In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(theory/claim) demoler informal(theory/claim) desacreditar(belief/person) desacreditar(ridicule) ridiculizar(expose) desenmascarar
- In a few pages he debunks the idea that testosterone makes men behave as they do.
- Goode's goal is to understand rather than to debunk such beliefs.
- Fourth, Dr. Robison also debunks the common assumption that our kids are not only eating more today, they're eating more of the wrong kinds of food.
- More importantly, it debunks the idea that educational reform is instituted to enhance the skills of the labour force.
- It is not their inclination to debunk combat heroes…
- They can open a window on the inner workings of ivory tower, debunking stereotypes of academics as detached from the real world.
- She debunks the idea that the human interest story was always central to American journalism.
- In his brilliant appraisal of the post-punk years, Simon Reynolds debunks the old idea that the Sixties witnessed pop's golden era.
- If anything, the Oscar nominations debunk the idea that this was a great year for women.
- However, by an analysis of econometric studies, case study work and official statistics, this paper debunks the idea that, for the majority of these groups, ‘things are getting better’.
- A very ordinary rural chap (the Mirror piece certainly debunking the idea that he is a reclusive loner), he has understandably won mass public sympathy for the way he was mistreated.
- She also debunked a Western belief that health is synonymous with mediocrity and suffering with art.
- You may have heard of professor Richard Wiseman - a British psychologist famous for debunking irrational ideas.
- All told, an evening that deromanticises Ibsen without debunking him and that offers vital proof as to why we still need the international festival.
- This is the man who spends much energy trying to debunk Mother Theresa.
- Sometimes this long-range goal is sacrificed because of the desire to expose or debunk a current claim.
- Over the past two centuries, Hamilton's reputation has waxed and waned as America has glorified or debunked businessmen.
- Mike Males devotes a chapter in his 1999 book Framing Youth to debunking the myth that young people are not oppressed.
- The major portion of this book is dedicated to debunking beliefs in astrology, superstition and New Age beliefs.
- It's just not worth debunking someone who has no credibility in the first place.
- He brilliantly debunks the notion of a single ‘pre-political’, traditional and eternal concept of marriage.
- Whoever is trying to debunk him, they are simply jealous that he is up there and they are down there.
- Ignore or debunk David Irving, but don't censor him.
- The film debunks the notion of an egalitarian society.
- A growing body of research on parent-adolescent relationships has debunked the popular notion that emotional distancing is a necessary companion to adolescent individuation.
- The teenage Twain's initial intention had nothing to do with debunking Simmons.
- Each year, the Abstinence Clearinghouse devotes two hours of its annual conference to debunking a man whose fame and influence peaked generations ago.
- I wanted to take a moment to say thank you, both for your much-needed educational foundation and for your dedicated work debunking scam artists and frauds.
- How to debunk the man who set 61 NHL scoring records, led the NHL in scoring 10 times, and was the league MVP 9 times?
- Rothman debunks the romantic notion of a doomed genius working feverishly by candlelight to commit his revolutionary theory of equations and groups to paper.
- Dr Marshall places Knox in his context and cuts him down to size without debunking him or letting him be effaced by the tumult of his times.
- It is the first of several articles that debunk the theory that ‘A-type’ personalities are prone to heart disease.
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