In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(artefact/find) en buen estado(find/artefact) bien conservadohe is well preserved — se conserva bien
- Juxtaposing the unapologetically new with the well-preserved old can strengthen the urban fabric, he posits, citing Amsterdam and London as examples.
- Although the workshops have been demolished for a health club, and the restaurant has been removed, the Thorndike remains an exceptionally well-preserved and fine example of the best of modernist theatre design.
- With old Havana a UNESCO-designated world heritage site, numerous well-preserved, picturesque Spanish colonial towns, and hundreds of unblemished beaches, Cuba is a natural draw.
- With the exception of Akkad, well-preserved remains of all these cities can be seen in Iraq today.
- Today, the street is a well-preserved strip of old villas and lane houses containing cafes, restaurants, bookstores and antique shops as well as curiosity museums.
- The well-preserved remains of a 200-year-old mummy, buried in layers of silk, have been discovered in Vietnam.
- Discovered in peat bogs in central Ireland, the well-preserved human remains were unveiled this month in Dublin.
- ‘It's also quite unique to find well-preserved plant remains in plaster ’, said Bruins.
- The Posidippus papyrus is unusual for its length and the well-preserved state of the remaining text.
- Generally, well-preserved remains of monocot leaves are rare in the fossil record.
- This is another well-preserved old town full of beautiful houses, and has a quaint little yachting harbour guarded by stone Bavarian lions on pillars.
- The well-preserved cranium from this burial led us to attempt a facial reconstruction.
- Very well preserved tiger remains have been found in a cave in Western Australia and aboriginal rock shelters in Arnhemland show very clear drawings of the Tasmanian Tiger and the Tasmanian devil.
- This graceful and prosperous old city is dominated by the fantastic arena, a well-preserved Roman amphitheatre where audiences of 25,000 attend summer opera concerts.
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