In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(plot)conspiración femininethere's a conspiracy against me in this office! — ¡toda la oficina está confabulada contra mí! humorous
- conspiracy to + inf — conspiración para + inf
- the press maintained a conspiracy of silence on the subject — la prensa guardó un silencio cómplice sobre el tema
- I have not seen the signs of corruption and conspiracy of which the father speaks in going through the papers.
- We are part of the same sordid conspiracy against public understanding.
- They were the ones who uncovered conspiracies, unmasked the wrongdoers and alerted the world to crimes against humanity.
- Sometimes, I think we believe in conspiracies because they provide comfort.
- Oh, and his predecessor was probably murdered as part of some massive conspiracy.
- In brief, the claimant has managed to convince himself that he is the victim of a Jewish judicial conspiracy.
- The tacit conspiracy is the cause; the secret conspiracies are the symptoms.
- We're all conspiratorial minded in America because there are so many conspiracies.
- This documentary itself is part of another conspiracy, that of the left.
- But to say that history cannot be explained by conspiracy does not mean that there are no conspiracies in history.
- So I suppose this makes me a member of the international neocon conspiracy as well as an evil shill for the oil industry.
- It is loaded with danger, physical and financial, and comes with a hint of conspiracy.
- Belief in plots and conspiracies was yet another sign of the credulity of the times.
- Where there were kings, queens, palaces there ought to be intrigues, conspiracies and secret tunnels.
- They often doubt each other's intentions and accuse each other of hatching conspiracies.
- The problem with conspiracy theories is that they give people who spot real conspiracies a bad name.
- If the uncovered ‘secrets’ involve grand conspiracies, so much the better.
- You can go on forever trying to prove there's some conspiracy, some plot.
- The third fact of the matter is that it's not some sinister conspiracy.
- In this case, propaganda was a weapon of tremendous importance to this conspiracy.
2(act of conspiring)conspiración feminine
- The second man is also being held on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
- He was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to defraud and 10 of corruptly offering money.
- He had previously admitted conspiracy to do acts tending or intending to pervert the course of justice.
- She is serving three-and-a-half years in prison for conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
- One recent suit charges him with kidnapping minors and conspiracy to commit genocide.
- He also faces charges of conspiracy to commit burglaries and steal motor vehicles in West Yorkshire.
- The five accused men, three from the company and two customers, all deny a charge of conspiracy to defraud.
- Both have pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to defraud and making a false instrument.
- Seven men have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to burglary, and another is wanted by police.
- Three other gang members were jailed for between two and four years while a fourth was cleared of conspiracy.
- They are each accused of conspiracy to defraud the Returning Officer of Burnley Borough Council.
- She was cleared of misconduct in a public office and conspiracy to supply a class A drug.
- It will decide whether charges of forgery and conspiracy to defraud should be brought.
- There seem to be few prosecutions for conspiracy to defraud directed at public officials.
- Charges of conspiracy to defraud and two of conspiracy to obtain a money transfer by deception were left on the file.
- He faces charges of attempted murder and aiding the enemy and conspiracy to commit war crimes.
- The Fourth and Fifth Defendants colluded in conspiracy to defraud for their own personal gains.
- Tamper with a witness and see how you would go on a charge of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
- Two women and seven men have been arrested for theft and conspiracy to defraud.
- If this act is committed by an individual acting alone it will also escape the offence of conspiracy to defraud.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.