In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(scheme) ingenioso(person) astuto(person) taimado(person) artero
- They were led into this cul-de-sac by the champion of artful deception, Bill Clinton.
- He tried an artful variant on the same trick by announcing a stunning personnel decision on the day before Thanksgiving.
- People assumed that Jones was merely being artful when he spoke of a possible chink in the England line, centring around Charlie Hodgson and Henry Paul.
- For all the perspective that can be gained through the artful use of analogies from prior campaigns, politics is too chaotic to be governed by rigid determinism.
- United and Arsenal both discovered to their cost just how artful and ruthless this double act can be.
- The interior designer has done her best to apply some artful cosmetics to a bit of an ugly face.
- A trademark jink and artful cross paved the way for a goal that hauled Everton back into an encounter in which they were 2-0 down.
- And Divided We Fall is so artful that by the time it ends we have recognized all of them as human beings and have recognized ourselves in them.
- I wouldn't dispute the accuracy, I just thought it was remarkably artful, and would expect nothing less of you, Ari.
- He goes to Bath, where Sir Walter is now established with his two elder daughters and Elizabeth's companion Mrs Clay, an artful woman with matrimonial designs on Sir Walter.
- It is based on the observation that with a sufficient amount of clever handwaving and artful verbiage, you can interpret any piece of writing as a statement about anything at all.
- Some Englishmen, too, may never forgive him for the artful deception that turned a World Cup quarter-final Argentina's way 20 years ago next summer.
- Chelsea's artful and stylish Portuguese manager courts controversy so often that it's clearly part of his game plan to provoke and unsettle the opposition.
- If you look out for artful and dishonest sorts, you will probably spare yourself a big fiscal setback.
- In her preface, Hannah declares her book to be a ‘record of plain unvarnished facts’, but a glance at any page shows it to be something far more artful.
- In this respect it has been a splendidly artful chancellorship that has lasted the remarkable length that it has due in large part to our gullibility and our apparent willingness to let him get away with it.
- But if there is anyone likely to endure in New York Democratic politics, it is this artful deal-maker.
- Interestingly, artful Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has been looking pleased with himself these past few days now a referendum is almost certainly off.
- Notice the very, very artful wording.
- But these artful locutions raise more questions than they answer.
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