In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(science, activity)política feminineto go into / enter politics — dedicarse a la política
- a career in politics — una carrera política
- to talk politics — hablar de política
- One lovely young girl is going to university in the autumn to study sociology and politics so that she can make a difference to peoples lives in the future.
- She studied law and politics at Nottingham University.
- It is the Government, it is politics, politicians, and political parties in this House, that are in grievance mode.
- And to think she nearly gave it all up to study politics in Geneva.
- Just before flying out to Australia she sat two exams as part of the part-time politics degree she is studying for at Loughborough University.
- Power and wealth have been too closely associated with politics.
- The university can only provide a small range of subjects including language, history, politics, law and philosophy.
- He studied politics and history at Glasgow University, and went to Pennslyvania to take a post-graduate course.
- The multi-millionaire has kept close ties with the university where he studied politics from 1971 to 1974.
- But what the Democrats can and must do is stop allowing their opponents a free hand to frame the debate about religion and politics.
- David, a student studying politics and law, voted for the first time last Saturday.
- At 23, he is on the verge of completing a degree in history, politics and social studies.
- It is with this perspective that the editor uses cultural and social material in his study of politics in Libya.
- We need something besides religion and politics to debate over our beers, lattes, cuppas or sports waters.
- From the study of history, we are able to develop the study of politics.
- During that time he became active in politics and was elected governor of California in 1966.
- It was at Durham University where he was studying politics that he met his wife and the couple married on May 11, 1963.
- This move will give council members the opportunity to further pursue and develop their careers in politics and local government.
- Few Australians join political parties - politics is now the preserve of despised professionals.
- He lectured on poetry, grammar, history, politics, archaeology, mathematics and astronomy.
- Era finishes her exams next month and has set her heart on going to Oxford University to study philosophy, politics and economics.
- My background was in retail and accounting, but I'd always been active in politics and local government and the public and private sector.
- The point was made another way yesterday by Martin Shaw, professor of international relations and politics at Sussex University.
- He took an active interest in politics and was closely associated with the Fine Gael party for which he was a major fund raiser.
- The pathways are theology, pastoral studies, social admin, law, politics and economics.
- The major parties have taken politics and government away from the public!
- He lets on that he gave up active involvement in politics but what this activity amounted to he doesn't mention.
- They also learned to control local politics through power and corruption.
- There are communities around sports, partying, politics, arts, religion, and so on.
- Thinking for oneself is considered a virtue when applied to areas such as politics or religion.
- Yes, there is a gulf between the two halves of Scottish power, business and politics.
- Anyone who thinks that local government politics is boring has obviously never been to one of our meetings.
- It was a dangerous time to be involved in the Labor Party, as politics and religion proved again to be an explosive mixture.
- He also lived in Buenos Aires before heading off to Oxford to study politics, philosophy and economics.
- Intrigue, sex, politics and power dominate the drama.
- Military strategy includes the studies of society, politics and economics.
- Tracy is a politics and international studies student at Murdoch University.
- In any war, the main victims are members of the general public who do not have any direct association with politics and power.
- And you don't see any party in mainstream politics that's got an alternative.
- She has been offered a place to study politics and modern history at Oxford.
2.1(political relations)política femininenational/international politics — política nacional/internacional
- I don't want to get involved in office politics — yo no quiero meterme en trapicheos de oficina
- the politics of medicine — la medicina en el contexto político
- This is progress of a sort, a small victory for multilateralism and global politics by negotiation.
- What about the relation between cosmology and global politics?
- They have no idea how to intervene politically in global politics.
- Even when he's out smashing bottles, he's both enjoying the badness of it all and making a responsible point about global politics.
- I am heartened by how many protesters there are and the consequent renewed interest in global politics.
- So it's not hard to show that some of the same battles that have played out in the entertainment world will soon apply to global politics.
- The Middle East, of course, continues to be a focal point of global politics so the movie had a symbolic topicality as well.
- Equally important to me is my deepening and developing interest in national and global politics.
- Peace will not arrive through politics or economic development alone, as crucial as these things are.
- States are no longer the key actors in global politics.
- Only in 20 years will we be able to look back on any of these events and see their collective effect on global politics.
- The participants at the Cairo conference were commemorating an age when Third World solidarity changed global politics.
- Chances are good enough that I will put my foot in my mouth without hazarding down the path of global politics.
- Killer 7 has an excellent, although often completely incoherent, storyline about global politics.
- Global economics depends on that kind of cooperation; global politics builds on it.
- He continues to proudly hold himself as a man of the left, remaining well aware of the political and financial forces at work in global politics.
- Today it appears that everyone is engaged in global politics.
- The Academic Council is an organization that has the ear of the United Nations and can help bring clarity in the wake of stormy global politics.
- Because the Americans dominate global politics as no other time in the last, say, 20 years.
- C'mon boys, there's too little poetry in global politics.
2.2(political views)ideas políticasI don't know what her politics are — no sé qué ideas políticas tiene
- If we do not change our policies and politics, it will be devastating to all of us worldwide.
- As much as politics are a common ground, so is grief, and the two of them had that in common as well.
- In essence, this means learning the subtle differences between policies and politics.
- The authors, however, are hostile to anything that smacks of principled working class politics.
- I regret that those friendships were forged on bonds made not of trust and care, but of politics and beliefs.
- German treatments of aesthetics and politics clustered around Benjamin and Adorno.
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