In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1alusión feminineallusion to sth — alusión a algo
- to make an allusion to sth — hacer alusión a algo
- His portraits already included classical allusions which gained him many patrons among the grand tourist gentry.
- The allusions to a few recent works of sympathetic labor history in this piece are a genuine consolation.
- Stuffed with obscure allusions and historical minutia, his novels are not the type you take to the beach.
- Those who were too young to follow the mythical allusions simply enjoyed the whimsical visuals and infectious music.
- None of Arrino's vague references or allusions had prepared me for what she was saying.
- The classical allusions everywhere at work in Versailles would require an educated audience to appreciate them.
- It's interesting to see how many references or allusions to these festivals remain in contemporary Britain.
- This is a new collection which gives background information for over 20,000 phrases and allusions in English.
- JK Rowling is herself a one-time classics student, and her books are littered with classical allusions.
- In places, the allusions to the entire pantheon of comic-book superheroes is overwhelming.
- It was difficult to avoid getting caught up explicating all the biblical allusions in the alphabet.
- We are a people of messages and signals, of allusions and indirect expression.
- Neither the handiwork nor the Classical allusions are readily apparent in her new paintings.
- The infancy stories in Matthew contain quotations and more indirect allusions to the Moses birth story.
- Now these antique allusions add a rarified, elegant seasoning to the work.
- While I can often see these allusions in classical music now, at the time I must confess to being completely nonplussed.
- The recording was full of contemporary and historical allusions, as is the training manual.
- It is the allusions and references that lend charm to this art form.
- He makes allusions to poetry, classical music and protest culture.
- This paper focuses on references and allusions to the Prophet in this treatise.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.