In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(complaint/claim) falso(argument) falaz(address/name/document) falso(affection/optimism) fingido(optimism/affection) falsohe's a bogus doctor — se hace pasar por doctor
- a bogus company — una empresa fantasma
- Elderly people are being warned to beware of bogus callers following an attempted burglary in Sutton.
- John Sweeney, in a TV documentary to be shown tonight, says the figures are bogus.
- She used four fictitious names on bogus loan applications to her company and pocketed the proceeds.
- Genuine refugees should then be welcomed and supported while the bogus are sent back.
- Police are appealing to people in Darwen to keep their homes secure after bogus salesmen swooped on the town.
- A Downpatrick man was targeted by a bogus caller claiming to want to use his phone.
- We filter all the e-mails in the evening to verify whether any bogus votes are cast.
- The narrator showed how money was moved from Citibank to a bogus company.
- A bogus bailiff is conning youngsters out of their hard earned pocket money, it was claimed today.
- Then Dawn became the victim of a bogus police officer who used a false warrant card to gain access to her home and quiz her for hours.
- The danger remains that in focusing on bogus risks, we miss the real ones.
- And we exposed him as being prepared to offer help to an apparent bogus asylum seeker.
- Thousands of cab drivers are set to strike in protest at new safety rules designed to end the menace of bogus minicabs.
- A pensioner has been conned into handing over his life savings to bogus workmen.
- Much of the book sounds like a bogus impersonation, a belletrist's version of Boris Karloff.
- He had denied using a false diary and concocting a bogus story in his defence of the Daily Star's claims.
- Figures on financial loss created by bogus claims involving hi-tech goods are hard to come by.
- The government has already begun a crackdown on bogus foreign language courses and sham marriages.
- It was difficult to avoid the conclusion that the claims of fair trade are bogus.
- Conmen are attempting to make people cough up bogus traffic fines after they return from trips abroad.
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