In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(earth)mundo masculine(economy/population/peace) (before noun) mundial(politics/trade) internacionalthe longest bridge in the world — el puente más largo del mundo
- the best/worst in the world — el mejor/peor del mundo
- the poorer countries of the world — los países más pobres del mundo / de la tierra / del globo
- on the other side of the world — al otro lado del globo / de la tierra
- he proved that the world was round — demostró que la tierra era redonda
- politicians from all over the world — políticos de todo el mundo
- they traveled all over the world — viajaron por todo el mundo
- there were celebrations all over the world or the world over — hubo festejos en todo el mundo / en el mundo entero
- one day you'll have to step out into the big, wide world — algún día vas a tener que enfrentarte con la vida
- the Einsteins of this world — los Einsteins de este mundo
- she lives in another world — vive en otro mundo
- it's a strange world! — ¡qué mundo este!
- world's (US) or (British) world champion javelin thrower — campeona mundial or del mundo de jabalina
- world's (US) or (British) world record time — récord mundial
- money makes the world go around — poderoso caballero es don dinero
- world market — mercado mundial
- world premiere — estreno mundial
- What is astonishing is how little our cartographic concept of the world has changed since then.
- Today, I spent my whole day meeting with the representatives from all over the world.
- He admits the prospect of seven days cycling over some of the world's most inhospitable terrain is a bit daunting.
- Oliver is hoping to climb his way into the history books by planting a flag at the summit of the world's tallest mountain.
- Using your bike for errands is a great way to do your little part to save the world.
- Before they rush out to say that they want to save the world - how about themselves?
- The Himalayas is the highest and one of the most beautiful mountain ranges of the world.
- They've sold three million albums, toured all over the world and have been together for almost a decade.
- The students come from all over the world, a wonderful combination of people.
- Not all of these acts proved to be that useful later on, but it gave you the feeling you did your bit to save the world.
- I thank them for going and sharing some time in that wonderful part of the world.
- The sea connotes what the land is not, yet together they form the world's surfaces.
- The couple travelled the world together three years ago and fell in love with Asia.
- It is truly wonderful to have a whole lot of girl-friends living in various parts of the world.
- Annually millions of Canadians travel to other nations all over the world for a whole variety of reasons.
- There are many mountain ranges throughout the world, all of various ages and sizes.
- Some may argue that we should look after our own before we go off trying to save the world.
- Today we see a vast new working class brought together in great conurbations across the world.
- However, only they can choose what to do and they have all chosen to try and save the world they live in.
- Soils, such as podzols, which are zonal in some parts of the world might be intrazonal in other areas.
2.1(people generally)mundo masculinethe whole world knows — lo sabe todo el mundo / medio mundo
- Sovereignty still remains a supremely important institution of world politics.
- These children need to know that their stories are important to the world outside.
- She stayed there for hours, crying for her brother, and hating the world for taking him away.
- There are, of course, major differences between the European Union and the world as a whole.
- I want to prove to myself and to the world that my life is whole again.
- He never felt love and because of that, hated the world and the world hated him in return.
- On a more serious note, it would appear that the world as a whole is sinking deeper into poverty.
- Let her go abroad and tell the world how primitive is the structure of our society.
- We truly are entering one of the most important times in world history.
- Africa cannot jump into a world market economy as quickly as it wants.
- Am I first a woman and then a member of my society, community, world, or vice versa?
- The fall in European growth rates has implications for the world economy as a whole.
- Yet the financial crisis has been so severe that its impact has disturbed the world economy as a whole.
- They sometimes wonder why the rest of the world hates them so much.
- To be a man you have to be a businessman who faces the world by himself and who has to fight the whole world by himself.
- On the contrary, the world economy as a whole is marked by slow growth and outright stagnation.
- It's a nice thought that there's someone who loves you, even when you think the whole world hates you.
- The collapse of the world economy was felt hardest amongst the working classes of the North East.
- For all their failings, journalists serve the societies they live in and the world at large.
- He hung a map of the world on the wall in his little cottage, and he read as widely as he could about world affairs.
3(specific period, group)mundo masculinethe insect world — el mundo de los insectos
- the plant world — el mundo de las plantas
- the art/fashion world — el mundo del arte/de la moda
- the academic world — el mundo / ambiente / medio académico
- her world collapsed around her — se derrumbó el mundo a su alrededor
- As the title suggests, Ferguson believes that the British Empire shaped the modern world.
- Eastern religions are popular across the entire Western world at this time, especially Buddhism, and especially in America.
- Have you ever seen an Arab world as divided as it is right now?
- Yet those of us lucky enough to live in the developed world do not need to cope with such problems.
- They are now, rightly, seen as an essential element in a proper understanding of the medieval world-view, important to anyone with an interest in the art, literature, philosophy and social structure of that time.
- The range of swear words in the modern English-speaking world is tiny, as you know.
- The richest country in the industrialised world will continue to have some of the worst pockets of poverty.
- Several countries in the developing world continue to invite him to help train their own surgeons.
- Though we think of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as a single list today, there were actually a number of lists compiled by different Greek writers.
- By the western part of the Arabic world we mean the regions comprising mainly North Africa and Spain.
- It's one of the most outrageous breaches of human rights in the history of the western world.
- In many parts of the Western world the media still describe this as the only safe route to peace and stability.
- Secondly, not all of the developed western world might be seen as civilised.
- Croatia is actually located in Central Europe, but it has bridged the Eastern and Western worlds throughout its history.
- In the ancient and classical worlds, capital tended to be drawn into cities from the surrounding regions, so that they could become wealthier even in the absence of economic growth.
- I sometimes imagine that I see certain parallels between modern Aotearoa and the historical worlds of that other boot-shaped nation, Italy.
- But in the developed, Western world, the feasting periods are no longer interspersed with famines.
- Rather different number systems were used simultaneously in the Arabic world over a long period of time.
- The issue has echoes of the Arab world's historical struggle to assert its own destiny.
4his children mean the world to him — para él sus hijos lo son todo
- I'd give the world to know — daría lo que fuera por saberlo
- to have all the time in the world — tener todo el tiempo del mundo
- without a care in the world — sin ninguna preocupación
- I wouldn't miss it for anything in the world — no me lo perdería por nada del mundo
- nothing in the world will make me change my mind — nada en el mundo me hará cambiar de opinión
- who in the world is going to believe that? — ¿quién diablos / demonios se va a creer eso?
- I'm the world's worst cook — soy el peor cocinero del mundo
5Religionthis/the other world — este/el otro mundo
- the world to come — el más allá
- The militantly secular world is also keenly alert to the challenge of the Passion.
- The concept of Hell as a literal place has declined in an increasingly secular world.
- There is a primary difference between the material world and the spiritual dimension.
- People who see the world in terms of evil and sin will tend to devalue the material world.
- It seems to be a connector or a medium between the materialistic world and the spiritual world.
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