In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(captive)prisionero masculineprisionera femininehe is a prisoner in his own house — no se puede mover de casa
- he is a prisoner of his own ideology — es prisionero de sus ideas
- he was held prisoner — (by enemy forces) lo tuvieron prisionero
- to take sb prisoner — tomar a algn prisionero
- to take prisoners — hacer prisioneros
- to take no prisoners — ejecutar a todos los cautivos
- Taken prisoner in the second battle of St Albans, he was freed after Edward IV's victory at Towton.
- The International Red Cross reported that a Macedonian soldier held prisoner was being treated properly.
- In 1359 he was in France with Edward III's invading army, was taken prisoner, and ransomed.
- The men were taken prisoner and taken to a Dutch army barracks in Batavia, the capital city of Java.
- In the Second World War he served in the tank corps, was taken prisoner by the Germans, escaped, and worked for the Resistance.
- These boys were taken prisoner and survived the war, but thousands more were less fortunate.
- Everybody knew about Hitler's order that no commandos should be taken prisoner.
- Many of those held at the huge Shibarghan jail were taken prisoner after the fall of Kunduz.
- Being taken prisoner, they should resist it and do nothing that would harm their own country.
- He was captured by the Chinese Communist Forces and, separated from the other Royal Marines, was taken prisoner.
- Later in the war he was taken prisoner by the Germans while working on a reconnaissance mission in the Greek islands.
- Parmentier, a French army officer during the Seven Years War, was taken prisoner and kept in detention in Hamburg.
- A few days later Churchill was himself taken prisoner when the armoured train that he was travelling on was ambushed at Chieveley.
- From time to time there would be executions of guerillas taken prisoner by government forces.
- Taken prisoner, he was jailed and as a POW served time in Wakefield and Frongoch prisons.
- He had allowed his dear friend, his sister in Christ, to be taken prisoner by their enemies.
- He was taken prisoner by the Khmer Rouge while working in Cambodia when on the payroll of HALO.
- Never in the history of past wars has any combatant done that to enemy prisoners.
- It was only in the spring of 1942 that the SS began to send more prisoners into armaments work.
- After conquering Troy, you will need to rescue some villagers that have been taken prisoner by an unknown enemy.
2(in jail)preso masculinepresa femininerecluso masculinereclusa femininea prisoner of conscience — un preso de conciencia
- The order is taken to be a warrant committing the prisoner into custody for the Corrective Services Act.
- There was no need for another trial as the prisoners had already been tried and sentenced in an open court.
- If that proves to be the case the magistrate commits the prisoner or prisoners as happened in the present case.
- Her fear is that of a prisoner, awaiting execution, in the merciless sunlight of an American dream.
- As of January this year, death row contained 3,697 prisoners awaiting execution.
- The conflict was concluded by the treaty of Westphalia in 1648, by which time Charles was a prisoner awaiting trial.
- And one in six prisoners are on remand-people awaiting trial who have been convicted of no crime.
- Prisoners can also be victims of crime, committed by other prisoners, guards, or the state.
- Whether a prisoner awaiting execution has the right to have a baby, is a point of dispute in the legal field.
- At trial, the prisoners had the right to challenge the lawfulness of their detention.
- In his view, the conduct of the prisoners in these Russian trials is in full accord with the Russian character.
- Certainly, the cost to society of convicted prisoners who commit further crimes as soon as they are released is a high one.
- Nearly four thousand prisoners currently await their fate on death row.
- A habeas corpus writ requires the release of a prisoner held without trial or lawful charge.
- The American Bar Association has been fiercely critical of the way that prisoners have been treated legally.
- The guards were impressed with the quiet prisoner who accepted his punishment without insubordination.
- At the time of the offences the appellant was either in custody on remand or as a serving prisoner.
- A third of all inmates are remand prisoners who are awaiting trial or sentencing.
- In August 2001, he began a relationship with a woman who was a serving prisoner.
- The cells are used to hold prisoners awaiting trial, or following conviction, pending transfer to a main prison.
3(person arrested)detenido masculinedetenida feminine
4(accused)reo masculineacusado masculineacusada feminine
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