In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(uncontrolled)(inflation) galopante(growth) desenfrenado(crime) endémicothe ivy was running rampant over the garden — la hiedra crecía exuberante por todo el jardín
- disease was rampant — proliferaban las enfermedades
- Council tax, on the other hand, is based on property values and so can throw up all sorts of anomalies, especially at times of rampant house price inflation.
- The state of the economy and the rampant spread of methamphetamine use has many not caring how they go about getting the tourist to hand over the money.
- Inflation was rampant (reaching around 1,000 per cent in Argentina) and currencies collapsed.
- Online rumors and misinformation are rampant and can spread like wildfire.
- In my view, it has always been a case of rampant U.S. Credit inflation impairing the dollar.
- Indeed, by the end of 1981 inflation was rampant, reaching 14.1 percent.
- It is also suffering from rampant inflation, resulting in strikes, protests and the collapse of business investments.
- Weeks after allegations of rampant grade inflation, Harvard University professors are being asked to justify the grades they give students.
- One main aim of this plan was to halt the rampant inflation of the Nicaraguan currency, the cordoba.
- This job, more than any other, has really opened my eyes to just how rampant and unchecked mental illness is these days.
- This could be accounted for by his being credited with reducing rampant inflation through a shock of strict monetary policies.
- One of the more insidious invasions of our privacy rights is the rampant spread of drug tests in the American workplace.
- In the early 1980s, the rampant inflation of the late 1970s came to an end much more quickly than anyone thought possible.
- Student loads have tripled, and, although grade inflation is rampant, few faculty are inclined to question the decline in standards.
- Inflation was rampant, industrial output was low and agricultural production was below prewar levels.
- Put simply, if inflation is bad, it is difficult to see why rampant house price inflation can credibly be seen as anything good.
- All wages were frozen in 1984 while inflation was rampant.
- We're also told we're experiencing rampant house price inflation which will undermine inflation targets.
- At first the deficit was partly masked by rampant inflation and partly also set off against the money coming in from privatizations.
- Individuals had to learn the importance of clean hands and basic personal sanitation to stop the rampant spread of infectious disease.
- Large ornate metal gates broke the monotony of the fencing, featuring the crest of a rampant goat and ox, and supported by two pillars crowned by identical statues of rampant elephants bearing arms.
- The massively arched door, in the style of a portcullis, is defended on either side by rampant lions, petrified in mid-snarl.
- Now the dome was restored to its original purple, and the gold rampant horse reared above it.
- In the very few crannies left behind are fleurs-de-lis, rampant lions, unicorns, dogs, and vases of flowers.
- Groups of winged sphinxes and griffins trampling fallen goats alternate with rampant goats and seated griffins.
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