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
- It is grown to produce the narcotic drugs hashish and marijuana, made primarily from its female flowers.
- The bill would impose an excise tax on marijuana and other currently illegal drugs.
- At the time he was desperately trying to pay of debts he had built up through his drug addiction using heroin and crack cocaine.
- The drugs confiscated included heroin, cannabis resin and cocaine.
- The self-confessed drug addict admitted possessing heroin with intent, but claimed that he was only looking after it for another person.
- I have also struggled, fought and cried because of my addiction to drugs.
- In a radical move, the country has decriminalised the use of not just cannabis, but all illegal drugs, including heroin.
- He was a crack cocaine addict and sold drugs to support his £200-a-day habit.
- The canine cops were introduced in a bid to prevent drug abuse as well as possible trafficking of illegal drugs on in-patient units.
- Suddenly her daughter was a drug addict riding high on crack cocaine - and prostitution was the only way she could finance her habit.
- 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.
- To begin with, new users to addictive drugs cannot be addicted very quickly.
- Crack cocaine is a potent hard crystalline form of cocaine, the addictive drug derived from the coca plant and used as a stimulant.
- Sport is an all-encompassing drug, more addictive than crack cocaine.
- The use of illegal drugs like marijuana, cocaine and heroin has increased exponentially, most dramatically among the young.
- His team are using fruit flies to study the genetics of cocaine and other addictive drugs.
- The 28-year-old heroin drug addict is banned from the city centre and from begging inside the outer ring road for five years.
- 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.
- These areas also are activated by addictive drugs, such as cocaine.
- The alternative treatment for heroin addiction is the drug methadone which is taken in tablet form.
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
- Doctors treat malaria by using anti-malarial drugs, such as chloroquine or quinine.
- Physicians often try various drugs and dosages to see what works best for each individual.
- This is closest to modern orthodox medicine as many traditional drugs such as aspirin are derived from plants.
- In the more severe cases, tranquilizers and antidepressant drugs have been reported to be of benefit.
- However, laws governing medicinal drugs are either obsolete or not enforced.
- Most of modern medicine's prescription drugs grew out of traditional herbal remedies.
- 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.
- In these patients consumption of aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is common.
- Medications may range from allopathic drugs to alternative medicines to kitchen shelf remedies.
- Steroids and immunosuppressive drugs have been used for acute flares.
- They rarely developed new drugs or used foreign medicines.
- The retailing of antibiotics, anti-virus drugs and herbal medicines capable of reducing heat skyrocketed.
- Slattery eventually hauled himself back from the brink with the help of a clinical psychiatrist and medicinal drugs for his mind.
- Antidepressant and sedative drugs gave troublesome side effects and only temporary relief.
- More conclusive evidence on the relative risks of herbal medicine versus synthetic drugs is scarce.
- 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.
- This disease can be cured but medicines and drugs are beyond the means of most of the villagers.
- Lower doses of the drug result in analgesic effects, while increasing doses will produce amnesic effects.
transitive verbdrugging, drugged
- He also faces multiple charges of sexual interference, choking or drugging victims, unlawfully being in a dwelling place, and breaking probation orders.
- When we consider just how disgusting and deplorable a crime like rape is on a person, I do not see that there is much difference between drugging people, stupefying them, or holding a knife to their throat.
- Would this be the same doctor that keeps drugging me?
- Tana had drugged me, slipping some poison into my mead as we cavorted.
- Taking them to his home, he then drugged his victims, who cannot be named for legal reasons.
- Even though I'm heavily drugged with medicine, I can tell that I'm waiting for something to happen.
- In France, the father of two tennis prodigies has been arrested for allegedly drugging their opponents and inadvertently causing the death of a man.
- I think one of the hardest parts for my mother was fighting off all the well-intentioned people who tried to drug me.
- I had this great adrenalin surge and I walked out feeling exuberant, almost as if I was drugged.
- It appears it was some hours after he had drugged the children that he wrote a suicide email to his estranged wife and then took his own life.
- She was obviously drugged still from the poison.
- Lamarr escaped the marriage by drugging the maid and climbing out a window.
- Then mad old woman drugs John again, and he throws himself off a cliff.
- Perhaps the best acting (or overacting as the case may be) came from Henry Silva, who played a truly evil villain, one who enjoys his torture and drugging people.
- In the car I woke up and tried to cause an accident, but they attacked me again and drugged me.
- That's probably how they drugged the driver, by spiking the strudel!
- A month later, he took a 24-year-old woman out from the service station and watched her withdraw money before drugging her and using her card to take £250 from the cashpoint
- These men are drugged and bound and then flown out of the country to an island camp, where lawyers are appointed for them but where the normal guarantees of defendants' rights do not apply.
- The spacing meant that the person being drugged would regain a tiny portion of his power between doses.
- In the middle of the night he's drugged and carted to the basement where a crazy doctor starts his own brand of treatment.
2drugged past participledrogadoshe 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
- Riley arrived at Stephanie's house and she drugged his drink.
- Then, Connor drugged Olivia's coffee in the ski lodge.
- Lady Arquette drugged Chantelle's wine for one week and observed her closely by pretending to spend quality time with her.
- They drugged your drink and then while you were out of it, you fell into the pool.
- We went to a party one night, and he drugged my drink.
- She has drugged the soldiers' wine, but when she hears movement, she thinks that one of them is awake.
- Wow, I didn't even think about the drink being drugged.
- The three told police that the women had somehow drugged their drinks making them easily manipulated which resulted in an easy robbery.
- Why, she must have tricked me into drugging her wine so that her skin would be as white as snow.
- Stephanie drugs Ellie's drink and leaves her vulnerable with a group of men
- He specifically told him to drug the guards' food, in order to make the job easier.
- She had to drug your food with sedatives to get you to the lab.
- He is accused of killing more than 20 young Western backpackers across Asia, usually by drugging their food or drink, in the 1970s and 1980s.
- I was sure that the only place I could have gotten it was at the Lazy Camel, and only if my drink had been drugged.
- Repeatedly drugging his food and disregarding any positive assertion from his new ‘neighbour,’ Shawn meets his demise when his gun prevents Victor even from committing suicide.
- Johnston makes no assumptions about who may have drugged her drink, as the crowd was mixed and she couldn't always tell who was a regular and who was a tourist.
- I believed that all of my food and drink was being drugged.
- As I read about drugged milkshakes and the corpse wrapped in plastic film and carpet, I start feeling nervous.
- I'm stuck at a place where I swear they're drugging the drinks.
- We were in a daze, caught in a trance and she was sure the coffee was drugged.
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