In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(unfriendliness, opposition)hostilidad femininehostility to / toward sb/sth — hostilidad hacia algn/algo
- The decision was made against a backdrop of outright hostility towards Lisa from staff at her station.
- Thus in spite of any improvements in the early years, there was always public hostility to contend with.
- It is time to punish journalists, for creating a climate of racism and hostility toward migration.
- At that time my enthusiasm met a cold blast of indifference or hostility from most of the people I talked to about it.
- Such was the anger and hostility among the callers that one official refused to take any more calls.
- There was no hostility towards me, they had no interest in me, all they wanted to do was throw things at the police.
- People are much more good than bad, I thought, tending more to friendship than hostility.
- In fact they will probably go along with it, not wanting to attract further hostility from the military.
- Frostrup faced the same hostility when she was on the judging panel of the 1999 Booker prize.
- He hadn't said anything nasty to the young man and there was no hostility between them.
- To add injustice to the stressful wait is a recipe for disaster that can lead to hostility.
- He said he has met with frequent hostility and criticism from many locals for the work he is doing.
- She believes women themselves have shown hostility to reversing this trend.
- The level of hostility we encountered was about what we expected, at first at least.
- That is why even a kids' film like The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe can provoke such hostility.
- Public hostility to artworks isn't in itself anything that the artist should be pleased about.
- Any identity built on hostility to others can change the object of its hostility as easily as a man changes his coat.
- Both, however, had long since exchanged hustle and hostility for control and variation.
- This climate of hostility affects us all, but most especially impacts those who reside overseas.
- The rapprochement is remarkable because of the depth of the previous hostility between the two men.
formalMilitaryhostilidades formalthe end of hostilities — el cese de las hostilidades
- hostilities broke out — comenzaron las hostilidades
- Many of those people know perfectly well that they will be engaged in hostilities.
- So hopes of a quick snap-back to status quo ante at the end of hostilities quite misread the situation.
- A wreath will be laid at the Cenotaph in memory of those who died in the hostilities, as young and old come together to honour the fallen.
- He asked his forces to lay down their arms and called on the Vietcong to halt all hostilities.
- Under the law of war, enemy combatants may be detained until the end of hostilities.
- Under the laws of war, they can be detained until the conflict, or at least actual hostilities, are concluded.
- Plans were made for a second campaign but renewed hostilities in Gaul delayed action until the following year.
- The analyst said it was too early to say whether this outbreak of hostilities would hit profits at Souter's company.
- It is not known if they complained before hostilities broke out.
- After a week of silence the fight was rescheduled and the hostilities between the two continued.
- In fact, Western intervention in the Balkans exacerbated tensions and sustained hostilities.
- She had spent the war years in Australia, but returned to the city of her birth immediately after hostilities had ceased.
- VE Day passed by with little impact on those still engaged in hostilities in the Far East.
- The castle was returned to the Bradfords at the end of hostilities.
- But this year's spring optimism may have been boosted by an early conclusion to hostilities.
- Without them and the floating cities of the other major powers, would the course of hostilities have been different?
- Her arrival sparked a feud that flared into open hostilities last week between herself and the local mayor.
- They directed their bombers to demolish the northern complex a few days before the end of hostilities.
- Three men were killed before the two sides agreed to end their hostilities.
- They add that POWs are supposed to be released when hostilities end.
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