In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1impasse masculinepunto muerto masculineto be at / in an impasse — estar en un impasse / en punto muerto
- to reach an impasse — llegar a un impasse / a un punto muerto
- If the impasse continues, the jockeys could take the matter to court.
- The bill also provides a new form of assistance to overcome impasses in collective bargaining and facilitate settlement wherever possible.
- I changed my party affiliation at a time when my state, California, was in a big battle over energy and recalls and budget impasses.
- Referenda would also possibly provide a way out of the impasse when Commons is at loggerheads with the Lords.
- The result is an impasse, which is normally the case when blind insularity meets common sense.
- If that goes ahead, and the impasse continues, another election could occur, Murphy said.
- An impasse was reached and the lorry remained where it was for nearly three hours, to the consternation of motorists behind.
- Nevertheless, while he pursued this utopian conception, he also saw in the course of history the configuration of its crises and impasses.
- Better a halting dialogue between the right and left hand, full of gaping pauses and impasses, I suggested, rather than a glib ambidextrousness.
- This dilemma perfectly sums up the impasse in all republican-loyalist negotiations.
- Answers to these questions are key to the current impasse in the endless debate on the bill.
- The reflex to laugh at humorous or embarrassing situations serves an important social function, she argued, providing a way to defuse factors such as tension and shame before they turned into more damaging quarrels or impasses.
- Accept that you have come to an impasse or that you agree to disagree, and bid a courteous adieu.
- Such an agreement should remain a goal, but is not essential for ending the current impasse.
- How was a player supposed to perform credibly under the current impasse? he asked.
- There emerges an impotent impasse in which the actually organic aspect takes over.
- I have noted his appeal to doctors to desist from industrial action in their current impasse.
- My prediction is that dollarization will continue to help with these problems, although political impasses will sometimes occur.
- But the current impasse arose because of the unorthodox way in which the bankers covered their own backs.
- By focusing on the nature of a couple's disagreements and by accepting that differences of opinion will always exist, it is possible to transform relationship impasses into greater peace and intimacy.
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