In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(remark) pertinente(remark) acertadothe quotation was hardly apropos — la cita no era pertinente / no venía al caso
- A more apropos quote from him would be this: ‘It is not by speeches and debates that the great issues of the day will be decided, but by blood and iron.’
- That's why ideas about the third culture are particularly apropos right now, as you are concentrating on scientists trying to take their case directly to the public.
- His charming little theme's heard throughout the movie, but the producers chose to impose somebody else's noisy pop tune on the credits, obscuring his very apropos theme.
- Bad times, rather than face, would have been more apropos.
- The bizarre forelimbs of alvarezsaurids were therefore accompanied by a bizarre lifestyle, an unexpected but apropos twist in the plot of the evolutionary novel that is the fossil record.
- It would be wrong to say that they display a mastery of their craft, because in this context, the word ‘dominance’ seems a lot more apropos than ‘mastery.’
- The audience thinks the joke is on him, but the joke is on them, an apropos conclusion.
- Her hunger pangs serve as an apropos metaphor for her literary life.
- Quotes are fine and sometimes apropos depending on the conversation's tone and topic, however, keep in mind who will be reading the e-mail and the perception your opinion via the quote you include will leave.
- But more times than not, the film can't seem to find the apropos avenue upon which to sell its wares of pragmatism.
- The cheerleaders in the video are entirely apropos - one listen of this and you'll be dancing around too.
- True, I have chosen somewhat melodramatic examples; but there are plenty of others, less melodramatic but equally apropos - especially, perhaps, in the realm of sexual morality.
- But for everyone else, the Supreme Court's decision to embrace the principles of federalism that have always been a fundamental part of our Constitution could not have come at a more apropos time.
- The lessons are more apropos than one might think.
- There could never be an apropos moment to suffer such an appalling episode, but the timing in his case serves only to highlight his misfortune in even sharper relief.
- Surely this joke has been used elsewhere, but this was an apropos ending to the show…
- Suddenly, alcohol's nickname, firewater, has become especially apropos.
- Seems the floundering yet fertile imagination of this fallen idol had finally found an apropos home to roost in.
- This film did indeed seem particularly apropos given how important the subject of veiling has become in public debates in France, where girls have been forbidden to wear veils in public schools.
- As far as the sound of the show went, the group were familiar with what they were performing, but the songs didn't translate as second nature; rediscovering bike riding would be an apropos analogy, I suppose.
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