In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tradition/saying) antiquísimoan age-old problem — un problema de siempre
- Britain has an age-old tradition of Euro scepticism that goes back to well before the Second World War.
- Women are subject to this discourse both in the name of religion as well as in the name of age-old customs and traditions.
- We recognise the value of belonging to a culture: the age-old rituals, the candles, the specialness.
- Is it because of his respect for the age-old prejudice of the orthodoxy against these arts?
- The language carries its own values, the comforting familiarity of its age-old prejudices.
- St. Patrick's Day is an age-old tradition celebrated by the Irish all over the world.
- Hiding behind the sofa is an age-old ritual for younger viewers of Doctor Who.
- They were carrying out an age-old tradition which goes back into the mists of time.
- We must realise that there is an element of truth in all the age-old traditions.
- It has proved to me the age-old saying that we don't know what we've got until it's gone.
- According to age-old tradition they follow the example of Shiva in this respect.
- The age-old tradition has been to grow cotton in villages where it was not possible to plant rice.
- Hard Times 3 depicts the lives of a family in Kerry and includes the age-old themes of love and death.
- Iraq and Egypt formed the confluence of ancient cultures with age-old traditions of their own.
- Should everyone respect our age-old civil liberties and the rule of law?
- One is an age-old Scottish tradition, while most people are guilty of doing the other at some stage in their lives.
- Somewhere in the recesses of my mind, an age-old tradition has been corrupted.
- This was another age-old tradition that was still being done; love had nothing to do with marriage.
- Pupils of Wanborough Primary School packed their village church yesterday to carry on an age-old tradition.
- Such a state of confusing dilemma caused heavy blow to the age-old traditions and beliefs of these cultures.
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