In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(severely)con severidadcon rigurosidadseveramenterigurosamente
- Chirac declared that entry points into EU countries would have to be much more strictly controlled and demanded consistent procedures to combat people smugglers.
- Mauritanian society is strictly divided into a rigid caste system that flies in the face of the country's supposed march towards political liberalisation.
- The government strictly enforces price controls on basic items as well as rent control laws, that help low-income people get by.
- While loving the life of a playgirl on Mustique, she also demanded that protocol be strictly observed.
- A report on the current situation says that no infected animals or people have been found in Bulgaria, and imports from neighbouring countries are strictly controlled.
- The media is strictly controlled, and foreign publications are routinely censored or banned.
- The size and location of supermarkets is strictly controlled.
- The sale of these chemicals is strictly controlled by the international chemical weapons convention, to which Britain is a signatory, and any sale to nations that may use them as a weapon of war is illegal.
- No longer are our children required to learn to think, but only to memorize, with the material to be memorized strictly controlled by teachers, school boards, and religious groups.
- But it was not easy to ask a doctor to make a home visit to a terminally ill patient because medicines used to relieve pain - such as morphine - are strictly controlled.
- Added to this, all opposition parties remain banned (the President got a 98% vote) and the Internet is strictly controlled.
- But it insists that these programmes be carefully targeted, strictly enforced, and rigorously evaluated.
- This usage ‘problem’ applies also to vaccines for childhood illnesses, where the total lifetime demand is strictly limited to a fixed number of doses per child.
- Although demand is soaring, they are still not strictly enforceable in English and Welsh courts, though judges may taken them into account.
- It supports ongoing audit initiatives by ensuring controls and policies are strictly enforced, in order to ensure compliance across the enterprise.
- ‘Whenever excise goods are sold in the country, the payment of excise taxes will be strictly controlled,’ Al-Dejburi said.
- This detour only serves to underscore Leigh's message at the expense of the film's continuity and flow - which is strictly rigid to begin with.
- Restoration of the diploid stage is often strictly controlled and brings together products separated at the first meiotic division.
- Beijing strictly controls the prices companies can charge for their products, always keeping them low enough to maintain growth regardless of international crude oil prices.
- ‘Access to an airport restricted zone where this robbery took place should be strictly controlled,’ the spokesman said.
2(rigorously)estrictamenteen rigoren sentido estrictohablando con propiedadsmoking is strictly prohibited — fumar está terminantemente prohibido
- strictly speaking — hablando con propiedad
3(exactly)totalmentethat's not strictly true — eso no es totalmente / del todo cierto
- In those arenas in which segregation was either law or custom, it was applied strictly and rigidly.
- More strictly speaking, the word nebula should be reserved for gas and dust clouds and not for groups of stars.
- The government, elected after all on a promise not to raise taxes, has, strictly speaking, kept its word.
- Although the organisation is, strictly speaking, a development and not an emergency relief agency, distinctions like that pale when faced with the scale of such a disaster.
- These have also been coded as zero to denote missing data, though strictly speaking their failure to reply is more indicative of the question not being applicable to them.
- The " no work, no pay " rule has been strictly applied to workers who strike illegally.
- My understanding is that a letter has been written to the Court indicating that it will do it - strictly speaking, this application is an ex parte application.
- Here again Alter's version is more literary and, strictly speaking, more accurate.
- This particular hillside is locally referred to as Wet Rain Hill, though strictly speaking the name also applies to the entire hill on which the village is built.
- In my opinion, it was not intended that the provincial court judge strictly apply the rules of evidence.
- The risk is that accounting firms will apply rules so strictly that financial reports become less useful to investors.
- Why did both card designers tag the architecture in this landscape with encryptions of Irishness that are not, strictly speaking, accurate?
- Not all these are strictly speaking political blogs, but then again, politics isn't just what happens in Canberra or Washington D.C…
- It is somewhat difficult to compare the standard of proof required because the evidentiary rules are not strictly applied before a disciplinary tribunal.
- As far as we know, only Cornuet et al. and Nielsen et al. strictly applied this rule and considered a testing data set.
- In other words, strictly speaking, there are no irreversible processes.
- Bolton Abbey is perhaps Wharfedale's most famous landmark, however, strictly speaking this name relates only to the attractive village adjacent to the ruins of Bolton Priory.
- In the case of homonymy it could be argued that we are dealing, strictly speaking, with two different words which happen to share the same phonological form.
- Dealers have some latitude in how strictly to apply certain rules.
- In some areas, women are supposed to wear long-hemmed skirts, but this rule is not strictly applied.
4(exclusively)exclusivamentethis is strictly between ourselves — que quede entre nosotros
- Robert McCorquodale suggests that an approach less rigid that a strictly legal approach should now be taken to self-determination.
- To begin with, it's a massively multiplayer online game, meaning that the game takes place strictly online, involving other players from across the globe.
- Is the energy giant guilty of wrongdoing, or was it strictly business as usual?
- People are learning English as a second language - that is, as a business language, strictly communicative and idiom-neutral.
- But York Archaeological Trust's latest venture is strictly surface-bound and involves the transformation of an under-used city centre churchyard.
- In other words, groups should at best only have a veto on matters that strictly involve the right of self-government and not on ordinary legislation.
- The conference ran on strictly professional lines.
- This is strictly business - a two-hour meeting and a 90-minute working lunch.
- The betrothal was arranged by the parents as a strictly business contract.
- ‘Our relations with the companies are strictly professional and serious,’ Apostolov said.
- That's not uncommon in ordinary business, but then football isn't always run on strictly business lines - are vested interests at stake?
- But you shouldn't limit your contacts to strictly business settings.
- He may have gotten the job because of family ties, but from the start, Pin made clear he was going to be strictly professional.
- Certain service firms also sprang up within the area, but these aimed to satisfy a strictly local demand.
- The film-makers argue that the only reason they keep producing movies for young audiences is strictly because of market demand.
- Obviously the strictly material help is necessary and welcome; it is the right of any citizen irrespective of colour, creed or status.
- Mises' views on gold are based strictly on supply/demand considerations.
- In many cases, highly personal matters prevent the transfer from being a strictly business matter.
- But now the decision whether to host the Olympics has become strictly a business decision, with sport being a spin-off.
- I agreed with him on some things, disagreed on many more, but it was all strictly business - I never hated him, or even particularly disliked him.
- It has remained strictly business, never personal.
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