In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(occurrence, thing)to be a nuisance — ser un incordio Spain
- what a nuisance — ¡qué lata!
- before noun the strikes had considerable nuisance value — las huelgas fueron un gran irritante
2(person)pesado masculinepesada feminineincordio masculine Spain informalstop being a nuisance! — déjate de dar la lata informal
- he's always making a nuisance of himself — siempre está dando la lata
- We are trying our best to stop this problem but it is a nuisance and an inconvenience.
- In so doing they are creating a nuisance for residents, danger for themselves and a hazard for road users.
- In return, they don't secede or otherwise make a nuisance of themselves.
- The nuisance and bother that raises its head time and time again in Portlaoise did so again over the weekend.
- But those for whom enjoyment develops into aggression need to be weeded out before they can start to make a nuisance of themselves.
- There are also some plants brought in because they had a perceived potential use as garden ornamentals, but which have turned out to be pests or nuisances.
- Bonfires are a general nuisance and serious problem for anyone with a respiratory condition such as asthma or emphysema.
- I live in Beckenham in an area populated by many foxes and, yes, they do sometimes make a nuisance of themselves.
- However, normally these dumped items will be removed during the programmed cleaning schedule or earlier if they are creating a hazard or a nuisance.
- They don't want to go along to annual general meetings and make a nuisance of themselves.
- To some of us the rain is merely a nuisance or an inconvenience.
- Dogs are barred from many public places because they pose a serious hazard to health and can be a nuisance and danger.
- If the newcomers wanted to make a go of it here and did not make a nuisance of themselves, they could be Australians.
- As a result, ministers are going to great lengths to point out that the deer is a fine animal, and must not be viewed as a pest or a nuisance.
- Many felt it would be a nuisance and potentially dangerous.
- The mechanically-propelled ones with an engine make a noise, are a nuisance and are dangerous.
- The White House listens to these outraged voices but considers them more a nuisance than genuine problem.
- It is no good merely viewing the young as a nuisance and a difficulty, especially when most of them are no such thing at all.
3Lawa public nuisance — una alteración del orden público
- The courts tend to approach the question of the existence of a nuisance, whether public or private, as a question of fact.
- Parents whose children cause a public nuisance are likely to receive a warning letter from the police.
- What constitutes a statutory nuisance is carefully defined in section 79 and so too are numerous exceptions.
- Picketing accompanied by violence, or even merely noise, may be a private nuisance.
- They range from minor noise nuisance, through to serious racial harassment and threats to kill.
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