In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(leader/rival) desbancar(government) derrocar(government) hacer caerEnglish has ousted French as the language of diplomacy — el inglés ha desplazado / sustituido al francés como la lengua de la diplomacia
- she was ousted from office — la alejaron / la separaron del cargo
- In 1969 he joined the family business, but in 1996 the group was subject to a hostile takeover and he was ousted from the board.
- A committed safety-and-soundness advocate was ousted from his position as governor of the central bank.
- The defendants want to oust the plaintiffs, destroy their homes and make the only issue left… how much money they are going to get for the properties that used to be theirs.
- In 1957, his inner circle tried to oust him as party leader.
- They want corrupt lawmakers to be ousted and duly punished under any circumstances.
- But he was only in position as treasurer for a few weeks before he was ousted.
- One last push was required to oust him completely.
- Any powers which the Secretary of State might have had under the Act of 1971 were ousted by the Act of 1983.
- He seems to have control over them, and until he is ousted or expelled, he continues to attract other demons back even though many may have been cast out.
- This does not mean that we will start extra-legal actions to oust the Cabinet.
- It was only by slow degrees that the native laws and customs were ousted by Anglo-Norman usages and the machinery of feudalism.
- She stated that they are ousted, and they are not recognized in the Longhouse although they may continue to live in the community.
- Opinion polls conclude he has the same popularity rating his predecessor enjoyed when he was ousted as leader for being allegedly unelectable.
- Once more, the nephew and the business partner join forces to oust him and, after a bitter and bloody battle, they again triumph.
- They contended, somewhat surprisingly, that this order ousted the automatic directions.
- You know he was nearly bankrupt after being ousted.
- And fifth, they can seek to oust legislators who oppose them.
- He is apparently viewed as a troublemaker and an intruder who should be ousted as soon as possible.
- How then do you move or deal with leaders who perhaps are more interested in ousting their opponents than promoting good governance and democracy on the continent with this initiative?
- If the tenants were so ousted then the tenancy would have lasted for less than ten months.
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