In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1paralización total del tráfico femininethe negotiations have now reached a state of gridlock — las negociaciones han llegado a un punto muerto
- Months of political gridlock have taken the shine off of Chen's victory.
- Wall Street likes legislative gridlock because politicians cannot apply their financial ideas.
- Less than four years into the life of the parliament we seem to be facing the prospect of legislative gridlock.
- Proponents say a parliamentary system would end the gridlock between the executive and legislature that dogs Philippine politics.
- And still the returns prophesied continued political gridlock in an evenly divided nation.
- President Bashar Al-Assad ended the gridlock by attending Arafat's funeral in November 2004.
- For the past few decades regional resource and environmental policy and management have been in and out of decision gridlocks in many regions of North America, Europe, and Australia.
- That could lead to months of gridlock and policy drift, say some analysts.
- The move to inject liquidity started in Asia as the Bank of Japan reacted early to head off fears of a global gridlock.
- But Fontaine was also slowed by the gridlock created by internal Liberal Party machinations.
- But he is up to his neck in it right now, and potentially faces years of policy gridlock in city hall.
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