In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(prolix)(speech/article) denso(speech/article) prolijo
- It is a long-winded, discursive discussion about benefits and costs, without any clarity at all.
- None of the youngsters made long-winded speeches, but they said it all through sprightly dances that were a celebration of life and an exhibition of talent.
- I can tell that this is going to be one of those long-winded, rambling posts about nothing at all.
- Instead of a boring long-winded explanation, let's just leave it by saying that the real GDP is the actual GDP minus the growth attributed to inflation.
- It seemed to Jordan that he was going into another long-winded speech.
- ‘Most organisations have too many long-winded and boring meetings and that needs to change,’ Mr Markey added.
- In a long-winded speech peppered with German phrases no one else understood, he made it sound as if television was right up there with sharing dirty needles or deforestation.
- Stodgy, long-winded writing is still wasting time and money and cheating people of the chance to make an informed decision.
- If he gives long-winded answers, you could ask three questions.
- Danielle might have expected a long-winded, emotional speech about the woman's dream, but her tone was all business.
- I'll have my laptop with me, so infrequent updates should be possible - just don't expect much rambling, nor any long-winded airport monologues.
- We've all had to put up with long-winded legal writing.
- There were no long-winded speeches boasting of his winning record or what he would do to his next opponent.
- In the old days, legislators delivered long-winded, convoluted, extemporaneous speeches from the floor.
- The guy thinks that attending court receptions with boring old guys reciting long-winded speeches is fun!
- In another room, long-winded speeches are given.
- These vigils aren't rallies or places to give long-winded speeches.
- Allison could tell he was one to give long-winded speeches.
- Next he had to sit through a long-winded speech for work.
- Okay, Peter, I'll give you a break from my long-winded questions about your books.
2(procedure) interminable(procedure) larguísimo
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