In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aberración feminineanomalía femininein a moment of aberration — en un momento de aberración
- We just keep our eyes open to notice aberrations and changes, and believe me, there are plenty of them.
- Slight eccentricities are curtailed with gentle mocking, and social aberrations are laughed off the set.
- Indeed it may well be that far from an aberration or even sinful distortion, the normal and proper condition of society, and even of the Church, is one of dispute and conflict.
- Mee added, ‘Although I do not know who is responsible for these incidents I hope that they were aberrations and shall not be seen again.’
- His experience may be transformed from an unfortunate aberration into official company policy.
- Now, as foreign minister, he wants to correct the aberrations.
- In fact, the years between 1660 and 1685 were something of an aberration, a brief period of calm in an otherwise choppy sea.
- Having grown up during the heady days of the late 1990s, they think the current period is an aberration.
- He was immediately followed to the microphone by a young woman who denounced him in strident terms; those aberrations were not Marxist-Leninist states, she cried, they were Stalinist!
- Any aberrations and highhandedness by security forces, must not, of course, go unpunished.
- The market will automatically correct any aberrations.
- Despite aberrations, we are still a by and large secular state.
- These aberrations are mainly caused by the proposed adoption of the 45% base rate approach.
- However, if the most recent 50 years in the history of war have truly been dictated by ideological instead of resource motivations, the period would represent a unique aberration.
- According to the revisionists, mechanical television was an aberration which is not to be taken seriously.
- If it dies it is because of our own errors, betrayals and aberrations.
- What went on over that short period of time was an aberration.
- The realtor said the difference between the two areas was probably just an aberration.
- That was an aberration, one of those ironic blips that sport throws up from time to time.
- This wasn't an aberration - last year was the aberration.
- The periods of activist government-at the turn of the twentieth century, in the 1930s, and in the 1960s and early 1970s-should be seen as aberrations.
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