In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(intentionally)adredea propósitodeliberadamenteyou did that deliberately — lo hiciste adrede / a propósito
- I'm not trying to be deliberately provocative here, by the way.
- Sometimes, they deliberately kept houses vacant in order to make speculative gains in the market.
- The line between citizens and the state is being deliberately and successfully blurred, not just by governments, but also by terrorists.
- Many have justifiable ethical concerns about deliberately deceiving patients regarding the nature of their treatment.
- She would never have deliberately taken her own life.
- I can say as a parent that I was often innocent and occasionally deliberately ignorant about the areas of sin in my own life.
- He suggests that they were deliberately being kept out of sight.
- He deliberately tried not to think about the telegram any more.
- The language of central banking is obscure, deliberately obscured, in my view.
- The Graduate Program in Music is deliberately small, admitting six to eight students each year.
- Allegations were made that the asylum-seekers had deliberately thrown their children overboard.
- The Maastricht package was a political bargain, which deliberately left for later negotiation many of the wider ramifications of monetary union.
- The accused was deliberately deceptive about where he lived.
- Whilst Courbet was an open revolutionary, Manet did not deliberately produce provocative paintings, in his eyes he was emulating the early greats.
- Information suggests that some of these vehicles were deliberately followed prior to being stolen by thieves in another vehicle.
- At times, they have been more or less deliberately constructed for public relations purposes.
- We do not know whether those statements were deliberately misleading or uninformed.
- I think the press has been confused about this or deliberately misled.
- Richardson that she couldn't afford the mortgage were deliberately concealed.
- In most cases it is done out of ignorance, not deliberately.
2(unhurriedly)(move/speak/gesture) pausadamente(gesture/speak/move) con parsimonia
- Slowly, deliberately maintaining eye contact with him, Beth drew one arm around Charlotte's waist.
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