Ugandan widows struggle to survive

A National Geographic video about the struggle Ugandan women face to maintain their property after their husbands die.



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1Widow: viuda

2To take something from someone: quitar algo a algn.

3To drag: arrastrar

4To threaten: amenazar

5To rape: violar

6To feed: alimentar

7Sorrowful: triste


9To hide something from someone (past = hid): ocultar algo a algn



10Stepchildren: hijastros

11To get home: llegar a casa

12Saucepan: sartén

13Basin: lavabo

14Poverty: pobreza

15Property grabbing: apropiación de propiedad

16Is to the effect that: para que

17Entitled: tener derecho a

18Inherit: heredar

19Estate: bienes

20Securing land rights: protección de derechos a la tierra

21Orphans: huérfanos

22To come under attack: sufrir un ataque

23To be violent in nature: ser violento por naturaleza

24Crops: cultivos alimentarios

25Councilman: concejal

26To hire: contratar

27Thug: esbirro

28Canes: palos

29Uproot: arrancar

30It pained me: me dolió

31To beat to death: golpear a muerte

32Entrenched: arraigado

33The deceased: la persona fallecida

34Relatives: familiares

35To rush in: entrar en tromba

36Theft: robo

37To bring perpetrators to account: pedir cuentas a los responsables

38To stay strong: mantenerse fuerte

39Before court: ante un tribunal

40To struggle: luchar

41To sign: firmar

42To mock: burlarse

43To report someone: denunciar a algn

44To toil for: trabajar para

45Grave: tumba

46To save someone the trouble of doing something: ahorrar algn la molestia de hacer algo

47To farm: cultivar

48Siblings: hermanos

49To prove ownership: demostrar los derechos de propiedad

50File: archivo

51Bribe: soborno

52To follow up their case: llevar el caso a cabo

53To give up: rendirse

54To give in: dejarse ganar

55Not yet: todavía no

56To put a finger on something: concretar

57To settle for less: conformarse con menos

58To be denied: ser negado

59To lock someone up: encarcelar a algn

60To harm someone: hacer daño

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