In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1discutiblethat's a debatable point — eso es (una cuestión) discutible
- In reading the commentary it seems that it could be debatable whether the levies issued during that period were legal.
- It's debatable whether any animal is actually self aware enough to know the difference between life and death.
- Whether or not such a market can ever come into being sponsored by government is a debatable question.
- It's still debatable whether the correct modern spelling is Lea or Lee, although the historic spelling is in fact Ley.
- Whether the current centre is well placed or good value for money are still debatable points.
- The spiritual argument against the death penalty is equally as debatable as the one for it.
- "I think both incidents were highly debatable, " he said.
- As such, Kant's argument here is a compelling and, obviously, debatable one.
- Whether you call it near is a somewhat debatable point.
- Whether Scotland is keeping pace with these rapid changes is debatable.
- Whether millions of record-buyers will share her selective amnesia is debatable.
- Whether subsequent antibiotic treatment will benefit these patients is debatable.
- Whether such an increase in credit card use is a good thing is, of course, somewhat debatable.
- It is debatable whether it is even possible to do much more.
- Industry revenue from music sales is certainly down, but whether the internet is entirely to blame is debatable.
- Whether these foods are actually aphrodisiacs is debatable.
- And this is a much more debatable proposition.
- Well, I think that may be a debatable proposition.
- While they certainly helped raise funds, whether it was entertainment or not might be debatable.
- Whether that's a good or bad trait is debatable, but I've tried to stay true to my own vision.
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