adjective/adjetivo (predicative/predicativo well placed)
- [shot/throw] certero it's very well placed for the shops está muy bien situado or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) ubicado con respecto a las tiendas he's well placed for promotion tiene buenas perspectivas de ascenso they're very well placed to influence the decision en su situación tienen muchas posibilidades de influir en la decisiónMore example sentences
- Indeed, a subtle, well-placed question may be the most effective tactic you have.
- I thought for a moment, thrown off course by Mally's well-placed question, one I hadn't addressed before now.
- That way we will be well placed to take full advantage of the eventual economic upswing.
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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.