In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(differ in opinion)no estar de acuerdodisentir formaldiscrepar formaldisentir / discrepar de algn/algo formalto disagree with sb/sth — no estar de acuerdo con algn/algo
- no one ventured to disagree — nadie se atrevió a mostrar su desacuerdo / disconformidad
- I (must) disagree — yo disiento / discrepo
- They arrive at different estimates; they disagree about how many peanuts there are in front of them.
- I would respectfully disagree with your statement that we're becoming more like our enemy.
- However, 12.5 percent totally disagreed with the statement and another 8.2 disagreed with it.
- And unfortunately, she's well aware that some readers disagree vehemently with articles I've written.
- But don't think everybody has it in for you - some experts totally disagree.
- Advice from professionals can help, but experts often disagree.
- Historians disagree about exactly when the decline of the British empire began.
- The vast majority of people who vote Liberal Democrat disagree quite violently with their policies.
- In the first trial, the judge agreed and, in the second trial, a different trial judge disagreed.
- I respectfully disagree with your statement that it wouldn't hurt to play these games in New Orleans this year.
- Indeed, different scientists even disagree as to what the best edition of the map is at any one time.
- Post-trial newspaper reports paint a picture of pathological mayhem, with medical experts disagreeing and changing their opinions.
- She and I were too different and always disagreed but she made my son happy.
- Len Wallace respected all opinions - even while disagreeing - and he was always honest, focused and principled.
- There are always people who disagree on the issues of abortion, homosexuality and religion.
- But when relaxed, he is charming, deferring politely to opinions with which he disagrees and displaying a conscientious desire to understand.
- For reasons which follow, I respectfully disagree with his conclusion.
- In other words, they disagreed then and disagree now fundamentally with the characterization of the threat.
- A spokesperson for the Department of Health said they completely disagreed with the views put forward by Mr McNamara.
- In fact, scientists don't disagree on these matters nearly as much as some would have you believe!
1.2(quarrel)discutirto disagree with sb — discutir con algn
1.3(conflict)(accounts/figures/reports) no coincidir(accounts/reports/figures) discreparto disagree with sth — no coincidir con algo
- Couples go through a number of statements and see whether they agree, disagree, or are undecided about them.
- The various accounts disagree over whether it was the whole of his left ear or just part of it which was cut.
- However, what each of the Gospels describes - though disagreeing quite radically on details - is nothing that deserves the name legal proceedings but rather a travesty thereof.
- The remaining ‘incongruous’ crosses disagreeing in gene order with the largest clique were used to infer the existence of inversion polymorphism.
2(cause discomfort)to disagree with sb — discutir con algn
- onions disagree with her — las cebollas le sientan / le caen mal
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