In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hurt feelings of)ofenderI am sorry if I have offended you in any way — perdona si te he ofendido de alguna manera
- she was mortally offended at not being invited — se ofendió muchísimo porque no la invitaron
- many people were deeply offended by this remark — mucha gente se sintió muy ofendida por este comentario
- don't be offended, but … — no te vayas a ofender, pero …
- he's easily offended — es muy susceptible
- to offend the eye/ear — hacer daño a la vista/al oído
- We too have strong convictions, we too can be offended, insulted and annoyed, and we have to say we're not going to put up with it.
- I feel rather offended by the suggestion, in fact.
- I admit, I was really offended by that last remark.
- She's upset and she's offended that anyone would try to profit from such photos.
- Warning: the following article contains scenes that may shock and offend some people.
- She told me so, and she made it clear to me that my comments upset and offended her.
- However, as it did nothing to either entertain or offend me, I am dismissing this case with prejudice.
- The unknowing teacher might offend some students and upset others by using the wrong words, tone, or body language.
- Would that offend you or hurt you or upset you any more?
- With regard to the first, if in the course of a discussion an offence is offered, the person who has been offended is the injured party.
- The teams involved said they ‘never set out to upset or offend anyone.’
- I am sorry if I have upset or offended anyone that is reading this.
- People are well within their rights to be offended by such publications.
- I appreciate that this is a very emotive and difficult subject to discuss openly, and I therefore apologise unreservedly if any part of my opinion has upset or offended you.
- She got really offended by the suggestion, " Colleen said.
- Aboriginal people are deeply offended by it and that's quite understandable.
- I tried to pretend I wasn't offended by his remark.
- How, you may wonder, can I possibly offend so many people in a single column?
- If it was any other person, I would have been offended and annoyed that someone should try and exert such force over me.
- The piece spends so much time trying to offend nobody and entertain everybody it ends up being completely anodyne.
2(violate)their behavior offends one's sense of decency/justice — su conducta atenta contra el sentido que cualquiera tiene de la moral/justicia
- his argument offends reason — su argumento va en contra de toda razón
1(cause displeasure)(remark/person/action) ofender
- The smell offended her nose a bit more then she would have liked.
- He concluded that 52 per cent of sufferers had reported a significant reduction of their symptoms after changing their diet to remove offending foods from their diets.
- They eat seafood and vegetables only; reportedly, the mere smell of pork offends their delicate senses.
- This provides a lock for those who must use it or simply prefer to use it without offending the sensibilities of those who do not.
- To them if a practice offends their subjective sensibilities it must be unconstitutional.
- Mr Webster cut the oats and other offending foods out of his diet - and his sneezing was reduced dramatically.
- I am also offended at the waste of food in America, especially by young people.
- We had not originally envisaged being concerned with offending behaviour per se nor with offenders.
- If your sensibilities are easily offended, you have no business attempting to work in a creative collaborative situation.
- A spokeswoman told the newspaper that offending sections of the site had been removed and apologised for any offence caused.
- Call me rigidly European, but it offends my sense of food order.
- First I deciphered the most offending foods in the dish.
- But as much as such low-end food might offend my culinary sensibilities, I can drive right by.
- Food allergies are untreatable, and people with these allergies must avoid offending foods, which can be impossible.
- Top offending foods identified were, in alphabetical order, barley, beef, chicken, lamb, potato, rice, soya and wheat.
- Food which offends taste will assuredly offend the stomach.
- Patients identify offending foods by common names such as lobster, as opposed to the species names.
- I must first off say that I am completely offended by your good looks.
- The smell of burning flesh still offended his nostrils, but he ignored it.
- Methadone is not a magic bullet that removes all offending behaviour.
2offending present participlehe rewrote it without the offending paragraph — volvió a escribirlo omitiendo el párrafo que había causado controversia
- the offending smell — el desagradable olor
3(violate)to offend against sth — atentar contra algo
- these pictures offend against good taste — esos cuadros atentan contra el buen gusto
- The plaintiffs attacked this plea on the grounds that it offended against the repetition rule.
- An authentic choice is likely to offend against the rules established by them.
- This was wrong, not only because it offended against the principle of equality but because in practice many women did have dependents.
- He said that the question the judge put to the jury was improper and offended against the principle of random selection of the jury.
- Disjunctive properties offend against the principle that a genuine property is identical in its different particulars.
- They are laws which offend against the principle of autonomy and they are laws which place both doctors and patients at risk.
- These passages clearly offend against a number of the principles I have listed above.
- Evidence so admitted does not offend against the general rule.
- However, being politically disposed to one point of view on an issue did not necessarily offend against the rules of natural justice.
- The alleged crimes offend against the laws of all nations.
- It is limited to cases where enforcement of the copyright would offend against the policy of the law.
- His submission in this context was that the scheme offended against elementary principles of public law.
- The law was first amended in 1914 so that soldiers could leave Parliament and not offend against the absence rules.
- For one thing, it offends against the principle that deterrent punishment must be kept to the effective minimum.
- If a state's laws offend against the Constitution, the Supreme Court can declare them unconstitutional.
- Must he also offend against the rule of law by introducing a new form of detention without trial?
- The code requires us not to broadcast material which offends against good taste or is offensive to public feeling.
- Because, in my submission, it then offends against the principle that where the duties are pre-eminently spiritual certain presumptions arise.
- There are occasions when closed courts can be justified, although they offend against the principle that justice must be seen to be done.
- To maintain law and order, the judges have, and must have, power at once to deal with those who offend against it.
4formalLawinfringir la leyinfringir el reglamentocometer un delitodelinquir formalto offend again — reincidir
- Well, your Honour, it would offend in two ways.
- He offended on bail so often that magistrates remanded him in custody on March 25.
- Are victims not entitled to every assurance that their abusers will not offend again?
- The court was told the defendant, who has nine previous convictions, offended on bail.
- I'm very confident that we are making a big difference these days into the lives of young people who are likely to commit crimes and to offend.
- The Criminal Justice Intervention Programme aims to help more criminals who offend to feed their habit get clean.
- In many cases where young boys sexually offend there was a family history of emotional, sexual and physical abuse.
- Increasing the severity of sentences will deter criminals from offending.
- To avoid young people offending in the first place, there will be more drug education in schools and schemes to tackle truancy and the number of excluded youngsters.
- Who would be held responsible if this man offended again?
- Treo is a project that works with young people who have offended.
- The project has been introduced to help police solve crimes and deter criminals from further offending.
- There have been cases which have been very successful and in the case of the young boy who stole the bike, he hasn't offended now for many, many years.
- He does not appear to be a young man who is likely to offend again in this way in the future.
- The multi-agency Youth Offending Team was set up just over a year ago in a bid to prevent young people offending and re-offending.
- Criminals try to avoid offending in places where they are likely to be noticed.
- Aborigines sometimes killed straying convicts, but officialdom usually assumed they had offended in some way.
- The Prince's Trust has also been given money to fund a mentoring project to support young people from the borough who have offended or may be at risk of offending.
- A judge gave the 29-year-old a two-year conditional discharge meaning he will escape punishment unless he offends again.
- Bogus callers who target elderly victims may start their criminal careers as young as seven or eight and are often taught to offend by relatives or family friends, according to a Home Office study.
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