In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1expertohábilto be adept at sth/-ing — ser experto en algo/+ inf
1experto masculinoexperta femeninomaestro masculinomaestra femenino
- I will leave that judgment to other kung-fu adepts.
- Certain adepts are supposedly able to prepare the soup in a way that minimizes this slipperiness, but I can't say that I have ever dined with any.
- The very concepts of ‘nature’ and ‘human nature’ now can be held up against the light shed by ancient medical writers, religious adepts, and the Christian Fathers.
- Some Hindi-film adepts, including author-screenwriter Suketu Mehta and Internet Movie Database staffer Michel Hafner have offered help.
- But he also believes that some of its adepts contributed significantly to the ideology of the 1960s - and not only in Australia.
- Like Taine, Cezanne had only contempt for the adepts of a dry, linear style, whom he associated with ascetic, religious (that is, nonsensuous) spirituality.
- Instead, it surely refers to a state of total stillness and even abnegation, an ideal that religious adepts of all disciplines have long aspired to.
- The painter's orphic sleight of hand was abetted by arcane titles that conjure profligate aristocrats, sexual libertines, adepts of the dark arts and drugged esthetes.
- Technical adepts reconfigured Soviet-manufactured radios to receive short wave from abroad, broadcast as part of the cold war.
- He became an adept in the cryptologic art, until then almost unknown, and exercised it on behalf of the parliamentary party.
- It is reported that some cases of Levitation appear to be spontaneous, while spiritual or magical adepts are said to be able to control it consciously.
- Is one religion more valuable than another, just because its adepts adhere to one school of thought over another?
- But true adepts would never have been concerned with anything so vulgar as financial gain.
- To begin with, they are adepts of conspiracy theory, obsessed with information, disinformation, propaganda and its country cousin, mind control.
- Some people would call it a property of those they call adepts but this is just an elitist illusion.
- In England, Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, and in France, Marie Paul Lavoisier presided over such salons and made a name for themselves as scientific adepts.
- As knowledgable adepts in Arabic and Farsi, for instance, they are in an excellent position to understand nuances that hard-nosed businessmen may not.
- Usually there'd be a few other permutations of ‘face’ thrown in, with the true adepts raising the whole enterprise to something of an art form.
- For such a normally quick tempered and impatient people they have shown themselves adepts at procrastination and brinkmanship.
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