In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1látigo masculinefuete masculine Southern Cone Latin America
- By the end of the advert, the black man clearly wishes it had been the horsewhip.
- She stood in front of him with a horsewhip, wearing a smile and nothing else.
- Darren didn't answer when John grabbed a large horsewhip and brought it down over his back.
- After fifteen or twenty strokes from Harris, Wild handed the horsewhip to three former slave women whose scarred-backs told the story of years of abuse.
- It is not acceptable to use a horsewhip on a 12-year-old, and the law must recognise this.
- Robert LaFosse was the ringmaster who put these tykes through their paces with commanding smacks of a huge horsewhip.
- ‘Her father told me, ‘I'm sorry horsewhips are a thing of the past,’ ‘Charles recalls, still pained by the memory.’
- And in entirely unrelated news, a Cambridge, UK company called Mathworks has developed a new electronic horsewhip - called The Register.
- Picking up her horsewhip, she turned to leave when Barrois suddenly asked where she was headed off to.
- He took out his horsewhip and chastised them, and then he fell on his knees and prayed for their souls.
- And yes, they felt free to use weapons such as sticks and horsewhips.
- Hence the presence of seven horsewhips, 15 sticks, and four ropes among the various weapons used on minors.
- His future father-in-law came round to dinner one evening and attempted to thrash him with a horsewhip.
- Bright Anokwuru was addressing the company employees when the police ‘started beating him with gun-butt, truncheons and horsewhips, as well as dragging him on the ground across several metres of rough terrain.’
- ‘It's somewhere around here,’ D' Avrigny muttered as he used his horsewhip to brush away the branches that were in his way.
- Then there was the case of George Godman, whose widowed mother went to the authorities when his master, a tailor by the name of Money, beat him with a horsewhip and knocked him down.
- He was known as a prankster; on a tour of the Sistine Chapel in Rome he dressed up as the devil and terrorized penitents with a horsewhip.
- Vicious black-eyed figures in long dark cloaks with white neck collars and black horsewhips marshal the procession.
- She may even use a small horsewhip to keep the man or his horse away.
- It's not a lack of editorial courage but, one is fairly certain, long experience with the architects with purple faces and metaphoric horsewhips.
transitive verbhorsewhipping, horsewhipped
1darle latigazos adarle fuetazos a Southern Cone Latin America
- All I suggest is that she be horsewhipped for putting a full stop wrongly outside a bracket.
- It was a joke that, were it up to me, would lead to him being instantly horsewhipped until he can bleed no more.
- Normally, I think anyone guilty of that offence should be horsewhipped and never allowed near human society, never mind a racecourse, ever again.
- In 1957 when Lord Altrincham complained that she sounded like a ‘priggish schoolgirl’, he was predictably threatened with horsewhipping and the borough of Altrincham hastened to dissociate itself from so subversive an opinion.
- I too think these school-run mums in automotive leviathans should be horsewhipped to within an inch of their lives.
- There she'd be horsewhipped by the religious police for even showing her face in public.
- She was being brutally horsewhipped by the batons of three burly policemen.
- Again was it acceptable in those days to horsewhip a boy in a dairy?
- She responded to a critical article in the Ballarat Times by horsewhipping the editor, who retaliated in kind.
- It's not like the Trading Spaces crew comes to your house and horsewhips you into agreeing to be on it.
- He was horsewhipped for speaking out and, with a bruised and bleeding body, was eventually taken in by the police.
- He is an unrepentant hyena who should be horsewhipped.
- But if Roosevelt didn't deserve to be executed as a spy, he most certainly ought to have been horsewhipped for his cavalier dismissal of Whittaker Chambers' accusations.
- The people responsible should be strung up and horsewhipped and I will personally volunteer for the task.
- If it is the ‘done thing’ nowadays for columnists to act like this then it's about time they were all horsewhipped on the steps of their clubs.
- ‘They should all be horsewhipped for what they're doing to everyone here,’ I said angrily.
- For that alone, the makers of this abomination should be horsewhipped.
- Extended credit was refused and Norberton horsewhipped the moneylender on Newmarket Heath.
- I'd hate to have to horsewhip anyone at your ball, and spoil the appetites of your guests, but an affront to a host is no way to begin a party.
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