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) calumniar(person) difamarthe much maligned director — el vilipendiado director
- you malign her — no estás siendo justo con ella
- I shall delight in maligning him at every hand's turn.
- And yet, never has realism (to use a very broad term) been so maligned.
- Tommy went on to pay tribute to the county footballers, saying they are often maligned.
- In all the articles maligning students of the past two decades for apathy, the media rarely deign to mention this counterexample.
- There was a time at mid-century when maligning the mother took a more generalized form.
- And I thought she was one of the most maligned people in American history.
- The Yankees and Red Sox are often maligned by the other owners for bloated payrolls.
- Second, they'd imply that Chalabi had been unjustly maligned or demonized by opponents with other agendas to pursue.
- Now that we have Camilla installed, her champion wrote, should we still be maligning this lady?
- The bench has been much maligned all season, and not all of the complaints were unwarranted.
- Shame on you, Jim Ross, for maligning a man for making the right decision.
- While eggs may have an unhealthy image, the evidence suggests they have been unfairly maligned.
- Prescott has been much maligned for its substantial increase in heat output.
- Men have been so maligned by our society that they are not taken seriously when they protest.
- Social services must be the most maligned group of people in today's society.
- But he denied the army had been maligning politicians to discredit them.
- Event after event causes Philip to wonder whether Rachel is a scheming murderous or grossly maligned woman.
- He did not set out to falsely malign anyone or advance some hidden political agenda.
- He was also taken aback because he felt the PR consultant was maligning someone who was dead.
- A victory for the champion team Sydney has been much maligned this year.
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