In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1intercederto intercede with sb for / on behalf of sb — interceder ante algn por/en favor de algn
- Are we going to need some sort of cyber-shaman to intercede on our behalf?
- What if your brothers interceded on your behalf?
- They have to get a bankruptcy judge to intercede on their behalf.
- I didn't intercede on the poor girl's behalf because it didn't seem to be that hard a question, and I thought she'd come through.
- Even worse, Antonio can't count on the Duke to intercede on his behalf.
- For that reason, the court could direct the government to intercede on behalf of the men earlier.
- He asks us to intercede on his behalf and shows us his press card to prove his bona fides.
- We interceded on behalf of the living and the dead, and we confessed the sins of the whole world.
- Claudio asks his sister, Isabella, to intercede on his behalf, but Angelo demands a higher price than she is prepared to pay.
- A group of motorcycle taxi drivers nearby stepped up to intercede.
- And nobody, not even the Turks, has yet interceded on their behalf.
- In the past year the agency interceded on behalf of immigrants from Somalia to Lebanon, from Iraq to Haiti, Brazil, and beyond.
- Now, if you give me all your money, I'll intercede with God on your behalf and increase your chance of going to heaven.
- Had the Virgin Mary interceded on my behalf as a result of all that fervent prayer?
- At this point the seconds, attempting to intercede, begged the pair to stop.
- Even so, many believe in the ability of ancestral spirits to influence events and intercede on behalf of kin.
- The living can appeal to them in their prayers, asking them to intercede on their behalf.
- It is only when Jupiter intercedes on her behalf that the marriage deteriorates.
- I'm not about to intercede on the little monster's behalf.
- Deep prayer was required because the warriors were interceding on behalf of their friend against a foe that could take his life.
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