In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(down-to-earth)(philosophy) de andar por casa(philosophy) popular(wisdom) popular(virtue/folks) sencillo
- So what has all this homespun philosophy got to do with the crisis in public liability insurance?
- But what energises Bloom's deceptively simple book is not the homespun wisdom, but the extraordinary energy which he invests in his writing.
- New employees are given a little book that combines Woodroffe's story with his homespun philosophy of success.
- Many of them are not businesses on the traditional model at all, but homespun affairs staffed by teenagers and run out of bedrooms and even pubs.
- But she said he would benefit most from a piece of simple homespun advice.
- She is conscious that her simple, homespun style left her open to misinterpretation.
- Already famous as the inventor of the lightning conductor, his homespun philosophizing and simple style charmed the world of the Court and the intellectual salons alike.
- Inspired by primitivism and American folk art, he painted idealized images of homespun America.
- Davenport's purposefully low-tech sculptures maintain a good balance of homespun craftsmanship and conceptual artistry.
- This is not some homespun philosophy to make us all feel better.
- There could even be a variety of homespun cottage industries that might sprout up in conjunction with the city, and could thrive and flourish as viable and even vital parts of it.
- Wigan's improvement since losing their first two matches has been both remarkable and romantic - a heart-warming tale of homespun success in these increasingly mercenary times.
- His patient rise from humble origins to eminence, his simple tastes and homespun manner, inspired general affection.
- When Gen. Franks utters them, the words spin off his lips with a warm homespun flavor.
- There's something homespun, simple, and heroic about him.
- The sessions are homespun affairs, filled with truisms and real-life examples that anyone can relate to.
- Their plain virtues and homespun beliefs are the bedrock of decency and integrity in our nation and in the world.
- The professionalism of the recent past, the thing that made the late '90s art world seem corporate and unsafe, is morphing into something less predictable, more homespun.
- ‘Do not trust homespun remedies,’ she added as a warning.
- Despite the homespun image it cultivates in its ads, it operates with an arrogance and avarice that would make the multinationals blush and John D. Rockefeller envious.
2(wool) hilado artesanalmente(wool) hilado a manohomespun cloth — tejido artesanal masculino
- In the past, clothing was most often rough homespun cloth made from their own cotton, but today manufactured fabric or store-bought clothes are increasingly common.
- His mother had spun and woven flax and wool; his father had operated a wool-carding mill and a shop for pressing and dyeing homespun cloth.
- Traditionally, they wear tunics and sarongs of homespun cotton, dyed red, blue, and black.
- They wear a uniform - blouse and trousers - of a bright homespun material, without any facings, but with brass buttons and collar ornaments.
- Its origin can be traced to the Indus Valley civilisation when the people used homespun cotton for weaving.
- Doll makers dressed their creations in homespun materials or in clothing found in mountain stores.
- Women dressed up in fancy homespun cotton dresses and men wore their jeans, cowboy belts, silk, striped shirts.
- Tweed is a rough textured wool, originally homespun and slightly felted.
- The fabric is all pretty thin 100% cotton homespun stuff so the first thing that immediately leaps to mind is a summer dress for Amelia.
- It almost seemed to be like the homespun cloth her shoulder sash was made from.
- Good homespun clothes… these should disguise you well enough.
- She looked no more than five and a half feet tall, and she wore a simple, pale red dress of homespun cotton.
- Only on isolated frontiers might homespun fabrics still be found; only among urban elites did imported textiles have a substantial market.
- ‘Chocolate would be fine,’ she said, taking a seat at the table nearest the counter and hanging her gray wool cloak on a peg on the wall, revealing that she was wearing a light blue homespun dress.
- ‘Oh, I was selling some of my homespun yarn to the tailor,’ Emily replied.
- Both male and female folk costumes made of homespun cloth and sheepskin were multi-colored and featured intricate embroidery.
- No longer confined to the realm of the patriot, this homespun yarn has now entered the territory of international and domestic fashion.
- His collarless shirt, though of simple homespun muslin, was very comfortable, and half-unlaced at the moment.
- The early immigrants were usually clothed in homespun cloth and caps.
- The men wear baggy trousers, usually made of indigo-dyed homespun fabric.
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