In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(say/declare) enérgicamente(deny) categóricamente(deny) rotundamente
- ‘The book doesn't bother me at all whatsoever,’ declared Hunter emphatically, before going on to sound very bothered indeed.
- He is a man who speaks forcefully, emphatically and, yes, sometimes controversially from the pulpit at First Baptist Church.
- Tara, not wanting to let one of her hands go from her ears, started nodding emphatically to the door.
- Fending off a protesting Violet, Briar emphatically closed and locked the door before taking a seat on the sofa.
- ‘The persecution makes us strong’, said Vic emphatically.
- Both the District Court judge and the High Court judge emphatically stood behind the principle that the ability to pay money ought not to influence the outcome of the case.
- However, when contacted by The Sunday Business Post last Friday, the witness emphatically denied the statement attributed to him.
- Cheney emphatically reaffirms the pro-federalism position on the issue.
- Ell emphatically denied making the statement, adding that he had nothing against white people.
- And both papers answer that second question clearly and emphatically: it's about freedom.
- Soldiers interviewed in Kosovo emphatically expressed their support for nationbuilding.
- Yet when I asked Sherry if she would consider moving elsewhere, she emphatically answered ‘No.’
- Toward the end of the song, when I emphatically sang the last chorus, Sarah finally opened her door and quickly dragged me inside.
- A spokesman for the London-based group says: ‘We emphatically deny any impropriety whatsoever.’
- My secretary has confirmed emphatically that no such letter or request was delivered to my office.
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