In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1irreverenteirrespetuosohe poked irreverent fun at his superiors — ridiculizaba irrespetuosamente a sus superiores
- Although a talented reporter and a graceful writer, he lacks Brown's irreverent streak.
- It's great theatre: it's irreverent, rude to the establishment and is prepared to take chances.
- Some have been irreverent, some subversive and some confrontational.
- Just as important, they are all bright and lively people and seem to blend a boundless enthusiasm with an irreverent sense of humour.
- This lack of a proper, irreverent perspective doesn't have to get the better of you, though.
- Mentioning our site shows remarkable taste and intelligence, as well as an irreverent sense of fun.
- The Colorado Springs Independent is a breath of fresh, irreverent Rocky Mountain air.
- Even the irreverent Campbell was praised for the respectful tone with which he responded to Hutton's questions.
- Still, as Stockwell lies low until the heat's off, his irreverent sense of humour will of course be missed in cabinet.
- At this time of year, I hope it isn't irreverent to quote the Bible and say - I have kept all these things and pondered them in my heart!
- It has everything the irreverent worshipper could ask for.
- Part of being funny is being irreverent and saying things other people might think but won't say.
- The new arrival with an irreverent approach to the stuffy conventions and personnel of Parliament made an immediate impression.
- Student films have a reputation of being somewhat obscure and irreverent, but nonetheless entertaining.
- The girl and her clan's rescue quest is exciting, irreverent and touching, but most often hilarious, in this new paperback.
- Sir Bob did talk the talk, however, and still no rock star talks with more humanity, irreverent humour, passion and compassion.
- Abigail had a reputation for being a wild, irreverent and disrespectful young girl.
- Generations later, the stories are still as rude, irreverent and colourful as they were way back then.
- She is witty and frightening exposing hidden anxieties or dismissing them with slightly irreverent laughter.
- With his irreverent sense of humor and a PC that could handle the games, he fit right in.
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