In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It was a particularly bellicose speech, and living in occupied West Berlin, within a mile of the Wall, it had a particularly scary resonance.
- But other less bellicose, parallel approaches should still be considered.
- I sometimes ask people the question: what do you do when you serve a bellicose president who wants to go to war?
- The fans also have their say and again the attitudes are conversational rather than bellicose and confrontational.
- I've known many fighters, and most of them tend to be rather bellicose.
- When reason is abdicated and replaced by the bellicose creeds of opposing religions, peace is impossible.
- The Presidents's language has certainly reflected this - as the days have gone by, his speeches have become more and more bellicose.
- In contrast, moderate voices are rarely heard and often relentlessly overruled by barrages of bellicose opinions.
- And people in charge of both governments have become more bellicose by the day.
- By game time, fans were a bellicose, red-faced, shouting mob.
- The tone of his speech was bellicose and threatening.
- After a number of recent battles, in which quite a few hundred people have been slaughtered, the sensitive politician might want to avoid the use of bellicose imagery.
- The Presidents's bellicose posture arose from weakness, not strength.
- We won't know until the inspectors get there what his frame of mind is, but it's pretty bellicose in the meantime.
- At the end of the 19th century, people were full of hope and expectations of a more peaceful, more contented, less bellicose world.
- The bellicose atmosphere in both cities cannot be ignored: stances are being hardened and war seems more or less inevitable.
- At the time, the government was very bellicose about a military campaign.
- Heritage-rich nations and tribal groups alike sound bellicose in defence of heritage whose attrition they are impotent to prevent.
- For eight years the policy of containment has worked and despite the bellicose rhetoric being bandied about last week, it will probably continue.
- Yet it is also a fact that the Administration has quietly backed down from a number of its most bellicose threats.
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