In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(demonstration) sentada feminine(demonstration) sitin masculine Mexico(strike) encierro masculine(strike) ocupación feminine(del lugar de trabajo) (strike) toma feminine
- A man is threatening to stage a sit-in at a hospital until he is given an operation to end nine months of agony.
- Traditional radical actions like sit-ins, mass protest, even riots are belittled as ‘spectacles with radium half-lives’.
- We expect university campuses to be occupied, and thousands of schoolchildren have pledged to stage sit-ins or demand debates.
- University students continue to organise stoppages, marches, hunger strikes, occupations and sit-ins in the major cities.
- The blockade follows demonstrations and a week-long sit-in and hunger strike at the regional office.
- Rallies, protests, sit-ins, and marches have today been held in the town centre.
- There were demonstrations, sit-ins and clashes with the troops who occupied the campus.
- It said that the demonstrations, sit-ins and hunger strikes have the result of disrupting social stability.
- The country has enough problems on its hands right now and we cannot allow strikes and sit-ins at this point.
- In communities across the province, people will visit constituency offices to stage sit-ins or protest outside.
- She wanted to preserve the brazen fighting spirit the students had exhibited in their sit-in protests.
- While a student at Hornsey he took part in sit-ins and demonstrations before becoming disillusioned with student politics.
- This was a time of rallies, demonstrations, sit-ins, walkouts, and protests of every kind, and the music reflected the spirit of the time.
- There have been marches, protests, and sit-ins that have been put down by the police with force.
- Their protest language was manifested in the forms of marches, sit-ins, freedom rides, and boycotts.
- A few weeks later nurses held a number of protest gatherings and sit-ins.
- It was the culmination of years of boycotts and demonstrations, of freedom rides and sit-ins, of protest and struggle, of sacrifice and suffering.
- Television cameras covered the marches, boycotts, sit-ins and when demonstrators were confronted by Police.
- Many of the movement's standard methods of protest, like boycotts and sit-ins, were aimed at private businesses, not the state.
- The strikers organised a sit-in demonstration and mass rally on July 9, the final day of the strike.
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