In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(gesture/laugh) insinuante(gesture/laugh) provocativo
- Explicitly sexual lyrics and suggestive dancing have sparked scathing newspaper columns and local judges have banned minors from attending the dances.
- She gives him a playfully sexually suggestive smile.
- The couple had stepped into the gallery briefly and the suggestive subject matter of the art on the walls caused an abrupt about face.
- They claimed the poster was ‘indecent, sexually suggestive and demeaning to men’.
- But Davis is said to have continued his harassment by sending a sexually suggestive letter to the officer from his new prison.
- Of course, no matter how suggestive his lyrics, Kelly is entitled to the presumption of innocence.
- A driver who left a woman passenger terror stricken when he drove her past her home also lost his licence, as did a driver who made sexually suggestive remarks to a passenger.
- She opens the letter to reveal a series of photographs of herself, taken in suggestive positions and compromising sexual activities around the house.
- The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland differentiates between nudity and suggestive sexual imagery.
- In October, WDIA and several other large popular music radio stations ban several songs for their sexually suggestive lyrics.
- Through Lowson's kitchen window we see an anatomically suggestive, sexually charged landscape, and so it is with many of these poems.
- Exposing children to the sexually suggestive gyrations seen in most film songs is actually sex abuse in the case of a child, says Dr. John.
- Films oscillate between sensuality and vulgarity, between suggestive sexuality and indecent exposure.
- If he persists, however, in hitting on you and continuing with the suggestive remarks, then, indeed, you have a harassment case.
- She describes these rages as often provoked by strangers on the street who whistle at her or make some sexually suggestive remark.
- A suggestive remark such as that would usually make me smack the person on the face.
- Sexually suggestive graffiti was also scrawled on the school walls.
- This guy sitting behind me in one of my classes always makes suggestive remarks.
- The Texas House of Representatives, struggling to find ways of filling their days, passed a bill that would outlaw sexually suggestive cheerleading.
2to be suggestive of sth
2.1(indicative)parecer indicar algothe figures are suggestive of an upturn in the economy — las cifras parecen indicar un repunte en la economía
- She paints objects, often in an enlarged or abstracted way, that are suggestive of ‘guides’ that shape our lives.
- Several patients continued taking alendronate after the occurrence of symptoms suggestive of esophageal irritation.
- There is also a splendid view from Cave Hill over the lough to the south shore where there are mountains more suggestive of volcanic Polynesia than Cultra and Holywood.
- Symptoms suggestive of LV failure are related primarily to pulmonary edema, and include a persistent cough and dyspnea.
- The very word ‘automatic’ is suggestive of control being wrested from human beings and surrendered to the machine.
- Baseline information included questions about symptoms suggestive of asthma as well as any confirmed diagnosis of the condition.
- Her photographs are staged and suggestive of narrative and literature, focusing mainly on female characters.
- The canker is suggestive of the character weaknesses, hurtful habits and secret sins that lurk below the surface of our respectability until exposed by extreme stress.
- Steel cables are more typically found on boats and the hanging spheres are suggestive of the ingenious way the small spaces in cabins are kitted out.
- Electrolyte levels should be monitored, and patients should report any signs or symptoms suggestive of electrolyte imbalance.
- The alternate names chosen for the three characters are suggestive of the values depicted by the original roles in tune with Ramayana.
- Diagnostic genetic testing refers to the use of a gene test in a patient who has symptoms suggestive of Huntington's disease, with or without a family history.
- Laurence Eastwood's set, elegant and subtly suggestive of its inhabitant's character, also deserves a mention.
- The majority of patients have symptoms suggestive of an infection of the upper respiratory tract at the onset of the episodes.
- The fragmented pieces of captured text are projected onto a blank white wall to create subtly shifting images suggestive of bygone worlds.
- These indications were suggestive of six previous hybridization events between the two native carnivores.
- Patients were instructed to report to the clinic immediately when they had symptoms suggestive of an acute pulmonary exacerbation.
- The palatial swagger of Vanbrugh's Castle Howard is suggestive of its patron's pride in the lineage of the Howard family and its place in history.
- Low-dose treatment should not be used in patients with symptoms suggestive of temporal arteritis.
- The lyrics are merely picturesque and somewhat reminiscent and suggestive of far-away places.
2.2(reminiscent)hacer pensar en algoevocar algothe design is suggestive of a Roman villa — el diseño hace pensar en / evoca una villa romana
3formal(which stimulates thought)(theory/commentary) que llama a la reflexión
- It may well be that contact with oriental cosmology and theology helped to liberate their imagination; it certainly gave them many suggestive ideas.
- The regulations adopted in Shanghai will provide suggestive ideas for national AIDS legislation.
- The normalized deviate of the ratio trait also demonstrated suggestive evidence of linkage in this region with a LOD of 2.63.
- There is some suggestive evidence that it causes some people to have suicidal thinking and some suicidal behavior.
- Every once in a while it is refreshing to put aside detailed academic monographs in favor of shorter studies that are full of suggestive concepts and ideas.
- But hard evidence for this human contribution simply does not exist; the evidence we have is suggestive at best.
- Thus, there is some suggestive evidence consistent with our second hypothesis, although there have been no direct tests.
- Since then, studies in transgenic mice have produced suggestive evidence that a link exists.
- In fact, these failures to replicate provide suggestive evidence on the conditions under which the interaction will or will not appear.
- There was suggestive but inconclusive evidence that predation rates also declined with increasing wave forces.
- Another suggestive piece of evidence is comparison with dogs that remain on the other side of the long vanished Asia-North America land connection.
- Both nonspecialists and specialists in Tillich's theology will find here ideas suggestive for contemporary teaching and preaching.
- Powers sifts psychological and historical evidence in a suggestive but inconclusive search for convincing connections.
- As part of some larger argument or larger body of evidence this might be suggestive evidence.
- The researchers also found suggestive but inconclusive evidence that erythropoietin may improve overall survival.
- Their essays highlight the extent to which politics was in flux during this period, a point reinforced by Christophe Prochasson in his suggestive piece.
- Accordingly, there is suggestive evidence that intentions, and factors associated with the growth intention, may vary by gender.
- The piece is suggestive rather than explicit, and passive in the way it interacts with or on the audience.
- However, much of the evidence remains suggestive rather than conclusive because all studies are based on natural matings.
- But Walsh believes the sheer volume of suggestive evidence makes it convincing.
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