In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(idea) nebuloso(idea) vago(argument/concept) vago(concept/argument) impreciso
- Yet dark energy is a nebulous concept, one that has thus far flummoxed some of the smartest researchers on the planet.
- No doubt there'll be some spurious, nebulous rhetoric about rights and responsibilities, respect, choice and other such middle class emollients.
- Rock ‘n’ roll, however, is a most nebulous phenomenon.
- Why do you think scientists have been reluctant to grapple with this nebulous notion of the human mind?
- This is the first in a series that explores the nebulous connection between modern art and cartooning.
- Yet there are dinosaurs who take a dim view of such a plan, their highly specious argument revolving around the nebulous concept of loyalty.
- That's the reassurance I want, not this nebulous approach.
- He is adamant that this week he wants us to take immediate actions and clearly report what we see and do, rather than just speculate and make nebulous plans for the future.
- He did not peer through a hazy lens into a nebulous future.
- Having spent many years ‘dabbling in the history of ideas,’ we are well aware that the term ‘postmodern’ is a nebulous concept.
- Of course, this risks the subordination of personal freedom to some nebulous concept of public good.
- That's a much more nebulous and difficult question.
- Instead, they invented this nebulous concept of the ‘public domain’ that no one owns.
- For nebulous, ambiguous speculation, nothing comes close to this work.
- Discretion is a nebulous thing, each case is different and what we are saying is that the HSE doesn't appear to look at cases individually.
- But can I ask you - and this is a bit of a nebulous question I suppose - but what do you think of when the term ‘respect’ comes up?
- Nowadays they want something far more nebulous, which is celebrity.
- Most irritating of all, I'm finding that my brain is absolutely unable to cope with vague, nebulous concepts or ideas.
- Goals have to be defined and solid, otherwise they are nebulous - like clouds.
- At the end of the day, after two hours of ‘debate’, it emerged that what people wanted was that nebulous old chestnut, ‘freedom of choice’.
- Ultimately, it's not politics that makes the world go round but generosity, but for a lot of people that's a very nebulous concept.
- The focus is on ‘experience’, which is a bit nebulous in comparison to a conference on technology or design, but that's what makes it fun and interesting.
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.