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
- We are a people of messages and signals, of allusions and indirect expression.
- Stuffed with obscure allusions and historical minutia, his novels are not the type you take to the beach.
- It was difficult to avoid getting caught up explicating all the biblical allusions in the alphabet.
- His portraits already included classical allusions which gained him many patrons among the grand tourist gentry.
- It's interesting to see how many references or allusions to these festivals remain in contemporary Britain.
- None of Arrino's vague references or allusions had prepared me for what she was saying.
- This is a new collection which gives background information for over 20,000 phrases and allusions in English.
- Now these antique allusions add a rarified, elegant seasoning to the work.
- He makes allusions to poetry, classical music and protest culture.
- The classical allusions everywhere at work in Versailles would require an educated audience to appreciate them.
- Those who were too young to follow the mythical allusions simply enjoyed the whimsical visuals and infectious music.
- It is the allusions and references that lend charm to this art form.
- In places, the allusions to the entire pantheon of comic-book superheroes is overwhelming.
- The infancy stories in Matthew contain quotations and more indirect allusions to the Moses birth story.
- Neither the handiwork nor the Classical allusions are readily apparent in her new paintings.
- The allusions to a few recent works of sympathetic labor history in this piece are a genuine consolation.
- 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.
- This paper focuses on references and allusions to the Prophet in this treatise.
- JK Rowling is herself a one-time classics student, and her books are littered with classical allusions.
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.