In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1chantaje masculinethat's emotional blackmail — eso es un chantaje afectivo
- Unwilling girls might be subjected to threats, ranging from physical violence and being locked up, to subtle emotional blackmail.
- Another topic whose exposure might be threatened is the dictator's use of oil blackmail and bribery in influencing a wide variety of nations.
- There was nothing he could do to stop her, except for using the emotional blackmail which she seemed to have become so good at.
- Italy's foreign minister described that demand as terrorist blackmail.
- I have enough of my own guilt, without this emotional blackmail!
- I make statements that I know are deeply hurtful and unfair and essentially commit emotional blackmail.
- They accuse the hedge funds of blackmail - holding out and refusing to agree to a deal until they secure a larger payout for themselves - at the expense of other creditors.
- In cases of forced marriage the force can be emotional blackmail or other forms of psychological pressure.
- Many of us are convinced that the dictator will acquire nuclear weapons fairly soon and subject any nation to nuclear blackmail.
- Some of the man-bashing and emotional blackmail seems a bit of a cop out when sections of the production are effectively dramatic and poetically lyrical.
- There's a tightrope to walk between honesty and hysteria, emotional blackness and emotional blackmail.
- Could it be that folks are wising up to this kind of calculated emotional blackmail?
- Subsequently peer pressure and blackmail of friendship are often major contributing pull factors.
- Five years on, her husband is facing a charge for assault - the culmination of a marriage which descended into emotional blackmail, abuse and violence.
- Clear-sightedness is only possible when one is not distracted by jargon, and psycho-babble or intimidated by emotional blackmail.
- It's all a matter of good, solid business practice; a matter of turning a spiritual profit and of responding prudently to spiritual blackmail.
- In other words, we can't afford to properly police copyright laws so we'll try and use emotional blackmail to keep people in line.
- Nobody wants the horrific slaughterhouse of war or the unbridled blackmail of terrorism but nobody wants to see evil flourish either.
- I hope voters everywhere will treat this blackmail with the contempt it deserves.
- The country may continue to be a safe haven for terrorists and use it as bargaining leverage to extract further concessions from us through continuous blackmail.
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