In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(laborer)peón masculineshe doesn't mix with the peons — no se trata con la plebe
- This is a big time saver as far as training peasants, peons, wisps, and acolytes, which serve as the gatherers of lumber and gold and also provide the muscle to construct your base structures.
- If you'll excuse me, I am rather busy, and don't care to discuss civic reform with peons.
- The earth-shattering declaration (which was an absolute absurdity, really) came from a tall, willowy girl surrounded by what could only be classified as a gaggle of peons.
- Spanish-speaking peon laborers from Venezuela arrived in the nineteenth century to clear forests and work in cocoa cultivation.
- Now will you tell us lowly peons what we're doing here?
- When catalyzed with money, governmentium becomes administratium, an element that radiates just as much energy, since it has one-half as many peons but twice as many morons.
- Don't worry, it's just a little incentive to get her to socialize with us peons.
- If you are going to play favorites, don't tell us peons about it.
- Then again, if empty words and promises is all that it takes to placate the peons that inhabit the hinterlands, then why go through the bother of even trying to provide real solutions?
- After the 1979 revolution, they argued that women cannot be judges, and they made us all into peons in the ministry of justice.
- In this world, you are unable to control any peasants or peons directly.
- I will not waste my precious time with peons such at these.
- Although we'd love to see that record in print, too, us superior folk would no longer have anything to lord over the peons.
- The power you think you wield is limited to a few faithful peons.
- He was foolish to think that anything but fear could rule these peons.
- After playing the game for 50 minutes, the computer will have successfully constructed one farm and three peons, each of which are harvesting lumber for no reason.
- Unfortunately, he didn't say a word about how we peons could implement this idea in our classes, so it seemed a bit unapproachable.
- Over the years, the self-described ‘former tyrant’ has learned that a company comes to life when it treats its staff as peers rather than as peons.
- Coal is simply harvested by henchmen (peasant or peons for the rest of you) and these two resources are all that's needed to wage war.
- In 1901, the councillors gave up the privilege of having peons who used to accompany them during assessments and inspections.
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