In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(compulsory)(labor) forzado(attendance) obligatorio
- But the Police Reform Act 2002 had added in the power to require the forced resignation of a chief constable.
- Detectives think the thieves would have needed a vehicle to load the heavy equipment, but there was no sign of forced entry at the headquarters.
- However, detectives said they are keeping an open mind as there was no sign of forced entry and they were not sure if the theft was planned or opportunist.
- They returned to find signs of forced entry with the outside security light broken and door-lock jammed.
- Some even view it as a form of forced medication and mental and physical control.
- The French set up a bureaucracy to administer the colony and collected taxes and requisitioned forced labor.
- We would probably not today know of police coercion, brutality, forced confessions and rigged trials.
- How did Mark Twain end up fighting against forced labor in the Belgian Congo?
- We oppose all government back-to-work orders as the imposition of a form of forced labor.
- No doubt, slavery had a profound impact on the Americas, but more than simply a supply of forced labor.
- They are connected with the opium economy and impose forced labour on the communities.
- The reasonable grounds (for her arrest) were the fact that the house in question had no signs of a forced entry.
- Guard dogs had not barked and there were no signs of forced entry.
- He said police were investigating robbery as a possible motive for the murder and they believe she let her killer in as there was no sign of forced entry.
- He is known for bringing a lawsuit against Japanese corporations for forced labor during WWII.
- It is obvious that a new law is needed making coercing, aiding or abetting someone into a forced marriage a criminal offence.
- Myanmar's ruling junta passed a degree in September 1999 declaring forced labor illegal.
- We never reached Vienna, the train was seized by German military police and we ended up in a forced labor camp near Hamburg.
- I heard stories about suffering, especially of the Indonesians in forced labor, the romusha.
- Yet perhaps forced busing - physically taking all children to mixed schools - is the only solution.
1.2(due to necessity)(stopover/landing) forzoso
2(unnatural, false)(smile/gesture) forzado
- Oh, my, I do ache, what with the remnants of last night's forced smiles and anxieties.
- The people you meet there are all the same too, and underneath the forced smiles and jaded handshakes you detect great reservoirs of boredom.
- This response may be noted with a spontaneous smile but not with forced facial movements.
- She stopped herself and put on a forced smile for the battery of cameras facing her.
- I was also wearing a forced smile on a face smeared with loads of talcum powder.
- Eddy said he is practising using that forced smile on photos nowadays.
- I thanked her again; but with a smile a little more forced than previously.
- There are some very forced and unnatural interpretations in this book.
- That operation could give life, but is life ours to give away, in such a forced unnatural state?
- It took a second, and a forced effort, for everything to come back into focus.
- To this point, every hockey game has made the backhand gesture a little too forced and grandiose.
- I was never a fan of wave action anyway as it always felt forced and unnatural!
- He gave me a very forced smile - I wonder if he has worked out who I am?
- Not knowing how to respond, her teacher gave her a forced smile and reached in one of her drawers for a matchbook.
- Or are there barely visible signs of tragedy hidden behind that forced smile?
- There is always a sense of artificiality, of distance maintained, of forced bonhomie.
- I took the drinks to the table, laid them down on the chequered surface with a forced smile, and returned to my stool.
- I topped up her beaker a few times and we made an effort at conversation, but it was forced and stilted.
- She gritted her teeth, then slowly turned around, a forced smile on her face.
- She flashed the other woman a forced smile before quickly returning her attention to her daughter.
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