In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(contest/fight) de tres
- I think accepting the short-term pain of a few three-cornered contests is a lesser evil than the present situation.
- He only got 24 percent of the vote in 2000 and his performance in a similar three-cornered rematch would almost certainly be worse.
- But from the late 1950s to the mid 1970s UK manufacturing was smashed in a three-cornered war of attrition between incompetent management, militant trade unions and high-tax government.
- The historic three-cornered contest took place in an atmosphere charged with tension and excitement, both in and out of the Congress hall.
- Expect the issue to run and run in three-cornered rural contests, and in the Legislative Council contest.
- As a result, a three-cornered contest ensued with the former ruling party, the internal opposition and the RPF jockeying for position in a ‘broad-based transitional government’.
- It is time to employ this legacy in the polarised republican debate to overturn the presumptions that have created a three-cornered contest between monarchists, minimalist republicans and direct-election advocates.
- Some feel that a different type of personality could have captured this neglected demographic in what has become a three-cornered fight.
- In April, the Liberal and National parties reached an agreement to end three-cornered contests, but the Liberal Party executive will decide whether to run candidates in the seats of Clarence and Tweed at a meeting on June 21.
- As a result, Italy had rarely been free from foreign domination and the three-cornered contests between Spain, France, and Austria had left deep imprints on every aspect of its history.
- If the two spouses do not agree there arises a three-cornered conflict to determine which one of them will be widowed.
- In a tight, three-cornered, contest, they could yet sneak through to leave the other bids floundering.
- The election itself was a three-cornered contest for the first time since 1929.
- These comments underlined a three-cornered row which saw the Government and two Opposition parties bickering over how to proceed.
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