In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(refusal) firme(refusal) categóricoI asked him to reconsider, but he was adamant — le pedí que lo reconsiderara pero se mantuvo inflexible
- she was adamant that she wouldn't go — se mantuvo firme en su decisión de no ir
- Andrew was adamant that his son would not suffer the horrors he had.
- The calls stopped abruptly that weekend, but Frisk is adamant that his decision is final.
- We tried to persuade them to let us show the film at Edinburgh, but Venice's new director was adamant that we couldn't.
- However, Maria is adamant that gender has never been an issue in her career.
- He is adamant that he will never marry again and guards his new-found freedom fiercely.
- But he is adamant that there is not a word of truth in any of these stories, and that, for the time being at least, he is here to stay.
- When I started this site, I was adamant that no personal details of my life would find their way on to these pages.
- But the peace protesters were adamant that civil disobedience was the only course of action left to them.
- The group is adamant that these protests will continue until the club is closed.
- At the time, they were adamant that women were queuing up for copies.
- However, the spokesman was adamant that the nursery had not been forced out of the church hall by rent increases.
- She's adamant that she'll begin an indefinite hunger strike once she reaches jail.
- Findlay is no less adamant when it comes to future funding for the company.
- The biotech companies remain adamant that they will not foot the bill, and that it is a matter for insurance by farmers.
- The mast has been shown to adhere to safe radiation levels but Ryan is adamant that it gives him headaches and dizzy spells.
- They were adamant that they would not allow the council to carry out work on the house nor the family to take up residence.
- Sampson is adamant in her belief that language requirements for admission should be stricter.
- The port authority has been adamant that a split train unloading system was not an option.
- College authorities are adamant that the issue has been dealt with.
- Many of them, I am afraid, are simply adamant in their views and are not interested in the evidence.
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