In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cárcel feminineprisión feminineshe's in jail — está presa / en la cárcel
- he went to jail — lo metieron preso
- before noun jail sentence — pena de prisión
- Bulgaria's overcrowded jails are more likely to serve as universities of crime than places of rehabilitation.
- It shows that prisoner discipline is the worst in any Scottish jail and that violence among inmates is rife.
- In February the United States reached a benchmark of 2 million individuals in its prisons and jails.
- David Brown says the Royal Commission helped end the violence against prisoners which existed in some jails.
- He was imprisoned in Gloucester gaol, despite the Lord Lieutenant's concerns that it was ‘not fit for a man of his quality.’
- Kerik reduced crime in the city's jails by 95 per cent and ensured crime rates continued to decline.
- Others will call for gun control, for prosecuting minors as adults, for building new juvenile detention facilities and jails.
- MSPs and prison officers say Fairweather's findings show that Scotland's jails are tinderboxes.
- He put dissidents, or those suspected of a scintilla of disloyalty, into stinking jails which were often death centres.
- Ten thousand people work in the jails of Kuzbass, jails packed with over thirty thousand inmates.
- Venter denied that a concept such as solitary confinement existed in South African jails.
- The people who ran the men's home would bargain with judges to get convicts who were drug addicts out of the jails and into the home.
- Last year the number of inmates in the nation's prisons and jails reached nearly 1,932,000, a record number.
- At the association's annual conference Mike Newell, right, called for reform to reduce the number of inmates entering jails.
- One of the comments most commonly made in this context was that Scotland was a more law-abiding country than England, as evidenced by the prison reformer John Howard having found fewer criminals in its gaols.
- He had been at this particular gaol for several months, and had watched her grow in all the lawless skills there were.
- It has also raised the ire of prison officers who said drugs were not acceptable outside jails and should not be tolerated inside either.
- It runs 56 correctional institutions and detention centres, including four Australian gaols.
- At my hearing, I was sentenced to twelve months imprisonment in a maximum security jail.
- Other suggestions include all-women police stations, separate jails and lock-ups for women.
1encarcelarhe was jailed for life — lo condenaron a cadena perpetua
- she was jailed for theft — la metieron presa por robo
- But they decided that, well for a start she's not likely to do it again, and that no useful purpose would be spent by jailing her.
- As well as jailing him for two years he ordered Adams' licence should be extended by three years when he is released.
- There was one young lifer she remembers in particular who was jailed for murder.
- In 1980 he was jailed for three years for financing a plot to counterfeit gold coins.
- At the age of 17, he was jailed for a year for affray after being involved in a riot.
- Fining Allwn a paltry £2,000 instead of gaoling him, Judge Bertrand Richards observed: ‘The victim was guilty of a great deal of contributory negligence.’
- What do people think about a Government that lets mafia criminals wander around free while jailing poor people for theft?
- He was jailed for life for wounding with intent to resist arrest but was cleared of attempted murder.
- He said he was jailed in January for shoplifting offences and stayed off drugs when he was released.
- New evidence proved the man he was jailed for kicking to death had never received a kick.
- Rob Ross, defending, said his client accepted he faced another custodial sentence, but urged the court to consider not jailing him.
- Judge Robert Moore asked Walker to sit down in the dock as he outlined his reasons for jailing him for five years.
- She said that she also feared her son would be taken into care if she were jailed for the offences.
- He was jailed three times for repeatedly flouting a court order banning him from the estate.
- As well as jailing him for eight weeks magistrates imposed another driving ban, which runs out at the same time as his current disqualification.
- Anti-drink drive campaigners today blasted magistrates for not jailing a mum who drove off with her young son after knocking back a bottle of wine.
- What is the point of jailing a dangerous man for life twice over and then allowing possible parole after only 5 ½ years?
- Since Labour took office in 1997 an additional 6,000 have been gaoled, making the numbers imprisoned per head of population the highest in Europe after Portugal.
- As well as jailing him for three years, she also ordered he forfeit £165 he had with him when he was arrested, and that the heroin be destroyed.
- In another case a man from Auxerre was jailed for keeping women captive in the basement of his home.
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