In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tobacco/drugs) contrabandear(tobacco/drugs) pasar de contrabando(drugs/tobacco) hacer contrabando dethey were smuggled out of the country — los sacaron clandestinamente del país
- he smuggled the watches past / through customs — pasó los relojes de contrabando
- I smuggled her into my room — la hice entrar a mi habitación a escondidas
- Organized crime uses our ports to smuggle everything from heroin to guns to illegal immigrants.
- In the years after independence, Macedonia launched a clamp-down on cigarette smuggling.
- The pictures show baby lemurs from Madagascar that have been illegally smuggled into the country.
- They also have enforcement of copyright laws and tighter control on pirated goods being smuggled into the country.
- Armed robberies, fuel and cigarette smuggling, money-laundering and counterfeiting must also end.
- Now the governments of the UK and Jamaica are spending £2m on a crackdown on cocaine smuggling.
- Strict penalties will be handed out to those involved in the smuggling or illegal collection of birds, he added.
- Velchev said they played a role in the smuggling of excise goods such as cigarettes and liquor.
- Aren't almost all handguns used in crimes stolen or smuggled into the country illegally already?
- In the border area of Entikong and Tebedu, timber smuggling is increasingly rife and openly practiced.
- To make sure the Merry Men did not get new hardware, he cracked down on smuggling and the black market.
- Eight of the nine had previously pleaded guilty to being involved in the dealing of smuggling cigarettes.
- He faces up to 10 years in jail for illegally smuggling arms into India.
- So long as there is a demand for the produce, illegal excavations and the smuggling of antiquities will continue.
- There are at least seven million legal weapons in Germany, but perhaps twice that number in illegal guns smuggled in.
- Revenue was also busy cracking illegal cigarette and tobacco smuggling.
- He says his only link to the attack is an admission he hired two vans which he believed would be used for cigarette smuggling.
- Thailand's police are on the alert for an increase in smuggling of diesel oil at sea.
- The packets of cigarettes were being smuggled inside cans labelled as peas or beans.
- The 1990s saw a massive increase in the smuggling of tobacco and cigarettes into the United Kingdom.
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