In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(society/attitude/person) toleranteto be tolerant of sb/sth — ser tolerante con algn/algo
- she has never been very tolerant of children — nunca ha sido muy tolerante / paciente con los niños
- to be tolerant to sth
- he is not at all tolerant to alcohol — no tolera el alcohol
- Why do we continue to be so tolerant of people who advocate opinions which they cannot possibly justify?
- Is society as a result becoming more punitive and less tolerant of crime?
- Cecil was a staunch Protestant but, like the king, took a relatively tolerant attitude towards Catholics.
- We recognize that other people see things differently, and we are tolerant of their views.
- Of course, he became more tolerant of American ways the longer he remained there.
- As social attitudes have become more tolerant, the legal approach towards cohabitants has also softened.
- Throw in the famously tolerant Dutch attitudes and you've got a place that rewards visit after visit.
- Perhaps unsurprisingly, it seems older people are less tolerant of shoddy service than younger people.
- Some people argue that we are more tolerant of violence on television than we are of sex.
- I wasn't terribly tolerant of differing opinions, but then I was even less tolerant of myself.
- Each breakthrough will lead the way toward a new culture that is less tolerant of corruption.
- Through informal activity sessions they learn how to be tolerant of other religions and races.
- He says if he's learned anything from the events of the last seven years it's to be more tolerant of people, to judge less.
- It wasn't until the 1990s that there was a more tolerant attitude towards folk art in Finland.
- So, we have the prospect of a government with a smaller majority and facing voters who are less likely to be tolerant of economic pain.
- Surely, in an ideal world, all the religious would be secularists and all the atheists would be tolerant of the religious?
- It is high time that we became less tolerant of such unlawful behaviour.
- Bulgarians are tolerant of other religions but are ardent supporters of Orthodoxy.
- We have grown so tolerant of loud debate that any opinion short of violence is a reasoned one.
- While we are tolerant of the ideas of persons visiting our church this does not mean our church accepts or promotes these ideas.
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