In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(force)imponerto obtrude one's opinions on others — imponer sus opiniones a los demás
- Please excuse me for obtruding my weakness and my finitude, here, into your daily lives.
- Passion is known to obtrude judgement and there is a lot of passionate anti-corporate and anti-American sentiment around.
- The billowing words obtruded itself into all the elf's senses.
- Into this meditation obtrudes another vision, with an entirely distinct vocabulary and resonance.
- In Angst the world obtrudes itself and is seen as what gives significance but is itself without significance.
- But I challenge the ethics of including stealthily edited sequences and extras that obtrude questionable material on unsuspecting viewers.
- I wish not to obtrude any constraints or restraints on you.
- Instead of the lost name - Signorelli - two other names of artists - Botticelli and Boltraffio - obtruded themselves.
- That this did not impair his relations with his mother suggests that he concealed it from her or at least did not obtrude it.
- Further obfuscation is caused by Sherry's eagerness to obtrude himself.
- However hard we try to concentrate on the paintings, the sad facts of Solomon's biography insist on obtruding themselves.
- Other problems arise elsewhere on those occasions when the hand of editor or fingerer obtrude.
- Rather, they obtrude persistently into consciousness, perturbing us when we would rather forget them, even disrupting our dreams.
- But if such matters obtruded in their investigations then the tribunal was perfectly entitled to investigate.
- In some places, solid blocks of the stone obtrude from the granite pavement of the front of the memorial or from its curved base.
- Thin membrane-like fins were obtruding from his forearms and lower legs.
- It is rather striking how often oracles obtrude in one form or another in debates about the kingship at Sparta.
- Wilson does obtrude, though, with a half-hour introductory jazz concert that is supererogatory, even if Cheryl Alexander is a very winning performer.
- We would seek to avoid obtruding on to the slopes traditionally used for sledging, or to restrict the area used by horse riders.
- A creature sat against the wall on a small, knobby, wooden stool, caressing her large stomach, obtruding over her legs.
- Then the chosen ones would not obtrude with their sleek vehicles.
1the author's views do not obtrude — el autor no da prominencia a sus propias opiniones
- the memory kept obtruding (itself) — el recuerdo no cesaba de venirme a la memoria
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