In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(admission/criticism) perjudicialto be damaging to sb/sth — ser perjudicial para algn/algo
- Detectives are considering whether to pursue a criminal inquiry against the Cabinet members in a further damaging blow to the Prime Minister.
- Efforts to rein in supposedly damaging speculation have run the gamut from requiring futures exchanges to raise margins to an outright ban on trading.
- Your industry is often accused of being damaging to women, yet you assert that you are an active feminist.
- The result of the judge's ruling on evidence from Jackson's past has been more damaging than Gavin Arvizo's testimony could ever have been.
- The marginalisation of basics has been one of the most damaging trends in contemporary educational theory.
- This newspaper has argued that a protracted battle between two outstanding candidates is not inherently damaging to the Democrat cause.
- A second tainted election, followed by more bare-knuckled partisan conflict, Mr. Christopher said, would be far more damaging.
- Institutional resistance would presumably be punished by the withdrawal of funds, which would be extremely damaging to Middle East centres especially.
- Therefore we need to clear away the damaging public view of the party.
- The general, who stood guard at the scene, said that there were several damaging rumors circulating in the masses.
- His trial collapsed after evidence emerged that the leaks, about the Government's involvement with radical Islamists, were not considered damaging.
- Most damaging of all to this perfectly free society is its lack of a mechanism of correction.
- Consider suppressing potentially damaging information from public view.
- It was still hot news and damaging for Mr Brown.
- This is the devolution program and will have a very damaging effect on our treaty rights.
- The growing controversy surrounding the garda tyre deal must be damaging confidence in the force.
- However, Lorimer believes the most damaging errors of judgement committed by O'Leary were on the field.
- A more damaging effect followed the 1992 general election.
- Over recent years the loss of Government jobs in Lismore has had a damaging effect on our economy.
- A shorter life span is just one of the many damaging effects of poverty.
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