Mordida

Mordida

Spanish for "bite." It is used in Mexico as a slang term for bribery.
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Esta cojera de San Ignacio provocara en Camargo una admirable proliferacion de agudezas: la piedra se identifica con una sierpe (CLXXIV) y en particular con el aspid de Euridice (pues Euridice fue mordida en el pie), imagen completada con la del pomo de Atalanta ("no de Eudirice aspid, de Atalanta / pomo, emponzone, no enfrene su planta").
Incluso Luiz Ge comparece en la grabacion con los "gritos de dolor" que surgen en cada ataque de los tiburones, en cada mordida o dilaceracion.
Essa malha tem 10 camadas de elementos na direcao da espessura (eixo Y) com refinamento na regiao proxima a entrada segundo a direcao longitudinal (eixo X), para evitar grandes distorcoes em razao da condicao de mordida.
15) Ja na ultima versao, a mordida, que seria a prova do encontro, aparece, mas de forma ambigua, sem que possamos afirmar se ela de fato existe: "Mon sein, vierge de preuve, atteste une morsure / Mysterieuse, due a quelque auguste dent" (16) (MALLARME, 1998, p.
As escravas levavam o neguinho numa tipoia para a roca e voltava a crianca de cara inchada de mordida de muricoca.
The excellent "Forest Path to the Spring" and the unpublished La Mordida excerpt highlight what is often missed by readers seeking more narrative energy: that even in the almost unreadable pieces (Mordida), even in the most meandering and self-indulgent fictions ("Through the Panama," Dark As the Grave), Malcolm Lowry could rival D.
Com a perda de apoio dentário posterior, a mandíbula pode ser mantida em uma posição que forneça algum tipo de função oclusal adaptativa e uma resultante mordida cruzada posterior acomodativa.
Police, school staff, and government bureaucrats receiving poverty-level wages hoped to be aided toward a more reasonable level of income by receiving mordida (the bite) or muneca (money placed under the wristwatch or bracelet), to mention but two of many colorful names for this practice.
passports are usually immune to physical mistreatment, but not to the mordida, the police "bite" or bribe.
Pa'acabar con la mordida / To put an end to payoffs Vota SI .
Public servants are expected to supplement their low wages with whatever mordida (the bite) they can extract from the citizens for government services, including health and police protection.
Kleptocracy embraces graft, kick-backs, side-payments, squeeze, bribery, fix, grease-just a few from a rich vocabulary of synonyms--that includes venality or extortion by officials: "diversion of official revenues," influence peddling, cronyism, nepotism, connections, manipulation, Baksheesh, la mordida, kola, Schmiergeld, chai-pani Kharcha reveal multi-cultural practice of being on the take, on the "gravy train.