In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(weak) endeble(weak) enfermizo(ill) enfermothe old and infirm — los ancianos y enfermos
- One other category springs to mind - those who are too young, old, sick and infirm to move at all.
- A constant core activity is humanitarian aid - providing medicine and care for the sick, transporting the infirm, buying bricks or roofing material to repair housing.
- Norwegian scabies occurs predominantly in elderly, infirm, or immunosuppressed people and in those with mental illness.
- We'd rather believe that health care is all about healing the sick, helping the infirm and comforting the afflicted.
- David Rigby had worked at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield for six years when, one night in June, he sneaked into the ward where the infirm pensioner was bedridden.
- The Windsor unit cares for seven residents who are mentally infirm and are suffering from Alzheimer's Disease or other types of dementia.
- Soon the sick and infirm from all over the country were arriving at his door in Clonmore.
- Mentally and physically infirm, he stayed in the jail lobby for three days before anyone noticed him.
- Furthermore, the home was failing to create an environment where mentally ill and physically infirm people could properly be cared for and safely live alongside each other.
- Well the sick and infirm crawled out of their beds to play this fine course, but of course they didn't play it very well.
- They have spent much of the past 48 hours trying to get the sick, trying to get the infirm, trying to get the elderly off this island.
- Ballinrobe has been seeking a home for the elderly infirm since 1971 and an announcement last year that money had been allocated for the purchase of a site raised expectations.
- The development will include an elderly and mentally infirm unit, and 55 residential flats on land adjacent to the cricket ground.
- There were not even stretchers or wheelchairs to carry the sick and infirm.
- This was a medieval religious foundation which, until the Reformation, had also provided a school for the sons of its members and almshouses for the sick and infirm.
- There are also plans for an eight-bed care facility for elderly, mentally infirm residents, which will be run by Pembrokeshire County Council.
- The firm also wants to build a new 60-bed nursing home with additional elderly, mentally infirm places.
- Meanwhile, here's the story of a special smart couch for the sick or infirm that is designed to recognize who is sitting in it, and help them to perform various tasks.
- I intend to give a narrative verdict and my finding is that Mr Bamford died as a result of an attack by a mentally infirm individual.
- Most of the camp's best defenders were absent, out on a hunting trip; the population mainly comprised women, children, and aged or infirm men.
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