In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Personally, I think we overvalue public speaking skills in politicians.
- Over lunch at Mory's, Yale's tweedy private dining club, he suggests that academics underrate the President because they overvalue specialized knowledge.
- It isn't merely that members of the group come to think alike but that they come to overvalue the harmonious functioning of the group.
- These intellectuals then get an overvalued sense of self-importance and don't understand why because their views are so often reflected back to themselves that they believe they must be right.
- I think we tend to overvalue some of the genetic therapy where it's very seductive.
- Perhaps it is true that we overvalue sporting achievements.
- At a time when heads involuntarily start to drop, the worth to a manager of a player such as Andy is hard to overvalue.
- Maybe I overvalued the importance of Internet life, but I like the pleasure of browsing the Internet on my own.
- While they are certainly overvalued, these words still retain their political usefulness as the struggle over their usages attest.
- The narrator has overvalued the importance of this tiny insect.
- His place in the pantheon of popular culture seems equally secure, but to applaud him as a design genius is to misunderstand and overvalue both the man and his work.
- Because in our culture we overvalue the intellect, we imagine that to become enlightened demands extraordinary intelligence.
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