In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1conflictos masculino(armed) luchas femeninofamily/political/industrial strife — conflictos familiares/políticos/laborales
- a country torn by civil strife — un país destrozado por las luchas intestinas
- Many Iraqis hope that it will head off sectarian strife and even civil war.
- The world had certainly changed but there is still far too much strife and conflict in it to be rightly called safe.
- You are triumphant in conflicts after a period of strife and opposition.
- It is best to go around them rather than encounter them directly or you end up in strife and conflict.
- While he understandably seeks to avoid civil strife, this strategy highlights the ease with which he can be defied.
- Given the history of countries that have wallowed in civil strife, things will never be the same in Ivory Coast.
- Plainly, this kind of guarantee is socially divisive, a recipe for religious controversy if not civil strife.
- The ethnic diversity of Surinam resulted in increasing racial and political strife after World War II.
- They're able to return thanks to a peace agreement signed last year, ending three decades of civil strife in Angola.
- The hatred of one community against the other shall sow seeds of civil strife.
- After years of warfare and bitter strife, this King, Erasmus, changed the course of events for the two states forever.
- This exchange remains a constant cause of strife and conflict in my chemistry.
- Obviously, to share a resource like water was to invite conflict and strife.
- War and civil strife can lead to disease outbreaks by creating refugee disasters and a breakdown in public health care.
- It is probably the only symbol of stability in a car torn by wars, civil strife and violence.
- The controversy is fanning up strife between ethnic Taiwanese and mainlanders.
- However, sometimes strife and conflict help to clear the air and make for better understanding.
- In the popular press there are a lot of stereotypes that depict Africa as a place full of famine and civil strife.
- Others said Allah was angry that Muslims were killing Muslims in ongoing civil strife.
- It is a sign of sudden change through conflict and strife.
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