In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(statement of displeasure)queja femininereclamo masculine Latin Americamy main complaint was the food — mi principal (motivo de) queja era la comida
- to make a complaint — quejarse
- to lodge a complaint — hacer una reclamación
- they have no cause/grounds for complaint — no tienen motivo de queja
- Having said that, we have received dozens of complaints about your statements at our meetings.
- The tough measures are in response to complaints that the government was taken by surprise by the last protest.
- Yet, there are frequent complaints that his films are not easy to understand.
- Traffic officers have received a number of complaints that drivers are skirting the barriers.
- At the time, TVB countered by saying that it was those complaints that were unhealthy.
- The latter system has been dogged by complaints that it can too easily be abused by people intent on fraud.
- I have some sympathy with his complaint.
- Meanwhile, Lismore Council has responded to complaints that it is wasting water.
- We have had only one complaint about the letter, and that was not from a church member but from a relative.
- Over 40 per cent of households were dissatisfied with how complaints were handled.
- Some of the worst complaints that I received were about what was happening inside the interrogation rooms.
- The consumer watchdog received written complaints against 120 different airlines last year.
- It is also understood that complaints that he has been harassed by the media have been lodged with local Gardaí.
- Residents-only parking in Witham is to be reviewed after complaints that the scheme is being abused.
- She refused to say whether she has received complaints that firms are feasting at the city trough.
- They hauled the application back before them after complaints that the colour scheme had made the ride too imposing.
- And it's their response to the hordes of complaints that makes this ordeal even worse.
- I feel that because of the tremendous amount of complaints that they received last year they felt they had to do something.
- This followed complaints that drivers were flouting the one-way system because they could not see the sign until it was too late.
- Council officials said there had also been complaints that bird seed might attract rats.
2(ailment)dolencia feminine formalafección feminine formal
- However, as time has gone by, I am more convinced than ever that infertility should be treated as a medical complaint, just as any other condition.
- They should never be allowed to talk about their medical complaints in public with decent people around.
- Back pain is a complaint often associated with the squat exercise.
- The unit is primarily for the treatment of patients with a medical complaint or complication and are clinically deemed ‘low risk’.
- Common gastrointestinal complaints such as gastroenteritis, gastritis, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea may occur in recovering patients.
- Neck manipulation is often performed for minor complaints, yet carries a risk of major handicap.
- Why didn't you go to the VA with a medical complaint?
- He had been ill for some months and had various lung complaints and breathing difficulties.
- Some people suffer from specific back complaints that will always require complete rest.
- Headache is the most common somatic complaint in children.
- Many diseases or medical conditions have vertigo as an associated complaint, Gantz notes.
- Perhaps the rain prevented other activities, but it seemed as if everyone in the homeless shelter had some medical complaint.
- It is the presenting complaint in many conditions.
- Credited for sorting out a vast array of mild complaints, these yellow tablets are a godsend.
- Minerva has long believed that stress can trigger skin complaints, although some dermatologists disagree.
- Iwan said that his uncle had a number of medical complaints such as hepatitis and diabetes.
- I was a remarkably regular attender at my doctor's surgery for a variety of minor complaints.
- They also use it to treat arthritis, gastrointestinal complaints and parasitic infections.
- A 43-year-old man was admitted with a chief complaint of seizures, fever, and possible aspiration pneumonia.
- The doctor diagnosed the complaint as a cardiac problem and prescribed heart medicine.
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