In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to renege on(commitment/agreement) incumplirhe reneged on his promise — no cumplió su promesa
- If a player reneges his/her team is penalized 4 points.
- A new theory predicts when countries will honor or renege on their international obligations.
- Unfortunately, the congregation in Manitoba reneged on their offer and this man was ordained without charge, meaning he was officially a minister, but had no place to go.
- Hospital authorities promised to pay up, after protests two months ago, but then reneged on the commitment.
- What's a nonprofit to do when a donor reneges on a pledge?
- Older workers were among the first fired, and some hard-pressed corporations reneged on pension promises.
- You reneged on your end of the deal when you started digging into my past.
- They feel management have reneged on an agreement to have two nurses on night shift in emergency.
- The mayor has in practice reneged on the deal by moving the Roma people but not fully subsidising the rent in the new houses.
- An hour ago your investor reneged on his promised half million.
- The management agreed to increase salaries by 10 percent but then reneged and transferred the activists.
- Competition thwarted this cartel when members reneged on the deal, exceeding their quotas.
- And in spring 2001, it finally reneged on the offer altogether and blamed the federal government.
- The present dispute originates in the government reneging on promises made in the 1997 settlement.
- Now the government is reneging on that commitment, to provide jobs for the boys.
- It has reneged on many international treaties and at present it is busy concluding bilateral treaties with many countries to ensure that its own war criminals will never face the international court of justice.
- To this C reneges his 5 (his privilege) and plays the 8 of diamonds (now the worst card in his hand) instead.
- To appease unions, he reneged on promised labor-market reforms.
- The government re-established control and reneged on the monarch's promise.
- The life insurer was forced last week to renege on its pledge.
- Now, apparently, it's okay if a company reneges on a pension commitment.
- She said sponsors were reneging on an earlier agreement to hold the rally elsewhere.
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