In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Others mutter of sinister hidden agendas such as back-door price-fixing, which cannot be ruled out, but by what authority could he possibly engage in such activities?
- I think this is a back-door effort to reinstitute the draft, quite frankly.
- The blasphemy law, which has largely fallen into desuetude, should be repealed, not effectively extended in this back-door way.
- There would rightly be a stream of concerned editorials warning of the threat to personal privacy, with commentators bemoaning the back-door introduction of an apparent identity card.
- What usually happens when you put together a soundtrack is you make a deal with some record company that has some sort of back-door deal with the studio.
- Much of that looks like union-bashing, and as the Communist Party was the only one which supported racial integration, back-door racism.
- It is seen as a back-door route to full-scale privatization and is a major municipal issue.
- That is why the National Party opposes this ridiculous back-door tax.
- He said that levies were just a back-door way of introducing taxes.
- Fears continued to grow last week that runaway borrowing and soaring house prices are fuelling back-door attempts by the government to control lending by pushing prices up.
- ‘This Bill is now well through committee stage and has become nothing more than a back-door ban on hunting,’ he said.
- The whole labelling thing isn't some sort of sneaky back-door censorship program, but its a way of protecting free speech.
- As long as it doesn't turn into a back-door method of raising the age at which we can start claiming our state pensions, then I'm all for people being able to work for as long as they want to.
- He said suggestions that the idea was a form of back-door privatisation were ‘utter and total nonsense’.
- What he takes issue with though is not the bans themselves, but bans that are a back-door means of protectionism.
- It is wrong, it is a back-door tax, and we totally disagree with it.
- We had to go through the back-door route and have played twenty-four competitive matches this season.
- The problem with such a ‘solution’, of course, is that it is a slightly dishonest, back-door way of achieving a result which accords with justice.
- He agreed that the Government's attitude towards NHS dentistry was effectively back-door privatisation.
- In some ways, re - importation as it's called has been a back-door approach to buying lower priced medications in this country.
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