In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1estela femininethe backwash of the coup — las secuelas / las repercusiones del golpe
- Then the country was hit by the backwash of a financial crisis that began in Thailand, on the opposite side of the globe.
- Gay bookstores are caught in the backwash of an overwhelming tide of commercial consolidation that is swamping most small enterprises, gay and straight.
- The emerging issue though, is ensuring some of those already held are not lost in the post-Tampa backwash.
- The backwash from the affair has spooked investors, concerned that more US corporations may have used flattering accounting methods to overstate their historic profitability.
- The American newspaper industry is gripped by circulation scandals, and I should not be greatly surprised if the backwash hits Australia.
- Part of the backwash, or blowback as the CIA calls it, of globalization is that cultures and regions around the world have rediscovered their own cultural resources.
- These arguments reflect the backwash of the decline in the UK's fortune in the immediate postwar world.
- This is the backwash from the crisis that began in Asia in 1998, has swamped Argentina and is now spreading right across South America.
- Many responses contained wit born of desperation amid the backwash created by foot and mouth, BSE and the collapse of tourism.
- The challenges facing not only this country, but the world, in the backwash of these events require more than parliamentary parrots squawking on their publicly funded perch.
- At the same time he recognizes the commonalities among ethnic groups whose villages straddled national borders and who suffered in the backwash of war.
- The figures were seen as a most definite sign yet that the Irish economy was being caught in the backwash of the US slowdown and that Irish growth rates were under severe pressure.
- And I'd be surprised if some of the backwash of that hasn't carried into the international arena.
- Equity markets - still being fed historic corporate earnings figures and still spooked by the backwash from that affair - remain adrift, unable to find any sustained sense of direction.
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