In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1calumnia femininedifamación feminineto sue sb for slander — querellarse contra algn por injuria
- to spread slanders about sb — levantar calumnias contra algn
- No need to set him off on a slander suit.
- A slander case with global connections has been simmering in Chinatown since November.
- Not long ago, however, the vice president filed a slander suit against some members of the Taiwan media.
- The slander cases in the years between 1870 and 1890 bear out this assertion.
- Libel and slander laws are commonly used to punish unacceptable speech.
1(person) calumniar(person) difamar(name) deshonrar
- I respect that you have withheld your name whilst slandering me and all the brownies I live with in brownsville.
- For their pains, they are slandered and vilified by the likes of Afshah.
- Now, if Coleman were the responsible journalist he claims to be, don't you think he would have done a little investigation before slandering us again?
- No more worries about slandering Lee Hsien Yang accidentally.
- When Vajpayee prevented them from violating court orders on the Babri Masjid site, they started slandering him in public.
- Without libeling or slandering anybody, can you talk about murders like that in isolation from the political situation?
- He was shamed by a national radio station who slandered him by suggesting that his favorite band is The Carpenters.
- His stepmother Zhu treated him badly and always slandered him in the front of his father.
- These people slandered me in the worst kind of ways, and made me feel like I was worth nothing.
- I wrote Pejman to tell him I was slandering him, and he wrote back to offer an unsurprisingly able defense against my charges.
- I asked my father if I could put the previous post up, as he and my mother are slandered libellously.
- He slandered his comrades and he did it, as I wrote in the May 3 issue of National Review, by ‘Americanizing’ Soviet propaganda.
- I was too cut off from the world to know that the news of my arrest had broken and that the government was slandering me in the press.
- He slandered his fellow soldiers, calling them indiscriminate killers and comparing them to Genghis Kahn.
- Once, a competitor was slandering us to some potential customers.
- ‘Come along now Mrs. Mason,’ the deputy said with a sigh. ‘You can't go around slandering an innocent man.’
- Isn't this the same administration which slanders all opponents and threatened to fire an analyst for telling the truth?
- I have decided to close the thread on DARP and remove the thread which slandered him and I know I MUST offer an explanation.
- I would like to point out at this juncture that I have never slandered her.
- When we are cursed, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it; when we are slandered, we answer kindly.
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