In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1academia femininemilitary/police academy — academia militar/de policía feminine
- academy of art — escuela de bellas artes
- academy of music — conservatorio
- After I graduated from college, I entered the police academy.
- Smithson argues that fire and police academies should offer this training.
- The long days studying in class and endless hours of physical training at the academy paid off in ways Richard had probably never imagined.
- All three graduated from the police academy at Yuba County Community College.
- The day she graduated from high school, she signed up for the police academy.
- We see a class at the police academy that behaves like a bunch of high school kids.
- He may have shunned the British academies for a training school in Barcelona, where he has honed his skills as a clay court exponent rather than a grass aficionado, but he still counts British No 1, Henman, as a role model.
- Rookie cops graduate from the police academy anxious to collar real criminals.
- Members of the Homeless Power Project also have met with police recruits at the training academy and at some precincts.
- He went to Florida January 2, still limping badly, to focus on the NFL by working out and living at a training academy owned by the IMG agency.
- In the training academy, I'll be running five miles a day.
- President Bush delivered the commencement address at the Air Force academy today.
- The academy has vigorous training and fitness programmes.
- Many of the youngsters graduated from tennis academies rather than high schools, and they're not the best conversationalists.
- Tony Blair has formally opened a training academy for teachers known as the Sandhurst for teachers.
- During the year the academy will provide training support for the athletes including the use of biokinetics and a course in special nutrition to enhance the athletes' performances.
- In fact he became a police recruit, joining the force and training at an academy in North Wales.
- After graduation, I was accepted into the police academy's six-month training program to become an officer.
- It's not like she goes to the police academy to train and prepare herself for things like this.
- The victim was a 24-year-old recent graduate of a police academy that has received support and guidance from coalition forces.
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