In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The law students squirmed and equivocated to avoid confronting my question.
- If he equivocates on the urgency to end the occupation, he's spirited in his insistence that the constitution will be Islamic.
- Stupidity is brief and guileless, while wit equivocates and hides.
- At least it is not, so long as we avoid equivocating on the notion of satisfying a desire.
- In fact, Finlayson is a little wordy even with his own words, equivocating and hesitating to offer an opinion of his own, as if lacking in confidence.
- You either love it or hate it, because this never equivocates.
- He has equivocated, frustrating even ardent supporters like Tauzin; and when he has finally acted, it has been to prolong rather than shorten the telecom slump.
- The U.S. role has been equivocating for many years, because the United States has always seen Turkey as a key ally in a rough region, the Middle East.
- After initially equivocating, the ruler finally expressed on 15 August 1947 a preference to join Pakistan.
- In the 1950s and 1960s, the center equivocated during the great battles for civil rights.
- In the face of interrogation by members of the committee, you waffled, equivocated, lied, feigned lack of memory, and even remained silent, in the face of the most probing questions.
- A Wednesday news item on the Prime Minister's intention to refuse to accept a salary increase reveals another minister equivocating on the issue.
- How is it, then, that a man so unequivocal in his own yardstick for cultural superiority in all things, despite admitted unsavoury elements, suddenly equivocates like a fox when asked about censorship?
- It sounded like I was equivocating; that it wasn't a real apology.
- They want justice to be seen to be done, particularly where perpetrators remained quiet, equivocated or evaded the truth.
- After kissing the subject, he just tapers off, equivocates, engages in euphemism.
- Canadians are fundamentally suspicious of any party that appears to equivocate about rights.
- Bishops obfuscate, cardinals equivocate and Church spokesmen prevaricate as the tide of media condemnation surges around them.
- I usually do quirky, or poignant, or lyrical - weak and equivocating.
- They furrow their concerned brows and squint gravely towards the cameras in their field camo but all you hear is hedge and evade and dodge and divert and equivocate.
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