In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1vendetta femininea gangland/political vendetta — una vendetta entre gángsters/políticos
- to carry on a vendetta against sb — hacer una campaña en contra de algn
- On the Shomali plains north of Kabul, the families of two commanders have been pursuing a vendetta for years.
- Every family cultivates its vendetta; every clan, its feud.
- Some had relatives killed or humiliated by US troops and are pursuing a clan vendetta.
- To reveal the offense would mean dragging his family into an obligatory vendetta.
- How many wars have been started over ancient animosities and vendettas?
- The Roma family was forced to leave their homes after a bloody vendetta in the Nov Put neighbourhood in Vidin on June 16, which left two people dead.
- It was already alleged that I was pursuing a vendetta against him.
- That deadly combination has let loose a wave of vengeance killings, tribal vendettas, mercenary kidnappings and thievery.
- In short, the 1915 Mistake Creek murders were the result of a ruthless vendetta between Aborigines over a woman.
- Police surmise the man was led to the area and was killed there by rivals over a business conflict or a personal vendetta.
- Furthermore the claimant was not motivated by a desire for vindication, but was pursuing a vendetta.
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