In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(style/smell/voice) inconfundible(proof/evidence) inequívoco
- It was the unmistakeable sound of Muzak drifting around the terminus.
- After a while, the faint, almost inaudible but unmistakable sound of footsteps could be heard.
- I called him and expressed my gratitude only to notice his unmistakeable surprise.
- The Chameleons it most definitely isn't, but the Fielding guitar sound is unmistakeable.
- Please spell everything out for me in clear, unmistakeable black and white. Don't ask me to think.
- Josh, hearing the unmistakeable sound of someone falling over rather unceremoniously just behind him, stopped abruptly and looked over his shoulder.
- Such an intention must be clearly manifested by unmistakable and unambiguous language.
- For in the context of our troubled times, its meaning was unmistakeable - and she sure as eggs was not appealing to religious minorities to forego discrimination and embrace diversity.
- Even in Maldon, the poorest and least mature of our towns, we find unmistakeable evidence of hierarchic and promotional notions.
- Volcanoes provide unmistakable evidence that deeper yet it is hotter still.
- As I head down the hallway and open the door, I hear shouting and the unmistakable sound of glass breaking.
- They offer unmistakable evidence that summer is, at last, on its way.
- She pointed to the west where the droning sound of engines was now unmistakeable.
- And then he heard the unmistakeable sound of an infant's cry.
- She had new clothes, which bore the unmistakeable evidence of an afternoon's hard play.
- I assume her look must make her unmistakable, but she says she is constantly mistaken for other people.
- In fact, being typically British, when I hear those unmistakeable sounds, I invariably find myself feeling incredibly embarrassed even about being in the privacy of my own flat.
- Although some of the Stoppardian battle lines in Jumpers are not as clear as they will later become, they are already clear enough to be unmistakeable.
- And the law requires that the judge warn the jury in clear and unmistakable terms.
- His style is undeniable and unmistakable, but one hopes he has few admirers.
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