In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in horse riding)fusta femininefuete masculine Latin America Southern Conemasculine látigomasculine azoteto crack the whip — hacer restallar el látigo
- the new boss is really cracking the whip — el nuevo jefe los (/ nos etc. ) tiene a todos muy cortos
- It is understood that the party whips may be meeting in advance of the June meeting in an attempt to resolve the issue.
- He will also meet the party whips and will meet the councillors from each local electoral area to explain the new set up and answer any queries they have.
- Simon Power sits on the front bench and his colleague on the back bench - the whips cannot even talk to each other in the National Party these days.
- I thank the whips and parties in the House for giving me an assurance that they will support that.
- The Tory peer fully backed up his comments, thus risking being summoned by the Tory whips' office.
- Why throw your standing with the whips away for nothing?
- A decline in party discipline and of members' willingness to obey the whips, is one means of restoring influence to the backbenchers.
- While this was taking place, those other upholders of Parliamentary law - the whips - were being altogether less civilised.
- Annette Rademeyer retained her position as chief whip and Ronnie Dawson was elected as deputy chief whip.
- Alex Johnstone, the parliamentary whip, said MSPs had only discussed a ‘broad position’.
- Last Tuesday, 122 Labour MPs defied the party whips and voted against their own government, by far the largest such rebellion in modern British history.
- Furthermore, the Prime Minister has had no difficulty in finding Parliamentary whips to organise majorities even for the most contentious legislation.
- The influence of the party whips needs to be curbed.
- He is to look at ongoing training for party whips to deal with an attack.
- He was made chief whip, a position he retained after the 1992 election, having been one of the negotiating team that hammered out the coalition deal with Labour.
- It is almost certain that a government with a decent Parliamentary majority will win this as the bill represents what that government wants and the party whips will ensure that a smooth vote takes place.
- Legislative whips from across party lines promised the speaker they would ask their colleagues not to use foreign languages on the legislative floor.
- He stated that it had been his intention to inform the members following the meeting and that he had informed the party whips earlier that morning.
- The attorney general and the government chief whip also sit at the cabinet table, although they are not formally members of the government.
- Is this wishful thinking in the age of spin doctors and party whips?
- If only people would realise that without the whips, Parliament would cease to function.
- Therefore, the pressure party whips can bring onto these politicians is weak.
- But Alun Michael, the rural affairs minister, and the whips gradually persuaded backbench MPs to vote to offer the compromise to peers one more time.
diputado responsable de la disciplina de su grupo parlamentario
- One in seven Labour MPs defied the whip by voting against or abstaining.
- Despite the party whip, 36 Labour MPs voted against the 42-day detention bill.
- For the ANC, this has allowed us to prepare a one-page Weekly Whip for our Members, informing us exactly when each debate is to take place and whether there is a two or three-line whip.
citación a un parlamentario para que acuda a votar
1(lash)(horse) pegarle a(horse) fustigar(person) azotar(child) darle una paliza a(child) darle un azote arain whipped the deck — la lluvia azotaba la cubierta
- the wind whipped the flames higher and higher — el viento vivaba cada vez más las llamas
con la fusta
2informal(defeat)darle una paliza a informal
3(beat)(egg whites) batir(cream) batir(cream) montar Spain
4(incite)→ whip up
5(take quickly)they whipped him to the airport — lo llevaron a toda prisa al aeropuerto
- she whipped her coat off — se quitó rápidamente el abrigo
- she whipped out her notebook — sacó rápidamente la libreta
- he whipped the photo away before I could look at it — me arrebató la foto antes de que pudiera verla
6Britishinformal(steal)birlar informalafanar slangvolar Venezuela Mexico informal
7(bind)(rope/fishing rod) reforzar
8(hem/seam) sobrehilar(hem/seam) encandelillar(hem/seam) surfilar River Plate
1informal(move quickly)I'll just whip out and get some cigarettes — voy volando a comprar cigarrillos
- he whipped through his homework — hizo los deberes volando
- The presiding judge also sentenced the girl to 100 lashes with a whip, despite her claim that she had been raped, he said.
- He held a leather whip and pointed to the left and the right.
- Public attitudes to punishment are revealed by the readiness of juries to acquit parents who have hit their children with whips, canes, riding crops, electric flexes, and belts.
- In large classrooms on the upper floors of the western buildings, the patrol found heaps of shackles, handcuffs, whips and lengths of chain.
- He makes handmade leather belts, whips and other items.
- It pictures a man holding a whip, and flogging himself with it.
- One lady dressed in tight black leather and brandishing a whip, insisted on chasing Geoff and me around the dance floor.
- He winced in pain as the whip came down upon him again and again.
- It wasn't very impressive, just a leather whip, but from the looks of it, her father had used it a lot at one time.
- Alison ran over to Rachel and saw the slash wounds she had on her legs from the leather whip and the bullet wound in her shoulder.
- When she got there, she grabbed the leather whip that was hanging on the wall next to her.
- I wouldn't be surprised if they walked around their office wearing tight leather and vinyl with whips and riding crops at their sides.
- The third horse starts to run when it really feels the pain of the whip on its skin.
- In the past farmers scared off elephants by beating drums or cracking whips.
- The police brandish leather bats, whips, long sticks and Kalashnikov rifles.
- The man brought the whip across her shoulders, eliciting another cry of pain from his captive.
- Children no older than you are had to work twelve hours a day for cruel masters, who flogged them with whips if they worked too slowly and fed them on nothing but stale breadcrusts and water.
- However, we noticed that on three different occasions over a four-day period, Max's sister made jokes about leather outfits and whips.
- The young king let out a cry of surprise and pain as the whip came down on his back.
- Even asking questions in class warranted a lash of the whip.
- Some teachers also punish students by flogging them with whips made of rubber (from strips of old car tires), with heavier canes, or simply by slapping, kicking, or pinching them.
- He heard the leather whip hit her back and her curses and prayers to stop echoed in his head.
- Her thick fingers clenched around the leather whip at her side, and her face was quickly turning red.
- Learn how to make lemon whip by following this easy recipe.
- The fritters and walnut whip are now ready to be enjoyed.
2(beat, strike)golpearthe branches whipped back into my face — las ramas se volvieron y me dieron con fuerza en la cara
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