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) hacerle el vacío a(person) aislarHistory condenar al ostracismo(nation) aislarshe was ostracized by her fellow workers — sus compañeros de trabajo le hacían el vacío
- Apart from the shame of being socially ostracised, they must have indeed been in a state of shock and disbelief that their once privileged and envied existence was crumbling around them.
- He persisted in these tactics for several years despite being resisted actively by the other harvesters and ostracized on the wharf and in the community.
- No longer ostracized from the national community, the painting and its maker had become powerful icons of national unity.
- Those who stepped out of line, who adopted Western styles or non-conformist attitudes, found themselves ostracized, assaulted, and even imprisoned.
- The chief result of the War was that the Athenian Empire was divided, the subject states of the Delian league were liberated, direct democracy failed and Pericles was ostracized.
- By the time of Campanella's death, only five years after his arrival in France, he had become ostracized, intellectually isolated, and antiquated.
- More frequently, individuals who did not conform to their place in the gender system were exposed and ostracized.
- A young man could remain a member either until he married or reached the age of 3O or so, and in fact he could not refuse to become a member without being ostracized.
- Superheroes have been outlawed and ostracized.
- But banishing doubt runs the very real risk of banishing - or at least ostracizing - thought.
- Churches, unions, parties, bourgeois conventions, working-class and peasant cultures no longer furnish models which all are obliged to observe if they do not wish to be ostracized.
- Those women who could not square their consciences and support the national war effort found themselves, like male conscientious objectors, ostracised and condemned as traitors.
- I would hate to see the children ostracized because of their father's activities.
- I do not want to be despised and ostracized wherever I go.
- He lost the battle, and was ostracized; most Athenians did not agree with him.
- He was deprived of many rights, and ostracized.
- In privileging a discourse about the self and the other exclusively, the expat gaze overlooks identities ostracized or exiled by the national.
- The couple were ostracised both financially and socially.
- Some police families worried about being ostracized by their own neighbors.
- It was almost impossible for them to contemplate escaping to a society that would only ostracise them and condemn them as sinners.
- This was the issue on which opposition to him was focused by Thucydides son of Melesias, a relative of Cimon, but Thucydides was ostracized c. 443 and the building continued.
- You would essentially be ostracising yourself from your society's culture.
- Requiring that someone had over 6000 votes before being ostracised was an added feature to try to ensure that only when a person was unpopular with a large number of voters was exile the result.
- Einstein's theory of relativity was ostracized by many scientists in the cause of self-preservation, while quantum mechanics and cybernetics were virtually banned.
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