In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(influir)incidir en algo — to have a bearing on sth
- eso no incidió en nuestra decisión — that did not have any bearing on our decision
- la pobreza incide en la salud de estos jóvenes — poverty affects / has an effect on the health of these young people
- los factores que inciden en los accidentes de este tipo — the factors which contribute to / have a bearing on accidents of this kind
2formal(insistir)incidir en algo — to stress sth
- incidió en la necesidad de reducir la plantilla — he stressed the need to reduce the workforce
3(incurrir)incidir en algo
- generación tras generación incidimos en el mismo error — we make the same mistake generation after generation
4.1incidir en / sobre algo — to meet / intersect sth
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