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
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
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?
1(opinion/guess) aventurarosar + inf literaryif 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 — atreverse a + inf
- no one ventured to contradict her — nadie osó contradecirla
- The goals of Bard's collaborative ventures were established jointly with our partners abroad.
- Lately, successful joint ventures with foreign partners produce consumer goods.
- Wait for clarity and totality before starting a new business venture.
- Thanks to all who so generously supported the fund-raising venture.
- Find out how the most successful e-commerce ventures help customers help themselves.
- They simply change employers or pursue entrepreneurial ventures.
- The competition was more like those run by government agencies or major foundations than an agile start-up venture.
- After all, the time to get in on an e-commerce venture has come and gone.
- She started her entrepreneurial venture three years ago, distributing chocolates to her friends and acquaintances.
- They're government agencies that use public money to underwrite risky private ventures.
- Last year, analysts were putting a valuation of e150 million on the business-to-business e-commerce venture.
- Ms Browning's latest venture involves the launch of an organic fast food truck, called the Flying Pig.
- Life insurance became a profitable commercial venture provided by firms such as the Prudential.
- His Honour made a finding that this venture failed very soon after inception in 1990.
- The gimmick is part of the company's latest venture to target the UK's 3.2m students in higher education.
- The money was not paid under the terms of the joint venture agreement.
- Others say they might invest in an Internet venture and its stock shoots up.
- One can turn his ideas into profitable ventures with the use of 3D.
- In today's overheated financial markets, euphoric investors are once again happily financing risky ventures.
- He's starting a new business venture here.
- 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.
- But you shouldn't mix up the venture failing with the person failing.
- This, like for every drug discovery in the world, is also a risky venture with dubious chances of success.
- I still think I'm right, but it's probably too risky a venture.
- Sometimes those test cases are, by their very nature, very, very risky ventures.
- While Billie's acting career is forging ahead, Chris' latest TV ventures have flopped.
- Grateful thanks was extended to all who put so much work into bringing the venture to fruition.
- Now, in his first solo venture, he faces a daunting task.
- As a result Hollywood tries to avoid any risky ventures and is keen to fund tried and tested genres.
- ‘This was always a risky venture but it has been done in style thanks to the dedication and commitment of all involved,’ he said.
- Presenting this sketch as a public performance in Belfast, Mayne remembers, was ‘a daring venture.’
- For such a risky venture, the reasons for straying outside that safety zone of London is to pick-up more fans.
- Collins said the venture is potentially risky but the time is right to study the possibility.
- The withdrawal of Old School Baptists allowed missionary Baptist associations to pursue cooperative ventures.
- Several white European women shared the results of their ventures into African territory.
- I came up with the idea at a venture capitalist firm.
- Doubts about the success of such a risky venture were soon put on the backburner as cinemagoers thronged to cinema halls.
- Your bold nature will make you undertake risky ventures.
- Allowing bloggers be the reviewers is potentially a risky venture, depending on how powerful you think blogs really are.
2formal(life/money) arriesgarnothing ventured, nothing gained — quien nada arriesga, nada gana
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