In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to start afresh — volver a empezar
- we need to look afresh at this problem — tenemos que darle un nuevo enfoque al problema
- the fighting began afresh the next day — los disturbios se reanudaron al día siguiente
- Humour is a way of reframing events, of looking at them afresh.
- I decided to give him the benefit of the doubt and start afresh.
- I mean, we were supposed to have left all this behind and have started afresh.
- A forgotten part of the city's commercial heart is stirring afresh thanks to the to the hard work and enthusiasm of local traders.
- He also said that subsidies in power, agriculture and other sectors also needed to be looked at afresh.
- But when I hear them afresh, they never fail to amaze me by their brilliance.
- This is a good time to look afresh at personal relationships to rejuvenate the friendship you may have lost.
- Like so many of the other selections, this unfamiliar arrangement allows us to hear the timeless words and their meaning afresh.
- My intention is to look afresh at the monument with a different kind of vision.
- The advantage I have as an outsider coming in is that you see things afresh, and you don't have the baggage of who you played for and what you did.
- A new Convention was therefore elected, to begin the task afresh; but once more it was soon stalemated.
- Tomorrow the great leader's axiom will be recalled afresh once again.
- If civilisation lay in ruins, then there was a momentous opportunity to sweep away this heap of broken images and start afresh.
- They will erase all aspects of their former life and start afresh.
- It challenges viewers to think afresh about issues of peace, war, colonialism and slavery.
- He would be 35 at the end of it and, even if anybody wanted to employ a man with such a tarnished reputation, he would be too old to start afresh.
- They have to be learnt afresh with each new generation, and they are easily lost.
- In view of this situation, his works required to be deeply studied afresh.
- In the light of that information, he looked at his findings afresh.
- The endless repetition of incorrigible and isolated individuality is the statement and each time he makes it he makes it afresh.
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