In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(disapproval)desaprobación feminineto view / look on sth with disfavor — no ver algo con buenos ojos
- to fall into disfavor — caer en desgracia
- to find disfavor with sb — encontrar la oposición de algn
- His choice not to intervene won him international disfavor.
- Under normal circumstances, such a situation leads to a regime of favoritism and disfavor.
- There is nothing new in this: the Monarchy has almost always been regarded with disfavour, so has the ‘Establishment’, especially when times were bad.
- We feel disfavor for all ideals that might lead one to feel at home even in this fragile, broken time of transition; as for its ‘realities,’ we do not believe that they will last.
- Unfortunately, this year state budgets face such shortfalls that tax credits are looked upon with disfavor.
- But those singled out for disfavor can be forgiven for suspecting more invidious forces at work.
- ‘It's an industry that's sensitive to public expressions of favor and disfavor,’ he said.
- He looks with disfavor on this simplest solution because it imposes a particular geometry on space and also requires some kind of master clock to synchronize the updating of all the cells throughout the grid.
- It has always been viewed with disfavor by our courts.
- From the beginning, the Protestant Reformers looked with disfavor on the contemplative life and on the quality of mystery that they designated ‘otherworldly.’
- Today every song in the home-burned CDs met with disfavor.
- But contemporary celebrity is plugged into a relentless cycle of favour and disfavour.
- It must have been near the end of school for I was already walking barefoot, something that my father, the local country doctor, looked on with disfavor.
- The judge was right to view this submission with disfavour.
- A decision-maker may have unfairly regarded with disfavour one party's case either consciously or unconsciously.
- That readership includes employees who learn what stories will meet with the favour or disfavour of management.
- At one stage there was also a rumour that he was in some disfavour with the board because of delays to the construction of Seven's new Martin Place studios in the heart of Sydney.
- Spam has retained some popularity in various parts of the world, although regarded with disfavour by those who eschew processed foods or have pretensions to gourmet status.
2(disadvantage)to be to sb's disfavor — perjudicar a algn
- One food ingredient that has fallen into a little disfavour is transfatty acids.
- Unfortunately, the chair who routinely fails to make the hard decisions on personnel will soon fall into disfavor with his or her dean - and then the entire department may suffer.
- Between 1983 and 1988 some tests that had been used quite widely fell into disfavour.
- Over time, laws that treated women as the property of their husbands fell into disfavor, and state legislatures eliminated many of the status-based disabilities that married women had formerly endured.
- About AD 130 he fell into disfavour, although it is disputed whether or not he was exiled.
- In the end, the movement fell into disfavor after World War 1 due to a number of factors.
- Conservative policies then seemed to prosper as conservative parties fell into disfavor with voters.
- It fell into disfavor when synthetic thyroid became more popular.
- Human intelligence fell into disfavor during the 90's, even into the 80's.
- However, by the mid-15th century, shields began to fall into disfavour among the cavalry, already well protected by body armour.
- This picture naturally also fell into disfavour.
- Overall, the motion picture is an effective and intense portrait of the downfall and destruction of a woman who falls into society's disfavor, but it is far from a flawless effort.
- He was also secretary to Becket with whom he was exiled when he fell into disfavour with Henry II.
- Maximus fell into disfavour and Rome sent the largest army it had ever assembled after Hannibal.
- Linking social capital between communities and representatives in the state apparatus falls into disfavour.
- But eventually the group as a whole fell into some disfavor.
- This theory seems to have fallen into disfavor for two reasons.
- Therefore, the use of ampicillin has fallen into disfavor.
- Because they are difficult to grow, farro and spelt fell into disfavor as farmers turned to raising the more profitable and high-yielding commercial wheat variety.
- Why have we seen vaccine development fall into such disfavor?
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