In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(status)talla femeninomoral stature — talla moral
- a writer of international stature — un escritor de talla internacional
- a person of stature — una persona importante / destacada
- Gilmour is rightly proud of his club which has continued to grow in stature and prestige under his stewardship.
- My course was engrossing, and it was taught by lawyers and academics of stature and reputation.
- At each level he was successful, grew in stature and reputation and added his own special mark.
- On ascending the throne he set out to attract painters of international stature to his court.
- He still believed, like Eddie, that the smallest of men could gain stature from holding onto the grandest ideals.
- It is years since York staged an international sporting event of this stature.
- India and Pakistan would gain in global stature and expand their room for independent manoeuvre.
- Manager Gerard Houllier believes Owen is growing in stature in more ways then one.
- The Sunday Herald's business section is growing in stature - and broadening its horizons.
- His great international stature remained unchallenged throughout the eighteenth century.
- When players are magnified in stature and their abilities multiplied there are two dangers.
- Have some of the new schools overtaken the old ones in terms of reputation and stature?
- It's reach is truly global - the first power in all of history to achieve this stature.
- What assumes the guise of a chamber piece gains stature and respect.
- With every fresh blunder and consequent loss of stature it becomes ever harder to afford him the benefit of the doubt.
- But since there are no celebrities left of Diana's stature, we are mesmerised by a vacuum.
- What we should expect him to do is use the status and stature he has to try to get the road map going again.
- During that time he has gained in stature and confidence considerably.
- It really is a pity when you get someone of his exalted stature getting himself into a position like this.
- It is almost expected that he will become a concert performer of international stature.
2formal(height)estatura femeninotalla femenino
- The deceptively named Australian Youth Orchestra may be short in years, but not in stature.
- It is an amazing roll-call for a club of City's size and stature which some clubs in the Premiership would do well to match.
- He was relatively short in stature and often amusing on account of his klutzy habits.
- Colley has the height and physical stature to cause problems in any defence.
- Being short in stature, most things are the right length for me these days, so I don't have to shorten them.
- This pint-sized artist may be short in stature but by no means short on talent.
- The two main clinical features of TS are short stature and the lack of the development of the ovaries.
- Short in stature and built along sturdy lines, his fingers ended in lengthy claws and his canines glinted sharply.
- Despite her short stature, she cut an authoritative figure with her compact body and dark suit.
- In pygmies, this adolescent growth spurt does not occur, hence their characteristic short stature.
- Gravel of voice, short of word and tall of stature, the meanest bass player in Christendom.
- It is a town which has grown in size and stature yet it does not have an adequate Garda presence.
- Its comparatively short stature means it may need mowing only once or twice a summer.
- The benefits of being of short stature are readily apparent in a passage like this.
- One such case is said to be Sir James Barrie who was short of stature and may have had some affinity with his creation, Peter Pan.
- Hadn't a clue how to defend himself and despite his height and stature was the smallest person in the school.
- The twins were short in stature and had a strange green hue to their skin.
- It has to good news for Mick O'Dwyer with all three, players of some size and stature.
- Ensure before using it that the pad strap is the correct length to suit your arm length and stature.
- If you are short of stature, you peer through the steering wheel like poor Reginald.
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