In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There are examples of opponents who achieved equally dramatic successes by protracting or slowing the operational tempo.
- He still protracts the i in time, but his pronunciation seems deliberately disharmonic.
- His strategy was to protract negotiations until the enemy were exhausted, while assembling the forces necessary to crush them.
- We've been in such a hurry for all these years for one main reason - the more the negotiations are protracted, the more difficult they become, which can be easily noticed.
- The ‘winner-take-all electoral vote’ practice can avoid prolonged county by county vote count, which will inevitably protract the delivery of a new president.
- That's why many antispammers squarely blame the trade group for protracting the junk-email war.
- In other words, a prudent, asymmetric-thinking enemy manipulates time and space to disperse the greater power's military forces, protracting the conflict and wearing down the will of the orthodox opponent.
- Men and women are encouraged to protract their sexually active lives, regardless of desire.
- I could have just said that there were lots of other options for GPs these days, but that would have simply protracted the conversation.
- To deprive a successful litigant of interest on his or her legal costs is to encourage the losing side to delay and protract the assessment process.
- And for the Chinese, the longer this protracts, the more difficult it becomes to keep it out of the international incident stage and handle it well.
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