint ventures with foreign partners produce consumer goods.
- His Honour made a finding that this venture failed very soon after inception in 1990.
- The money was not paid under the terms of the joint venture agreement.
- The gimmick is part of the company's latest venture to target the UK's 3.2m students in higher education.
2incursión feminineventure into sth — incursión en algo feminine
- the author's first venture into children's literature — la primera incursión del autor en la literatura infantil
- As a result Hollywood tries to avoid any risky ventures and is keen to fund tried and tested genres.
- Allowing bloggers be the reviewers is potentially a risky venture, depending on how powerful you think blogs really are.
- While Billie's acting career is forging ahead, Chris' latest TV ventures have flopped.
- It seemed a risky venture: print-runs had to be huge and cheap paper was used.
- She walked through the door on the opening night of his first solo venture back in 1978.
- Your bold nature will make you undertake risky ventures.
- For such a risky venture, the reasons for straying outside that safety zone of London is to pick-up more fans.
- Grateful thanks was extended to all who put so much work into bringing the venture to fruition.
- Several white European women shared the results of their ventures into African territory.
- The withdrawal of Old School Baptists allowed missionary Baptist associations to pursue cooperative ventures.
- Now, in his first solo venture, he faces a daunting task.
- Collins said the venture is potentially risky but the time is right to study the possibility.
- Presenting this sketch as a public performance in Belfast, Mayne remembers, was ‘a daring venture.’
- This, like for every drug discovery in the world, is also a risky venture with dubious chances of success.
- Doubts about the success of such a risky venture were soon put on the backburner as cinemagoers thronged to cinema halls.
- ‘This was always a risky venture but it has been done in style thanks to the dedication and commitment of all involved,’ he said.
- Sometimes those test cases are, by their very nature, very, very risky ventures.
- But you shouldn't mix up the venture failing with the person failing.
- I came up with the idea at a venture capitalist firm.
- I still think I'm right, but it's probably too risky a venture.
1atreverseaventurarseto venture into/out of/across sth — atreverse / aventurarse a entrar en/salir de/cruzar algo
- having ventured so far, she decided to go on — ya que se había atrevido / aventurado a llegar hasta allí, decidió continuar
- the boat had ventured too near the rocks — el barco se había acercado demasiado a las rocas
- they rarely venture out after dark — rara vez salen después del anochecer
- have you ventured outside today? — ¿has puesto el pie en la calle hoy?
- He of course, ventured out there everyday, occasionally dragging Amina along.
- Occasional gunfire could be heard in the streets, and few British soldiers ventured out of their Warrior and Challenger II tanks.
- I ventured out tonight, and made a few comments here and there.
- Later on that night, I ventured out with my friends to Dupont Circle.
- Up until last Sunday, only 76 runners had ventured out of Warren Place, just 13 returning with a win under their belts.
- I really knew I'd made progress when I ventured out the gate and down the trail aboard Topper.
- The venture aims to open five to 10 stores per year.
- After the long weekend's excess, it was only the dedicated disciples of dance that ventured out this cold and frosty night.
- Only the college hostel girls ventured out to buy snacks.
- And after the agitation started they never even ventured out.
- I ventured out to the grocery store and it was nearly deserted.
- Essex Green is really poppy and cute and sometimes ventures into trippy alt-country territory.
- Her prescription - substituting therapy for justice - ventures into dangerous moral territory.
- That seems a little extreme to me, but I decided that I would try this out while I ventured out on yet another first date last night.
- Last Wednesday, wearing several layers of Factor 60 and a large hat, I ventured out, keeping to the shade whenever I could.
- Chris even ventured out and tried his skipping skills while he was timed by 1983 world athletics champion, Eamon Coughlan.
- And then, somewhat shamefacedly, I ventured out into the garden.
- Ash went to bed and we ventured out into Manhattan.
- As she moved from the cave, her head slowly ventured out into the sunlight.
- The course ended on a windy Friday night when some adventurous sailors ventured out for a ‘plane’ across the bay.
1(guess/opinion) aventurarif I may venture to suggest — si se me permite aventurar una sugerencia
- I would venture that you misled us — me atrevería a decir que nos engañaste
- to venture to + inf — osar + inf
- no one ventured to contradict her — nadie se atrevió a contradecirla
- Without abandoning her earlier assessment of Jeff Tweedy's performance, she ventured a more complex answer.
- Occasionally, Ducros - who is French - quietly ventures a suggestion about some nuance of diction.
- I ventured that science, research and technology are the only things which will get us out of the hole we're very likely digging even now.
- And she ventures a few guesses on why it's not happened thus far.
- She ventures a few speculations about the woman with whom he likely had a long relationship.
- We ventured a guess that it was a ‘long shot’ at the time but our loyal readers have come to the rescue yet again.
- Apparently not, or so I was told by my wife before I had even ventured to express an opinion or a comment on the subject.
- I remember overhearing them speaking French to one another and venturing a ‘bonjour.’
- Which is why I am venturing to write this column on last week's encounter in Ahmedabad.
- Part travel log, part art history primer, it elegantly provides the context for Klett's life's work without venturing much in the way of criticism.
- I'm venturing a guess that most of those people would swap that for having insulting signs written on their bodies any day.
- I am venturing to write you this email for introducing our company as one of the professional exporters of car audio from China.
- Dare I venture to ‘guesstimate’ a not inconsiderable number!
- We ventured a guess that she wasn't off to moderate a ‘Successful Selling Schemes’ seminar.
- If he were a betting man, he would venture a wager that she was uncomfortable with the position she was now in where it came to him.
- Again, no one has ventured a coherent explanation of this theory, let alone bothered to hint at what the evidence for it might be.
- Accountants on the other hand stick to the letter of the detail, rarely venturing even informed opinions.
- He ventures the notion of ‘publicisation’ to rival the Tories' privatisation project.
- Ever noticed how a woman is ignored if she dares to venture an opinion on the weekend's football game?
- Stephen even ventures the possibility of a change of name and even in its remit of building a knowledge economy.
- Kerry compounded the problem by venturing no information about his public career in the Senate for the past two decades.
- For an investment bank expert in venture capital, nothing has been ventured here and nothing gained.
- The general point that emerges from these thought experiments is that much may be ventured, at great risk, for very small gains.
- If a man is venturing his own money, this is the only risk which is relevant.
- No one would venture such capital without some chance of generating a return on investment.
- Without venturing a judgment on Israel's method of retaliation, Mr Rumsfeld suggested the US would take stern measures under similar circumstances.
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