In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(consign, demote)to relegate sth/sb to sth — relegar algo/a algn a algo
- In the United States, he is relegated to subordinate positions and rendered passive by white society.
- Most of them were relegated to rear echelon positions or they were stewards on the boats or on the ships.
- Many of them complain about the second-class role they were relegated to.
- They have already been relegated from division one of the league only winning one of their thirteen games.
- Indeed, most of the program-related discussion is relegated to a couple of chapters buried deep in the middle of the book.
- The purpose of mutual assistance in time of illness or death was often relegated to a second position, after moral improvement.
- Though relegated in the league they will still be competing in the senior championship in 2005.
- As the present academic system is totally different, the importance of good handwriting has been relegated to the background.
- And that is not to say that the poll will result in the childcare issue being relegated to the footnotes of party manifestos.
- A win in this match by either club will go a long way towards guaranteeing a place in the Premier Division next season as only one team will be relegated.
- Those who did not tell the president what he wanted to hear were relegated to positions of little influence.
- I'm so pleased that he has been relegated to another set of duties.
- Inferior premier league football clubs get relegated and replaced by new contenders every season.
- As a result, even a three-year-old boy becomes the legal chief of the family and his mother is relegated to an inferior social status.
- Under such a setup, religion is relegated to the realm of the private, and in the public domain it is merely an agent for the delivery of social welfare.
- Curries were relegated to just breakfast and lunches at home.
- I also saw that men were relegated to supporting the status quo even at their own expense if they choose to accept it.
- The music, his real career, was relegated to after-hours and vacations.
- The supernatural is relegated to the rank of mild amusement.
- Not that they can't make quilts, but it has been relegated to a craft and an inferior position for so long.
- The new blueprint would also relegate two teams from Division 1.
- It's as if our ability to find excitement in the world around us has been relegated to only those activities that charge for admission.
- Privatization can only mean less control is vested in public discourse and more is relegated to the demands of profit.
- We feel that economic failure has created a situation where survival and law have been relegated to antagonistic positions.
- She would be relegated to the ranks of his subordinates once more.
2BritishSportthe team was relegated to the third division — el equipo descendió / bajó a tercera división
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