In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- When Francis came to, he found himself in a cavernous room, suspended a metre or more above the ground, by sturdy shackles on his wrists and ankles.
- She ran forward and quickly undid the shackles on his wrists and ankles.
- She and I would never be broken apart again, and we would never have to feel the lash of a whip, hear someone call us ugly names, feel the cold cruelty of shackles and chains about our wrists and ankles.
- The shackles on his ankles and the handcuffs on his wrist made him ache.
- As Jordan walked through the school gates it was as if iron shackles fell over his wrists and weighed him down.
- ‘I'm sorry,’ he said, and he took a pair of shackles and locked them around her wrists, chaining her to the wall.
- Finally, he reached into his knapsack, removing a pair of handcuffs and leg shackles to restrain Nathan.
- She found herself in a dark cold cell with chains around her wrists and shackles around her ankles.
- The men roughly pulled Prudence and the others from the wagon and put cast iron shackles around their wrists, attaching them to the cart so they wouldn't get away.
- The article reported that the girl was detained in handcuffs and shackles.
- He tugged on the chain connecting my shackles together
- The boy was wearing a blue and black prisoner uniform with broken shackles on his wrists and feet.
- As she moved her hand to massage her temples, she felt the weight of heavy chains and shackles around her wrists.
- She saw Avery in the prison yard hanging from the shackles on his wrists.
- He also wore shackles on his wrists and ankles as well as a metal collar around his neck to prevent his escape.
- I noticed that she had cuffs around her wrists and ankles, like shackles without the chains.
- If the pain from the raw electricity didn't kill the prisoner, the shackles would.
- Your client is not in shackles in the prison itself, only when being transported to and from…
- She could tell he was chained to a wall with iron shackles on each wrist and she assumed on his ankles too.
- They caught up surprisingly fast and one tackled me to the ground while the other placed shackles on my ankles and wrists.
1.2(constraints)ataduras femininetrabas feminineto cast off the shackles — romper las ataduras / cadenas
- McElroy, who desperately wants to throw off the shackles of the drug world, has other plans.
- With the shackles of the world cast off, he ventures off into the unknown, braving the storm to find the rainbow on the other side - just as he wants.
- If there's one thing Taha's an extremist about, it's shattering the shackles of cultural isolation.
- The secondary meaning of free, to free comics from the shackles of prejudice, had yet to be addressed.
- These are the people who yearn to get away from the shackles of the mouse and the motherboard.
- A communal project raising ostriches in the drought stricken areas of the Karas region is giving rural farmers a chance to escape the shackles of poverty.
- Was this not a historic opportunity to break free from the shackles of class oppression and found a new society?
- When you've been trapped in the shackles of ballet most of your life, escaping to the world of contemporary dance can be liberating.
- She remains voiceless but the postures and the expressions convey the intense desire to break out of conventional modes, a desire to burst forth from the shackles of male suppression.
- It is time we cast off the shackles of this oppressive existence and let liberty, personal responsibility and social tolerance flourish in New Zealand.
- Well, thankfully we have an opportunity each fall to choose cinematic options that remove (to a degree) the shackles of the corporate system.
- You can mail order to your heart's content, free from the shackles of provincial law.
- There's that secret burning desire in each of us that wants to break free from the shackles of obedience.
- Family support groups and consumers have come out in the open breaking the shackles of stigma and fighting for their rights.
- With scarcity and stagnation cast aside, the economy could finally throw off the shackles of a crude good-for-good bartering system.
- With the bailout guarantee verbally and practically in place and the vision of a new economic dawn firmly put forth, the shackles of fear that had restrained excessive debt accumulation in the past have been shed.
- This leads me to ask what differences exist between those who have broken the shackles of a common dilemma and those who have not.
- By evoking the shamelessness of the mythic trickster, the creative artist overcomes shame and breaks through the shackles of social constraint.
- This stylistic approach may have been a ploy to attract a wider reading public, but historians should more often throw off the shackles of pedantry and learn to write and read history as literature.
- I see a people who have thrown off the shackles of witchcraft, which has bound people for centuries…
2(for rope, chain)argolla feminine
- So was the shackle which fastened it to the halyard.
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