In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1USliterarypregonardivulgarit has been bruited (about) that … — corre el rumor de que …
- It's been bruited about by well-known theologians, sharp-tongued satirists and social critics (Mark Twain among others), but it's not really a very subtle point: The life of eternal blessedness sounds boring.
- Even Indian Affairs Minister Jane Stewart was semi-seriously bruited as a Fontaine legover by sore losers after her his first election as AFN Grand Chief in 1997.
- In her recent interview with this publication, Garvey lamented that some of the cuts being bruited about in Congress could be ‘a hit for us.’
- As Rennell says in a helpful appendix, the fact that Victoria accepted the ring is no evidence that they were secretly married as had been widely bruited in the 1860s when London society was agog with the notion that she had become Mrs Brown.
- Constitutional reform, much bruited, was always a means to this, rather than an end in its own right: a bargaining chip in negotiations with the Right, which had initially wanted a strong Presidential system.
- Meanwhile, in another city close to my heart, the concept of the football dream team is being bruited anew.
- The idea that women are less able than men in science has been bruited about for centuries.
- Arthur's treachery was not bruited in court and will not make the newspapers.
- There are those of us who advised in vain that this sordid matter be quietly and wisely settled and not be bruited about in public.
- It is being bruited about that the council will have a Shiite majority, though the religious Shiite parties will not be allowed to dominate it.
- For it had been bruited about that he was soon to emerge as one of the black hopes of Negro literature.
- But that's not possible now that Alice is bruiting about the idea of running for the Senate.
- That should cause some heartburn among Red Ken's supporters if it gets bruited about.
- So should there have been a coalition of South Asian groups called to the table after the Bollywood Cowboy theme was bruited?
- As Langdon points out: ‘Fears of a Jesuit complot to undermine republican institutions by means of infiltration of these institutions with graduates of Jesuit schools were widely bruited in the 1870s.’
- Let it no longer be bruited about that we keep it to ourselves when we err - as if indeed we wished to appear superhuman.
- Seeming to respond to the radical interrogations bruited by M. Nourbese Philip in her She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks, Atwood's later ‘Marsh Languages’ also critiques the construction of language.
- Three possible days have been bruited about for holding another session of parliament, in hopes of forming the government - Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
- The idea of a plenary council for the Church in the U.S. has been widely bruited, but a plenary council has not been held since the nineteenth century and nobody quite knows what it would entail.
- The latter is based on the widely bruited notion that Gillette Stadium is ‘entirely privately financed,’ which isn't altogether true since $70 million in state money was spent on the surrounding infrastructure.
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