In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Businessdemandla ley de la oferta y la demanda — the law of supply and demand
- un producto que tiene mucha demanda — a product which is in great demand
- días de mayor demanda — days when demand is greatest
2.1Lawlawsuitha presentado una demanda contra ellos — he is suing them
- interponer una demanda — to bring a lawsuit
2.2(petición)lo siento mucho, pero no puedo acceder a su demanda — I am very sorry but I cannot agree to your request
- plantearon su demanda al gobierno — they presented their demands to the government
- se volvió hacia ella en demanda de ayuda — he turned to her for help
- se manifestaron en demanda de mejores condiciones de trabajo — they held a demonstration to demand / they demonstrated for better working conditions
- me miró, como en demanda de una explicación — she looked at me, as if asking for an explanation
3literary(empresa)morir / perecer en la demanda — to die in the attempt
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