In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hostility) declarado(hostility) manifiesto(criticism) abierto
- Surely it can't have been a conspiracy because it was completely open and overt?
- Aside from trade sanctions and other non-military acts has been this overt invasion of sovereignty.
- Prompt treatment within the first 10 days prevents overt coronary damage in most cases.
- The submission of the individual to the authority of the group and its representatives is also an overt element.
- Intention is not capable of positive proof, and, accordingly, it is inferred from the overt acts.
- Once there is more than one overt act, there is a range of possibilities for sentencing.
- It is Archie's first overt act of rebellion against his father, and as such a threshold event in his life.
- That he avoided overt references to modernity was something the public, shy of change, appreciated.
- The End Room was the scene of my most overt act of schoolday rebellion, when I threw a chair at the teacher.
- When people are fearful they look to any overt power to act for them but we must remember that we can act for ourselves.
- We believe that a more rational approach requires the reorganisation or overt restriction of services.
- In fact, politicians hide their inadequacies behind the interviewer's overt aggression.
- It's not an act of overt hostility like copy-control, but it's still a bit of a con.
- These stories rarely take the form of something blatantly heinous like overt racism.
- Clinical examination of the wisdom teeth and the x-ray did not show any overt pathology.
- Any overt public criticism or disparaging remarks can result in a loss of face and cause extreme embarrassment.
- There was no overt political message because there was no apparent legal validation.
- The question still remained whether treating pressure in overt disease prevents progression.
- The only exclusion criterion was overt signs of vitamin A deficiency, which was not present in any child.
- Sometimes a stab is an overt piece of aggression visible for all to see, but there are more subtle ways of achieving the same aims.
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