In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(student) diligente(student) aplicado(visitor) asiduo
- The leaders of the tribe began the assiduous task of sending the entire clan under miles of glacial ice, silently hoping to avoid catastrophe.
- This process was backed up by some assiduous courting of those ‘inferior’ partners even before they formally acceded.
- It is something of a myth that detectives solve crimes by assiduous collection of evidence.
- He was assiduous in checking and double checking dates in parish records and in the various census.
- The opposition has been assiduous in considering the issues and developing solutions consistent with the principled position it has taken on the bill.
- I accept that Larry could have been more assiduous in his search.
- The programme is assiduous in emphasising its Celtic credentials.
- He was assiduous in his support for the subject.
- The member is being a very assiduous local member.
- He has always been an assiduous listener to radio.
- Great advances were achieved in people's lives simply by the work of an assiduous and committed group of women on a massive scale.
- You can never quite relax, even with the most assiduous efforts at procrastination.
- Plus, being an assiduous multi-tasker, he had other things he needed to accomplish on this record.
- Some middle managers are assiduous in protecting their territory.
- Yet the result of this assiduous attention to presentation was that the image became too self-conscious.
- For the assiduous trekker who throws away the route map you can find a watering hole with rich across-the-pond life.
- His spin doctors have been so assiduous in building images of him that the real man has remained invisible behind them.
- The early days of the Orchestra required assiduous fundraising efforts by its supporters, sometimes at considerable cost to themselves.
- The manager has the right to expect that his workers will be careful and assiduous.
- After a decade or so of assiduous tweezering, the brow hairs will indeed be discouraged and will not grow back.
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