In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ground/territory) prohibido(territory/ground) vedado(topic) tabúthis place is forbidden to foreigners — los extranjeros no pueden entrar aquí
- the forbidden fruit — el fruto prohibido
- It's the sound of forbidden affairs, illicit sex with strangers in bars, drunken confessions, of real life.
- Japan was a forbidden country for foreigners and no Japanese was allowed to leave Japan.
- But he discovered that the paint allowed him to hide the forbidden thoughts in his mind that his facial expressions would otherwise betray.
- Whether it was the forbidden joy of being allowed to paint on a wall, or the exhilaration of letting their inhibitions go, their faces glowed with excitement.
- This leads to the optically forbidden state becoming partially allowed.
- Everyone seemed to understand that there were such things as taboos, criminal facilities and forbidden editing - especially in cinema.
- The authorities, in the meantime, would determine whether any of the seized books or their authors were on any lists of forbidden publications.
- Fear over the discovery and stealing of the forbidden books is muted.
- The creation was completely illegal - a development in a forbidden area which by rights should be demolished.
- Now I have to buy the books to find out the forbidden secrets that have been hidden from mankind for thousands of years!
- At nighttimes he would descend into the village and read from the forbidden bible, for his people had already developed books.
- Nevertheless, there has been no action of forbidden sacrifice as yet.
- The community is forced to shut down the library, because all the books contain the forbidden letter.
- In the book you'll also find magic and monsters, angels and demons, magical swords and forbidden books.
- Grateful for our help, the king was more than willing to allow us access to the forbidden locales, giving us a royal pass in order to avoid suspicion.
- Worse, the board kept building on the forbidden land, even after it knew the construction was illegal.
- Even understanding the roots of certain forbidden actions does not guarantee that they will be avoided.
- The guys nick some four-eyed geek's suitcase full of forbidden books - and this is where the title's Balzac reference comes in.
- Indeed, this entire area with the Egyptian and Hindu place names in the Grand Canyon is a forbidden zone - no one is allowed into this large area.
- The total anonymity of the Internet allows for the surfacing of forbidden or forgotten zones of the psyche.
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