In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1echar a perdera bungled attempt — un intento fallido
- he bungled it — metió la pata
- The FBI and the CIA seem to have bungled things, to put it gently.
- Fiddled expenses, lavish trips and bungled paperwork had become commonplace at the Paris headquarters, a national audit report concluded.
- Let's hope I don't bungle any of my assignments.
- He was supposed to be dead a year ago, but the Wildcard had bungled her assignment.
- Within the opening 30 minutes of play, about five goal attempts were bungled as the players misdirected shots that could have easily been placed into the nets.
- My antipathy is not the result of some journalistic hangover from years of writing and reading stories about bungled management, deadline-defying delays and vertiginous cost rises.
- His memorable departure from the series came in 2002 after his on screen character, Hector, bungled an attempt to blow a killer pike out of the loch using a remote controlled boat and explosives.
- But someone (don't ask who) bungled the order, and men and horses on the valley floor charged straight into firing cannons.
- On 18 March, government troops bungled an attempt to remove cannon placed on the heights of Montmartre, which provoked the feared rebellion.
- A robber who bungled a post office raid left police the easiest of clues.
- He faces 20 allegations including drinking alcohol while on call, botched surgery and bungled use of equipment.
- Another strand involves three inept gangsters and a dog, who bungle every job they attempt, and whose dog you just know is going to become a crucial part of the plot.
- We must have botched the first task, because we've certainly bungled the second.
- First, while not unreasonable, the assumption that we would bungle the task of assigning rationality is speculative.
- However, with a victory target of 226, Mon Repos bungled the task and finished at 105 for 8, to avoid a match defeat.
- About 40 officers sealed off the bank and nearby streets before it emerged that the robbers had bungled the raid and fled empty handed.
- The Chinese bungled the experiments with this deadly virus and unwittingly unleashed it upon themselves and their neighbors.
- If I bungled this mission it would look horrible on my record.
- Critics are blaming bungled attempts to find the right people to run the new Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service after pitching the initial salary too low to attract the right calibre of candidate.
- The European parliament has bungled its latest attempt to outlaw spam.
1desatino masculinemetedura de pata feminine informal
- But there's no proof that it would be free of bureaucratic bungles, or serve as a more effective early warning system against potential terrorist attacks.
- The Government, when the bungle was first announced, estimated $500 million.
- Compensation for pensioners left out of pocket by Inland Revenue computer glitches is just the latest in a costly string of bungles, says the study by Computing magazine.
- Surely, he cannot any longer be expected to bear the full brunt of our judicial and bureaucratic bungles.
- The West Macs claim is likely to succeed only in a few small areas, a result of administrative bungles in the past.
- Nobody has expressed regret that a series of bungles and questionable decisions drove a man to suicide.
- But the mistakes and bungles didn't stop at the conclusion of the war to end all wars.
- They claim the bungle may have helped to fuel the alarming childhood obesity crisis in the UK and associated problems such as heart disease and diabetes in later life.
- She had to be dropped from the newcomer category last month after an eligibility bungle because she had already been shortlisted for best female in 2000, but lost out out to Sonique.
- The bungles allowed St Louis to draw level a second and third time after twice trailing by two runs late in the game.
- They need to be told that they will not become criminals because of the department's bungles and blunders.
- Sky channel subscribers in York reacted angrily to the bungle, which could have led to monthly payments of £9 being taken out of their accounts for the next two years.
- Raised on a diet of historical bungles, betrayals and defeats, we've hardly an ounce of self-belief left.
- The bungle is attributed to haste and sloppiness.
- And why these repeated banking bungles in the hi-tech city, supposedly the ultimate destination in India for software companies and foreign banks, alone?
- Red-faced council officers claim the bungle occurred only because they were trying to save taxpayers’ money.
- It has also emerged that the cost of the huge bungle has risen still further, as red-faced officials have warned ministers that they are preparing to write off £14.4m paid out during the fiasco.
- Today we know of a new bungle which will deliver an average debt to Australian families of an additional $400 to $800.
- The bungle has been branded ‘dismal’ by a passenger group based in Manchester, which is calling on Network Rail and train companies to start planning ahead to make sure it never happens again.
- But a minister should also be prepared to accept blame and responsibility for the mistakes and bungles made.
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