In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(argument against)objeción femininethat's a valid objection — es una objeción válida
- to make/raise/voice an objection — hacer/poner/expresar una objeción
- I've no objection: we can go wherever you like — no tengo inconveniente, podemos ir a donde quieras
- I'm going out: any objections? — voy a salir ¿alguna objeción / algún inconveniente?
- objection that — objeción de que
- objection to sth — objeción a algo
- he raised the objection that the company was short of funds — puso la objeción de que la compañía estaba escasa de fondos
- is there any objection to my being present? — ¿existe alguna objeción a que / algún inconveniente en que yo asista?
- An inquiry is pending on one refusal and the deadline for objections to the recent application is today.
- There have been a number of objections so far and it remains to be seen how the issue will be resolved.
- Why do they think so many people raised objections to the invasion in the first place?
- If you have any further objections or points to raise, please feel free to comment.
- The firm says it has been surprised by the amount of objections raised by planning officers.
- I review and present my objections to every planning application on this site.
- It is the second time the plans have raised objections from the town council.
- They unanimously approved the project despite strong objections from some patients.
- It will allow residents to seek a review of licences at any time and raise objections when they are applied for.
- The shop used to be a newsagent and the move sparked objections from residents, who got up a petition to fight it.
- Could some expense be spared had the council taken account of what local concerns and objections are?
- He explained that applying for a new licence gave greater scope for objections to be raised.
- Traffic is a common theme of the concerns expressed in the objections to the quarry.
- This has now been put right and residents will have the opportunity to raise objections if they wish.
- However, objections have been raised by canoeists who fear their sport may suffer.
- Apparently, the administration knew about the trip and raised no objections.
- They said that the President either had already signed it or was about to when objections were raised in Congress.
- In the review he raised some objections and also claimed that he had been the first to prove some of the results.
- It led to the highest number of objections ever received by Ilkley planners to a single application.
- The Highways Authority has not raised any objections to the principle of the access road.
- There were 14 letters of support for the scheme and eight letters of objection.
- Normally the town council planning committee states that it either objects to or has no objection to plans.
- Letters of objection were received from two neighbours who said two houses would be over development.
- To my editorial consternation, he has no objection to being seen as didactic in his novels.
- The current planning system does not appear to have any mechanism for negotiation only for objection.
- The application is open to objection and is likely that the whole process will take many months.
- He cannot take what he says to have the respectable standing of real criticism or real objection.
- This is an ingenious and illuminating argument, but it is open to serious objection.
- Yesterday it emerged that Swindon Council has agreed to the application without objection.
- All of the explanations are open to serious objection: it may well be that none of them is correct.
- This position, even if internally consistent, would seem to be open to grave objection.
- Whilst we have no objection to competition, this one-sided battle is madness.
- It was opposed by Frinton and Walton Town Council and two neighbours also sent in letters of objection.
- He said one objection carried the same weight as objections from a large number of people.
- It also agreed with the council's objection to selecting children based on computing ability.
- I've looked at your site, and I have no objection to the excerpt from my essay that is presented there.
- Now local people are mounting a campaign of objection in what could be the first test of the village design statement.
- A spokesman at the council has said it has already received 37 letters of objection to the plans.
- At the very least McConnell needs a convincing answer to this objection before his plan goes further.
- A more serious objection is that he was doing the prime minister's bidding.
2Lawobjection! — ¡protesto!
- objection overruled — no ha lugar a la protesta
- objection sustained / upheld — ha lugar a la protesta
3(disapproval, dislike)the plan met with the objection of the clergy — el plan se encontró con la oposición del clero
- I have no objection to her — no tengo nada en contra de ella
- I have no objection to his coming too — no tengo ningún inconveniente / ningún reparo en que venga él también
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