In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(complete, total)(approval/agreement) incondicional(agreement/approval) sin restricciones(fool/liar) redomado(disaster) absolutothe campaign was an unqualified success/failure — la campaña fue un éxito/fracaso rotundo
- she received unqualified praise for her work — no recibió nada más que elogios por su trabajo
- Mr Howard had described Professor Flint's failure to disclose his letters to Alan Jones as something he should regret, and for a good month, Mr Howard's office has failed to give him unqualified support.
- Al Qaeda and its Indonesian friends are well aware of Canberra's unqualified support for America's ‘war on terror’ and controversial US plans to invade Iraq.
- It was just as well that the maintenance of total secrecy was the one unqualified success of the landings, as this resulted in their being largely unopposed.
- This is a film guaranteed to succeed only to the degree that people find the puppets believable and on that count Strings is an absolute, unqualified success.
- For truth in this sense could presumably be ascribed with as much justification to the convictions of an atheist as to those of a theist if the former's attachment to his atheism was sufficiently profound and unqualified.
- By the time he was done, the first four cups were a bit cool, but the operation was, in essence, a completely unqualified success.
- The town of Charlestown can be rightly proud of its St Patrick's Day Parade as it was without doubt an unqualified and total success.
- There is some truth in all of these views and any portrayal of the conferences either as an unqualified success or a total waste of time simply overlooks the complexity of the exercises themselves and of the contexts in which they take place.
- Like Wallace, the operation was said to be an unqualified success but he now faces a period of total rest before undertaking a special rehabilitation programme over several weeks.
- The commander in charge called it an unqualified and absolute success.
- Maannnn… it was a 100%, fantastic, blue-skied, smiley-faced, big massive lump of an absolutely unqualified success.
- As far as we are concerned, this week has been nothing but an unqualified success.
- Dr Rowan Williams, our recently appointed Archbishop of Canterbury, does not enjoy the unqualified support of the media - partly because it's quite difficult to make out what he is saying half the time.
- The ‘New York Times’ is now backing away from its unqualified support of her position and Miller is on leave with no word on when she will return to the paper or what she will do there.
- The point is driven home by the emergence of Mr Duncan Smith, whose first political utterance as leader of the Opposition was to pledge unqualified support to Mr Blair when he pledged unqualified support to Mr Bush.
- And for most of today's black intellectuals, there can be only one legitimate stance on racial preferences: unqualified support, now and forever.
- Deliverance was solid, but Damnation was an unqualified success.
- We know she will make a great success of this venture, as she has the unqualified support of her family and friends.
- The event has already raised over 73000 for 13 different charities and organiser Michael Hegarty is confident that this year's event will be another unqualified success.
- Under no circumstances should State support be unqualified and unconditional.
- Professional members seeking mandatory licensing argue that their scope of practice must be defined broadly to prevent unqualified people from engaging in any aspect of their practice.
- But, worse than that, many people are working beyond the 20 half-days allowed for unqualified persons to work in schools, and the council has no ability to do anything about it.
- If anything, it's closer to Andy Warhol's obsession with self-conscious celebrity, a world where apparently unqualified people could be turned into media icons.
- No costs in respect of anything done by an unqualified person acting as a solicitor shall be recoverable by him… in any action suit or matter.
- There are few doctors and hospitals, and many unqualified persons practice a form of medicine at private facilities, especially in Mogadishu and other cities.
- Since the pass rate for the California exam is quite low, there is concern about whether unqualified individuals are now practicing.
- Do you want totally unqualified people to continue offering the same services as you offer, while some very well qualified people can't even be registered in Ontario?
- Eventually too, the economy will suffer as there will be too many unqualified people in top posts.
- It is politics that hires the unqualified person to do a job that requires a highly seasoned person, skilled in design, who can make sound design decisions.
- It had 10 beds and 22 nursing staff (ratio of 3: 2 for qualified to unqualified nurses, no special training required).
- At present, there is an unqualified person, with no uniform, no safety gear of any kind, including fire extinguisher on the truck, trying to satisfy a bunch of boat owners who want their fuel at a minimum of inconvenience to them.
- The new policy addressed the concern of patronage appointments of unqualified people to the governing boards of post-secondary institutions, but stopped short of creating a fully elected board.
- Not only is this a fiscal travesty but, more importantly, our health care decisions are being made by unqualified persons with purely fiscally based agendas.
- A leading member of the NUT said pupils in Manchester's primary schools are already being taught by untrained and unqualified staff when teachers are sick.
- Sometimes a qualified and an unqualified person can bid for the same vacancy, but one finds the unqualified person is recruited without us knowing why.
- Use of antituberculosis drugs by unqualified persons or alternative medicine practitioners in bizarre regimens for inadequate periods is an important problem in our country.
- A short term goal of 13% would be appropriate without running the risk of hiring unqualified people.
- More seriously, the quality of Taiwan's human resources has become polarized - on one hand we saw the quantity of talent grow, while we also saw the number of unqualified people still prevails.
- Much the thinking, in fact, behind the plethora of ‘helplines’ springing up all over the place, manned by wholly unqualified people exorcising their own grief by immersion in that of strangers.
- Predictions that the introduction of nurse practitioners would entail ‘misuse of potent drugs by unqualified staff’ have not materialised, to date.
2(without qualifications)(teacher/nurse/accountant) sin titulación(nurse/accountant/teacher) sin título(teacher/accountant/nurse) no titulado(staff) no calificado(staff) no cualificado EspañaI feel unqualified to speak on that subject — no me siento con autoridad / no soy quién para hablar de ese tema
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