In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She had a pre-paid monthly Metro card valid for standard travel.
- He apparently had 600 hours of flight experience and a valid pilot's license.
- The actor also had a valid U.S. passport and was allowed to depart the country.
- The visas will be valid for three months, it said.
- All U.S. citizens entering Canada from a third country must have a valid passport.
- Did the extras bribe their way in at the gate or did they actually have valid tickets?
- Although he is an American with a valid passport, he is not allowed entry.
- He has a valid work permit and, he said, should have received his green card months ago.
- The penalty for driving without carrying a valid licence on your person is €80.
- The drivers would also be expected to have a valid driver's licence and a valid public driving permit.
- The card which has a distinctive Euro logo is valid for two years.
- To drive your car on the circuit all you have to do is show a valid driving license and you can drive 1 lap behind a safety car.
- No spectator will be allowed into the ground without a valid ticket.
- The visa is valid until 28 days after the completion of the judicial review proceedings.
- Any individual or company with a valid prospecting licence can apply for a prospecting permit.
- Previously he had been charged with drug possession and driving without a valid licence.
- Without the valid international licence, you must take a multiple choice written test.
- Currently, foreigners must apply for a work permit that is valid for one year, which may be renewed.
- The permit is valid for a period of three years with an extension possibility.
- He arrived in Australia on a valid visa and then applied for refugee status.
2(inference/argument) válido(excuse/criticism) legítimo(excuse/criticism) válidohis remarks are still valid today — sus observaciones siguen siendo válidas
- that's a very valid point — en eso tienes (or tienen etc.) razón
- Damascus has a valid claim to be the world's oldest inhabited city.
- Is love the only valid reason for breaking the law?
- There are plenty of valid criticisms to be made on both sides during this election.
- Careful readers might even notice there were some very valid points in the article.
- A woman passenger would not accept this as a valid reason for the delay.
- I have found most performers can't differentiate between valid criticism and insane internet gossip.
- The market demand is steady and there is no valid reason why prices should drop below the level of last week.
- If we were to give these arguments a cursory assessment we may readily accept the conclusion as valid.
- That's by far the biggest and strongest and most valid criticism of our system.
- If you do not vote and do not have a valid and sufficient reason for failing to vote, you may be fined.
- For the reasons already stated, I cannot accept this argument as valid.
- The criticism is valid up to a point, but television channels are a bit like human beings: none are wholly good or bad.
- "See, to me that's not a valid criticism, " he argues.
- British agriculture has recently been making the valid claim that its products are of the highest quality in the world.
- Now any pupil who is suspected of playing truant will be asked to produce a note showing they have a valid reason for being away from school.
- The only valid reason for legalising it is that the Government could make more money.
- There can be absolutely no valid reason why my countrymen do not take pride in keeping their country clean.
- For once, he was unable to think of a reply, since she actually had a valid point in this argument.
- Ignorance of the laws is not accepted as a valid excuse in any country.
- The only pressure, exerted by me, was to present good journalism supported by valid evidence.
- I honestly cannot see a valid argument against legalising prostitution.
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