In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1peligrosoarriesgadoit would be perilous for you to oppose their will — sería peligroso que te opusieras a su voluntad
- The situation was extremely perilous and the patrol was in danger of being wiped out by the heavy crossfire.
- He had immediately made the perilous journey - just to see to my funeral!
- If they did not, the situation may be even more perilous.
- But failure to create a viable land settlement was politically perilous.
- If life in politics is precarious, it seems to be particularly perilous for those who are close to him.
- For mothers and children, the situation is even more perilous.
- After a while, the trio finally got underway and started their perilous journey.
- Despite the government's policies, many more people are about to undertake these perilous voyages.
- It was during this perilous time of greed and destruction that a prophecy was made.
- I thus embark on a perilous undertaking, knowing full well that I risk the wrath of both women and men.
- But when the distances are longer and the borders tougher, the journeys become much more perilous.
- He does just that and embarks on the most perilous journey of his life.
- Yet while each took politically perilous lead roles on controversial issues, both managed to win new four-year terms.
- Multilayered clouds, low ceilings, winter icing, fog and high winds make air-to-ground engagements perilous among mountain peaks.
- But over the past few days, the local fishermen have proved as perilous as the weather conditions.
- During the first two seasons, creators treated even the most perilous situations with a tongue-in-cheek attitude.
- The defender, recognizing his perilous position, then forces the space open.
- The travel back wasn't nearly as perilous as the travel into the forest.
- To dismiss and to ignore this further issue as an irrelevancy is absolutely perilous.
- One minute he would be home, the next gone on a perilous mission.
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