In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(verdict/decision/vote) unánimethe proposal received unanimous support — la propuesta recibió el apoyo de todos
- we were unanimous in our rejection of the plan — rechazamos el plan unánimemente
- They were delighted to come to a unanimous decision on the name.
- If this body cannot make a unanimous decision, it will be referred to an independent school adjudicator next year.
- There was unanimous agreement at the meeting that this was unacceptable.
- His determination ensured he punched out a unanimous decision bringing the first title to his club.
- It was a unanimous vote of no confidence in the senior management to make the right kind of cuts to make the budget balance.
- Mr Andrews was selected by a unanimous vote at a meeting on Friday.
- That, at least, is one proposition on which there will be unanimous agreement.
- If the vote was unanimous, where then did the minority disappear?
- It takes a unanimous vote to do so, and 10 countries now want the process to continue until each country has had its say.
- If found guilty by unanimous decision, the men will face execution.
- This group debated the pros and cons of each piece resulting in an unanimous vote.
- But after a year they were back in jail again after three judges could not reach a unanimous conclusion.
- So I am just surprised that they were able to get a unanimous decision to chuck him.
- A year ago, sympathy for the United States was close to unanimous across the planet.
- The unanimous protests meant they were forced to reinstate the grog the following year, but I still haven't been back.
- The unanimous decision to reelect Sahal came after he emerged the sole candidate to qualify for the runoff.
- Not only did he think it possible to fix games but, in the unanimous opinion of three judges, he set about doing so with enthusiasm.
- I have already mentioned the unanimous rejection of realism and its concern with social reality.
- The students came to a unanimous decision about one particular song and insisted it should be the next single the girls release.
- It was suspended when war broke out but has been restarted by a unanimous decision of the UN Security Council.
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