In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- So we can dwell on his failings, or we can lionize him.
- During a visit to Britain in 1886 he was lionized with genuine enthusiasm and affection.
- He is lionised in Europe but expects his latest film to open in 10 times as many cinemas in France than in Britain.
- The first show lionized him as part of photography's distinguished history; critics consistently viewed him as the most modern of the old guard.
- I just never understand why he was lionized by some as ‘an incredibly talented yarn-spinner.’
- But she is lionised by her mother as a juvenile intellectual.
- He was lionized by aristocratic and literary London, survived a hectic love affair with Lady Caroline Lamb, and became the constant companion of Augusta.
- Nevertheless, he is a flamboyant showman, fond of electric blue suits, who once turned up on a motorbike to wild applause at the Cannes festival, where he is lionised.
- When his early results seemed to find positive effects for school integration, he was lionized by the profession.
- Yet when some bozo on a talk show confesses to an addiction or a perversion in front of millions of viewers, he's lionized as ‘courageous’ for speaking out.
- Nehru eulogized him and lionized him as a great secularist and anti-feudal.
- He gets an evening devoted to lionizing him Thursday night by a group that considers itself progressive.
- He has magic feet but those who lament rather than lionise him say that he is a hostage to tragic attitude.
- The chilling thing is that he and those who lionize him seem to want his predictions to come true.
- Sometimes it comes to you, but at Leeds (where he was lionised by supporters) it got a bit silly towards the end.
- He was lionised in fashionable and clever society.
- His audience is polarised, either denouncing him as a fraud or lionising him as some kind of spiritual leader.
- People will lionize you as the Voice of a Generation.
- In 1778, after an absence of 28 years, he made a triumphal return to Paris, where he was lionized for four months in a way few writers can ever have experienced.
- But he succeeds notably in sustaining enthusiasm across 751 pages, taking a wise and soulful man who was inept at courting popular opinion and lionizing him.
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