In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(equidad)justicejusticia social — social justice
- los manifestantes pedían justicia — the protestors called for justice
- es de justicia que se lo hayan dado — it is only right / just / fair that he should have been given it
- la distinción de que ha sido objeto es de justicia — the award he has received is richly deserved
- en justicia — in all fairness
- la justicia de su decisión — the fairness of her decision
- nunca se le ha hecho justicia como escritor — he has never received due recognition as a writer
- esta foto no le hace justicia — this picture doesn't do him justice
2(sistema, leyes)la justicia — the law
- quienes administran la justicia — those who administer justice / the law
- huyeron de la justicia — they fled from justice / the law
- recurrieron a la justicia — they had recourse to law
- tomarse la justicia por su mano — to take the law into one's own hands
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