In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(not answer directly)andarse con rodeosrecurrir a evasivasshe prevaricated and didn't answer my question — me respondió con una evasiva, eludiendo la pregunta
- Procrastinating and prevaricating in the matter would amount to sanctioning an open season on minorities.
- You can't just sit about prevaricating forever.
- As for the moral arguments, let's insist on a full and complete discussion of those too - without the usual shilly-shallying and prevaricating.
- With reference to that last paragraph - am I prevaricating?
- I know I make it appear that I sit around all day wondering what my own skull looks like and prevaricating (and there is a fair amount of that, I have to say) but I do actually work quite hard.
- They simply must stop prevaricating and comply with the WTO ruling.
- Though anyone who knows me well also knows that if I were to begin prevaricating, I've a fiendish plan in reserve.
- When he believed in something, he was incapable of dissembling or prevaricating.
- They don't have the balls to admit that they were caught out, so they attack and lie and prevaricate and do everything to shuffle out from under it.
- It is extremely inappropriate for senior politicians to be prevaricating on the issue of corruption.
- Aside from our agent, I too was at a loss as to why we were still prevaricating over the deal.
- Not dissembling, not equivocating, not prevaricating, not misinforming, not distorting.
- Having been awarded the game they then spent almost three weeks prevaricating before eventually deciding to play the game early last week.
- Ipso facto, if an intelligent person continues to allege them, he is prevaricating.
- Why should we believe you when it is well known that all lawyers prevaricate?
- Why should they waste the time of the court and disgrace themselves by prevaricating like pickpockets merely to employ the barristers?
- Instead, I'm prevaricating, dwelling on ‘stuff’, undoubtedly thinking too much, and generally needing motivation, probably in the form of a swift kick up the backside.
- There's no degree course in prevaricating, sadly, unless you count management science.
- While they talk and prevaricate, foot and mouth could be back in the country tomorrow, and if that happens both farming and rural-based tourism in this country will take 50 years to recover.
- That is they kept quibbling and prevaricating and showing stubbornness.
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