In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1US(become agitated)ponerse muy nervioso
2(be indecisive)titubearvacilarI was dithering over whether to go or not — no sabía si ir o no ir
- While the FDA dithers, the case against selling EC over the counter weakens by the day.
- The government has been warned to stop dithering and delaying over its Crossrail plans for Kingston.
- While other sporting associations and organisations vacillated and dithered and dallied, the GAA got on with it.
- Still, we dithered around with first one idea and then another.
- There must be no more discussion, delay or dithering on building this interceptor tunnel.
- While the government dithers, the awful record of deaths at work gets worse.
- In the face of this, official Ottawa dithers and slithers, hoping questions about Arar will go away.
- The longer that the government dithers, the deeper we get into debt.
- Meanwhile, as she dithers, I put more and more things into boxes.
- Dibden Bay and Southampton have been delayed and they are dithering about Bathside.
- It's a very small-scale event, so please don't dither, dally or delay.
- The limited access to anti-retrovirals and national government's dithering further dims their future.
- We're still dithering over the Future Fund and talking of parking spare shares there.
- While the Government dithers, the project continues to suffer mind-boggling cost escalation at the rate of Rs. 55 lakh a day.
- As the Government dithers on the matter, he said, cancer sufferers in Waterford, Kilkenny, Wexford and Carlow are dying.
- Time and again he dithered and dallied on the baseline.
- Yet the CEOs and the Boards of Directors still dithered and their share prices were unshaken.
- And so Danny just stood in the background whilst the soldiers dithered around trying to make things safe.
- They dithered and faltered and could not get the roll-out of the leadership coup over to the public or even amongst themselves.
- Because hanging around while someone dithers over their order was getting between him and his carefully crafted lifestyle.
1he's in a real dither about the concert — está (lo que se dice) neura con lo del concierto informal
- their unexpected arrival threw her into a dither — llegaron sin avisar y se puso muy nerviosa
- The fresh wave of rhapsodic dither on the director's sociopolitical acuity was inevitable.
- His moment of authority coming as it does after an evening of dither and doubt is a well thought out and crafted piece of acting.
- In DXD mode, dither is selectable for stereo and surround monitors, but you must not use it.
- Why all this dither about what's modern and what's not?
- Veterans are disappointed if not a little angered by the dither and delay which means the collection is now going 100 miles away.
- After what seemed like an eternity of debate and dither, Winters finally smashed his kick high and to the left of Gallacher.
- After Clark and I returned home from our oceanic bonding session, we walked in the door to find the whole house in a dither.
- ‘It is time the Government ended the dither and delay,’ Mr Burstow said.
- But still, the whole experience can send me into a tissy and a dither and you don't want Halley in either of those places.
- It was entertaining to see them caught in a dither of priorities.
- It's the day of the murder-mystery fundraising event and Colleen's all in a dither.
- Image processor using both dither and error diffusion to produce halftone images with less flicker and patterns
- With Hong Kong in a dither, Shanghai is quickly gaining prominence as the gateway to China.
- Intel's obviously in a bit of a dither about this.
- Instead, the government opted for dither and funk.
- The Empress is in a dither about the sprinklers again.
- Mary charged out of the room in an obvious dither.
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