Translation: from spanish

under the pretext of

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  • Under the breath — Under Un der, prep. [AS. under, prep. & adv.; akin to OFries. under, OS. undar, D. onder, G. unter, OHG. untar, Icel. undir, Sw. & Dan. under, Goth. undar, L. infra below, inferior lower, Skr. adhas below. [root]201. Cf. {Inferior}.] 1. Below or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Under the lee — Under Un der, prep. [AS. under, prep. & adv.; akin to OFries. under, OS. undar, D. onder, G. unter, OHG. untar, Icel. undir, Sw. & Dan. under, Goth. undar, L. infra below, inferior lower, Skr. adhas below. [root]201. Cf. {Inferior}.] 1. Below or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Under the rose — Under Un der, prep. [AS. under, prep. & adv.; akin to OFries. under, OS. undar, D. onder, G. unter, OHG. untar, Icel. undir, Sw. & Dan. under, Goth. undar, L. infra below, inferior lower, Skr. adhas below. [root]201. Cf. {Inferior}.] 1. Below or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on the pretext — on (or under) the pretext giving the specified reason as one s justification the police raided Grand River on the pretext of looking for moonshiners …   Useful english dictionary

  • History of Egypt under the Muhammad Ali dynasty — The history of Egypt under the Muhammad Ali Pasha dynasty was a period of rapid reform and modernization that led to Egypt becoming one of the most developed states outside of Europe. It also led to massive government expenditures, that ended up… …   Wikipedia

  • under color of — under the pretext of …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Netherlands —     The Netherlands     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Netherlands     (Germ. Niederlande; Fr. Pays Bas).     The Netherlands, or Low Countries, as organized by Charles V, under whom the Burgundian era ended, comprised practically the territory… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The public scandal of the Dreyfus Affair — The scandal over falsely accused Alfred Dreyfus grew into a public scandal of unprecedented scale. Almost the entire french nation became divided between pro and anti Dreyfusards.Attitude of the pressAgainst this odious campaign was set in motion …   Wikipedia

  • The Bohemians of the United States —     The Bohemians of the United States     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Bohemians of the United States     A traveler who has seen the natural beauties of Bohemia, its vast resources, and the thrift of its people, will, no doubt, be surprised at …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Bread — (Das Brot) is a short story by Wolfgang Borchert. The story takes places in 1945 post war Germany where food was in short supply. Contents 1 Background 2 Plot 3 Interpretation 3.1 Motifs …   Wikipedia

  • under colour of — Under the pretext of • • • Main Entry: ↑colour …   Useful english dictionary

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