In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(for oxen, horses)yugo masculine
- The god told him that he would meet a cow that had never borne the weight of a yoke or plough.
- She saw herself bound to her routine like a bullock to its yoke.
- The only noise was the snorting of oxen as they pulled against the yoke.
- The yoke was fastened to the pole with a complex of knots so thoroughly tangled that it was impossible to unravel.
1.2(burden, bondage)yugo masculinethe yoke of slavery — el yugo de la esclavitud
- under the yoke of sb/sth — bajo el yugo de algn/algo
- to cast / throw off the yoke — liberarse del yugo
- It's a triumphant moment of humanity unwilling to bow under the yoke of oppression.
- The gang tries to throw off the yoke of racist oppression and control their own destinies.
- These reforms were intended to free the common man to pursue business opportunities without the oppressive yoke of high interest rates or excessive rents.
- This is a time full of lessons for those who day to day languish under the oppressive yoke of capitalism.
- They have been released from the yoke of authoritarian tyranny.
- The term is an antiquated yoke of oppression, politically, culturally and socially.
- The worst abuses were officially abolished, but the yoke of oppression did return, and new laws depriving people of their freedom and their political rights were instituted.
- We're free from the yoke of oppression.
- Sure, they may have chafed under the yoke of being Jimi's ‘sidemen’, but he simply never had any better.
- Two hundred years ago, following a slave uprising, Haiti threw off the yoke of bondage to become a free black state and a haven for escaped African slaves.
- This could be the catalyst needed for the revolution of the common people of the world to unite and throw off the yoke of government oppression.
- Most of us choose to live under the yoke of economic oppression.
- The yearning of the poor that the Independence of the country and the shedding of the yoke of an oppressive colonial past would bring wealth or at least a little more prosperity to them, still remain an unfulfilled dream.
- To those of us who have resented the yoke of parental tyranny, that doesn't sound so bad.
- Artistic approach to the style has been undergoing modern transformation, emerging out from under the oppressive yoke of postmodernist theory.
- The crippling yoke of oppression has been dropped on the American neck.
- If it brings about democratic progress, why is it a bad thing for people to throw off the yoke of tyranny and decide that they want to control their own futures?
- Fifty three years ago India shook off the yoke of British imperialism and became independent.
- Once the yoke of bondage was removed, we reached out through a network of World Trade Centers in 91 countries and 200 cities, all part of the World Trade Centers Assn.
- Let all who are under the yoke of slavery regard their masters as worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and the teaching may not be blasphemed.
2.1(pair of oxen)yunta feminine
2.2(carrying frame)percha feminineaguaderas feminine
- Women in brightly coloured headscarves and short Russian army boots carried pails of milk on yokes around their shoulders.
- By day he was working in a limestone quarry, carrying buckets of stones on a yoke.
2.3(of dress, shirt)canesú masculine
- The club wore green guernseys with a red yoke, which was also distinctive.
- Eliminate the collar and finish the neckline edge with the yoke lining according to the pattern guidesheet.
- It has the right yoke, waistband and pocket details.
- The Pies wore white guernseys with a black yoke, with black and white striped socks, while Swan Districts wore their traditional black and white stripes.
- It features a sueded finish, tailored collar with top button loop, a left chest pocket, and a double layer back yoke with extended shoulders.
- Consider embroidering little trains or sailboats on overalls, or teddy bears or bunnies on the yoke of a dress.
- Experiment with this technique on shirt yokes and sleeve seams.
- Foam usually isn't recommended for use on lightweight fabrics; however, it can be used in the yoke or neckline area of form-fitting garments.
- Teresa was wearing a simple gown of emerald green with a white yoke and a black bow just below her throat.
- Using elements as disparate as an overscale man's shirt minus collar, gathered and sheared yokes on coats, and asymmetrical accordion pleats, she created a collection as elegant as it was personal.
- He doesn't own any shiny suits with Western yokes in the back.
1(oxen) uncir(oxen) enyuntarhe yoked the oxen (up) to the plough — unció / enyuntó los bueyes al arado
- pay increases are yoked to performance — los aumentos de sueldo están ligados al rendimiento
- Mismatched yet yoked together, they make a striking pair.
- Because Cassius is yoked to him both in love and their deadly and momentous endeavour, he is a tragic hero too, powerless against the unbending resolve of Brutus to do what philosophy, not opportunity, dictates.
- The drover had set about yoking the oxen.
- The two cannot go together, and is akin to yoking a horse and a camel together.
- Oxen are yoked to the plough, donkeys carry the harvest from field to village, and cows and sheep trample the grain on the threshing floor.
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