In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mercenario masculinomercenaria femenino(troops) (before noun) mercenario
- I am placing an ad in Soldier of Fortune magazine to hire a mercenary to kill me at this very moment.
- Six years ago, he became a mercenary for a private military corporation.
- It is hard to believe that the country would hire foreign mercenaries for military and daily operations.
- Both risings were put down later in the summer, the royal forces being augmented by foreign mercenaries gathered for war against the Scots.
- Third, there is also a potential continuing supply of mercenaries as regular soldiers are demobilized.
- Before he fell, he raised the grenade launcher and pointed it at the small army of mercenaries and undead.
- Unlike mercenaries, soldiers need to know when they go to battle that they are going there for a purpose.
- The profession of mercenary is one of the oldest in the world.
- Instead, they massed a large army, hired mercenaries, and attacked both places at once.
- In addition, she keeps a small army of mercenaries and slaves to be activated whenever she sees fit.
- He became a professional soldier, a mercenary, fighting wars and killing people and being completely detached from it all.
- Being in the Army, the mercenary had maps of every conceivable place on the planet.
- In 1640, he inherited an army made up of mercenaries who lacked loyalty in the best of times.
- For the most part, when war was deemed necessary they hired mercenaries to do the fighting.
- Is the Pentagon privatizing the military or is it simply hiring mercenaries?
- My father had no time for Ansgar, just because he had been a mercenary and a common soldier.
- No doubt the bowman is a mercenary hired by my former Sergeant-of-Arms.
- She was a soldier, a mercenary, a spy on a mission to save the world.
- The player is always a soldier, a mercenary on the player's base.
- Machiavelli goes on to specify that armies are basically of two types: hired mercenaries and citizen militias.
1(person/attitude) materialista(person/attitude) interesado
- Not unconnected with these two mercenary characters are the Cohens, the family with whom the saintly Mordecai lodges.
- She married him for purely mercenary reasons because she was a single mother with no means of support.
- It'll probably be merchandised like hell, but it definitely feels less mercenary than a lot of other children's entertainment.
- You know, these men are over there and women are over there as volunteers, but they're not over there as mercenary volunteers.
- When the public purse snapped shut, they resorted to ever more mercenary ways of earning a crust.
- I don't mean to mischaracterize what you're saying, but it makes it sound like Americans are very mercenary.
- An investor is very much afraid of the slow and mercenary courts, and of the factors of corruption and crime.
- These cameras may have been launched with improved road safety in mind but they've been hijacked for mercenary reasons.
- Canadians, I truly believe, are not mercenary beings.
- But not before John had his fill of mercenary musicianship.
- We positively celebrate mercenary motives these days in most areas of life.
- Talk about good times for it's mercenary culture.
- I decided I couldn't be pressed like this, the third job involved no relocation and would be better for my CV, if you want to look at it in purely mercenary terms.
- Even in this mercenary age, with the entire football agenda being driven by money, that might be too much for the clubs concerned to contemplate.
- And yet their aims are no less self-serving and their interests no less mercenary than those of any other union.
- But in this day and age, with so many mercenary lawyers around, talking libel and slander, you cannot even speak ill of the living without caution.
- It becomes an authentic spiritual experience only if it is totally free from selfish and mercenary interests on the part of those who facilitate it.
- In his writing on India, Marx shows himself under no illusions concerning the brutal and mercenary nature of British rule.
- They are both mercenary worlds where relationships are only relative to the next rung on the ladder of success.
- In case that sounds completely mercenary he's also an old friend, and it would be good to see him again.
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