In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1herida femininebullet/war wound — herida de bala/guerra
- head/chest wound — herida en la cabeza/el pecho
- getting the sack was a terrible wound to my pride — me hirió profundamente en mi orgullo que me echaran
- to lick one's wounds — lamerse las heridas
- Minor or even deep wounds to the skin and underlying tissues can be closed by using Butterfly tape or by suturing.
- Protect existing wounds, skin rashes or lesions, conjunctivae and mucosal surfaces from all blood and body fluids.
- In a short period of time old wounds were opened up and picked over, and legal assumptions about historical restitution were overturned.
- Renny was still in sore shape from the gunshot wounds and broken ribs, but he was now out of danger.
- Your open and receptive attitude heals old wounds and rejuvenates relationships.
- Is it any wonder that old wounds bleed even after the soothing passage of long years?
- This week a complete attitude reversal could finally heal those past scars and old war wounds.
- If we constantly reinjure ourselves by keeping old wounds open, we cannot love ourselves well.
- The worst part is that it has opened up some old wounds and we will now start to go through another grieving process.
- Or will it deepen old wounds, increase sectarian tension and fuel more bloodshed?
- That day has too many haunting memories and opens up old wounds that have yet to be healed.
- Reminiscing, the thought opens up old wounds for the proud Clare man.
- I have only just begun to deal with my feelings, and the wound is still raw.
- He was taken to the Northern General Hospital, where he needed nine stitches to a wound to the back of his head.
- I saw back injuries, head injuries, broken fingers, leg wounds and much more.
- He suffered head injuries and knife wounds to his back and thigh when he and some friends tried to stop a gang attacking a friend outside the club.
- He also had two stitches put in a wound to his scalp after being taken by ambulance to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.
- Her wounds appeared fresh; she had burst into tears and could not be consoled for quite some time.
- Australian doctors patched her wounds with tissue taken from her left thigh.
- We reopen old wounds of briefly requited, now lost love, hidden pain, suppressed grief.
- It is obvious that the market is still in delicate health, but it is important to distinguish between old scars and new wounds.
- You try to rekindle old flames and remember the past and tend to open old emotional wounds.
- She put bandages on all my wounds, including my broken and bruised ribs, and my fractured leg.
- He said that the gun went off again when Mrs Thompson, bleeding from a wound to her body, tried to grapple with the gun.
- This new case has opened up some old wounds and when I heard about your suspicions I was hurt.
- He gained the ability to admit it when he was wrong and used his last year to patch up old wounds and feuds with his daughter.
- A positive and creative approach towards family problems changes attitudes and heals old wounds.
- He received a number of stitches for knife wounds to his chest and arm.
- If there is an object sticking out of the wound - a knife, or a shard of broken glass, for example - do not remove it.
- The plant is used by the folk healers of tropical West Africa to cure fever, skin ulcerations and wounds.
- You tend to dwell on the past and rake up old issues which open old wounds and bring fresh pain in relationships.
- The real issue is whether the wound is skin deep or will take years to heal.
- I could see a wound to the right of her neck, which was bleeding quite heavily.
- Top Bradford doctors have found an unusual alternative to cover wounds - frog skin.
- Old wounds opened as he remembered the sting of refused sanctuaries and broken friendships.
- He had sustained fractures to his skull, pelvis, and lower back, chest wounds and a broken arm.
- She also works with a doctor to heal wounds and scar tissue, using glycolic peel, a powerful concentrate of lactic and fruit acids.
- Though John and Jocelyn were obviously delighted to spend some time with their daughter, the reunion opened old wounds.
- She had a broken leg, bullet wounds, and damaged hearing following the explosion.
- It upsets me as a veteran to see these sorts of old wounds picked apart and used for political purposes.
1herirhis words wounded her — sus palabras la hirieron
- Soldiers wounded in battle were treated to tender loving care in Rochdale.
- He came by last night and attacked my servants, mortally wounding one and incapacitating the other and threatened me with my life if I didn't hand the gems over.
- It is clear he is mortally wounded but, true friend that he is, he manages to warn Pepe with his dying breath.
- When soldiers surrounded the house, Mr Shwairah let off eight bursts of gunfire, seriously wounding one of the soldiers.
- Orwell joined the militias and went to the front where he was seriously wounded.
- A Chinese martial arts expert was in custody yesterday after turning the tables on four burglars armed with knives, killing two of them and seriously wounding a third.
- After marrying Romola he wounds her deepest feelings by betraying her father's solemn trust.
- It wounds our egos when patients leave us, no matter how unjustified their reasons.
- Only I know how wounded my pride was when he stretched on the bed like a lazy cat and fell asleep.
- I told him that a friend of mine had been badly wounded and was in urgent need of medical attention.
- We handcuffed him, but he broke the chain of the handcuffs by pulling them apart and ended up wounding his hand.
- The 16-year-old appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court for sentencing after a jury convicted him of wounding the other boy with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
- For a country, the loss of one of their star athletes wounds the national pride.
- It's a problem, and it's often more than a matter of not wounding a buddy's ego.
- Section 20 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 creates the offence of unlawfully and maliciously wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm.
- He was wounded and decorated for bravery in a vicious battle five days after the landings.
- Rama has no option but to crawl, wounding her hands and tearing her clothes as she inches towards her distant school.
- That purge is wounding enough interests and egos to explain the current rift in the party, whatever else might be hidden in its depths.
- Three of the soldiers that I knew as comrades were seriously wounded by shrapnel and gunfire.
- He was seriously wounded twice and two of his horses were shot beneath him.
- My pride had been wounded and I should have been big enough to point out where they had gone wrong.
- She preferred wounding someone or having herself get injured instead of having anyone dead.
- He still remembers the day when a deer unexpectedly attacked a former zoo official, seriously wounding him in the arm.
- Yuan told him that he and a group of men had seriously wounded another man in order to force him to repay a debt.
- Challenges of this kind confront their notion of who they are, puncturing their complacency and wounding their egos, so that they are rarely able to resist responding.
- By murdering 37 and wounding scores of devotees, perpetrators have widened the emotional and communal divide.
- He thinks the swan was shot and we both wondered at the mindset of someone who could wound such a graceful animal.
- For others, it seems to be a way of communicating their inner distress to others - by wounding themselves, there is something concrete that other people can see.
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