In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He took a mouthful of his ready made breakfast to hide the brief lapse in expression.
- She decided to pay a brief visit to one of the stalls herself.
- But during his brief tenure, Thomson has had choice words for both the government and the opposition.
- As Cheska and Steve starred at each other for a brief moment the only expression Cheska could not hide was fear.
- And a brief visit to their shuttle home was restricted to the upper level.
- The entire middle section of the book details this brief visit.
- Mr. Williams stammered, after flashed his daughter a brief expression of shock.
- She had gotten a brief visit from her family, and had hated it.
- The knight gave a brief nod at Pher's words, expressionless.
- It recoiled, struggling to crawl away, and its features twisted into a brief expression of pain or rage.
- Her son gave a brief smile, comforted by those words but still not completely sure that they would follow through.
- An image of Liza surfaced in his mind for a brief second and her words of their last interaction echoed in his head.
- Formal psychotherapy is difficult in a brief office visit.
- Only then does the audience have its brief opportunity to launch incisive ripostes into the heart of the thesis.
- Turning to Dimitri, her once stoic expression was shattered as a brief smirk lightened her face.
- It consists of regularly scheduled, brief office visits.
- His blank expression broke into a brief grin that disappeared almost as quickly as it had come.
- The brief visit left no time for discovery or inquiry.
- Orion must have noticed my horrified expression, because he continued after only a brief hesitation.
- After its brief exposure, the word was masked and a letter was shown above and below one of the letter positions.
- A brief visit to the temple in the house completes his morning routine before breakfast with the family.
- He paused for the brief spattering of polite applause that followed.
- He'd asked to be allowed just one visit, one brief encounter with Angel.
2(statement/summary) breve(statement/summary) sucintohis report was brief and to the point — su informe era breve e iba al grano
- be brief — sé breve
- Before moving on to a discussion of Mexicans in Aurora, a brief word is in order about sources.
- The minister had a brief word with the American team leader and left without eating or drinking anything.
- With a brief word from his chauffeur, they were allowed admittance.
- Intervention messages should contain simple and brief information and avoid complexity.
- He seemed to sense this and gave her a hug whispering brief words of comfort to her.
- She had hoped her brief explosion in words would have ceased his badgering.
- A few brief words about the move to Skaggerak in 1902.
- It covers ten areas, besides a brief foreword and a crisp introduction.
- Once Heather saw that her mission had been accomplished, she sauntered over to Chez and spoke a few brief words.
- She delivered the message in a few brief words, then put down the phone.
- I didn't get out of my chair right away, her brief words deeply troubled me.
- A brief word, though, about Ms. Young, whom I'd never heard of before.
- This essay also showcases MacDonald's ability to capture the essence of a piece of music in a few brief words.
- A brief interchange of words resulted in the unanimous decision to escape as soon as possible.
- She offered polite, brief responses and laughed right along.
- They can send simple and brief messages like that but there's no easy way to communicate with a submarine.
- Whenever we passed on the street we exchanged brief words but that had been it.
- He firmly gripped the hilt of his long sword and shouted brief words of refusal.
- During this brief exchange of words, Klauss had ventured over to the crumpled picture and unfurled it.
- The information is brief and concise, and gives the reader a general overview of the various organ systems.
- He vaguely heard a brief exchange of words between Yulia and Jana.
3(scanty)(skirt) sucinto(skirt) escueto(bikini) diminuto
- God, how she wished she were wearing something more than her brief underwear.
- A cheerful female gorilla garbed in a brief shirt and a halter top stood at a podium.
- The room Tripitaka entered contained about 30 women, all dressed in very brief clothing.
- Mosquito bites line the insides of my legs only stopping at the brief cloth on my lower body that some would call shorts.
1(lawyer) instruir(pilot/spy) darle instrucciones a(spy/pilot) darle órdenes a(official/committee) informarthe president had been badly briefed for the meeting — el presidente no había sido bien preparado para la reunión
1Lawexpediente entregado por el abogado al barristerit's a very complicated brief — es un caso muy complicado
2(instructions) instrucciones feminine(area of responsibility) competencia femininehis brief was to design a functional building — tenía instrucciones de diseñar un edificio funcional
- this is not part of the committee's brief — esto no entra dentro de la competencia del comité
- What four areas should be covered in the task definition section of a creative brief?
- Chief executives of government authorities often complain that they are not given an unambiguous brief with clear mandates and a single objective.
- It doesn't matter how good your brief and debrief are if you haven't got airplanes to fight with.
- Most of what you get from your clients in a creative brief is akin to stereo instructions in terms of dramatic impact and sheer volume.
- Without any brief or instruction, the man had made his home in a clearing and even cultivated a small potato crop.
- In the interests of simplicity and keeping things as open as possible, it has been decided to go for an open brief with only a few key guidelines.
- The brief was to produce something that could be turned into a tattoo - something with not too much fine detail.
- What we all hoped - and actually, it was all part of the brief - that it would be political.
- Design is accomplishing the task, according to the brief, to the customer's satisfaction.
- Once we get a brief from a client there is a research stage and a brainstorming session.
- After the brief, we dash to complete one more task before strapping on the jet.
- Adam brought his ten-year-old son to him, with a brief to knock the boy's piano technique into shape.
- Over the past year anyone with a brief to invest in, say, small companies or commodities would have naturally outperformed.
- He stayed with the company until 1994, where his experiences bled into the brief behind Theatre Absolute.
- It had to widen its brief to embrace purchasing and information technology as well.
- But surely he can't be a currently serving, if he abuses his brief so widely?
- When we receive a brief from a casting director, we go through our book of models and put forward who we think is suitable for the job.
- This retained a lot of the edginess that you might associate with the band whilst adding the elements that was required from the original brief.
- He felt that the brief was too abstract.
- After receiving an informative brief on the testing process given by the warrant officer, the staff were counted.
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