In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He may have taken this risk consciously; we might wish to be more circumspect.
- On theology they enjoy precedence over politicians; on politics they should be circumspect.
- Regular contributors are more news-sensitive and circumspect.
- They may be more circumspect about public encouragement these days but they continue to sponsor and facilitate his freelance crusade.
- Alcohol and anger do not create new beliefs; they loosen the tongue on issues the person is normally more circumspect about.
- I would expect that, when an activity is under threat, some attempt would be made by its supporters to be considerate and circumspect.
- He spoke earlier this morning and he was very circumspect about the capabilities of Mother Nature.
- While he proclaims himself content with Perth's relaxed way of life, he's circumspect when asked about his career intentions.
- People are more circumspect about claiming that new technologies will revolutionize the world.
- We've yet to pick our candidate, so I've got to be circumspect, but we certainly need a charismatic candidate.
- So you'd think people might be a little bit more circumspect, especially on that stretch of footpath.
- The difference between us is that you write like a bombastic lecturer and not like a prudent and circumspect lawyer.
- With a trial looming, both media and defendants are usually circumspect about what they say for fear of prejudicing the outcome.
- I may have to review that, and become much more circumspect.
- Its response: people should trust the police not to prosecute and the government to be circumspect.
- It would be absurd to compare that Mediterranean passion for music with our own more circumspect attachment to the arts.
- Teenagers led pretty circumspect lives in those days, with far less freedom than their counterparts today.
- It is our duty to an injured ally to offer a circumspect response.
- Investor are now much more circumspect and vigilant, lest more wool is pulled over their eyes by yet another old goat.
- They were circumspect, typically observing the dog from a distance.
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