In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(quarrel, disagreement)discusión feminine(more heated) pelea feminine(more heated) riña feminine Spainto have an argument with sb — tener una discusión con algn
- I've only heard her side of the argument — solo he oído su versión del asunto
- argument about/over sth
- they had an argument about money — tuvieron una discusión por una cuestión de dinero
- there was some argument over who should pay the bill — discutieron sobre a quién le correspondía pagar la cuenta
- She was having a heated argument with Guy about the vote that was coming around.
- Last spring, I got into a heated argument with a bunch of lawyers about judicial activism.
- Of course, after a heated argument with Guy, she had become more convinced of her choice.
- I didn't see it but after the debate a few students approached the MP and had a heated argument with her, one guy went so far as to say she wasn't welcome here.
- Why aren't there any debates and heated arguments?
- After a heated argument with a male friend, he said I was passive aggressive.
- She allegedly set fire to the building following a heated argument with her partner.
- Then I got into a heated argument with the snotty salesman who would not allow me to test it outside!
- I did not have the energy to engage in an argument or a heated debate about who had the right of way and who was wrong.
- It is alleged he got involved in a heated argument with the supervisor after she made the request at short notice.
- The adults were in a heated argument with another patient who was waiting to be seen in a clinic near the ATM.
- Miranda was having a heated argument with a dark haired short girl, dressed in skimpy clothing.
- Apparently married bliss was intermittent, for the couple fell into a heated argument.
- I'm sure Max is writing in good faith here, so let's address this tiresome argument once and for all.
- The workers had a heated argument with the police a number of times.
- Following the accident, heated arguments were exchanged between the two parties which later resulted in a scuffle.
- The two men in the car began a heated argument with the family before making a phone call.
- I could tell there was not only no way around this, but it was going to be my first heated argument with my mom in three years.
- Apparently, there had been some sort of scuffle and a heated argument.
- A heated argument and a fistfight broke out whereupon the student council began to agitate for the transfer of seven of the staff involved.
2(debate)polémica feminineargument about/over sth — polémica sobre/acerca de/en torno a algo
- their conclusions are open to argument — sus conclusiones se prestan a discusión / son discutibles
- Then in other news today, I see the argument that ideas in advertising should be paid for based on its usage.
- That case was cited in Pirelli in support of the argument that, since in that case there was economic loss when the chimney was built, the cause of action arose then.
- This supports the argument that you should actively shop around to find a better deal.
- The latest edition of the index supports the argument that the rate of increase in national house prices is tending to moderate.
- Their results support the argument that the supply of loans to real estate is not perfectly elastic.
- The fact that the men and dogs disappeared into caravans parked in a lay-by near to the field supports the argument that the dogs had just strayed.
- This argument has lent some support to the argument that we in fact live in an open universe.
- There is a strong argument that similar specialist centres should be designated for other lysosomal storage disorders.
- The claimant do not identify any legal or factual basis to support their argument that the policy should not apply to them.
- However, there are a number of reasons that would support an argument that the move was acceptable.
- It makes this assertion in support of its argument that a longer sublease would have been easier to market than a shorter sublease.
- This supports the defence argument that they were in the possession of the building at all times.
- However, this supports the argument that short leases meant tenants were accountable.
- The same line of thought was used to support an argument that two people could manually collect the information needed for purchasing.
- Two museum exhibitions support the argument that contemporary New Zealand fashion ignores its own past.
- Mr. Drabble relied upon two cases in particular in support of his argument that the delays were unlawful.
- First, they support the argument that intellectual property is a cultural phenomenon as well as an economic one.
- The subsequent mortgages to his brother provide a somewhat objective support for his argument that he was indeed indebted to Dieter.
- The income v.s. apartment ratio is a key theory foundation for the argument that we should not compare Shanghai and New York City.
- This appears to support the overall argument that some former stalking victims may go on to victimise others they perceive as threatening in some way.
3.1(case)razones feminineargumentos masculineargument for/against sth — razones / argumentos a favor/en contra de algo
- there is a good argument for postponing the decision — existen sobradas razones / sobrados motivos para postergar la decisión
3.2(line of reasoning)razonamiento masculine
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