In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(attitude, viewpoint)postura feminineposición feminineto take a tough stance on sth — adoptar una postura / posición firme (con) respecto a algo
- However, street protests made the government reverse its stance on the privatization of water services.
- Patent litigation is expensive, and a large company can wear down almost anyone if it adopts a hard-line stance.
- The new administration favour a more hands-off stance in relation to global financial turbulence.
- In principle, many European countries adopt the stance that all lawful and serious agreements are contracts.
- I know there are a lot of people in the region who also respect his strong stance on family issues.
- Writers on research ethics adopt different stances concerning the ethical issues that arise in connection with relationships between researchers and research participants.
- His aggressive stance on social issues will surely warm the hearts of influential religious conservatives.
- A tough stance on crime should not be at the expense of innocent people losing their long-treasured liberties.
- Authorities should assume an aggressive stance in screening money laundering and its related crimes.
- Jacques Chirac thought he would take a tough stance on crime during this election campaign to assuage voters' fears and anxieties.
- Ultimately, however, this film takes a stance on youthful rebellion that is as uncomfortable as it is unusual.
- The party appear to have changed their stance on this matter.
- We hope the government will take a firm stance on the issue.
- Her reticence, he surmises, was based on her conservative stance on social issues.
- Voters who have turned to the Greens have done so for a range of reasons, not simply because of their stance on the environment.
- In particular, his robust stance on discipline is very welcome.
- Earlier the party debated its new stance on law and order, or ‘tough Liberalism’.
- The company has drawn fire from labor groups, who say the company has an anti-union stance.
- In this edition we asked all ten political candidates about their stance on waste management and refuse services.
- I once again implore that you reconsider your stance on this matter.
- This stance allows the defender to be on balance, to be strong and to be agile.
- He sighed and took a step back from her, adopting a nonchalant stance as best he could.
- For instance, some youngsters who struggle to play shots on the on-side adopt an open stance.
- He has even taken to adopting a putting stance that looks for all the world as though he is about to do the splits.
- He struggled until recently, when he evened out his stance and balanced his weight.
- She took a solid stance, right hand hovering over the hilt as if ready to draw.
- He explains how he never adopts exactly the same stance for any ball, just stands where he feels comfortable.
- Some observers feel his stance has been too upright, causing him to struggle with outside pitches.
- He instinctively adopted a fighting stance, almost daring these thugs to attack.
- His body had already adopted the stance of a fighter.
- The boy put up his fists in a defensive fighting stance as thunder boomed in the distance.
- I keep my stance simple, standing on the line of the crease with my feet a comfortable width apart.
- She stood in a defensive stance, not backing down from his stare, fists clenched at her sides.
- Three different stances may be adopted, which correspond to three different fighting styles - fast, medium, and strong.
- When adopting a stance, the bowler should be looking primarily for ease and comfort.
- Relaxing his shoulders, he took up an aggressive fighting stance.
- In the second rounds, Simms switched to a southpaw stance, which paid quick dividends.
- Adopt a stance where your feet are about nine inches apart, and point your toes slightly outward.
- He is credited with inventing the southpaw stance in boxing.
- Adopt a stance with the head erect, neither hanging down, nor looking up, nor twisted.
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