jackboots


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jackboots

[ˈdʒækˌbuːts] npl (Mil) → stivali mpl alti
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ISLAMIST extremism poses the greatest threat to this country since Nazi jackboots marched into Calais.
The NSA is surely not the Stasi," Snowden said, in reference to the notorious East German security service, "but we should always remember that the danger to -societies from security services is not that they will spontaneously decide to embrace moustache-twirling and jackboots to bear us bodily into dark places, but that the slowly shifting foundation of policy will make it such that moustaches and jackboots are discovered to prove an operational advantage towards a necessary purpose.
HISTORY is written by the victors, but it didn't stop these fancy dress Nazis going to a wartime festival and trampling a ban under their jackboots.
The author asks questions about where the stereotypical images of genocide perpetrators (black men with guns, white men in jackboots, men with guns in Middle Eastern costume) and victims (starving black children, pretty young women) move people to action and where they merely reinforce prejudices.
I could never imagine Lewis wearing a German helmet and Jackboots only riding down Ty Mawr Road on his bike and woolly hat heading for the famous Crosville Club.
Rhys Warrington, in Mosley jackboots, as "that bottle spider, that foul bunch-backed toad" powerfully presented the devious Richard, bringing vividly to mind Macbeth's: "I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent but only vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself and falls on th' other (side)".
France: France s far-right National Front kicked off its traditional "Joan of Arc" May Day march Sunday with a new leader at the head and under orders banning skinhead haircuts and jackboots.
JACKBOOTS ON WHITEHALL (12) is a fairly amusing animation with a great voice cast, including Ewan McGregor, Alan Cumming, Richard E Grant and Timothy Spall.
Jackboots on Whitehall (12A): Low budget, left-field animation about the Second World War.
Jackboots On Whitehall (12A, 91 mins) Directors Edward and Rory McHenry imagine a different outcome to the Second World War in this satirical yarn made with puppets a la Team America.
The brothers have just finished shooting their debut directorial feature, Jackboots On Whitehall .
Brothers Edward and Rory McHenry, who have just finished work on their first feature film, Jackboots On Whitehall, starring Ewan McGregor and Rosamund Pike, are directing the flick.