In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(group)facción femininewarring factions — facciones antagónicas
- Keeping the warring factions behaving in a civilised fashion can be a very difficult job.
- With him gone, the factions are all fighting to gain the upper hand in a well and truly divided Cabinet.
- These days the factions hate one other, for the most part, simply because they have always hated one another.
- Most, if not all, of the contentious points have been resolved by the factions in the House.
- His father was able to control the various cliques and factions through nepotism and bribes.
- Suffice it to say that I come from a large family, in which three different political factions existed.
- Close friendships between boarders and day boys was rare; both factions preferred their own.
- The two also have not reached an agreement as to how to deal with the other armed factions.
- At the site, battle soon erupted between three different rival factions.
- The country suffered as various factions within the ruling elite lobbied for power.
- Pedro used these powers when he could not compel political factions or parties to do his bidding.
- The candidates of the various factions of this one party system rely on vast sums of money to prevail.
- In my office, there are two warring factions maintaining an uneasy truce.
- The idea of a competition for power among political factions was regarded with distaste.
- The House factions must work together to find at least a win-win solution to the deadlock.
- Since then, factions of moderates and hardliners have battled within the movement.
- The worrying thing is that it's other factions within that same team who are doing the whispering.
- Violence and intimidation were almost daily occurrences as the various factions vied for territory.
- Not the least of the current president's successes has been to keep the diverse factions of his party united.
- Diplomacy, as you would expect from an executive answering to two family factions, is a Kiely strong suit.
- The most interesting features of federalist thought have to do with the suppression of faction.
- What leads us into faction is passion, which is the ability of feeling to overwhelm thought, and interest, which is the ability of need and desire to overwhelm thought.
- Forgetfulness breeds ingratitude; ingratitude breeds faction; and faction leads to civil war.
- Do you feel that whole idea of faction within the Union movement is breaking down?
- They should instead realize that faction and division are healthy for democracy and necessary for intellectual growth.
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