In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I believe that, being quite perspicacious and witnessing his friends and coworkers being arrested, he understood clearly that he would not be spared for long.
- He has written the most complete, perspicacious, and moving book that has been published to date on the Francoist repression.
- The point is elaborated by the perspicacious professor a little later.
- I was just wondering if maybe my perspicacious words had finally ruffled the princess's feathers.
- In a quieter way, it shows how a man perspicacious enough to see these faults in his former comrades can fail to see them still lurking within himself.
- Would the webmaster like to comment on why my posting in this thread, which I considered to be insightful and perspicacious, was deleted?
- If only our parents could have been perspicacious enough to see our talent and force us into showbiz.
- Granted, she did the same, but in a more perspicacious, subtle way, one that didn't scream ‘Look at me, I did a good job!’
- Even more likely, it could be deliberate misdirection, a Nabokovian wink the author shares with the reader perspicacious enough to call his bluff.
- This former town librarian was perspicacious in acquiring paintings by Jack B. Yeats and his circle.
- The fears expressed by this perspicacious mouthpiece of the French ruling class are far from exaggerated.
- His book is an engaging and perspicacious exploration of the many facets, in Britain and abroad, of the old amateur game.
- Physically small, these works are less about bold noise than intimate nuance, which demands a perspicacious eye.
- Second, I regularly have lunch with a few perspicacious psychologists and faculty members in other disciplines.
- If only the writer had stepped out of his own sport and background and viewed it more impersonally, then he could have written something a little more engaging and perspicacious.
- I am perspicacious enough to reconcile the fact that not all of you fine people share my perspective.
- The author of the newsletter was a perspicacious young lass.
- But you're not going to be reading this book for any perspicacious insight into the human condition.
- The feline anecdote was just one of a number of insights so perspicacious they subsequently acted as threads throughout the rest of the conference.
- She could tell, perspicacious as she was, that Harriet was dying to tell her something but needed the information to be directly elicited.
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.