In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Hugh used to say that Howard was a boring little suburban lawyer with a closed and not very capacious mind.
- It is this kind of surprising observation, this capacity for affection that makes her so novels so capacious: a divorce may be announced, but so is the hissing of a gas fire.
- Each time I see Hugh, I remind him that we are a figment of his capacious imagination.
- This means that for a guinea you could feed two dozen trenchermen on BSE-free beef, and still have enough left over to fill a couple of capacious doggy-bags.
- Munro's stories have always felt exceptionally capacious; they have the scope of novels, though without any awkward sense of speeding up or boiling down.
- They don't address the same market, and you simply can't fit numerous albums onto even the most capacious memory card currently on the market.
- Within minutes the capacious bins around the Zone are brimming with cardboard boxes, soft drink bottles and disposable cutlery.
- At a functional level the building is well-situated, it is capacious, and has served generations of local people well.
- The range of Eco's interests and talents is such as to make him exemplary as a classic intellectual, for whom wide reading and capacious reflection are the distinguishing duties.
- A popular, capacious theatre in the city tempted many a moviegoer on a hot, sunny afternoon.
- It's easier to do this in the cold weather, when I'm wearing a jacket with capacious pockets.
- The novel is a simple, capacious, natural, and accessible form.
- Attorneys and judges in this bland, wood-paneled space all wear capacious robes patterned on the gowns of medieval European clerics.
- The human face and the human body are simply not that capacious: the bad things we do are infinitely worse than the bad ways we look.
- The overall impression is of a man with a warm and capacious heart and an affection for others that sustained his creative enterprises to the end.
- If all those clever writers studied other writers at university, they should, in addition to producing fiction and poetry, be writing capacious essays for the mythical common reader.
- My Microsoft Outlook engine is not so capacious; messages disappear after 28 days.
- Over white wine and crackers - produced by Phyllis from her capacious handbag - we debate the grim nature of some women's lives in America today.
- There was the case of Dr James Mackay, widely touted in the early 1990s as the leading authority on Burns and author of a capacious biography.
- I found the suites capacious, the sofas commodious, the sandwiches copious.
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