In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fight) sin guantes(fight) a puño limpio(politician) implacable US
- Japan has taken the gloves off for a bare-knuckle fight with China to claim the title of leading economic power in South-east Asia.
- The art dealer Victor Waddington had an eye with a slightly lowered lid, apparently the result of a bare-knuckle boxing match fought for the prize money to embark upon his chosen career.
- Sixteen heavyweights, some of whom have never stepped inside a ring before, will battle it out in what promoters have billed Fight Club night after the bare-knuckle film.
- ‘It looks like it's going to be a bare-knuckle encounter,’ said Joe Burnell, a media analyst with Davy, Ireland's biggest stockbroker.
- Favreau plays Bobby, a construction worker by day who boxes by night - sometimes gloved in the ring, sometimes bare-knuckled as bouncer for his stripper girlfriend, Jessica.
- For instance, the Ultimate Fighting Championship which films men in cages bare-knuckle fighting is broadcast on Sky.
- The second big problem was that it was getting dark - just like it does every night, whether you're working on your first gig in the bare-knuckled world of tabloid TV journalism or not.
- That was the common theme in a feat of bare-knuckled rhetoric not often witnessed by the senators, who are accustomed to considerably more reverence for their positions.
- Bush and his allies have been described as partisan or bare-knuckled, but the problem is more fundamental than that.
- In the bare-knuckle street-fights of Australian politics - such as the constitutional crisis in 1975 and last year's Federal election campaign - we have played by the rules.
- In 1889 John L Sullivan defeated Jake Kilrain in Mississippi after 75 rounds - the last bare-knuckle heavyweight title contest.
- On Anoushka's return to London, where she works full-time as a lawyer, she will have a brief period of rest before continuing her training with bare-knuckle fighters and tyre-hauling around London's parks.
- In campaign 2004, Bush again demonstrated the Bush family's bare-knuckled approach to politics.
- ‘The film was called King of the Gypsies and it told the true story of Bartley Gorman, a bare-knuckle boxer born in (my home town of) Uttoxeter,’ explains Meadows.
- Bremner's gloves now came off and his bare-knuckle attack on Blair, playing poodle to the Campbell's Rottweiler, grew blatantly more brutal.
- Plus, she's a bare-knuckled, gritty mud-slinger that would give Dick Cheney a worthwhile opponent when the debates roll around.
- The hardscrabble, bare-knuckle fight for power is the primitive pulse that runs through his latest novel, The Eagle's Throne.
- The phrase originates from the days of early bare-knuckle boxing or prizefighting bouts, a time long before any rules were produced by the Marquess of Queensberry.
- He's thin and geeky and doesn't look like he'd be much use in a fight, before or after indoctrination into an underground network of illegal bare-knuckle slugging.
- Ritchie obligingly came up with the idea of casting the US superstar as an Irish bare-knuckle gypsy boxer.
- This is carparking with the gloves off, so to speak; bare-knuckle stuff.
- What the media see as progressive self-delusion is actually the opposite: a bare-knuckled pragmatism born from the debacle of the 2000 elections.
- A second tainted election, followed by more bare-knuckled partisan conflict, Mr. Christopher said, would be far more damaging.
- It has more of an international flavor than The Singapore Story, noted for its bare-knuckle account of Separation from Malaysia, and may be more mellow.
- Gloves revolutionized the bare-knuckled sport of boxing.
- I miss the guys without helmets, Ron Duguay's hair flying in the wind, bare-knuckle punches landing on hardened heads.
- It's a bare-knuckled fight to the death for the American manufacturing worker.
- The A-Team infiltrates a corrupt prison where the warden forces his inmates to compete in bare-knuckle fight-to-the-death boxing matches.
- How else to explain the ‘Mission Accomplished’ photo-op or the bare-knuckled 2002 Congressional campaign?
- Sports fans eat this kind of bare-knuckled action with a tablespoon.
- All of this fine acting is secondary to the stark brutality of the episode, with realistic bare-knuckle boxing, barroom brawls, and swordfights.
- This year's battle for the Oscar nominations is shaping up to be a bare-knuckle showdown between veterans Eastwood and Scorsese.
- It is believed these tensions arose in the wake of a bare-knuckle fight contest the previous weekend.
- A former participant in bare-knuckled White House skulduggery, John Dean, authored a chilling new article for the FindLaw publication.
- No longer are its streets thronged with bare-knuckled flyweights, the long-term unemployed huddling for warmth around braziers, or urchin children.
- He probably would have been more at home refereeing at a bare-knuckle boxing match - or calling time in a seedy East End pub.
- I read an article in The Ring which claimed that bare-knuckle fighting in barns is safer than official boxing with gloves on.
- How taxes are spent generally depends on the kind of bare-knuckled political struggle that makes Washington politics so ugly today.
- But choke holds, kicks, and near bare-knuckle punches are not only legal, but the way to win.
- Although the bare-knuckle San Diego pugilist makes a virtue of being unpopular, it's actually a hell of a more pragmatic company than its shrill marketing would have you believe.
1(fight) sin guantes(fight) a puño limpioshe has always fought bare-knuckle for her ideals — siempre ha luchado a brazo partido por sus ideales
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