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 desterrarla de su pensamiento
- In one of my favourite scenes, the Duke catches an embarrassed Valentine attempting to elope with Silvia and banishes him.
- My thanks to the wife for banishing me from the house for only seven nights.
- Though he had been in the league two years, he was banished to the bench his second year for fumbling.
- 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.
- Thinking this to be an insult, the king banishes her from his kingdom.
- Or laws that banish her and her ilk from public places to the dingy sidewalk.
- When I'm banished to my little corner of the loungette with my laptop, I do seven hours of actual writing.
- A healthy competition between the sexes can also be fun once the young child is banished to bed.
- Eighty years ago the Irish people fought a revolution to banish foreign soldiers from our country.
- Coleman was banished to the stand for the second half of the game, which Stanley lost 2-1.
- The director had punished this student for some offence by banishing him from school for the day.
- He was banished for two years after being sent off in Prague.
- When the operations failed, she was banished to an outcast village to live with others of her kind.
- Next you'll be throwing a cross in my face and attempting to banish me from a holy building.
- He was banished to desolate Lake Baikal in Siberia to tend sheep for nineteen years.
- Instead, the emperor stripped Herod of his kingdom and banished him into exile.
- So he was telling me that he's banished to Earth to grant three wishes to us humans?
- Home boss Allan Evans was banished to the stand as he too fell victim to fraying tempers.
1.2(prohibit)prohibircars have been banished from the shopping streets — han prohibido la circulación en la zona comercial
2(dispel)(doubts/worries/fear) hacer olvidar(fear/doubts/worries) desvanecer literary
- One listen to this album, though, and such doubts will be banished from the minds of all but the most cynical of geography buffs.
- Normal and necessary parts of our diet, such as salt and sugar and fat, have also been re-defined as toxins to be banished from our bodies.
- Voter apathy must be banished from next month's General Election, according to a York-based action group.
- They are banished from countertops but then they have their own rules, which don't include mine.
- Even oysters and mussels are banished from the Singer table.
- Yet, though weeds may be banished from the central beds of a formal garden, they were still capable of sturdy growth and a beauty all their own.
- The Bob the Builder CD has been banished from the car and Akra Jr is having to listen to some of Mummy's music for a change.
- There's a good reason that it has been banished from the airwaves.
- Content is a lure and a delusion, and it should be banished from the classroom.
- If objective truth is banished from view, all that remains is opinion.
- Self-pity and defeatism are quickly banished from his mind whenever they turn up.
- Killing for ideology must be banished from our repertoire if we are to live decent lives.
- And so the fear of being a loner was finally banished to the far depths of my mind.
- Still, poverty is a fact of life and one that cannot be easily banished from the everyday world.
- It will ache before the game but once the whistle goes, it will be banished from his mind.
- No one on the left is saying that religion must be banished from the public square.
- Those rickety buses with steel bars sticking out just to load extra numbers should be banished from our roads.
- She is the epitome of quiet indignation, especially on learning that the smell of cigar smoke will soon be banished from the cigar shop.
- This discrimination and victimisation must be banished from the system.
- Television was banished from the Swinton household some years ago.
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