In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1batallón masculinebattalions of workers/strikers — ejércitos de obreros/huelguistas
- The corporations always have a battalion of crackerjack lawyers to defend themselves.
- It will keep a battalion of civil service economists and statisticians in work with the creation of more monitoring and evaluation.
- Weinstein is expected to enlist the usual battalions of experts on forensic science, jury selection and criminal psychology.
- A battalion of certified financial planners is in the making in the country
- India's specialized technology institutes are turning out battalions of software wizards.
- Suddenly, whole battalions of people with weird, rat-like faces were able to partake in a pastime previously denied them.
- It has, however, successfully filled a gap produced by the collapse of the big battalions of the international secular Left.
- Legislation was introduced to control prices, and exports, to requisition cereals, and to organize labour battalions to work the land.
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