In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(handle, use)(sword) blandir(sword) empuñarI taught him how to wield a knife and fork — le enseñé a usar / manejar los cubiertos
- Such agreement cannot be spontaneous, so who wields influence within the Council, and what form does this influence take?
- The most impressive new feature is the ability to wield two weapons at once.
- Security guards were robbed at gunpoint by raiders wielding a sawn-off shotgun and a pistol.
- The government wields enormous power over the economy, and industrialists are always looking for ways to promote their interests.
- This is despite the fact that even today a district collector wields enormous power.
- They ministered to the religious needs of the people and were able to wield considerable influence.
- How will the new editors wield their enormous influence on the local book world?
- The Protestant public also wielded the power to obscure their influence in the public sphere and redefine the terms of public debate.
- He ran across the battle field, wielding no weapon except for a small knife.
- I have never had any general fight training, so each time I have to wield a weapon I start from scratch.
- He wields enormous power just by being the manager of Celtic, but so far has let his on-field record do the talking.
- Many hope that the province will be able to wield some influence with Ottawa when it comes to allocation of the resource next year.
- The men wielded their weapons with the easy skill of long experience.
- Now, more than ever, we need to continue our growth as a political force so that we may one day be able to wield the power the Supreme Court has given us today.
- These fifty-somethings have plans, and the spending power to wield influence.
- It wields enormous power over all aspects of government.
- He has many connections within the American and Israeli intelligence community, wields much influence and carries a large following.
- Yes, it works; yes outcome is dependent on the skills of the person wielding the tools.
- The security guard is omnipotent, and he wields his enormous power with relish - only he can decide who gets to step inside.
- This bandit was a lot bigger than the other bandits and he wielded his weapons with skill.
- In the 1920s the Ku Klux Klan wielded enormous influence within the national Democratic Party.
- The figure wielded her weapon expertly, a large meat-cutting knife, and the man was down shortly.
- This also holds entirely for the party that wields the state power within the boundaries of the USSR.
- Which daring seekers will wield those tools, and to what effect?
- During his evidence Akhtar denied hitting anyone or wielding any weapons himself.
- It did not help that it had been years since he had wielded any weapon other then a small dagger.
- As a leading shareholder, he wields power and influence himself, and has not been afraid to use it.
- He wields enormous influence and has appointed himself as surrogate spokesman for the Democratic opposition.
- The Royal Company of Archers is a group of mostly elderly men who dress up for ceremonial events, but they also wield power and influence.
- He paused in his assent, wielding the weapon with a skill that surely took years of training.
- Lucifer once wielded this weapon, but was defeated and the sword was sealed away using a sealing key.
- Was that Cabinet minister under a misapprehension or do you actually wield power or influence?
- The warrior goddess, riding upon a lion and wielding a weapon in each of her 10 arms.
- The graceful lines of the woodwork seemed at odds with the rough hands that wielded the tools.
- It was really quite remarkable to watch, and she stared in awe as he wielded his weapon with expert precision and timing.
- She pulled her staff from its bindings on her back, and was stunned momentarily as the other wielded a similar weapon.
- She was strong and could wield any weapon that was handed to her.
- The second claim is that corporations wield massive power over nation states.
- Here and there lay the bodies of a few raiders, killed by desperate farmers wielding crude weapons.
- But, as far as I remember, I could not recall any princess that wields a weapon.
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