In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘I think they are saying it to cause discontent with pensioners because they feel they don't get a fair crack of the whip,’ she said.
- Both figures were substantially down from highs last July after 500,000 people took to the streets to voice discontent with the government.
- The economy is still on a knife-edge and there is growing popular discontent with falling living standards and the lack of basic democratic rights.
- I have an odd emotional reaction to tax season, which has nothing to do with resentment over paying or discontent with the federal government.
- Recently, a few rumblings of discontent with the institutional status quo have been felt from various parts of Canada.
- Not dissatisfaction with the present, but discontent with what would be the case if one did not act, is necessary for action.
- The meeting highlighted discontent with the level of information parents are receiving about their medical and legal rights.
- But it also stemmed from the group's discontent with the way of discussion over amending Article 76.
- By-elections are traditionally the time when the electorate gives the government in power a slap in the face, expressing discontent with the way things are going.
- The woman in London asked me what I thought about it all, and I said it was a sign of discontent with the regime.
- It follows widespread discontent with the tax this year, particularly among pensioners, which led to hundreds withholding payments.
- He expressed at the beginning of last month his discontent with the way the previous Cabinet dealt with the flood crisis.
- So he has no need to worry about domestic discontent with his regime, and the external pressure from the crisis has faded considerably.
- In an editorial in the paper, he condemned the student association and urged students to express discontent with college officials.
- He finally decided to express his extreme discontent with her via MSN this evening in a random miniature conversation.
- But certainly, there's some level of discontent with the soldiers and all who are serving there today.
- The internet may well be the only way we can communicate our frustration and discontent with the sad state of affairs we find ourselves in.
- And as I grow older and such messages are needed more and more frequently, my discontent with the words I find grows more and more acute.
- It just shows the ferocious discontent with what's going on now.
- The other explanation is that the constitution became merely the vehicle for the people to register a wider and deeper discontent with the state of affairs in Europe.
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