In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine perdiciónfeminine ruinamasculine derrumbamientomasculine desmoronamientofeminine caídagambling was his downfall — el juego fue su perdición / ruina
- These are also a reason of the downfall of the industry.
- One of the downfalls of [CorporateConnect] was that it was all Web based.
- Seizure of both the northern and southern oilfields will inevitably, the thinking is said to go, lead to the downfall of him.
- Ironically, it is the emphasis Dutch governments have placed on multiculturalism that has helped lead to its inevitable downfall.
- What could she do to prevent their downfall when the power to change things always seemed to be in someone else's hands?
- Famed as a colourful cultural melting pot, the qualities that blessed New Orleans with its unique character also served as a curse that led to its downfall.
- Although he has made it clear he will not regard the motion as binding, such a defeat would be immensely damaging and could even lead to his downfall.
- In the realm of the tragic hero there is always a fatal flaw in his personality that causes or precipitates his downfall.
- However, the visual sensitivity of the area proved the ultimate downfall of the application.
- The constant friction with his superiors probably hastened his downfall.
- Huge exposure to guaranteed annuities was the main reason for the downfall of discredited insurer Equitable Life, as it had not kept enough reserves to pay them.
- I think the WWE's heavy reliance on predictable storylines and HHH will be its downfall.
- In 1999, a dioxin scare led to the downfall of the Belgian Government.
- But it led to the downfall of several ministers involved in extra-marital relationships.
- There seems no doubt that when public opinion turns against Eriksson, his disregard for histrionics will be cited as the chief reason for his downfall.
- Perhaps it was his inability to sell the Agreement to the average unionist led to the downfall of this clever but rather charmless and now isolated figure.
- But there is one other sticky point that could very easily lead to his downfall.
- It was widely rumored on Tuesday that his alleged wrongdoing and poor damage control would cause his downfall.
- However their short-sightedness will ultimately cause their own downfall.
- I worry that reality television will be the ultimate downfall of society altogether.
- With the dust now settled on him, he muses that this push for the local may, ironically, have precipitated its downfall.
- It was previously announced that a decline in channel sales, as well as in site licences for large accounts, was the main reason for the downfall.
- She cannot help but wonder whether one of her greatest strengths ultimately proved her downfall.
- He describes her feeling of utter betrayal at the circumstances that led to her downfall.
- But it was standing a bad debt for a friend that proved his downfall.
- That led to the downfall of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International.
- The downfall of the ILM was first and foremost the failure of its leadership - at all levels, in all affiliated organisations.
- However, some films failed to find their mark, leading to the downfall of companies such as FilmFour Productions and Granada Films.
- The edge he plays with can lead to his downfall if he takes undisciplined penalties.
- It may not lead to the downfall of the state, but then neither did the eight-hour day campaigns that are its inspiration.
- They are three sisters who trick Macbeth into believing that he is invincible, which leads to his downfall.
- The combined forces of Harold and Tostig drove Gruffydd back into Wales, and in 1063 caused his downfall and death.
- But the high costs associated with holidaying in the republic are also thought to be a significant reason for the downfall.
- It was this merger of Malchut and Mochiach that eventually led to the downfall of the empire.
- He didn't need it, and it led to his ultimate downfall.
- His attempts at reform ultimately led to his downfall, and he has lived in exile in Italy since 1973.
- It was this that would eventually lead to his downfall.
- The lady has convinced herself (but no one else) that she precipitated the downfall of him.
- The couple raked in millions of dollars but the credit card charges that made their fortune also led to their downfall.
- The film's tameness is undoubtedly its downfall.
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