In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sin oposiciónthe motion was passed unopposed — la moción se aprobó sin oposición / por unanimidad
- she was elected unopposed — fue elegida sin oposición
- these proposals will not go unopposed — estas propuestas encontrarán resistencia
- When McAllister sees that Tracy is running unopposed in the election, something in him snaps.
- On that occasion they did, as the islanders were left defenceless and the Italians marched off their ships almost unopposed.
- After just three minutes, Johnny McClung's clever pass sent him over unopposed.
- The group had decided Goldie should stand unopposed to become the new leader.
- As 17 players engaged in a minor brawl in the York half, Huddersfield ran away unopposed to score.
- Bishop Smith believes that gays are trying to impose their lifestyle on the rest of society and if left unopposed will annihilate the family.
- From the corner Farley headed in unopposed at the far post to level things up at 2-2.
- Media later reported that Mr Burke was confirmed as the Leader unopposed.
- This option, however, is not available, having elected Howard unopposed less than a year ago.
- Nelson thought about going it alone but, in the corner of his eye, saw Pentham thundering down the middle of the pitch, unopposed.
- Edinburgh had fallen unopposed to the Jacobites, though the castle remained in Hanoverian hands.
- Ward broke clear to feed Spilman, who ran in unopposed to the line.
- Letting this legislation pass unopposed could be the greatest gamble
- He sent a pass to Paterson, who raced over unopposed from 30 metres out.
- York were now looking very tired and their line was crossed again when McClarron crossed unopposed for a converted try.
- If Mr Howard is unopposed, he will immediately become leader without having to put himself before the party membership.
- He said that he should have been allowed to stand unopposed.
- The Hunting Bill was given an unopposed second reading by the House of Lords, after a debate that lasted nearly nine hours.
- Councillor Ian Greenwood was re-elected unopposed as its leader.
- Also The Hunting Bill was given an unopposed second reading and now goes to its committee stage later this month, where peers can seek to amend it.
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