In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They are potentially fine upstanding members of the community.
- The fine upstanding members of the city council were only doing their job, and it's the job that we elected them to do.
- A human rights solicitor said that burglars had the same human rights as upstanding members of the community.
- But he consistently strove to be an upstanding member of society, to raise a healthy family, and to make a meaningful contribution to the world.
- He was a man of good character, a religious man and an upstanding member of the public.
- It's nice to know what a fine upstanding member of society he finds me.
- People - apparently respectable, upstanding people - actually justifying these unspeakable crimes.
- You are upstanding members of the community who feel passionately about something.
- These people are modest, upstanding, hard-working honest people and a lot of us could learn a lesson or two from them in how to treat both man and animals.
- Mr Watts-Jones told the court his client had outgrown the misbehaviour of his youth and become an upstanding member of the community, with a respectable job, a wife and two teenage children.
- You used to be such an upstanding member of your community.
- For more than four decades the father-of-two lived as a devoted family man, successful businessman and upstanding member of the community in rural Buchlyvie, Stirlingshire.
- He clearly was neither a law-abiding person nor an upstanding member of the local community.
- She had changed the story about my father into one in which he seemed more like a hero or an upstanding member of society struggling against an addiction and winning.
- We have upstanding members of our society, citizens who are willing to toe the line and know what the law is.
- But I think it came at a moment when Americans were particularly hungry for someone they could perceive as honest, upstanding, and a hero.
- An upstanding member of the community who has been deeply involved in prison matters for many years called me in distress just a month or so ago.
- Luckily, he succeeded, and is now an upstanding member of society.
- Now that I found out he was an upstanding and respected police officer, I felt so helplessly worthless.
- But neither of the victims, he concedes, were the most honest and upstanding of people.
2formal(on one's feet)de pieen pie formalthe court will be upstanding — la sala se pondrá en pie formal
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