In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1slang(drugs) droga feminine(drugs) pichicata feminine Southern Cone Peru informal(cannabis) hachís masculine(cannabis) chocolate masculine Spain slang
- Here they are reminded that it is an offence in Britain to possess or supply heroin, cocaine, dope etc - and then told in the very next sentence that half of young British adults have done these very things.
- And I'm not gonna be like the little teenager for all my life, sitting around smoking dope.
- The dope was known to belong to different people.
- What i would really like to know though is what books or tapes have exercises in them that help alter brain chemistry while on drugs such as dope or lsd or even for ‘sober’ magical work.
- Being the early 1970s, everyone was smoking dope, but not me.
- So the rose-tinted spectacles are for those smoking dope.
- Informed that a good narcotics agent should have an intimate knowledge of the subject, he is easily bullied into smoking dope laced with angel dust.
- On the one hand, he's saying it's OK to smoke dope.
- If you were using would you sit there with dope in your pocket?
- In the United States, any product containing any THC at all - THC is the main drug in dope - is considered to be a controlled substance.
- Lumping everything from dope to heroin under the category ‘drugs’, and equating drug-taking with potential violence, is an obvious recipe for a media panic.
- That's similar to a user going from dope to coke to heroin.
- I remember seeing two movies, both on television, both after midnight, after smoking dope.
- That was who I started smoking dope with and who I wanted to fit in with.
- Let me start by saying I've never in my life smoked dope.
- I know people who have happily smoked dope for years and never touched anything else.
- These people know nothing more than how to smoke their dope, grow their opium, and buy more weapons.
- That doesn't make cannabis a gateway - that people who might use heroin start with dope is not the same as saying that people who use dope might use heroin.
- He smoked some recreational dope and he sniffed a bit of coke in the off-season when he had nothing better to do.
- He gave a confusing explanation for what appears to be the rating system for dope, from 1-10, 10 being pure.
1.2Sportestimulante masculinedroga femininedoping masculine
- The ultimate consequence is popular opinion believing that every strong ski performance is derived from dope rather than talent and hard work.
- What is more encouraging is the stance of the IOC President that rather than projecting a negative image, these dope tests and sanctions against cheats would only prove beneficial to sport in the longer run.
- His previous positive dope tests see him banned from Beijing.
- For nearly two decades we thought he was the answer to those who believed that international athletics, if not Olympic sport as a whole, survived only because of dope.
- The horse was automatically dope tested by stewards at the course and the result of those tests will be revealed later this week.
- If any athlete is found to be positive for dope just prescribe a strong dose of traditional medicine decoction which our grandmothers used to administer for all disorders continuously for a month.
- South African cricketers had better get used to being dope tested once the United Cricket Board of South Africa introduces its anti-doping policy at its annual meeting in August.
- They denied the allegation and said that more Americans were tested for dope than athletes from any other contingent.
- One hears that perhaps up to two-thirds of elite level cyclists may be taking some sort of dope to give them enhanced performance.
- But he was in unexpectedly hawkish mood as he said: ‘No dope case can tarnish the Games.’
- Athens will see more dope tests than any previous Olympics.
- Although the most modern methods of finding the athletes who cheat are being used I don't believe that they will catch all of the athletes who use dope to win.
- Some athletes and coaches think everyone else is using dope, so if we don't, we lose.
- Until testers learnt about the new designer steroid THG, athletes were taking it and still returning negative dope tests.
- That inquiry followed positive dope tests on two horses beaten at short odds.
2slang(information)información feminineso what's the dope on Brian? — ¿qué hay de Brian? informal
- He found out what some of the other cabinet ministers were up to and started collecting the dope on them.
- They are the person you turn to for the truth, for the straight dope.
- They really will give you the inside dope on where things are going.
- The obvious solution was to get the dope on him.
- Get the inside dope on that and stuff you didn't know enough to wonder about.
- If you really want the straight dope, read these court papers filed by his vice president.
- All their inside street dope comes from a flamboyant restaurateur.
3informal(stupid person)imbécil femininetarugo masculine informal
- Some scholars contend that neoinstitutionalist accounts of adoption depict actors as cognitive dopes, and others suggest that actors are cognitive entrepreneurs.
- Besides, it's already got a built-in audience - the dopes who made it.
- You have to wonder just what other accidents are waiting to happen between now and the end of the Games, and I don't mean the two dopes now out of hospital!
- ‘I like to get different shots and don't like to make the same shots the other dopes do.’
- His bewildered, regular dope is one of his best performances.
- The dopes must have left it that way by mistake.
- He, for me, has always been funniest playing the straight dope, the poor schmuck who is constantly assailed by ludicrous circumstances.
- ‘And I can have a grown up conversation with you easier than I could those two immature dopes.’
- Watching him trick the poor dopes into turning the wrong way when he tapped their shoulder or scaring unsuspecting matrons with his grotesque face was amusing.
- If it's bad, it's bad because it's run by a pair of dopes who still consider fishcakes an exciting dish.
- They have suffered embarrassment and worst from dopes, dubbos and incompetents.
- The real dopes are his lieutenants who appear incapable of helping out their tired leader.
- It demonstrates that people are not cultural dopes who mindlessly obey the instructions of an exploitative social order, even when these instructions are effective on a subliminal level.
- They continue that while these people are not ‘cultural dopes,’ press framing will influence their subsequent analysis of an issue.
- But they never leap to the chance, the poor dopes.
- The poor loveable dope probably forgot that his car was still broken down.
- Instead of a few invincible dopes, there would be thousands.
- If life were a sandbox, these lawsuit-happy dopes would be the kids who instantly run away to their parents, bawling that another child called them a name or looked at them funny.
- That is not to imply that those who read about her in the tabloids were ‘cultural dopes,’ passively accepting the narrative.
- I'm sure she could take them, but I'd still feel uneasy if obnoxious dopes with ill-bred intentions were within a twenty foot distance from her.
- Airplanes were made of dope, fabric, and wood - all highly flammable.
- He had done a lot of wood repair in the aileron and flap bays so there were patches of silver dope on the fabric and it was not really looking so good.
- He sniffed the glue and airplane dope and sawdust, and listened to the hammers and buzz saws.
- Carefully tease the loops of the whipping together so that there are no gaps and either give it a coat of quick drying dope used by model aircraft builders or coat it with the specially made rod ring epoxy finish.
- The fuselage dope and paint is all cracked and weathered making the craft look very authentic.
- The pipe dope provides lubrication and seals the joints.
- Pipe dope is applied to the male threads of pipes to be connected to female threads.
1informal(person/racehorse) dopar informal(person/racehorse) drogar(drink/food) poner droga en
- Later, faced with the evidence of his own files, he admitted he had doped athletes but only up until 1985, when the practice was banned by the IOC and Italy's ministry of health made it a criminal offence.
- A former jockey and trainer, he appeared before the Jockey Club to answer charges that in 1990 he doped horses between August 3 and September 20.
- The prosecution had alleged that the five charged were part of a group that set out to dope racehorses in an attempt to make money off wagering.
- The use of doping substances or doping methods that enhance performance is cheating, unfair and contrary to the spirit of fair competition.
- He admitted to doping riders, and he and a team doctor were charged with drug-law violations and briefly jailed.
- He is said to have helped dope horses and fix races and had a number of jockeys on his pay roll.
- ‘The perception is that we're doping horses, which is certainly not the case,’ he said.
- Doping horses is nothing new in sport and there are some famous stories of race horses being doped in order to land a big gamble on another horse.
- I know two horses were doped, but there was never enough evidence.
- Having mastered how to use the equipment, the chemist can find out whether, for instance, a race horse had been doped, if an area is worth mining or if the proper chemical compound has been made.
- The warning comes after reports of an incident where a woman's drink was doped.
- They got away with doping its cyclists with their own oxygenated blood.
- Even when doping athletes are caught, they often beat the rap.
- He is a coach more notorious for doping his athletes than for their on-track successes.
- In later studies one should ask whether doping agents were administered with needles and whether the needles were shared.
- He is a former jockey turned trainer, who has admitted to doping horses and trying to fix races.
- Olympic athletes doped themselves without fear of being caught.
- Even chemical and drug estimation in the blood, especially in the case of heavy-duty industrial workers and suspected doping footballers, can also be determined in just a few minutes.
- All athletes have been subject to no-notice doping tests since the opening of the Olympic village on July 30.
- His ban from racing for doping horses was extended by 20 years.
- Recent research has discovered that a semiconductor can be made magnetic by doping it with an impurity.
- The flash memory device includes a semiconductor substrate and heavily doped impurity regions formed spaced apart from one another by a predetermined distance in the semiconductor substrate in a first direction.
- The tank has a highly doped region of opposite conductivity type and a lightly doped region of opposite conductivity type between the highly doped region and the surface of tank.
- Hydroxide defect doping is necessary to overcome kinetic barriers to this ordering.
- To conduct electricity, a polymer needs to be doped so that electrons can move freely.
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