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(loss of consciousness)desvanecimiento masculinedesmayo masculineto have a blackout — tener / sufrir un desvanecimiento
1.2(failure of memory)pérdida temporal de la memoria femininelaguna feminine
- In February, up to seven prison staff suffered memory blackouts after their drinks were spiked during a night out.
- Students were also asked to provide a narrative of what transpired during their last blackout based upon what they could recall on their own and what others told them.
- The ten, aged 29 to 53, had very severe diabetes from their youth, needed up to 15 injections of insulin a day and often suffered blackouts without warning.
- Pacemakers are usually used to treat an abnormally slow heartbeat which can cause dizziness, fainting or blackouts.
- Despite still suffering blackouts and mood swing, she succeeded in passing her exams.
- Explain to children at a young age what shallow-water blackout is and why they should never practice breath-hold diving
- He now suffered headaches and blackouts and had to see a neurosurgeon.
- He took another sip, sustained another blackout.
- Some known dissociative states induced by substance abuse include alcoholic blackouts and substance-induced amnestic disorder.
- I have a distinct memory of being seven and working myself up pretty badly because I realised it was possible to have a blackout at any moment.
- The vast majority of what is known about alcohol-induced blackouts is derived from research with hospitalized alcoholics.
- From the age of 35, Pat began experiencing blackouts and severe fatigue and eventually went for medical assessment.
- Her first step towards recovery came after a visit to a counsellor after she started experiencing blackouts.
- He couldn't explain how it happened but he thought he must have had a blackout.
- ‘We weren't sure if they were micro naps or blackouts but they were happening every ten seconds,’ she said.
- The young doctor suffered blackouts and colleagues discovered he was addicted to the painkiller pethidine.
- When mixed with alcohol it can lead to blackouts and amnesia.
- She had also been warned that since her concussion had been pretty bad she might also have some momentary blackouts.
- By re-reading his childhood diaries (and concentrating very hard) he can transport himself back to the past, to the very moment of his blackouts.
- Since age seven, he has been experiencing blackouts at moments of high emotional stress.
oscurecimiento de la ciudad para que esta no sea visible desde los aviones enemigos
3.1(power failure)apagón masculine
3.2Radio Televisionsuspensión en la emisión feminine
- Because the government and the media have imposed a blackout on the protest, it is not known how many are still refusing food and water.
- Despite a media blackout on the province, reports continued to filter out of extra judicial murders, arbitrary arrest and torture.
- The government, however, maintains tough media censorship including a virtual blackout on military operations.
- I know you will have a big problem with the media blackout on your campaign, but it is important for you to soldier on.
- They had imposed a strict blackout on media coverage of the coffins returning to Dover, claiming that it is was meant to protect the privacy of the slain soldiers' families.
- The main media outlets have imposed their own, more far-reaching blackout on the case, despite its implications for civil liberties and free speech.
- Any such action would probably involve a TV blackout, but the matches themselves are likely to still take place.
- Authorities have arrested high-profile editors, closed publications, and imposed news blackouts on politically sensitive events.
- The country's dictators remain so terrified of the lure of democracy and its defenders that they ordered a total blackout on the news.
- Due to a press blackout imposed by both sides in the dispute, no details have been released as to what contractual disagreements caused the breakdown in the negotiations.
- Sorry to tease but I can't give any more details at the moment as there's a news blackout.
- News organisations do occasionally agree to news blackouts if they are advised that this will help to secure the safety of hostages.
- More and more governments are tightening controls on media freedom and information blackouts.
- An information blackout imposed on the government's actions was indicative of a disturbed conscience.
- The government has imposed a censorship blackout on the media and no journalists are permitted in the war zone.
- ‘There is an information blackout on the case,’ she said.
- Erroneous public perception of a massive cost-overrun was never addressed and as the project advanced, a publicity blackout added commensurate mystery.
- I'm unsure of the media blackout at the moment, I have seen both conflicting screens of the game, some look awesome - some look drab.
- During the first Persian Gulf War, there was a media blackout from the moment the ground war began.
3.3(embargo)a news blackout — un bloqueo informativo
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