In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(bring under control)(person) someter(person) dominar(passion/anger) contener(passion/anger) domeñar literary
- These, when provided with permanent garrisons, would become the centres from which the countryside could be subdued and governed.
- Some of them want to flaunt affluence in all sorts of ways while others subdue their inclination to spend or buy property.
- How can we possibly afford to subdue country after country in war?
- You can hear him subdue an audience that he himself has aroused.
- Jag Johal and police service dog Stryker helped subdue the suspects and both were arrested.
- It subdues their emotional force by assigning rational meaning to them, however irrational or incomprehensible the impressions might originally have been.
- During the training, she learnt to deliver several punches and elbow blows so quickly they would subdue an aggressor before he knew what hit him.
- So, they throw like girls, which implies weakness, yet they were vicious attackers who needed to be subdued with significant force?
- West Midlands police used a non-lethal Taser stun gun to subdue one of the bombing suspects captured last week.
- They were a thorn in the side of the occupying Roman forces, who had to subdue these hostile natives if they were to establish, safely, the new capital of Londinium.
- In some cases, security meant subduing forces inimical to that government.
- He began to assert his authority from about 1045, calling upon his feudal lord King Henri I of France to assist him in subduing rebellious barons, finally defeating their assembled forces near Caen in 1047.
- But the failure to subdue the insurgencies in both countries has produced differences over how to proceed.
- This explains why the pro-hunt protesters were subdued not by policemen, but by a group of men in frock coats who looked like they belonged to John Cleese's Ministry of Silly Walks.
- The Secret Service responded, dousing the fire and subduing the man.
- We cannot let them succeed, for, as Benjamin Franklin put it, ‘Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.’
- Blair passed over his best chance to subdue his friend and rival by moving him to the Foreign Office in the wake of the last election landslide.
- He subdues the nations through bearing witness to the truth, suffering and offering his own life.
- Breathing deeply, I tried to subdue the gnawing feeling deep in my stomach.
- His desire to realize Henry VIII's plan to subdue French influence in Scotland and achieve the union of the Crowns became an obsession.
- Once England is subdued, French forces need to turn on Germany / Scandinavia, with an excursion into the Med. if resources permit.
- They forced their way in from all directions and surrounded the blacks in a way that subdued them without firing a shot.
- The main aim of the wars of new generation is to subdue other countries.
- Roles include trying to subdue psychotic children, breaking up fights in the school yard and general administrative duties.
- That they did, but with such a heavy hand that the narcotic gas used to subdue the terrorists also accounted for over 100 hostages.
- In Germany, two robbers chose an unique method of subduing their victim when they left a taxi driver glued to his steering wheel and escaped with 300 euros.
- Underdevelopment is the process by which capitalist forces expand to subdue and impoverish the Third World.
- The British air force went in and subdued his own tribal allies.
- That defeat, time and again, cannot subdue some men is not merely amazing, it is moving.
- Under this pressure, the last shogun resigned, and imperial troops easily subdued such Tokugawa forces as resisted.
- Government forces sent to subdue the rebellion actually drove more Karens into joining the rebels.
- The pair managed to subdue a man who was holding his ex-partner at knifepoint in front of their seven-year-old son.
- But the legions were forced to return several times to subdue them and Caesar finally lost patience, so he cut off one hand of every soldier.
- Inherent in these excerpts are not only the self-exculpatory motives but also the persuasive elements of domination deliberately subduing the coercive aspects of an unequal relationship.
- His forces killed thousands of Bengalis in a systematic attempt to subdue their struggle for liberation and independence.
- Through force of arms it had subdued the surrounding lands, though they had treated the inhabitants fairly.
- According to sacred lore, most of Bhutan's gods were subdued by early Buddhist saints.
- The settler population and government forces used extreme levels of violence to subdue the native Mexicans.
- North Ossetia lies to the west of the seething Chechnya region where Russian forces have been trying to subdue separatists for a decade.
- During the war itself, a larger invading force might have subdued his areas of support before they had time to organize.
2literary(vanquish)sojuzgar literaryhe could not subdue her proud spirit — no logró domeñar su orgulloso espíritu literary
3(reduce)(spirits) apagar(lighting) atenuar
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