In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ciénaga femininea morass of paperwork — un lío de papeles
- the bureaucratic morass of rules and regulations — el laberinto burocrático de normas y reglamentos
- Foreign attempts to help run into a morass of bureaucracy and ideology.
- And in the unfathomable morass of the benefits system, some women can end up in better financial circumstances if they have split from their partner.
- The next two chapters on medieval India and the Middle Ages are more muddled, perhaps due the the confusing morass of the actual history of the period.
- Their bond is deep, and they have found mutual understanding amid a morass of confusion.
- We need designers who demonstrate exceptional comprehension: designers who are able to flesh out the meaning from the morass.
- At times it sounds like the ranting and raving of a somewhat unhinged mind, but then it takes a certain amount of guts to let people into your mind, into what seems to be a morass of obsessive paranoia.
- The plot of the film is a morass of absolute stupidity.
- Time after time the police would charge, the protesters would flee and in the morass they would easily drag their intended target back behind police lines.
- It makes the last two years of Smith's life sound unbearable, a morass of depression, insomnia, paranoia, drug and alcohol abuse and overwork.
- Complex procedures were simplified and new game mechanics were used to keep players involved, without losing them in a morass of procedures.
- The whole country, the entire populace, should be discussing and debating this in an attempt to work our way out of the morass and design new beginnings.
- It must be said, however, that education policy is usually a morass of conflicting interests and alternative orientations.
- The chain grew to 149 stores, but eventually collapsed in a morass of disputes.
- The minister said he hoped to streamline and simplify what he called the morass of laws governing alcohol sales, many of which pre-date the Irish State.
- The first years of the program were a morass of infighting, failed launches, and neglect.
- But this whole issue has been lost in a morass of other complications.
- Rumours persist too of other investments in properties and companies; of a morass of financial dealings so complicated that the police are having difficulty getting to the bottom of it all.
- By his selections and approach, he has shown that he is determined to find a way through the racial morass that has bedevilled most of his predecessors.
- It's become a legal morass, muddied by claims of incompetence and backroom deals.
- The overall visa problem is really a morass of smaller problems that plague international students and visiting scientists.
- I felt that the plans team was slowly sinking into a morass of detail.
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