In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(severe)(education/discipline) estricto(discipline/education) severo(discipline/education) riguroso(teacher) estricto(teacher) severoto be strict with sb — ser estricto / severo con algn
- It was a strict upbringing in which rules were sacrosanct, orders were obeyed without question and everyone knew their place.
- Later a delegation demanded strict action from chief minister and state home minister.
- Nowadays, strict regulations are enforced, banning any type of fishing in the immediate area.
- The foreign mujahideen still in Jolan imposed strict Islamic codes of behavior on the neighborhood.
- In the past our society imposed very strict codes of behavior, biased especially against women.
- The days of white starched aprons and strict matrons were relived when former nurse cadets staged a reunion.
- The councils are concerned that the strict rules which safeguard the public purse and which the councils themselves have to follow are not in place.
- The boys had obviously gotten a pretty strict upbringing both at home and at school.
- My parents were strict, and at the time I didn't agree with everything they did.
- The military has strict codes of behaviour and specific challenges.
- He was strict, almost Puritan in his religious beliefs, and passionate about protecting the country from Catholic threat.
- One parent is too strict with the children, the other too easy-going.
- We treat this as a matter of the utmost importance, since we have a comprehensive, strict and unbending set of standards to miss.
- Buddhist monks observe a strict code of conduct in order to discipline the body and mind.
- Families are expected to sign up for a strict behaviour code, including no returning drunk late at night or noisiness.
- His voice was hard and harsh, strict and stern, sad and happy all at the same time.
- But we are concerned about the strict time limits which we believe apply in this case.
- He was a strict and severe man but with no political ambitions.
- The years passed, and the king remained distant and strict, his land cold and harsh.
- Free from the strict discipline of military training, she threw herself into university life with abandon.
- I was also concerned about how scarily strict the authorities down here are on drug use.
- Her own domestic science lessons had been conducted by a very strict teacher.
- This logic was embraced by both anarchists and populists, and imposed a number of strict conditions on the behaviour of terrorists.
- I had a strict Islamic upbringing but I was also spoilt with many presents and toys as a young boy.
- Luther had experienced an extremely strict and harsh childhood with little love or security.
- Most people try to put at least some distance between them and their parents, particularly if they've undergone a strict upbringing.
- I glanced at Kristy but didn't get a chance to ask her if the Coach always looked that serious and strict.
- Even though his parents were very strict, he learned to stick to his decisions even if his parents disagreed.
- He said it was caused by a minority who could not get into the club, which operates a strict dress and behaviour code.
- However, in Europe too, there are strict rules about behaviour on the slopes.
- When I was a kid I read books in the strangest of places, and under the cover reading was a good idea back in the days when parents were strict about bedtime.
- During the Victorian lesson, Ms Roberts had the pupils reciting prayers by rote and kept the classroom atmosphere strict and formal.
- James Sette's mother may well have had a strict and difficult upbringing, but at least she survived to have a life.
- All parties were supposed to be observing a strict media blackout.
- Enforcing strict rules is the only option available for any vital change in our civic sense.
- Spitting in and littering of public places can be stopped by enforcing strict rules as well as fines and punishments.
- They were taught by Pythagoras himself and obeyed strict rules.
- The government operated a strict code of behaviour, with hefty fines for anyone caught littering public places.
- They also passed strict behavioral screenings and were picked from 200 candidates.
- In addition to the lack of data, a strict code of silence concerning homosexual priests has been imposed.
1.2(rigorous)(vegetarian) estricto(vegetarian) rigurososhe's a strict adherent to the rules — se adhiere estrictamente a las normas
- As I've said elsewhere, I'm quite strict in how I go about watching horror films.
- Ateeq's close friend Saud Pervez met and fell in love with Shahida Younis, a young woman who had been brought up a strict Muslim.
- And it is hard to argue with such a position if we agree that ‘very strict Muslims’ also have rights.
- Hence the ultra strict formalist can never be sure that all of maths doesn't collapse.
- People still have to learn why and how to support these strict followers of the Buddha.
- In spite of being a strict Muslim, she did not limit me to the Arabic schools, but sent me to a Catholic school.
- And certainly a strict believer in the rule of law like this Supreme Court Justice would agree.
- Now I am a strict follower of this rule about no corporal punishment whatsoever.
- And more to the point, I'm very strict about going Dutch, so that's even more money.
- And basic human empathy for anyone who isn't a strict member of their tribe is in short supply.
- But many resistance fighters are not strict Muslims, and do not pray.
2.1(exact, precise)estrictorigurosoin strict order of arrival — por riguroso / estricto orden de llegada
- in the strict sense of the word — en el sentido estricto / riguroso de la palabra
- By strict adherence to this schedule, he has been a successful, if tired, bigamist for three years.
- It is obviously impossible to love all men in any strict and true sense.
- Successful treatment requires strict adherence to directions for application.
- The Swazi demand strict adherence to rules concerned with kinship and political hierarchy.
- This group is unwavering in its strict literal interpretation of the Bible.
- Although males may avoid each other on a temporal scale, this behavior is not strict territoriality.
- Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim year, during which strict fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset.
- Cham observe a fairly strict division of labor, with women caring for children and the household.
- Reports that oil has never been higher priced are true in a strict sense, but they are heavily biased and not really accurate.
- Extra marks are awarded for neatness, good spelling and strict adherence to the curriculum.
- They demand a strict demarcation between police duties and intelligence duties.
- We want strict adherence to the Constitution as was intended by the founding fathers.
- Insiders in the strict sense are those connected with a company.
- Under a ‘stability pact’ they must maintain adherence to strict controls once they are in the system.
- Due to its strict adherence to purity, learning Dhrupad is very difficult.
- The second deficiency is concerned with the overly strict definition of selective neutrality.
- The findings indicate that there are barriers to the care when patients are dying, including the strict adherence to hospital routine.
- It turned out my concerns about strict rule interpretation were unfounded.
- While true in a strict sense, the fallacy is that most of the assumptions necessary for this argument to be true are not realistic.
- The strict reserve area of the Bialowieza forest has been a Unesco World Heritage site since 1979.
2.2(complete)absolutoin strictest secrecy — en el más absoluto secreto
- reply in the strictest confidence — se garantiza absoluta reserva
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