In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1abstinencia femeninoa day of abstinence — un día de abstinencia
- sexual abstinence — abstinencia sexual
- abstinence from sth/-ing — abstinencia de algo/+ inf
- On the other side of drunkenness there is a no less committed balance of prohibition and abstinence in England.
- The authorities there even advocated sexual abstinence, rather than condom use, as a national health strategy.
- For the Hindus the fasting is abstinence from meat during their holy time.
- The most effective way to avoid the symptoms of alcohol induced hangover is to practise abstinence or moderation.
- A growing lobby, here and in America, preaches abstinence, not education.
- The British anti-drink-driving campaigns try to scare you into complete abstinence.
- I have no problem with someone who wants to promote abstinence.
- Many people who go on methadone programmes, the softer alternative to abstinence, remain on them for years.
- In food matters they sought to maintain an equilibrium between abstinence and indulgence.
- After 12 months, the researchers intend to shift the addicts to methadone or abstinence.
- Other than abstinence, having a vasectomy is the most reliable method of contraception.
- If alcohol is the cause of the heart failure then abstinence is essential.
- How did she quit drinking five years ago, and how did she maintain abstinence for several years?
- My unplanned and almost month long period of abstinence from alcohol finally came to an end last night, with four gin and tonics.
- This is presented to those who commit themselves to abstinence for life.
- While abstinence may be a desirable goal for these individuals, not many accomplish it.
- It is also important to note that most patients reported reduced use rather than abstinence.
- These effects disappeared after a period of abstinence from alcohol consumption.
- He's gone six months without, the longest sustained abstinence of his life.
- Outside unprotected sex within marriage he is an advocate of strict abstinence.
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