In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- How did her Government's decision to amend the Resource Management Act 1991 last year by removing the Environment Court's power to grant security for costs help reduce the problem of frivolous and vexatious objectors?
- The big financial question, the one about The Sun story alleging vexatious contract negotiations, could wait no longer.
- Dance numbers will also create awareness on some of the vexatious problems that the world is now facing.
- ‘This is yet another vexatious regulation, increasing the ‘pariah’ status of people who smoke, consigning them ever deeper into the social dustbin.’
- Obviously society should have no truck with vexatious or spurious claims, but when people suffer damage to their lives or to their careers it is only equitable that they should be awarded adequate compensation.
- Mr Kenzler said: ‘It is good to be exonerated from vexatious and childish allegations.’
- In keeping with today's litigious mood, more businesses are prepared to use the regulatory machinery to pursue their business interests against competitors, sometimes with vexatious claims.
- On another issue that is causing us quite a lot of vexatious worry has been the need to repeatedly restate the same things over and over.
- This vexatious problem was resolved, incompletely, by civil war and secession.
- Unfair dismissal laws were only introduced in 1993 and have had a number of undesirable effects in discouraging job creation and encouraging frivolous and vexatious claims.
- There are a number of things happening that seem to be vexatious and uncontrollable.
- Meanwhile, true to form the National party is saying that the case is vexatious and ‘an absurd waste of time and taxpayer money’.
- This was a very vexatious issue in the first place and the way it was constructed caused a lot of angst.
- This week, Mr Dhillon wrote to our letters page to say he denied all the allegations in their entirety, claiming that he was being ‘used as a scapegoat in political wranglings arising from spurious and vexatious allegations’.
- If that be the case, then Monica is well within her right to fetter her freedom of speech but I am not prepared to follow suit, provided that my utterances are not frivolous or vexatious and always made in the best interest of the people.
- I question how vexatious accusations will be dealt with under this legislation.
- This coin, too, was designed to deal with the question of foreign currency circulating in the state - indeed, it represents one of the earliest attempts to solve that vexatious problem.
- On the issue of vexatious requests Ms O'Reilly said: ‘There is no empirical evidence to show they are there on a wide scale.’
- But what Herbert proposes is no mere flight from awkward questions and a vexatious world.
- Scott is now under intense pressure to leave the club, after a series of inflammatory and vexatious statements about supporters, players, the press, the local council and the football authorities.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.