In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1puniblepunishable by sth — penado con algo
- an offense punishable by life imprisonment — un delito penado con cadena perpetua
- If such information is leaked to overseas media, this may be a criminal act punishable by imprisonment.
- Caging and displaying parrots and parakeets is illegal and punishable by a fine and up to five years in prison.
- That is dishonorable and punishable by death, if you follow the old samurai credo!
- In Victoria, begging is a criminal offence punishable by imprisonment under the Vagrancy Act.
- Instead, they face charges of criminal mischief, punishable by up to two years in the penitentiary.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.