In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(bind)atar de pies y manos
- As much as I'd like to hog-tie the guy and hand him over, all we really need is that notebook.
- They hog-tied Marty and left him on the ground and tied me to a tree.
- They'd crammed my hands into the same kind of manacles - too small for my wrists - also they'd hog-tied me: linking my wrist and ankle restraints behind my back with rope, then running another loop of cord up to my neck.
- Women from the cell block later recalled guessing what time it was according to how many people were hog-tied or hobbled.
- His hands and feet were hog-tied behind his back, and he was on his stomach.
- She hog-ties Robert at gunpoint and puts him on trial for his alleged crime.
- He was also hog-tied by several feet of hemp rope.
- Soon, he is hog-tied and lying in front of my dresser.
- They survived after being hog-tied and then abandoned.
- ‘I tend to remember people when they hog-tie me and throw me in a dungeon,’ she replied stoically.
- Because if I see you even take one step out of that chair, I'm going to hog-tie you and gag you.
- Tanj spent that first night, chained to the foot of his bed, tied tightly in a hog-tie.
- When they show up they will be apprehended, hog-tied, and thrown into the ocean.
- She couldn't just ride out, hog-tie the terrorist, and lug him back.
- Then some of the football players roped and hog-tied them!
2(render helpless)atar de pies y manos
- Third, you may be hog-tied by stringent local ordinances or agencies.
- But the lack of communication between systems could hog-tie the company.
- But competitors aren't necessarily similarly hog-tied by what may have worked in the past.
- Many see this as an indictment of football today - an honest man, hog-tied by forces of reaction, ultimately rendered powerless.
- Or we could find our military, intelligence, and technical communities hog-tied by overly draconian measures for protecting information.
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