In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They nearly enveloped it, which would have led to immediate capitulation of the English at Quebec.
- Let's not assume that calls for other than military solutions are capitulation to terrorism.
- Simply put, some investors believe that true capitulation is the sign of a bottom.
- The Americans have stopped pretending, and now demand outright capitulation to its hegemony.
- It's the way to confound those who cynically try to use ‘inactivity by the members’ as an excuse for capitulation.
- Historically, such a profoundly submissive capitulation, as took place in the Soviet case, was a rarity.
- There is no compromise with such an enemy, no capitulation to him, no way to avoid casualties, no easy way out.
- Should we be surprised by the extent of England's capitulation?
- Finally, Stalin promised Soviet entry into the war with Japan around three months after German capitulation.
- All around the world, Britain's defeat or capitulation was expected within weeks.
- In the military sense capitulation provides a means to end conflict, either at local or a wider level.
- The tenor of the campaign revealed a determination to achieve capitulation, not compromise.
- There are some signs of at least partial capitulation to the merchants by the clearance provider.
- We are dealing with an absolutist culture that demands total capitulation or nothing.
- What it says seems rather to indicate a more general capitulation among many so-called left of centre bloggers and journalists.
- Both assumptions have always been dubious, and are even more so after last week's capitulation.
- But there was also boundless sympathy for Norman, whose extraordinary capitulation lived with him long after.
- Fighting ceased on October 2 with the formal capitulation of the Home Army forces.
- What is called for in this matter is neither war nor capitulation.
- The capitulation of the left on economic growth parallels its defeat and marginalisation in political struggles.
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