In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1receptivoto be in a receptive frame of mind — estar dispuesto a escuchar
- to be receptive to sth — estar abierto a algo
- You have to show yourselves as people with open minds, receptive to the ideas of independent voices in the boardroom.
- Our President, it is said, simply wasn't receptive to this idea.
- His ideas found a receptive audience in literate circles from Lisbon to Moscow, and they supply a convenient starting place for an examination of European political systems.
- But were foresters, or for that matter loggers, receptive to this idea?
- You are receptive to new ideas and intuitive in relationships.
- They were both extremely interested and receptive to my ideas.
- People are open and receptive to timely suggestions on what to drink.
- They must be open and receptive to the ideas of others.
- To his credit, he has had an excellent rapport with the selectors, who find him quite receptive to ideas and suggestions from various quarters.
- He attempts to settle his mother into the nursing home, but finds that her old friends aren't quite so receptive to the idea.
- Their motivation for the series is to expand its audience among the theater-going public, which is not always receptive to new ideas.
- She says people are very receptive to this idea.
- If other group members appraise him as a creative type, they are likely to be a receptive audience for his ideas, and he should fit into the group harmoniously.
- Even those who were most receptive to foreign ideas adapted them in line with traditional Russian concerns, interests and attitudes.
- Unfortunately not many of them were receptive to the idea.
- So far the government has proved receptive to the idea.
- We have sought to respond to their concerns and have been receptive to new ideas and theories put forward by them.
- Sometimes, even if you think you're being totally reasonable, your mom may not be receptive to your suggestions.
- I think it helps them become better musicians because they are more receptive to different musical ideas.
- Some ministers are known to be receptive to the idea of tolls, provided they are only applied to new roads.
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