In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(dispute)who was responsible is still in contention — todavía se discute quién fue el responsable
- the matter in contention — el asunto en discusión
- her motives are not in contention — nadie pone en tela de juicio sus intenciones
- This diversity is one of the main points of contention between astrologers themselves.
- It plainly indicates that a controversy or contention has arisen between the parties.
- It has been the origin of a lot of discord and a lot of contention over consents.
- Last night he had put himself in medal contention in the decathlon.
- Roth says he was immediately drawn to the novel, which had a history of contention all its own.
- An e-voting system like this is an invitation for fraud, and sure to be a point of contention when the votes are counted.
- The basis for this contention among British doctors seems even more tenuous.
- So the only area of contention is the area of where we are investigating behaviour that may be unlawful.
- The appellants dispute this contention by reference to the principle as formulated by them.
- One of the main points of contention is the executive compensation issue.
- Sea power's dominance, however, has been a point of contention among military historians.
- One area of contention is whether a confession made by a co-defendant may be tendered by a defendant.
- The absence of independent testing of milk has been a source of contention for years.
- A common area of contention is the time the new home will be complete.
- Another area of much contention is the desired level of channel control sought by the manufacturer.
- The defendant disputes the claimant's contention that they failed in their duty to notify and consult.
- The pound in a pensioner's pocket or purse has become the latest point of contention for politicians.
- But it's not hard to see why this funding bottom line is the main point of contention here.
- Ownership has long been a source of contention in the Irish newspaper industry.
- One of the main points of contention between the two sides was shift scheduling.
2(assertion)opinión feminineit is her contention that … — a su modo de ver …
- These contentions were borne out by my direct observation of the police handling of numerous disputes.
- Indeed, my contention is that everyone in his movies is completely real.
- It is not my contention that information must needs run on a parallel track to entertainment.
- In our view there are two conclusive answers to these contentions.
- The statement and evidence of the defendant contains strong specific contentions that the prosecution is politically motivated.
- It is my contention that the two groups simply have radically different registers and types of interaction.
- On teen pregnancy I have to say that official statistics do not support her contention.
- Hence the contentions and the arguments of the plaintiff are weak and not legitimate.
- There are, almost daily, reporters' observations, columnists' opinions and e-mail complaints that support my contentions.
- He repeated his earlier contention that the country has enough food to feed its people.
- It is my contention that she didn't really betray anyone, and that the real agents of betrayal in all of this are the media.
- Their contentions are theoretical and ideological, not based on reality.
- I am not saying you do not have arguments against the contentions the applicant would wish to make.
- It is my contention that the difference between a monarchy and a republic would be symbolic only.
- I agree with her contention that the debate was a good thing for the party, as argued below.
- But to this point, the administration has offered few direct answers to the particular contentions of the critics.
- In view of their Lordships, however, such a contention is not maintainable.
- There are many, many arguments to consider and contentions to examine.
- We say that if it is necessary, the second respondent in its argument has raised a contention.
- This event also paints a picture somewhat at odds with the respondent's contentions that the applicant had no significant input into Xavier's life.
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