In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) herir(person) lesionar formal(pride/feelings) herir(pride/feelings) lastimar(reputation/interests/prospects) dañar formalshe injured her knee — se lesionó la rodilla formal
- he was slightly/seriously injured in the accident — resultó levemente/gravemente herido en el accidente
- She then tried to bite a police officer's leg and lashed out at a third victim, smashing his glasses and injuring him.
- It is not thought that anyone was seriously injured, but police have urged anyone who was hurt in the incident, or saw what happened, to contact them.
- Nobody was injured and it was broken up immediately.
- Nobody has a right to use them in a way that will diminish or injure their use and enjoyment by others.
- We were fortunate the engine did not fail in flight and cause additional damage (or injure someone from the thrown blades).
- Although the explosion created extensive damage, nobody was injured in the blast.
- Ball lightning is not known to have ever killed or injured anyone, but has caused minor damage.
- I have killed a man for wounding me, a young man for injuring me.
- And they can be sentenced for up to six months for throwing fireworks, selling them to minors or in public, causing damage to a road, or injuring someone on a road.
- They want to catch the pair in case they try to hurt or injure someone else.
- Two rooms suffered extensive fire and smoke damage but nobody was injured.
- We do so out of the conviction that scholars of the world are a community and that harm to the academic freedom of some in that community injures the entire community.
- A U.S. pork industry group requested the duties last year, accusing Canada of selling hogs in the United States at below-market prices and injuring American farmers.
- Both acts of wanton destruction were deliberately aimed at symbolically injuring the self-esteem of the targeted victims, beside tremendous loss of innocent lives.
- And if, in fact, you're not appropriate, and you're injuring the station, they'll fire you.
- A rocket launcher was discharged in the battle area by fellow marines around the time he was fatally injured.
- I will not intentionally injure you or harm you in any long-lasting way.
- The glass smashed into the landlord's face, injuring him and causing a deep 4cm cut to his left cheek.
- And failing that if I could trip him up during the game and injure him; then he would have to retire hurt and I would be victorious.
- Even if I could manage not to feel that horrible stabbing sickness in my gut when someone got hurt, the thought of actually injuring someone still made me feel ill.
- It's understood a number of customers in particular were very badly shaken after the ordeal although nobody was physically injured.
- He had not injured anyone or caused damage, the ministry said on Friday.
- There were minor traffic delays on that stretch of road, but nobody was injured by the falling cargo and it was cleared up later that evening.
- A section of fencing was damaged although it is not thought anyone was seriously injured.
- He was fatally injured when he was thrown from the car as it rolled over.
- In other words, it means simply that in the performance of a contract both parties are assumed to agree not to do anything to impede its performance, or to injure the right of the other to receive its benefit.
2injured past participleshe gave me an injured look — me miró con expresión ofendida
- with an air of injured innocence — con un aire de inocencia herida
- I am the injured party — soy yo quien sufrió el agravio
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