In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(distortion)perversions of the truth — distorsiones de la verdad feminine
- a perversion of justice — una deformación de la justicia
- Our democracy is a threat to their perversion of a religion.
- There is no mendacity, equivocation or perversion of truth.
- Anybody having experienced the effects of war firsthand will understand the deceit and perversion in calling these games a reflection of global events.
- When are the Chairman and governors of the BBC going to wake up their consciences and address this scandalous perversion of public service broadcasting?
- This type of political perversion of the law was well known during Hitler's fascist dictatorship.
- This is an outrageous perversion of the long-standing law that the creator has the exclusive right to license his work.
- Politics is about human beings with their frailties and perversions and distortions or perception, who prioritise things according to their conviction.
- I have evidence of perjury and the perversion of the course of justice and misfeasance in public office.
- Pure theory is too vulnerable to corruption and perversion at the hands of opportunists.
- The most compelling argument, and the issue at the heart of the liberal perversion of liberalism, is in the area of humanitarianism.
- But they were then arrested for perversion of justice.
- Our special report on perversion of the language is coming right up.
- The founding fathers would have had to pop a lot of pills to conceive of this perversion of the Bill of Rights.
- In writing about the history of American foreign policy, one must try to avoid perpetuating distortions and perversions of language.
- And that can develop out of any tradition, can develop out of any religion, or perversion.
- Well, your Honours, the allegation was section 319 of the Crimes Act, perversion of the course of justice.
- This perversion of democratic competition is reflected in the development of the political parties and their programmes.
- If we cannot establish first that there are distortions and perversions, then this fundamental project is a non-starter.
- The perversion of the movie is ingenious, and yet so simple.
- No nation which had surrendered these powers to a foreign entity could, by any perversion of language, be described as sovereign.
- It seemed to me royals were always in on some kind of scandal, partner swapping, infidelity, one sexual perversion after another.
- Together they set off on a road trip of mass murder, mental and physical torture and sexual perversion.
- But can those matters be set to one side to take another look at sexuality and perversions?
- From them we learn how sexual perversion attained stability by being placed in a racial and/or gendered discourse.
- They have accused me of supporting the sin of sexual perversion.
- In the revised Code, only sexual perversion and venereal disease remained totally forbidden.
- He was a man who lived for his own tastes and comforts, and his sexual perversions.
- I don't know why perversions and sexual violence have gone up so sharply here.
- It revealed a disgusting and shocking obsession with sexual perversion involving young female children.
- Don't write about sexual perversion or a too realistic presentation of sex, as these are subjects from which most readers shrink in disgust.
- In the sessions with his supervising therapist, he links the origins of his perversion to his early sexual exposure to his younger sister.
- To be honest, I'm often left wondering what precisely he thinks is so new about sexual perversion and the attempt to rationalize it.
- One might say that celibacy has become the last sexual perversion in America.
- The explicit references to sexual perversions are not the best thing about the book, although they don't really do it much harm.
- But I'm also an old newspaper reporter who, in my time, covered some hideous stories of perversion.
- Both men also attack the respective defendants by alluding to unproven sexual perversions.
- Over the years psychologists have linked this serious state of the mind to such criminal conduct as rape and other sexual perversions.
- Western affluence has also become the occasion for moral decline in general and the growth of sexual perversion in particular.
- This is no longer a tale of tragically misguided love, but of sexual perversion and an unforgiveable abuse of power.
- In fact, Greg was outraged that Martin supported my efforts in trying to understand his - Martin's - sexual perversions.
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