In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pretense)mascarada femininefarsa feminine
- I had to think of a way to end this masquerade, but a crowd had formed to watch and I didn't want to break up something that could be considered cool.
- Everday life is almost solely composed of a series of ritualized masquerades.
- But still, ever since I began this masquerade, I had tried to change everything.
- Now, though, unable to be true to himself, his painting too became a masquerade.
- This belief makes each of the parties put up the masquerade up to the very end in the hope that once the prize is won, they would be able to jettison the other parties.
- As masquerades start to unravel and tanks roll into town Charlotte is forced to decide whose safety matters most.
- It is unlikely we will soon return to a masquerade of can-can supported grandeur and today's parade music must bow to that reality-not the other way around.
- Some drawings are barely colored at all, others more fully, but one invariably feels that the artist is engaged in a masquerade of his own, pretending to be a child grown impatient with rules.
- On the one hand, looking within from without causes her to adopt and discard various socially approved feminine masquerades whilst her ‘real’ self remains in hiding.
- If only this was just a Shakespearean farce and we could snigger at the gross stupidity of the characters portrayed and their ridiculous masquerades, but shamefully it is real and we are obliged to see it through to the end.
- Subsequently, the duke joins in on the masquerade, play-acting the threat of sexual violence - a rehearsal for his actions later in the film.
- Someone call the Washington Times and alert them to this sly wolfish masquerade!
- The mainly young protesters, many in their teens, defied the security forces' assaults and chanted slogans against the upcoming presidential elections, calling it a masquerade.
- Later in the novel, Clara performs a masquerade in reverse, pretending to be a governess while she is still working as a servant.
- Dr Watson was seldom in danger of seeing through any of these masquerades.
- There are some journalists and war reporters who, despite years of experience, are very opinionated and whose masquerade of objectivity is easy to see through.
2(masked ball)mascarada femininebaile de disfraces masculinebaile de máscaras masculine
- The cost is 1,000 yuan for dinner and masquerade, 500 yuan for masquerade only.
- The best part was to be the New Year's eve masquerade.
- It is a site devoted to this musical masquerade.
- I can't believe that you managed to get him to escort you to this masquerade.
- The masquerade starts after dinner from 9: 10 pm and will last into the early hours.
1to masquerade as sb — hacerse pasar por algn
- propaganda masquerading as factual information — propaganda disfrazada de información objetiva
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