In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(attitude) de miras estrechas(view/outlook) estrecho
- I think he is a man of limited intelligence, considerable low cunning, self-esteem born of blinkered privilege and a mean spirit.
- But it is not a blinkered and insular type of independence.
- But that seems a very narrow and blinkered view.
- Companies suffer from a provincial and culturally blinkered approach to the repertoire and with dire performance results.
- This is the more lamentable as the title of the book suggests a less blinkered approach.
- As for the assertion that only fans and the club would benefit from the redevelopment, this seems a slightly blinkered approach.
- A blinkered approach to spotting talent is regarded as one of the many factors holding back youth development.
- This perverse attitude says more about their blinkered view of what the country should aspire to be.
- If attitudes to sexual equality in 2002 are as blinkered and ignorant as they were in 1974 then we have learned nothing and this battle can never be won.
- I was amazed at the totally blinkered attitudes of the individuals who see no legitimate reason to own a gun in Britain.
- The arts have continually suffered from negative, blinkered attitudes.
- Such narrow-minded blinkered parochialism can only leave these campaigners looking even more desperate.
- He really will get a shock if he keeps thinking in such a blinkered, narrow way.
- This blinkered approach put supposed short-term financial savings before the needs of future generations.
- I'm sorry that you feel I'm so clearly blinkered and entrenched and incapable of having a reasoned discussion about it.
- It is no wonder with this blinkered attitude that the Capital of Culture bid was a non-starter.
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