In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(chastisement)castigo masculinethe punishment the criminal received — el castigo / la condena que recibió el delincuente
- he took his punishment like a man — sufrió el castigo sin quejarse
- let the punishment fit the crime — que el castigo sea acorde con la gravedad del delito
- Condemnatory judgments, for example, may be accompanied by impulses of retribution and punishment.
- In the event of violation, both the producer and the retailer would be subject to severe punishment.
- The punishment is so severe that it is a deterrent for the criminal to commit the crime.
- Security software firms have welcomed the imposition of some punishment in the case.
- Usually, police can only arrest someone for an offence which carries a punishment of at least five years in jail.
- Outraged society then demands punishment, for it is a point of principle that offenders must pay for their misdeeds.
- I know we are not supposed to go there and if we do, we can face severe punishment.
- These are very serious and grave matters which call for severe punishment.
- The new regional law has named severe punishment towards those who dare to chop or destroy the old trees.
- As a society we have grown to accept hasty judgement and instant, severe punishment as the desirable norm.
- Obviously the crimes ear-marked for the extra tax are not of the magnitude which deserve severe punishment.
- Those who profit through spreading rumours should receive severe punishment.
- As a common law offence, the punishment can carry anything up to a life sentence.
- Severe punishment and bans may change the behaviour of a minority, but it will not change the attitude of the majority of bigots.
- Some of these decisions are applications of the requirement of proportionality of punishment to offence.
- He was sentenced at Hull Crown Court to a 100-hour community punishment order for the offence.
- Scandalising the court is a form of contempt that can lead to the imposition of punishment.
- Martin said this would bring the level of punishment in line with offences against police officers.
- However, the Court of Appeal refused to accept that this amounted to the imposition of punishment without trial.
- We bore harsh criticism for our efforts and some of us suffered severe punishment.
2(rough treatment)it's taken a lot of punishment — ha sido muy baqueteado informal
- he took a lot of punishment in the seventh round — se llevó una buena paliza en el séptimo asalto
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