In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Lawveredicto masculinea verdict of guilty/not guilty — veredicto de culpabilidad/inocencia
- to bring in / return a verdict — dar / emitir un veredicto
- to deliver a verdict — fallar
- the coroner recorded an open verdict — el juez consignó que no se pudo establecer la causa o causas de la muerte
- they failed to reach a verdict — no llegaron a un acuerdo sobre el veredicto
- His statement comes five days before Libya's Supreme Court gives a final verdict on the appeal of the trial.
- Calvi's widow Clara and son Carlo disputed the initial suicide verdict given by London City police.
- The motion for a directed verdict of acquittal on count two is dismissed.
- In my view, a directed verdict of acquittal is clear-cut in these circumstances.
- In our view, the use of handcuffs does not render the verdict unsafe.
- A jury in the Supreme Court in Hobart reached its majority verdicts after deliberating for about three hours.
- The California court held that peer review evidence was inadmissible and upheld a jury verdict for the defendant.
- Hearing the evidence, Mr Brooks delivered a verdict of accidental death.
- Yesterday the jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts after nearly seven hours of deliberation over two days.
- The defence moves for a directed verdict of acquittal on count two.
- Moreover the verdicts in the remaining cases are likely to follow a similar pattern.
- His trial ended on June 21 with a jury verdict of manslaughter.
- The jury deliberated for more than 13 hours to reach a majority verdict.
- However, he said that the body fully accepted the coroner's verdict.
- He told them that their verdicts on all charges would have to be unanimous.
- He refuses even though he and his friends believe the court's verdict unjust.
- Wiltshire's deputy coroner William Bache delivered a verdict of accidental death.
- The final verdicts in these cases will be delivered by the bureau very soon.
- But a High Court judge has indicated he will overturn the unlawful killing verdict.
- Coroner Dr Roy Palmer recorded an accidental death verdict at the inquest on March 17.
2(opinion)juicio masculinethe verdict of the press was uniformly hostile — el juicio de la prensa fue unánimemente desfavorable
- the popular verdict is that … — el sentir popular es que …
- to give one's verdict on sb/sth — dar su (or mi etc.) opinión sobre algn/algo
- well then, what's your verdict? — bueno ¿qué te parece?
- Much of the verdict is now left up to the public, with the sale of tickets acting much like a ballot box.
- Well, the public has spoken and given a clear verdict in the cat naming poll.
- Naturally you would prefer a verdict in your favour, but it is better than losing, is it not?
- The opinion poll will reveal the public's verdict on what level of council tax should be set for next year.
- The gathering broke up and everyone said the verdict was a foregone conclusion.
- Each competitor had to sing two numbers before the judges made their verdict.
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