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) de habla educadahe's very well spoken — tiene buen acento / buena dicción
- He was well-spoken when talking about a subject that appealed to him, but when answering questions he was short, vague and trivial.
- He seemed like a intellectual, well-spoken man.
- It wasn't just that he was good-looking and sweet, but he was so well-spoken.
- The woman, who was said to be smartly dressed, polite and well-spoken, told people she was collecting sponsorship for a marathon in York.
- A responsibly and well-written book is a gem, as is a responsible and well-spoken teacher.
- I approach the deputy manager, a prim and very well-spoken lady called Karen.
- He is an extremely impressive and well-spoken witness.
- The well-spoken artist gives a great explanation about the genesis of house music.
- These are all intelligent, well-spoken people with worthwhile things to say.
- He is well-spoken and has a glowing track record, so his words carry an impact in the locker room.
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