In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to impute sth to sth/sb — imputarle algo a algo/algn formal
- Crucial facts are elided and fictitious positions are imputed to his opponents.
- Of course he denies all of this and, in an act of arrogance that seems consistent with the Machiavellian machinations imputed to him, refuses to dignify the charges with a response.
- The title of this book, Alter / Asians, is meant to challenge the categorical otherness that is still imputed to Asia and Asians in Australia.
- If the parties reach an agreement as to the continued occupation of the premises by the tenant during that limbo period, what intention is to be imputed to them?
- Thus, in the immediate context Paul is teaching that God imputes righteousness by faith in Christ apart from works.
- The central point of God saving the ungodly is that He does so by imputing the righteousness of Christ to the one who believes.
- I was not satisfied that any general political opinion could be imputed to him on the lines of his being on the side of law and order and against the ‘dark forces’ of guerrillas and criminal gangs.
- The movie perverts the radicalism imputed to rock in the 60s, pretending All-American exuberance and liberation when it is actually only selling hegemony.
- He is highly overrated as a strategist - indeed Democrats have imputed to him almost magical powers to shape events in the most complicated ways.
- ‘When those connections are made in this campaign and are imputed to this president, it's going to be a very bad thing for the president,’ he said.
- Diverse other adjectives interpretable as flaws of character could be imputed to him, but he was nevertheless invaluable, and when all was said and done that was what really mattered.
- In other words, most of the evils imputed to my solution in fact continue under the occupation.
- This wilful injuria is in law malicious, although no malicious purpose to cause the harm which was caused, nor any motive of spite, is imputed to the defendant.
- In a nutshell, the issue was whether God's righteousness is imputed (thus the Lutherans) or imparted (thus Rome).
- In suffering for a crime that is imputed to him, he both recalls and anticipates the many African Americans who lost their lives because of the groundless accusations made by whites.
- The father's views, the article properly noted, cannot simply be imputed to the son.
- He says that the words complained of were meant and calculated to disparage the Claimant in his profession and business and also that they imputed to him the criminal offences of harassment stalking and theft.
- The conclusion of Epstein's essay is of continuing relevance to the mythical role imputed to the press in uncovering Watergate.
- Our sins were reckoned to him and his righteousness was imputed to us.
- Whatever knowledge he may have had with respect to illegal activities, that knowledge cannot be imputed to Lloyd's.
- This righteousness is imputed to those who trust in Him.
- But in my view such knowledge should not be imputed to the company, for the essence of the arrangement was to deprive the company improperly of a large part of its assets.
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