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)(territory/position) 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
- The authority yielded to American pressure.
- At the age of 76, Jenkins finally yielded to public demand and performed at Carnegie Hall on October 25, 1944.
- It is reported that the company yielded to the toughest demand to avoid government intervention.
- This weekend, the administration yielded to his demands and agreed to include a disputed 30 month period in calculating his pension entitlements.
- But it later yielded to nearly all the striking truckers' demands.
- She yielded to their demands.
- As the state yielded to the power of the mob, German men were forcibly removed from their homes, often ostensibly for their own protection.
- In any event Spencer yielded to pressure and resigned in 1893.
- She yielded to pressure from her contemporaries.
- He finally yielded to her demands.
- He didn't really want the job but yielded to public pressure.
- Halifax chiefs are understood to have yielded to Bank of Scotland's demand that the new company be sited in the Scottish capital.
- The Japanese government yielded to these demands.
- He might have yielded to pressure to save his position.
- Workers yielded to pressure and resumed work yesterday, without any improvement, in laying the cross-country pipeline.
- The councillors may have yielded to pressure.
- Cooper yielded to the pressure in the 13 th minute.
- Finally, he partially yielded to their argument.
- In May 1915 Vienna reluctantly yielded to German pressure.
- He yielded to pressure by sharing power with a Prime Minister.
2(mineral/oil/fruit/crop) 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
1.1(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
- He said under the new traffic system, motorists drive around the green as they would around a roundabout, yielding to traffic coming from the right and travelling in a clockwise direction.
- Motorists will be able to proceed through the intersection after yielding to circulating traffic on the left.
- A preliminary investigation indicates she was at fault for failing to yield to oncoming traffic….
- The safety authority wanted all vehicles approaching a T-junction from a minor road to yield to right-turning traffic from a through road.
1.2(give priority)to yield to sth/sb — dar prioridad a algo/algn
- [ S ]yield — ceda el paso
1.3(in debate)to yield to sb — cederle la palabra a algn
2(beam/ice/ground) cederit yielded to the touch — cedió a la presión
- The structure yields.
- Of all sugary plant produce, none yields a commodity as highly valued or widely grown as grape wine.
- It will also yield valuable manure, provided it is not mixed with inorganic waste like plastic.
- They live in destitution while the land yields billions of dollars annually to the people who took it away.
- The breakdown of porphyrin yields bilirubin, a product that is non-polar and therefore, insoluble.
- Further experiments, however, yielded a refined product that reduced the side effects.
- The two reactions each yielded a product of 1.5 kb.
- North America is the largest producer of flaxseed and related products that yield millions of tons of fiber.
- The upper right-hand corner yielded to a slight pressure.
- His grass farm had begun to yield a new product: profits.
- Cross-referencing among chapters is excellent, yielding a product that appears more integrated than such symposium-product volumes often are.
- Since that land would not be totally barren or completely isolated, it would yield some product.
- In 17 of 19 cases PCR yielded nonspecific products or failed.
- The complete metabolism of cane sugar and its complete combustion yield the same products: carbon dioxide and water.
- Repeated amplifications using the same templates yielded products with identical DNA sequences.
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
- While the yield of a product is carefully monitored, the amount of waste generated has until recently been of less concern.
- Milk yield is dependent on a good energy intake and a crude protein of 16.5% in the diet.
- The high yields of the stock market can be exploited either by letting individuals invest their money in the market or by having the government invest it there for them.
- It severely reduces agricultural yields and productivity.
- It must be optimized to produce yields in excess of 100 bushels per acre.
- Organic farmers use natural controls and work with nature's cycles to produce healthful, abundant yields.
- Producers have reduced yields and controlled fermentation temperatures in an attempt to capture the distinct aroma of the grape.
- In the office and industrial sectors, yields are likely to be less than 5% at present.
- There is still time, though, for winter wheat to be drilled and to produce reasonable yields.
- In the case of cereals, grain is the primary yield and total production depends on the number of plants per area, tillers per plant, number of ears per tiller, grains per ear and mass per grain.
- Scientists warn that such changes could affect agricultural yields, timber harvests and water resource productivity.
- The result has often been poor yields and high production costs.
- The significance of soil salinity for agricultural yields is enormous.
- He said Government had spent enough resources in the agricultural sector which should produce a good yield.
- They need Phosphorus and Potassium to produce high yields and to persist.
- The ultimate goal of credit is to produce yields for both the bank and the debtor.
- Yields of cereal grains are likely to decrease in the tropics where many countries are already under water stress.
- Agricultural yields were improving and the development of turnpike roads and canals later in the century enabled food to be transported more quickly to areas of shortage.
- The majority of the continent's population is employed in agriculture characterized by low yields and low labor productivity.
- Genetically engineered super plants are expected to boost agricultural yields significantly.
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