In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formal(assertion/argument) refutar formalthere is no gainsaying the fact that he lied — es innegable que mintió
- there is no gainsaying her talent — es innegable / indiscutible que tiene talento
- Pundits argue still, but no one gainsays that such involvement and determination created something more than a gestural pastiche.
- No one truthfully gainsays the importance of professionalism to modern technological progress.
- I'm not denying or gainsaying the fact that one could make a case.
- Anybody gainsaying General Relativity had best demonstrate an unambiguous reproducible falsification.
- Anything outside those actions is proof one has entered the Iron Bubble, and automatically gainsays the statements of the other side simply because the other side made them.
- Now, I don't gainsay the need to start the transition process.
- Whatever problems one might have with military tribunals, is it really possible to gainsay the White House response on this one?
- From early in her life Kamla is surprised by a contrary inner voice which frequently gainsays the received wisdom of her elders and betters.
- We do not gainsay any of that, your Honour, and, indeed, the complaint against us is not in connection with the certification process, of course.
- No-one can possibly gainsay the need to travel on the railway in safety and it will be difficult to advance an argument against these giants.
- These revisionists could not of course ultimately gainsay the fact that France was defeated.
- It is an about-face that gainsays the ground of his achievement.
- In the light of the ability to pay the Liquidator the correct account, the claimant's statements have not been gainsaid.
- Again, it cannot be gainsaid that the greater number of those who hold high places in our poetical literature are absolute nincompoops - fellows alike innocent of reason and of rhyme.
- We may not gainsay the outcome but we can say that if the Commission rules against Deputy Collins the party leadership will have little room for manoeuvre.
- But it is hard to gainsay the fundamental reality that the liberal news media are more firmly in the saddle than ever.
- Twenty-five years on, who can gainsay their prophetic analysis?
- It cannot be gainsaid that the digital revolution is here with us.
- In your place, I should not gainsay the truth, but I'd put it in a different and more telling way.…
- In an era in which the very power of national governments of reformist pedigree to deliver reforms is under question, Labour gainsays the question.
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