In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1reconocerconfesarshe avowed herself (to be) one of his followers — reconoció / admitió ser seguidora suya
- It may be that mother was growing more unhappy but I do not believe that she avowed her unhappiness and asserted a trial separation when coming to England.
- Are men now prepared openly to avow their bisexuality?
- Meanwhile, Baby Brother avowed that such a request was unfair, since the error was innocent and inconsequential.
- Though avowing loyalty to Turkey's secular constitution, it nevertheless represents a fundamentalist form of Islam.
- I don't think it's impermissible for the judge to openly avow that that Constitution is morally praiseworthy, that the United States is morally praiseworthy.
- ‘But please do not look for any logic in the movie because you will find none’, he avows.
- For many avowed foodies and shopaholics, a trip to the FoodWorld is almost a weekly ritual that they thoroughly enjoy.
- The former cannot openly avow its goals and is a strategy well suited to subjects who have no political rights.
- But as she avows to an enemy soldier, it would be a ‘mistake thinking I need [the League] to protect me.’
- ‘There is no favouritism in selection at any level,’ he avows.
- It is a great tragedy that such research bodies in social sciences be controlled by those who are avowed opponents of secularism.
- His own dignity, he avows, resides in killing others: only then is he a man.
- They can also see that the candidates have avowed not to disturb the corporate status quo.
- After openly avowing that his soul was bound with hers, William could not but be impatient with Elizabeth for refusing to make up her mind.
- The Fascist Party openly avowed its aversion to democracy and the liberal state.
- It is best explicable as an index of old-fashioned attitudes and its correlation with racism simply shows that it is now old-fashioned to avow openly racist attitudes.
- There are a lot of regular guests who turn up just to tuck into salads, including many who are avowed weight-watchers.
- The open letter signed yesterday by both men avows that all the tests ‘could and can’ (but not will) be met.
- He again avows his special love of democracy: ‘I have been democratically elected to public office.’
- At no other period in the history of man have the environment and development been viewed as such avowed enemies.
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