In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tone/gesture) enérgico(tone/gesture) enfático(assertion/refusal) categóricohe was most emphatic — puso gran énfasis en ello
- an emphatic 'no' — un 'no' rotundo / categórico
- she was emphatic about the need for further improvements — hizo hincapié en la necesidad de nuevas mejoras
- A U.S. Congressional delegation made an equally emphatic statement in late August.
- When the counties squared up in the championship in Killarney, the outcome was an emphatic win for Kerry.
- However, World Champion Steve Goacher fought back in the second race to record an emphatic victory for his Windermere Sailing Club.
- This time the result was more emphatic as this excellent college extends its reputation as one of the finest in the college football hierarchy.
- Silko is very animated throughout: she punctuates her narrative with emphatic gestures and laughter.
- Sandeep was emphatic that the print media had its place in advertising.
- Paul Botterill had given Volunteer an excellent start, but solid scoring from all the Britannia team ensured an emphatic result.
- In fact, the women were emphatic about the necessity of making the stories available to young people as part of school curricula.
- I can think of many games where Anil has engineered emphatic wins for India.
- But he's been very emphatic about getting back his little dog.
- Despite his emphatic denial, the impression still persists that he and Santini scarcely saw eye to eye.
- The emphatic result was testament to his ability to challenge and expose the political classes and take the people along with him.
- Jen wants us to take her mother there, and was rather emphatic about it.
- A win is a win, but this was hardly the emphatic result needed to banish those Danish blues.
- He was particularly emphatic about the importance of keeping the public informed of these developments.
- Smita is emphatic that ‘no community lives within its borders’.
- The " facts " presented by the studio consisted of a list of emphatic denials about the film.
- A slave appeared in the half-open doorway and scurried away at Adriana's emphatic gesture.
- A determined Midleton had an emphatic 27-8 win away to Portadown and they are now up to fourth in the table.
- The results are more emphatic than I was expecting and this is extremely good news.
- He is also emphatic that he is not a consumerist fanatic.
- Matlock spurned several easy chances to secure an even more emphatic win.
- "Oh yes, most definitely, " Lisa agreed with an emphatic nod.
- She punctuated her statement with emphatic head gestures which again caused her hair to fall in her face.
- In the last of the two games before the quarter-final stage, Grange's emphatic win sees them go through to meet premier side Parkville United.
- The finish was equally emphatic and the Derby fans celebrated without reservation.
- The performance of the younger members of the team has become a feature and the combination of Ross and Joe responded well to the challenge with an emphatic win.
- Ilkley's second fifteen continued their winning ways with an emphatic victory at Salem.
- She decries the decline in regional theatre and is emphatic about the importance of theatre in our cultural lives.
- He is equally emphatic about the need to promote Maori language.
- She has been particularly emphatic about how much she is looking forward to it, on Tuesdays.
- The short answer to this question is a very emphatic ' Yes'.
- The emphatic outcome wiped away the smiles of one set.
- The result was emphatic, a 4-2 victory for United.
- When we moved in she was emphatic that she wanted the top floor to herself.
- Hendry said he had plenty of room for improvement despite the emphatic result.
- Following their emphatic win in the Sunday Quiz League, they needed to win their last match of the season in the Wednesday Quiz League to ensure the double.
- Both of them are emphatic that they are not passing any judgment on technology.
- The American media was equally emphatic and called the attack inexcusable aggression and state-sponsored terrorism.
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