In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(raid)incursión femeninothey made a foray into enemy territory — hicieron una incursión en territorio enemigo
- But even if their forays into French territory became rarer, Italy can at least take heart from their rearguard action which, combined with some woeful French handling, restricted the hosts to penalties.
- It took Cartha 16 minutes to score their first try, despite Lenzie having had just one foray into enemy territory.
- Our first foray into enemy territory was a bitter disappointment.
- Or, to be accurate, they probably had the same teachers but chose to tread a different path with the occasional forays into other territories.
- Paradoxically, this expert tracker, who was never attacked during his many forays into the forest, was almost killed by a man-eating leopard in a Chattarpur guesthouse.
- The aim was to establish a base camp of three points from which they could make forays into enemy territory.
- As Heath made one of their rare forays into Ilkley territory they won a scrum on the 22.
- Anyway Agent Broker you will lead our first foray behind enemy lines.
- In continuous forest, females also seek EPCs off territory and make extraterritorial forays with equal frequency as males.
- And then there were the forays into enemy territory, expeditions to raid another pack's street corner - or, as often, to defend our own.
- Moonlighting has dark undertones, suggesting forays into unknown territory.
- Almost every page covers wars, forays, battles that picture an unending series of conflicts between the British and the French, the colonists and the Indians, even the Dutch and the Swedes.
- Mushtaq was a maverick strokeplayer with a love of sudden forays down the pitch, even to quick bowlers, and daring strokes that had bowlers tearing their hair out.
- The crafty No.3, despite a heavy first half knock, defended with gusto and also went on a couple of forays into attack.
- Central Command can mount these operations - sending armored forays into the city - because organized resistance is diminishing.
- While Athenian forces made raids and even established small coastal bases in Spartan territory, these forays were unable to inflict sufficient damage to aid the Athenian fight.
- The Bulls dominated the territory and possession in the first quarter, launching attacking forays deep into Lions territory.
- Apart from a few forays into Wharfedale territory, which were defended with relative ease, the remainder of the first half was played out in the Moortown half.
- The pressure of such defensive forays into inner-city territory, each homing in acutely at the side of others and being jostled by them, makes for compound ironies which are truly sharpened and banal.
- Under the pretext of preventing terrorism, it will set a precedent for other regimes to follow in America's footsteps and of course it will embolden the US to make forays into other territories.
2(exploratory involvement)after a brief foray into politics — después de una breve incursión en / un breve coqueteo con la política
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