In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He said it is unjustifiable that either an individual or a family earning between 138 and 250 per week fails to qualify for a medical card.
- The government's position is simply unjustifiable, on any grounds.
- We do not accept that these matters constitute unjustifiable restrictions.
- They tend to regard opposition to multiculturalism and attempts at assimilation as irrational prejudice or unjustifiable ethnocentrism.
- I have been told by members of Bury Council that they will not accept the ownership or maintenance of the reservoirs; it would be onerous and an unjustifiable use of council tax.
- Besides being a hugely unjustifiable leap logically, it is also a ridiculously broad and sweeping statement.
- Some means might possibly be unjustifiable by any ends.
- And even when the violence of her male characters is unjustifiable, it is at least comprehensible.
- They are apparently the last to know people turned to downloading in large part because of the outrageous and unjustifiable prices of CDs.
- Thousands are dying because of their unjustifiable tactics.
- Humankind crucifies the innocent, always finding reasons to do so, always justifying the unjustifiable.
- This plan (to travel around the world) is unnecessary and patently unjustifiable in this time of economic crisis.
- It is unfair and unjustifiable when the tax payers who pay for these utopian benefits are faced with worthless private pensions or no occupational pension at all.
- Restrictions are simply unjustifiable on liberal grounds.
- ‘If a two-day strike was unnecessary and unjustifiable, then an eight-day strike is even more so,’ he said.
- I continue to think it was a despicable, utterly unjustifiable act, and even more so in the case of those others on the list who were merely accused.
- I grant that this is real, but the risk they are proposing to take is excessive and unjustifiable.
- Nevertheless it seems many people are trying to justify a do-nothing response to the attack which to me seems completely unjustifiable.
- Is it because of a growing cynicism against anything the government tries to push through without proper consultation, or is it unjustifiable paranoia on my part?
- It was a ‘blatant, unjustifiable waste of ratepayers' money to spend this much on lawyers ’, she said.
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