In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aceptableadmisible(risk/compromise) aceptablesocially acceptable — socialmente admisible / aceptable
- to be acceptable to sb — resultarle aceptable a algn
- would that be acceptable to you? — ¿eso le resultaría aceptable?
- Much of the trade sought to replace imports with local substitutes of acceptable quality but lower cost.
- No, the only acceptable reason to stay home is the kids.
- We also know that the Dunedin City Council is budgeting $30 million, over the next 2 years, to get its water standards up to an acceptable level.
- The problems stemmed from different standards of privacy and acceptable noise levels.
- Then, too, he is an acceptable moderator to the candidates because he's firmly predictable.
- I'd think a postcard from the next city would be an acceptable substitute for a formal thank you note.
- The search for an acceptable substitute was already well underway by 1905.
- They have been asked to submit a technical proposal outlining specific building or insulation plans to contain the noise levels to an acceptable standard within an appropriate timescale.
- The tests showed the levels were within the acceptable standards for the EU and New Zealand.
- If their behaviour falls below acceptable standards they will be prosecuted.
- I found their arguments reasonable and a moderately acceptable update on the original book.
- It can look a little gauche to blog about some seemingly random scrap of nostalgia, but if I link those memories to an anniversary then suddenly my blogpost has an acceptable reason to exist.
- The report makes a number of recommendations to ‘bring standards of safety and quality to acceptable levels for the twenty-first century.’
- You are quite satisfied that that is acceptable?
- Shop-bought sandwiches are acceptable.
- Important issues emerged regarding the influence of peer pressure and acceptable standards of behaviour among young people in relation to risk-taking behaviours.
- Scotland's crumbling road network urgently needs maintenance worth £1bn just to bring highways up to an acceptable standard, a new report reveals.
- That was twenty years ago and I am sure that times have changed and it would no longer be allowed or acceptable.
- Codes of conduct lay down acceptable standards of behaviour.
- Try to replace swear words with acceptable substitutes.
- Maybe the electorate believes that these acts of deception are acceptable standards of behaviour in today's society?
- If he hadn't made such a fuss about acceptable standards of behaviour, his fall from grace might not have been so swift and calamitous.
- Aristocratic charm is not an acceptable substitute for morals.
- I don't think money is an acceptable substitute.
- Now, that is perfectly conventional and acceptable reasoning, and that determines this case.
- But woe betide Town Council officialdom if there is another broken promise in respect of putting this bandstand into a decent and acceptable state of repair.
- Instead Wednesday and Thursday saw moderate but acceptable gains, indicating that the bad news has been discounted.
- I could squeeze my own lemons, but Jif make a perfectly acceptable substitute.
- I don't smoke, however, so I'm hoping nibbling on expensive dark chocolates will be an acceptable substitute.
- If nothing else, the fact that some men assault women lowers our standards for acceptable behavior.
- They argue that governments, parents, and other social institutions should use force to maintain standards of acceptable behavior.
- We all talked about how washing the hair allows nurses to provide acceptable touching and that massaging the head can be relaxing.
- Is it appropriate and acceptable to come to this House dressed like that?
- There was, they believed, simply no acceptable substitute for silk.
- She sank onto the camp bed, pleased to find the mattress in acceptable condition.
- Earlier this year, Ofsted said many schools were being held back by low-level disruption and revealed that only one in three secondary schools had acceptable standards of behaviour.
- Then, if the paper money remains an acceptable substitute for the metallic money, no significant burden falls on the public.
- Finally, when you start discussing that the people at the next table arrived after you and are now happily tucking into their food, the window of acceptable time from order to table firmly closes.
- You could use ground dried ginger instead of ginger root in the following recipe, but it is not really an acceptable substitute.
- They are standards that provide a basis for consistent and acceptable minimal levels of quality, performance, safety, and reliability.
2(welcome)(gift) muy adecuadothat would be most acceptable — eso me (/ nos etc. ) resultaría muy grato
- Otherwise, this is a very acceptable print that should please all 248 gazillion fans.
- The Velodrome, Arunga Park, Pioneer Park and the Golf Course are all venues that are rated as being up with the best in the land, and most acceptable for elite competition.
- Tobacco and snuff were convenient and acceptable items, and more luxurious fare was provided when possible.
- Mind you, that was back when a pack of three new handkerchiefs was a highly acceptable and very welcome gift for Christmas.
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