In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1represaliasin retaliation for the bombing — en / como represalia por el bombardeo
- the opposition party's retaliation was swift — la respuesta / el contraataque de la oposición no se hizo esperar
- The European Commission has already drawn up two lists of goods it intends to hit in retaliation for the US steel tariff.
- A Catholic teenager was stabbed in North Belfast in retaliation for a similar attack on loyalist bandsmen earlier in the week.
- In retaliation, a member of the Khazraj tribe paid a Jew to smack the face of the Bedouin.
- In retaliation of the threats, Roseanne herself had threatened to leave the network, taking her highly-rated series with her.
- The lockout was in retaliation against industrial bans imposed by employees for a 15 percent pay increase over three years.
- They don't want to speak out for fear of losing their business through governmental retaliation.
- Several other students did not want their names used for fear of retaliation.
- Justice will not be rendered; only retaliation can be expected.
- Anyway, I'm feeling a bit guilty now about the loud guitar feedback that was my retaliation.
- Hitters dig in, knowing they need not worry about retaliation.
- Obviously, the revealing investigative reports into the dark side of society triggered the retaliation.
- The Americans have not executed prisoners in retaliation for assassinations.
- Evidently, power or class differentiation precludes such direct retaliation.
- Lorien thought darkly, to be able to hold hands, to kiss, to say I love you out loud without fear of retaliation.
- The soldiers who spoke to the newspaper chose to remain anonymous, fearing retaliation from the Pentagon.
- Dent to resign in retaliation for their efforts to bring financial problems to light.
- Enraged by the retaliation, the Lady hit her sister twice across the forehead.
- Professor Rodriguez had been horrified by all the calls for massive retaliation: " Not in my son's name you don't.
- A specimen of the practical nature of his retaliation occurred early in 1859.
- In the case of community policing, there is often the additional cost of possible retaliation from criminals in the community.
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