In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Is he in any way chastened by this experience do you think?
- No doubt the school will feel suitably chastened by her absence.
- Have the media been chastened in any way by that experience?
- Slightly chastened by the experience, Ganesh finds himself saddled with an old, sick couple looking for a hospital, who have been abandoned by fellow villagers.
- The most chastening passage in the book concerns a woman called Lisl Auman.
- After the blackout of August 14, 2003, all of us in Ontario seemed suitably chastened in our attitudes towards electricity usage.
- The wisdom traditionally associated with age has to do with our limitations, with being chastened by experience.
- But he'll probably be well chastened, I suppose.
- Officials, instead of being chastened, were indignant.
- The French president was chastened by the recent defeat of his European constitution referendum initiative.
- Suitably chastened, may I humbly entreat him to, unambiguously and without obfuscation, answer a few pertinent questions?
- Segal is suitably chastened after last week's events.
- First, I'm constantly impressed by the email I receive, and I'm chastened to be reminded of the things I forget to think about.
- I walk from the pitch as humiliated as I am chastened.
- We all left somewhat chastened by the moving experience and the realization of how fortunate we have been.
- Perhaps chastened by the experience, and certainly restricted by a hung council, Labour have subsequently become more conciliatory.
- But, while chastened by the experience, he also draws strength from it.
- The entire experience was frightening and chastening for the bourgeoisie.
- It's an attitude that put him behind bars for a short period, not apparently an experience that chastened him.
- In this way the ships captain kept a tight rein on his men and when the ship set sail it was with a suitably chastened crew, or so the Captain thought.
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