In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dissent)protesta feminine(march/meeting) de protestathere was little protest against the new measures — hubo pocas protestas / objeciones contra las nuevas medidas
- they left without protest — se fueron sin protestar
- in protest (at/against sth) — en señal de protesta (por/contra algo)
- under protest — bajo protesta
2(complaint)protesta feminineto register/lodge a protest — dejar constancia de/presentar una protesta
3(demonstration)manifestación de protesta feminine
1protestarelevar una protesta a algnpresentar una protesta ante algnto protest against / about / at sth — protestar contra / acerca de / por algo
- to protest to sb — presentar una protesta ante algn
2(complain)to protest ( to sb) that — protestar ( a algn) que
3US(object to)(action/decision) protestar (contra)
4(assert)(love) declarar(loyalty/innocence) hacer protestas deshe protested that she was totally blameless — hizo protestas de / protestó su inocencia
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