In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(trust/innocence/simplicity) ingenuo(simplicity/trust/innocence) de niño
- You have a childlike and innocent quality, which is endearing in meaningful relationships.
- The man comes across as childlike and innocent, but also as his own biggest fan.
- So all three of us had childlike excitement about the whole thing.
- He was a man without guile with a childlike spirit and spirituality, a gentle man.
- Many adults these days do not seem at all bothered by the idea of seeming childlike - they even revel in it.
- Their childlike joy in leaving is probably a reflection of your own joy at your recovery.
- Above all, the series has a gorgeous childlike quality and is entirely voiced by children.
- The best grown-up ideas come from being silly, from dreaming, from being a childlike adult.
- Our biggest strength was the ability to do mad stuff spontaneously, in an almost childlike way.
- You still have that glow of childlike curiosity with the hint of adult wisdom you always had.
- I observed a childlike wonder in his eyes and playful laughter as he enjoyed his music.
- A gleeful, childlike look overcame her face and she bounded off towards the vending machine.
- While the movie has an obviously childlike feel, it's difficult to be sure of its intended audience.
- Sometimes, a songwriter's quest to uncover the extraordinary in the ordinary has a childlike aspect to it.
- There is a childlike quality about him, as if the years caught up with him only by accident.
- His prattling was childlike and innocent, as if he were only five years old.
- She was frail and her childlike appearance made her innocence all the more apparent.
- It's a word he uses a lot in his almost childlike rediscovery of happiness and contentment.
- Now in his seventies, he came across as a fairly childlike character - driven by his curiosity.
- His voice had suddenly taken on a childlike quality as he began talking quick and excitedly.
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