In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘I don't think it's unrealizable,’ said Siksay.
- Lifetime employment or anything like it is just an unrealizable goal at this point.
- The situation becomes worse when the representatives of a particular social interest - perhaps because of the very unrealistic and unrealizable nature of its demands - are shut out of the political process.
- According to her, safe spaces are an unrealisable, archaic concept.
- ‘Our plans are not vast or unrealisable,’ he says.
- Genuine democracy, i.e., liberty and equality, is unrealisable unless this aim is achieved.
- The fact that rigidity in the monetary unit's purchasing power is unthinkable and unrealizable does not impair the methods of economic calculation.
- And it is well-known that the distance between fear and violence is short when people feel uneasy and their hopes seem unrealizable.
- The government's commitment to higher education for its own sake creates unrealisable expectations for the students involved, and a false sense that we live in an egalitarian society.
- Colonized or occupied countries become prey to the philosophical imaginings and unrealizable political wish-lists of the home countries.
- The unrealisable utopian welfare project resulted in nothing less than a collapse of all the values that had made the British so admirable, as he catalogues in this devastating litany.
- From the standpoint of punk, this had always been a class war fought on behalf of an anarchist's notion of freedom and an eternally unrealizable moment of self-determination.
- It's not another unrealizable Utopia or a new universal doctrine.
- It was thought so unrealisable that no less a figure than Charles Lindbergh described it as ‘the Everest of aviation’.
- Included in the measure are provisions that were opposed by the UN weapons inspectors themselves as not only unnecessarily provocative, but unrealizable.
- Renée's dreams of returning to Australia were financially unrealisable; indeed, the nuns at Mortefontaine dismissed her when the boarding fees fell into arrears.
- It is either an unrealisable wish-list that will prompt howls of derision, or a stark reminder of the size of the job facing us.
- And, finally, he must recognize that the goals of equality of income and equality of opportunity are conceptually unrealizable and are therefore absurd.
- This development might sound like an unrealisable dream at this stage - but then so was The Lowry a few years ago.
- Finding unrealizable the ambition to know everything, he had concluded that human beings could know nothing.
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