In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1genuinoauténticoa bona fide offer — una oferta seria
- ‘The horse is a bona fide star,’ says the commissioner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.
- These people are permitted into the country because the visa stamp in their passports is legal and bona fide.
- All the bartenders are bona-fide showmen who toss the bottles around and pour the drinks from the air… a really unusual show in and of itself!
- Proving that your marriage is bona fide can be difficult, especially when you do not have a lot of financial documents to support your relationship.
- When the payment is a bona fide redundancy, your employees will receive tax benefits.
- The Crown never put up any basis in this court case to say that it was not bona fide.
- Your Honours will see at paragraph 157 where he set out the basis of the contention that it was not bona fide.
- No-one has suggested that the plaintiff's claim is not bona fide.
- The view the bank reached on the value of its security was bona fide.
- To support Britain's decision, he gave out asylum statistics which clearly indicate that hundreds applying for asylum status were not bona fide.
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