In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(decision/issue) polémico(decision/issue) muy discutido
- As I stated in the opening paragraph of my article, the issue is contentious and controversial.
- Some of the most contentious and disputed issues of our day are matters of bioethics.
- This last piece of evidence is particularly contentious and likely to feature prominently in the appeal.
- Thus the issue remains contentious and unresolved at this time.
- First aid was also a contentious issue in the dispute.
- I shall therefore summarise the parties' respective arguments on these contentious issues.
- The most contentious issue is likely to be a provision encouraging commissioners to facilitate voluntary co-operation by witness to be heard in private.
- That is a very real concern, as is the fact that the Minister has the power to resolve any contentious or unresolved issues to do with scopes of practice.
- Lin suggested that the legislature could initially review only funds to control the epidemic and leave more contentious issues for further discussion.
- Of course controversies and contentious issues have emerged.
- Analogous battles over school finance issues will likely become just as contentious and prolonged.
- Climate change legislation remained contentious and it seems likely that it will studied to death until it's too late to do anything.
- Although Tanzania is one of the least densely populated countries in eastern Africa, control and access to productive lands has become an increasingly contentious issue.
- Other questions of organizational control are also contentious.
- Sex and reproductive control have to become less contentious issues.
- He said car use in the city centre was likely to be contentious, but that cars should not be banned - just used in moderation.
- It would impose an impossible burden on a jobbing printer to have to employ an in-house lawyer to vet contentious or controversial material.
- E-mail is a notoriously bad way to resolve serious disputes over contentious issues, since it easily leads to harsh tones and misunderstandings.
- In the long run the most contentious issue is likely to be wages.
- But the moves for exemption are likely to prove highly contentious, coming as they do in the run-up to elections to the Scottish parliament.
- The book fails to portray the bawdy and contentious woman who wanted always to be on center stage.
- He was, and remains, a contentious figure, accused by some of scheming and power-mongering.
- A strongly contentious figure, he garnered many enemies as well as advocates.
- There is nothing contentious or political about them.
- At about the same time, the Pentagon's exultation of a contentious personality reflected an increasingly codified belief in speed.
- What these beneficiaries of social mobility urged on contentious workers was pious resignation, and in no city did they sermonize more harshly than in Rouen.
- Strange was it to see two so vastly different men as these: Lin was a simple, small town boy, while Jamie was a brilliant, yet from time to time arrogant and contentious man with a youthful side to him.
- By all accounts, her husband was contentious and physically abusive.
- He is known as a bold, often contentious director.
- A blow to the nose, sharply given by an experienced pastor during a congregational debate, can put a contentious layperson into a stupor.
- A contentious or belligerent personality toward others is indicative of hyper-sensitivity and a feeling of never being fully understood.
- She'd been expecting a sweet, unfortunate boy that she might perhaps feel some compassion for, but at the moment all she should feel for this contentious lad was anger.
- These were complex, troubled, frequently contentious people.
- A small, dark, contentious people known as the Picts held sway over the islands until the eighth and ninth centuries, when Viking invaders arrived.
- Cadorna would become one of the most contentious figures in the history of the war.
- I don't like breaches and I am not a particularly contentious person at all, but if my back is against the wall I can certainly muster all my inner forces.
- In the commentaries that precede the extracts, the editor is at pains to present potentially contentious figures as unanimously acclaimed.
- We have always been a contentious people without any hesitation to tear down our leaders.
- The Greeks did not have the capacity to write philosophy, because they were a contentious people.
- Now the tables are turned on the university's contentious president.
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