In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(words) áspero(words) cáustico(dispute) enconado
- Certainly the tone of her letters changes and the pace of the relationship becomes more settled, albeit fiery and sometimes acrimonious.
- Up to now no-one outside the lifeboat station has a clue what the long-running and acrimonious dispute is all about.
- Emery was estranged from his fourth wife and a remarkable and acrimonious dispute blew up between the two women.
- The more acrimonious and bitter an argument or election contest appears to be, the less likely it is that anything of principle will really be at stake.
- After discussions, which at stages were acrimonious, payments were made.
- It's deadlock, with only acrimonious court battles and a bitter tug-of-love to look forward to.
- Questions were raised about cost, in an atmosphere that grew increasingly acrimonious.
- Tuesday's skirmish with the tribunal judges was merely the latest of many acrimonious bust-ups.
- It was a bitter, acrimonious divorce that involved lawyers and an emotional tug-of-war over access to Leon.
- We will also get into acrimonious discussions on morality and values.
- There has also been a shift away from acrimonious court proceedings.
- The discussions became acrimonious enough for Halifax to consider resigning.
- Matters came to a head in 1925 when, after acrimonious dispute, his work ceased with the project unfinished.
- The relation between the two opposing camps was bitter and the interaction, acrimonious.
- I chose the more sophisticated outfit, but almost immediately an acrimonious dispute halted work.
- The company was involved in an acrimonious tax dispute with the local government earlier this year.
- It also reveals a rivalry between some of the top DJs that is certainly more friendly than acrimonious.
- The obvious reason is that the debates became so acrimonious and bitter, that the Generals ordered him to desist.
- The deal was reached on Sunday after five days of sometimes acrimonious negotiations.
- There could be as much bitter and acrimonious political argument and debate as they liked, but from now on all problems had to be resolved politically.
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