In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bota alta femeninounder the Nazi jackboot — bajo el yugo nazi
- The only way that successive regimes in Jakarta have been able to prevent the rise of separatist sentiment, however, is with the jackboot of the military.
- The poem of Agraphon was written by Angelos Sikelianos in 1941 when Greece was under the German jackboot.
- Of course the entire region really was under the jackboot, if you like, of apartheid rule.
- One less problem now that this voice of free thought has been stamped out under the jackboot.
- This prescient short story, published in Blackwood's magazine, described how, after the fall of France, the German army would invade and grind Britain under its jackboot for all eternity.
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