In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(unfair)(account/version) parcial(account/version) tendenciosoa one-sided contract — un contrato leonino
- I feel guilty that Gwen and I have such a one-sided relationship.
- As I dunked the teabag into and out of the boiling water a couple of times, I couldn't help but overhear the strains of a one-sided conversation that drifted into the room.
- So Cordelia realized how pointless their long one-sided conversations were, Kerowyn thought with the slightest air of smugness.
- On one occasion he saw the captain approaching the radio room so he picked up the phone and began a one-sided conversation.
- An egotistic, biased and one-sided approach in Washington cannot yield lasting peace.
- The topic is fuelled by the often negative press that bullying gets in the Press, often the local press which highlights the problem and over-hypes the issues with one-sided articles.
- It's not a one-sided conversation where I continually whine about how much wearing pink sucks or something, but he really contributes.
- I must, however, take issue with his very one-sided comments directed at club professionals.
- That's why I halted the one-sided conversations long ago.
- They sat down on a couch, catching up on recent events, although the conversation was rather one-sided, and the exhausted pair eventually fell asleep.
- The one-sided conversation ended when they had to get ready for supper and Kathryn ended it by saying that Stephanie was already the best friend she has ever had.
- Laura normally just stood there and sighed while listening to the one-sided conversation (since she can't hear Wolf).
- They abandoned their former biased one-sided view which is of course an encouraging sign.
- I see your compliance to publishing this man's diary as completely inappropriate, not to say shamefully one-sided and deeply biased.
- Mountain said his views on this issue are not one-sided.
- This is going to be the most biased, one-sided, totally untrustworthy book review you'll ever read.
- After the one-sided conversation was concluded Winthrop had his personal shame and sorrow to contend with, and the unshaven grin of the grizzly wino who asked for money.
- Obviously, information would be one-sided and biased.
- I am bitterly concerned with this one-sided, biased, anti-Israel report.
- She said, as chairman of Bord Bia, she was very afraid that the consumer was taking a one-sided view on the issue.
- Not all one-sided relationships are unhealthy.
- The paper has never published details of these one-sided conversations for fear of legal reprisals.
- Few political issues get more one-sided media treatment than ‘free trade.’
- A lot of these conversations are unfortunately one-sided.
- Before he could continue his one-sided conversation, someone interrupted.
- The information that's in there isn't biased or one-sided.
- I could always hear him holding one-sided conversations.
- How dare they spend a day focusing on such one-sided issues and call it education.
- A democracy encourages free press that provides both sides of the issue, not a one-sided Party mouthpiece, which the press has become.
- Anyone who has known the joy of an animal in the house knows that it is not a one-sided relationship.
- Derrick shrugged, remembering the look on her face when she caught him and the horse involved in the one-sided conversation.
- But I object to that becoming a very one-sided issue.
- He seems to find the media portrayal of him unfair, at least one-sided.
- I mean, I've never seen a political issue that is so one-sided among the public and that politicians are simply ignoring.
- But I think it is a serious mistake because it merely encourages the worse kind of one-sided, unfair attacks.
- It teaches us that conversations are one-sided and that disagreements do not involve compromise or discussion.
- Academe is at it again, allowing a one-sided, biased article on the Israeli-Palestinian issue.
- Still, though, I wasn't enjoying this one-sided conversation.
- Since I have so often criticized Mirror writers for one-sided, unfair or patently wrong items on Israel and its supporters, let me acknowledge the opposite for a change.
- In time, this paid off and the one-sided conversation with New Zealand began.
2(ill-matched)(contest/game) desiguala one-sided relationship — una relación falta de equilibrio
- In particular their kicking was superb as they humbled the Saints in a one-sided contest which saw the equal highest winning margin in the competition's history.
- We'd all better tune in; this could be the most one-sided contest since the Little Big Horn.
- The 31-year-old Sydney Olympic gold medallist wasted little time in the ring and won the one-sided contest in two minutes and nine seconds for his eighth professional win.
- The fight was stopped in round eleven in a very one-sided contest.
- Inevitably, during a lull in what turned out to be a rather one-sided contest, the assembled spectators created their own entertainment.
- The contest was somewhat one-sided, with the visiting Englishmen winning without much difficulty.
- The election for the prime minister's office was a one-sided contest that was never in doubt.
- He did it in sensational style as he stopped the man ranked fifth in the world after just 97 seconds of a one-sided contest.
- A repeat never looked on the cards as Leigh scored at almost a point a minute in a one-sided contest.
- This was a one-sided contest, with Thistle's threat virtually constant.
- The winners were in total control from the word go in a totally one-sided contest.
- Tens of thousands attended rallies to express their revulsion at the one-sided conflict and the slaughter of thousands of Iraqis.
- The one-sided contest, which India needed to win to keep alive their hopes for a berth in the final, saw Pakistan scoring three goals in each halves.
- The format of the ICC Champions Trophy, the second-biggest one-day tournament in world cricket, has been tweaked to ensure fewer one-sided contests.
- And every half-footballer in the country wants to tog out for the media to make his or her name in a one-sided contest.
- This was a one-sided contest which ended on a final scoreline of Scartaglin 2-12, Listowel Emmets - 3.
- Oozing confidence from the outset, the Jarlaths' boys were rampant in the first 25 minutes of an exceedingly one-sided contest.
- Although the result suggests a one-sided contest, that was far from what happened and the performance has encouraged county officials.
- Australia's match against Bangladesh should be a one-sided contest with attention focused on the match against England in Bristol on Sunday.
- In a one-sided contest, the Kiev-born Scot blew the British No.3 off court 6-2, 6-1.
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