In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(not strict)(supervision/discipline) poco estricto(morals/standards) laxo(standards/morals) relajadohe's been very lax lately over his homework — últimamente ha estado muy descuidado con los deberes
- We can't have it both ways - we can't be concerned about terrorism when security is lax but whinge about scaremongering when steps are taken to deal with the threat.
- He told police that security there was so lax others had already successfully targeted it before him.
- Delay, impractical documentary formalities, lax enforcement, continuing widespread visibility of piracy and the export of pirated goods remain concerns.
- But research shows that the standards remain too lax - and mercury continues to be unregulated.
- Caring does not mean you are soft and lax on standards.
- This strikes me as a pretty lax approach to national security.
- Overcrowding and lax security were blamed for the escape.
- Many social problems stem from lax enforcement of strict legal code.
- The source says against this background of lack controls, especially lax internal controls, it is easy to see how a fraud of this type could arise and not be detected for so long.
- The punishment must fit the crime, neither too lax nor too severe.
- Today, a year later, airport security is as lax as ever.
- A review of electronic security inside commonwealth agencies has reportedly uncovered a culture of theft and lax security inside the public service.
- There has been lax security on internal US flights.
- Those two sides have plenty of time to interact due to the ludicrously lax security arrangements.
- Most students who graduate enjoy the two years of creative freedom, lax discipline and reasonable workload.
- The person who lives here has been exceptionally lax about security.
- Indeed, she seems not to recognize that state-sponsored inequalities foment terror far more effectively than lax banking laws.
- The campaign has targeted allegedly lax regional and local governments.
- Evidence of lax security is indisputable, however.
- Despite continuing lax enforcement, concern rose at the end of the century, in response to a perceived increase in the consumption of whisky.
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