In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The blood was fake and the flames imaginary, but the task facing the emergency services could have been very real.
- The only saving grace is that most children take it for granted that spirits and the like are imaginary beings.
- The mandala represents an imaginary palace that is contemplated during meditation.
- There exist countless instances of the type, present and past, real and imaginary, actual and potential.
- This image is of an imaginary circle that each person draws around him/herself.
- Fears of vote-tampering and vote suppression are far from exaggerated or imaginary.
- It lies halfway between Orkney and Shetland on an imaginary line dividing the North Sea from the North Atlantic.
- In the first place, the film depicts some imaginary breed of gracious and principled gangsters.
- He invented imaginary worlds in which he was the king, and everyone had obey him.
- I bowed to an imaginary crowd and pretended to thank my parents and all who believed in me.
- This would mean that your imaginary satellite would need to be located out beyond all the planets, a dozen times as far away as Pluto.
- How they coped with this transfer of power is a vital part of these imaginary conversations.
- The view that dreams are merely the imaginary fulfilments of repressed wishes is hopelessly out of date.
- To escape reality, I invented an imaginary world and began writing poetry.
- While he talks, his feet move constantly - tapping away to an imaginary beat.
- These fears are mainly imaginary, and most are born of a highly developed imagination gone astray.
- Is an imaginary campaign manager really the worst political decision you've heard lately?
- Don't get into obeying imaginary voices in your head or anything daft like that.
- Not only is he a modern star playing a classic star, he's playing him as an imaginary figure.
- I couldn't go into my own imaginary world far away and try to block out all of these problems.
- The idea is based on an ingenious use of the properties of imaginary numbers.
- What was most perplexing was that in using these subtle and imaginary numbers it was possible to solve cubic equations.
- It also only worked, he noted, when certain imaginary parts of two complex numbers cancelled out.
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