In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/gossip/remark) malicioso(person/remark/gossip) malintencionadoa malicious tongue — una lengua viperina / maliciosa
- The villagers poison most people with malicious lies so I get little business.
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- Every teacher ran the risk of being set up by malicious pupils, Mr Jackson said.
- The environment was defaced by graffiti and malicious damage that was seldom repaired.
- The second is whether Jupiter's claim is malicious falsehood has any real prospect of success.
- Lord Steyn was contrasting damages for malicious falsehood with damages for libel.
- Atkinson pleaded not guilty to malicious wounding but admitted unlawful wounding.
- To refuse to set aside the statutory demand in the circumstances was not biased or malicious.
- They were accused of lying out of a malicious desire to see the appellants convicted.
- It is the most malicious piece of legislation ever placed on a statute book and it has no place in a civilised country.
- Everything conspires to bring out the worst in him as he turns petty, malicious and vindictive.
- Computer viruses and other malicious code should then be less able to cause significant damage.
- There was in fact no evidence of malicious attack by any third party, let alone the claimant.
- The star was facing charges of assault and malicious damage, which were later dismissed.
- The Americans are worried that they'll be the victim of spurious or malicious prosecutions.
- Two people are facing possible prosecutions for malicious or criminal damage.
- All viruses are malicious, nasty little programs written by misguided people.
- She said they would be charged with breach of the peace and malicious damage offences.
- Lucy was brutally taken from us in a malicious, callous and evil way leaving a gap in our lives never to be filled.
- Final exams are the most evil, satanic, malicious event ever crafted by mankind.
2(damage) doloso(damage) intencional
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