In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) dado a recluirse(person) que lleva una vida recluida(tendency) a recluirse
- He now lives a quiet, reclusive life in rural Cheshire, with wife Christine, shunning the media spotlight.
- The film will feature Sarah Polley, a Canadian actress, as a reclusive nurse who abandons her first holiday in many years to work on a rig.
- He is also famously reclusive and chary of talking about his craft.
- Paul Summerston, the Old Bailey heard, led a reclusive lifestyle, rarely socialising and had only a few close friends.
- She had been in ill-health and led a reclusive lifestyle, so news of her death did not gain the headlines it might have.
- Still, why would the normally reclusive local musical maverick suddenly seek mass approval?
- In the years that followed, he became more violent and reclusive.
- October sees the 100th anniversary of the death of the reclusive French artist.
- Because he is reclusive and rarely gives interviews, his relationship with the club is intriguing.
- The normally reclusive Bob Dylan has revealed his hatred of most modern music in a rash of interviews to promote his 43rd album.
- So, having finally learnt that you can trust no-one, I guess I became reclusive.
- If that is the case, it will thrust the reclusive billionaires into a limelight they have spent years avoiding.
- Relatively reclusive writers and artists consent to documentaries because exposure will help them commercially.
- He received criticism for his eccentric and reclusive lifestyle and for his attempts to use cosmetic surgery to change his skin colour.
- Anonymity is not an option when you're a dwarf, even a reclusive one.
- He appears to be somewhat inadequate and has lived a sheltered, reclusive life.
- The reclusive Quaker became one of the most celebrated figures in chemistry when he presented his atomic theory in 1803.
- And what about the rumours that Kubrick was reclusive, obsessive and difficult to work with?
- The inquest heard that the brothers were shy, reclusive men, who repeatedly ignored doctors.
- She gave interviews with her husband then, but in later years is only referred to as a reclusive television addict who refuses to go out or meet people.
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