In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1crueldad femeninocruelty to sb — crueldad con algn
- society for the prevention of cruelty to animals — sociedad protectora de animales
- The whole point of this storyline is that he has reduced her to a gibbering wreck through emotional and verbal cruelty without any physical violence.
- The cruelty perpetrated on the family must cease immediately.
- We suffered cruelty and abandonment even as we continued to teach the world about a loving God.
- The fact that credible scientists found there was not excess suffering or cruelty involved was ignored.
- If women resisted sexual advances, they risked physical cruelty and punishment.
- I shall not treat either of you with undue cruelty, but neither do I have any intention of pardoning your deeds.
- Is the response to the extreme cruelty of tyrants the defining moment of the human condition?
- But this temptation is dangerous because history contains too much cruelty at the hands of the pious.
- Maybe it was because of casual human cruelty.
- Officials acting on our behalf committed unspeakable cruelty on a man already wrongly imprisoned for 17 years.
- There can be no neutrality between justice and cruelty, between the innocent and the guilty.
- Why were children treated with such cruelty, both physical and emotional?
- The casual, unthinking cruelty of children is brilliantly evoked here.
- Why did people behave as they did - whether with cruelty or kindness, cravenness or courage?
- I felt like a Roman emperor, looking down on my subject wondering whether to show mercy or cruelty.
- What matters most is that prohibitions against human cruelty be hard and binding.
- Mistakes I can forgive, but deliberate intent to harm or random acts of cruelty, I find repulsive.
- I hope the resulting media coverage will help to foster a greater awareness of the cruelty involved.
- A prince may be ruthless when it is prudent, but wanton cruelty is foolish.
- They emphasise, instead, the degree of cruelty inflicted by men on women.
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