In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- However he was still able to offer blandishments to the bank.
- For the moment he has been resisting the president's blandishments and coaxing on the war policy.
- Normally, the blandishments offered up by stars lauding their latest vehicle are just so much blah.
- Few present-day Green Party leaders seem willing to urge the Greens to forego the blandishments of a presidential campaign.
- But please, please do not again fall for the blandishments of peer pressure without asking why.
- A few courageous legislators have withstood the health industry's blandishments and taken at least baby steps to modify the law.
- That distortion makes us susceptible to the blandishments of our current leaders.
- The detainees resisted such standard blandishments as plea bargaining, cash, or relocation in the federal witness program.
- Their own futures depend on sticking scrupulously to what the evidence will bear, whatever the political blandishments from above.
- The contestant's ingratiating blandishments are not a hit with everyone.
- Even after topping a shortlist of four, he resisted the company's blandishments.
- No wonder the free education generations have proven so susceptible to the party's blandishments.
- It should not be enough that he was subjected to blandishments and payment in order to persuade him to give evidence.
- Despite all his blandishments, threats and persuasion, he did not get his heart's desire.
- After spending the last few years trying to understand the pull of the material world, I am far more sympathetic to its blandishments and far more forgiving of its excesses.
- Such blandishments are difficult to catch, she said, and irresistible to rural voters.
- These made nascent officers less susceptible to blandishments from civilian projects.
- The main character in the novel is unable to resist the blandishments of the wicked queen who offers him the most delicious candy in the world.
- He had simply fallen to the blandishments of others to procure a drug they were asking for.
- We have become a nation of children, happy to surrender our judgments and our wills to political exhortations and commercial blandishments that would insult actual adults.
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