In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(optimistic)(disposition/attitude) confiado(disposition/attitude) optimista
- I'm intrigued by everything you are saying, because it would sound like you have a generally more sanguine view of the situation than the auditor general did or than the Senate committee did that studied security in Canada.
- This fall, many on Madison Avenue are feeling sanguine about the prospects for TV advertising, the default choice of big marketers.
- Sara was not sanguine about the prospects, for all of Midgarde had been held too long in thrall.
- However, he is positively sanguine about his experiences.
- She is equally sanguine about the trajectory and acceleration of her band's career, although she understands that it's remarkable that they've gotten this far with so little struggle.
- We are not sanguine that all the conditions can be fulfilled in a timely manner.
- I am just indicating to you that you may not be justified in taking an entirely sanguine approach that your client's position is entirely separate.
- It was also sanguine about the economy's prospects in light of strong productivity growth and the stimulus provided by the current accommodative policy stance.
- If you view competition as bad for consumers, you can't have a very sanguine view of their ability to resist corporate come-ons.
- Despite the precarious position of the oil market, financial markets remain extraordinarily sanguine in regard to the prospects of another major oil shock.
- The first is pessimism, the conviction that social transformation is, contrary to the sanguine illusions of the optimists, profoundly difficult.
- The Mexican press has been more sanguine about the prospects for the Zapatistas.
- DESPITE THIS GOOD NEWS, it is hard to be sanguine about manufacturing's prospects over the long haul.
- That this in no way reduces his sanguine view of future economic prospects is as unbelievable as it is disconcerting.
- None of these essays is sanguine about the current situation, but all three offer positive views of the future.
- While the Spanish government is openly optimistic that the worst has passed, residents and environmentalists were not so sanguine.
- However, UK operator mmO2 is more sanguine about the prospects for 3G.
- On the fixed-income side, it is now a much less sanguine case of studying balance sheets and deteriorating cash flow positions.
- One should not, however, be sanguine about the prospects for such international behavior modification.
- Yet despite its high P / E, brokers were sanguine enough about Autonomy's prospects on Friday, and happy to upgrade the software company.
2(ruddy)(complexion) sanguíneo(complexion) rubicundo
- It was his fresh and sanguine complexion, which struck me as a rather bizarre contrast to his flat eyes.
- Even a sanguine complexion, therefore, did not guarantee rational capacity in a man.
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