In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fidelity/revenge/allegiance) jurarthey swore an oath of obedience to their queen — juraron obediencia a la reina
- it's the truth, I swear it — es verdad, te lo juro
- she swears blind she didn't know — jura y perjura que no lo sabía
- I could've sworn I left it there — hubiera jurado que lo dejé ahí
- do you swear to tell the truth? — ¿jura usted decir la verdad?
- to swear an affidavit — hacer una declaración jurada
- On 20 January 2001, George W Bush swore the oath of office as the 43rd President of the US.
- Spike Milligan was born in India yet denied a British passport because, although he had served and risked his life for King and country, he refused to swear the oath of allegiance.
- He swore a pledge of fidelity, not an easy thing for him.
- They will swear an oath of allegiance to the Queen, and pledge to respect the UK's laws, rights and freedoms.
- You stood there with your hand on the bible and swore an oath.
- Among them the fact that it was the judge and jury who swore an oath to render a true and just decision.
- Radical plans to require immigrants to swear an oath of allegiance to Britain were yesterday unveiled by the inquiry into the summer riots in Bradford, Oldham and Burnley.
- Speaking in Commercial Radio's Tea Cup in a Storm, Leung stressed that should he swear an oath, he would do so with dignity.
- And if my democratically-elected MP fails to swear an oath of allegiance to the Queen, why will they be barred from entering Parliament to represent me?
- The oath sworn by new citizens remains the source of some bitterness among traditionalists north of the Border, who claim it ignores Scotland's unique history.
- Kingston's mayor will attend the ceremonies and new citizens will swear the oath of allegiance and make a pledge of citizenship before being given a British nationality certificate.
- Many have pointed out the absurdity of asking new citizens to swear an oath to the Queen, when a large number of citizens born here would probably refuse to do the same.
- They swore an oath to uphold the Constitution of the United States.
- To start the renunciation procedure, you have to be outside of the United States and swear your oath of renunciation to a U.S. consular officer.
- Once there, frightened of Injun Joe, they decided to swear an oath that they won't tell anyone what they just witnessed.
- That decision caused uproar as the MPs refuse to swear the oath of allegiance to the queen, meaning they cannot take their seats, speak in debates or vote.
- There were no photographs or transcripts of the testimony, and the two men would not agree to swear an oath, conditions George Bush defended.
- She's as aware as anyone that the lusty thoughts she inspires are the foundation of her celebrity, yet she's sworn an oath never to show her naughty bits in movies.
- Anybody who wants to considered a freeman must swear an oath of loyalty.
- Nevertheless, he could have discussed his devotion to the Constitution from some perspective other than the fact that he'd sworn an oath.
- All the boys are sworn to secrecy and won't divulge anything to me.
- We were all sworn to secrecy, and even if you did retire like Mr. Huang did, you had to be somehow connected to Area 51.
- The heir to the throne you are sworn to may be in danger, and you will do nothing?
- Though he is sworn to secrecy, Larry, stricken with guilt over offending a friend, spills the beans.
- After all, these millions belong to the stockholders, and board members are sworn to protect their money.
- When we see fellow officers die, we have someone very close to us die doing something that we're sworn to do as well.
- It is not to be allowed that any son of a burgess sit down or remain at a common council of the town if he is not sworn to conceal the counsel and secrets of the town.
- I am sworn to fulfill my mandate to serve as president.
- Okay, I'll tell you, but you are severely sworn to secrecy.
- I have a great deal of power over them, but, like one of those comic-book heroines, I am sworn to use it only for good.
- I didn't say anything, as I am sworn to both of their confidences.
- She was sworn to look after me, an honourbond, but she also had to find you.
- Wonderful news was imparted, but only on the understanding that he was sworn to secrecy.
- Dear readers, I wish I could reveal more but I am sworn to secrecy.
- It is the kind of thing you're sworn to secrecy over.
- He's sworn to keep his vigil for ‘as long as it takes’.
- She is sworn to secrecy about which major character dies.
- It's odd that his mother works for the corporation his father is sworn to take down, yet neither of them cares to know or catches on.
- There's a great deal more that I wish could say, but I am sworn to secrecy.
- I wish I could tell you more but I am sworn to secrecy.
2(bind)tomarle juramento ajuramentarwe've all been sworn to secrecy — nos han hecho prometer que no diremos nada / que guardaremos el secreto
2(curse)decir palabrotassoltar tacos Spain informalmentar madres Mexico informalto swear at sb — insultar a algn — usando palabrotas
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