In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(state)afirmarshe is alleged to have accepted bribes — se dice que aceptó sobornos
- he is alleged to have spent the weekend with her — según se dice, habría pasado el fin de semana con ella
- He further claimed compensation for injury to his feelings, alleging that his human rights had been breached.
- Scotland Yard said that its organised crime unit was still investigating a dossier of reports alleging human rights abuses.
- The applicants allege that there is insufficient evidence to show that a charge of forgery could be laid.
- Local eyewitnesses dispute the claim, and allege that only children were in the streets.
- They emphasised they are not alleging any impropriety has taken place.
- Critics have poked holes in her arguments, alleging that her renowned depth of knowledge is shockingly shallow.
- Consequently, he brought a small claims action against the firm, alleging breach of contract.
- But to dismiss what he now alleges is to ignore the overwhelming evidence that what he says is true.
- Suddenly they started alleging that he was blogging from Manhattan.
- He argues persuasively against the prohibitionists who allege that alcohol stokes violence.
- The statement of claim alleges that the gun was unregistered and had no trigger lock.
- Elected representatives make noise alleging that the quality of work is inferior.
- At least two residents have approached The Tribune, alleging partisan behaviour.
- Where they're wrong is in alleging that these rules have been unquestioned by the media up until now.
- The Court of Appeal allowed the beneficiaries to amend their claim to allege dishonesty.
- Today it announced the start of legal action alleging misleading and deceptive conduct.
- Some have even pointed fingers at the government, alleging interference in judiciary matters.
- The first charge is quite clear and I advise the Court that the particulars in that charge allege or constitute a war crime.
- Not all of the women are alleging any wrong-doing: some of them aren't even complaining about his behaviour.
- These stories are alleging that they were secretly actually funded by lobbyists.
2(use as excuse)alegaraducirin his defense he allegeed loss of memory — alegó / adujo en su defensa que había perdido la memoria
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