In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(scruple)reparo masculineescrúpulo masculineto have no qualms about sth — no tener ningún reparo / escrúpulo en algo
- I felt a slight qualm (of conscience) — me dio cierto cargo de conciencia
- without a qualm — sin el menor reparo / escrúpulo
- On the other hand, I have no qualms about offering a lower price than my competitors do if my costs are lower as well.
- The thing that shocked me more was that he seemed to have no qualms about it.
- When it comes to salary, many business owners have no qualms about paying themselves a hefty amount.
- It was the gallery's inaugural show so I have no qualms about being biased.
- Its Sunday so I have no qualms about posting a slow boring post, if you're reading this today then you're probably bored too.
- It is certainly true that some media organisations have no qualms about taking other media organisations to court.
- And these days it is not just a partner - legal firms have no qualms about poaching entire teams.
- The legal age of consent is a curious weapon in the hands of those who would otherwise have no qualms about child marriage.
- Japan wants cheap fish for sushi and Russians have no qualms about evading heavy export taxes.
- He also added that he would have no qualms about seeking expenses for the trip.
- But we expect loyalty and have no qualms about throwing someone out of the group if they don't play fair with us.
- If money were no longer an object I would have no qualms about leaving London and the south behind and moving up there permanently.
- Avex officials say young people have no qualms about copying and distributing music.
- The advertising companies, currently employed by the parties, have no qualms about emotional manipulation.
- Entrepreneurs have no qualms about destroying traditional ways of life if they can make a profit.
- Fans of this show should have no qualms about picking this one up because of the mostly solid transfers.
- But when I see cats prowling on my property, I have no qualms about dousing them with water.
- She was a vegetarian but seemed to have no qualms about the goats being killed for food for other people.
- I would have no qualms about people having to take an oath of allegiance on entering the country.
- Politicians who have no qualms about lying believe that politics is the highest form of skulduggery.
2(misgiving)duda femininehe had qualms about the project — tenía dudas / sentía aprensión acerca del proyecto
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