In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Slight movements of hands or feet among the audience are tell-tale signs that the listeners' attention has been lost.
- All the effort she had went into a few simple movements: turning her head, reaching out her arm, and yet she still felt completely exhausted afterwards.
- Claire put her hands on his chest and they kissed, the movement making her body fall full against his.
- And media consultants can track the eye movements of people who are watching TV commercials.
- His sudden, jerky movements caused the vampire to fall off of him.
- I was shaking while I took deep breaths trying to control every movement of my body.
- He's getting much better late movement on his fastball and slider.
- So what do their expressions, hand gestures, body movements and speech say about what they're really thinking and feeling?
- The free movement of capital and labour have to be politically defined and legally regulated.
- Whether she is right in urging sharp, jerky movements in gymnastics is debatable.
- Again include exercises that mimic the movements associated with skiing.
- Their footsteps and body movements create an epic sight and sound emanating from the stage.
- In the first act, the dancers' movements are slow, calculated.
- I noticed her slight body movements to approach her shoulder bag.
- According to one model the forward movement is driven randomly by thermal energy.
- The ball is lifted from the ground by means of a cue furnished with an iron ring at one end, and propelled or thrown forward by a simple movement of the arm.
- Henry hesitantly stepped towards the gray horse, which made no movements except a slight turn of its head.
- The road was bumpy, as if sending her heart into jerky movements too.
- I support the free movement of capital but not the free movement of labour.
- And in the slightest of movements, she kissed him back.
1.2(action, gesture)movimiento masculinemasculine ademánthere was a sudden movement in the bushes — de repente algo se movió entre los arbustos
1.3(change)masculine movimientomasculine giroa forward movement, a movement forward — un movimiento hacia adelante
- she made a quick movement sideways — se echó a un lado rápidamente
- there was a general movement toward the exit — todo el mundo se fue hacia la salida
- troop movements — movimientos de tropas
- Characters in a story operate to make the story's movement visible and concrete, in a way that engages a reader's interest.
- But the language and movement of the poem also emphasize that if the speaker is on a journey, his destination is quite unknown.
- There was a general sense of movement toward waking now.
1.4movements plural(activities, whereabouts)desplazamientos masculinemovimientos masculine
- We disarm them, we restrain them, we closely monitor and control their movements and activities.
- Players' movements and activities are so closely monitored that it is hard for anyone to approach or speak to the players, leave alone attempt to fix matches.
- The trade winds affect the movements and activities of Torres islanders in various important ways.
- Recent NY Times piece about the use of cell phones and other wireless devices to track people's movements and whereabouts.
- Exert a strict control on the movements and activities made by the mentioned organisations.
- Her reaction upon reading of his alleged mayhem was to chart his movements over the period of days in question.
- I added that I could also envision a scenario in which the government might ask us to curtail our movements for a given period of time.
- The talks revolve around whether to grant them refugee status and over how to restrict their movements and activities in Europe.
- There is evidence of mine clearing activities, movements of soldiers, bunkers around buildings and military pillboxes perched on the tops of hills.
- Not only are our activities and movements controlled, but now our very facial expressions have been deemed dangerous.
- It's incredible but they are not only freer in how they dress, but also in their activities and movements.
- Handlers passed documents and photographs to their agents operating within paramilitary groups detailing targets' movements and the whereabouts of their homes.
- In 1983, further restrictions were placed on the movements and activities of foreign journalists.
- But having said that, I was fascinated by this very detailed rundown of his movements and whereabouts on the day of the attacks.
- Parents will track the movements and activities of their children.
- Talks are under way to let the Scottish Prison Service access and contribute information to a powerful intelligence database on the movements and activities of the country's criminals.
- Mapping provided us with written snapshots of the movements and activities of drug users throughout the community in time and space.
- The Chief Superintendent urged everyone in Glasgow to notify the police about the movements of party activists over the coming week.
- It imposed a blanket ban on the publication of any information relating to her whereabouts, appearance and movements in light of ‘clear evidence’ of threats to her life.
- The investigation quite early led us to have concerns about the movements and activities of four men, three of whom came from the West Yorkshire area.
1.5(animation, activity)movimiento masculinefeminine actividad
- The tavern was lively, bustling with movement and much drinking.
- It was so creepy not seeing anyone at the airport, which is usually bustling with movement at this time.
- After what felt like an eternity there was a sudden burst of movement and frantic activity as the car sped around the corner and back into the car park.
- The large city bustled with movement, and it seemed everyone was in a hurry to get on with their lives.
- Without context we end up on a merry-go-round of activity and movement that never seems to get us to where we want to be.
- By day the main paved road seems to buzz with the constant activity and movement of people, vehicles and livestock.
- After breakfast, the Menen is bustling with activity and movement.
3Art Religion Politicsmovimiento masculinethe movement for reform is gaining ground — el movimiento pro-reforma está ganando terreno
- He doesn't hand in his badge and join the movement for change; he robs a bank.
- Action is needed throughout the labour and trade union movement in this country.
- For 35 years, he has sustained one of the most effective citizen's movements in our history.
- And he's spearheading a mental ecology movement to do something about it.
- That sense of vulnerability inspired a social and political reform movement.
- We will continue to build the anti-war movement against US imperialism.
- We in the movements against globalisation and imperialist war are those 'other people'.
- This week, residents begin their own Minuteman movement to rid their city of illegal alien workers.
- Initially youths joined the separatist movement out of altruistic reasons to save their group identity from being eclipsed.
- King's civil rights movement had begun to challenge the deep racism in the South in the mid-1950s.
- In the end King Birendra resisted the hard line and conceded before the massive peoples' movement for democracy.
- The cause of gender equality was advanced by the women's movement of the 1960s.
- The nude peace protest movement continues to gain momentum.
- It should be a source of optimism for us all that even at an early stage of the crisis, there is a substantial opposition movement to war.
- Both reject the possibility of developing an independent revolutionary socialist movement, based on this class.
- The critical question remains the building of a mass socialist movement of the working class.
- Her arrest helped spark the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s, and she became a household name.
- The movement against war must unite workers of all nations against the common enemy.
- There is a movement afoot to release movies to both theaters and DVD at the same time.
- The marchers join a swelling youth protest movement as many face a bleak future.
- Here in Maine we have done some great steps putting labor and progressive movement groups together.
- Our political and social liberation movements need to regain the initiative.
- What is remarkable about workers' movements throughout history is how peaceful they have been.
- We ended up spending an hour fuming over the new government movement to bring down university student representative groups.
- I'm trying to build a progressive political reform movement.
- Zarqawi leads a social movement of several hundred persons, if he exists at all.
- The formerly autonomous labor union movement has now essentially been coopted.
- Yorkshire campaigners behind a national movement to help thyroid sufferers want to set up shop in York.
- The capitalist system is capable of extreme violence even when the workers' movement is not challenging it.
- Secondly, the movement against corporate globalisation has changed the language of politics.
- The women's liberation movement challenged both the structure of Australian society and women's roles and personal relationships.
- Yet some have called for a consumer movement to tell the operators ‘enough is enough’.
- They are the most likely to lead any movement for change.
- * Why is the upliftment of the trade union movement in developing countries often such a painfully slow process?
- So we must begin globalizing a nonviolent movement to end the poisoning of Mother Earth.
- What's more important right now for the embattled labor movement, politics or organizing?
- We want a dynamic, well-organised, well-connected international movement against imperialist globalisation.
- Salgado considers himself part of the anti-globalisation protest movement and believes that people misunderstand migrants.
- Maxi, you've consistently supported the movement against the war.
- Internationalism is at the heart of the anti-capitalist, anti-war movement.
euphemisticdeposición feminine formalto have a movement — evacuar / mover el vientre formal
- As a general rule, a healthy colon produces two movements a day.
- If you don't have at least 1 bowel movement per day, you are already walking your way toward disease.
- The urge came and went a few times until I experienced a more intense cramp that resulted in my first movement of the day.
5(of clock, watch)mecanismo masculine
- Meanwhile, clock movements improved in design and manufacture.
- Although one finds some identical movements in clocks by a given Roxbury maker, one also finds identical movements in clocks by different Roxbury makers.
- In his 80s he was repairing the finest of watch movements, making electrical and electronic clocks, and rebuilding mechanical ones.
- Watch movements should not be handled by anyone who is not prepared to repair it or pay a trained professional to find and fix the problem.
- Mechanical watch movements require cleaning and lubricating once in 3-5 years.
- Shostakovich's slow movements always represent the composer at his most eloquent and deeply personal.
- Only the bass line and six bars of melody had survived, possibly from the slow movement of a Trio Sonata.
- The first movement changes views and tempi in what seems like every few bars or so.
- The rapturous love music of the first movement is worthy of Wagner or Strauss.
- Bruch's violin concerto was on, and it took me the entire first movement to assemble the thing.
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