In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(directly)the blow hit him squarely on the nose — el golpe le dio de lleno en la nariz
- she looked him squarely in the face — lo miró directamente a la cara
- blame was placed squarely on the police — se culpó directamente a la policía
- Perhaps it's time to place the blame squarely on the shoulders to which it belongs.
- From that point people have looked to put the blame squarely on the management.
- Mrs Bladen laid the blame squarely at the door of the SYAS managers.
- However, he did lay the blame for Saturday's defeat squarely on the shoulders of his defence.
- Slade has stood squarely on the side of freedom and innovation from day one, and he will continue to do so…
- We stand squarely behind the Government of Montserrat and support them as they go forward with the project.
- They put the primary blame squarely on the political parties and the candidates.
- But he blamed the Government squarely for not providing a proper sewerage scheme.
- Mr Roche said the situation had been tolerated for too long, and laid the blame squarely on local authorities.
- Blame for the subsequent chaos would then be placed squarely on the doorstep of Number Ten.
- The blame for this year's debacle lies squarely with the organisers.
- He also volunteered with AIDS agencies, determined to stare the situation squarely in the eye.
- Such films are aimed squarely at an American audience with little interest in the truth about contemporary Ireland.
- Walker blames the shortfall squarely on the failure of ministers to ensure that the new policies were properly costed.
- Placing the emphasis squarely on excellence and achievement is in the best traditions of Scottish education.
- It's just easier to lay all the blame squarely on the shoulders of smokers.
- I lay the blame for my initial hatred of Christmas squarely at the feet of my father.
- The burden of education is often placed squarely on the shoulders of teachers.
- Despite this, Mai has an enormous international solidarity movement squarely behind her.
- The number of fat kids in the UK has officially doubled, and the finger of blame is pointing squarely at computer games.
2(honestly)(treat/deal) como es debido
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