In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(having ample leisure)(society) del ocio(society) del entretenimientothe leisured classes — las clases privilegiadas / acomodadas
- At the same time, as members of a leisured class, these intellectuals had no part in the labour of production, and consequently their theories were divorced from practice.
- What writers have to remember is that their precious novels are not read by leisured gentlemen, for two or three hours at a time, in the peace and quiet of a country-house library.
- He had some medical training, then spent the rest of his life as a leisured gentleman in Dublin and London.
- Unlike her friends, other leisured wives of wealthy men, she loves her life as wife and mother and wishes for nothing more.
- To my mind, golf can be categorized as an aristocratic game reserved exclusively for the leisured classes, big shots and whimsical big spenders.
- When the leisured classes took to skis, though, they did so first for amusement, then for sport.
- In the beginning they came from the leisured class of doctors, clergymen, and the landed gentry.
- Most fiction is about the leisure occupations of leisured people.
- Enriched and enormously expanded by three generations of widening prosperity, the leisured classes of France had invested their gains in culture - which meant above all education.
- It should be consumed freely, and should be indemnified against the criticism of a leisured elite.
- But Scotland and Sunday can reveal that Pimm's, the drink most revered by England's leisured classes, is in fact made entirely in Scotland.
- Be this as it may, the study usefully foregrounds Wollstonecraft's critique of modern commercial society as well as the leisured elite.
- He could talk about the problems of the poor one moment, and the next contend that ‘it is most important that we should keep in this country a certain leisured class.’
- Born in 1942 into solidly middle-class circumstances, he was brought up enjoying the pursuits of the leisured classes of the 19th century.
- Shonibare later addressed another well-known if bizarre pursuit of the leisured elite: the use of dogs in chasing and killing wild animals.
- Today, the experience of old age is moving away from that of the wealthy leisured elite of Rome to one characterised by inequality and poverty.
- But with trade and with the first rumblings of the Industrial Revolution emerged a leisured, town-based middle class.
- My point is rather that, because we are products of an affluent and leisured West, we have a special burden to remember how tenuous and fragile civilization remains outside our suburbs.
- People in the pictures belonged to the leisured class at that time.
- Is this a Utopian vision of the leisured society of the future, as liberated by technology?
- Monica enjoyed a privileged and leisured lifestyle, she did not have to work and had no children.
- Here is a a more leisured pace of life and courteousness that are only a memory in the frantic bustle of Kuala Lumpur.
- Afternoon tea, eaten after a light lunch and before a larger mid-evening dinner, is considered an indicator of a leisured, comfortable existence.
- In addition to providing Tarbell with subjects for portraiture, Emeline and her siblings served as models for figures in genre paintings of leisured genteel life.
- Even with my leisured lifestyle, I don't think I can spare the extra time to scan, argue, and answer.
- Beach imagery, backyard barbecues, and sport also became symbolic of a leisured lifestyle, and were reinforced with the rise of international tourism.
- To forgo the leisured lifestyle, to abstain from epicurean pleasures of over-indulgence, is no mean task.
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