In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1revuelta femininelevantamiento masculinesublevación feminineto rise up in revolt against sb/sth — sublevarse / alzarse contra algn/algo
- it was a gesture of revolt against her parents — fue un gesto de rebeldía contra sus padres
1Politicssublevarserebelarsealzarseto revolt against sb/sth — rebelarse contra algn/algo
- The ballet tells the story of the slave-leader Spartacus who incites his fellow slaves to revolt against their Roman oppressors.
- Perhaps the best evidence of the poor quality of Texas' public schools is the fact that its graduates didn't spend Independence Day revolting against their state legislators.
- Efforts on the part of the Sicilians to revolt against the new laws were quickly suppressed, often brutally.
- Or will it revolt against being dragged down into economic and climatic chaos?
- The exiles followed the Dalai Lama, the supreme Tibetan Buddhist leader, who fled Tibet after a failed 1959 revolt against Chinese rule.
- Instead, he calls for the poor to rise up and revolt.
- Five calls described the intent of passengers and surviving crew members to revolt against the hijackers.
- Beleaguered Bush aides say they can fight who they're supposed to, Democrats, not fellow Republicans revolting against their leader.
- He urged people to revolt against the established government and turn the revolution against the king although he preferred to remain aloof from the actual events.
- It was only over one year later that the opposition was able to revolt against and topple Milosevic.
- Other planets that are revolting have already aligned under a human leader, and unless we create order here, we shall surely fall, be it to Talon, or the Kashiza, or even ourselves.
- All over the globe men are revolting against old systems of exploitation and oppression, and out of the wombs of a frail world, new systems of justice and equality are being born.
- Are they waiting for the public to revolt one day?
- And there will be blood, too, or else people will start to revolt against the Lone Guard and Miskavel's purification.
- The issues over which the five revolted were: the presidency, federalism, women's rights, and the permanent constitution.
- This violence is directed towards other national states, and the state's own population who revolt against the oppression they suffer.
- Bosnia and Herzegovina rose up and revolted against the high taxes imposed by the Ottoman authorities.
- On the other hand, the first thing the people of Sidon did when they revolted was to make for the local paradise and inflict terrible injuries on the vegetation.
- Even as they haggled over the small print with the French, British officials were encouraging Arab nobles to revolt against the Ottomans.
- He urged workers around the world to revolt against their rulers.
2literary(feel revulsion)to revolt at sth
- my insides revolted at the thought — se me revolvía el estómago de solo pensarlo
- What revolted was that Oliva reached his damnable decision alone.
- ‘Common sense revolts at the idea,’ Justice Douglas wrote.
- But it is so ethically problematic that the mind revolts at the thought that it could be true.
1darle asco ashe was revolted by the smell — el olor le dio asco / le repugnó
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