In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(strictly, harshly)(punish/criticize) con severidad(criticize/punish) severamente
- The Roman Vestals enjoyed great privileges but, charged with keeping alight the flames of the fire which sustained the Roman state, were severely punished if the fire subsided.
- In Iran, for example, the entire economic, political, legal, and social systems are based on the teachings of the Koran and any deviations are severely punished and offenders ostracized.
- He didn't speak for two years at the age of six after suffering a traumatic childhood during which he was severely beaten by his abusive father.
- Men like Leslie Brown, severely beaten as a prisoner of war.
- He was questioned for several hours Wednesday by Israeli secret service agents, during which time he was beaten severely.
- He was immediately captured by hostile forces and taken to a prison camp where he was interrogated and severely tortured.
- Subsequent cases of academic dishonesty will be dealt with quite severely.
- Just as crimes are severely punished, statues of virtuous men, set in marketplaces, publicly honor good deeds.
- Upon his return, he was severely punished.
- He had been severely beaten, shot in the head, and burned.
- Any violation is forbidden and punished severely if the hierarchy has the capability to defend its reign.
- To prevent theft, tar is put all around the fence and any slave found with it is severely punished.
- The implementation stage of the fair value scheme has been severely criticised.
- He acknowledged the incident in 2001 where he severely disciplined T.J. using a belt which left marks on T.J.'s back.
- Censorship has occurred most often in periods of conflict and, in some, severely.
- It is also expected that a bill severely restricting the local media, especially in the area of voter education, will be introduced.
- "We demand that the government severely punish the killers who caused the collapse of the school building," he shouted.
- But you should know that I do disapprove of your behavior most severely! "
- The team that has already been severely punished by FIA earlier this year, also seems to be safe for now.
- And there are reasons for criticizing severely the government for Israel for not themselves conducting such a search and rescue operation.
- It is now unusual to add eggs or fat, and rice pudding has tended to become a severely plain nursery dish.
2.1(seriously)(ill) gravementeseverely injured — gravemente herido
- a severely disturbed child — un niño con graves trastornos / problemas emocionales
- the crop was severely damaged — la cosecha sufrió grandes daños
- By the age of 100,000 years, the agreement between the two techniques was severely compromised.
- Leave has been granted where, for example, a local authority is seeking authorization for medical treatment of a severely anorexic child in care.
- Instead, multiple undifferentiated germ cells appear in the severely truncated ovarioles.
- In the last dry years underground water supplies have severely diminished.
- Most recipients are either very poor, severely disabled, or single mothers.
- The basis of their ire is severely depleted groundwater.
- Blades which are severely bowed should not be purchased.
- A Cabinet meeting room had been severely damaged in fighting in the compound.
- Excess applications of soluble nitrogen compounds can also severely injure or kill small trees, particularly on sandy soils.
- Government moves towards a free market in agricultural produce has resulted in lower prices, severely impacting upon the incentives of farmers.
- In fact some poor continued on out-relief at a severely reduced rate.
- Back then David who was severely autistic was well enough to go to the park with his twin sister Ali.
- Some stages of the Paris-Nice were shortened severely due to heavy snowfall.
- Something must always die, or be severely injured/interrupted, in order for something to live.
- Advanced trauma life support is the standard method for the initial management of severely injured patients.
- The film suffers from naturalistic excesses, at times severely.
- The driver described how Abdullah was severely beaten by several soldiers, whom he could not positively identify.
- Treatment with 0.4 M KCl severely damaged the plants.
- We have had a least half-a-dozen properties severely damaged by flood water.
- Anyone expecting the dramatic growth seen in the past decade will be severely disappointed.
2.2(rigorously)it severely tested the contestants — fue / supuso una dura prueba para los participantes
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