In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1visto bueno masculinoI can't act without the boss's say-so — no puedo hacer nada sin el visto bueno / sin la aprobación del jefe
- wait for her say-so before going ahead — espera a que te dé el visto bueno antes de empezar
- I'm not going to do it just on your say-so — no voy a hacerlo solo porque tú lo digas
- You should need some extreme persuasion - far more than the directors say-so in the accounts - to decide that a company bleeding cash might be turning a profit.
- All of this, of course, is contingent upon your say-so.
- Despite the fevered prattle of conspiracy theorists, the say-so of a few doesn't take America to war and certainly doesn't keep it there.
- Yet this commitment does not require us to stop everything and neglect our own defense merely on the say-so of a single foreign government.
- Two years later he tried to move to Switzerland but Swiss police quickly expelled him on the say-so, he believed, of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
- She makes sure that she has say-so with the storylines as well.
- There is no indication that they received, or even sought, such information other than the utterly unconvincing say-so of Mr Davis.
- His intention was to get you lot to try, convict and hang me just on his say-so.
- On the other side, hotels where the staff were disempowered, and couldn't bring me a newspaper without their boss' say-so were dreadful.
- The students had a showdown with police when the university tried to approve the deal without their say-so; 66 students were arrested and are to appear in court next month.
- This is a field where, largely on a consultant paediatrician's say-so, families can be split asunder or parents can be convicted of very serious crimes against their children.
- Neither can we transfer money from our accounts to the Philippines without the say-so of the bank.
- He was accused of organising the press conference without the say-so of others in an effort to further ingratiate himself with the media.
- I don't expect them to bounce a doctor on his ear just on my say-so, as much as I sometimes wish it were that easy.
- Despite what you might hear, this paper doesn't write stories on the say-so of just any ten year old, but as we'd run out of other inspiration, we thought we'd check this one out.
- Virginia cares a great deal about matching the visual and textual elements - she has let me have a say-so in the selection of all artists and art for our books.
- He was in charge of the Bolshoi, this man, and no ballerina could get a job without his say-so.
- Rent arrears are overlooked and no one can be thrown out on the say-so of a manager - the site no longer has a manager; it has a social worker.
- He is teaching a child that they have as much or more say-so as their parent, that their parent is on an equal level with them and can be challenged and bargained with to achieve what they desire.
- He and his family used their control of the unions to take over the trucking companies that serviced the garment district, so that few manufacturers could get a delivery or make a shipment without their say-so.
- This process is similar to constructing a proof in geometry: the author knows the conclusion before writing the proof, but in the proof, the conclusion follows from the logic and not just the say-so of the author.
- You'll need to have experience in the industry to apply for either scholarship, but you'll need a producer's say-so to apply for the on-the-job training.
- Credit card companies, banks, the phone company, your landlord, your employer, and even the cable guy have likely all had a peep inside your credit file, though none of them could have done it without your say-so.
- I don't think people in other departments want to give up the final say-so when it comes to files that they created or may want to refer to sometime in the future.
- The UK government is planning the introduction of indefinite detention on a psychiatrist's say-so.
- There can be few other industries in the land whose billions are so dependent on the say-so of such an esoteric and anonymous few.
- Private individuals have the right to film their own property, and these tapes cannot be passed on without the say-so of the courts.
- Start making scenes in his shop and he'll stall you for months with references to far-away bureaucrats without whose say-so nothing can move.
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