In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/criticism) directo(criticism/person) francohe's very outspoken — es muy directo / franco
- he's an outspoken critic of government policy — critica abiertamente / sin rodeos la política del gobierno
- she was outspoken in her condemnation — fue categórica al expresar su condena
- It frequently deals with issues of race, and is often outspoken and controversial.
- His outspoken views and caustic attitude were guaranteed to make enemies.
- Initially, BBC bosses had said the outspoken builder's return would be good television.
- The agenda is full to bursting with some of the world's most outspoken activists.
- We need to be more vigilant and more outspoken about these matters.
- The press do not know what to make of these outspoken, confident fanatics.
- Like me, you've got a bit of a reputation for being outspoken on the subject of human rights, haven't you?
- The government, wary of being so outspoken, is nevertheless hurling brains and billions at the problem.
- His outspoken nature landed him a seat on the board and in 1995 he was elected as president.
- He is a controversial and outspoken defender of the operatic form, and a passionate advocate of opera in English.
- They still believe it, but they're not so outspoken and extreme in what they think.
- He is still as outspoken as ever and although he defends public radio he is highly critical of television.
- As someone who is forthright and outspoken he is a prominent figure to the people of the town.
- Occasionally he even forgets he is supposed to be promoting his next television drama and becomes outspoken.
- An outspoken fire union boss has got round a gagging order by turning to the power of the written word.
- You don't have to be outspoken because you're getting the results you want anyway.
- Such commentators have rarely been so outspoken about men who take golfing holidays or work away from home.
- Her outspoken nature made her a socially active person, taking part in several campaigns.
- She spent her entire life being outspoken, passionate, opinionated and difficult.
- Much of what he wrote was so outspoken that it was bequeathed to museums under a 50-year embargo.
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