In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tregua feminineto break a truce — romper una tregua
- to call a truce — suspender las hostilidades
- There have been truces, temporary remissions, and zones of peace - but so long as anarchy prevails, there can be no end to the possibility of war.
- Gangs make alliances, keep delicate truces or live as sworn enemies with each other.
- They are relatively united behind the current policy - but essentially it's a fragile truce.
- Before she married on her 21st birthday, she negotiated over a hundred treaties, truces and allegiances.
- Peacekeeping operations are designed to monitor and facilitate implementation of existing truces or cease-fires and support diplomatic efforts to reach long-term political settlements.
- But then the truce is broken and one of the villagers may have to venture out of the community and into the outside world.
- No Greek state was allowed to fight during the truces proclaimed for the celebration of the Olympic and other Panhellenic Games.
- Even when some of his friends recognised the peace as only a truce he remained cheerfully confident that it would be lasting.
- Civil war continued, punctuated by innumerable truces and lulls.
- The narrative sources in particular are full of accounts of embassies and special meetings to arrange truces or conclude peace between warring bands.
- There would be no truces or peace treaties, no draws.
- There were negotiations and truces and still more fighting.
- This treaty was a temporary truce in the Anglo-French conflict in India and North America.
- Unilateral truces never work and we have ample history to prove that.
- However, the nature of war is changing, and the types of wars that are now being fought could be influenced by international pressure to declare regular truces.
- Both sides accuse each other of violating the truce agreement signed last year.
- He may be hardening to win over militants who have balked at formalising a de facto truce.
- The government ordered its troops to crush the rebels after they walked out of a peace process and broke a truce last month.
- Conflict was punctuated by several truces and by full peace between 1360 and 1369.
- While this war has not ended, until quite recently a reasonable truce prevailed.
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