In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Military(building/supplies/vehicle) requisar(personnel) (por la fuerza) reclutar
- Striking workers and the local population have commandeered over three dozen oil wells to force negotiations for a bigger share of oil revenues.
- ‘THE Army and police will commandeer coaches and trains to move hundreds of thousands of Londoners out of the city in the event of a massive terrorist attack’.
- Hijackers commandeered four passenger jets.
- After waiting hours, they learned government officials had commandeered their buses to evacuate others.
- In the case of a political crisis or a state of war, the government can commandeer state-owned aircraft, although on this occasion it was a request.
- So, after some plotting, the pair commandeer an ice cream truck and hit the road with granny chilling in the freezer.
- Oliver Cromwell commandeered the school for his military government in Scotland, and is even reputed to have fired on Edinburgh Castle from the grounds in 1650 before turning it into a military hospital.
- They had all this food they commandeered from the local people.
- Chechen hijackers commandeered a Russian passenger jet to Turkey in protest.
- The hijackers, who commandeered the plane to Mogadishu, had demanded the release of members of the BaaderMeinhof terrorist group imprisoned in Germany.
- For make no mistake, terrorism is the enemy of the state, out to destroy the state or to commandeer it for evil purposes.
- The house and the estate owned by the Cracroft Wilson family was commandeered by the U.S. army.
- For our ride back down the mountain, we were able to commandeer a covered jeep to carry a few of our more beleaguered compatriots, but the rest of us begrudgingly climbed back into the rear of our now-notorious truck.
- What other company director, though, can pick up a telephone and commandeer the back pages of the next day's newspapers?
- Elizabeth's childhood friend, Will Turner, joins forces with Jack to commandeer the fastest ship in the British fleet.
- There were, for example, many local officials around the country who commandeered transport to bring voters to polling stations.
- The second incident occurred on the same day when a vehicle was commandeered by a group of nine refugees who forced their way into the vehicle.
- She remembered when Syrup and she had been recruits in the army, learning the basics of war and commandeering a ship together.
- A power utility manager was kidnapped along with two guards, by armed men who commandeered their car, tribal agency officials said.
- Others have not be able to return to their land and houses that have been commandeered by the military as High Security Zones.
- The pickup driver complied with the police order, but quickly fled from the truck, pulled out a handgun and commandeered a passing 2003 Toyota Corolla with two occupants.
- They will be given the authority to enlist any member of the public to help civil defence staff and to commandeer equipment or strategic buildings.
- Truck bombs, commandeering of commercial aircraft, and credit card fraud appear to have been the primary tools used by those who have done us great harm.
- On January 8, 1880, a group of over 150 miners commandeered a train and forced the conductor to take them to Hawks Nest without pay.
- It used this influx of cash to help build up its war-machine, it commandeered aid vehicles for its own purposes and, by diverting aid supplies, helped feed its armies…
- The Union campaign was going to commandeer wagons to haul their supplies but found fewer than 50 wagons in the entire valley.
- Expect troops to be sent across picket lines to commandeer the red fire engines.
- It reopened to the public… after it was commandeered two years ago for a US military base.
- The army was checking reports that troops had commandeered a house inside Zone A territory.
- It reopened to the public yesterday after it was commandeered two years ago for a US military base.
- Chandler and his control team were commandeering juggernauts to block off the dock piers one at a time.
- The People's Liberation Army could commandeer an enormous range of civilian assets that would contribute directly to its capabilities.
- First he gets kicked out of two different militaries, then he illegally commandeers an army base, and then he loses the capitol of the world.
- Mumbling and spewing obscenities as he staggered about the stage - which he had commandeered by threatening to beat up the previous M.C.
- These laws already give police sweeping powers to take control of services and commandeer buildings and equipment.
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