In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It was understood equipment and shooting techniques would evolve, but the principles were sacrosanct.
- No principle or vision is sacrosanct in Washington except its own security and self-interest.
- It could stay holy, sacrosanct, totally uncorrupted and virginal if it wasn't for us humans washing everything over with arrogance.
- Basic human decency and respect for the dead as well as for the feelings of their grieving loved ones should guarantee that burial places are sacrosanct.
- The issue is one of property rights which, in every capitalist society, are both valuable and sacrosanct.
- Sovereignty has long been a sacrosanct principle in the international system.
- At the end of the case, Justice Lloyd said wilderness is sacrosanct.
- The principle of democracy is sacrosanct, but it will always be interpreted through cultural filters.
- Long gone are the days when this flag carrier was considered so sacrosanct its planes were blessed by priests on the tarmac before departure.
- Indeed, sports budgets seem to be sacrosanct, elevated to more importance than labs and textbooks.
- Royalty is accorded less respect and marriage is no longer regarded as sacrosanct.
- These are hands-off, no-go, sacrosanct areas that the British prime minister cannot afford to have tampered with.
- His speeches could go on for hours and caused great disruption to what were seen to be the sacrosanct ways of Westminster.
- If a mistake is reprinted often enough, it becomes sacrosanct - no one questions it, no one verifies it.
- Environmentalism has become a sacrosanct religion of which no questions can even be asked.
- If something in science suddenly becomes so sacrosanct that you can't question it, then it ceases to be science.
- The principle of maintaining the territorial integrity of states remained sacrosanct.
- Yes, we had to slash into sacrosanct areas like health care to save the country.
- In principle there seems little reason to regard the Internet as sacrosanct, one network that is necessarily free of taxation.
- A marriage before God is a sacrosanct thing, an act of union in the eyes of God, irreversible and permanent.
- Once upon a time Sunday mornings were sacrosanct times for public worship.
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