In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of love, friendship) declaración femenino(of loyalty, innocence) protesta femenino
- They instead relied on their protestations of innocence in interviews.
- More protestations of innocence followed and shortly afterwards, creepiness slunk in.
- A territorial division, of course, is exactly what the guerrillas want, despite all protestations to the contrary.
- Towards the end of his career he became increasingly convinced that many of the protestations of innocence made at the gallows were genuine.
- More tears and protestations of innocence changed nothing.
- Despite its protestations to the contrary, the Second Circuit must have doubted whether we are really at war.
- If he succeeds, the 33-year - old will probably retire despite his protestations to the contrary.
- Despite his protestations of innocence he was fast-tracked into court the following day and jailed for 11 years.
- The two remain in touch, but friends say the close rapport they once enjoyed has been destroyed, despite their public protestations to the contrary.
- All his protestations of innocence collapse in the face of the bare honest facts.
- The accused is convincing in his protestations of innocence.
- Yes, there have been protestations of innocence from our own Foreign Secretary, and an outright denial from the President.
- I ask her about the events of December 13, and her protestations of innocence ever since.
- And the loud protestations of the party leaders to the contrary just do not hold water.
- The police weren't moved by his protestations of innocence, however.
- Instead, we must listen to protestations of innocence and some nonsense suggesting that his sample had been sabotaged, and they know who did it.
- The loud protestations from the government that it opposed the cancellation of the North's elections do little to help its case.
- They continue to claim, despite UEFA's protestations to the contrary, that their pitch will soon be unsuitable for European competition.
- Democracy and human rights are, despite their protestations to the contrary, in practice a long way down the agenda here.
- No reinterpretation of the evidence and no protestations of innocence can alter those facts.
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