In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) culto(person) instruidoshe's extremely well read in French literature — ha leído muchísima literatura francesa
- We can discern in his letters an intelligent, well-read man who had strong, almost violent opinions.
- I'm the least well-read of this entire company.
- He was neither a wit nor a brilliant raconteur, neither well-read nor well-educated, and he made no great contribution to enlightened social converse.
- Old-school birthing is back in style, with well-read women forsaking obstetricians for midwives and epidurals for warm baths.
- During that interview, and during some other chats one had with him in Mumbai, he appeared to be a cultured, well-read and imaginative young man.
- Instead, the text is largely a reiteration of what any well-read designer already knows.
- I am not a experienced researcher in this field nor am I particularly well-read on this issue but I can see both sides.
- And I did want him to meet them because they're smart, complicated, politically aware, well-read, funny people.
- She was young and beautiful, well-read and accomplished.
- Nothing is known of her education, though she was clearly well-read by the time she made the acquaintance of one of the Cambridge Platonists, Henry More.
- It has been said that plenty of intelligent, well-read people read and write fanfiction.
- In fact, it's common to run across well-read people who no longer read any new literary fiction at all.
- Further, some familiar notions are communicated from a fresh viewpoint, which may be of benefit even to well-read players.
- He was a very distinguished scholar and philosopher in his heyday - extremely well-read and articulate.
- James had nothing against intelligent, well-read women, but her views were so radical, he was put off immediately she began spouting them.
- The creeping influence of literature is probably unavoidable, since screenwriters, as a group, are such a well-read lot.
- I've met people even more well-read than I am.
- He is a policy wonk to his core, more well-read in policy ideas than almost any of his colleagues or predecessors.
- The Jones's wanted their daughter to be well-read in the European tradition of Shakespeare, Milton, and other major novelists and poets.
- I sit next to the quickest, the brightest, most well-read, most entertaining, most brilliant man.
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