In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(argument/story/excuse) verosímilit's perfectly plausible that … — es perfectamente posible que …
- Rough weather and running out of diesel are not very plausible reasons.
- The only plausible reason appears to lie in the quantity of kebabs which are prepared here each day.
- Martin had a way of making a very plausible argument for resettling the Karma circle back on it's axis.
- A reasoning becomes plausible if it is logical and if there is empirical support.
- They have plausible arguments to put forward, and these we must try to answer.
- This is a fairly plausible rationalist explanation of how magic can work.
- Each version of the letters gives plausible reasons as to why the sender wants the money holding in a British account.
- If they are representative, the only plausible answer is to consider their supposed ideology.
- In the present state of our knowledge delle Vida's argument is plausible but not decisive.
- The chain comes to an end where neither your plausible responses nor mine change as the reasoning continues.
- There is no definite answer, but if the question itself is analysed a plausible answer might be found.
- Only the public service side has a plausible argument for public money.
- Schopenhauer has a very clear and plausible answer: location in space and time.
- There is a plausible argument for the respondent on the following lines.
- The conclusion must be reached that it is bad management on your part unless there is some other more plausible reason.
- These are all plausible objections to globalization as the defining element in contemporary order.
- Kurt knew what the homework was, he just wanted a plausible reason to talk to Lester.
- I can't imagine any plausible reason to think that the CIA had a hand in this, however indirectly.
- There is no plausible reason and explanation why the amount should be increased.
- Reddin makes a plausible argument that they were also the beginning of Wild West shows.
- The people involved in this scam are very plausible but they are not qualified tradesmen.
- There is little on the military career that made him a plausible candidate for governor.
- Charming and plausible though they are, they can only ever see us as resources to be used.
- He may be the most plausible Minister, but he does not create policy; he creates a kind of fog.
- In every case they are very plausible and gain the confidence of a trusting generation.
- Of course, he's horribly plausible and a formidable election campaigner.
- They had only got seconds to make up their mind because he was so plausible.
- The Liberal Democrats might wake up, go out and at last find a plausible candidate for prime minister.
- There's no plausible candidate out there that wouldn't be a massive improvement in almost every way.
- However, there is another equally plausible candidate for the role of villain.
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