In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it's patently clear / obvious that … — salta a la vista / está clarísimo que …
- it's patently untrue — está clarísimo que no es cierto
- In the case of most rock bands, of course, this is patently rubbish - they want to sell records.
- In some cases, commentators make assertions that are patently false.
- A pharmacist who failed to seek confirmation of a patently erroneous prescription was for that reason negligent.
- They later claimed that their patently false confessions had been extracted by torture.
- In short, the Court should not permit a patently illegal sales process to go forward.
- The university has falsely combined these patently contradictory goals, making opaque the real differences between them.
- That the Prime Minister can not be trusted with confidence is patently clear.
- He patently ignored obvious contradictions in order to support the line of argument of Opel management.
- All the same, this statement is patently untrue.
- This annual death toll amounts to 10 million - a patently unsustainable figure.
- He is patently too self-conscious, too overwhelmed by the self-evident foolishness of the whole business.
- They claimed compensation for damages (no issue of criminal liability was raised; this was patently a case of civil litigation).
- There are cases in the eastern States where plaintiffs have succeeded, notwithstanding the risks involved have been patently obvious.
- This statement is for reasons already given patently true.
- The charge that neocons are concerned above all with the welfare of Israel is patently false.
- Victory over Celtic this afternoon would ease the strain he is patently under.
- The mischievous nature of U. S. policy came out patently on the issue of Russian gas supplies to Ukraine.
- However, performing in front of home crowds that last season averaged over the 2,000 mark patently makes the club a draw.
- The Divisional Court compared housing co-operatives to other democratic bodies where a court will interfere only where a decision is patently unreasonable.
- Which means the US Empire is already on the wane - bad news for George W. Bush, who patently enjoys being Emperor.
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