In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to do sb a disservice
- this report does him a disservice — este informe no le hace justicia
- my parents did me a great disservice by educating me at home — mis padres no me hicieron ningún favor educándome en casa
- these strident advocates do their cause a disservice — estos partidarios fanáticos perjudican la causa por la que luchan
- What's more, it's a disservice to the values held by the party's members to limit itself that way.
- Pete Cami gives a disturbing account of youth crime but your headline does a disservice to the efforts of the police.
- But I would be doing the author a great disservice if I gave any impression that this is a political tract.
- Here was a chance to look candidly at the way multi-culturalism in Bradford has done a disservice to race relations.
- An educational system that does not teach economically viable skills is a disservice to the nation.
- Okay, I do agree that by not complaining I'm doing a disservice to all consumers.
- We Americans do ourselves a disservice if we think we can work miracles overnight.
- At one point I tried it as under score, but it felt like a disservice to the song.
- To act as such would be a disservice to the diverse student body as whole, and contrary to my elected mandate.
- It is a disservice to students and to themselves to be restricting the flow of information to students.
- By ignoring these issues in their reviews, critics are doing a great disservice to their readers.
- While it may seem equitable to accommodate everybody's needs, this often ends up doing users a disservice.
- What's more, they are a disservice to the anti-war movement and the left, which will decisively reject them.
- It's not a funny site and acts as a disservice to our community.
- We both have our lives to live, and being airlifted out of the central field does a disservice to both of us.
- Yur story is a disservice to the public and seems quite out of character with normal Register content.
- The article does a real disservice to those children who do have learning differences.
- This was a fine privilege for its editors and a confusing disservice to your readership.
- Appeasement does not work and those who endorse it are doing an enormous disservice to their people.
- Slater actually does viewers a disservice by being less than embarrassing here.
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