In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(narcotic)droga feminineestupefaciente masculine formalhard/soft drugs — drogas duras/blandas
- to be on drugs — drogarse
- I don't do drugs — yo no me drogo
- success became a drug with her — el éxito se convirtió en una droga para ella
- a drug on the market — un artículo del cual el mercado ya está saturado
- drug habit — drogadicción
- drug pusher / peddler — conecte
- drug traffic — tráfico de drogas
- drug trafficker — traficante de drogas
- drug trafficking — tráfico de drogas
- Crack cocaine is a potent hard crystalline form of cocaine, the addictive drug derived from the coca plant and used as a stimulant.
- The use of illegal drugs like marijuana, cocaine and heroin has increased exponentially, most dramatically among the young.
- The self-confessed drug addict admitted possessing heroin with intent, but claimed that he was only looking after it for another person.
- He was a crack cocaine addict and sold drugs to support his £200-a-day habit.
- His team are using fruit flies to study the genetics of cocaine and other addictive drugs.
- The bill would impose an excise tax on marijuana and other currently illegal drugs.
- I have also struggled, fought and cried because of my addiction to drugs.
- Social work staff say they are overburdened with casework and worried about not being able to give heroin addicts in the drug court enough support.
- The canine cops were introduced in a bid to prevent drug abuse as well as possible trafficking of illegal drugs on in-patient units.
- The alternative treatment for heroin addiction is the drug methadone which is taken in tablet form.
- Six cannabis plants were seized along with a quantity of cannabis resin and the hallucinogenic drug LSD referred to on the streets as magic mushrooms.
- The drugs confiscated included heroin, cannabis resin and cocaine.
- It is grown to produce the narcotic drugs hashish and marijuana, made primarily from its female flowers.
- At the time he was desperately trying to pay of debts he had built up through his drug addiction using heroin and crack cocaine.
- Sport is an all-encompassing drug, more addictive than crack cocaine.
- To begin with, new users to addictive drugs cannot be addicted very quickly.
- These areas also are activated by addictive drugs, such as cocaine.
- Suddenly her daughter was a drug addict riding high on crack cocaine - and prostitution was the only way she could finance her habit.
- The 28-year-old heroin drug addict is banned from the city centre and from begging inside the outer ring road for five years.
- In a radical move, the country has decriminalised the use of not just cannabis, but all illegal drugs, including heroin.
2(medication)medicamento masculinemedicina femininefármaco masculine formalshe is on / takes drugs for her heart — está tomando / toma medicamentos para el corazón
- they took him off that drug and put him on another one — le dejaron de dar ese medicamento y le empezaron a dar otro
- He claims that with his new drug developed from traditional medicinal herbs, one need not undergo surgery.
- While travelers to malarial regions can take prophylactic medicines, these drugs are too toxic for long-term use for residents.
- Slattery eventually hauled himself back from the brink with the help of a clinical psychiatrist and medicinal drugs for his mind.
- Lower doses of the drug result in analgesic effects, while increasing doses will produce amnesic effects.
- This disease can be cured but medicines and drugs are beyond the means of most of the villagers.
- The retailing of antibiotics, anti-virus drugs and herbal medicines capable of reducing heat skyrocketed.
- Medications may range from allopathic drugs to alternative medicines to kitchen shelf remedies.
- Doctors treat malaria by using anti-malarial drugs, such as chloroquine or quinine.
- However, laws governing medicinal drugs are either obsolete or not enforced.
- In these patients consumption of aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is common.
- Antidepressant and sedative drugs gave troublesome side effects and only temporary relief.
- Most of modern medicine's prescription drugs grew out of traditional herbal remedies.
- In the more severe cases, tranquilizers and antidepressant drugs have been reported to be of benefit.
- Physicians often try various drugs and dosages to see what works best for each individual.
- This drug is often used initially to treat postoperative pain in France, before a switch to oral analgesic drugs.
- Lavender has sedative effects comparable to drugs such as Valium.
- They rarely developed new drugs or used foreign medicines.
- Steroids and immunosuppressive drugs have been used for acute flares.
- More conclusive evidence on the relative risks of herbal medicine versus synthetic drugs is scarce.
- This is closest to modern orthodox medicine as many traditional drugs such as aspirin are derived from plants.
2drugged past pdrogadoshe was kept drugged to relieve the pain — la mantenían drogada para aliviarle el dolor
- a drugged sleep — un sueño pesado
3(add drugs to)(food/wine) adulterar con drogas
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