In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Citizenship should be available after five years and be irrevocable.
- You made your choice, and - as I assumed when I left home at the age of twenty - it was irrevocable.
- Take time to be clear and total before taking irrevocable decisions.
- It crosses the night sky like the moon; or else, like an actor, it crosses the stage, moving in an irrevocable pattern from origin to end.
- But he ‘stepped back from the brink of radical or irrevocable acts against members of his ruling circle’.
- Multiple factors have contributed to this seemingly irrevocable reversal of fortunes.
- And thus the final bond is achieved, an irrevocable connection that can never be broken.
- The resulting quarrel leads to an irrevocable separation.
- They are spending a fortune preparing for this irrevocable step.
- What later makes them binding, and therefore irrevocable, is the promisee's detrimental reliance on them.
- Debate raged around the dinner tables of the nation, causing irrevocable family feuds and superficial cutlery wounds.
- Delicate ecosystems worldwide are threatened with irrevocable decline beneath the massed boots of latter-day pilgrims.
- Obviously, the existing damage, sustained over the past half century, is irrevocable but so much could be done to halt the decline and save what is left.
- That's sport, and it has its own internal and irrevocable logic.
- I have an aversion to displacement, scars, irrevocable changes in a familiar landscape.
- It is an irrevocable change that needs to be accepted.
- Violence by contrast represented an irrevocable gesture and was transformative.
- The French company receives irrevocable commitments from over 50 per cent of shareholders.
- It covers harm which will be suffered by a permanent market loss or irrevocable damage to the applicant's business reputation.
- There is little in their emerging policy platform which I agree with, and there is an irrevocable divide between us on the issue of Europe.
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