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1.1(expression)muestra femininedemostración feminine
- No matter that their little demonstration of affection had defrauded a couple out of their home, disappointed two rival suitors and left members of their family in debt.
- Nurturing Cancerians know how nourishing a simple demonstration of affection can be, so be sure to give someone a big drink of love sometime this week.
- There were no street parties or gala concerts, no spontaneous demonstrations of love and affection.
- That would be a visible demonstration of your affection.
- Ideally, that's what a gift is all about - a demonstration of affection that shows you are aware of a person's desires.
- Caregivers may use food as a demonstration of affection or as a reward.
- Touching as a demonstration of affection is not taboo and does not carry a sexual connotation.
1.2(display)demostración feminine(lecture) (before noun) de prácticas(model) de demostración
- The event will be staged in the beautiful surroundings of Riverstown, containing several hundred exhibits, craft demonstrations and live performances.
- Hyndman was running the family bookstore when Holst - who used to perform in-store cooking demonstrations in the days his dad owned the business - stopped in for a chat.
- As well as music and dancing, there was also an arts and crafts marquee offering a mixture of displays and practical demonstrations.
- The Seans Eile Open Day was a great success and included demonstrations of cooking and craft displays and fine examples of decoupage made by the trainees.
- Several suggestions were made for next years event including indoor attractions such as demonstrations in cookery, crafts and floral arrangement.
- The daily schedule of events includes storytelling, dance performances, and demonstrations of native crafts from throughout the state.
- The master instructor, Koka Fukushima, gave various demonstrations of this ancient craft that has been perfected through centuries by following set rules.
- Demonstrations and exhibits ranged from electric fencing and sheep showers, to practical shearing and maintenance, and lamb cuts and cookery demonstrations.
- There will be a host of activities including a market in the town centre and demonstrations of ancient crafts.
- Stephenson's Rocket in 1814 was the first demonstration of a practical locomotive.
- An American living in Egypt who was teaching out in the provinces in a major city told me about recently witnessing a student demonstration that included a skit.
- For the audience, this aerial demonstration proves nothing short of spectacular.
- We're not entirely convinced that this demonstration proves much beyond how taking the wheels off a car will seriously impact its - 60 time, but the pictures were very colourful.
- Most of the club manufacturers offering demonstrations can prove how good their products are on huge screens which shows the flight and distance of a ball.
- Such a demonstration proves beyond question the feasibility of a room-sized camera, producing images of the required dimensions, and using modest optical technology.
- The museum was actively involved in organizing flight demonstrations for school groups and was used for private and corporate parties.
- On a visit to Los Angeles, he saw a demonstration of powered flight and was captivated.
- Then we watched a video that had been taken on a flight demonstration.
- In acrobatic demonstrations, it provides military pilot training in a true jet environment.
- And while disaster authorities must plan for plane crashes, most of us quite safely read our newspapers through the pre flight safety demonstration.
2Politicsmanifestación feminineto go on a demonstration — asistir a una manifestación
- Moreover, the Act's wording is so sweeping that it can also be used to suppress any form of public political dissent, including demonstrations, pickets and protests.
- But the idea was aborted after protesters organised public meetings, demonstrations and petitions.
- The public began to challenge political leaders in demonstrations and marches.
- The strikers held a demonstration and a public meeting.
- Some called it civil disobedience, others protest marches or demonstrations.
- At the same time the election was accompanied by continuous strikes, small and large, protest marches and student demonstrations.
- The regulations outlawed strikes and industrial action, as well as public meetings and demonstrations.
- More than 250 parents and pupils held a protest demonstration outside a meeting at which Rochdale education chiefs discussed the proposals.
- Nearly 50 protesters staged a demonstration before the meeting and handed over letters complaining that the phone company was ignoring their views.
- In the past years, countless political rallies have taken place in the grounds of this memorial hall, while many demonstrations and protest marches have begun there as well.
- Committees have been established, which have organised their own demonstrations and public meetings.
- As well as organising two large demonstrations and huge public meetings, supporters moved quickly to set up a supporters' trust.
- An important form of political protest, demonstrations often disrupt urban streets and highways.
- In the run-up to the conference, a range of varied groups had issued calls for demonstrations and meetings.
- The notice requirement would not apply to local protest marches and similar demonstrations.
- A demonstration that had been slated for Monday evening was designed to allow teens to voice their opposition to the bylaw, said Leo Lefebvre, 33.
- After my afternoon class on Monday I walked out in front of the Chapel to observe the scheduled demonstration that was taking place.
- A bunch of us organized a demonstration that turned out 300 people, and we did it in two weeks.
- The women were there to lobby for women's suffrage, a demonstration that was rewarded by the passage a few years later of a constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote.