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1.1(temporary)campamento masculinea gipsy camp — un campamento gitano
- to pitch camp — acampar
- to break / strike camp — levantar el campamento
- Thousands of local residents face serious health problems in overcrowded refugee camps and temporary shelters.
- Many neighborhoods, towns, villages, and refugee camps were badly damaged or destroyed.
- ‘We are not going to seize scout camps and little pup tents,’ Ms Rydalch said.
- Also, the conditions within refugee camps and other aid distribution centers are not conducive to methodical record-keeping.
- Now, there's a 21st century twist on the Potemkin village: Potemkin refugee camps!
- There are reports of some voting in refugee camps outside the city.
- The people in the cities and surrounding refugee camps are desperate.
- Those who managed to escape often turn to the refugee camps in neighboring Chad.
- Some have taken up residence in private homes while others have gone to abandoned villages or refugee camps.
- Over four million are in refugee camps in neighbouring countries.
- The writings of young teenage boys and girls in different refugee camps and occupied towns are the most moving part of the book.
- We are not a symbolic representation of war, of a refugee camp, or a shantytown.
- For example, artillery crewmen could be asked to do a rotation at a POW camp or a refugee camp.
- In that misty dawn I rose from our tent in a crowded camp outside the town, with one of the worst hangovers I can recall.
- The plan is still under discussion, but the idea is to move people temporarily to tent camps while workers clean and disinfect one neighbourhood at a time.
- There were too few American troops on the ground and so police stations, ministries, army camps and government buildings were left wide open to the mobs.
- Regrouping in camps diminishes resistance, facilitates extermination and makes it possible to camouflage it, to give it the appearance of a natural death.
- People are forced into overcrowded camps and public buildings, and spread of communicable diseases is facilitated.
- This is the first time a facility inside the camp was hit since Japanese troops were deployed there in January this year.
- Its reporters visited nearly 50 camps, ranging from major bases to relatively isolated outposts.
- We had her secured in a tent when we made camp last night.
- They hiked for the rest of the day and made camp just before sunset.
- We had pitched camp at dusk, raising the tents beside the ruins of an old rest house on a bluff of rock named Maggu Chatti.
- As we made camp well into our fourth night on the road, I curled up into a little ball, pretending to sleep until I was sure all the others were slumbering.
- Philip once commented that he pitched camp to suit the needs of his baggage animals.
- They pitched camp near a stream, where they caught fish for supper, and the horses could graze on fresh, moist grass.
- We had ridden over 22 miles when we finally made camp near Taylorsville on the South Anna River.
- As we rode into the forest and made camp, I promised myself to really tell her how I felt and what I really was.
- We pitched camp about two kilometers out from Mount Crean on the Lashly Glacier.
- Jahson had cleared up the camp, and no one would ever have known that humans had made camp there.
- She was only a few nights from the monastery when she pitched camp in a desolate swamp.
- I suppose memories of their last show was still fresh on the minds of everyone as they pitched camp.
- But as they found a quiet spot and pitched camp for the night, an ominous character appeared on horseback
- They pitched camp in backyards, in the woods or on the beach.
- They rode out of town quickly, avoiding all people and continued riding until they made camp in a dense forest.
- An acceptable site was eventually arrived at and we pitched camp.
- They made camp and watched for more than a week but nothing came.
- In the thick of this, well away from the road, they made camp and waited for the light of dawn.
- I made camp and a fire and laid my soldier uniform out for her to lie on.
- Late that night they made camp in a field by the river.
- to pitch camp — acampar
1.2also summer camp(in US)campamento de verano masculinecolonia de vacaciones femininecolonia de verano feminine
1.3(permanent)army camp — campamento militar
- concentration/labor camp — campo de concentración/trabajo
- concentration/labor camp — campo de concentración/trabajo
2(group, position)bando masculineto be in the same camp — estar en el mismo bando
- In this regard, the political camps ought to tackle the issue of changing the presidential election system only after they help state affairs run smoothly and efficiently.
- The protesters came from two different camps; one group supporting the minister's decision, the other opposing it.
- Many of the contributors explain how Reagan influenced their shift from liberal or moderate politics into the conservative camp.
- Supporters of all camps acknowledge the need to attract young people into the party.
- The election fever is sweeping through Zambia and it is not a surprise there is pushing and pulling amongst politicians both in the ruling party and the opposition camps.
- You have different camps in both parties, Kitty.
- Partisan research studies have been produced that support both camps.
- The inter-city rivalry between two large camps of supporters will add an edge to what promises to be an enthralling evening.
- Scrappiness in both camps was keeping the supporters on the edge of their seats for all the wrong reasons.
- In this regard, the ruling camp should immediately stop interfering in the investigation in view of the law.
- The party hopes the pro-democracy camp will win at least half of the 60 seats.
- Even the good news was marred by signs that the anti-agreement camp within his own party is growing.
- Regardless of the camp, each party will basically put its self-development as its first priority.
- In this regard the situation clearly favors the conservative camp.
- While they will surely attempt to show a semblance of unity in the run-up to May's poll, there can be little doubt that tensions between the two camps and their supporters will hit the headlines again soon.
- Both camps hope that the party can examine itself, and respond to the public's expectation for morally upright officials and improved government efficiency.
- Both the ruling and opposition camps should support it.
- Both camps regard nature as a world in which the human being cannot meaningfully participate.
- Both camps ' business supporters claim to be advancing the best interests of corporate Sweden.
- The day even saw minor clashes among female supporters of the three camps.
1acamparto go camping — ir de camping / de campamento / de acampada
- He added that his biggest concern was for people camping in the local caravan park and on the school fields.
- It is also estimated that some one-in-three adults have been camping or taken a caravan holiday at some time.
- We were living in the woods, camping out in tents.
- ‘We've spent a few holidays camping out there with the girls,’ Frank Karreman says.
- The river bends inwards away from here, and they could have lit a fire and camped with their tents against the cliffs for protection against the winds.
- The first leisure visitors did so under the guise of hunting and normally camped in lean-tos or tents.
- All I really knew was that we would be camping in a tent.
- Since disappearing, they had been camping in a tent in a field at Eldwick and had been visiting Mark's house to pick up some further provisions when they were seen.
- I would be camping at Kurow Holiday Park which sits right on the back door step of the mighty Waitaki River.
- I think it's fate that whenever you set up a tent when you go camping, there is always something missing.
- With the other soldiers he camped in tents at the racetrack.
- I recommend this to anyone for your first day in any strange place, even if the rest of the week you plan on camping without a tent.
- It is now a ghost town with only a few cottages still occupied, but there are interesting historic walks, a thirty bunk lodge, and plenty of space for tent camping.
- Hunters can stay safe by not camping in dry waterways.
- Participants will still be welcome to arrive on Sunday, and those who camp may stay over Friday night if they wish.
- For most of our stay, we camped on the property of a man who hunts to provide meat a couple of times a week for his family.
- I keep dreaming I'm camping with this gorgeous woman, sometimes in army tents, sometimes in mountain tents, sometimes in wigwams.
- Twenty years ago an enterprising Jack Jackson ran diving holidays from here, his visitors camping in the courtyard of the lighthouse.
- If you're camping on tarmac, it helps to have a tent that will stay up with a minimum number of pegs
- Many had driven from across Germany, pitched tents on the grass and camped for the weekend.
- When I got there, the nurse, a slightly camp guy from the Philippines, shook his head with an expression somewhere between horror and sympathy.
- This would make a sad camp man with a receding hairline the ultimate in coolness.
- Nicholas, in his own effeminately camp style, made the waitress describe the contents of several of the desserts, and only chose something after much cogitation.
- I don't if that the fact that all my gay friends are watching it says something about the demographic of the event's appeal or the fact that I just know a lot of camp gay men.
- I've known some very camp gay men through friends and they can be a real laugh to be with if you don't get strung up on your own sexuality when you are in their world.
- I have met, I believe, the two most affectedly camp people in the country, and I have the mental scars to prove it.
- We went to Comptons and were joined by Scottish guy and camp bartender friend of Stephens.
- So far the woman has voted off four blokes - all of whom have been quite camp - and only one of them has turned out to be gay.
- Rosenthal, for all his camp flamboyance at the Alternative Miss World, is married to a curator at the Prado museum in Madrid and has two daughters.
- We are no strangers to men dressing as women, but they are generally either grossly exaggerated or come across as merely camp.
2(acting/performance) afectado(acting/performance) exagerado
- Featuring an ageing Las Vegas showgirl, brilliantly performed by Nadine Tyson, it mixed camp style and pathos with the glitz and energy of showbiz.
- The mannerisms of the male troupers were too deliberately camp to capture the nuances of the Kern stories they were supposed to be illustrating.
- He is the hyper-active dynamo in a very strong cast, giving a showy performance full of camp malice.
- These shows are some distance from either the cheeky chappy style which made Paul Daniels a star, or the camp melodrama of American David Copperfield.
- It's retro kitsch, wonderfully camp, gleefully perverse and exaggerated and utterly great fun throughout.
- She covers this with deft skill and a versatile voice that can sweetly caress or swoop with camp theatrical grandeur.
- Before every number, Stipe ripped a sheet of paper from a pad with camp theatrical flourish.
- The troupe is led by an extremely camp performer in the Stuart Wagstaff mould.
- Mother Clap's Molly House is a camp spectacle reminiscent of music hall and it has some shockingly funny one liners.
- But the camp performer always knows that he is being sentimental and enjoys the indulgence.
- Indeed, Olivier had a peculiar prose style, both camp and grandiose.
- It's hard to know where provocation ends and camp self-parody begins.
- His camp, squeaking, self-absorbed, Irish puppydog charm worked its magic on the voting audience.
1(affected behavior, style)amaneramiento masculineafectación feminine
- It wears its queerness like a flashy Dolce and Gabbana blouse, with style and humor and camp - but an intentional lack of tragedy.
- The film deliberately plays for camp and kitsch, and then suddenly it becomes quite gothic.
- It is a dazzling performance layered with more than a hint of theatrical camp.
- In the hands of less-assured actors, The Maids can slip into humourless camp.
- This lends an air of deliberate camp to a play that needs no such favours, and which would amuse with more subtlety in their absence.
- With its abundant use of tiaras, leather boots, heavy makeup it was a romp that cleverly indulged in theatrical camp.
- It's all a far cry from the formality and overblown camp of Sketch.
- What's amazing about director Leonard Kastle's style is his ability to leap between camp and genuine moments of terror during the murder scenes.