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)conspirarto conspire to + inf — conspirar para + inf
- to conspire against sb — conspirar contra algn
- circumstances conspired to thwart our plans — todo conspiró / se confabuló para que nuestros planes fracasaran
- They didn't lose their case because everyone conspired against them.
- If the parent or guardian of the person conspires to commit such acts, they will be imprisoned for from four years to twenty years.
- The Brits have just charged eight men with conspiring to commit heinous terrorist acts.
- Under that statute, anyone who conspires to commit torture - by, say, authorising it - is liable to a penalty of life imprisonment.
- How are you really able to argue that the ‘elite’ have conspired to achieve this result.
- He is forced to plead for the return of a man he conspired against, denigrated and expelled.
- Are the traffic planners of this city conspiring to bring the whole place to a standstill?
- This angers a cabal of evil businessmen, who somehow are profiting from the bad times, so they conspire to bring the new agency down.
- He also dismissed as unfounded the father's claim that his family had conspired against him and made up a story about the rape.
- He is being prosecuted by the US government for conspiring to commit murder and aiding terrorist organizations.
- In his eyes, he did not fail; he was conspired against and was therefore entitled to compensate for his disadvantage by bending the rules.
- Those who are members of the Church and yet conspire against her commit a serious and brutal crime.
- He was charged with conspiring to commit wilful murder.
- How can one trust a system in which the government and the opposition have conspired to let an aging generation run the show?
- But racing, in particular, has often suffered from people who deliberately conspire to fix results, and those cheats now know that their days are numbered.
- The former classroom assistant denies conspiring to pervert the course of justice and two counts of assisting an offender.
- Any person who aids, abets, counsels or conspires to commit such acts is a criminal.
- This type of public affirmation of the underdog was partly why his enemies conspired against him.
- Before he died, he believed that his doctors had conspired against him.
- Currently, conspiracy to defraud is a common law offence that requires that two or more individuals conspire to commit a fraud against another.
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