In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(rock-face/task) imponente(obstacle/problem) tremendo(achievement/courage) extraordinario(achievement/courage) monumental(achievement/courage) formidable(enemy/opponent) temibleshe's a formidable lady — es una mujer que impone
- she has a formidable temper — tiene un genio tremendo / impresionante
- In Hassan, though, he came up against a formidable opponent and a smart street fighter.
- Pittodrie presently holds one of the most formidable fear factors in the Premierleague.
- What we do know is that she has a formidable mind, powerful admirers and a yellow plastic digger on her desk.
- In the face of such formidable colleagues, Jo's desire to impress and succeed is even more acute.
- It was an emphatic victory and formidable testimony to his talent and determination.
- The doctrine in detail is one of formidable complexity, but its basic principle is simple.
- The first game after the enforced break was a tough encounter against formidable opponents.
- Yet for a chef who shoots from the mouth, Ramsay inspires formidable loyalty.
- That brings a formidable new dimension to the conflict, further magnified by its global scale.
- He assuredly bumped off a formidable array of erstwhile friends and possible rivals.
- This made him a formidable thinker but his knowledge and expertise did not just come from midnight oil.
- The shipbuilders have been playing well and are formidable opponents for anyone on their own patch.
- Whoever it was, they have assembled a formidable array of talent and spent a lot of money.
- As for Johnson, the old Lion may be getting a bit long in the tooth but he is still a formidable opponent.
- His accomplishments were formidable during the first three decades of his reign.
- A formidable array of armour and troops roared through in a never ending stream.
- He has built a formidable reputation on challenging the corporate orthodoxy.
- Among a formidable list of opponents, the American Deena Kastor may be the most dangerous.
- Bayern would look more formidable if they could get two of their most talented midfielders fully fit.
- The trick will be to blend this talent into a formidable team by championship time.
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