In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(beat)golpear(as punishment) azotar(as punishment) darle una paliza athey were soundly thrashed — les dieron una buena paliza
- Once home, his father, a freedom fighter, thrashed him mercilessly.
- His mother, who had thrashed him twice in front of his gurus for not being regular to his classes, had also played a role.
- After thrashing him, one of the youths pulled a pistol and shot him in the stomach.
- Then she started thrashing him about the head and shoulders.
- His future father-in-law came round to dinner one evening and attempted to thrash him with a horsewhip.
- This annoyed the jawans who beat the husband and when wife intervened to stop them, she was also thrashed.
- The accused were armed with sharp edged weapons and thrashed him brutally.
- Joshua grabbed the whip, thrashing the master again and again.
- She was sexually exploited and if she refused to comply, she was thrashed.
- Another man, reminding his mother of how his father used to thrash him at her behest, was told, ‘You were a bad child and you deserved it.’
- Ravi's father often thrashes him for neglecting studies.
- Once they had finished thrashing me, they tied me up again, but this time I managed to keep my ankles and wrists slightly apart.
- His father paid a visit to mine, who proceeded to thrash me with a yardstick.
- From where we were, we could see them thrashing him mercilessly, hitting him with stones.
- I was raised on a cattle/sheep farm, and if you didn't eat your meat for dinner you were thrashed about the head with a crowbar.
- She would beat her until her arm was tired and then thrash her on the floor.
- Then he was thrashed by criminals for being a ‘traitor’ to his country.
2informal(defeat)(opponent) darle una paliza a informal(opponent) hacer polvo informal
- They managed just 45 and were thrashed by nine wickets.
- After defeating Burnley and thrashing Gillingham 7-1, the young Blues will find it much tougher at Goodison Park.
- It's nice to think of them picturing Father Christmas and his sleigh whooshing across frosty rooftops, as opposed to me thrashing my way around a soulless out-of-town shopping centre.
- The students of St John's College bounced back from a heavy mid-week defeat to thrash Dunnington 6-0.
- I was comprehensively thrashed in all four rounds.
- In the opening match of the tournament on Saturday, Germany thrashed Pakistan 6-0.
- Then he thrashed me consistently for almost two weeks; but recently, I've wised up to his methodology and begun to beat him.
- Now he'd had a chance to thrash me again, I had lost what small advantage I had.
- Lancashire have been frustrated by the rain in their current match with Middlesex at Old Trafford, especially as Sussex thrashed Durham inside three days at Hove.
- There can be no doubt that Paul was comprehensively thrashed in the debate.
- He thrashed me out there, but I'll just take it on the chin.
- Yorkshire have so far suffered crushing defeats by Surrey and Somerset while Kent were thrashed by Hampshire in their last match.
- I think I was put off the game during my early teens when my brother repeatedly thrashed me.
- The Norwegian, the person for whom English is a second language, thrashed us at Scrabble.
- Yes we have done it again: Ireland thrashed Italy in a brilliant match.
- Hunter was thrashed by Doherty in last year's final
- After being obliterated at tennis on Saturday, I was thrashed at squash this afternoon.
- As their fins thrashed through the water in fast pursuit, I saw the whale shark descend rapidly to the depths.
- We used to go to the gym together before I left to join one in Chelmsford, and he always thrashed me on the running machine, easily sprinting off at 15 km/h.
- West Hartlepool have lost all 14 of the league matches they have played so far this season and were thrashed by Harrogate last month at Claro Road.
- But whenever he tried to fight higher levels of competition, he was soundly thrashed.
- Great tears were rolling down her face as she thrashed on the bed.
- As the tiny birds thrash around trying to free themselves they become even more entrapped.
- Violently, he thrashed around on the bed until he fell and hit the floor.
- After the first operation he wouldn't come round and kept thrashing around which is when they found the second blood clot.
- I donned this ensemble and went to dark, smoky clubs where I thrashed around to ear-ringing, heart-stopping music.
- Four years later though, and I was the only one still thrashing around in the shallow end, terrified of getting his head underwater.
- There was Sara being held down by nurses as she thrashed around, desperate to get back to her husband.
- If you want to swim really fast, stop thrashing about, relax and feel the water.
- A family who went to confront an intruder in their garden were surprised to find a young deer thrashing around in their swimming pool.
- Kicking and thrashing, Jennifer desperately struggled to break free.
- Then Amy started violently thrashing in her sleep.
- He hissed in my ear as I thrashed about in the tight circle of his arms.
- Every time he accelerates it reclines of its own accord, leaving my legs thrashing around in the air.
- The more they thrash, push and struggle the more quickly they fatigue and the more mistakes they make.
- Struggling, she thrashed about hoping to break free.
- She thrashed and struggled and howled as they dragged her further inside.
- Convulsions took him over and he was thrashing, shaking, screaming, but he didn't know it.
- He thrashed madly, slamming his fists down wherever he could reach and kicking wildly.
- A few hours later, he began thrashing about in a seizure so violent that he dislocated his shoulder.
- Through the night she was panting and thrashing in her sleep, sometimes screaming out.
also thrash around", "thrash about
1revolverseretorcerse(in mud, water) revolcarse
1(party)jolgorio masculine informalreventón masculine Mexico informalfiestichola feminine informal
- Meanwhile the players dressed to thrill when they turned out for their thrash at the hotel following their 1-0 win.
2(loud music)música estruendosa feminine
- The best stuff is from the early seventies, when the murky, basic production and tight rhythm section set up a selection of exciting guitar thrashes.
- There are some explosive stop-start punky thrashes that sound like Pavement at warp-speed.
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