In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
2(insult) intencionado(insult) dicho con toda intención(act) premeditado(act) deliberado
- Officials generally believe that war results from a calculated, purposive, conscious decision.
- Sensing the shift in ruling circles, and the possibility of winning government, they made a calculated decision that their best interests lay in burying the whole issue.
- Rudd has taken a calculated decision to go public.
- I took down the details more out of frustration with my job, a wish to explore other avenues, than a calculated decision to study art.
- The new employees haven't understood that having a liberal returns policy is a calculated financial decision on our part.
- Providing you think things through before you buy, you can be sure that you will make a calculated decision.
- First, an adult might make a calculated decision ‘to bury the hatchet.’
- That's what makes music great, it's an emotional, personal impulse, not a calculated decision.
- No-one thought that the concentration camp was a natural disaster: everyone knew that it was the calculated consequence of an evil vision.
- The judge called the attempted robbery planned and calculated and said he had a duty to protect the public and vulnerable premises.
- Jane accuses the firm of using a calculated strategy to fire her because she had been there 11 years and was paid a higher salary than new workers.
- The peculiar humour of the book has endured a harmless populist transformation, but that does not play like a disadvantageous calculated decision but like inspired fun.
- This trial judge, as I read her Honour's findings, found the conduct at least towards the end of the impulsive scale rather than closer to a calculated decision.
- ‘You took a pre-meditated, calculated and awful revenge,’ the judge told him.
- Still, if the price is a psychological barrier, rather than a calculated decision, the investor probably shouldn't be buying anyway.
- The evidence suggests the cover-up was conscious, calculated and ongoing.
- The company made a calculated business decision that the number of people it needed to compensate would be less than the profits.
- The idea seems to have caught on in the market for housing accessories where every decision is a calculated choice, often involving the whole family.
- The experience-its calculated mystery, its silliness-was fun, but the whole phenomenon begs the question: what for?
- I find that she made a calculated decision post-separation to ‘run down the clock’ on the property and financial issues with her husband.
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