In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbredrew, redrawn
1(boundary/map) volver a trazar(guidelines) revisar
- Hence, while necessary, ‘drawing the line’ is at the same time impossible, for each drawing of the line redoubles and redraws the line.
- The conference organizers set out to understand how the boundaries of activism are redrawn in the age of new media.
- Plans for a racecourse in Salford are being redrawn.
- Battles drew and redrew the political map of the continent over the last two millennia.
- A reclining woman seems to turn her body as he draws and redraws her folded legs.
- Drawing and redrawing a line through the ashes, the stiletto operates in short bursts of activity after remaining still for long periods of time.
- The law now allows the Legislature to redraw its own districts every 10 years to reflect the population changes in the most recent census.
- Civil emergency plans were repeatedly redrawn and elaborate dress rehearsals staged to cover every conceivable crisis.
- The Democrats are protesting Republican plans to redraw congressional districts.
- Clarity has been aided substantially by having unnecessary information removed from diagrams before they were redrawn.
- Every decade the state redraws its political boundaries to reflect population changes.
- Congressional districts are redrawn through a bill approved in the Legislature.
- With the Netherlands also expected to vote against on Wednesday, the proposed future of Europe may now have to be completely redrawn.
- The Government wants the matter resolved quickly so electoral boundaries can be redrawn before the next State election.
- It's a piece of history drawn in my mind that cannot be redrawn.
- It has redrawn the electoral boundaries, will use intimidation at the polling stations and has apparently falsified the electoral roll.
- Rather than reproduce these sometimes technical diagrams, they are redrawn in a more accessible form.
- Maps must be periodically redrawn, adjusted to our changed sense of Australia and its changing relations with the world.
- Regimes may change, borders may be redrawn, billions of euros and dollars may be spent but in the end nothing really changes.
- It was born 50 years ago, and the world has to live with it just as it does with the borders of Europe, that are redrawn every time there is a war or political upheaval.
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