In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be well versed in sth — ser muy versado en algo
- He is deeply versed in the archives and traditions of the Middle Temple.
- I am not versed in the ways of pretty pampered girls.
- The hints too had been so heavy and so clumsy that journalists well versed in the field of arms control were beginning to guess who it could be.
- Can someone more versed in Protestant and Fundamentalist theology than I am help me out here?
- I think you'd really be happy back in the Catholic Church, once you are better versed in what it teaches.
- Indeed, I was struck by the fact that this elite band of composers were all well read and well versed in the other arts.
- How well versed were you already in seeking these people out?
- He was a very well versed man and his warm smile was a trademark of his personality.
- He has portrayed himself as a very experienced, knowledgeable and versed man and a program like that should be live.
- I would have liked to see a work force made up of people who are not only versed academically, but in vocational fields as well.
- Gawain responded that even if he taught her all he knew, and recited romances to her, she was already a hundred times more versed in love than he.
- Now, I was fully versed in preparatory techniques, and enjoyed mulling, rolling, roach-making, etc.
- Instead of downloading tunes, you'd be downloading say bits of Taoism from somebody better versed than yourself.
- Each man was thoroughly versed in the mission and prepared to carry it out alone, if necessary.
- General Motors-trained classroom instructors are well versed in the latest trends in automotive technology.
- An educated person would be expected to be well versed in both natural science and the humanities.
- Contributors versed in various subject areas have assembled noteworthy sites and provided descriptions of each site.
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