In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(editor/prisoner/correspondent) políticothis strike is clearly political — es obvio que esta huelga obedece a motivos políticos
- I'm not very political, I'm not a political animal — no me interesa mucho la política
- The political inquest mostly concerns what can be done to prevent known trouble-makers from travelling abroad.
- It had nothing to do with the public, or domestic or international political affairs.
- I wanted to create a space for new generations to voice their political and spiritual concerns, to excite and incite each other.
- And, they are not the ones who have a direct stake in the political affairs in their societies.
- What the public wants now is political stability that may allow a quick recovery of the economy.
- Scotland's rebel MSPTommy Sheridan faces a second prison sentence for standing up for his political beliefs.
- There are clearly several levels of political concerns that need to be considered in interpreting these tales.
- Membership was open to all Jewish workers regardless of political beliefs.
- But in my experience, political and economic affairs tend to be a lot more complex than that.
- Perhaps this is an obituary after all, for the loss of a mature political culture in which public service was its own enduring reward.
- One can never know precisely how personal experience motivates political values.
- An egalitarian democratic ideal extends beyond public affairs and the political sphere.
- However, it was purely an intellectual exercise and not necessarily my own political beliefs.
- In contrast, the concern of the political movements was the changing of society.
- Many closed trials which give rise to concern are those of a military or revolutionary nature when political crimes are discussed.
- An individual or group can initiate, or obstruct, public policy in many political arenas.
- That also explains why he's gone to America, a much bigger media market and an area more closely in tune with his political beliefs.
- It appears to have been a device used to intervene in dramatic fashion in the nation's political affairs.
- Today's exam system is motivated by political targets and explicitly therapeutic goals.
- I have political beliefs that not everybody agrees with, and they are entitled to disagree because that is democracy.
- We are told to trust un-elected technocrats, that political or popular concerns are invalid.
- However, there has been some political concern recently over the cost of mobile phone calls in Ireland.
- For the first time in a lot of years, the governor has stepped overtly into political affairs.
- This makes me wonder whether people choose their political beliefs for their cultural meanings too.
- He has lectured and written extensively on Australian and West Australian political affairs.
- So I don't think there is such a close link between political stability and economic performance.
- Her political beliefs had been bolstered by her religious faith and she saw the emergence of a democratic society as a proper salvation.
- The confrontation of opinions is the only hope for approaching rationality in political affairs.
- How do you see the region in terms of political and economic stability and opportunities for development?
- Singer notes well the various analogies between mutation and more prosaic political and cultural concerns.
- Women make a significant contribution to social, political and economic affairs.
- It is shifted out of the political public policy arena into bureaucratic programs.
- That meeting ended without any conclusion, but it did not allay concerns about political pressure.
- And the presenters, too, are proud to wear their political beliefs on their sleeves.
- She had a practical view on how political stability would benefit economic progress.
- Is it a think tank session for economic and political stability in the Caribbean?
- The ruler of the state, the khan, was in charge of foreign political affairs and was commander of the army in times of war.
- As doctors battled to find out what caused a sudden deterioration in his health, his political and personal affairs were in a mess.
- He was a valuable board member with in depth knowledge of New Zealand economic and political affairs.
- These people need space to express their political and social concerns.
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