In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Huge sums of money are at stake, so timing and discretion are paramount.
- The lawmaker, hoping for discretion, deploys a shadowy envoy to send her child support in the form of regular wads of cash.
- You need never worry about announcing yourself to her, she is the absolute soul of discretion if you want to keep your ID to yourself.
- Whoever put them in that group probably hoped discretion and goodwill would make sense of an anomaly.
- The truth is any parent who thinks their child is the soul of discretion on the internet is likely to be wrong.
- Paul is renowned for his discretion, for keeping his counsel as well as his word.
- Rumour has it that eminent politicians come here seeking discretion and peace.
- I am hoping for discretion and will certainly give that in return.
- His discretion in the face of so scrofulous and untutored a palate as mine was marvellous.
- If these people play fair and use discretion and common sense, they shall have my full support.
2(judgment)criterio masculineuse your discretion — haz lo que mejor te parezca
- at the committee's discretion — a criterio / a discreción de la comisión
- they granted her the discretion to do whatever she felt necessary — le concedieron facultades discrecionales para hacer lo que considerara necesario
- the age / years of discretion — la madurez
- The committee will use its discretion in deciding whether to grant permission or not.
- Refunds for late cancellations will be at the discretion of the organisers.
- What discretion do local authorities have in devising their allocations schemes?
- Rules say bus drivers can use their discretion regarding dogs but they must have a valid reason for refusing.
- He says he hopes selectors use their discretion and pick him for the event anyway.
- It says that any residence visa or permit is at the discretion of the Minister of Immigration.
- That is always a difficult task for an authority, because it is left with discretion.
- It will be for the court to exercise its discretion in deciding whether this is the situation.
- Visiting outside these times will be at the discretion of the senior midwife.
- It will be entirely at the discretion of the government to decide whether or not to amend that law.
- The person purporting to exercise his discretion has acted in abuse or excess of his power.
- He believes officers should use their discretion when dealing with speeding offences.
- If your score lies between a band, then it is at the discretion of the exam board what classification you receive.
- It is then up to the police to decide, in the exercise of their discretion, whether to grant the favour or not.
- State courts have far greater powers of discretion in sentencing than federal courts.
- Some players also allow the ace to be worth one or fourteen at the discretion of the person who plays or captures it.
- However, it is entirely at the discretion of local authorities how this is applied.
- The trial judge was entitled to exercise his discretion in dismissing the motion.
- The granting of such consent shall be at the sole and absolute discretion of each of the parties.
- A number of factors will be taken into account in deciding whether to exercise the discretion.
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