In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- But in the arcane world of Commonwealth Games eligibility, nothing is simple.
- Here at least, the lyrics are quite clear and not concealed beneath some arcane reference.
- At one point an arcane discussion about the future of cursive handwriting starts up.
- Einstein proceeds to describe with arcane mathematics and symbols his theory of relativity.
- Eventually, just two competitors stand against each other until one is able to spell some arcane word that the other cannot.
- The compact libretto used less of the flowery, arcane language that once had seemed a requisite of high style.
- This is not a task to be undertaken lightly: the language is convoluted and arcane.
- It may seem an arcane issue to go to war over, but the unions are worried that they are losing an increasing number of workers to the private sector.
- The play has inconsistencies of tone, and like all Shakespearean comedy, its jokes are archaic and arcane.
- In many parts of the globe disputes over history are often not arcane or academic disagreements.
- I could find a mentor and follow them around, learning the arcane and mystical art of pointing.
- Civil servants, ministers and the pensions industry agonised over how to interest the public in this arcane subject.
- Modern conflict may be too complex for arcane forms of protest.
- Can television handle philosophy, which is popularly seen as either arcane or impossibly difficult?
- Records were denied airplay for the most arcane reasons imaginable.
- If the dos and don'ts of tipping are so arcane, why is it so prevalent?
- In a busy schedule where usually the legislation is very arcane, it can take years, if ever, for necessary change to occur.
- Longhi's metaphors are sometimes arcane, but they can also be familiar.
- Under the arcane rules of the council, this has to be debated at an Executive Committee meeting.
- This arcane practice has to come to an end if investors are to have faith in equities in the long term.
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