In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(be tolerant of)(view/attitude/behavior) tolerarI won't tolerate such impertinence! — ¡no voy a tolerar semejante impertinencia!
- Similarly, in North Korea dissent is not tolerated.
- The ancient Romans tolerated all religions so long as everyone had some religion.
- He said this would not be allowed in a court of law and should not be tolerated at the oral hearing.
- No dissent is tolerated and concerned citizens who are vocal are considered special interest groups.
- What company could tolerate an employee violating a basic rule of employment and of security?
- Other societies have grudgingly tolerated prostitution as a safeguard for the family.
- Dissenting voices cannot be tolerated, because they imply that a conservative future may not last forever.
- No nation can prosper where corrupt practices are tolerated or in some aspects even encouraged.
- We need a mirror philosophy, if you will, one that reflects a state-endorsed ideology, tolerates no criticism, deals brutally with those who disagree and advances its cause with self-righteous violence.
- We might tolerate or even allow prostitution but we do not encourage or commend it.
- Nor can Bulgaria afford to have its image besmeared again by being seen to be tolerating such practices.
- So how can a community tolerate a custom or practice which itself is criminal?
- The Taliban had their grip firmly on the levers of power in Afghanistan, and tolerated no opposition or dissent.
- Those who knew him were aware he would not tolerate dissent like that, but would pick his time.
- Liberalism is, therefore, utopian; it tolerates no regime but itself.
- We are operating under de facto one-party rule within which no dissent is tolerated.
- This shocking and disgraceful practice should not be tolerated in any society.
- I promise you, that kind of behavior will not be tolerated under any circumstances.
- The protest was a rare event in a country where political dissent isn't tolerated.
- Under these conditions, it cannot tolerate anything less than total submission to its reckless and criminal foreign policy agenda.
2(stand, endure)(pain/noise/person) soportar(person/noise/pain) aguantar(noise/pain/person) tolerar
- He tolerated me and loved me when I was being moody and difficult.
- They know they are working for a company with standards; he doesn't tolerate people who don't perform well.
- Thank you to my colleagues who have supported and tolerated me.
- It doesn't help that Daisy barely tolerates him.
- As you are probably aware, Kyle is not someone who tolerates people yelling at him.
- However, even those banished to the outer reaches of the town are not willing to tolerate bad conditions.
- Mavericks and fools are often tolerated by parties as long as they're vote winners.
- If, like death and taxes, people tolerate you because they are stuck with you, you're a lost cause.
- Learning requires tolerating people who make mistakes.
- It's just that you can't tolerate people who want to control or possess you.
- In Italy, for example, children are tolerated in restaurants even when they ought to be tucked up in bed.
- Her mother barely tolerated her ex-husband, and he was way down on her list of favorite conversation topics.
- But that seems to be slowly changing, with most people tolerating you, if not welcoming you into their establishment.
- You don't tolerate restrictions of your freedom and mobility, needing to be constantly on the move.
- Many a factory or office worker would not tolerate these conditions, calling on the union rep to take action.
- Robinson had been brought up by a mother who tolerated men, while believing herself superior.
- Like the gallumphing horde of stray dogs which roam the cobbled streets, tourists are tolerated by the locals - up to a point.
- My brother, her own son, could hardly tolerate being in her presence.
- She tolerates the waiter, who refuses to leave her alone, and becomes defensive when he tells her that a lunch consisting of coffee and cigarettes is not very healthy.
- He tolerates her because it is his ambition to beat her at pool.
- Thoracic irradiation has been poorly tolerated among HIV-infected patients with lung cancer.
- Apart from skin reactions at the vaccine site, intradermal administration of the vaccine was well tolerated.
- In general the antidepressants are safe and well tolerated medications.
- Horses tolerate these doses well with few cases of diarrhea or stomach irritation.
- The drug was well tolerated, particularly in the lower dosage group.
- The peace lily is an indoor plant and will not tolerate frosty conditions.
- Colchicine given orally or intravenously is an alternative but is poorly tolerated by elderly people.
- The drug is well tolerated and, in most cases, should be considered the drug of choice.
- The number of adverse effects was comparable in the groups, and both drugs were well tolerated.
- Leafy vegetables tolerate some shade, but fruiting types such as squash need sun.
- Adverse events seem to be dose related, supporting the practice of starting with a low dose and increasing slowly as the drug is tolerated.
- Antiviral therapy is not highly effective in transplant patients and poses additional problems for these individuals, who may have difficulty tolerating the potent drugs it involves.
- The medication is well tolerated and has a favorable side effect profile.
- If the medication is well tolerated, it can be continued as long as it is effective.
- Unfortunately it is poorly tolerated, and doubts have been raised about its effect on growth.
- Although pin oaks grow best in full sun, they will tolerate light shade.
- In addition, this medication is well tolerated, with few adverse effects.
- Patients tolerating the drugs initially are much less likely to develop side effects afterward.
- He has also been seen by an endocrinologist who confirms that, medically, he can tolerate the drug.
- Like most trees, they prefer full sun but will tolerate light shade.
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