In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(radical)(punishment/measure/solution) drástico(punishment/measure/solution) radical
- It is the biggest 419 bust in history, and may result in drastic reductions of scam mails.
- Food Services is making drastic attempts this year to help cater to the needs of students.
- It has had a drastic effect on membership and many clubs are finding it increasingly difficult to make ends meet.
- He was, of course, especially irate as it was two of his staff, so he had to do something drastic.
- Eventually one reaches a stage where the radiation starts to have had a drastic effect on matter.
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- These workers are struggling against drastic budget cuts and staff shortages.
- It was a drastic shift in policy that ended two decades of routinely evicting squatters.
- They felt their salary issues would never get solved unless drastic action was taken.
- In addition the work tends to have a less drastic effect upon the landscape in winter.
- Until we start taking drastic steps, people are always going to chance it.
- This is likely to mean a drastic reduction of overheads and also of headcount.
- Staff also say there will be a drastic reduction in beds available for women who need surgery.
- The major damage they cause in grapes, with a drastic reduction in wine quality, is the spread of bunch rots.
- It sounds drastic but we were in a desperate state, now we had something to work with.
- This meant a drastic reduction in wages and they were soon beginning to struggle.
- But because it was a small council it did not have the money to make drastic improvements by itself.
- It is a sentiment that has driven previous governments to drastic action.
- If somebody is sacked or other drastic measures are taken, there is no requirement for them to be mentioned.
- It will mean an immediate end to all inherited privilege and a drastic reduction in income inequality.
2(striking)(change/effect) radical(change/effect) drástico(change/effect) espectacular(deterioration) grave
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