In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1recourse to sth
- the right of recourse to the courts — el derecho a recurrir a los tribunales
- to have recourse to sth/sb — recurrir a algo/algn
- without (having) recourse to violence — sin recurrir a la violencia
- At this point the only possible recourse was to retire, which we did.
- As a last recourse, if we thought that he was in the city, we might contemplate putting some Marines there.
- When hegemony breaks down, as it did for liberal democracy in late Weimar, there will be a recourse to extreme measures to preserve the status quo.
- Harsh acts take away people's right of defence in an open court of law, a normal recourse in a democratic structure.
- As a result, some politicians have begun to think of war, not as the high-risk recourse of last resort, but as an attractive foreign policy option in times of domestic scandal or economic decline.
- ‘If the customer terminates the contract without a good reason there is a recourse we can take,’ he said.
- I'll venture that we believe religion is an effective recourse against mortality.
- Violence should not be a first recourse, but that doesn't change the fact that some people really need to be dealt with.
- Such a diplomatic recourse, while potentially offering short-term successes, does not last, as the Agreed Framework has shown.
- It's a reassuring recourse for women like me who might even be accused of approaching life too conservatively, too responsibly.
- The French Minister added: ‘The use of force can only be a final recourse.’
- This is often a last recourse, only reluctantly resorted to when a party is clearly concealing income.
- Elsewhere, lustration - laws preventing wrongdoers of the past from holding office - has been the recourse.
- Mayer contrasts this process with the recourse NAFTA gives corporations to fight local laws that interfere with their ability to profit.
- Such research suggests that the proscription concerning the recourse to ethnographic particulars is honoured more by some discourse analysts than others.
- Tampering tends to be the recourse of underdeveloped political forces or rulers that are weak or unable to afford the luxury of costly campaigns.
- If this does not happen, there will be a possible recourse to arms.
- In these terms, religion is the recourse of isolated individuals seeking to find a spiritual pattern and meaning for their lives.
- But, as is so often the case, such strong measures were the recourse of a weak regime.
- Has the ability to use force with impunity lowered the moral standard for the recourse to force considerably from the last-resort requirements of just war?
- Let us not forget that this is a business and as such should be maintained by its directors, shareholders and supporters, and if this is not possible then the only recourse is closure.
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