In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(in contempt case)embargar(property in litigation) secuestrar
- After the war in 1944 German property in Belgium was sequestered, and the shares in the subsidiary sold.
- Hence, several farms have not been able to sell their milk, which was sequestered by the local health authorities and destroyed.
- That runs counter to the finding of the judge that he has realisable assets in a certain amount in excess of those sums which have been sequestered.
- Unable to protect the ones he loves from the life that has chosen him, Frank sequesters himself, putting all his time and energy into his work.
- And since last night, the bearded mentor had sequestered himself in his prayer closet, taking only water as he fasted.
- Eventually he sequestered himself in a tower on Mt. Soledad, overlooking La Jolla, and wrote book after book after book.
- Plus it was nice that the festival organizers didn't sequester you from the other musicians.
- So they actually bought their own small roulette wheel, sequestered themselves in their rooms at the Pension Russe, spent hours practicing, and returned to play day after day.
- The domestic ideal held out to young women no longer meant that she was to be sequestered from the world in her palace; her influence could now reach past the front door.
- He then sequestered himself in a cave for nine years and sat gazing at the wall.
- Until that time would arrive, however, he was sequestered - thanks to his parents - in the family apartment just above the garage, without a single clue as to what he wanted to do with his life.
- A borderline alcoholic with a severe addiction to painkillers, he maintains a live-in girlfriend in the city under the guise of ‘working late’ at the office, while sequestering his wife and kid in the suburbs.
- We didn't see Lori for many days after that, as she chose to sequester herself in her bedroom, with only visits from a revenge-plotting Gloria to cheer her up.
- Henry David Thoreau took this to heart when he sequestered himself at Walden Pond and wrote Walden as a response to his experiences.
- I actually was sequestered in Los Angeles with everybody else who wasn't able to fly.
- In fact, practically every story written on her lately has breathlessly played up how she sequestered herself in a cabin in the woods near Ottawa in the months leading up to making the album.
- The check-in lines are long, your patience is short, and, to top it off, you're traveling for business, which means you'll likely be sequestered in a chilly conference room for much of the time you're away.
- Some soldiers had saved their mounts by hiding them on farms; other horses had been sequestered in countries far and wide.
- The facts of these soldiers' cases are under wraps, partly because they've been sequestered from the media by their commander.
- I've become such an effective slacker in the past week that, after some conversations with friends and family, I've decided to sequester myself from the Internet for the next three days.
- Lately I've been feeling somewhat unwanted by some of my friends, so I'm choosing to sequester myself a little and stop hassling people.
- Yet he himself was a middle-class intellectual who disdained the working class and sequestered himself for decades inside the British Library in lieu of direct observation of the conditions he railed against.
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