In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(allowance)ración feminineration coupon — cupón de racionamiento masculine
- Petrol was scarce in the world let alone Ireland and was available on ration for essential services such as fire, ambulance, police, taxi and doctors.
- They came out dry and floury, like something one would expect from a wartime ration.
- So the refugees are having to swap some of their meager food ration for other vital supplies that they are not given.
- For example a 1,200-pound mature horse at maintenance may need the total ration to supply 1.5 to 1.75 pounds of protein per day to meet these needs.
- Two pounds of food a day was their ration, including ‘meat fibre mixed with fat’.
- Cows are fed a total mixed ration and those yielding over 25 litres are fed concentrates in the parlour.
- Ivan Denisovich eats the half ration of bread he brought with him.
- Sweets had gone on ration in 1939, along with sugar and most other food and clothing items.
- The food ration is enclosed in yellow plastic bags.
- All milking females are fed the same ration and no allowances is made for stage of lactation.
- He urged processors to bring in a subsidy on ration to help farmers' meet extra feed costs.
- The first type, people come once a week, are weighed and measured, and receive their weekly ration.
- Although even those sacred cows have had their hay ration reduced in the last few years.
- Food, previously supplied on ration, is scarce and expensive.
- We allowed the staff to use the card to buy the ration for themselves.
- While they wait for the train, the prisoners eat their meager ration of bread.
- He bursts into laughter as he recalls the time a soldier from Liverpool accidentally dropped his bread ration into the soup.
- For example, it significantly reduced ration and fuel costs through consolidated contracting and distribution.
- Slave families typically received a scant weekly ration of cornmeal and fatty pork.
- Back in the barracks, Ivan Denisovich hides a portion of his bread ration inside his mattress.
2rations pluralvíveres masculineto put sb on short rations — reducirle la ración a algn
1(food/goods) racionarwe were rationed — nos racionaban la comida
- I'll have to ration you to two slices of bread — te voy a tener que racionar el pan a dos rebanadas
- Petrol rationing during the war slowed this trend.
- In the case of the Working for Families package, the government is giving us back rationed amounts of our own money.
- Brigid didn't understand it all, but because of some health problem Bob was strictly rationed with his daily input of liquid.
- The continuation of war-time rationing squeezed living standards, while exports were increased.
- Congestion charges are intended to ration a congested resource to those who value it the most.
- Herring was one of the few foods that were not rationed during the war.
- Electricity supplies were rationed because of frozen coal stocks, difficulties on the roads and labour unrest.
- You could ration care, and only pay for a limited number of services.
- But native Canadians still resent that their rights are rationed out by Parliament.
- Maybe it stems from my experiences in secondary education when all writing materials were strictly rationed.
- Waiting for services becomes the only way to ration the supply.
- Carefully we rationed out about 13 milliliters each and then made a small toast for Christmas.
- "We need to ration health resources, " she said.
- The patient's physician did not want to be the one to ration resources at the bedside.
- Elective services are being severely rationed around the country - with no debate.
- The summer itself was the driest since 1995, the year of water rationing.
- Instead of being a right, walking has become a privilege to be carefully rationed.
- He sent him to Bombay to arrange for the release of the strictly rationed newsprint.
- Currently, the US is rationing the supply of flu vaccine to the most at risk.
- The solution, according to my vet, is carefully rationing her food.
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