In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1paz femininepara la paz(proposal/initiative) de paz(campaign/march) por la pazthey live in / at peace with their neighbors — viven en paz con sus vecinos
- the two nations have been at peace for years — hace años que las dos naciones viven en paz
- to be at peace with oneself — estar en paz consigo mismo
- to be at peace with the world — estar satisfecho de la vida
- to make peace with sb — hacer las paces con algn
- peace conference — conferencia de paz
- peace envoy — enviado de paz
- the peace movement — el movimiento pacifista
- he brought her flowers as a peace offering — le trajo flores en señal de reconciliación
- peace settlement — acuerdo de paz
- peace studies — estudios de / para la paz
- That's what I think Americans can do with this providential period of prosperity and peace.
- The resulting peace agreement included a six-year interim period before a vote on independence.
- The simple thirst for revenge on the part of a few could be enough to derail any peace agreements that might come about in the future.
- It reopens the prospect of a period when resistance to imperialism is not about peace processes, but about struggle.
- It was also realized in both kingdoms that for changes to be implemented, there needed to be a period of peace.
- The prolonged period of peace in Europe has created a dangerous temptation to neglect our defences, both physical and psychological.
- We were told that the end of the Cold War would bring a new period of peace and reduced military spending.
- For China, reform and development require a long period of peace.
- Great prosperity at home and peace abroad enshrine the current period as a golden age in the nation's history.
- Neither party will trust the other to implement any peace agreement on its own.
- Private property and relative freedom to trade gave humanity the longest period of peace in history.
- As a consequence Egypt enjoyed long periods of peace when society advanced rapidly.
- Other countries, including members of the European Union, may also be welcomed to play a role in monitoring any peace agreement.
- Yes, there were aberrations like the American Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, but mostly it was a period of peace.
- It had gained respect and authority by ushering in a period of peace and stability in the city.
- War had resumed on the continent in 1805, though the period of peace with Britain had ended even before the Empire was proclaimed.
- With the comprehensive peace agreement, the suffering of our people will come to an end.
- The island, as a whole, is enjoying a sustained period of peace as we face the new century for the first time in decades.
- Both kenjutsu and jujutsu aimed at being self defence martial arts during the period of peace.
- It also tells us that there was a long period of peace as the men were not needed to fight in any wars.
1.2(treaty)paz femininethe Peace of Ryswick — la Paz de Ryswick
- They negotiate a peace with the French, who agree in the hope of gaining future advantage.
- Now they have to prove that they have not only the will but the authority to end the violence and negotiate a compromise peace.
- Finally, in 1842, the Chinese were forced to agree to an ignomious peace under the Treaty of Nanking.
- Hungary, a German satellite in the war, tried, covertly, to negotiate a separate peace.
- The selection committee nudges warring parties towards a peace that is achievable, but not quite achieved.
- An uneasy peace was negotiated during the dying embers of Bonetti's reign.
- If Israelis and Palestinians are unwilling or unable to negotiate a workable peace, the international community must take the lead in promoting one.
- We must conduct our affairs in such a way that it becomes in the Communists' interest to agree on a genuine peace.
- The peace effectively reinstated the Treaty of Madrid but on more favourable terms for the French.
- It also recommends concrete steps that need to be taken as part of the process of negotiating a lasting peace.
2Lawto breach / (British) disturb the peace — alterar el orden público
- This was 7.30 on a Saturday morning and we fought for an hour and a half, with the alarm sounding continually, to restore peace to the neighborhood.
- There are signs that peace has been restored and businesses are showing profits once again.
- To recognize the right to free association might have meant to deprive hundreds of millions of the right of civil peace.
- It acknowledges the de facto separation of peoples in order to try to achieve civil peace.
- Meanwhile another, more ominous phantom revolution was threatening civil peace in Germany.
- Good relations with Elizabeth were vital to maintaining the civil peace in France.
- The king insists that he took direct control over the country's affairs to restore peace at a time when violence literally engulfed the kingdom.
- Police officers who restored peace to the riot-torn streets of Bradford last year were also due to be honoured for their bravery last night.
- Contention leads to war, and war is the antithesis of civil peace.
- The meeting was held to chalk out measures for restoring peace on the campus.
- He said he hoped his visit would be a focal point for discussion of what the community could do to restore peace.
- Let us confirm our commitment to all civil rights and let us declare peace a civil right in a democracy, a human right in this world.
- It is the foundation of our priceless civil peace, which is the envy and wonder of the world.
- There were rumblings and grumblings at special meetings called by the church council in a vain bid to restore peace.
- He divided the prize money evenly among five organizations devoted to civil rights and peace.
- For civil peace - if not justice - to come about, the crimes and violence of the past have to be confronted.
- A Council source revealed the investigation into the assault could take weeks to complete but moves have already been made to restore peace.
- If he can do this, peace will be automatically restored!
- We know this fight is the way to defend the values that are at the basis of civil life and peace.
- The state relied on the clan for the maintenance of a minimum of civil peace, in exchange leaving it a free hand as far as internal politics were concerned.
3(quiet, tranquillity)paz femininethe peace and quiet of the countryside — la paz y tranquilidad del campo
- I went to the library for some peace and quiet — me fui a la biblioteca para poder estar tranquilo
- the peace of mind that comes with old age — la serenidad que da la edad
- I turned off the gas for my own peace of mind — apagué el gas para quedarme tranquilo
- to be at peace — descansar en paz
- rest in peace — que en paz descanse
- let me finish this in peace — déjame acabar esto en paz
- let me have a bit of peace — déjame tranquilo / en paz un momento
- he won't give you any peace until he's got what he wants — no te va a dejar tranquila / en paz hasta que no se salga con la suya
- But you need only step a few streets away from the beach for the cacophony to subside and for peace to be restored.
- The right to enter a church, to worship, say a prayer, soak up the atmosphere and to find a few moments' peace should be free to all.
- Right now, it's telling me that I've enjoyed dropping out of the rat race over the festive period, savouring peace, relaxation and sleep.
- This would be followed by a short period of peace with respite from the pressure inside his head.
- The centre offers a place of peace and hope for those who are on the road to recovery.
- For three noisy, polluted decades they have campaigned for the bypass which would restore their village's peace and safety.
- All we can give them is honor for their sacrifice, and freedom and peace for their families.
- Now my Sundays are for worship, family, friends, reading, rest, and relaxation-such freedom and peace.
- There was just something about her that radiated peace, tranquility, and that made her very popular.
- He said the number of visitors also had a social impact, both on other visitors who went in search of peace and tranquillity, and on the local population.
- Even so I seemed at every point of contact to be surrounded by abrasive people intent on disturbing my peace, my comfort, and my equable nature.
- It was as if it had suddenly tasted peace and freedom after the tumult and congestion of Italy.
- But that period of peace from the media will now come to an abrupt end.
- We offer peace and quiet, no resident children, structured control and security.
- A way of life beckons that promises peace in a beautiful place, where the weather is kind, wine plentiful, and food exquisite.
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