In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(subjugation)sometimiento masculinesujeción femininesubjection to sb/sth — sometimiento / sujeción a algn/algo
- we lived in subjection to our father's whim — vivíamos sometidos al capricho de nuestro padre
- the people were kept in subjection by the military — los militares tenían sometido / sojuzgado al pueblo
- God's kingdom is one of fatherly and motherly compassion, not dominating majesty or slavish subjection.
- Although Thurman's character ultimately triumphs, the most memorable sequences by far involve her humiliation, subjection and abuse at the hands of three tormentors.
- Education meant the inculcation of truths as dogmas, the institutionalization of habits of obedience, the subjection of the individual to the community.
- Harlech, standing proudly upon the cliff edge that used to form the coastline, seems to best represent the symbolism of subjection that Edward I intended.
- No critique of dominance or subjection, certainly not of objectification, can be grounded in a vision of reality in which all sense perceptions are just sense perceptions.
2(making subject)sometimiento masculine
3formal(exposure)subjection to sth — exposición a algo feminine
- subjection to high temperatures — exposición a altas temperaturas
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