In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(efforts/plan) echar por tierra(efforts/plan) frustrar(rumors) acallar(rumors) poner fin a
- History teaches us that unless these pernicious tendencies are scotched, they grow to become unmanageable monsters later on.
- Merchandising and media deals have been scotched because the comic book seemed to be skewing ‘too adult.’
- The Fish and Wildlife Service manipulated data so protection for panthers could be scotched.
- The government should have scotched this one immediately or announced the appointment.
- The high command had decided to launch the invasion on the 5th of June, but bad weather had scotched that date.
- The records showed his plan had been scotched by a hail of objections from all four of our adjoining neighbours - plus, it seemed, one other mystery objector.
- The EU has scotched the name the company had planned for the unbundled versions of its operating system that it must ship in Europe as result of last year's antitrust decree.
- Credit rating agency Standard and Poors has scotched claims that the economy has bottomed out and recovery is imminent.
- However, a recent article scotches this by putting the position of UK manufacturing in context.
- Communicate frankly and regularly with your people; scotch wild stories before they get started.
- He is anxious to continue to represent Laois in the Dáil, and tries to scotch the widely held view that he is a shoo-in for a seat.
- So there was a possibility that Italy could even tilt the balance in the final, but Brazil scotched all hopes with an excellent display.
- It was because of this settlement that my original article was eventually scotched - there being no further story to write.
- The US quickly stepped in to scotch any such plan.
- At Monday's Civic Centre Committee meeting, the Councillor said rumours needed to be scotched.
- The old charisma is back and all those rumours of flab injections can be scotched once and for all - until the next time.
- The journalist suggests that his investigation may have been what scotched the Kerik nomination.
- Rumours of a publicity ruse have not entirely been scotched.
- Even meditation hasn't managed to scotch his burning desire for fame, glamour and ‘loads of money’.
- He scotched all such fears with a breezy and fluent effort.
1whisky (escocés) masculinegüisqui (escocés) masculinea glass of Scotch — un (vaso de) whisky / güisqui
- In the same way that a previous generation explored and experimented with single malt Scotch, today's consumers are learning about tequilas and mezcals.
- While this style represents less than 10% of all Scotch sold in the U.S., it has been gaining popularity over the past decade.
- ‘While some might think this dessert is normally made with Scotch, the traditional recipe is actually brown sugar, milk and butter,’ says Short.
- He fumbled with the lock on the door to his apartment, looking forward to a stiff shot of single-malt Scotch before fixing dinner.
- He demanded a great deal of money, complete privacy, a limo to transport him to and from the meeting and a bottle of the best single malt Scotch at each session.
- Shoppers are being duped into buying foreign meat which has been inaccurately labelled as Scotch beef, farmers' leaders have claimed.
- We don't specify Scotch beef on our menus because that is what our clients expect when they eat with us and that is what they get.
- Five round tables covered with Scotch plaid cloths occupy most of the space.
- Finlay quotes her remark: ‘Scotch air, Scotch people, Scotch hills, Scotch rivers, Scotch woods are all preferable to those of any other nation in the world.’
- Elsewhere the dialogue recovers and proves capable of poking a little borax at the rigid principles and habits of Scotch piety.
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