In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ultimátum masculinoto give sb an ultimatum — darle un ultimátum a algn
- Instead, he issued an ultimatum to the people who are suffering under this occupation.
- The editorial amounts to an ultimatum to carry out the bidding of the extreme right.
- Although she rejected the ultimatum, she is clearly on the defensive.
- Three days later, Coop management locked out workers following an ultimatum to accept the contract.
- The workers were sacked a week later because they ignored an ultimatum ordering them back to work.
- The teachers resigned in protest at a government ultimatum that they either return to their jobs or be sacked.
- Whether true or not, the story was quickly seized upon to issue its ultimatum.
- He linked the ultimatum directly to the needs of international investors.
- As the film itself points out, they had virtually issued an ultimatum to this country with its oil embargo.
- Union officers are defying the council ultimatum and continuing the jobs they were elected to.
- On February 21 the council gave him an ultimatum of resigning or being sacked.
- At issue was an ultimatum issued for a crackdown on the privatization of health care.
- These moves fulfill an ultimatum made to last term's Union President.
- Every attempt to accommodate to the demands has been met by new ultimatums.
- A mass meeting in Dundee faced down an ultimatum from council bosses.
- In recent years he has repeatedly issued ultimatums demanding that area plants become more profitable.
- He reacted by demanding that he should not be confronted with an ultimatum.
- He accepted an improved offer, which they got after facing down an ultimatum from the council.
- Their modus operandi of presenting ultimatums while refusing to negotiate can only mean that this administration is not seriously interested in obtaining compliance.
- This should be an ultimatum - accept new terms and conditions or think about an alternative career.
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