In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1brío masculinoto sing with verve — cantar con brío
- her music/writing lacks verve — a su música/a lo que escribe le falta brío
- Its fire, intellectual verve and occasional fanaticism are almost unique in British journalism.
- The problem is that none of Piggins' performance verve and energy makes it onto the CD.
- The band have verve, youth and vigour and their ebullient style puts me in mind of The Monkees until I listen to the lyrics.
- The jathis were in perfect harmony, and executed with energy and verve.
- With verve and vigour, they hold on to their ideal of delivering the message of peace.
- I wrote an introductory e-mail to farms all over Quebec describing my fervour and verve.
- Names should always be designated with verve and panache and Scotland, it turns out, has plenty of both.
- We commend the work of Jyllie in particular for her drive, verve and persistence in organising the parade.
- This balletic score received a performance filled with rhythmic verve and brio.
- In an overwhelmingly male milieu, the diminutive Borda added verve and vigour.
- With clarity and verve, he drove home the timeless message of the Gita.
- Each number has energy and verve, with more emphasis on songs and arrangements than jazz content.
- She was a young woman in her 20s who sparkled with creative verve and obvious good taste.
- The major parties have performed all right, but there's no excitement, no verve and no spirit.
- The design captures the spirit, character and verve of Chinese culture.
- The group from Kolhapur in Maharashtra, to perform before Hyderabadis, was full of verve and vigour.
- Sure, there were film songs sung with verve, dances and a skit, and games for children scampering around.
- Teenage girls have passione and verve and the chutzpah to do anything and wear anything they want.
- Here, in other words, is a nightmare vision of a world without originality, verve, spirit or love.
- Maybe we all have an inner desire to ascend towards the heavens with grace and verve.
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