In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literary, formalpresteza feminine literaryprontitud feminine formal
- It isn't that the British responded to the crisis with insufficient alacrity, or that they showed a want of resolve.
- The alacrity with which other countries took up the idea is remarkable.
- But today's most exciting trends tend to erupt, rather than trickle down; they come and go with dizzying alacrity.
- As the match progressed, the players hit the target with alacrity.
- Meanwhile, I've gone through the archives with speed and alacrity, but still can't find the name of the hotel.
- But then again, he did leave the helicopter with alacrity when we landed and the door was finally slid open.
- One of the key facets of the game of basketball is the speed and alacrity of movement that players exhibit.
- That is why he will agree to your proposition with alacrity.
- This is one divorce that conservatives should embrace with all alacrity and enthusiasm.
- They break from defence into attack with alacrity.
- This was a situation I would have to remedy, and with alacrity.
- It's a recipe for good decision-making in terms of the speed and alacrity with which you can make decisions, of course.
- Mr Garner, who is described as ‘soft-spoken, humble and efficient’, accepted the job with alacrity.
- The internet is largely responsible for enabling new players to get to grips with the game, everyone from grannies to students seemingly taking it up with alacrity.
- Now that's what I call real thoughtfulness, and of course I accepted the suggestion with alacrity.
- Displaying the same alacrity from the gates as he had when winning a Doncaster minor event, the Mujadil colt was guided by the stands' rails to a workmanlike success.
- Among the latest batch of begging letters was a request to speak at Gordonstoun, which she has accepted with alacrity.
- So the federal government responded with astonishing alacrity, great efficiency.
- I was offered the appointment a couple of months ago and accepted with alacrity - what a tremendous honour.
- Dillingham pointed out that in certain cases the FAA has acted with alacrity.
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