In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(schedule/treatment) duro(pace) agotador(pace) extenuante
- The sun was in a punishing mood even at four in the evening.
- Seven years later, It began a permanent presence in Cuba to expose the true human cost of the punishing U.S. embargo.
- The survivors then had to make a punishing trek to an oasis 22 km away, where Haslam died.
- The sense of punishing frustration is heightened by the pounding rain in the opening scene, mirrored later by the emergency fire sprinklers that soak Banek's law offices.
- Lesson for the kids out there: during a two-week period of punishing humidity, wearing socks is just part of the social contract.
- At the starter's pistol, LaBuff, 23, immediately set a punishing early pace.
- You don't have to be in the path of a catastrophic hurricane to feel its punishing impact.
- Many Hindus were forced to convert to Islam to escape from the punishing taxes.
- He believed, as virtually every historian now does, that the Treaty of Versailles was unjust and punishing.
- Police departments generally tend to put a greater emphasis on punishing failure than on rewarding success.
- With the punishing economic downturn, police officers in many American cities are confronting what they describe as a surge in property crime.
- The obvious antidote is not taking on such punishing workloads.
- Austrian filmmaker Hubert Sauper paints Tanzania as the victim of a complex and punishing dynamic that exists between industrialized nations and the developing world.
- But a private company faces a much more punishing feedback mechanism - namely, bankruptcy - to ensure accountability than any public enterprise.
- To support her family, Ratcliffe plunged into a punishing work schedule.
- The only man to retire from the punishing demands of the heavyweight category unbowed by defeat in any fight was Rocky Marciano.
- You really do not expect a fellow human being to wantonly attack your livelihood with such punishing vigour and regularity.
- Family and friends blamed a punishing work schedule for his collapse.
- Getting shipshape in the New Year doesn't have to be punishing or expensive.
- Those European fires are being fueled in part by a punishing heat wave that's lasted now for more than a week.
- The noise level can be quite punishing, for a start.
- His punishing straight-line style makes up for a lack of a second gear.
- Bearing most of the costs and almost none of the rewards for their work, the vast majority of recording artists complete their contracts under a punishing cloud of debt.
- Skinner also used a second type of punishing stimulus called the bar slap.
- Running 10 miles in a cross chop is punishing in any boat.
- He is insatiable in the quest for honours - often putting himself through a punishing schedule.
- Despite his accomplishments, Andrew Carnegie will always be most remembered for punishing labor.
- Kiarostami is on cutting duties again, and his edit makes for moments of punishing suspense.
- But he can be a punishing runner and has good speed.
- Veteran coach Robert Waseige, who had heart surgery earlier this year, put his squad through a punishing schedule.
- Libya's stunning decision yesterday to surrender its weapons of mass destruction followed two decades of international isolation and some of the world's most punishing economic sanctions.
- There are other applications of punishing procedures.
- In the winter, Kathy follows a punishing routine of heavy weight training with the help of personal trainer Mike Smith.
- He's a punishing runner with great desire who has improved his speed.
- They owned the league's most punishing running game, one that gouged out nearly five yards per carry.
- Plus he had a punishing travel schedule to keep in touch with his constituents.
- Ariel Sharon vowing there will be no letup in his punishing policies.
- It was hard to imagine how that merry prankster and mistress of worthy causes could be subject to such punishing mood swings.
1the furniture has taken a real punishing — han baqueteado mucho los muebles informal
- his opponent took a punishing — su rival se llevó una buena paliza
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