In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(surrender)(position/territory) cederto yield one's right of way — ceder el paso
- to yield sth to sb — cederle algo a algn
- to yield the floor to sb — cederle la palabra a algn
2(crop/mineral/fruit/oil) producir(results) dar(results) arrojarthese bonds yield 9.2% — estos bonos rinden / dan un (interés del) 9,2%
- these measures will yield a net saving — estas medidas traerán aparejado un ahorro en términos reales
- the inquiry yielded no new evidence — la investigación no aportó nuevas pruebas
1(give way)cederto yield to sb/sth
- to yield to temptation — dejarse vencer por la tentación
- she yielded to their threats — cedió a / ante sus amenazas
- he yielded to (an) impulse and bought the lot — cedió / sucumbió a un impulso y lo compró todo
2(give priority)to yield to sth/sb — dar prioridad a algo/algn
- yield — ceda el paso
3(in debate)to yield to sb — cederle la palabra a algn
4(ice/beam/ground) cederit yielded to the touch — cedió a la presión
1rendimiento masculinethe yield per hectare has risen by 5% per annum — la producción / el rendimiento anual por hectárea ha aumentado en un 5%
- to give a good/poor yield — dar un buen/mal rendimiento
- fixed/variable yield bonds — valores de renta fija/variable
- At the age of 76, Jenkins finally yielded to public demand and performed at Carnegie Hall on October 25, 1944.
- But it later yielded to nearly all the striking truckers' demands.
- He yielded to pressure by sharing power with a Prime Minister.
- He finally yielded to her demands.
- This weekend, the administration yielded to his demands and agreed to include a disputed 30 month period in calculating his pension entitlements.
- The Japanese government yielded to these demands.
- She yielded to pressure from her contemporaries.
- She yielded to their demands.
- It is reported that the company yielded to the toughest demand to avoid government intervention.
- Finally, he partially yielded to their argument.
- Halifax chiefs are understood to have yielded to Bank of Scotland's demand that the new company be sited in the Scottish capital.
- He didn't really want the job but yielded to public pressure.
- He might have yielded to pressure to save his position.
- The councillors may have yielded to pressure.
- Cooper yielded to the pressure in the 13 th minute.
- In any event Spencer yielded to pressure and resigned in 1893.
- Workers yielded to pressure and resumed work yesterday, without any improvement, in laying the cross-country pipeline.
- The authority yielded to American pressure.
- In May 1915 Vienna reluctantly yielded to German pressure.
- As the state yielded to the power of the mob, German men were forcibly removed from their homes, often ostensibly for their own protection.
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