In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- He was an adherent of liberation theology, a progressive movement that advocated for the poor.
- Even before that, I was not an adherent of the Freudian theory, just from my own experience.
- John Duncan was born in Athy in or about 1785 and unlike his brother Thomas he became an ardent adherent of Methodism.
- The perception appears to be that I am such a slavish adherent of the letter of the law that I do not grasp the spirit of it.
- He was not an adherent of an established religious tradition, but followed his own personal faith.
- Violet was an adherent of the United Church of Canada.
- Any person could be an adherent of the religion concerned, and be entitled to the same privileges and obligations as every other person.
- Worker militancy certainly persisted, but it attracted fewer adherents than in other countries.
- He was, in his younger days, an adherent of socialist views.
- As an adherent of the ‘ignore it and it will go away’ school of medicine it was only at my wife's insistence that I made an appointment with my GP.
- The great irony of communism is that its most devoted adherents were not those at the top who brought it into being.
- He is an adherent of the somewhat controversial school of evolutionary psychology.
- Her unique confrontational style won her the most devoted adherents and the most rabid enemies.
- This distinct liturgical tradition, precisely because it is distinct, is attracting new adherents.
- Over the years, as the theory has developed and become more widely known, it has attracted increasing numbers of adherents and sympathizers.
- Most mainstream religions might raise an eyebrow or two at the idea of their adherents doing that.
- The Soviet Union's ideology had many adherents and apologists throughout the West.
- In either its narrow or comprehensive version, utilitarianism has both devoted adherents and fierce opponents.
- Are some religions trying to soften their hard stances to try to attract more adherents, and is that the right thing to do?
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