In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- That night we must have performed for over 100 people - the most impassioned audience we'd ever had.
- During a career that spanned five decades, he created a new and impassioned form of abstract painting.
- For those so inspired, it also offered a significant and impassioned political experience.
- No wonder she is still impassioned about a book she wrote more than a decade ago.
- It was impassioned and almost needy; I was too shocked to do anything but kiss back.
- But it was not especially difficult, because the kids were impassioned.
- I was so impassioned that my mom got sucked into the scheme and helped me with the binding.
- I am sure there will be impassioned argument among the Council members for your future, but I for one feel that that future is likely to be very brief indeed.
- His speech was impassioned but it only managed to infuriate me more.
- However, support for the original committee is equally impassioned.
- His poetry may take different forms; it can be impassioned or ironic.
- So I can afford to wait, even emotionally, until a really good or impassioned idea comes along.
- For the most part, he's very good too, his precise but impassioned delivery raising this far above what most people will have expected of it.
- But I divine far more complex forces than mere aesthetic preferences lurking behind this oddly impassioned schism.
- He's impassioned and animated, perceptive and entertaining, gregarious and charismatic.
- During one impassioned speech we were given a lingering shot of one of the delegates in the audience fast asleep.
- Coleman's tenor sax almost steals the show with what some consider the most impassioned lyrical playing of his career.
- His losing bid for the presidency in the war election of 1864 would see much more impassioned rhetoric.
- I had been transformed from timorous novice to impassioned biker.
- They each give surprisingly impassioned short speeches.
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