In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be in abeyance — estar suspendido / en suspenso
- to fall into abeyance — caer en desuso
- to hold sth in abeyance — suspender algo
- As to whether Nancy Cornelius was America's first Native American trained nurse, a definitive answer remains in abeyance.
- Organizational rules sometimes fall into abeyance.
- The spokesman confirmed that there was an outstanding planning appeal which at present was held in abeyance.
- But since it is rare in any book aimed at children to see a discussion of economics, let alone imperialism and militarism, that criticism might be held in abeyance.
- A measure that passed Congress and was signed by the executive might still be held in abeyance on constitutional grounds by a court.
- ‘A lot of expansion plans were put in abeyance,’ he said.
- This meant escalation of the pain that had been held in abeyance.
- In Europe atmospheric perspective remained in abeyance for 1,000 years, to be rediscovered by the early 15th-century, Flemish painters.
- I see that sanity has prevailed and this crazy and unnecessary idea has now been put into abeyance.
- Manufacture of anti-retrovirals is being held in abeyance pending official government policy on the issue.
- This application is still held in abeyance until the athlete's indebtedness to the club has been cleared.
- Although repeated again and again this pledge has fallen into abeyance in the post-colonial era.
- The poetry press I had run for about twenty years was in abeyance but submissions continued to arrive and one day I got this.
- The sad thing now is that railways have fallen into abeyance and the motor car's taken over, despite the great efforts of Fischer and people like that.
- As I read on, my doubts, if never resolved, were held in abeyance.
- The issue of whether or not paranormal beliefs can be verified by scientific, empirical research methods is held in abeyance as a secondary concern.
- Only your penitent suffering gives us leverage to keep those forces in abeyance.
- For the most part, these questions should be held in abeyance until other researchers either validate or disprove the hypothesis outlined in the present study.
- We may be living through an era of prosperity and calm in which politics has gone into abeyance - and when a real crisis comes along politics will return in a new form we cannot imagine.
- The sixteenth-century precedents regarding female rule in England, however, remained in abeyance until Anne's reign.
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