In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of person, achievement, occasion)grandeza femenino
- Today they are genuinely uncertain of their own greatness, or of how to exercise their power.
- The ability to win the big ones is, of course, the mark of true greatness.
- But there had been little in his background to suggest he was destined for greatness.
- With every line of his statement, epic memories of past greatness were dishonoured and uprooted.
- There was a time when William's importance, even greatness, was taken for granted.
- Rather, he was given the qualities needed to achieve greatness and made the most of them.
- We have always said that our little country has within it the seeds of greatness.
- Respect and belief are two of the most important stepping stones to greatness.
- Whatever his personal qualities, greatness inevitably accrues to such a man.
- Despite the technology, you still need human talent and ingenuity to create a work of greatness.
- Your achievement reminds us of the potential for greatness that resides in every one of us.
- Their greatness can perhaps be best measured in terms of their permanence.
- The greatness of a nation or a people is well judged by the manner it reacts and deals with calamities.
- Perhaps we should make a distinction here between greatness and excellence.
- Standing behind the throne of the ruler, they accented his power and greatness.
- Indeed, he nearly got bounced from the tour until a new-found maturity put him on the path to greatness.
- In the eyes of his contemporaries his military greatness was not in doubt.
- In time, they will find that social and political freedom is the only source of national greatness.
- In all my previous visits, these claims to greatness were more than backed up by the quality of the food.
- Making the game look easy and having time on the ball were always seen as measures of greatness.
2(of interest, difficulty, pleasure)enormidad femenino
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