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(exile)desterrarshe was banished from her native land — la desterraron (de su patria)
- he tried to banish her from his mind — intentó apartarla de su pensamiento
- When I'm banished to my little corner of the loungette with my laptop, I do seven hours of actual writing.
- So he was telling me that he's banished to Earth to grant three wishes to us humans?
- The director had punished this student for some offence by banishing him from school for the day.
- Thinking this to be an insult, the king banishes her from his kingdom.
- Though he had been in the league two years, he was banished to the bench his second year for fumbling.
- He was banished to desolate Lake Baikal in Siberia to tend sheep for nineteen years.
- A healthy competition between the sexes can also be fun once the young child is banished to bed.
- Coleman was banished to the stand for the second half of the game, which Stanley lost 2-1.
- My thanks to the wife for banishing me from the house for only seven nights.
- Or laws that banish her and her ilk from public places to the dingy sidewalk.
- Next you'll be throwing a cross in my face and attempting to banish me from a holy building.
- She popped her head out the door to see if her master would allow her to come out or if she was still banished to her room.
- He was banished for two years after being sent off in Prague.
- Home boss Allan Evans was banished to the stand as he too fell victim to fraying tempers.
- Eighty years ago the Irish people fought a revolution to banish foreign soldiers from our country.
- Instead, the emperor stripped Herod of his kingdom and banished him into exile.
- When the operations failed, she was banished to an outcast village to live with others of her kind.
- In one of my favourite scenes, the Duke catches an embarrassed Valentine attempting to elope with Silvia and banishes him.
1.2(prohibit)prohibircars have been banished from the shopping streets — han prohibido la circulación en la zona comercial
2(dispel)hacer olvidardesvanecer literary
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