In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Yes, you can aspire to be as rich as Sugar but to get there you're going to have to take a lot of flak, much of it in front of an audience of millions, while fending off the Machiavellian manoeuvres of others.
- Wrong is correct in emphasizing how Mobutu, the cunning Machiavellian prince, managed to acquire considerable outside help.
- Most of them, with Machiavellian cunning, were refusing to answer their telephones.
- There are so many poignant lines about Machiavellian politics and acting that I might try out here, that remaining silent would probably be my best course.
- Intimidated, insecure but alive to the bottomless depths of Machiavellian politics that holding down a senior job in RTE entailed, there were few RTE executives prepared to put their heads above the parapet.
- This is not hypocrisy; merely the usual Machiavellian politics in action.
- In Sir Humphrey's hands, Hacker is merely the ball in a Machiavellian game of political ping-pong.
- Here, of course, was a classic case of Machiavellian politics: the attempt to bend the will of the party to his view by fair means or foul.
- Professor Burland has been working on the stabilization committee for the last ten years under all sorts of Machiavellian pressures and politics.
- To the outsider, unfamiliar with the Machiavellian world of Olympic politics, Gadir may have seemed a surprising choice as his country's IOC representative.
- It has been argued that Cavour's acceptance of the free trade and international convertibility regime is patent evidence of his Machiavellian approach to politics.
- The prologue to the play is spoken by ‘Machevil’, and Barabas is one of the prototypes for unscrupulous Machiavellian villains in later Elizabethan and Jacobean drama.
- At best, bottle blondes are equated with an artifice - think Pamela Anderson, Melinda Messenger - and at worst, deceitfulness and Machiavellian scheming.
- ‘The council is organized purely to promote economic development and shouldn't involve Machiavellian politics,’ KMT spokesman Wang Chih-kang said.
- By 1971, Leider was burnt out from the intense, Machiavellian politics of the New York art world.
- Reuther's political success cannot be read solely in terms of Machiavellian politics.
- Stella is in thrall, not only to her own irresistible infatuation, but also to a loveless marriage, the repressive conventions of the times and the Machiavellian politics of those around her.
- But however astute or realist Burnham's Machiavellian insight into power politics was, he rarely showed any capacity for canny negotiation himself.
- It is the classic of Holocaust-era anti-Semitism, portraying the Jews as a conniving, Machiavellian race, plotting how to gain power well beyond their puny numbers, through manipulation and money.
- But it is impossible to take the conspiracy theory seriously, if only because such Machiavellian treachery requires a degree of competence and organisation which ministers patently lack.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.