In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Ironically, before giving the speech, he sings, as a ceremonious prelude to the lynching, ‘O Death,’ a song made popular (in addition to being sung here) by bluegrass superstar Ralph Stanley.
- Even though Lance may hoist a ceremonious champagne toast while cruising to victory on the Tour's last day, cyclists never should ride under the influence of alcohol.
- After I had given my consent to marriage the ceremony had become less ceremonious, tables were pushed back to the walls and food was set out as a buffet.
- In his view, the cook should create the menu, order supplies, provide the artistic inspiration necessary for the great set-pieces of ceremonious dinners, and oversee the cooking.
- The funeral of Cataridge had been brief, but ceremonious.
- At least 6000 citizens had to ‘vote’ for an ostracism to be valid, and all the biggest political fish risked being fried in this ceremonious way.
- Dr. Westbank offered the operating scissors to Mac to sever the umbilical cord, a ceremonious thing that Mac was completely unaware of, but he did it anyway.
- Despite the ceremonious statements of intent and unanimous decisions in Prague, the Atlantic Alliance is drifting apart.
- The equestrian idol is led up to a church, brought up to the altar and blessed before it begins the ceremonious procession through the Great Entrance of the town square.
- It's not the most ceremonious way to launch the band's discography, perhaps, but it's a telling indicator that, after just a few live appearances, controller.controller have got people worked up.
- There, the real weapons and armor of the Great Feihong hung - not the ceremonious and decorative ones in the Hall, although they too could be wielded and worn.
- Manning's prime ambition, on the other hand, is to occupy the Red House, and behind the galvanised paling surrounding the south of the Red House, workmen are quietly and feverishly preparing for his ceremonious entrance.
- From the 13th century onward, tournaments became progressively less dangerous and more ceremonious.
- The ceremonious opening of prizes is repeatedly replayed in our art class, as everyone breathtakingly awaits the signs of pay dirt in magical containers.
- After a few ceremonious waves of his arm the chief, with expert precision, sticks the needle into my bicep, a few inches from my armpit.
- As MacNeice was to observe in 1941, ‘A Prayer for my Daughter’ articulates Yeats's nostalgia for a more ceremonious and structured past.
- The trembling, querulous voice should have been enough to shatter the ceremonious moment, but, somehow, it was not.
- Accompanied by a local band and scores of poorly clad children of the nearby slums, the students were given a ceremonious welcome at the Telugu High School in Anjeneyar Nagar.
- ‘Ah, yes,’ replied Kierkegaard, unperturbed, stepping back with a ceremonious sweep of his arm, ‘I, however, shall.’
- At the end of the aisle Chief Marcett waited, dressed in ceremonious white robes and shelled necklaces.
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