In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But what's interesting to me is that we're talking about obstruction, and that is the issue that some people have just never learned a lesson about.
- What is unhealthy is the growing habit of obstruction, delay and occasional flat refusal to co-operate.
- The local population might have that knowledge because we don't know of any obstruction being removed.
- That's why it's so troubling today to see Clark join in the same self-fulfilling wave of determined pessimism and obstruction he battled four years ago.
- Alimentary canal obstruction canal obstruction should not be always assumed to be caused by faecal matter a this can be a tumour.
- Foreign aid does not challenge Wilsonian principles; it involves cooperation, or at least a lack of obstruction, from foreign governments.
- The integrity of Congress has been called into question by his obstruction and tampering and interference with an investigation.
- Rather than substantive debate, political leaders are still adhering to a failed strategy of spite, obstruction, and conspiracy theories.
- This official obstruction would seem to be a clear indication that the president is worried about embarrassing details emerging that could threaten his re-election.
- Document all instances of denied access, lack of cooperation, or other obstruction to carrying out your mission.
- For the administration and its conservative allies, the United Nations represents embarrassment and obstruction.
- Remember, snoring means obstructed breathing, and obstruction can be serious.
- He is tired of delays and apparently endless obstruction from planners, he said this week.
- I suspect his obstruction of Johnson's appointment due to the abortive toxics study is related more to political posturing than to anyone's health or safety.
- War reporters, working under threats to their safety and obstruction from military controllers, find their newsdesks demanding copy when they have few new facts to report.
- Footpath obstruction is one of the most common complaints received by council.
- The ultimate obstruction to carrying out our parliamentary duties is something that prevents us from exercising free speech.
- By elevating these panels, we were able to ensure a true south orientation, free of obstruction, while at the same time providing some shade for the rooftop patio.
- If the restaurant continues to defy the order, the mayor may be held responsible, and any action causing further delay or obstruction could be punishable by both fines and imprisonment.
- The Oilers are a free-wheeling, offense-oriented team that will benefit greatly from the crackdown on obstruction.
- To combat the obstruction and generate scoring chances, teams must attack with speed and fight it out.
- Melvin, too, was informed that the only player guilty of obstruction was Lopez.
- After four minutes Barnhall were awarded a penalty when a Naas player was penalised for obstruction.
- It's true that less obstruction helps all players and speeds up the game.
2(in traffic, pipeline) obstrucción feminineMedicine obstrucción feminineMedicine oclusión feminine(to plans) obstáculo masculine(to plans) impedimento masculinemove on please: you're causing an obstruction — circule: está obstruyendo el paso
- we encountered one obstruction after another — encontramos un obstáculo / impedimento tras otro
- an obstruction to sth
- an obstruction to traffic — una obstrucción del tráfico
- a serious obstruction to progress — un serio obstáculo al progreso
- They cleared about 2,400 obstructions, most of them mined, and removed the charges from scores of Beetle tanks.
- The dictionary meaning of gridlock is obstruction of traffic caused by queues of vehicles forming across a junction and causing further queues to form in the intersecting streets.
- One hypothesis about the cause of sudden infant death syndrome is upper airway obstruction during sleep.
- The tank's 115-mm main armament couldn't get low enough to blast the obstructions.
- A survey was being carried out round the village, and some obstructions had been found in the sewer from the top of Armscote Road.
- The first flood was caused by a combination of obstructions in the gutter and the absence of any overflow to deal with excess water not taken away by obstructed drains.
- Nosehill Park is a large, open space and has absolutely no obstructions.
- A canoeist who can read a river and avoid underwater obstructions is a priceless companion on any river trip.
- Meetings and marches are subject to the laws prohibiting obstruction of the highway, public nuisance, and trespass, and to local authority by-laws.
- The council decided this caused obstruction to traffic and painted yellow lines down both sides.
- Emergency exits must be made of fireproof materials and must be clear of any obstructions, and must be illuminated at all times.
- Lacrimal duct obstruction may result from swelling of the lining of the narrow tear passage, obstruction by mucus, pus or cellular debris.
- The stairwell was exhausting, yet he encountered no fall away steps and no large obstructions as he made his way down.
- Intestinal strictures and bowel obstruction may develop in patients with refractory sprue or celiac disease that has been untreated over a long period.
- On Thursday five men who dressed as Father Christmas in Liverpool city centre in a protest over fathers' rights were charged with highway obstruction.
- Check for depth and obstructions before diving, then go in feet first for the initial try.
- An infectious cause should be suspected in children with signs and symptoms of airway obstruction accompanied by a prodromal illness or fever.
- Because there had been no trains on the line for two days because of Christmas he was checking for fallen trees or other obstructions.
- Councillor Pickup condemned the mobile takeaway on safety grounds, saying larger vehicles caused obstructions.
- It is asking the tidy towns members to ensure that street furniture does not cause any obstructions for people with disabilities.
- Apart from a few rocks obscured in shadow and a waist high metal guard rail, the area was clear of any obstructions.
- The key attraction of high-clearance 4x4 cars in the city is their ability to deal with these obstructions.
- Avoid blocks which will be overshadowed in winter by obstructions north of the house site.
- The nylon line that anglers use frequently breaks when hooks become snagged on underwater obstructions or bankside vegetation.
- Check that the attic space is clear of obstructions above where you wish to locate the skylight.
- Traffic incidents included 15 motor accidents, 30 cases of traffic obstruction and 16 illegally parked cars.
- There are no obstructions along the coast (just an oil rig near Rioconcha).
- The complete route is along public rights of way, plus three deviations required by obstructions.
- A thorough examination of the head and neck should be performed to look for obstruction, inflammation and infection.
- The floor of the corridor was not level: beams and other obstructions poked through the walls at interesting heights.
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