In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1on sufferance — a regañadientes
- On the show, Logan joins the major case squad on sufferance after a long, punitive stint on Staten Island, where he was exiled after taking a swing at a city councilman.
- He is the agent of foreign interests that have no standing in court, and does business on sufferance, continuing only until challenged.
- It would be a tiny reminder that other people with beliefs hostile to mine own this country, and that I'm here at their sufferance.
- The Dalit students' experience of university life is one of being admitted only on sufferance.
- Anyway - the ‘lady members’ are very much there on sufferance.
- Visitors to some of the more offbeat historic houses can sometimes get the impression that they are there on sufferance, rather than being truly welcomed.
- He was offered a two-month anger management program that he attended under sufferance.
- Bulgaria claims to want foreign investment, but makes residents aliens feel as though they are here on sufferance rather than making an addition to the country's depleted population and being good consumers.
- She said: ‘We do not want to let the village down but when we close the shop, the post offices is here on sufferance as a service to the village.’
- If her marriage breaks down, she can now return to her birth home by right, and not on the sufferance of relatives.
- The shops stay open till all hours, the ostarias cater for families and, on sufferance, for tourists too.
- The United Kingdom was quite aware that its colony existed at the sufferance of China.
- Refugees still entered Britain after that, but on sufferance, rather than as a right.
- Consequently, religion remained the chief stuff of politics and the Anglican elite to an important extent ruled on sufferance.
- If that is too abstract an observation then there is the simpler truth of politics: Britain is a middle class country and all parties now hold office on the sufferance of the bourgeoisie.
- First, it's not really yours if it can be used only at the sufferance of the Social Security administration.
- Whether mutual repugnance might then one day be transformed into mutual sufferance, or even mutual toleration, remains to be seen.
- For all its vaunted power, judicial supremacy exists at the sufferance of the people.
- The magic of this last sentence is that the very notion of immigrant, a distinction between those who belong and those who are allowed in on sufferance, makes no sense either in the abstract or in space and time.
- To the extent that a ‘right’ exists only at the sufferance of the state itself, it scarcely deserves to be called a ‘right’ at all.
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