In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1confineslímitesthe confines of sth — los confines / límites de algo
- Laura, stifled by the confines of her religion and her boyfriend, dreams of freedom and the ocean.
- In a way, I guess that being true to myself outside of the confines of the written word is a somewhat impossible task.
- It could also be resentment at the confines of a syllabus and the restrictions that must be placed on students.
- This is a criminal trial and it will stay within the confines of the rules of evidence and procedure.
- But it has not yet been able to break out of the confines of documents and seminar halls.
- It is difficult to always live within the confines of a contradiction that passes as a policy.
- And it is unlikely that the ripple effects of such success would be contained within the confines of sport.
- However, discussion usually drifted well away from the confines of these topics.
- Positive word of mouth pushed the drug far beyond the confines of the rave scene.
- Well, you used to be able to anyway, I'm sure they are now operating totally within the confines of their licence.
- My birding is restricted only by my own inability to escape from the confines of city life.
- Inevitably the debate before me has ranged a little wider than the narrow confines of that question.
- The slave is forced by necessity to fight for his freedom within the confines of society.
- There is nothing wrong for a guru and chela to learn and practise mysterious rituals within the confines of the law.
- It is not exactly a call to revolution, but within the confines of the Catholic Church, it has seen him cast as a liberal reformist.
- But that is not an exclusive challenge for those within the confines of what some choose to call the new economy.
- He is not, and never has been, caught up solely within the confines of Catholicism in terms of his music and his philosophy.
- There sole aim must not just be to entice as many clients as possible but to do business within the confines of the law.
- Where some feel constricted by the confines of professionalism, others find comfort in its regimens.
- Much as we realise the task by police to combat crime, that should done within the confines of the law.
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