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/decision/law) justowe must be just to / toward them — debemos ser justos con ellos
- our cause is just — nuestra causa es justa
- She is a fair and just ruler, and she causes unending problems for me and my brothers.
- When has a judge of a court made an order when it is not just and equitable to do so?
- Was it just and reasonable that the defendant should owe a duty of care of the scope asserted by the plaintiff?
- Other countries should follow the Dutch example of a decent, pure and just society.
- Thus is not for a just man to engage in warfare, since warfare is justice itself.
- A just and democratic approach to Iraq would also lead to the lifting of sanctions.
- His idea of a just society was one which would allow a man to live well by his own efforts.
- Would it be just and equitable for the respondents to receive no recompense for work done?
- How then will the court decide what is a fair and just settlement for Richard and Hyacinth?
- It raises the question as to whether it is fair, just and reasonable to impose the duty contended for.
- They knew that a just society relies on a certain level of order and cohesiveness.
- We strive hard to build a just society, but we ignore a glaring source of inequality.
- We have a duty as moral and just people, to educate other farangs who ride the buses.
- I don't believe there was a just reason for them not allowing me to take part in the race.
- The more disturbing part of the answer may lie in the absence of a vision of a just society.
- The aim of creating a democracy in the heart of the Middle East is a just cause.
- For the best part of 150 years, progressive opinion has seen the Civil War as a just war.
2(true, accurate)(account/representation) que se ajusta a la realidad
- The series is most criticized for feeling dry and intellectual, or at least emotionally uninvolving -- a just criticism.
- It is not a just criticism of such assessment that it does not provide answers to all questions, just as it is not a just criticism of standardized assessment that it does not inform instruction.
- There must surely be a broad public interest in just complaints of this kind being sustained.
1.1(in recent past)I've just remembered that … — me acabo de acordar de que …
- she's just left — se acaba de ir
- she'd only just finished — acababa de terminar
- [ S ]just married — recién casados
- go and brush your teeth — I just have or (US also) did — ve a lavarte los dientes — recién me los lavé
- just recently I've begun to notice that … — últimamente he empezado a darme cuenta de que …
- Then there are those days when it emerges from hiding just as an unfortunate vehicle is passing above.
- The ad cycles are really just starting, so we should be fair.
- As strange as it sounds, she's just beginning to realize they're part of her body.
- He was not pompous at all and did not look worried as if he had just come straight from court.
- Then just as we were getting to the outskirts of town and heading for the motorway, we stopped at the lights.
- No doubt by now everything is perfected, but today Lederer has just come from rehearsals.
- You'd go into one office and it's perfect, like someone just left to go to the bathroom.
- Those arrested included Mr Rihal, on his way home to look after his wife who had just left hospital.
- Firing machine guns, they robbed the hotel's jewellery store just as it was being closed.
- After a pause, Huw tries to speak to fill the gap, just as the track comes in.
- The bearded gentleman pictured right staggered off the line just as I approached.
- She was a meek and mild kind of lady and she'd just come out of hospital a few weeks back.
- But just as the half looked well set to follow the pattern of the first, City took the lead.
- These thoughts race through the brain just as a kick of adrenaline triggers a survival instinct.
- The second and third points are not, in my view persuasive for the reasons which I have just given.
- But just as he was ready to go into action, his unit was struck by an outbreak of meningitis.
- An early equaliser was topped by a dramatic headed winner just as extra-time beckoned.
- I'm just grumpy because the football will be starting tonight just as I walk into work.
- He would then have escaped via the garage door just as the pensioner was beginning to take in the scene of chaos.
- The view is sublime: we are looking straight back down the loch whence we have just come.
1.2(now, at the moment)she's just on her way — está en camino
- I was just about to leave when he called — estaba a punto de salir cuando llamó
- I was just about to say that — eso es justo lo que yo iba a decir
2.1(barely)justoI arrived just in time — llegué justo a tiempo
- it's only just over the recommended minimum — está apenas por encima del mínimo recomendado
- I just missed him — no lo vi por poco / por apenas unos minutos
- I'm sixteen years old with curling black hair that goes just a little past my shoulder.
- Billy Mehmet was allowed to work his way into the box, only to drag his shot just wide of the upright.
- To get to the article you'll have to scroll down just a tiny bit past the dated updates at the top of the page.
- When she'd lifted it up, just past her stomach, she went limp and fell back on to the bed.
- We rounded a curve just past a grove of fruit laden olive trees and our destination suddenly came into view.
- I was paired with Ray Wilkins and I topped my opening drive just past the ladies' tees.
- Seconds later he was on the other side of the penalty box, thrashing in a drive that just skidded past the post.
- His hair reached just past his shoulders and pointed ears were sticking out from his hair.
- For sheer terror, however, there is little to compare to that road just outside of La Paz.
- It was just past lunchtime and Pete Astor had nothing to do for the next few hours.
- Woods opts to putt from off the green and just scrapes past the right edge, leaving a tiddler for his par.
- The county council should be asked to fill in a large pothole on the corner just past the Old Wharf.
- The base of the trunk is pushed just four feet into the ground and secured with a dozen or more wooden wedges.
- He said a car had just managed to squeeze past the people carrier, and he had tried to do the same but in vain.
- The conversion into the wind just slipped past the upright and at the turn honours were even.
- By the time I got there she was just visible going past the bridge so we sat and waited for her to come back.
- The stars shone down on the camp and just past the tree line, a graceful elf with golden hair stood.
- It began when a local meeting just outside Worcester got rather out of hand.
- The keeper saved his header from a free kick, while another shot fizzed just past the post.
- Pandiani almost hits straight back for Deportivo, but the ball just skips away from him.
2.2(a little)just above the knee — justo / apenas encima de la rodilla
- I waited just outside the shop — esperé en la puerta de la tienda
- I had a call from him just before I left — justo antes de salir recibí una llamada suya
3.1(only)soloI'll be with you in just a moment — enseguida / en un segundo estoy con usted
- she just does it to annoy me — lo hace solo para fastidiarme
- there's just one left — queda solo uno
- just an hour of your time would be enough — con solo una hora de tu tiempo alcanzaría
- I went there just once — fui solo una vez
- she was just three when her father died — tenía apenas / solo tres años cuando murió su padre
- would you like some more? — just a little, please — ¿quieres más? — bueno, un poquito
- just occasionally you can find a really good bargain — muy de vez en cuando se encuentra una verdadera ganga
- Remember, you're not just part of the process, you are the reason the service exists.
- He had his hand over his eye and the blood was just coming straight through his fingers.
- The pair live just doors away from each other, and have enjoyed several dinner dates together.
- After all, the whole principle was to look after members and not just shareholders.
- In a twenty minute extract where there is no clear reason for the quotation it was just going to look odd.
- We're just cruising in a straight line until we get a better plan at the moment.
- If she starts behaving badly I just walk away and let things calm down until her tantrum has gone away.
- Mobile phone bills can be very expensive, but for some reason most of us just put up with this as a fact of life.
- Nobody really wants to debate any longer, they are just interested in scoring points.
- It would be a bit naïve of me to think I will just walk straight into the first team here.
- I was tight to him and holding him, and to be fair to him he was just trying to shrug me off.
- We are just ordinary people wanting a decent service and we are being told we will not get it.
- Writing off the debt of developing countries is not just a moral but also a legal obligation.
- I am just looking at what it says for a straight robbery or attempt with actual bodily harm.
- Of course he was going so fast that he could not make the left, so he just kept going straight.
- I was just going to say I thought there were two reasons why there is a big difference.
- Even if we are just one step ahead, it effectively means that we can keep death away.
- A teenage car criminal has been locked up for a year just days after being ordered by a court to behave.
- There is no reason for it to be that heavy, but they just felt it should be.
- Suddenly he was fair game once more and there was more than just terrorism on the agenda.
3.2(simply)I just stopped by to say hello — pasé para saludarte
- don't be scared: it's just the wind — no te asustes: no es más que el viento
- that's just gossip — no son más que chismes
- they're just friends — no son más que amigos
- I just need someone to talk to — necesito hablar con alguien
- if you'd just wait a moment — si me hace el favor de esperar un momento
- don't worry about her, she's just jealous — no te preocupes por ella, lo que pasa es que está celosa
- just because he's famous doesn't mean he can be rude — el hecho de que sea famoso no le da derecho a ser grosero
- just follow the instructions on the packet — simplemente siga las instrucciones impresas en el paquete
- I'll just have to pack up and go — no me queda otro remedio que hacer la maleta e irme
- I'm just lucky, I guess — es simplemente cuestión de suerte, yo creo
- he'll just make things worse — lo único que hará será empeorar las cosas
4.1(exactly, precisely)it's just what I wanted — es justo / precisamente / exactamente lo que quería
- the temperature was just right — la temperatura era la perfecta
- she looks just like her mother at that age — es exactamente igual a su madre cuando tenía su edad
- isn't that just typical of him? — ¿no es típico de él?
- we made it to school just as the bell rang — llegamos al colegio justo cuando sonaba la campana / en el preciso momento en que sonaba la campana
- He had always been lucky, and he did survive the storm, just as he had survived the war.
- Everyone knows kids would be just as happy playing with the box a present comes in as with the present itself.
- And most of them are just as stuck inside their own point of view as everyone else.
- The soft midsummer evening was just right for a romantic stroll around Malham Tarn.
- But we have spent a lot of time getting the pastry just right so it rises perfectly.
- It would be just as welcome served as a nourishing warm dessert on a cool summer evening.
- But it was a show, for everyone, and mums and dads enjoyed it just as much as the children.
- She will then have another six fittings to make sure the final creation is just perfect.
- That she didn't have to worry about getting married and having babies, not just yet.
- They got their way with dear old Bobby in the end, and they will with Eriksson, but not just yet.
- His father leaves him a cat in his will and the cat proves to be just as bossy as everyone else.
- He had looked at this as a simple ball to be enjoyed, when in fact it was just as much a trial to everyone else as to him.
- My new songs are all I have, along with my liberty, and everything has to be just right from now on in.
- They may well be unbeaten but could just as easily have lost their last three matches.
- The icing on the cake would be to make Trinidad just as popular a tourist attraction.
- For many humans, bewitched by this remarkable place, the pull is just as strong.
- The point here is that there were bullies in the school system then just as there are today.
- I had no idea who he was, but I could feel it just as strongly as everyone else around me.
- Maybe not just yet, but it might be the only way for some, that things can really get better.
- This is the main reason why going to see short films should be just as easy as catching the latest blockbuster.
4.2(equally)the desserts were just as good as the rest of the meal — los postres estuvieron tan buenos como el resto de la comida
- she's just as pleased as can be about the result — está de lo más contenta con el resultado
- But up there on the sixth floor of the block, you can one day see him fitting in just fine.
- I just find blues to be a lot more rewarding to listen to then a lot of contemporary bands.
- And some were just downright practical with calculators, measuring tapes and bottles of water.
- In this film I just wanted to get past the nudity issue very early and get on to other things.
- He was known to not trust humans, but that was just downright… strange.
- The fact that I will never get to meet my mystery admirer just makes things all the more romantic.
- I am a resident of Mealbank and at the end of our road the road surface is just disintegrating.
- But the potential loss of the local loo was just not going to be allowed to happen.
- The planning and care utilised in replacing the Swindon hospitals is just mind boggling.
- Not only were some of them plain uncomfortable, but a few were just downright embarrassing!
- Just ask the millions of people who use and love a Mac why it's become such an integral part of their lives, and most will tell you the same thing: It just works.
- We just couldn't get past tackle three or four, and we didn't build any pressure.
- If any one of you lovely people have linked to a post in the past, it just isn't going to work any more.
- However, residents fear problems will just snowball if more property is built in the area.
- To find out Jenny is earning so much more from the show is just astonishing.
- He said they were very good and D agreed, which just shows that virtue is its own reward.
- I came to this country for many reasons but one of them is that I just plain like Americans.
- So many of the characters and dialogue in this movie are just one cliche after another.
- Everyone back at base has been working really hard and it is just disappointing not to finish.
- The rest of this record, however, is just plain dull and never seems to be going anywhere.
5.1(emphatic use)I just can't understand it — simplemente no lo entiendo
- I just adore champagne — a mí me encanta el champán
- I'm feeling just fine now — ahora me siento muy bien
- just leave it here — déjelo aquí nomás
- regret it? don't I just! — ¿que si me arrepiento? ¡si me arrepentiré … !
- just think! we could get rich — ¡tú imagínate! podríamos hacernos ricos
- I can just imagine it — me lo imagino perfectamente
- they were just plain scared — estaban francamente aterrados
- there are just no jobs — simplemente no hay trabajo
- there's just nothing in the shops — no hay nada, pero nada, en las tiendas
5.2(in commands, threats)just do as you're told! — ¡haz lo que se te dice y sanseacabó!
- just go away, will you? — mira, vete, hazme el favor
- just you dare! — ¡atrévete y verás!
5.3(in polite request)just wait here, please — espere aquí, por favor
- How you do it and what it takes is of no interest to me, just make absolutely sure that it is there.
- When she was gone, Ari said, " Let's just head upstairs.
- "As to whether there will be military exercises, please just wait and see.
- If you are stuck for ideas, just ask your local wine merchant for recommendations.
- "Please just wait for me… I have to tell you something!
- "Come on, let's just lay low for a while.
- If you have sent stuff recently just drop me a line to make sure I've got it, cheers.
6.1(giving explanation)it's just that … — lo que pasa es que …
6.2(indicating possibility)it may just happen — podría suceder
- you could just be in for a surprise — podrías llevarte una sorpresa
- If you haven't already got a ticket then get one because you may just get the chance to see a bit of history in the making.
- The true pro might just set his stall out to repeat as best he can his peak form.
- De Villiers said at the time he felt he was up to it, and it looks like he may just get that chance.
- You say you feel depleted and tired, so why can't you just stop for that reason?
- If only these folk would look at past history they might just see the possibility of a big surprise.
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