In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(jail)prisión femininecárcel feminine(system/reform) (before noun) carcelario(system/reform) (before noun) penitenciario(yard) de la prisiónshe's in prison — está en la cárcel
- he was sent to prison for … — lo encarcelaron / lo metieron preso por …
- her accomplice went to prison for five years — su cómplice fue condenado a cinco años de prisión
- he was released from prison — fue excarcelado
- prison guard / (British) warder — guardia
- prison population — población penitenciaria
- prison staff — personal penitenciario
- prison visitor — visitante de la cárcel
- We have all heard the stories about what prisons are like, I don't believe in prison being a totally horrific place, but I do think it has to be a bit more of a deterrent.
- These homes are built for children whose parents are in prison serving life sentences!
- They are in prison surrounded by people, but prisons are the loneliest places on earth.
- It can only review the cases of prisoners serving a prison sentence of eight years or more.
- The significance of this duty to those detained in prison, not least where prisons are crowded and prisoners often dangerous, is obvious.
- The prisoners are in prison because they are presumed to have been properly convicted.
- Texas, the leader in prisons and capital punishment nationwide, had 534,260 on parole or probation.
- She had earlier spent several months in the prison on remand while awaiting trial.
- In rare cases a life sentence may mean life in prison, but such cases are very rare.
- And it would not even be necessary for the suspect to commit a crime for them to face a prison sentence.
- He was currently in prison on remand pending trial for conspiracy to murder.
- I was told that Mr Young is in prison in the USA awaiting trial on charges of fraud.
- I had been in local prisons, but then I landed up in prison far away from my own home.
- It was at the forefront of opposing capital punishment and demanding prison reform.
- In some cases the prison regime may be a contributory factor in a prisoner's decision to end his own life.
- Gansler added that Tyson should still be in prison for the crimes he has committed.
- Relatively more mentally ill people end up in prisons as the prison population diminishes.
- The number of people serving life sentences in British prisons, revealed by the Prison Reform Trust.
- People who have been in prison and who visit prisons will be with us.
- Prisoners in high security prisons are (given the risks they pose in general) routinely subject to strip searches.
2(imprisonment)prisión femininecárcel feminineafter 15 years of prison — después de 15 años de prisión / de cárcel
- before noun prison sentence / term — pena de prisión
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