In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Miller, 36, says she complained more than a dozen times to bosses at all levels but was retaliated against for doing so.
- Cecil watched his opponent warily, ready to retaliate at the merest hint of an attack.
- The tiger only learned to avoid people when their abilities to retaliate increased over the last two centuries.
- The five retaliated, attacking with their weapons and powers.
- At lunch, someone had flicked a spoonful of peas at Maya, and she had retaliated by chucking the rest of her lasagne at Travis Jones, the shooting guard for the varsity team.
- Dupree slapped Jericho, and Jericho retaliated with punches, elbows and chops.
- We're not doing this to be retaliating or for retribution or revenge.
- She had retaliated by pretending not to notice, chatting enthusiastically with Colin and laughing whenever he said even the slightest thing funny.
- A company can be ordered to pay substantial damages, including back pay, for retaliating against whistle-blowers.
- I had expected them to immediately retaliate with nasty comments.
- Shaking the snow from his hair, Devon immediately moved to retaliate, bombarding Max with amazingly well aimed snowballs until he took refuge behind his father.
- Before he had time to retaliate or respond, she picked up her tray and retreated towards the door that led to the kitchen.
- George heaped scorn upon what he considered a pseudoscience, and the economists retaliated in kind.
- If insulted, he retaliated swiftly and turned mockery against its instigator.
- I should have been prepared for her to retaliate and take revenge on me.
- Feodor moved quickly to the left to dodge the attack and quickly retaliated.
- In the formulation presented here, if a firm cheats on a scheme to restrict output, the cheating is detected after one period of cheating, and other firms retaliate immediately.
- The other guards quickly jumped to attention and retaliated with counter-fire.
- Surprised, she danced back a step, then retaliated with an attack again absorbed by my shield.
- Delia and Sam tried to stop him but he immediately got back up in attempt to retaliate.
2(respond)responderhe retaliated by cutting her allowance — respondió quitándole la mesada
- the team retaliated by scoring two goals within a minute — el equipo reaccionó / respondió convirtiendo dos goles en menos de un minuto
- to retaliate against sb/sth — tomar represalias contra algn/algo
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