In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It is not conjured up by cunning and designing men.
- Although good ethics exist in the profession of law, nevertheless the profession is not without the unscrupulous cunning, and designing fellow members.
- She is a weak, unintelligent girl; he a strong, cunning, and designing man.
- Without such a check, the press, in the hands of evil and designing men, would become a most formidable engine, and as mighty for mischief as for good.
- The second is artful, cunning, and designing; shielding the rich man from the possibility of being entrapped, and affecting at the same time, to have a tender and scrupulous regard, for the interests of the whole community.
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