- [plan/efforts] echar por tierra, frustrar; [rumors] acallar, poner* fin aMore example sentences
- At Monday's Civic Centre Committee meeting, the Councillor said rumours needed to be scotched.
- The records showed his plan had been scotched by a hail of objections from all four of our adjoining neighbours - plus, it seemed, one other mystery objector.
- The US quickly stepped in to scotch any such plan.
In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.
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- whisky (m) or güisqui (m) (escocés) a glass of scotch un (vaso de) whisky or güisquiMore example sentences
- He demanded a great deal of money, complete privacy, a limo to transport him to and from the meeting and a bottle of the best single malt Scotch at each session.
- In the same way that a previous generation explored and experimented with single malt Scotch, today's consumers are learning about tequilas and mezcals.
- He fumbled with the lock on the door to his apartment, looking forward to a stiff shot of single-malt Scotch before fixing dinner.
- [person/tune/town] [criticized usage/uso criticado] escocés Scotch whisky whisky (m) or güisqui (m) escocésMore example sentences
- Five round tables covered with Scotch plaid cloths occupy most of the space.
- We don't specify Scotch beef on our menus because that is what our clients expect when they eat with us and that is what they get.
- Shoppers are being duped into buying foreign meat which has been inaccurately labelled as Scotch beef, farmers' leaders have claimed.