In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1vacilación feminineindecisión feminine
- But behind the scenes there has been vacillation, from politicians and civil servants alike, over costs and funding and location.
- In a way, the organisers were pre-empting any possible vacillation in the minds of children and prevent them from becoming child workers.
- The vacillation between being firm and compassionate pulls apart every policy proposal.
- Let's have no more vacillation - if the Government can't decide, the people should.
- After some vacillation, sister Agatha decides to give them a place to hide.
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