In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tempo)ritmo de trabajo masculine
- A top communicator, he directs the team well and has a work rate to match.
- Whatever constituents' political views are of Jimmy, there is no doubting his high work rate and the efforts made by him on behalf of people within and beyond his constituency.
- What they do share, however, is a tremendous work rate.
- Who knows, with my accelerated work rate I may make CEO level myself and then I'll be able to get my own gold plated private aircraft and use it as much as I damn well please.
- Like many foreigners, he's technically excellent, but he has also improved his work rate.
- Looking at the rain and grey skies this morning, and with it being Monday, I thought that loud and lively music was in order in an attempt to brighten the mood and increase the work rate.
- But he claims the country's key attribute is their work rate.
- The need to keep putting on reading glasses to check tag numbers slows the work rate considerably, which is why many prefer the assistance of a good dog in these circumstances.
- I've spoken to associates who are performers and say that their work rate has been transformed because their advertising and promotional work is all done over the internet.
- I don't think the six months of daylight followed by six months of night would affect my work rate unduly.
- Great leaders define themselves not by their work rate but by being true to themselves.
- Our work rate had to be right up there with the best of them to try to pull results out.
- When I ask him if he's as restless as his work rate suggests, he comes at the reply from an unexpected angle.
- She has a ferocious work rate and has now invested over 2m in the web-based advice service for health and safety issues, and employment law.
- Chatting in a meeting room at the science park he owns, the affable Simpson has an answer for almost everything, but still finds it hard to explain his age-defying work rate.
- Resist the temptation to spread slurry at a high rate on fields near the farmyard to increase the work rate.
- His work rate may suffer in registering on the protracted side, but Evelyn's musical output is worth waiting for, given its lush, cinematic and soul-infused qualities, loved by clubbers and loungers alike.
- She recalls how her young pupil outshone all her contemporaries with her astonishing work rate and left musicians twice her age trailing in competitions.
- David Maclean pledged to increase his work rate.
- I kept them quiet by giving them work that did not make them feel insecure (ie easy work) and by not challenging them about their work rate.
2(energy)desgaste de energía masculine
- We showed tactical discipline and a hungry work rate: qualities we need to duplicate.
- His work rate and his attitude since his groin injury have been absolutely spot on.
- If you look at his work rate it is something to learn from and I'm really enjoying playing with him.
- Their work rate is crucial but after watching the majority of last season from the sidelines, hard work is the last thing Thomson is afraid of.
- Lincoln had a good work rate and closed us down very quickly but we didn't move the ball quickly enough.
- He's got a magical left foot and an amazing work rate, even if he is at the wrong end of his thirties.
- His work rate is excellent and rarely puts a foot wrong when playing.
- He brings honesty and endeavour to the back row, his work rate is amazing and he is incredibly tough.
- When Robson was in his prime, his work rate was measured, and it was established that he covered 6,000 yards in the course of a game.
- His work rate ensured that the defence got some necessary breathers that stopped the match turning into a Chelsea siege.
- The work rate was up there, they showed a hunger and a passion to play and if I can get that out of them again then the rest of it should look after itself.
- He's powerful, has aggression and is a brilliant tackler of the ball, has a superb work rate and is incredibly determined - a real team player.
- I was pleased with our work rate, but we have to add finesse and especially ball retention.
- It's not rocket science to say that Smith might struggle in some scrums, but his work rate was outstanding as he sought to carry the ball.
- The rest of us have to aspire to the same type of form, match his tackle count and his work rate around the field.
- Greenberg showed a good work rate and tempo in this round, and shifted through the gears as Kulikauskas was backed up to the ropes and kept there under a volley of heavy looking right and left hooks.
- Flo, for all his critics, has an enviable strike rate and his work rate against the French could not be faulted.
- His work rate is phenomenal, his carrying of the ball is awesome and every technical aspect of his play is absolutely watertight.
- I think the reason why we didn't pick up as many points over Christmas was that our work rate dropped a little.
- Our work rate was not good enough in wide areas and we addressed that at half-time.
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