In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to meet with/receive a rebuff — ser rechazado
- the party received a rebuff at the polls — el partido sufrió un revés en las urnas
- You know, I can say in response to this column, that for 20 years the Democrats have been rebuffing one part of the progressive agenda after another.
- At times, the nightclub singer doesn't seem to like it much either, rebuffing the painter, only to fall back into her arms.
- Its wrath, had it been rebuffed, was potentially catastrophic.
- Liberal Democrats are often categorised as soft on crime and are used to rebuffing accusations of being soft on terrorism.
- However even he had given up hope after Ferguson had rebuffed his many attempts at getting him to postpone his retirement.
- Even recent approaches by the US were rebuffed or sidetracked by the Indonesian government.
- Clay's efforts to locate and fix her image are rebuffed in a weary kind of manner.
- After rebuffing him, Gregory alleged, the pundit retaliated by reducing his pay and subsequently firing him.
- He said the party represented a threat to the country and urged people to reclaim the Republic by rebuffing the party in the elections.
- For the next two hours, the bold captain stayed below, eating and drinking, rebuffing nervous passengers and becoming more and more brusque and abusive to anyone who remonstrated with him.
- Kurdish politicians were defiant, rebuffing the Shi'ite alliance's attempts to blame them for the deadlock.
- The one attempt he makes to talk to her is rebuffed yet he's still stricken to learn she committed suicide.
- However the department has rebuffed calls to criminalise those who refuse to obey the law.
- In fact, in a speech spanning an entire four sentences, she dedicated half of it to rebuffing the cynics.
- Rejecting businesses associated with poor human rights and unfair labour practices lost it £847,000 and rebuffing organisations involved in the production of problematic chemicals cost £688,000.
- Cooley appeared in person in May to appeal that decision, but his entreaty was rebuffed.
- The first attempt to storm the parliament was rebuffed by a volley of police tear gas.
- We tried desperately to obtain such an electoral pact with the Greens before the election, but we were rebuffed on every occasion.
- Values that embrace social solidarity and participation were indignantly rebuffed by the new culture.
- A draft Department of Defence letter rebuffing the president was never sent.
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