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(early life)juventud femininea misspent youth — una juventud disipada
- in my youth — en mi juventud
- her early youth — su primera juventud
- he was no longer in his first youth — ya no tenía quince años
- a friend of her youth — un amigo de (su) juventud
- The comment from the youth that their age group is not catered for is correct.
- What changed, he said, wasn't so much the behavior of the police, but the expectations of the poor, especially the minority youth.
- The focus of this project is youth leading youth, rather than youth being directed by adults.
- There was no statistical difference between the youth and adult groups in the distribution of diagnoses of injuries.
- It was hoped, Witbooi added, that this would sensitise the youth on what was wrong and right in society.
- A second youth Andrew Hilton has also been given an ASBO and banned from the village in the evenings.
- He describes Patton's childhood, youth, and middle age fairly well.
- You aren't yet of age but a strong youth may turn into a stronger adult!
- The youth were overwhelmingly from secondary schools, with an average age of 14 to 17.
- In terms of the severity, there was no difference between the youth and adult groups.
- A treasure hunt has been organised by the youth club for the youth of the area.
- Minority youth are the most enthusiastic and prolific readers of all.
- There was a period when the youth were seen avoiding temples or any religious activities.
- The family oriented residential event offered a full programme of presentations, seminars and workshops for the youth and adults.
- Down the hall, the youth committee is struggling to find adults to chaperone the youth service project.
- We have not heard of any of the youth or the young adults who may be involved.
- As I approach middle age I find maturity is best summed up as 40 is the old age of youth and 50 is the youth of old age.
- Stories are told about different aspects of the life of the Prophet, his birth, childhood, youth and adult life.
- The youth bust and old age boom will change the states' dependency ratios.
- Considering the youth of that second group, we'll call its members the Eager Eight.
- These are days of freshness, of youth and of fresh talent.
- This country has to stay young, and will draw its youth and vigour from the new faces that are bound to come to power.
- The qualities of youth and beauty were regarded as a fitting gift for their gods.
- You have an endearing quality of youth and innocence that attracts people around you today.
2(young people)juventud feminine(orchestra/movement) (before noun) juveniltoday's youth — la juventud / los jóvenes de hoy
- Raves and free parties first emerged on the UK dance scene in the late 1980s and dominated youth culture until the mid-1990s.
- The televised trial has drawn national attention in a country where youth sports are popular and competitive.
- For urban teenagers, American youth culture, especially clothing and music, is very popular.
- There are at least two key aspects of youth culture in 1980s Britain which, I feel, will never be ‘revived’.
- Complicating the issue of national identity was the rise of a distinct and separate youth culture.
- In sensuality or in violence, youth cultures in many African societies express their outrage and subvert the social norms.
- From the very beginning this new youth culture crossed national borders.
- Shock, them, disturb them, draw their attention away from the popular culture of youth and joy.
- She shows how Hispanic minors are poised to overtake African Americans as the largest ethnic youth population in the country.
- It's a daring look at contemporary youth culture, exploring issues like identity, religion, sexual awakening and power.
- Music halls, theaters, book shops, and art galleries attract crowds of middle-class youth.
- I guess I worry about talking about youth culture generally, because I think it's such a small slice of youth culture.
- To understand Northtown in the '80s is to understand Minnesota suburban youth culture in those days.
- An affinity with Britain's emerging youth culture is already apparent in his debut feature It's Trad, Dad!
- Britpop was Trainspotting's main vehicle to integrate youth subculture into popular culture.
- The book was timely, arriving at a time when youth culture was just kicking off in Britain, and linked nicely with the existentialist thought slowly filtering in from France.
- At the minute we're the mainstay of youth culture.
- Sister Bliss's big beats aren't really the soundtrack to youth culture anymore though, rather a nostalgic reminder of pills, parties and puberty.
3formal(young man)joven masculine
- One youth aged 17, had been released from a four-month custody sentence for a racist attack on a Turkish worker at his Acomb shop only days before the incident.
- Gangs of youths are making life hell for residents and traders in Rodbourne Cheney.
- He relives his childhood as a lonely youth whose only human contact seems to be his parents.
- In an attack last weekend, an information board was targeted by a gang of youths.
- The second youth, probably seeking to rescue the first, was probably overcome by fumes as well.
- There were a gang of hard looking youths hanging around near the spot where the car should be parked.
- The second youth has yet to learn of his punishment.
- But as a callow youth and a shallow adult, I turned to the Flat and frankly didn't much care for the jumps.
- The behaviour of gangs of youths has been making life a nightmare for some residents.
- The set-up of the court is different from that for adults so the youth on trial feels more a part of the process.
- The youth, filmed over a two-and-a-half hour period, wore a white handkerchief across the lower part of his face in an attempt to hide his identity from police cameras.
- Police have taken action to stop large gangs of youths congregating on church grounds.
- A pupil at Wright Robinson Sports College is recovering from a knife attack by a youth as he left school.
- The second youth was white, aged 13 to 14, about 4 foot four inches tall, dressed in a similar fashion with a dark blue or black woolly hat.
- On the day of the attack, a gang of youths had marched into the school's foyer at lunchtime.
- The claim was proved to be fraudulent and the youth received 200 hours of community service.
- A second youth was struck in the head, reportedly with a chair.
- A father of two was beaten to death as he confronted a gang of youths outside his parents' home.
- Nuisance caused by gangs of noisy youths congregating in the alleys has also stopped.
- Children and youths are our responsibility and it is us who are letting down our youngsters.
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