In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Derechoacusar a un alto cargo de delitos cometidos en el desempeño de sus funciones
2(discredit)(motives/testimony) impugnar(motives/testimony) poner en tela de juicio(witness) tachar
- The most popular tactic is to impeach the credibility of the victim.
- There was the prospect of drug tales (the defense was moving to get this chain of questions in) and gossip from the demimonde to impeach his credibility.
- The physician's testimony might be impeached, and the report thereby discredited.
- They obviously decided that they weren't going to be able to impeach my integrity, so they made the decision to leak the name of a national-security asset, who happened to be my wife.
- This privatization of communal resources can impeach the integrity of scientific research.
- Opposing attorneys invariably will attempt to impeach the credibility or competence of an expert witness.
- In article 9, the bill declared ‘freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament’.
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