In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(break)masculine respiromasculine descansomasculine aliviofeminine treguawe worked for weeks without (a) respite — trabajamos semanas enteras sin (un) respiro / sin descansar
- she gets no respite from the constant pain — nunca siente alivio del dolor
- The charity concentrates on providing happy memories for the child and their family as well as respite from their normal routines of hospitals, doctors and treatment.
- Under the mixed-mode plans, residents would have no respite from landings, as both runways would be used from 4am to 11.30 pm.
- Well, all the girls and teachers at the school are currently enjoying their Christmas holidays, a well earned respite from work and studies.
- Neither one has been able to continue to work at what they are most passionate about: helping people with fatal diseases gain some respite from pain.
- It is a time of some rest and perhaps a respite from a busy year of teaching.
- Charlie wasn't sure if she should try to keep the girl awake or not, but at last decided to give her respite from the pain by letting her rest.
- To ensure personnel obtain adequate respite from sea service, operational relief rules are amended to incorporate a people element.
- Colourful deck umbrellas offer respite from the heat.
- On a cloudless day during the hot season, the walk can turn out to be quite uncomfortable, for there are no shady trees to provide respite from the heat and the dust.
- The combination of shade and dappled sunlight encourages people to stop and enjoy a cool, quiet respite from a busy day.
- The heat that day was relentless, and in the west they could see the gathering cumulus clouds that promised a storm, welcome respite from the heat.
- This phase of the campaign permitted brief, intermittent intervals in rest camps, but respite from the fighting was rare.
- There are 300 hectares of parks, gardens and green areas within the city boundaries so you're never short of a place of respite from the sightseeing.
- It seems now that the short remainder of my life will offer me little respite from woe and anguish.
- They have no respite from routine school activities even during holidays.
- The brief respite from the pain was used to gasp for breath and try to collect herself.
- Everyone is scurrying for shade and some respite from the sun.
- This would be followed by a short period of peace with respite from the pressure inside his head.
- Then I yanked out another and another and another without pausing to give myself respite from the pain.
- Occasional large rocks offer respite from the wind during a well-earned rest.
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