In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1masculine látigofeminine tralla
- A lash, also of flax, was then attached and the whip was finished.
- His voice was cool and Andreus raised the lash again threateningly, but was ordered to lower it.
- I looked up as he came closer, but Andreus coiled up the lash into a plaited leather loop and hit me across the back of the neck with it, forcing my eyes back down.
- It is not frail and infirm, it is a fighting machine. Entrenched in filth in the centre of the aisle it will without warning extend its wooden lash and administer a swift but excruciating rap to the back of the legs.
- My fingers are still dripping wet, but the handle to the lash is gripped to prevent it from slipping free from my slick, white scales.
- A single lash emerged from the ebony handle, but it had been wickedly inlaid with tiny adamantine barbs.
- Now before you sneer and condemn me to 1,000 strokes of the lash, let me tell you about a little experience I had recently.
1.2(stroke)masculine latigazomasculine azotemasculine coletazothey felt the lash of his tongue — sintieron la mordacidad de su lengua
- Two popular soccer players were sentenced to 170 lashes last month after they were arrested at a brothel.
- No one was ever sentenced to 500 lashes for anything during the period of the rightly guided caliphs.
- She had received thirty lashes and a blow to the face.
- In support of his case, the elder of the two men claimed he'd been sentenced to 300 lashes and sacked from his job after raping several young men at his workplace.
- Sancho resigns himself and agrees to the task on the condition that he is not required to draw blood with these whippings and that gentle lashes count too.
- I circled in the air, taunting her with lashes from my whip.
- But, as it was a national holiday, the Sheikh decided they should be released after receiving 20 lashes of the whip.
- Later that day during roll call, Elie's number is called and he is given twenty-five lashes of the whip.
- It only lasted 10 lashes before the whip went through.
- Ten lashes of the stock whip got the message across to me.
- Even asking questions in class warranted a lash of the whip.
- The young man who was arrested with her was sentenced to 100 lashes and allowed to go free afterwards.
- Foreigners unfamiliar with local customs often find themselves tied to a post and receiving fifty lashes.
- As a result he received thirty-nine lashes for a crime for which many were transported or executed.
- The continuous running is hard on the hobbits, but the orcs persuade them with lashes from a whip.
- She gave birth when aged nine and was sentenced to 100 lashes for prostitution at about the same time.
- I hereby sentence you, not to death, but to thirty lashes of the whip.
- Women, as well as their accomplices, found guilty of this crime received fifty lashes.
- For lesbian conduct the penalty is 100 lashes from a whip.
- But the court clerk who read out the official sentence told reporters none of the accused had been sentenced to lashes.
1(whip)(person) azotar(person) darle latigazos a(horse) fustigar
2(beat against)azotarthe waves lashed the shore — las olas azotaban la playa
3(thrash)the whale lashed its tail — la ballena daba coletazos / batía la cola
4(bind)to lash sth to sth — amarrar / atar algo a algo
- they lashed him to a post — lo amarraron / lo ataron a un poste
- to lash sth down — amarrar / atar algo
1(with whip)to lash at sth/sb — azotar algo/a algn
2(thrash)to lash against sth — azotar algo
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