In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(calling of roll)roll call is 9 a.m. — pasan lista a las nueve de la mañana
- His films include a roll-call of classics: The Days of Being Wild, Chungking Express, Fallen Angels, Happy Together and In the Mood for Love.
- The roll-call of publishers, newspapers and film & TV companies involved in The Academy is as impressive as the list of patrons.
- On the other hand, the roll-call of stellar names should be enough to impress even the most sceptical.
- The roll-call of celebrated women expanded from the traditional saints, queens, Biblical heroines and aristocratic savantes to include middle-class bluestockings, actresses and other non-elite prodigies.
- Nevertheless, not even this roll-call of masterpieces can compare with the best of the Duke's Titians.
- Perhaps it's time to disprove this belief with a roll-call of independent music teachers who can and do have sufficient income to ‘support a household.’
- Every self-respecting hip-hop fan should have a copy of this album which features an impressive roll-call of significant and major names in hip-hop.
- Any survey of that time reads like a roll-call of Germany's most famous composers, conductors and executants.
- Turning from subjects to contributors, the roll-call is undeniably impressive.
- The roll-call makes it hard for the reader to get a grip on the big picture.
- Computer discs also feature on the roll-call of un-Islamic products, as do ties, lipstick, nail polish, catalogues showing pictures of people, movies, satellite dishes and pig fat.
- They have definitely got their act together in that department and have a roll-call of trade fairs coming up.
- Its indicative of the society we live in these days that we all appear on numerous computer based roll-calls of our names and addresses.
- He has identified and analysed key icons in his usual provocative fashion, a cheerleader for a roll-call of many of the great from the world of architecture.
- The poem's ostensible subjects are a typical enough roll-call of his concerns.
- It is implicit in this roll-call of composers that the idea of a renaissance in music is not to do with a common style, but rather with shared ideals.
- From the goldsmiths, the spotlight moves to the patrons, where the ledgers reveal not simply a roll-call of the major aristocratic names of the day but also a more egalitarian mix of customers.
- At the height of his career, Giles's client list resembled a roll-call of London and Dublin society.
- The roll-call of interviewees foregrounds his allegiances, while failing to illuminate the problems of American racial politics.
- Previous winners constitute a roll-call of those who have shaped physics in the 20th century.
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