In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(forces/army) batirse en retirada(forces/army) retirarse(army/forces) replegarsemanagement retreated from their position — la dirección dio marcha atrás en cuanto a su postura
- the waters are retreating — las aguas están bajando
- winter is retreating before the warmth of spring — el invierno está cediendo paso a la primavera
- Knights of both kingdoms clashed for what seemed like half a day, and in the end, the remaining Sunfall knights fell back and retreated.
- All ships must retreat, as the enemy force is too large for us to tackle in our current status.
- I just received word that the enemy forces are retreating.
- In the summer of 1915 the Russian army retreated on its southwest front.
- With Prussian support uncut, the Russian army in Warsaw marched into Silesia forcing Italy to retreat.
- The Union troops plodded back to Washington, and Lee's army retreated to Richmond.
- With winter coming on, Napoleon finds his invasion stalled and he is forced to retreat from Russia.
- General Robert E. Lee narrowly escaped defeat this battle and the lack of men caused him and his army to retreat back in to Virginia.
- The ensuing battle was short and decisive; although both Wolfe and Montcalm were fatally wounded, the French retreated and Quebec fell.
- Each charge was fast and quick, with the Indians retreating almost as soon as the gunfire erupted from the rocks.
- This ill-fated attempt resulted in the death of several men under Pryor's command and forced the survivors to retreat downriver.
- The First Shock Army was retreating along a narrow corridor between two series of hills.
- When daylight arrived, scouting parties would work their way up over the hill in order to determine exactly how far the Army had retreated.
- Now, however, in the wake of this second wave of attack, they were retreating, having realized defeat.
- Massena attempted to lay siege to Torres Vedras, but after four months his army, starved and demoralized, was forced to retreat.
- The French army retreated towards the River Marne and it was here that both German and French armies fought out the first major battle on the Western Front.
- General Das receives word that Civantor has been forced to retreat from Canterbury.
- I gave the order to retreat after half of the squadron was destroyed.
- Throughout the early hours of the battle, the warriors repeated this action in an attempt to collapse Carter's line and force him to retreat across the river.
- In the winter of 1778, Washington's ragged army had retreated here to regroup.
1Militaryretirada femininerepliegue masculinethey were ambushed on the retreat — les tendieron una emboscada cuando se batían en retirada
- such attitudes are now on the retreat — tales actitudes están desapareciendo
- our forces are in retreat — nuestras tropas se están batiendo en retirada
- morality is in retreat — vivimos un período de decadencia moral
- to beat a retreat — batirse en retirada
- when I saw him, I beat a hasty retreat — en cuanto lo ví, puse pies en polvorosa
2(place)refugio masculinetheir country retreat — su refugio en el campo
3Religionretiro espiritual masculineejercicios espiritualesto go on a retreat — hacer un retiro espiritual
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