In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(manner/atmosphere/person) hostilto be hostile to sth — ser hostil a algo
- to be hostile to / toward sb — ser hostil con/hacia algn
- John Redwood congratulated the BBC journalist for his courage in speaking before such a hostile audience.
- But his father's manner when he met him at the station, Danny recalled, was all wrong: hostile and aggressive.
- Greenock's attack was far from hostile and slipshod strokeplay accounted for the demise of the home side.
- On the other hand, it meant that some of his ideas provoked hostile opposition, while others were greeted with incomprehension or indifference.
- The speech, an argument against the enslavement of women, was to be directed to a hostile audience of whites.
- Fears of hostile crowds and attacks on the team evaporated early on.
- In that case, a hostile audience member asked him, what are you doing to prevent obesity?
- Interesting idea here: why are the dogs antisocial, hostile, and aggressive?
- Another woman in another hostile TV audience revealed his ignorance about the difficulties of making appointments to see a GP.
- And they have recognised that the movement must be built in the face of hostile opposition from a Labour government.
- At least half of your audience may be openly hostile in an attempt to undermine and discredit what you are saying if it is unhelpful to their cause.
- A couple of months before he died, he became very hostile, very angry and he complained of horrible headaches.
- If they don't get attacked by a hostile neighbour they will perish from sheer want.
- Their right of defence was curtailed by interruptions from the judge and the apparently hand-picked audience of hostile spectators.
- The situation he's referring to is an Opposition-controlled Parliament and a hostile media.
- But it was clear last night that the proposals would face hostile opposition from some health professionals and parents' groups.
- I have often observed that political extremist of all stripes are often very angry and hostile people.
- The film drew hostile questions from some audience members who felt it was unnecessarily violent and judgmental.
- She was angry and hostile because she felt out of control and scared.
- Type A people, who tend to get angry and hostile easily, are more likely to get heart attacks.
- The most direct is to detect, classify, locate, track, and attack hostile submarines.
- I wonder how long it took before the crew of the stealth aircraft realised that those blips were incoming hostile aircraft?
- The company suffered a large number of casualties from the intense hostile fire while fighting its way out of the ambush.
- This can create some interesting maneuvers as Rayne takes on nearby enemies while evading hostile fire.
- The accident was under investigation, though the military did say no hostile fire was involved.
- The video shows what the U.S. Military calls a legitimate strike against hostile forces.
- It is essential that all forces and assets that can combat hostile aircraft should take part in air defense.
- The military said Wednesday that the aircraft appeared to have been brought down by hostile fire.
- Units of troops might have become separated and subject to attack by hostile or friendly forces.
- And what message would Allende have sent to a hostile military had he refused the aid?
- They would patrol the river and attack any hostile unit that was stupid enough to enter their sights.
- We shouldn't interpret this yet as moving toward enemy status or hostile status.
- The Patriot system identified the aircraft as a hostile anti-radiation missile and duly brought it down, killing both crew members.
- Then the official line changed to claiming that the aircraft had come under ‘sustained and hostile fire’.
- Military officials do not believe the crash was caused by hostile fire.
- It more than triples the range the Navy can engage an air target and allows ships to act prior to hostile aircraft being in a position to launch their own weapons.
- Usually, the front armor is the strongest, so it's a good idea to attack hostile tanks from the rear, or at least the side.
- American generals have the power to order the destruction of any hostile aircraft, if they do not have time to contact senior politicians.
- The US-backed security forces are capable only of sporadic raids into the hostile countryside and attacks on them are increasing.
- At least 80 troops are listed simply as killed in enemy or hostile action.
- A hostile takeover would be all but impossible under Heineken's current ownership structure.
- Bradford and Bingley is protected from a hostile takeover for five years following flotation.
- A hostile takeover occurs when a company buys a controlling share of a target company.
- Cable company Comcast sprang a hostile takeover bid on Disney on February 11.
- He also brought forward the company's annual shareholder meeting to late March in what is seen as an effort to disrupt the hostile takeover bid.
- It marks the first time a foreign company has launched a hostile takeover bid for a mainland company.
- PeopleSoft has also sued Oracle in connection with the hostile takeover bid.
- Evidently, market conditions have been kinder to Peoplesoft, even though it is the subject of a hostile takeover bid.
- Fearing hostile takeovers and falling share prices, firms seem to become overly fixated on quarterly returns.
- China Development's action would be described as a hostile takeover bid in tender offer terms.
- Industry observers say there have been no other successful hostile takeovers of a large European bank.
- Then Cohee attempted a hostile takeover of the bank in 2000 and was defeated.
- Such foreign direct investment is less about hostile takeovers than about friendly acquisitions.
- To avoid a hostile takeover the target company may seek a ‘white knight’, another company with which it would prefer to merge.
- In the late 1970s, Ansett became the target of hostile takeover bids.
- Irish software firm Riverdeep is a prime target for a hostile takeover bid, according to industry analysts.
- In October 2003, First Active will lose its five-year long protection from hostile takeover.
- Unocal said its board would consider the hostile takeover bid.
- Grubman knew Ebbers, and even advised him on the hostile takeover of MCI.
- When there was hostile takeover bid, the town held prayer meetings for their corporation.
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