In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1insistencia feminineinsistence on sth/that … — insistencia en algo/en que …
- his insistence on opening the mail himself — su insistencia en abrir él mismo la correspondencia
- the union's insistence that she be reinstated — la insistencia del sindicato en que fuera reincorporada
- his insistence that he had acted in good faith — su insistencia en que había actuado de buena fe
- she took time off only at her doctor's insistence — se tomó tiempo libre solo porque el médico le insistió
- He is uncompromising in his insistence on seeing the world from his own perspective and never pandering to audiences.
- Her insistence on confrontation led Sapphire to look for her mother.
- The administration's insistence that things are on track and all it must do is stay the course is beginning to grate.
- Now those talks, at the player's own insistence, will not take place until after the summer holidays.
- No, this is indolence that is beyond even the animal kingdom in its insistence.
- There are those who thought he had backed away a bit from his insistence on fair trade.
- Her gift for melody, her insistence on shaping almost every piece as a song, gives her work a stamp of individuality.
- The insistence is all the more remarkable as ministers currently have record amounts of funding from the taxpayer.
- The rest of the clubs should wave them off with their blessing but with the firm insistence that they will never be allowed to return.
- What made Silicon Alley special was its insistence that content is king.
- But the clubs' financial woes are exacerbated by their insistence on paying players.
- Then there is his long-running and mysterious insistence on naming muscles.
- Part of its appeal must stem from his bizarre insistence that while the plot is fiction, it is constructed on basic truths.
- The palace's insistence that the visit is not publicised until two weeks before has also caused problems.
- Their insistence on quality has struck a particularly strong chord with older customers.
- It was at his insistence that she had started learning music and he wanted her to take up classical singing.
- What can be the explanation for this odd insistence on counterproductive policy?
- Its insistence on being granted unlimited access to Kashmir is a one-sided affair.
- It is yet another symptom of our approach to technology, our insistence at robotic responses to human dilemmas.
- The British insistence on the rule of law is not only right in principle, but is also proving safer in practice for our troops.
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