In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1enérgica respuesta femininecounterblast to sth/sb — enérgica respuesta a algo/algn
- With an explosive set of new proposals to go with it, it might provide the much-needed counterblast to Labour.
- This highly original, thought-provoking and discursive counterblast against the hypocrisy and cant be served up to the [US ]public should be watched by anyone with any sympathy with that country's exploited and oppressed.
- Separate or joined, however, I was always ready with a defensive counterblast.
- Whether viewed as a quick fix or a counterblast, the f-word is always fraught with danger.
- About the laws on handguns, I am sending off a counterblast,
- Last month, in a counterblast to the BBC's survey of the 100 greatest novels, a newspaper poll of the 50 worst fingered The Alchemist for its ‘pseudo-philosophic witterings’.
- We are the counterblast to the easy comfort and cosy reassurance of all things you hate: the unholy amalgam of Zen, Californian, chilled-out, ethnic, post-hippie, Celtic and new age.
- Nevertheless, he did good work on their behalf by editing a succession of antirent propagandist journals as a counterblast to the generally hostile popular press.
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